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MUFG Union Bank Leveraged Loan Trading, Director in New York, New York

Leveraged Loan Trading, Director - 35392


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MUFG Securities EMEA plc., MUFG Securities (Europe) N.V., MUFG Securities Americas Inc., MUFG Securities (Canada), Ltd. and MUFG Securities Asia Limited under Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd aim to provide an internationally integrated securities operation offering best in class service and products to corporate and institutional clients and those of the MUFG group.

Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (MUSA) provides investment banking and brokerage products and services to institutional clients throughout the Americas. MUSA, is headquartered in New York and is active throughout the international capital markets, focusing on fixed income, debt, equity, derivatives and structured products.

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Director, Leveraged Loan Trading - MUSA

Job Summary:

The Leveraged Loan Trading Director will be responsible for making markets and provide liquidity in Leveraged Loans to MUFG’s institutional clients.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage risk across a portfolio of Leveraged Loans including hedging on both an individual security level as well as on a portfolio level

  • Trader is expected to work closely with research to assess the credit quality and specific credit risk in the desk’s positions

  • Manage the business’s balance sheet including monitoring the settlement and closing process

  • Pitch trade ideas to clients and provide relevant analysis and trading color to support recommendations

  • Work closely with sales to understand the objectives of their clients and how MUFG can assist in attaining those objectives

  • Work closely with MUFG’s Leveraged Finance Capital Markets team and provide market color, views and intelligence to help them assess market conditions for the firm’s issuing clients

  • Work closely with sales and capital markets to help build and expand the firm’s leveraged finance franchise including participating in daily market commentary calls as well as participating in client entertainment


Skills & Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. An advanced Master’s degree or an MBA is a decisive asset

  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant prior sell side or buy side work experience

  • Proficient computer skills, including in Excel including macros and pivot tables and PowerPoint

  • An in-depth understand of Leveraged Loan Trading

  • Strong collaboration skills and comfort working as part of a tight-knit sales and trading team as well as Leveraged Finance and Loan Syndication desks

  • A deep understanding of risk and how it applies to the Leveraged Finance business

General skills & experience:

  • Strong decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgment

  • A structured and logical approach to work

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and analytical skills

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

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Job : Global Markets

Primary Location : NEW YORK-New York

Job Posting : Sep 29, 2021, 8:32:53 AM

Shift: : Day

Schedule: : Full Time

Req ID: 35392