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London, England – US Capital Markets (High Yield) associates 1-5 years experience

The Role
Westridge Partners are working with three top-tier firms who are actively looking to grow their US Capital Markets practices in London. Successful candidates will earn market-leading salaries as well as a generous COLA, a relocation allowance and a merit-based bonus. Associates will work with lawyers in the U.S. Securities group and partners and lawyers in the finance, private equity and capital markets groups throughout the EMEA region, advising issuers, investment banks and others on a full range of finance and capital markets transactions but with a specific focus on high-yield transactions.

The positions require experience of US capital markets with an internationally recognized law firm. You will have drafted, reviewed, and negotiated primary and ancillary high-yield documentation including indentures, intercreditor agreements and related documents. You will be comfortable drafting and negotiating high-yield covenants and understand complex financial terms. You will have experience providing client guidance on all aspects of a high-yield transaction and have a strong working knowledge of the variety of structures used on high-yield offerings. You will have experience in acquisition finance transactions, including working with term sheets, engagement letters and multiple tree bidding scenarios, and have exposure to the specific requirements of private equity bidders. You should also have extensive experience of the US Securities Act of 1933, the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the US Investment Company Act of 1940.

Key Attractions
• Experience living and working in London, the leading financial hub in Europe
• Work on groundbreaking deals for major international clients
• Opportunities to be seconded to clients and work in offices around the world

For more details please e-mail henryallan@westridgepartners.com.