Guggenheim Services, LLC

Investment Banking First Year Analyst - Leveraged Finance & Financial Sponsors

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/31/2023 5:10 PM)
Job Category
Investment Banking Jobs
Position Type

Position Summary

The Leveraged Finance & Financial Sponsors Group is a rapidly growing and critically important strategic initiative for Guggenheim Securities. Over the past year, the Leveraged Finance & Financial Sponsors team has acted as sole or lead-left arranger / bookrunner on numerous financing transactions for our public, private, and sponsor-backed clients. In addition, the team has advised on many of the firm’s M&A and other capital raising transactions in which the firm’s private equity clients are involved.

Our Analysts play an integral role throughout the life of a transaction and have meaningful exposure to senior bankers and client representatives. Given this highly visible role and the technical nature of the group’s assignments, Analysts will have the opportunity to develop a diverse set of financial, analytical and communication skills. We pride ourselves on the dedication we give to our Analyst’s development, which in turn helps assist in supporting and cultivating our growing team of Leveraged Finance and Financial Sponsors bankers.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work hand-in-hand with senior Leveraged Finance & Financial Sponsors bankers to evaluate, pitch, and execute financing transactions across the firm’s industry and other product verticals
  • Lead day-to-day deal execution and project management on a range of financing transactions including credit due diligence, LBO / cash flow modeling, lender presentation creation, and lender outreach and due diligence facilitation
  • Develop and maintain complex financial models and comparable transactions analyses
  • Analyze business fundamentals including review of company strengths and risks, current and pro forma capitalization, and historical and projected financial performance
  • Help prepare and contribute to deal pitches including idea generation and identify, research, and analyze LBO and financing opportunities
  • Monitor and present current trends in the debt capital markets and private equity landscape

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in investment banking, accounting, consulting, private equity, hedge fund or corporate finance is a plus
  • Significant level of maturity and the ability to work as a team interfacing with senior management both internally and externally
  • Highly organized, with the initiative and ability to work with limited supervision
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Effective process management abilities

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree
  • Core modeling and valuation experience in professional setting
  • SIE Exam, Series 79 and Series 63 must be acquired within 150 days of employment

Salary Details

  • Annual base salary between $110,000 and $135,000.
  • The base salary range represents the low and high end of the anticipated base salary range for this position. Actual base salaries may vary depending on factors such as location and experience. The range listed reflects base salary only, and the total compensation package may include other components such as incentive compensation.
  • Currently, this role is expected to be in the ­­­­New York office at least 4 days per week.

About Us

Guggenheim Partners is a diversified financial services firm that delivers value to its clients through two primary businesses: Guggenheim Investments, a premier global asset manager and investment advisor, and Guggenheim Securities, a leading investment banking and capital markets business. Guggenheim’s professionals are based in offices around the world, and our commitment is to deliver long-term results with excellence and integrity while advancing the strategic interests of our clients.

Guggenheim is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Learn more at, and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @GuggenheimPtnrs.


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