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Japan DCM Associate

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo

Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Debt Capital Markets Program Associate to join our growing Corporate and Investment Banking team in our Tokyo office.

In this role, you will:

  • Support senior bankers in their coverage and execution responsibilities, including idea generation and interaction with existing and prospective clients
  • Lead the preparation of written material, including pitch books, proposals, client materials and associated supporting analyses
  • Prepare ongoing market update materials, and stay abreast of key market developments and establishing knowledge of the target client base and relevant market dynamics
  • Assist in logistical requirement for clients and their investment engagement, such as roadshows
  • Work closely with partners locally and globally from different teams
  • Develop skills across a range of debt products, from senior bonds to subordinated instruments, liability management and ESG products
  • Play a key role in the execution function of a transaction including but not limited to internal approval requirements, preparing materials, support and coordinate due diligence, negotiation etc.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements within Investment Banking Program
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues, and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in or with exposure to Debt Capital Markets or Debt Syndicate
  • 2+ years of experience in Investment Banking, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • Proficiency in business-level Japanese language skills (spoken and written)

Desired Qualifications:

  • University degree holder with a relevant focus
  • The candidate should have or will need to obtain any relevant JSDA licenses

Job Expectations:

  • Diligent and focused, taking initiative to proactively improve our coverage, pitching and execution with core clients
  • Strong team player, focused on team building and partnership within the team and with other partners
  • Strong inter-personal skills, with an ability to engage and develop relationships with clients, and also internal partners

Posting End Date:

14 Jul 2024

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

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