London - Citi, Project and Infrastructure Finance, Analyst


Citi are looking for a Project and Infrastructure Finance Analyst - Banking, Capital Markets & Advisory. PIF is an integral component of BCMA and is part of Citi's wider Global Structured Debt team. PIF focuses on selective greenfield and brownfield asset-level project financings, primarily in the power and energy space, but also, across the wide infrastructure asset class to include: digital infrastructure, toll roads, airports, ports, and other essential service infrastructure. Mandates include acting as Financial Advisor (developing a financing strategy and structure while guiding clients through the financing process), Arranger (direct lending using the bank's balance sheet), and Bookrunner/Agent (arranging third-party financing).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the working within a team to execute project, energy and infrastructure project advisories, financings and third-party distribution
  • Work closely with applicable industry bankers to participate in the identification and origination of opportunities that meet certain target market and capital returns criteria
  • Assist in the structuring and execution of applicable debt financing for distribution in the capital markets, loan syndication market, or both
  • In select cases, participate in providing advisory services to clients seeking to debt finance a particular asset, on matters relating to debt capacity and sources, capital structure and procurement of export agency and other government guarantees
  • Assist in performing a robust credit analysis with respect to each project /in infrastructure situation for purposes of seeking (as applicable) internal credit approval consistent with Citi's credit standards and capital return requirements
  • Run and manage all aspects of the Financial Model
  • As applicable, assist in presenting a particular project to one or more rating agencies for purposes of procuring a credit rating
  • Together, with the applicable syndicate desk, interface with banks in the project / infrastructure finance market, as well as certain institutional investors, for purposes of syndicating and selling project risk
  • Assist in managing any applicable franchise, reputational or underwriting risk with respect to a specific project situation