Entrepreneur. Product Strategist and Growth Consultant
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Experienced in rates derivative product valuation, corporate finance and risk management. Active in contracting market. Any professional contractors, please connect. Running several contractor-related LinkedIn Groups. These groups are created for members in the same industry to network, cross-reference each other for contracting opportunities, follow contractor related market news and events, and recommend services. Please click on the...
Experienced in rates derivative product valuation, corporate finance and risk management. Active in contracting market. Any professional contractors, please connect. Running several contractor-related LinkedIn Groups. These groups are created for members in the same industry to network, cross-reference each other for contracting opportunities, follow contractor related market news and events, and recommend services. Please click on the below link to join us. Financial Service Professional Contractor: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Financial-Service-Professional-Contractor-7483405/about IT Contractor Circle: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/IT-Contractor-Circle-8102181/about Independent Legal Consultants http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Independent-Legal-Consultants-8101581/aboutBusiness Consultant @ iContract is a dedicated contractor community to connect professional contractors with recruiters. Please check us out at www.icontract.co https://www.linkedin.com/groups/iContract-8153351/about Launching soon From July 2015 to Present (5 months) InternetDerivative Structuring Consultant @ - Price interest rate derivative products including swaps, collars, structured collars as well as loans with hedge embedded From January 2014 to June 2015 (1 year 6 months) SME Derivative Sales and Structuring Consultant @ - Interest Rate Derivative Product pricing and sales review, including interest rate swaps, collar, structured collar and enhanced collar. From March 2013 to December 2013 (10 months) London, United KingdomAssociate Director - European Corporate Finance @ - Market loan syndication, acquisition finance, debt capital market (i.e. bond issuance), as well as trade finance and securitisation products to European investment grade clients - Cover clients across food and beverage, consumer retail and pharmaceutical sectors including SABMiller, Bacardi, Unilever, ABInbev, Reckitt and GSK etc - Research into covered industries and companies to identify potential opportunities (i.e. acquisition targets, bond take-outs) and provide constant updates on news and markets - Review client’s M&A strategies to identify acquisition targets based on product and regional gaps. Perform target equity valuations and recommend acquisition finance options using a combination of products including syndicated loan, bridge to bond, public bond offering, private placement, equity, and equity linked products - Construct financial models to assess financial impacts (i.e. public rating changes) from recommended financing scenarios and project cash flows. Demonstrate pricing based on rating outcomes - Maintain relationships and review methodologies with Credit Rating Agencies including Moody’s, S&P and Fitch - Prepare pitch books and information packs before attending client pitches and meetings - Prepare business strategy and present to new business committee to obtain management’s approval - Liaise with credit department to obtain credit approval - Search for potential new prospect clients with suitable profile - Involved in deals such as SabMiller’s acquisition of Foster’s and the US$7bn bond issuance in Jan 2012 From August 2011 to February 2013 (1 year 7 months) London, United KingdomAssociate - Legal, Risk and Capital (Credit Risk) @ - Credit Risk Officer managing Emerging Market portfolio covering Middle East and Africa (61 names) including new counterparty credit assessments, annual credit and rating reviews, regional strategy reviews, daily transaction approvals and exposure monitoring - Quality control on rating analysis across the region. Review internal rating methodology in line with external rating agencies (Moody’s, S&P and Fitch) - Review and make credit recommendations on new transactions breaching current limits. Discuss with business to structure the trades to manage net exposures using dynamic credit hedging (CDSs), insurance, guarantees, securities, as well as Export Credit Agencies cover for Trade Finance transactions - Manage Global Market trading exposures using daily margining, additional margin calls, and counterparty netting - Review ISDA and CSA documentations before trading - Review debt covenants including ownership clause, cross default, coverage and leverage ratios etc. - Key involvements in the delivery of BACS project which successfully transferred the management of BACS products from CRM GTB to CRM clearing team in Frankfurt. - Market Risk Analyst in Traded Credit Products including CDSs and bonds - Daily and weekly Market Risk reporting on VARs, the Greeks, sensitivity and stress scenario analyses - Construct models for market risk reporting using Bloomberg, other bank-specific market data systems, as well as MS excel and Access - Completed one year graduate training programme covering Credit, Market as well as Operational Risks From September 2008 to July 2011 (2 years 11 months) London, United KingdomBusiness Developer - Project and Structured Finance @ - Act as the Chinese representative to identify potential investment opportunities, as well as establish and manage relationships with some major Chinese companies and banks. - Actively engaged in a team which structures and forms consortiums for PFI/PPP projects in the UK and infrastructure construction projects in Emerging markets, as well as provided advises on project finance. - Researched Private Finance Initiative and Public Private Partnership markets in the UK. From February 2006 to August 2008 (2 years 7 months) London, United KingdomBsc 1st Class Honours, Economics @ University College London, U. of London From 2005 to 2008 A-Level, Economics; Mathematics; Further Mathematics, A; A; A @ Langley School From 2003 to 2005 Amanda Cai is skilled in: Corporate Finance, Credit Risk, Market Risk, Project Finance, Investment Banking, Portfolio Management, Capital Markets, Derivatives, Financial Modeling, Structured Finance, Equities, Bloomberg, Financial Risk, Banking, Financial Structuring, Emerging Markets, Investments, Credit, Mergers & Acquisitions, Risk Management, Finance, Management
July 2015 to Present
National Australia Bank
Derivative Structuring Consultant
January 2014 to June 2015
Lloyds Banking Group
SME Derivative Sales and Structuring Consultant
March 2013 to December 2013
London, United Kingdom
Mizuho Corporate Bank
Associate Director - European Corporate Finance
August 2011 to February 2013
London, United Kingdom
Associate - Legal, Risk and Capital (Credit Risk)
September 2008 to July 2011
London, United Kingdom
Venus Asset Management
Business Developer - Project and Structured Finance
February 2006 to August 2008
London, United Kingdom
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