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CELF Analyst (Full time – Permanent)

Company/ Firm Name

The Carlyle Group


London, UK

Published Date

9 December 2021

About the job:

Carlyle European Leveraged Finance (CELF) is one of the leading CLO managers in Europe with almost €9.0bn of AUM across almost 300 predominantly senior secured loans and HY bonds backing PE led buyouts. CELF is looking for a junior analyst and with 1-2 years of relevant experience. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing, market-leading team operating in the European Leveraged Finance market.


Europe Loans & Structured Credit Sub Department

Reports To:

Managing Director 

Primary Responsibilities:

• Work alongside Senior Credit Analysts to complete detailed investment research; 

• Assist with due diligence reviews for potential investments; 

• Produce and, in time, present credit papers to credit committee; 

• Monitor a portfolio of existing investments and, in time, become a sector specialist; 

• Provide trading recommendations to the Portfolio Manager; 

• Create and maintain financial models, including sensitising projected corporate business plan performance of potential investments; 

• Provide any other related support to the Leveraged Finance team.


Education & Certificates

• Minimum 2:1 degree or MBA from a top tier University

Professional Experience

• Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally from an investment bank

• Previous experience of working directly or indirectly within the Leveraged Finance sector

Competencies & Attributes

• Strong technical and analytical skills, including use of financial spreadsheets

• Good organisational skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritise is essential

• Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player

• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

• Willingness to become a CFA Charterholder

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