Leveraged finance is a platform in all major investment and commercial banks. It is a function that taps into two major financial markets, is accessed by nearly all private equity shops and hedge funds on a regular basis, and has been one of the booming profit centers of Wall Street for the past two decades. For analysts and associates, it has become a prime training ground for the most elite private equity shops and hedge funds. Subsequently, for careers on Wall Street, leveraged finance is one of the most sought-after fields.
In this insider Vault guide, you'll get the scoop on job responsibilities, compensation and lifestyle in leveraged finance for each of the relevant departments (structuring/origination, capital markets, credit, etc.), as well as a thorough overview of how leveraged finance fits into the financial markets and how a bank helps a company access the leveraged loan market.