Due to ongoing expansion within Blazehill Capital, we are seeking a new Investment Associate / Investment Manager to join the investment team.

This is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to join a fast, dynamic and growing credit fund.

The Investment Associate / Investment Manager will work directly with the wider investment team, assisting with credit analysis, underwriting and execution of new transactions.

The ideal candidate will have a background in a transactions, lending or an advisory role and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to multitask and have strong organisational capabilities.


Due diligence, credit analysis and underwriting           


  • Assess new opportunities including review of financial information and investment memorandums, conduct initial analysis, and summarise key findings for wider team consideration
  • Participate in meetings with advisors and management teams to discuss potential opportunities
  • Financial due diligence including cash flow modelling and sensitivity analysis
  • Collateral due diligence including reviewing asset appraisal reports, considering sector, legal and commercial factors that may impact on recoverability of collateral
  • Highlight key credit risks and risk mitigants
  • Assess likely exit options and potential recoveries in each scenario
  • Preparation of credit papers for credit committee and participating in credit committee meetings
  • Prepare indicative proposals, term sheets, and offer letters


Deal Execution


  • Support the deal team in negotiations of key commercial terms via analysis to identify optimal deal structure
  • Assist in the preparation of legal documentation via reviewing documentation and liaising with legal advisors
  • Work closely with internal and external advisors (collateral, financial, legal, M&A, tax, pensions) and help manage the various workstreams
  • Support with KYC and client onboarding processes


Portfolio management


  • Support on-going portfolio management over the lifecycle including review of client monthly MI reports, ongoing 3rd party valuation outputs and other key information
  • Assist in preparing portfolio updates to be included in monthly board packs
  • Explore exit options and realisation strategies, working closely with external advisors and restructuring specialists
  • Assist with any other portfolio management operations as required




  • Support origination of debt financing opportunities
  • Join meetings with advisors and management teams to discuss new opportunities, product offering and explore potential solutions
  • Opportunity to develop own contact and introducer network
  • Research industry and companies, sourcing ideas to generate potential new business opportunities




  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CFA or equivalent qualification with 1-2 years of post qualification work experience in a transaction, lending, or advisory role at a reputable firm
  • Significant experience reviewing, and preparing financial models and other key financial information
  • Advanced capability with Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Fluent in written and spoken English with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated, reliable, and driven to deliver results
  • Willingness to learn with ability to embrace and adapt in fast changing environment



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