Agency loans Documentation Associate

Date: 01-Jan-2023

Location: London, GB

Company: Mizuho

We are currently hiring for an Agency loans Documentation Associate


Profile Summary

Mizuho’s Agency function from our EMEA base in London offers a dedicated service and team to support and liaise with our client base. This includes close cooperation with the relationship team responsible for the Bank’s overall relationship, interfacing with the product managers handling.


The teams operate in 2 areas, Loan agency admin under the Loan administration department and Loan Agency Documentation under the Loan Agency department.   The agency teams are responsible for post closure management of all transactions where the EMEA area of Mizuho Bank act as Agent and this includes all communications with debt providers, export credit and multilateral agencies, legal counsel, specialist advisers and project sponsors. Mizuho participates in the LMA Agent’s group which meets regularly to discuss and drive documentation and process improvement in the Loan Market.


Within the Agency departments, the teams manage a portfolio of close to 130 transactions which range in quantum from £50m to over £13.0bn involving a wide variety of lenders globally, ranging from syndicates of 20 banks to larger global facilities involving over 200 institutions. Portfolio includes Leverage, Project finance and corporate transactions.


Duties and Responsibilities



Documentation driven processes
Loan documentation review and commenting pre signing
Deal onboarding – following Conditions precedent/making deal effective
Margin changes triggered by performance related events i.e compliance cert/ratings change notifying lenders on Debtdomain 
Maintaining financial and reporting covenant diaries -
Managing with borrower of all covenant deliverables 
Distribution of covenants to the lenders
Liaising with lenders on their financial and deal questions i.e. company performance/deal impact /liaise with lawyers and advisors on their behalf.
Relationship management of the borrower/lenders – providing guidance on the agreement processes.
Managing consents and waivers with Borrower
Managing and obtaining responses from lenders on consents and waivers.
Documentation execution after initial signing.
Acting as Security Agent where applicable.
Assist in work delegation and controlling
Checking and signing as required


Qualifications, Skills and Experience



Agency/Loans  Business Experience - essential 
Basic knowledge in Corporate Finance and Project Finance – essential 
Computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point – minimum requirement) – essential 
Business Awareness
Team Working
Relationship Management

We champion a flexible work environment, as we understand the need for people to meet other commitments or simply strike a good work-life balance.  As such, we are happy to talk flexible working for this role such as reduced working hours.  The role will also include homeworking.  

At Mizuho we are committed to supporting equality and diversity, and seek to create a workplace that is fully inclusive.  We welcome applications from all sections of the community that we operate in and from all ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation, beliefs, gender identities and disabilities.  

If you require more information about our equal opportunities policy or wish to discuss any accessibility requirements or reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team – and we will be happy to help. 




Mizuho Bank provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of international clients, focusing its efforts on serving major corporations, financial institutions, individuals and public sector entities. A relationship management approach to serving clients enables Mizuho Bank, together with group companies including Mizuho Trust & Banking and Mizuho Securities, to develop customised solutions in areas such as corporate, structured and project finance, transaction banking and risk management. 

With 81 offices outside Japan, Mizuho Bank offers both local experience and the ability to progress careers across its global business network. Mizuho Bank is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, one of the largest financial services companies in the world, with total assets of approximately US $1.8 trillion (as of March, 2016). Mizuho London Branch has over 850 employees, Mizuho Bank employs over 27,000 employees and is part of the Mizuho Financial 
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