Job ref no.: CT3116513-01#0860

Corporate Trust - APAC Head of Transaction Management - Vice President

Deutsche Bank

Corporate Trust is a market leader in providing trustee and agency services to both the short and long-term debt issuances for corporate and FI issuers. It offers a very broad range of services for diverse products from complex securitizations, project finance, syndicated loans, secured bonds, debt exchanges and restructurings to more vanilla products such as medium term notes, bonds and commercial paper. Corporate Trust also offers escrows to give clients a degree of finance protection, whether the transactions are standard or complex.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead new transactions from start to closing, review and negotiate documents and structures and liaise with market counterparties and internal teams to close transactions. Draft notices or letters in line with the relevant Bank and market standards for both new and existing transactions.
  • Manage a portfolio of defaulted and distressed deals as well as facilitate clients' restructuring and workout situations.
  • Arrange and attend to bondholder/lender meetings. Coordinate with various parties to protect and enforce the bank’s rights in its trustee and agency capacities.
  • Work closely with business senior management on risk mitigation, product, restructurings, defaults, clients and new business and liaise with clients, lawyers, financial advisers, bondholders/lenders on transaction specific matters.
  • Liaison with issuers/borrowers and bondholders/lenders to deal with waivers, consent solicitation and restructurings with documentation amendments as required.
  • Relationship management and development with both internal and external clients, and all major control groups such as Legal, Tax, Compliance and Ops for ongoing transaction management purposes.
  • Providing guidance and supervision to other team members on legal documentation, transaction structure and mechanics.
  • Work with internal and external parties locally and globally on projects, regulatory developments and product development.
  • Assist the preparation / reconciliation of management / MIS reports and handling of control / compliance matters in accordance with regulatory requirements.


  • A minimum of 5-8 years’ experience in banking, corporate trust experience highly preferred. Candidates with strong legal and client service background, and solid debt capital market and banking product experience will be highly regarded.
  • At least 3-5 years in a similar role with previous experience (in the area of banking, structured finance or capital markets) of working on defaults and distressed transactions, documentation review and negotiation.
  • Very strong analytical and problem solving skills. Some knowledge of financial statements (preferable).
  • Detail-oriented, diligent, strong team-player and ability to work independently. Ability to produce results and solve problems under pressure to meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English and Chinese). Proficiency in Putonghua is strongly preferred.
  • Each situation is unique and requires fresh thinking.

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Job ref no. CT3116513-01#0860
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Senior management level
  • Degree