Associate—Eastern Europe and Central Asia

6 Apr

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Developing World Markets


DWM is seeking an associate for its Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) debt team, who will join a growing number of finance professionals with a strong social mission and commitment to sustainable economic development. The EECA associate will be a member of EECA debt team and will help conceive and execute the firm’s fixed income strategy for the region, assist the firm in the development and marketing of all the firm’s products in EECA, and participate in the management of client relationships in EECA.

The incumbent reports directly to the relationship manager and debt team leader for EECA. The position is based at DWM’s head office in Stamford, CT.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in developing a strategy to originate and execute on socially positive lending transactions throughout Eastern Europe and Central Asia
  • Building out an EECA debt portfolio for DWM-managed investment vehicles designed to maximize social and financial impact in the region as well as profitability to the firm
  • Originating, maintaining and expanding client lending relationships in EECA
  • Liaising with the equity and capital markets teams on transactions involving EECA
  • Performing due diligence and financial analysis
  • Preparing investment proposals for EECA debt transactions
  • Assisting in the development of new products for the region
  • Assisting in and/or reviewing the preparation of transaction documents
  • Planning and participating in regional marketing trips and attending conferences
  • Researching special projects and presenting results


Candidate must possess the following background and skill sets:

  • A college or graduate degree, ideally with a financial or business related concentration; MBA or equivalent is preferred
  • At least two years’ experience in or with any of the relevant countries in investment banking, corporate finance, and/or deal-oriented financial analysis. Preference for experience in international development, socially responsible investing, and/or a local, specialized microfinance rating agency
  • Strong ability to conduct financial analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including advanced MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Solid organizational & time management skills
  • Ability to represent the firm with potential and actual clients including extensive travel to the relevant countries
  • Demonstrated social commitment
  • Foreign language ability with preference Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian, Albanian or Russian
  • Proof of ability to work in the US

Developing World Markets (DWM) is at the forefront of a global effort to create investible solutions to meet social and economic needs of the developing world. DWM specializes in asset management for microfinance and other socially positive businesses in developing countries. We manage approximately $800 million of socially positive assets and have invested debt or equity in over 140 microfinance institutions (MFIs) across more than 40 countries worldwide. DWM structures transactions that open doors to the international capital markets for microfinance institutions and other socially motivated organizations. The DWM team has deep experience in investment banking and emerging markets investing, as well as a passionate interest shared with our clients in the social goals served by our transactions. For more information:


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