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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Managing Director/CIO

Location: New York City, New York

Salary: $400K - $400K

Here at HSBC we use our unique expertise, capabilities, breadth and perspectives to open up new kinds of opportunity for our more than 40 million customers. We’re bringing together the people, ideas and capital that nurture progress and growth, helping to create a better world – for our customers, our people, our investors, our communities and the planet we all share.

Job description

Debt Capital Markets (DCM) is a division within Capital Markets under Global Banking. The private placement business originates, structures, and executes fixed income transactions on behalf of HSBC’s clients. The Head of Private Placements will have strategic and operational oversight of the private placements team.

The individual will be responsible for overseeing and leading the firm’s fixed income private placement activities across HSBC’s client base.  This role requires a seasoned professional with extensive experience in structuring, executing, and managing private placement transactions across various sectors and industries.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the private placements team, providing guidance, mentorship, and strategic direction
  • Develop and maintain relationships with institutional investors and potential clients to source private placement opportunities
  • Evaluate and develop a deep pipeline of private capital markets opportunities, and work with internal and external teams to drive debt private placement execution processes
  • Originate, structure, and execute private placement transactions tailored to clients’ financing needs
  • Conduct detailed due diligence and credit analyses, using both qualitative and quantitative factors, on rated and unrated private placement candidates and make recommendations based on the analyses
  • Negotiate terms and conditions of private placement transactions, optimizing terms for both the client and the firm
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure execution and seamless compliance
  • Stay updated with industry trends, regulations, and market conditions to identify new opportunities and mitigate risks
  • Represent HSBC in industry events, conferences, and enhance visibility and reputation   
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in the wider debt capital markets team as well as those within wider Investment Banking and coverage population
  • Create a strong team spirit and coach, motivate and mentor team members

For this role, the targeted fixed pay is $400,000.

At HSBC, our overall goal is to provide a competitive Total Reward Package, with an appropriate mix of fixed pay, and variable pay, as part of an employee’s overall total compensation and benefits. Variable pay generally takes the form of discretionary, annual awards (sometimes referred to as a “bonus”). Additionally, HSBC offers a wide range of competitive and flexible benefits designed to help you improve your health and well-being, finances, and lifestyle.


In compliance with applicable laws, HSBC is committed to employing only those who are authorized to work in the US. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. as HSBC will not engage in immigration sponsorship for this position.

  • 10+ years of relevant investment banking experience
  • An undergraduate degree, including an exemplary academic record, from an accredited institution; MBA or advanced degree preferred
  • Proven track record of successfully closing private placement transactions
  • Strong network of contacts within the investment community, including institutional investors, family offices, and industry professionals
  • Excellent leadership, verbal and written communication, and negotiation skills
  • Deep understanding of financial markets, regulatory frameworks, and investment strategies
  • FINRA series 63, 79, 7, 24 licenses are required. Manager can allow a contingency period to obtain licenses at their discretion.

As an HSBC employee, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities to ensure you have the right skills for today and tomorrow. We offer a competitive pay and benefits package including a robust Wellness Hub, all in a welcoming, diverse and inclusive work environment.  You will be empowered to drive HSBC’s engagement with the communities we serve through an industry-leading volunteerism policy, a generous matching gift program, and a comprehensive program of immersive Sustainability and Climate Change Initiatives. You’ll want to join our Employee Resource Groups as they play a central part in life at HSBC, including the development of our employees and networking inside and outside of HSBC.  We value difference. We succeed together. We take responsibility. We get it done. And we want you to help us build the bank of the future!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, race, national origin, ethnicity, disability or medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran service, religion, creed, sex, gender, pregnancy, childbirth, caregiver status, marital status, citizenship or immigration status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other trait protected by applicable law.