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Commercial Corporate Finance and Syndications Product Lead

Regions Bank

Regions Bank

Accounting & Finance, Product
North Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Thank you for your interest in a career at Regions. At Regions, we believe associates deserve more than just a job. We believe in offering performance-driven individuals a place where they can build a career --- a place to expect more opportunities. If you are focused on results, dedicated to quality, strength and integrity, and possess the drive to succeed, then we are your employer of choice.

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Commercial Corporate Finance and Syndications Product Lead position is focused on originating revenue generating opportunities and fee income within Regions Capital Markets. The Product Lead will conduct business development activities to identify and source broader capital markets transactions for existing clients and prospects of the firm’s Commercial Banking group. The Product Lead’s primary role is to advise commercial banking clients and prospects on a range of capital markets transactions, including capital raising, M&A, and financial risk management. Regarding capital raising specifically, the Product Lead’s primary role also includes leading negotiations, structuring, legal documentation and execution of debt financing transactions for acquisitions, growth capital, recapitalizations, restructurings and leveraged buyouts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Generates strong revenue production over a sustained period of time
  • Leads proactive idea generation
  • Develops internal and external client relationships
  • Partners with Regions’ relationship managers to bring proactive ideas/insights to clients and identifies strategic advisory opportunities
  • Presents capital markets recommendations to existing clients and prospects
  • Leads debt financing processes from initial engagement through closing, including negotiating, structuring, financial modeling and legal documentation
  • Participates in the education of relationship managers on advisory opportunities and product solutions
  • Communicates and partners with core and extended client team members
  • Trains junior team members on transaction structuring and execution
  • Participates in the recruitment, development and training of junior resources

Extensive travel is required. In office 4-5 days per week when not traveling for client meetings.

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards act and is not eligible for overtime pay.

This position is incentive eligible.


  • Bachelor's degree from a reputable undergraduate college/university
  • Seven (7) years experience in capital markets, leveraged finance, and/or investment banking (i.e. M&A)
  • Should have Series 79 & 63 licenses OR be able to obtain them within six (6) months of employment

Skills and Competencies

  • Proven ability to originate, structure, and execute capital markets business
  • Effective partnership with the broader Syndicated Finance team and Loan Sales team when executing syndications opportunities
  • Capable of identifying and qualifying M&A and financial risk management opportunities for referral to the respective business units
  • Exposure to ISDA standards
  • Efficient and effective resource management related to new opportunities including resource deployment for pitches, screens, and deal approvals
  • Broad knowledge of the capital markets and current trends
  • Deep understanding of the syndicated loan market, including current trends and market norms
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills, including extensive credit acumen
  • Strong credit selectivity skills in-line with Regions’ risk management parameters and guidelines, especially regarding leveraged/sponsored opportunities
  • Ability to champion/present credit to risk management and the transaction screening committee without material senior level oversight
  • Proven track record and credibility with risk management partners showing appropriate stewardship of capital
  • Credibility with industry banking teams, the financial risk management team, and BlackArch/Clearsight professionals
  • Robust legal documentation expertise
  • Strong negotiation, written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Positive management/leadership skills and principles
  • Effective ability to lead by example and manage a deal team, including an established record of training/mentoring VPs, Associates, and Analysts in all aspects of capital markets process management and financial/credit analysis

This position may be filled at a higher level depending on the candidate’s qualifications and relevant experience.

Position Type

Full time

Compensation Details

Pay ranges are job specific and are provided as a point-of-market reference for compensation decisions. Other factors which directly impact pay for individual associates include: experience, skills, knowledge, contribution, job location and, most importantly, performance in the job role. As these factors vary by individuals, pay will also vary among individual associates within the same job.

The target information listed below is based on the Metropolitan Statistical Area Market Range for where the position is located and level of the position.

Job Range Target:


$197,585.64 USD


$260,064.00 USD

Incentive Pay Plans:

This role is eligible to participate in a discretionary incentive plan. Employees have the potential to receive a discretionary award based on performance against defined metrics and goals.Opportunity to participate in the Long Term Incentive Plan.

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for benefits-eligible associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.

  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Associate Volunteer Program

Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions’ benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.


Location Details

Charlotte Uptown


Charlotte, North Carolina

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We have a passion for creating an inclusive environment that promotes and values diversity of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sex, pregnancy, and many other primary and secondary dimensions that make each of us unique as individuals and provide valuable perspective that makes us a better company and employer. More importantly, we recognize that creating a workplace where everyone, regardless of background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.

OFCCP Disclosure: Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Job applications at Regions are accepted electronically through our career site for a minimum of five business days from the date of posting. Job postings for higher-volume positions may remain active for longer than the minimum period due to business need and may be closed at any time thereafter at the discretion of the company.