Credit Research Analyst, Fixed Income
10d ago

What You Will Do

As a Credit Research Analyst you will :

  • Provide fundamental coverage of a sector within the global fixed income markets, with particular focus on the U.S. markets to contribute investment ideas that generate positive performance for our clients’ funds
  • Participate in a team-oriented structure, working daily with Traders, Portfolio Managers, Quantitative Analysts and Investment Directors
  • Prioritize core credit coverage from a larger sector universe by coordination with the investment team to find ideas that are most relevant for our products to generate positive performance
  • Perform fundamental analysis on your sector and individual companies to evaluate the creditworthiness of an issuer and assess the relative value of its bonds
  • Become the internal sector expert for the fixed income team
  • Conduct primary and secondary research on your companies and sectors
  • Build and maintain detailed models, in conjunction with research specialists that express your views and recommendations for your coverage
  • Analyze covenants and capital structures to select individual bonds / issuers for our funds
  • Lead company meetings, both in-house and externally, often in coordination with Portfolio Managers and equity colleagues
  • Participate in regular team meetings across our range of product disciplines
  • Publish internal research notes that express your conviction and recommendations to the investment management team
  • Partner with global trading desk counterparts to form relative value views taking liquidity considerations into account
  • Maintain regular issuer contact, including in-house and external meetings
  • Participate in cross-asset class meetings with equity colleagues to sharpen your company and sector views
  • Work closely and build relationships with peers in North America, UK, Europe and Asia including the equities, multi-asset, sales & distribution, and technology teams
  • Actively participate in strategy sessions that address credit trends, investment decisions and asset allocation a team-
  • based approach to investing

    We are in search of a candidate with the following :

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in the investment industry, including 5 years as a Credit Analyst
  • Direct US High Yield experience preferred
  • University Degree or equivalent experience
  • Credit Analyst skills with strong knowledge of high yield, and preferably with some experience in investment grade
  • Strong knowledge of capital structures and bond covenants
  • Experience covering a range of sectors
  • You have the credibility, communication skills and professional presence to interact effectively with investment professionals at all levels of experience
  • Flexibility as the role involves international travel
  • CFA an asset
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    No telephone inquiries or agencies please. We thank all applicants for their interest, please be advised that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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