Credit Senior Investment Analyst/Principal

New York, NY

We are representing a multi-billion-dollar Canadian based investment management firm seeking a Liquid HY Credit Senior Investment Analyst / Principal for its NYC or Toronto office.

 

 

Company Highlights

 

  • Firm has C$330+ bn in investment assets which span Private Equity, Real Assets, Active Equities, and Capital Markets / Factor Investing
  • C$1bn currently committed to HY strategy w/ expectation of an additional commitment of C$2-C$4bn over the next year. Firm participates in both the primary and secondary markets in US High Yield. Stressed/Discounted HY securities are part of that secondary market opportunity set, and the portfolio contains such positions, however, Distressed HY is not explicitly part of the mandate and not a focus for the team.
  • US HY strategy has outperformed Bloomberg Barclays HY index by over 200bps since inception. The objective of the US HY mandate is to outperform by at least 100bps over a mid-term horizon (3-5 years). Given advantage of permanent capital – firm is able to take a longer term, fundamentally oriented view in evaluating opportunities.
  • Lead team of 4 individuals fully dedicated to the strategy; additional analytical support/occasional staffing from industry teams focused on other NA Leveraged Credit
  • The primary role of the analyst is to cover HY issuers across sectors, lead diligence / research, generate sound credit & investment recommendations, present ideas to the investment committee, monitor portfolio investments
  • This analyst will represent the strategy both internally and externally. Individual will be expected to maintain dialogue with sales/research on the street, work collaboratively with others and take on more responsibilities over time.

 

 

Requirements

 

  • 3-7+ years of buy side credit experience required
  • Strong research, financial modeling, analytical and valuation skills w/ a strong sense of absolute & relative value and event driven investing; proven track record of success
  • Significant high yield deal execution (running credit diligence end-to end) and evaluation of HY bond term sheets and indentures; deep understanding of multiple complete sub-sectors of the North American liquid HY market
  • Significant relationship management experience including primary responsibility for managing external stakeholder relationships (banks, law firms, other co-investors, management / owners of companies)
  • Has an international perspective and instinctive “nose” for investments, including where the next trends and opportunities lie for exceptional returns

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 8/8/2018
Salary Open






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