Investment Analyst - High Yield & Leveraged Loans


Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values development, career growth, collaboration, innovation, and diversity & inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally.




New York Life Investments, a $500+ billion investment management organization is seeking to add an Investment Analyst to its High Yield Corporate Credit Group.  Current assets under management in the Group’s portfolios exceed $15 billion and are growing.  Portfolio strategies include institutional, total return, and CLO portfolios investing in high yield corporate debt and leveraged loans.

Responsibilities of the position include:


  • Perform credit research, investment analysis, and portfolio surveillance for specific industry sectors in the high yield and leveraged loans credit markets.
  • Present investment recommendations to management for approval.
  • Work with the portfolio managers to execute purchase and sale recommendations.
  • Develop and enhance relationships with broker-dealers.
  • Meet with issuer management teams to source opportunities and conduct due diligence.
  • Develop and enhance relationships with analysts at broker-dealers and the major rating agencies.
  • Prepare portfolio review reports for management.
  • Monitor existing portfolio holdings for performance and offer timely recommendations with regard to portfolio positioning in covered industries.


Requirements of the position include:

  • 5-8 years of relevant industry experience with a strong background in credit research and a thorough understanding of leveraged finance.
  • BA required; MBA or CFA is a plus.
  • Meaningful investment experience with leveraged loans, CLOs and total return portfolios is preferred.


The firm offers a competitive compensation package, a flexible benefits program, 401(k) with company match, a tuition assistance program, an on-site fitness center, a back-up child care center, and many other attractive benefits.


Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by our Foundation. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 83642




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