Investment Analyst - High Yield Credit Group

Date: Jun 28, 2019


Company: New York Life Insurance Co


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A $250+ 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 $14 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+ 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.




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