Our client is a leading hedge fund specialising in credit investments. Their High Yield team manage a diverse portfolio across various industries, leveraging rigorous analysis and strategic insights to deliver superior returns to our investors.
As a High Yield Credit Analyst, you will play a pivotal role in our investment strategy, conducting in-depth analysis of high-yield credit opportunities across multiple sectors. Your responsibilities will include assessing creditworthiness, performing due diligence, and generating investment recommendations to drive portfolio performance.
- Conduct thorough fundamental analysis of high-yield credit instruments, including bonds, loans, and other debt securities.
- Evaluate the credit risk of issuers by analysing financial statements, industry trends, and market conditions.
- Generate detailed investment theses and recommendations based on your analysis, presenting findings to the investment team.
- Monitor and track existing high-yield credit positions, providing ongoing updates and recommendations for portfolio adjustments.
- Collaborate with portfolio managers and traders to identify and capitalise on market inefficiencies and opportunities.
- Stay abreast of market developments, regulatory changes, and macroeconomic trends impacting high-yield credit markets.
- Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field; advanced degree (e.g., MBA, CFA) preferred.
- Minimum of 1-3 years of experience as a high-yield credit analyst within a hedge fund, asset management firm, or investment bank.
- Strong understanding of financial modelling, credit analysis, and valuation techniques specific to high-yield credit instruments.
- Proficiency in utilising Bloomberg, FactSet, or similar financial analysis tools.
- Exceptional quantitative and qualitative analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to generate actionable insights.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex ideas clearly and succinctly.