About this role
BlackRock’s Multi Sector Fixed Income Team, focused on Unconstrained Portfolios, is expanding its Corporate Opportunities Team in New York City.
The group is seeking an Analyst to advise on both long and short investment decisions across the Capital Structure with a particular focus on below-investment grade positions including, among others, leveraged loans, public and private credit, equities and PIPE’s. Candidate should have at a minimum a working knowledge of performing, stressed, and distressed credit, valuation analysis, and deal structuring. Candidate specific sector specialty not required, but it will likely be designated over time as opportunities present.
Strong aptitude and understanding of total return alpha generation, financial modeling, and strong communication skills are paramount to this role. Role is dynamic and requires a candidate to work with teammates in an interactive, intense environment but also someone who is a self-starter seeking greater responsibility over time.
Analyze and source dynamic investment situations and develop these into trade ideas
Understand credit risk across the various portfolios
Work closely with existing sector specialists and with senior Portfolio Managers to implement investment strategies
Responsible for providing investment opinions and expanding the team’s investment purview
Bachelor’s degree and a CFA Charter and/or an MBA is Preferred but not required
4+ years of relevant experience working as a research analyst, preferably with a focus on high yield credit
Ability to review bond indentures, credit agreements, and other relevant documents to aid in investment decisions
Experience in portfolio construction a plus, but not required
Proficient with in-depth financial modeling
Motivated, committed, self-starter with a desire to add significant value to the platform
Ability to flourish in a demanding, high pressure work environment
Python or programming knowledge a plus
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, we help millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable.
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