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Asset Management - Emerging Market Corporate Bond Analyst - Executive Director

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Job Description

The Global Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities team (GFICC) at J.P. Morgan Asset Management is one of the world’s deepest and best-resourced fixed income managers, with expertise across all major fixed income sectors, including niche markets. Every investment decision in our fixed income solutions is underpinned by the proprietary research of a globally integrated team of sector specialists. Our shared research language, combining fundamental, quantitative valuation and technical inputs, facilitates the comparison of ideas across sectors and geographies. Global Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities manages a broad range of strategies, through funds and/or separate accounts, including broad market, long duration, stable value, intermediate high yield, emerging market debt, short and ultra-short duration, global bonds, structured products, mortgages and tax-aware strategies.

Job Summary

The analyst will be responsible for producing high quality, insightful and impactful credit research on Emerging Market corporate bond issuers across multiple sectors located primarily in Latin America (LATAM). The analysis will include both fundamental and relative value analysis across issuers, maturities, and currencies. The candidate should have strong written and verbal skills, and be able to communicate their views to portfolio managers and analysts, across Hong Kong, Shanghai, London and New York.

Job Responsibilities

  • Bottom-up fundamental research and relative value analysis on a group of corporate credits across multiple sectors under assigned coverage.
  • Perform fundamental sector analysis and be conversant in factors driving performance of the industry and constituents
  • Develop relative value opinions on covered credits and be able to present views in discussions with portfolio managers
  • Recommend relative value ranking for each sector and issuer covered
  • Publish concise and well-structured research notes on Issuers under coverage on regular basis
  • Coordinate credit and relative value views, including relative value across currencies, with counterparts and portfolio managers in London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and New York
  • Interact with company managements, sell side analysts (debt & equity), and rating agency analysts
  • Attend industry conferences and other investor meetings as appropriate

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Candidate must have at least 7 years of Emerging Market corporate research experience,
  • Strong fundamental credit analysis and financial modelling skills
  • Solid understanding of relative value analysis and factors influencing credit spread performance
  • Understanding of key ESG drivers for the sectors covered
  • BA/BS/MBA or equivalent
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Team player
  • Excel, Word, Power Point and Bloomberg

Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • CFA or progress towards achieving preferred
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) in Spanish preferred
  • Prefer experience on the buy-side with a proven track record or with a top-tier sell-side institution
  • Prefer candidates with experience covering / investing in multiple corporate sectors in LATAM across investment grade and high yield Issuers