The research analysts, in collaboration with the Portfolio Managers, contribute to building sound leveraged loan portfolios by sourcing attractive relative value opportunities in the primary and secondary markets and actively monitoring the performance of each investment Key Accountabilities
Cover approximately 40 leveraged loan credits across multiple sectors
oPrepare full single-name credit write-ups including cash-flow projections and present recommendations to the Credit Committee
oMonitor assets in portfolio (quarterly reviews, amendments/waivers, covenant follow-up)
oMaintain sector reviews on a quarterly basis
oStructure and develop analytical tools and credit internal ratings database for loans in the investable universe
oParticipate in relative value trade opportunities detection along with Portfolio Management
oMaintain relationships with participating banks and PE sponsors as well as connecting with competitors in order to increase AXAs presence and franchise
oParticipate in the marketing effort of existing and new products
oCollaborate with other AXA Structured Finance teams
oPrior experience in healthcare, chemicals or transportation sectors preferred Role Requirements
Bachelors Degree required
8-10 years of Leveraged Loan Credit Analysis
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of structured credit vehicles as well as total return strategies and familiarity with the different associated portfolio management styles
Experience in work-out/restructuring situations
Knowledge of the bank loan markets and players, ideally acquired within a previous loan Credit Analyst position at sellside / buyside institutions or rating agencies
Strong knowledge of all Windows applications and Bloomberg
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work well in a team environment
Solution oriented and analytical mindset
Proactive and pragmatic
Well organized and able to work with critical deadlines
Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.
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