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Columbia Threadneedle is looking for an experienced High Yield analyst to join its longstanding and highly successful High Yield team. In this role you will be expected to assume primary coverage for a number of industries, with a view to formulating investment opinions and trade ideas applicable for the full range of indexed and absolute return high yield funds.
How you'll spend your time...
You will be expected to take lead research responsibility for a number of sectors within the European high yield market, under the supervision of senior analysts. This will include the initiation and on-going coverage of individual names, monitoring direct and related news flow and events, as well as ESG considerations.
Enable the analysis of corporate and financial performance against forecasts.
Development and proposal of investment opinions and trading ideas on an absolute and relative value basis for presentation to the team.
Contributing to the development of desk tools.
Additional complimentary tasks in support of the high yield desk and fixed income.
Development of on-going relationships with external managers and sell-side analysts as part of the investment process
Contribute to the daily, weekly and monthly meetings that support a collaborative approach to portfolio construction
Participation in the most relevant global sector meetings to discuss industry themes, reflecting market activity, news and changes to fund positioning to both the broader fixed income department and the wider investment teams
If you also had this, it would be great...
Coding skills - VBA / Python
About Columbia Threadneedle Investments
You'll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority.
Here, you'll find growth and career opportunities across all of our businesses. We're intentionally built to help you succeed. Our reach is expansive with a global team of 2,000 people working together. Our expertise is diverse with more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. Our clients have access to a broad array of investment strategies and we have the capability to create bespoke solutions matched to clients' specific requirements.
Columbia Threadneedle is a people business and we recognize that our success is due to our talented people, who bring diversity of thought, complementary skills and capabilities. We are committed to providing an inclusive workplace that supports the diversity of our employees and reflects our broader communities and client-base.
We appreciate that work-life balance is an important factor for many when considering their next move so please discuss any flexible working requirements directly with your recruiter.