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Analyst, US & Canadian Credit

Company: Polar Asset Management Partners Inc.
Location: Walton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Analyst, US & Canadian Credit
Polar Asset Management Partners Polar is a Toronto based alternative asset manager established in 1991 which manages approximately US$ 7.5 billion. Polar seeks to hire an Analyst to join our Long/Short Credit business to work under the guidance of senior analysts. The business focuses on market neutral fundamental Credit strategies designed to capture mispricing within and across asset classes and tenors (primarily within Credit). The scope of the strategy spans High Yield/Stressed and Investment Grade single name relative value and new issue Credit, as well as Credit-related equities.
Position Description

  • Synthesize individual company analysis into compelling trade recommendations
  • Conduct deep industry work, dive into companys financials, evaluate companys distinct business model competitive advantage, drive forward revenue, EBITDA and cash flow estimates and evaluate the total enterprise value through the use of primary and secondary research
  • Ability to dynamically assess new information, revisit thesis, and adjust recommendations and targets when relevant
  • Establish and maintain strong relevant expertise within the TMT sector and Canadian Credit markets
  • Work closely with the Senior Analysts and Portfolio Manager to evaluate upside and downside on trades, arrive at fair value on an absolute and a relative basis (and size trades appropriately). The use of comparables is highly recommended
  • Own the positions and maintain at least 7-10 names within the portfolio, with a larger addressable universe
  • Assist in the evaluation and participation of loan and bond new issues
    Position Requirements
    The successful candidate will possess strong analytical and Credit valuation skills and ability to assess relevant Credit documents and covenants. The individual will have at least 2 years of experience as a Credit analyst focusing on High Yield Credit and cross-capital structure opportunities and demonstrated grasp of the relevant sector. Additional qualifications for the position are the following:
    • +4 years of debt capital markets experience (preferred but not required, buy side/ investment analysis experience)
    • Ability to make investment decisions supported by rigorous analysis and communicated with conviction
    • Independent thought, intellectual curiosity, and an entrepreneurial nature
    • Proven interpersonal skills and experience in a collaborative, team-based, results-oriented environment
    • Strong presentation skills ability to communicate investment recommendation and analysis to colleagues and Portfolio Managers
    • Undergraduate degree with a strong academic record
      Polar Asset Management Partners is committed to equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.by Jobble

Keywords: Polar Asset Management Partners Inc., Scranton , Analyst, US & Canadian Credit, Professions , Walton, Pennsylvania

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