Emerging Market Debt Analyst

LM Capital
San Diego, California
06 May 2022
05 Jun 2022
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

An independent global fixed-income investment firm in San Diego, CA seeks a self-motivated Emerging Market Debt Analyst.  The analyst will have two primary functions: conduct bottoms-up fundamental fixed income analysis and develop useful insights into global fixed income markets. The analyst will be part of a team responsible for making investment recommendations to the Investment Strategy Group and for monitoring material developments among existing holdings.


  • Conduct fundamental analysis on Emerging Market Debt issuers.
  • Make relative value buy and sell recommendations. Analyst will be an emerging markets generalist and must be able to successfully cover a wide variety of issuers and industries.
  • Make alpha-generating investment recommendations that reflect relative value, liquidity and portfolio constraints.
  • Develop key insights into macro global fixed income markets and make actionable recommendations that reflect these insights.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Intelligent, self-motivated, dynamic and intellectually curious.
  • BA/BS degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Math or Economics.
  • Strong preference for candidates experienced with Bloomberg Portfolio.
  • CFA or MBA strongly preferred.
  • Three years of experience in security analysis.
  • Emerging markets experience a must.
  • Previous experience as a buy-side debt analyst is not required, but is preferred. Rating agency or third party research firm experience is welcome.
  • Ability to work in a collegial atmosphere as part of a close-knit team.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and manage deadlines a must.
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly articulate investment recommendations.
  • Forty-hour workweek is the norm, but working from home is not an option under normal circumstances.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and preferably Bloomberg API. Must be willing to relocate to San Diego, CA.


  • A competitive base salary (based on experience) and a formula-driven incentive structure tied directly to success in portfolio performance and business origination efforts.

The firm is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status or disability.

If interested, please send a resume and a brief email, including compensation expectations, to tracie@volarllc.com.


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