Sovereign Analyst

Employer
PineBridge Investments Europe Ltd
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Great Salary/Bonus
Posted
Jul 13, 2017
Closes
Aug 14, 2017
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Engage in sovereign research in emerging market countries, including review of economic fundamentals, fiscal and monetary policy, political factors, valuations and technicals
  • Analyse sovereign risk to assess suitability for investment across all portfolios and perform country due diligence as appropriate
  • Analyse hard and local currency bonds, municipal, subfederal/regional issues and currencies
  • Generate trade ideas across various strategies, present country views at internal and clients' meetings
  • Instigate discussion with Portfolio Managers and Traders to optimize trade ideas into portfolios
  • Exceed benchmark returns from country selection as determined by the clients objectives
  • Regularly update in-house research depositary, Credit Analysis Platform (CAP) with country comments and review Relative Value Rankings (RVRs)
  • Drive and prepare in-house research publications on relevant countries
  • Actively contribute to¬† formal and informal team discussions and written Portfolio commentaries as necessary
  • Interact with EM corporate team, Developed markets fixed income colleagues, marketing, business development and RPF teams

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educated to the Masters Degree in a relevant discipline, ideally complemented by the CFA qualification and strong knowledge of econometrics
  • The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical and communication skills with over 3 years investment experience, preferably in a similar context.
  • Independent thinker with a strong sense of initiative and flexibility, coupled with a well-developed collaborative spirit as much decision-making is done on a team basis
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Willingness to travel as necessary
  • Client focus essential