Associate Director - Fixed Income Research, Mexico

Afore Coppel
Mexico City (MX)
Jul 28, 2019
Aug 27, 2019
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Afore Coppel is a Mexican pension fund management company headquartered in Mexico City and established in 2006. It is a subsidiary of Coppel Capital, which is ultimately owned by Grupo Coppel. As at June 30, 2019, the company held close to US$ 12 billion in assets under management and 10 million customers. It offers one of the widest coverage service in the country, through more than 1,450 services modules, providing professional and comprehensive retirement advisory services. For more information:

Specific accountabilities

We are looking for an experienced individual to join our team as Associate Director, Fixed Income Research. The successful candidate will support the Investment Risk Director and Portfolio Managers in all aspect of investment and asset management activities with a focus on credit research on an assigned universe as well as the ongoing analysis, monitoring and reporting of corporate debt issuers. The person will be responsible for a team of junior/senior analysts and the typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Lead, build, direct research coverage for Fixed Income portfolios.
  • Cover multiple sectors by producing valuable research on corporate debt issuers.
  • Conduct fundamental research and in-depth analysis on local investment grade bonds.
  • Identify drivers of value creation and advise Fixed Income PM of investment opportunities.
  • Monitor existing managed holdings, generate new buy/sell recommendations, review proposed securities purchases and communicate conclusions and recommendations orally and in writing.
  • Ensure research being produced is timely, thorough, thoughtful, and meets internal/external standards.
  • Interact with institutional investors, and participate in roadshows, seminars and other related events.
  • Attend conferences and corporate management meetings.
  • Respond to inquiries from Fixed Income PM, and participate in Investment Committee.
  • Provide training to junior/senior analysts as and when required.

Key requirements

  • Advanced academic degrees and professional designations (CFA) preferred
  • 5+ years of related experience (people management experience is not mandatory, however the individual must have at least guided or mentored people before)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Extremely detail-oriented, team player, proactive, driven and committed to continuous quality improvement


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