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Credit Analyst/APM Job

Pack, Jaime BGI SF

Credit Analyst/Assistant Portfolio Manager

San Francisco, CA


Barclays Global Investors (BGI) is one of the world’s largest Fixed Income asset managers providing hedge fund products as well as total return on long only strategies. For 35 years, BGI has been at the forefront of developing innovative investment ideas, applying science and technology to the investment process. Headquartered in San Francisco and named one of the SF Business Times' ''Best Places to Work in the Bay Area 2007, '' the Barclays PLC subsidiary employs over 3,500 people globally and manages $2 trillion in assets.





The Credit Analyst will be a member of US Fixed Income Advanced Active Investments team responsible for generating superior performance in all active credit portfolios.  The Credit Analyst will be responsible for specific industries (TMT preferred) and making security specific recommendations across both long/short and long only (high yield and/or investment grade).



Key Responsibilities


·                     Actively enhance returns in credit funds by developing recommendations in specific sectors.

·                     Work with the quantitative research team to improve and update BGI proprietary credit models.

·                     Support the implementation of the credit process, including active participation in daily and weekly credit meetings.

·                     Help to develop desk credit monitoring tools that are easy to use and optimize alpha at lowest possible risk.

·                     Opportunistically develop hedge fund recommendations to enhance return in CorePlus and credit portfolios.





·                     At least 5 years of experience in fundamental credit analysis. Telecom/Media/Technology (TMT) preferred.

·                     In-depth understanding of capital structure, covenants, industry analysis, default risk, recovery analysis, term structure and market technicals.

·                     Knowledge of credit risk management, including tools and strategies to manage idiosyncratic, industry, systematic and interest rate risks.

·                     Willingness to learn the BGI quantitative research framework a must.

·                     Ability to prioritize demands from several portfolio managers and various research mandates in a fast paced, yet intellectually demanding work environment.

·                     General understanding of fixed income instruments, capital markets, hedging and derivatives.

·                     MBA and CFA desirable.



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Jaime Pack

Recruiting Specialist

Human Resources

Barclays Global Investors

(: (415) 908-7612 (office)

6: (415) 618-1411 (fax)

45 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA



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