Credit focused asset manager

Mexico - Senior Corporate Credit Analyst
Mexico City
Full-time | Associate (3 to 6 years)
Competitive + Bonus/Commission
Finance
Deadline: on a rolling basis

POSITION BASED IN MEXICO CITY

IVO Capital Partners is an accredited boutique investment manager based in France. The company was founded in 2012 by ex-bankers who previously held senior positions in Rothschild & Co, Merrill Lynch and Nomura. Our offices are in Paris (HQ) and Mexico City (Investment Team)

The firm has three core business activities:

  • Asset management
  • Investment advisory for high-net worth clients
  • Specialized boutique investment banking: Structured Finance, DCM, M&A

IVO Capital Partners is seeking a senior corporate credit analyst to help analyze, recommend, and monitor investment opportunities across Global HY credit as well as stressed / distressed and select equities. The analyst will be focused on working our IVO Fixed Income flagship fund, as well as new products that will be launched during 2019.

The candidate will be based in Mexico City, in the upmarket neighborhood of Polanco. The candidate will also be expected to travel worldwide to participate to conferences, roadshows and investor trips.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop investment recommendations for the lead Portfolio Manager based on fundamental and relative value analysis within our investment universe
  • Perform and present at committee in-depth fundamental credit analysis effectively and comprehensively on a regular basis on issuers
  • Write in-depth, high quality, insightful and focused research on specific issuers within our investment universe
  • Work directly with the lead Portfolio Manager to answer questions regarding macroeconomic trends, credit concerns, industry changes, and relative value mispricings
  • Participate in the creation and updating of our analysis tools developed internally and being a force of proposal on methods and tools
  • Develop IVO’s notoriety through intermediary marketing and visibility initiatives (e.g. investor one on one discussions, conference participation)

What we are looking for:

  • Master degree or equivalent from Business/Engineering School or University with a major in finance
  • Strong academic pedigree
  • Minimum 3 years of professional work experience in investment decision making / financial analysis
  • Or 3 years as an investment banking analyst, preferably in a modeling heavy group (lev fin, M&A)
  • Previous experience in Emerging Markets, Distressed Debt and/or Consumer Finance is an asset
  • Strong analytical skills and modelling experience
  • Proactive/"can do" approach to work with ability to deal with a multitude of tasks in a multicultural environment
  • Excellent communication skills - able to communicate clearly and succinctly, both verbally and in writing
  • Fluency in English is essential, French and Spanish highly recommended and Portuguese is an asset

Salary: According to experience

Mexico City Office
Musset 354 Onterior 2, Colonia Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico