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Nuveen Equities and Fixed Income (NEFI) is seeking a high yield credit analyst to primarily cover high yield bonds (along with some leveraged loans) in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector.

Nuveen is seeking an analytically strong individual with a solid finance background to augment the Fixed Income Research effort in the high yield credit market.

The right individual must have an understanding of the high yield capital market, financial analysis of leveraged companies and familiarity with bond and loan documentation.  Solid critical thinking and communication skills are required to be successful.  The successful candidate will work with the high yield portfolio managers and research analysts on fixed income securities across a range of portfolio mandates, including TIAA's General Account assets, mutual funds, CLO's, Closed End Funds, insurance portfolios, and non-pension accounts.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and monitor the credit quality characteristics of a portfolio high yield issuers.
  • Work in close collaboration with portfolio managers, traders, and other credit research analysts to provide thorough credit options and actionable trading recommendations.
  • Evaluate bond and loan documentation and legal agreements as part of investment review process.
  • Assist portfolio managers in forming and implementing their investment strategies.
  • Contribute to all formal reports and processes (internal ratings, recommendation lists, watch lists, etc.) that enable the efficient and transparent oversight of the asset class.
  • Represent Credit Research in meetings with issuers, interface with TIAA's Risk Management Team, and support TIAA goals and values
Qualifications

  Required:
  • Bachelors degree required.  MBA or CFA preferred
  • At least 8 years of related corporate credit research experience.  The candidate should also possess experience  in a total return environment
Preferred:
  • We currently have 2 openings for an Analyst; 1 in TMT and 1 in Healthcare
  • Broad-based knowledge of financial analysis, specifically of high leveraged companies
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, critical thinking, communication, presentation and financial modeling abilities
  • Ability to collaboratively share ideas and insights with portfolio managers, traders and fellow analysts.

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