MSIM Singapore, Asia Credit Research and Investing Strategy, Associate or Senior Associate (Mandarin-speaking)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 19 Sep 17

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I. MORGAN STANLEY

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the Firm’s employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals.

II. MORGAN STANLEY INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (MSIM)

Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM), together with its investment advisory affiliates, has over 586 investment professionals around the world and $435 billion in assets under management or supervision as of June 30, 2017. Morgan Stanley Investment Management strives to provide outstanding long-term investment performance, service and a comprehensive suite of investment management solutions to a diverse client base, which includes governments, institutions, corporations and individuals worldwide.

Based in Singapore, MSIM is seeking an Asia Credit Associate or Senior Associate to cover company and sector research and make investment recommendations for institutional account portfolios. This role will be responsible for analyzing company credit risk and making relative value selections on companies in the new issue and secondary markets.

Key Responsibilities:

- Perform financial and credit analysis of companies within coverage sectors
- Prepare financial forecasts, comparable company analyses and valuation models
- Develop relative value opinions on credits and individual debt securities
- Write and defend credit investment recommendations
- Monitor market developments and quarterly financial performance of names to determine credit pricing impact
- Work with portfolio management and trading to recommend portfolio position sizing
- Assist in gathering and analyzing industry and macro data to identify trends and help develop broad views of corporate credit and sector allocation
- Leverage Excel, Bloomberg, Capital IQ and other technology applications

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Qualifications:


Qualifications and Skill-sets:

- A minimum of 3 years of experience in evaluating investment-grade (IG) and high-yield (HY) corporate credits and making investment decisions
- Corporate Credit experience covering China and Greater China markets essential
Fluent in English and Mandarin, with well-developed fundamental value and relative value skills
• Strong knowledge of credit analysis, financial accounting, complex capital structures, high yield covenant packages and basic bond portfolio management
Advanced Excel skills, advanced modeling, financial forecasting, effective writing and communication and facility with technology applications are musts
• Proven academic and professional achievement
• Progress toward or completion of a CFA a plus