Associate, Investment Grade Credit Research (Energy Sector specialist)
BlackRock
Gurgaon, Haryana
About this role

Business Description:
With over 400 investment professionals across the Americas, APAC and EMEA, and with a combined ~$1.45 trillion of AUM, Global Fixed Income (GFI) platform brings together distinct, yet complementary businesses under one global structure. GFI is comprised of Fundamental, Global Credit, Municipal, Model Based and Beta investment groups, covering both active and passive strategies clients with the most comprehensive and diverse investment strategies in the market today. Each of the investment teams within GFI is responsible for delivering performance and continuing to evolve and improve their investment process so that future performance can be delivered.

Brief description of where the role rests within the group:
The Associate will be part of the Credit Research team in Gurgaon and will cover the Energy sector.

Responsibilities:
Fundamental research on companies that can be used by senior analyst based in NY to make recommendations to portfolio managers of ‘buy and hold’ accounts as well as managers of ‘total return’ accounts
Preparing and maintaining/updating financial models with projections
Writing Credit reports
Maintaining comparative company analysis
Relaying information from conference calls, industry conferences, and discussions with management/rating agencies
preparing questions for management
dialing into road shows and updating views on new issuances

Ongoing monitoring of coverage names for:
Restructuring, event risk, capital structure, dominant/controlling shareholders, disruption
Preparing Earnings Summaries
Working on adhoc projects based on topical issues/trends/reforms impacting industries
Preparing industry databases, thematic reports, sections of presentations
Annual write-ups for cash management business

Qualifications:
Motivated team player and flexible in approach with ability to work independently
Excellent written and verbal communication skills - presents ideas in a clear, concise, and constructive manner
Strong Excel, financial modelling, and analytical skills
MBA or equivalent qualification in Finance with superior academic record; CFA will be an added advantage
Experience in writing credit reports
Excellent credit skills demonstrated through prior relevant experience working as a research analyst
Familiarity with financial databases like Bloomberg, Capital IQ, etc
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About BlackRock

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