(Senior) Portfolio Manager Corporate Bonds Developed Markets

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Fisch Asset Management AG
Zurich, Switzerland
02 Jun 2022
02 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

In this role, you will work as a (Senior) Portfolio Manager in the Developed Markets Credit Team with a focus on Corporate Bonds in the Investment Grade and Crossover segments. You will co-manage two global strategies and you will collaborate closely with our High Yield and Emerging Market Portfolio Managers and Analysts.

Your tasks
  • Co-responsibility for the two successful Global Corporates strategies and the resulting performance
  • Development and periodic review of strategic and tactical target positioning
  • Portfolio construction and security selection in accordance with the strategic and tactical target positioning and under an integrative ESG approach
  • Fundamental credit analysis of IG and crossover companies
  • Close cooperation with High Yield and EM team
  • Further development of the investment process (refining ESG approach, expanding data analytics, etc)
  • External representation at investment committee meetings, presentations to prospects, conferences, panel discussions and roadshows
  • Create and review market and portfolio updates as well as external white papers

Our requirements
  • University degree in economics, finance or similar
  • CFA charterholder is a plus, ideally complemented by an ESG certification
  • At least 5 years of experience as an investment grade corporate bond portfolio manager with an existing track record and direct credit research responsibility
  • Profound macroeconomic understanding
  • Experience with emerging markets is an advantage
  • Experience with integrative ESG investment approaches preferred
  • Enjoying direct client contact and written communication
  • Hands-on personality with pleasure in active investment decisions, from preparation to implementation
  • Team player with high self-motivation, hard-working as well as entrepreneurial thinking and acting
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Experienced handling of Bloomberg, knowledge of the Aladdin system is an advantage
  • Fluent written and spoken German and English

About us:

Fisch Asset Management is an asset manager specializing in selected investment strategies and offers convertible bond, corporate bond and absolute return solutions. The aim is to create added value for longterm investors by means of active management. The firm's core competence is based on our long-standing expertise in credit and momentum. Founded in Zurich in 1994 by brothers Kurt and Dr Pius Fisch, Fisch Asset Management has established itself as an independent asset manager and one of the global market leaders in convertible bonds. With 90 employees, the company manages assets of around CHF 12 billion from institutional investors, primarily from Europe.

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