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Corporate Securities Associate

New York

Credit Funds

Ref#: 1893

Date published: 26-Jan-2016

Corporate Securities Associate

Fortress is seeking an Associate to support the Corporate Securities desk within the Credit Funds business.  The Corporate Securities team focuses on event-driven, idiosyncratic opportunities that exist in publicly traded securities across the capital structure. The team generally concentrates on out of favor industries where securities trade at stressed and distressed levels allowing for substantial upside. The investment model emphasizes deep industry and company-specific research as a backdrop to formulating opinions on intrinsic value, cash flow potential and eventual recoveries. The Corporate Securities team also emphasizes analysis of indentures and credit agreements and other relevant legal documents that may govern the securities in order to formulate further investments, including those surrounding litigation opportunities and inter-capital structure arbitrage.


The Corporate Securities Associate will:

•           Identify and research investment opportunities while maintaining portfolio investments

•           Develop financial models and perform comparative company analysis to determine valuation and project investment returns

•           Conduct detailed business diligence (industry analysis, competitive landscape, capital needs, growth assumptions, etc.)

•           Perform credit analysis, asset selection, portfolio analytics, pricing and valuations


The ideal candidate will have:

•           A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics or related field, with three years of related experience 

•           A background in investment banking, restructuring, fixed income/equity research, hedge funds or private equity

•           An understanding of capital structures and balance sheets, familiarity with bankruptcy and the ability to analyze a company

•           Strong written and oral communication skills

•           Solid knowledge of accounting principles and financial modeling

•           Excellent Excel skills

•           Position is located in our New York office

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