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Highbridge Research Associate

Website JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Job Description

In particular, among under-the-radar credit opportunities, the candidate will be expected to conduct deep-dive fundamental credit analysis as well as lead management and industry expert due diligence calls, underwrite financing opportunities, and assist in transactional work across the portfolio.
Specifically, the candidate will need to create proprietary financial models that accurately capture the economic characteristics of a company’s business as well as investment memos that clearly articulate the risk-reward proposition of an investment. Analyses will need to be both quantitative and qualitative in nature and will need to incorporate the evaluation of multiple scenarios to assess potential price impacts across an issuer’s publicly traded securities. The candidate should be familiar with SEC filings and GAAP and IFRS accounting.

 Three to five years of experience in an investment banking, advisory, private equity, or credit research role for a bank or investment firm.
 Strong research skills: corporate finance, equity, and credit research. Distressed investment background and indenture familiarity is a plus, but not a requisite.
 Strong verbal communication skills: will need to demonstrate a strong ability to communicate with internal team members and third parties including management   teams and advisors.
 Quantitative, qualitative, and commercial thinker.
 Ability to synthesize and summarize analysis into a written investment thesis.
 Strong working knowledge of Excel and excellent modeling skills.
 Strong written communication skills.
 Ability to work effectively within a high-performance, global team

Highbridge Capital Management, LLC is a global alternative asset management firm founded in 1992. Since its inception, the company has developed a diversified investment platform that includes hedge funds, traditional investment management products, and committed, closed-end vehicles with longer-term holding periods. Highbridge is a differentiated, credit and volatility focused franchise with the flexibility to invest opportunistically across the capital structure and liquidity spectrum. The Firm currently manages $4 billion of capital and seeks to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for some of the world’s most prominent institutional investors, public and corporate pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, foundations and family offices. The firm is based in New York with an office in London.

About Us

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the “WELL Health-Safety Rating” for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.

As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. These requirements may include sharing information in the firm’s vaccine record tool, vaccination or regular testing, mask wearing, social distancing and daily health checks. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

About the Team

J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management delivers industry-leading investment management and private banking solutions with client assets of $4 trillion. Our Asset Management division provides individuals, advisors and institutions with strategies and expertise that span the full spectrum of asset classes through our global network of investment professionals. We are the investment manager of choice for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors worldwide. With more than two centuries of experience, a broad range of core and alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major market worldwide, teams offer investment experience and insight that few firms can match.

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