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Senior Associate, Special Situation Reporter - CreditSights

Requisition ID:  46725
Business Unit:  Fitch Solutions
Category:  Credit Analysis & Research
Location: 

New York, NY, US

Date Posted:  Jul 11, 2024

At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity, employees work in an environment where they can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective. 

 

With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.

 

Fitch Solutions provides data, research and analytics that help clients excel at managing their credit risk, offer deep insight into the debt investment market, and provide comprehensive intelligence about the macroeconomic environment. All available on our platform, Fitch Connect, designed and built using our credit, macro and industry expertise to help you make more informed decisions.

 

LevFin Insights, a Fitch Solutions Company, seeks a Special Situations Reporter based out of our New York office.

The LevFin Insights special situations team provides capital market news and commentary on actionable events within the corporate high yield bond and leveraged loan markets. With a sharp focus on companies that are battling financial distress, our coverage often hits on restructuring strategies, creditor negotiations, advisory mandates, bankruptcy proceedings, litigations, operational and financial performance, and trading opportunities.

 

What We Offer:

  • The chance to join a team that has become the go-to source of news and analysis for leveraged finance, including events in the distressed and event-driven marketplaces.
  • Training to become an expert on all things corporate finance related.
  • A publishing platform that is read by the most influential dealmakers in the world.
  • The resources and opportunities that come with a large corporation like Fitch, but the workflow and nimbleness of a start-up newsroom.
  • Competitive pay, great benefits and hybrid work setup.
  • Work with driven individuals that value work-life balance, mental health and giving back to the community.

 

We’ll Count On You To:

  • Build a network of Wall Street sources to deliver exclusive, source-driven news and insight pieces.
  • Produce real-time stories throughout each market session.
  • Identify market trends and write timely insight pieces for a sophisticated audience of banks, asset managers and advisory firms.
  • Be a team player – willing to collaborate with complementary Fitch Solutions teams such as Covenant Review and CreditSights as we work toward team goals and further growth of LFI ’s special situations platform.

 

What You Need To Have:

  • A drive to break news in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills to drive internal collaboration and build external relationships across the capital markets arena.
  • Accuracy, ability to meet deadlines and produce insightful stories.
  • Curiosity; high aptitude for critical thinking and willingness to dive deep into the details.
  • Proficiency, or at least familiarity, with financial data.
  • 2+ years covering financial markets or business is preferred.
  • We will consider early-career candidates who need additional training, as well as senior level candidates with years of experience and high-level expertise.

 

What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • General resourcefulness and street smarts.
  • History of uncovering important stories and scoops in whatever beat you've been assigned.
  • Experience covering corporate credit markets, particularly distressed credits.
  • Source network in the corporate credit markets.
  • Knowledge of financial statements, SEC filings and legal documents.

    LevFin Insights, a Fitch Solutions Company, seeks a Special Situations Reporter based out of our New York office.

    The LevFin Insights special situations team provides capital market news and commentary on actionable events within the corporate high yield bond and leveraged loan markets. With a sharp focus on companies that are battling financial distress, our coverage often hits on restructuring strategies, creditor negotiations, advisory mandates, bankruptcy proceedings, litigations, operational and financial performance, and trading opportunities.

 

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

FOR NEW YORK AND CALIFORNIA ROLES ONLY: Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $90,000 and $100,000.   Actual salaries will be determined on an individualized basis and may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors.  Base pay is one part of Fitch’s total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, long-term incentives, and other benefits sponsored by Fitch.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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