Location: New York City
I am seeking an experienced, hard-working, and highly motivated distressed debt analyst that will cover a variety of distressed situations (pre-bankruptcy, during bankruptcy and post re-org). The analyst will provide fundamental published trade and investment recommendations (utilizing a value investing philosophy), write notes on bankruptcy proceeding, and maintain and update written research reports/database for names under their coverage. The analyst will work closely with me and have the opportunity to take on increasing responsibility over time.
The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of experience working in restructuring or as a desk analyst at a broker/dealer covering distressed situations. Those with buy side experience in distressed debt investing, along with candidates from legal backgrounds (1st-3rd year bankruptcy associates), are also encourage to apply. I am looking for someone with a combination of strong analytical skills (valuation and restructuring waterfall models) as well as excellent communication abilities. And finally: tenacity, intellectual curiousity, and a strong work ethic are all requirements of the position.
Contact: To apply please send your resume to email@example.com
Position: Distressed Debt Reporter
Location: New York City
This is an opportunity for an enterprising reporter to get in on the ground floor of a financial media startup already with a large following and unique position within the marketplace. The successful candidate will work alongside a mix of distressed analysts and journalists with years of experience reporting and working in the restructuring. We’re looking for a dogged reporter with proven skills and working knowledge of the bankruptcy space.
Most of the work will include hitting the phone to develop and maintain relationships with professionals across various business disciplines. Significant time will be spent following the bankruptcy docket of companies in your coverage and reporting/synthesizing bankruptcy filings alongside financial and legal professionals to determine trading and process implications. It will also entail listening in to court cases and reporting in real-time on contentious and dramatic bankruptcy proceedings.This position is perfect for a journalists looking to move to a research analyst role.
This is a full-time salaried position with benefits and definite room for advancement as the company grows.
Desired Skills & Experience
Required experience includes:
- At least two years experience working as a reporter covering distressed debt or bankruptcy
- Experience analyzing bankruptcy filings to uncover insights not often reported in general press
- Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
- Self starter with strong organizational skills
- Interest in business/legal issues
Contact: To apply please send your resume to hunter [at] distressed-debt-investing [dot] com