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Investment Associate (Buy Side), 2020 - Santa Monica

Guggenheim Partners
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Guggenheim is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

ID: 2020-1183
Position Type: Regular Full-Time


About the Position

The Investment Associate position is a full-time position for current MBA or Master's candidates who anticipate graduation by the Summer of 2020. Candidates should be top performers who are willing to work hard in an entrepreneurial environment where initiative, creativity, maturity, and enthusiasm for learning are highly valued. This position is located in Santa Monica, CA, and begins Summer 2020.

About Potential Placements

Guggenheim Investment is recruiting across several buy-side positions. They include:
  • Insurance Portfolio Management
  • Total Return Portfolio Management
  • Governments & Agencies
  • Financing & Short Rates
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Investment Grade
  • Bank Loans
  • Municipals
  • Structured Credit
  • Macroeconomic Research
  • Real Estate
  • Infrastructure
  • Equities
  • Institutional Distribution
  • Strategy

Guggenheim staff will assist in assignment of candidates to different groups.


Specific Responsibilities Vary by Team, but Include
  • Identify and evaluate securities for potential investment or sale
  • Develop competency in various fixed income and equity concepts and products
  • Research current market themes and credit trends within sectors and maintain relevant statistical data as necessary
  • Prepare credit memoranda on potential purchases and existing investments
  • Effectively communicate with investment professionals across Guggenheim Partners' various investment groups
  • Perform due diligence on Investment issuers and managers via third party research, meetings and conference participation, which may require occasional domestic travel
  • Build applications to meet the risk management and portfolio construction needs of the broader organization
  • Interact with marketing, investor relations, client valuation teams and trade settlement groups
  • Prepare timely and accurate periodic and ad-hoc exposure and performance reports for management


Skills & Experience Required
  • Degree holder or expected MBA/Master's graduation date of December 2019 - June 2020
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed with limited supervision
  • Record of success as part of a team or group effort
  • Must be able to operate in a stressful, deadline driven environment while still maintaining a strict attention to detail and ability to prioritize issues appropriately
  • Understanding of accounting via basic coursework or experience.
  • Strong technical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Bloomberg or programming experience a plus
  • Limited travel may be required

About the Firm

About Guggenheim Investments

Guggenheim Investments is the global asset management and investment advisory division of Guggenheim Partners, with expertise in fixed income, equity, and alternative strategies. We focus on the return and risk needs of insurance companies, corporate and public pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and foundations, consultants, wealth managers, and high-net-worth investors. Our team of investment professionals performs rigorous research to understand market trends and identify undervalued opportunities in areas that are often complex and underfollowed. This approach to investment management has enabled us to deliver innovative strategies providing diversification opportunities and attractive long-term results.

Posted: 2020-06-04 Expires: 2020-07-06

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