Highland Capital Management is an SEC-registered investment adviser which, together with its affiliates, has approximately $20 billion of assets under management. Founded in 1993 by Jim Dondero and Mark Okada, Highland is one of the largest and most experienced global alternative credit managers. Highland’s strategies include leveraged loans, high yield bonds, distressed credit, public and private equities, structured products and natural resources.
Highland is seeking a bright, hard-working investment analyst to join its world-class credit research team. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to join the par credit investment team in their diligence/coverage of opportunities in senior secured loans. Please apply only if you reside in Dallas or are interested in relocating to Dallas, Texas.
Due diligence on the firm’s investment ideas, including fundamental credit analysis
Research and coverage of Par Credit Portfolios, including: tear sheets, models, comps, etc.
Communicate extensively with other analysts, directors and managing directors
Benchmarking analysis, valuation analysis and industry research
Interact with investment bank brokers/bankers/analysts and industry experts
Coordinate with all members of the investment staff on various aspects of investment analysis
An undergraduate degree from a highly ranked school, with a strong academic track record
2-4 years post-undergrad experience at a bulge bracket investment bank; credit experience – strongly preferred
Solid modeling skills, strong analytical and financial acumen
Attention to detail
Strong work ethic
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, writing and presentation skills
Desire to live and work in Dallas