Fixed Income Credit Research Overview
The team is responsible for performing fundamental credit analysis via in-depth company and industry analysis, culminating in actionable ideas across RGA’s investment portfolio. The credit research team evaluates and monitors existing portfolio holdings as well as works to identify new investment opportunities with attractive risk/return characteristics.
The position will provide the candidate with exposure to the various roles and responsibilities that exist within the investments department of an insurance company while providing RGA Investments the opportunity to identify early candidates that will fit the needs of the growing RGA Investments department. The intern will learn the various methods and thought processes involved in analyzing individual companies, industries, and making relative value comparisons. The intern will also learn how a fixed income credit research analyst considers these factors within the framework of a broader insurance organization, achieving income goals within the constraints of ALM (asset liability management) objectives.
Work as a member of the credit analyst team which is responsible for evaluating existing RGA portfolio holdings as well as new investment opportunities. The intern will work alongside the senior credit analysts and learn the credit basics of various industries. The intern may be asked to help gather information on a specific industry and report to the rest of the team. The intern will also learn the basics of building financial statement models that are used when doing credit research as well as work on other ad hoc credit reporting projects.
- Must be enrolled as a full-time college student at the Junior, Senior or Graduate level pursuing a degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related degree program at an accredited university
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word
- Technology savvy, programming and process improvement/automation skills
- Creative thinker and self-motivated
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA), a Fortune 500 company, is among the leading global providers of life reinsurance and financial solutions, with approximately $3.5 trillion of life reinsurance in force and assets of $88.9 billion as of June 30, 2021. Founded in 1973, RGA today is recognized for its deep technical expertise in risk and capital management, innovative solutions, and commitment to serving its clients. With headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, and operations around the world, RGA delivers expert solutions in individual life reinsurance, individual living benefits reinsurance, group reinsurance, health reinsurance, facultative underwriting, product development, and financial solutions.
RGA Investments is a global asset manager based in St. Louis, with operations in London, Hong Kong and Singapore; in addition, ReCap Commercial operates in North America. We drive value creation by managing over $76.1 billion of assets globally for our in force businesses and supporting future growth through customized portfolio solutions. RGA Investments includes six core areas: Global Portfolio Management, Investment Solutions, Credit Research and Trading, Commercial Real Estate, Private Debt and Equity, and Investment Operations.