This sector covers all our debt jobs in capital markets. Also known as fixed income, debt usually refers to bonds, which like equities, are issued by a company or government in order to raise money. Only instead of selling investments in the company, the company sells bonds which are loans with promises to pay the bond holders back their principal plus interest at some designated time in the future. In the meantime, the bonds can be sold to other investors in the secondary bond markets. Typically, the bondholder who is eventually reimbursed is rarely the original buyer. As with equities, investment banks act as the bond underwriters to create bonds and bring them to market.
Until the date of the bond's maturity, the bondholder will receive interest payments in return for lending the issuer money and because these payments take the form of a fixed cash sum paid at regular intervals bonds have become known as fixed income products.
Debt Roles and Fixed Income Career Paths
If you work as a debt specialist, you could do anything from originating, to structuring to syndicating. Or you could even work for a law firm that handles the legal aspects of submitting registration paperwork and other tasks. In an investment bank, origination specialists are usually senior capital markets bankers. Their jobs involve quite a lot of travel to meet clients in an effort to gain insight into their financing needs and to persuade them to offer business to their bank.
If you work in structuring, you tend to be desk bound, creating debt products to suit a company's financial needs. Then it's up to the people on the syndication desk to get the market ready for sale. They calculate the best interest range, assess demand, and make sure the correct documents are in place.
Fixed income job titles include Fixed Income Trader, Municipal Bond Sales, Capital Markets Credit Risk Analyst, Global Fixed Income Product Specialist, Investment Grade Credit Investor, or Senior Structured Finance Specialist.
Skills and Qualities to Work in Fixed Income
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|Fixed Income Portfolio Manager (Asset Management)||Morgan McKinley Negotiable||Hong Kong SAR||21 May 13|
A European based fund house is looking to recruit a fixed income portfolio manager to manage portfolios with s...
|Securities Division, FICC, Data Strategies, Associate - Hong Kong||Goldman Sachs Competitive||Hong Kong SAR||21 May 13|
The Goldman Sachs Group is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities a...
|Director / Associate Director – Flow Credit Trading||Haitong International Securities Group Limited Not Specified||Hong Kong SAR||21 May 13|
Please quote the reference number (Ref: EF/FICC/FCT) in the application.
|Vice President / Assistant Vice President – Fixed Income||Haitong International Securities Group Limited Not Specified||Hong Kong SAR||21 May 13|
Please quote the reference number (Ref: EF/SF/VP) in the application.
|Assistant Vice President/Manager, Syndicated Finance||i-Contact Attractive||Hong Kong SAR||20 May 13|
A major PRC commercial bank with new establishment in Hong Kong, is recruiting a Syndicated Finance executive ...
|Front Office Controls & Remediation||Morgan McKinley Negotiable||Hong Kong SAR||20 May 13|
Controls and Remediation across APAC Markets business
|Fixed Income Analyst | Associate - VP | International Asset Management Firm | Hong Kong||Selby Jennings $125000 - $170000 per annum||Hong Kong SAR||20 May 13|
My Client is an International Asset Manager with a Leading Fixed Income Team based in Strategic Locations arou...
|Senior Bond /Fixed Income Sales, Hong Kong, China within the DCM Team||Spencer Ogden Competitive||Hong Kong SAR||20 May 13|
A well-established security firm is looking to add Senior/Director bond sales to their DCM team specialist tea...
|FX Developer - Options / Cash (AVP-VP)||Next Level Search Attractive||Hong Kong SAR||20 May 13|
Challenging technical and product focused role with a top tier bank. Bright FX candidates with python / slang ...
|Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income||UBS AG Negotiable||Hong Kong SAR||20 May 13|
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join UBS Global Asset Management as Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income.
|PORTFOLIO MANAGER - FIXED INCOME||Value Search Asia Competitive||Hong Kong SAR||20 May 13|
Our client, a leading investment management firm, is in the business of managing assets and providing investme...
|FX Sales - China Financial Institutions||Not Disclosed Competitive||Hong Kong SAR||16 May 13|
My client is an International IB and they are currently looking for a FX Specialist to join their Treasury pro...
|Senior Manager - Equities & FIC (Product & Index Development)||Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited Competitive||Hong Kong SAR||16 May 13|
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) is currently recruiting high calibre professional for the pos...
|Project Manager - Rates - Front Office - Investment Bank||Huxley Associates HKD80000 - HKD160000 per month||Hong Kong SAR||16 May 13|
A leading investment bank is looking for a Senior Project Manager to run a high profile project for the Intere...
|Debtor Management Manager Global Trades and Receivables Finance||HSBC Competitive||Hong Kong SAR||15 May 13|
Some careers shine brighter than others. If you're looking for a career that will help you to stand out, jo...
|Institutional FX Sales to Chinese banks||Castle Peak Executive Search Limited competitive||Hong Kong SAR||14 May 13|
A Tier 1 IB seeks a VP level Institutional FX Salesperson to cover China Banks. Must have strong relationships...
|HK Institutional Sales to non-banking clients||Castle Peak Executive Search Limited competitive||Hong Kong SAR||13 May 13|
An International IB seeks a Hong Kong Institutional Sales Person focused on non-banking clients so insurance c...
|Debt Product Specialist / Syndication Specialist||China International Capital Corporation (HK) Ltd Competitive||Hong Kong SAR||08 May 13|
DCM is looking for a PM that preferably has 4-5 year experience on RMB/US bond syndication related business. C...
|Junior Fixed Income Dealer||Aim Higher Negotiable||Hong Kong SAR||07 May 13|
Our client, a major global asset management company that manages assets over US$400 billion with a worldwide c...
|Junior Fixed Income Sales||Not Disclosed Salary||Hong Kong SAR||03 May 13|
Excellent career opportunity for the position of Junior Fixed Income Sales from the securities company of a le...
|Desk Analyst - Fixed Income Sales and Trading||Haitong International Securities Group Limited Not Specified||Hong Kong SAR||03 May 13|
Please quote the reference number (Ref: EF/FICC/DA) in the application.
|Director / Associate Director – Fixed Income Sales||Haitong International Securities Group Limited Not Specified||Hong Kong SAR||03 May 13|
Please quote the reference number (Ref: EF/FICC/FIS) in the application.
|Director / Associate Director – Flow Credit Trading||Haitong International Securities Group Limited Not Specified||Hong Kong SAR||03 May 13|
Please quote the reference number (Ref: EF/FICC/FCT) in the application.
|Senior Analyst/Associate - Debt Capital Markets||Morgan McKinley Negotiable||Hong Kong SAR||29 Apr 13|
Global Investment Bank is seeking a Korean speaking analyst/associate to join it''s Hong Kong based DCM team.
|Head of Debt Capital Market||Michael Page HK Financial Services Global Markets Base + Bonus||Hong Kong SAR||24 Apr 13|
A leading Chinese Security house looking to build their DCM team in Hong Kong
|Director, Compliance Officer, Fixed Income, Currencies & Credit||Not Disclosed Negotiable||Hong Kong SAR||12 Apr 13|
Provide compliance coverage and advice for - Fixed Income, Currencies & Credit, Treasury ("FIC" & "TRE")