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  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Den Haag
    • Date Posted
      January 06,2021
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    Investment Manager Alternative Fixed Income

    Position

    Aegon Asset Management (AAM) is a global, active investment manager. Investors worldwide entrust our organization to manage approximately €345 billion on their behalf. AAM has operations throughout the UK, Continental Europe, North America and Asia.

    The Alternative Fixed Income team focusses on delivering attractive risk-adjusted returns, by investing in less traditional or less liquid assets within the Fixed Income universe. The team covers a broad spectrum of investment opportunities: Corporate Risk (SME loans, Private Placements, CLOs), Consumer Risk (ABS, direct consumer loans, mortgage loans), and alternative Government Risk (ECAs, WSW, etc).
    The team manages about €30 billion in assets, predominantly for external clients, such as pension funds, insurance companies, banks and wholesalers.

    We are looking to expand the team by an Investment Manager who will be focusing on our Insured Private Debt Portfolio within our Alternative Fixed Income funds managed by the team.


    Reporting into the European Head of Alternative Fixed Income, the responsibilities of this role will entail:

    • Building relations with banks and all other counterparties in order to source interesting investment opportunities.
    • In-depth credit and structure analysis of investment opportunities.
    • In-depth credit analysis of insurance companies.
    • Discuss the outcome of your credit analysis with other members of the team and take an investment decision together.
    • General management of investment portfolios, including periodic review and existing investments in the funds.
    • Help with commercial activities, including giving pitches to potential investors.

    Requirements

    As Investment Manager, you are a dedicated team player with a hands-on mentality and you are result oriented. You have very strong analytical skills and an eye for detail. You have strong communication skills. You are optimistic and you like work within a dynamic environment.

    Moreover, you have the following qualifications and skills:

    • Master’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Econometrics or Mathematics - Cum Laude Graduate.
    • 0 – 5 years’ relevant experience in Investment Management or at an Investment Bank within Europe.
    • A high level of drive and you are achievement oriented, with a “deal maker” mentality.
    • Excellent analytical skills, with eye for detail.
    • Outstanding communication skills and able to assist in giving pitches to client.
    • Excellent people skills in order to build relationships with banks and other counterparties.
    • Fluent in English. Dutch language skills are not a pre-requisite
    • You are DSI certified or willing to register with the DSI and meet the compulsory Guidelines of the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA) on knowledge, skills and expertise.
    • The ideal candidate will be focused on excellence and delivery, resilient and able to work with many and varied deliverables.

    Terms and conditions of employment
    We offer you an interesting position where you work independently and professionally in an ambitious and dynamic organization. Growth and development are important to us, that is why we invest amply in our employees in the form of development and career possibilities. In exchange for your commitment and efforts we offer you an extensive and excellent package of pay and benefits, e.g.:

    • a competitive monthly salary;
    • in addition you receive a fixed 13th month’s salary and holiday allowance in the form of a monthly flexible budget of 16.7% of your monthly salary;
    • good balance between work and private life with at least 27 holiday days;
    • an appropriate commuting allowance;
    • excellent pension scheme and discount on Aegon products.

    Interested?
    Does this role appeal to you? We then look forward to receiving your cv and motivation via our application form on this website. For more information about the application procedure you can contact Dave Heilbron, Sr. Talent Acquisition Business Partner Dave.Heilbron@Aegon.com or +31 (0)6 83 25 44 97.

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