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Capital Group | Los Angeles, California
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Job Description

Req ID:  7401
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Come grow with us

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

This is an investment role that will focus on supporting Capital Group’s Vehicle Flexibility initiative, and will contribute to the investment process through ideas generation for investment grade corporate bond and core strategies. The ideal candidate will have prior experience independently replicating fixed income portfolios as well as strong market, sector, and technical skills.  He or she will combine independent thinking with a collaborative instinct and working style. This will include drawing on strong analytical, communication and influencing skills to enhance the overall process and investment dynamic.

Major Responsibilities:

Help drive Capital Fixed Income Investors’ portfolio replication initiative by contributing to overall strategy development and implementation for portfolios.

  • Work with relevant mandate and fund portfolio managers to manage replication of Fixed Income institutional accounts
  • Ensure timely and accurate execution of investment strategies across the vehicles
  • Leverage knowledge and expertise in collaboration across various internal groups
  • Develop and evolve processes for delivering solutions to a wide range of clients
  • Generate and implement investment ideas for investment grade corporate bond and core strategies accounts, with the goal of contributing to excellent investment results.
  • Create models/thesis/insights to help shape top down strategy and individual portfolio construction 
  • Develop and regularly share market views
  • Influence others by demonstrating strong investment ability and communicating and engaging with colleagues

Provide intra-day updates on investment grade corporate bond and core strategies to portfolio managers, analysts, and traders.

Key Relationships:

  • Fixed income portfolio managers, traders, and analysts
  • Internal resources, including FIPAG, QRA, RQS and other groups involved with portfolio replication and Vehicle Flexibility


  • 10+ years of experience in the investment management industry, ideally in an investment strategist or replication role; will have experience working with fixed income investments
  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of index or active investment strategy replication, securities and investment business, and Capital Group’s investment process
  • Strong academic credentials including an advanced degree in a quantitative field. A CFA is also preferred
  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and analytical skills in areas of high complexity, ambiguity and diversity
  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate and develop/maintain working relationships inside and outside the organization to enable effective completion of business objectives
  • Demonstrates sound judgment in resolving complex issues in a practical manner
  • Demonstrates effective and influential written and oral communication skills with a diverse group of associates and senior business leaders

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.39 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

About Capital Group

Internet Capital Group, Inc. (ICG) is focused on acquiring and building Internet software and services companies. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company hold ownership interests in 14 companies that are considered to be the partner companies. The results for the operation of the partner companies are reported in two business segments: the core reporting segment and the other holdings reporting segment. The core reporting segment includes those partner companies in which ICG's management takes a role in providing direction and management assistance. The other holdings reporting segment includes partner companies over which the Company have less influence, because they are public companies and/or have a relatively small ownership stake in those partner companies. (Source: 10-K)

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