Equity Research Analyst, Buy-Side Firm

Singapore Permanent
  • Excellent culture and training opportunities
  • Newly created, expansion role

About Our Client

Our client is an independent investment manager, managing institutional sized assets. They have been active in the global markets for over sixteen years, operating with a lean yet highly professional team that is investing in public equities, currency markets, derivatives, hedge funds and private investments. Using prime technology, the company is highly efficient and positions itself among the best private asset managers.

Owing to their expansion in Asia, they are looking to hire an Equity Research Analyst, Public Markets.

Job Description

This role analyses, monitors, reports on the current positions in global markets. In addition, this role will help with selection of new opportunities. In coordination with the Head of Markets - Asia and Head of Asia (CIO), the successful candidate will run and monitor investment portfolios.

Responsibilities

  • Lead systematic research and analysis of public markets and industry trends, primarily in Asia ex-Japan
  • Conduct due diligence on portfolio companies or candidates, and support idea generation through constant interactions with companies and their stakeholders
  • Update on business trends, competition and new regulatory policy impacting the covered geography / sector
  • Contribute to discussions of sectors and companies covered by other team members, and promote an open and honest culture of challenging and being challenged
  • Prepare presentations and memos to the investment committee in relation to potential and existing investments, and macro / capital markets themes
  • Assist in preparing reports, ad hoc / strategic reviews other such related tasks
  • Assist in portfolio management duties including monitoring, reporting, and evaluating performance of executed transactions
  • Network with advisors in the region and sell-side analysts

The Successful Applicant

  • Excellent academic qualifications with at least four years in equity research - sell-side and/or buy-side
  • CFA would be preferred though not a must
  • Experience in covering Taiwan and Korea equities would be preferred
  • Expertise in equity research across technology, hi-tech sectors would be ideal though not a must
  • Ability to build, update, and maintain complex financial models representing the current and future financial state of the companies being analysed
  • Detail oriented, possess strong analytical and quantitative skill-set
  • Proficient with advanced computer software such as spreadsheets and database programs
  • Besides being a good team-player, candidates should also demonstrate maturity, integrity and possess the ability to interact and network with investors
  • Openness to frequent travel across Europe & Asia

What's on Offer

Our client, a leading private investment manager, is looking to hire this newly created headcount in Singapore. The firm has an excellent culture and a highly autonomous work environment, so we need someone who is highly independent. Candidates who have been in equity research for four or more years and are looking for a more autonomous setup and the opportunity to move into money management roles in the next four to five years, will find this an excellent fit.

Contact
Anurag Garg (Lic No: R1215997)
Quote job ref
JN-092022-5740677
Phone number
+65 6416 9817

Job summary

Function
Banking & Financial Services
Specialisation
Equity Research
What is your area of specialisation?
Financial Services
Location
Singapore
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Anurag Garg (Lic No: R1215997)
Consultant contact
+65 6416 9817
Job Reference
JN-092022-5740677

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.