Investment Analyst, Global TMT - Hedge Fund

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Walters Hong Kong
  • 13 Sep 17

The client is a multi-billion multi-strategy fund. This position will be based in Hong Kong and sit within their fundamental long/short equity team covering Global TMT. The ideal candidate will either have 2-3 years of sell side experience (IBD M&A or equity research) OR 1-2 years buy side experience (PE or long/short hedge fund platform) covering TMT.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting the Portfolio Manager in assessing opportunities for publicly listed Technology companies based on rigorous fundamental research, designing trading strategies, and monitoring positions in the Portfolio
  • Focus on proprietary in-depth bottom-up fundamental research, with extensive interaction with company management teams, sell-side analysts, and other related industrial professionals
  • Build up preliminary financial models of the targeted companies; Clearly present ground work materials and conclusions to the PM and whole investment team during internal discussions or meetings and get approval before implementing further research process
  • Create historical and projected financial models, analysing key financial and operational metrics
  • generate in-depth research reports based on specific earnings forecasts, providing key supports to PM's final investment decisions
  • Identify a company's worth and how that fits in with the sell-side earnings revision cycle

Key requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will come from one of two backgrounds: 2-3 years of experience from IBD M&A or equity research with TMT coverage preferred OR 1-2 years buy side experience with a PE or fundamental driven hedge fund platform covering TMT with a background in IBD or equity research.
  • Native or business fluent level English is a must
  • Have extensive TMT sector experience across (ideally) more than one geographic region
  • Fundamental analysis - we take a deep dives into companies and take big stakes, so the ideal candidate should have a sound fundamental analytic background (i.e. not a trading or market neutral background)
  • Undergraduate degree in a numerate discipline
  • CFA qualified or part-qualified strongly preferred
  • Highly independent thinker, sound judgement and analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills and information collection capability