Junior Equity Analyst Junior Equity Analyst …

M&G plc.
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Jan 22
M&G plc.
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Jan 22
M&G plc.
At M&G our vision is: to become the best loved and most successful savings and investment business and we’re looking for people who are excited about joining us on our journey. We’re digitally transforming and investing heavily in technology and innovation to develop new and improved customer propositions that really raise the bar for our customers. To help us achieve our vision we’re looking for exceptional people who live our values and behaviours and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

What you can expect from us:

We are committed to creating an environment where you can be exceptional at all you do. To help us deliver this, we promise to:

  • Challenge Your Limits by creating a stimulating working environment and providing opportunities for you to be involved in meaningful and challenging work
  • Support Your Aspirations with a commitment to learning and development that helps you achieve and build your experience with people who want you to succeed
  • Value Your Input whereby leaders and managers will involve you in key decisions, listen to your thoughts and recognise the important contribution you make
  • Balance Your Life through a work life partnership that focuses on making this an inclusive, diverse and friendly place to work and offers the flexibility and support that enables everyone to be at their best

The Role:

We are looking for a motivated, independent thinker to join the APAC Equities team as junior analyst. The role holder will be conducting industry and company specific research on China A-share technology, electric vehicle supply chain and biotech sectors. The successful candidate will be in a strong position to develop his/her investment career on a promising equities team backed by patient permanent capital.

Key Work Level Accountabilities: Experienced Colleague:

  • Accountable for providing a quality service or product to customers and stakeholders, using skills/experience built through significant practical experience or training
  • For team leaders, accountable for ensuring the team the role supports is delivering a quality service or product
  • Works within established frameworks and procedures, with the freedom to interpret them to solve a range of problems
  • Delivers outputs that are clearly defined, using discretion over how to achieve them
  • Makes suggestions for improvements to the work of the team, based on previous experience and knowledge of similar situations

Key Responsibilities for this role:

  • Provide high quality and detailed analytical bandwidth to your senior colleagues
  • Generate independent, high quality, stock investment ideas that add alpha to regional and global portfolios.
  • Be a key participant and contributor to both the global and Asian  M&G equity team and the wider M&G investment business including Fixed Income
  • Communicate ideas effectively through shared written work in a concise and agreed format with the wider team. Contribute verbally within team and wider meetings
  • Work effectively with your colleagues sharing insights and know how and in the process contribute to our positive and inclusive team culture
  • Always act in a regulatory complaint manner and always uphold the highest standards of business and personal ethics
  • Act as an ambassador for M&G Investments in all interaction with colleagues, clients, counterparties and corporates

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ of experience in finance, technology, consulting industries. Experience working at Chinese technology companies a major plus
  • Prior sellside/buyside experience covering A-share, as well as private equity, venture capital in similar sectors is advantageous
  • Native Mandarin speaking and writing skill is essential, fluent English communication skill is a plus
  • Curious, open-minded, and an excellent technical analyst. Familiarity with Excel and financial modelling
  • A team player with ability to think laterally and creatively to generate his/her own investment ideas

We live by four behaviours at M&G and we ask all our employees to:

  • Inspire Others – Support and encourage each other, creating an environment where everyone can contribute and succeed
  • Embrace Change  - Be open to change, willing to be challenged and able to adapt quickly and imaginatively to new ideas
  • Deliver Results - Focus on outcomes, set high standards and deliver with energy and determination
  • Keep it Simple - Cut through complexity and bureaucracy, be clear and decisive and never overcomplicate things

At M&G Diversity and Inclusion is a strategic objective. We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people.  We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationally, disability, or military service and welcome those who have taken career breaks. We will consider flexible working arrangements for any of our roles.

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