Investment Analyst

London, United Kingdom

Job Description

Somerset Capital Management was founded in 2007 as a specialist Global Emerging Markets investment management firm.

Over time the firm has grown to $7+bn under management with more than 40 members of staff including 19 investment managers and analysts based in London and Singapore. Somerset Capital is structured as an employee-owned partnership. We believe in co-investment, capping our funds and preferring to focus on performance above asset gathering.

To help us maintain our ethos and commitment to this philosophy, we are always looking to enhance the capabilities of our team within our Fund Management, Marketing and Operations departments, and are currently seeking a bright minded and commercially focussed individual to join us and become an integral part of our team.

The Role:

Working with the Investment team you will research ideas across Latin America, EMEA, India and Frontier markets. The role will involve the following:

  • Monitoring daily news and results for existing holdings and notifying fund managers of any significant developments
  • Assisting fund teams with presentation materials for clients
  • Assisting fund teams on research projects focusing on particular industries - e.g. microfinance in South East Asia
  • Writing initiation notes on stocks based on calls and meetings with management according to the Company's template for stock research
  • Fact checking information provided by management in company meetings
  • Conducting research on macro and political risks in specific emerging and frontier markets
  • Ability to generate ideas within the specified regions

Qualifications and experience:

  • Candidates should have a degree from a first class university
  • Have a solid professional experience in banking, finance or related field
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Latin America, EMEA and Frontier markets
  • Demonstrable accounting and valuation skills to write full research reports on request
  • Verifiable history of working in team environments
  • Demonstrate experience working under pressure in a banking and financial services context, and an ability to learn quickly in a multi-disciplinary role to the end of building a career as a capable executive
  • Having lived and worked in one of the countries listed above would be desirable in bringing soft as well as hard knowledge to the role

Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits On Offer

To apply for this position, please send your CV with a covering letter, stating your salary expectations, to Sara Rose by 8th September 2019.

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