Investment Analyst, China Hardware/Software - Hedge Fund

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Walters Hong Kong
  • 31 Jul 17

The ideal candidate will have strong Greater China hardware/software/semi-conductors/telecom experience from either sell side equity research, management consulting, corporate M&A within a TMT company or from another investment management firm direclty as an Ivestment Analyst.

Our client is a China focused hedge fund affiliated with an established PE firm. The fund is fundamental long/short with a long-bias in its investment approach and invests across non-cyclical sectors. The average investment horizon ranges between 10 months to one year.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting the Portfolio Manager in assessing opportunities for publicly listed companies within the hardware, software, telecom, semi-conductor space.
  • Conduct 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 CIO and whole investment team during internal discussions or meetings
  • 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 CIO'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 have AT LEAST 2-3 years Greater China hardware, software, telecom, and/or semiconductor experience in sell side equity research, buy side investment analysis, management consulting or Corporate M&A role within a top China TMT firm
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin
  • 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 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