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Asset Management Research Analyst, Analyst/Associate # 080731

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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 11/21/2016

Credit Suisse New York, NY

New York, NY
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree





New York




Private Banking and Wealth Management



Die Credit Suisse ist ein weltweit f hrender Verm gensverwalter mit besonderen Kompetenzen in den Bereichen Investment Banking und Asset Management. Die Bank wurde 1856 gegr ndet und hat sich zu einem Global Player mit ber 45 000 Mitarbeitenden in 50 L ndern entwickelt. Mit neuer F hrung und neuer Strategie sowie einer optimierten globalen Unternehmensorganisation sind wir auf Wachstum ausgerichtet. Durch die Zusammenarbeit der verschiedenen Gesch ftsbereiche, Divisionen und Regionen entwickeln wir innovative L sungen f r die Anforderungen unserer Kunden und unterst tzen unsere Mitarbeitenden bei ihrer beruflichen Entwicklung. Die kontinuierliche Investition in unsere Mitarbeitenden geniesst bei uns hohe Priorit t. Wir bieten daher regelm ssig Schulungen sowie Gelegenheiten f r Networking und berufliche Mobilit t an. Gestalten Sie gemeinsam mit uns die Zukunft der Credit Suisse.


The Alternative Funds Solutions Group (AFS) is a premier provider of multi-manager Alternative Investment services for institutional and private clients globally. The group offers commingled, customized, and hedge fund of fund portfolios, as well as advisory services and is one of the largest global hedge fund solutions providers. The group expertise is anchored in its long-term investment experience and has an established track record in a broad portfolio of products with solid performance dating back to 1998. The substantial professional resources of over 40 people are collectively committed to the business of AFS and situated in six global offices including New York, San Francisco, London, Zurich, Tokyo, and Singapore.

Asset Management Research Analyst, Analyst/Associate

This is a Asset Management Research Analyst, Analyst/Associate role within the AFS Fundamental Investment Research Team, covering Long/Short Equity, Event Driven and Distressed Credit managers. Overall responsibilities include preparing and conducting investment due diligence on new managers and monitoring current investments, in addition to working with customized and advisory clients on a regular and ad-hoc basis.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Serve as an investment due diligence analyst supporting the group s hedge fund offerings, including commingled and customized multi-manager portfolios and advisory services

* Hold primary responsibility for monitoring a sub-group of hedge fund managers who pursue Fundamental investment strategies

* Lead meetings with portfolio managers and senior investment and risk professionals at currently invested and prospective hedge funds

* Source, review and conduct investment due diligence on prospective managers across all Fundamental strategies, in collaboration with members of the Operational Due Diligence and Market Risk teams

* Ensure all proper diligence measures were completed prior to presenting to the AFS Investment Committee

* Prepare agendas and write thorough meeting notes for review by senior management, portfolio managers and clients

* Present manager findings and strategy-level views during monthly research meetings

* Provide support to portfolio managers, product specialists and sales/distribution for marketing purposes and investor inquiries

* Participate in current and prospective client meetings


* Three or more years with direct exposure to hedge funds through an allocator, service provider or direct investment role

* Solid academic background with minimum Bachelor s degree; MBA/graduate degree and/or CFA preferred

* Solid quantitative skills

* Knowledge of economics, financial instruments and derivatives

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Bloomberg (preferred)

* Ability to prioritize and multi-task, take appropriate action and maintain good judgment while ensuring high quality output at all times

* Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written

* Domestic and international travel may be required


Die Credit Suisse f rdert Chancengleichheit. Kulturelle Vielfalt verschafft uns einen Wettbewerbsvorteil auf dem globalen Markt und ist entscheidend f r unseren Erfolg.