NEWS 28/01/2020

Aurum is Hiring – Investment Research Team

Investment Research Analyst – Hedge Fund Selection

Aurum Research Limited are recruiting two experienced mid-level analysts for our Investment Research team.

Aurum is a specialist investment manager focused on selecting hedge funds.  We have a group-wide team of over 50 employees, advising on $2.7bn in assets.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Screen hedge fund investment universe.
  • Attend industry conferences and meetings with hedge fund managers, summarise and communicate key details to the research team.
  • Perform investment due diligence on prospective investments.
  • Monitor invested hedge funds.
  • Contribute to top down strategy analysis/review.
  • Lead in the production of external performance commentaries and thought pieces.
  • Support Aurum’s efforts to further incorporate ESG into the investment process.
  • Periodic travel for meetings and conferences.

Requirements

  • Ideally candidates will have a minimum of 3-5 years of investment industry experience in sourcing, analysing and conducting investment due diligence on hedge funds (preferred strategy focus: macro/fixed income or statistical arbitrage).
  • We would also consider applications from experienced markets practitioners (preferably fixed-income derivatives), who wish to transition to a manager selection role.
  • CFA or CAIA preferred, would also consider candidates working towards the qualification.
  • Analytical, strong attention to detail and concern for quality and accuracy of final product.
  • Cultural fit: Self-motivated, enjoys working in a team, and building an industry network.

About us

  • Aurum is a specialist investment manager focused on selecting hedge funds.
    – Please refer to company website for more information: aurum.com

Please send your CVs and covering letters to:  joinaurum@aurum.com

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