Research Associate

Global Hedge Fund Company


Financial Services


San Francisco, CA





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Position details

Client / Situation

  • Our client is a $1 billion global hedge fund focused on telecommunication, media, and technology, conducting analysis on companies to identify investment opportunities where technologies, products, and/or business models are undergoing innovation, and having made investments in companies such as Shopify, Square, and Amazon, as well as China’s Tencent Holdings and Momo
  • They engaged us to find a Research Associate who will be a key member of the Proprietary Research team, which generates innovative perspectives to help evaluate investment opportunities.

Objectives / Mandate

  • Independently manage surveys and insights directly impacting strategic investment decisions
  • Conduct interviews of industry participants (e.g. former employees, industry contacts, knowledgeable customers or vendors, etc.) to provide qualitative data points and unique perspectives on investment opportunities
  • Manage data requests and own the research process related to specific investment ideas, projects, and recurring reports
  • Analyze data sets related to various focus areas, utilizing models, and statistical analyses to extract unique insights
  • Track all research projects and maintain procedures required for the process to comply with firm policies
  • Support other areas as needed

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