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Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, HK

Investment Analyst

 

Investment Analyst 


About Swiss Re
 

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of our 15,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

 

About the team:

Principal Investments & Acquisitions (PI&A), part of Swiss Re's Group Asset Management function, manages a portfolio of direct equity investments in the insurance space (Principal Investments). As a global team of investment professionals, we monitor our existing investment portfolio and execute on new transactions. We are also responsible for the strategic M&A activities of the Swiss Re Group.

About the Role:

We are looking to add an Investment Analyst to our PI&A Asia team. Based in Hong Kong, your work will cover the entire Asia-Pacific region.

We look for candidates who are highly motivated to further develop their skills in the area of strategic investments and handling complex corporate transactions. Are you keen to learn more about this exciting opportunity? We look forward to your application.

 

You are actively involved in all stages of managing our Principal Investments portfolio and support strategic M&A activities in Asia-Pacific:

  • You stay abreast of macro/financial market developments and corporate finance activities in the (re)insurance industry through market research.
  • You contribute to the evaluation of specific transactions and preparation of proposals, including development of investment theses, financial modelling, valuation, due diligence and transaction structuring.
  • You assume responsibility for defined tasks in the execution of projects, including market data research, financial modelling, coordination of due diligence workstreams, and drafting of investment proposals.
  • You monitor portfolio positions through analysis of financial reporting, participation in meetings with portfolio company management teams and preparation of monitoring reports and board briefing materials.
  • You perform due diligence on investment targets, including handling external advisors and internal cross-functional teams effectively.
  • You build meaningful relationships with business partners, clients and internal stakeholders.

About You:

For this position as Investment Analyst you should bring a long a few basic ingredients for a successful long-term career in PI&A:

  • You have a college/university degree or equivalent. A degree in economics, finance or business management preferred, but not required.
  • You have at least five years of relevant work experience, either in investment management, corporate finance or (re)insurance.
  • You possess excellent financial acumen, critical thinking, and a flair for numbers; working experience in financial modelling is a strong plus.
  • You have excellent oral and written English skills; additional relevant language skills are a plus.
  • You are comfortable working on multiple time sensitive projects at a time and handling highly confidential information.
  • You approach tasks independently with curiosity and flexibility.
  • As a team-player, you contribute to the overall team spirit.
  • You are passionate about working in a global and multi-cultural environment.
  • You are proficient in MS Office applications.
  • You are able to travel within Asia-Pacific, at times at short notice, for transaction execution and portfolio monitoring.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability sta


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