Equity research analyst at M&G Investments specialising in Emerging Markets and Asia ex-Japan equities in 2012.
Happy to chat about Asset Management (or fund/investment management - whatever you wish to call it!), how I got into it, the scope of work and the type of person it's suitable for. I've previously interned in investment banking prior to joining the buy side
Graduated from the University of Warwick in 2012 with a degree in Philosophy, Politics & Economics.
September 2012 - Current
Part of a 5 person team running c.USD4bn in Emerging Markets and Asia ex-Japan equities.
Buy side asset management - we management our clients' money on their behalf according to our value based philosophy.
Screen the investment universe for investment ideas that suit the team's investment philosophy. Pitch ideas to the team and monitor companies that the funds are invested in. The investment process involves both quantitative and qualitative work, including travel to the region to meet company management (CEO, CFO, IR) and visit production facilities.
Strongly believe in active management. Strong focus on Cash Flow Return On Investment (CFROI) and apply a value overlay to the process.
Philosophy, Politics & Economics
University of Warwick
September 2009 - July 2012