Latin America Equity Analyst (buy-side)

Your role
Are you passionate about emerging markets? Do you have a profound understanding and direct experience of Latam macro-economic and political environment? We are looking for an analyst with a very numerate background and a strong interest in generating Alpha for client portfolios across Emerging Markets in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. Idea generation is a key of part of this role, and an experienced person applying new quantitative approaches to supplement the fundamental research will be strongly preferred.
Your role will:
• generate persuasive and supported investment ideas of different types and risk profiles, with a special focus on consumer goods, health care, industrials and companies applying new business models in fast changing industries.
• conduct research including comparison of key metrics, breakup values, DCFs, peak and trough valuations, assessment of upside and downside potential, analysis of key drivers and inflection points
• conduct regular in-depth meetings with company management teams
• build proprietary financials models of companies to calculate their intrinsic value
• use of own proprietary quantitative screens to help identify ideas from a large investable universe
• active contribution to our Emerging Market equity funds stock selection

Your team
You'll be working in EM equity team in Zurich where we manage a range of Global Emerging Market equity funds and conduct the research for companies in Emerging Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. The very international team currently numbers 5 investment professionals embedded into a much larger Global EM team and Global active equities platform. Your working environment is geared towards performance, attractive career opportunities and an open corporate culture that values and rewards the contribution of every individual.

Your experience and skills
You have:
• a university degree ideally with a post-graduate qualification, [IMC/CFA/CIIA]
• around 5 years of experience as a sector analyst or in a comparable investment role
• a solid understanding of business models, industry dynamics, competitive analysis and the application of some quantitative research tools
• the highest level of integrity and professionalism

You are:
• an innovative thinker, interested in big data, artificial intelligence and quantitative research methods
• keen to take initiative and to suggest new ideas
• fluent in English and a Latin American language would be highly appreciated

About us
Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

What we offer
Together. That's how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

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Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements
UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.
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