I'm looking for is a sales related role in equities or FX, and am open to working in a brokerage, hedge fund, or investment bank. I'd quite like to move to Asia, but am open to settling in London for the right opportunity.
10/2004-09/2008 Masters in Business, continental European university
Diploma thesis: The underpricing puzzle of IPOs analyzed at the stock exchange of Hong
Kong (Quantitative Analysis of IPO performances in the years from 2005-2007
Study focus: International Finance, Global Capital Markets
07/2006-07/2007 Asian university
Honors degree (2:1)
Graduate School of Pan Pacific international Studies
Achieved GPA of 4.15 (out of 4.3)
Courses: Finance, Accounting, Portfolio management, Business & Marketing
09/2001-07/2003 Technical College in continental Europe
Focus on natural sciences; Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
03/2009 - Hedge fund, Continental Europe
Alternative Investment Analyst (Equity and Credit Strategies)
Marketing and communicating the strategy of the equity long-short fund (black-box model), and the government guaranteed credit fund.
Participation on road-show events for the credit fund.
Originating and Capital-Raising (~20mln) from institutions (e.g. fund of hedge funds, pension funds, asset managers).
Conducting Due-Diligence on SME's in Germany and subsequently completing business
reports on them.
Soliciting new investors and coordinating existing clients' requests.
12/2007-03/2008 Major German investment bank
Global Markets, Foreign Exchange Sales (Institutional)
Experiences in a variety of aspects within FX-cash and options sales (e.g. Forwards, NDFs, Swaps, Derivatives)
Structuring of derivatives strategies and building excel spread sheets to mirror the specific needs of their clients.
Delivering best execution and providing investment advice on FX-strategies; proving the ability of working accurately under pressure.
Strong interaction with other employees in the bank to foster team building.
07/2007-11/2007 Major asset management firm in Hong Kong
Equity Trading (Execution) and Business Analysis.
Completing a major project to analyze the investment performance of their individual funds with IPO participations (based on a comprehensive excel sheet).
Successfully enhancing work flows and portfolio strategies; analyzing the impact of dark-pools on individual stocks' performance; Researching soft-dollar and commission sharing
Assisting in trade execution and settlement processes (technical analysis, day trading).
Conducting Due-Diligence on prime brokers in Hong Kong for their new equity long-short fund (130/30 Strategy).
Participating in major industry conferences (Focused on equity-trading).
Obtained securities trading license with the SFC in Hong Kong.
German: Primary language
English: Fluent in speaking, reading and writing
Spanish: Basic level
Korean: Basic level
Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); Bloomberg Professional and Thomson Reuters; SPSS