New York, NY, United States
20 Oct, 2017
Man Group is an active investment management firm focused on delivering performance and client solutions through its five investment management businesses: Man AHL; Man Numeric; Man GLG; Man FRM and Man Global Private Markets.
Man Group's investment management businesses provide long-only, alternative and private markets products on a single and multi-manager basis, leveraging the firm's robust infrastructure to provide a diverse range of strategies across investment approaches, styles and asset classes.
The original business was founded in 1783. Today, Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker EMG.L and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. As at 30 September 2017, Man Group's funds under management were $103.5 billion.
Man Group also supports many awards, charities and initiatives around the world, including sponsorship of the Man Booker literary prizes. Further information can be found at www.man.com.
We are a small flat-structured company with a no-attitude feel, and you will have plenty of opportunity to grow and have enormous impact on what we do.
Our models manage over $20 billion of investor capital and we have a 27-year track record of outstanding performance.
Our culture is open and transparent and we are actively engaged with the broader machine learning community.
-We host and sponsor London's largest machine learning and Python monthly events
-We attend and sponsor NIPS and ICML
-We open-source some of our technology
-We publish papers http://ssrn.com/abstract=2831926
-Our Oxford office is collocated with the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance and the Oxford University Robotics Machine Learning research group.
-Monitor and manage risk across GLG portfolios
-Conduct research into new risk measurement and risk management techniques
-Work with all areas within the business to resolve risk issues as they arise
-Assist in building out the broader risk framework and analytical infrastructure
-Assist with regulatory and marketing requests
-To further develop the Man risk management process and broaden awareness and good risk management practices across all functions at Man.
Knowledge and experience
We are looking for someone with:
-Very strong academics with relevant post graduate qualifications
-PhD or exceptional Masters qualification in a quantitative subject
-A passion for understanding financial markets through empirical data analysis and modeling
-An understanding of VAR modeling
-Strong financial and analytical skills
-Excellent programming, scripting and scientific computing skills in Python and Linux
-Broad expertise, pragmatism and open-mindedness
-Excellent communication skills and enjoyment of collaborating to solve practical problems
-A demonstrable interest in algorithmic trading, financial derivatives and markets in general.
-Aware of what statistical and mathematical tools and techniques are available and able to independently decide what is appropriate to use in which circumstances.
Rothschild & Co
Leeds, United Kingdom
19 Oct, 2017
We are currently recruiting for a Graduate Analyst to join our global advisory business within our Leeds office.
At Rothschild & Co, our graduates get to focus on a broad range of corporate finance advisory assignments in order to gain maximum exposure to the company. Graduates will work with multiple project teams on a wide variety of tasks supporting senior bankers; these tasks will include building financial models, researching clients, assisting with the drafting of prospectuses and supporting the teams through transactions.
Prior to joining their respective teams/offices, all graduates attend the Global Graduate Training Programme. This programme provides unrivalled training in the financial concepts you will need to be successful in your team, as well as key personal skills such as communication, personal effectiveness and team building. As you will be undertaking the training alongside graduates from a number of countries around the world, there will also be many opportunities to build your global network. Those who have not studied finance previously will be given all the support necessary to hit the ground running when they join their team.
Rothschild & Co
London, United Kingdom
Our GA Summer Internship is a 10-week programme aimed at students in their penultimate year of university. The programme begins with an intensive training programme covering technical skills (accounting, valuation, and modelling) and internally led presentations. After the training, you will join one of our M&A or debt and restructuring teams for the remainder of the internship. There will also be networking events and learning sessions over the course of the summer.
If your internship goes well, you will be considered for a place on the following year's graduate programme.
New York, NY, United States
18 Oct, 2017
The Associate will be an integral member of the Investment Banking Group, joining our dedicated Shareholder Advisory practice that advises clients on both proactive and responsive measures relating to shareholder activism, takeover defense, unsolicited and hostile approaches, governance and Board practices/policies, shareholder engagement and other shareholder-related issues.
In the performance of duties, this professional will engage directly with the senior management teams at current and prospective clients, assisting them in the development of their corporate preparedness strategies. Additionally, he or she will develop a deep understanding of and interact with various shareholders (large institutional investors, event–driven hedge funds and activist shareholders), investor relations teams, corporate governance leaders and other advisors in the shareholder activism “ecosystem” (lawyers, PR firms, proxy solicitors). The Shareholder Advisory team works closely with all of Lazard’s industry groups and has a high degree of exposure to senior members of Lazard’s financial advisory practice.
Day-to-day responsibilities for an Associate in Shareholder Advisory group are diverse and include shareholder, company, industry and activist environment research; participating in the development of company vulnerability assessments, shareholder engagement plans, client presentations; providing guidance to Associates and Analysts to contribute to a culture of learning & development, interacting with senior bankers and working with industry teams.
• At least two full years of Associate-level Investment Banking experience with a focus on either strategic advisory (M&A) or equity capital markets
• Strong relationship management skills, positive attitude and an excellent work ethic
• High-level organizational abilities and leadership qualities
• Ability to multi-task and take the initiative while managing and coordinating mandates, meeting deadlines and working within the team
• MBA is preferred