Private Equity Research Associate

Job Title: Private Equity Research Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: RL-20170524-0099
Contact Name: Ron Lau
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 25, 2017 16:23

Job Description

Our client, a Financial Services provider is currently expanding their operation in Hong Kong and is looking for a Research Associate to join their Private Equity team:


  • Daily tracking of online news and conducting in-depth online research on private equity and venture capital deals
  • Processing and inputting of deal information onto the online databases in a timely manner. You will be required to seek out and collect Asian data primarily written in Mandarin and accurately input this into our databases in English.
  • Reviewing large amounts of data from multiple sources and curating the relevant facts
  • Performing data quality assurance checks and occasionally liaising with the Deals team in other offices to provide feedback on the quality of their output
  • Occasionally communicating with fund managers via phone and email to obtain accurate information on their investments
  • Occasionally performing statistical analysis using MS Excel and putting together reports for publications and client data requests
  • Writing in the ‘house’ style to compose online profiles and occasionally provide input to reports and publications
  • With experience, the candidate will be expected to take on training and mentoring of the new team members as well as responsibility for sections of the data to become an expert in that research area


  • Fluency in English and Mandarin
  • Ideally at least six months experience working in a research capacity covering private equity / venture capital / M&A deals
  • Ideally experience in working with databases
  • Excellent research abilities, being able to exhibit persistence, patience and a keen eye for detail to successfully gather valuable information
  • Comfortable working with numerical data
  • Analytical thinker
  • Proactive approach to dealing with issues, investigating anomalies and a desire to get to the bottom of a problem
  • A keen interest in the finance industry and a drive to acquire knowledge is essential
  • Diligence to meet targets and quality standards
  • Strong team player with the ability and enthusiasm to work independently

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