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Investment Manager - Alternatives - £Exc + Bens

Our client, a highly respected multi award winning, boutique asset manager is looking to add to their investment team by hiring an Investment Manager to focus on alternatives research and idea generation, in the context of multi-asset portfolios. The ideal candidate will have experience of the alternatives space but also broader asset class knowledge and a keen interest in macroeconomic analysis and tactical asset allocation.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Co-portfolio manager of alternatives fund of fund, with a focus on niche, uncorrelated hedge funds and private debt strategies.

  • Conducting research within the full spectrum of alternatives, including hedge funds, listed real estate, listed infrastructure, tail risk hedging strategies and other alternatives.

  • Idea generation within the alternatives universe within the context of multi-asset portfolios.

  • Conducting ongoing performance analysis, monitoring and screening for existing and potential new investments within the alternatives space.

  • Actively engaging with and contributing to top-down tactical asset allocation decisions in the context of multi-asset portfolios, including macro-economic data analysis.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum three years’ experience in fund research role.

  • Experience in hedge fund and listed investment company due diligence would be a distinct advantage but is not a pre-requisite.

  • Passionate about markets with a keen interest in financial theory and multi-asset investing.

  • Proactive and well-organised individual with strong investment idea generation skills.

  • Able to demonstrate solid analytical and quantitative abilities.

  • Strong communication and relationship management skills.

  • Takes a long-term approach.

  • Has the courage to make decisions.

  • Takes responsibility for his/her own development.

  • Has high ethical and moral standards.

To hear more about this exciting role, please contact Alex Brown on 020 7847 8878 or email your CV to

Ref: AB15587

Please note: that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.

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