- AMA- I'm an Equity Analyst/PM at an Asset Manager
Mod Note (Andy): this ama is now closed, thanks again to N164 for answering all the q's! I've been in the Asset Management field for 15+ years, started as an i-banker out of undergrad, moved to AM after b-school when the hours got to me (both at ...
Forum topic - N164 - Nov 19 2014 - 12:34pm - 100 comments
- Webinar Rewind- A Look Across Industries- IB, S&T, AM or MBA vs. CFA?...which is right for you? + Q&A
In case you missed our October 14th webinar entitled A Look Across Industries- IB, S&T, AM or MBA vs. CFA?...which is right for you?, have no fear. The full recording of the webinar can be found below (free until Tuesday eve when it goes into our video ...
Blog entry - wsomentors - Nov 20 2014 - 7:39am
- Advice please: From Full Time Back Office Position to 6 months Front Office Position with a 10k salary drop?
Hi fellow monkeys, I'm actually at a relatively big portfolio management firm in Canada (Top Tier). I'm in the Back Office (approx 2years) doing mostly cashflow forecast, transaction processing and settlement problems etc... I have a MSF (MSc ...
Forum topic - SeekingAlphaDC - Nov 21 2014 - 2:31pm - 3 comments
- Multi-asset Investments at AM vs. Equity Research at a Sell-side BB?
Hey guys, It's unfortunate that this is my first post here but I wanted to see if you guys had any ideas about the above decision. I currently have offers in a multi-asset investments team at an asset manager (think BlackRock, Fidelity etc.) and ...
Forum topic - hughwoatmeigh - Nov 22 2014 - 3:28am
- High Yield Corporate Credit Interview
What are some quantifiable metrics to focus on for a high yield corporate credit interview? I struggle with the investment decision part of it in particular. I can see what makes a strong vs a weak credit, but what makes a good vs bad investment? How do ...
Forum topic - nsjkd - Nov 7 2014 - 5:01pm - 8 comments
- Westfield Capital Management?
Does anyone know anything about them? Firm culture, pay, etc. Is it a firm that hires summer interns out of undergrad? I've tried looking them up in the company database but it switches to a different company name every time I hit search due to some ...
Forum topic - eltoro454 - Nov 17 2014 - 12:55pm - 1 comment
- How portfolio managers manage the AUM?
How portfolio managers manage many different accounts (maybe hundreds of different accounts) that belong to different investors at the same time? Each investor might have different investment strategy so how investment (portfolio) managers can manage ...
Forum topic - [email protected] - Nov 15 2014 - 10:03pm
- Break into Asset Management with Engineering/Technical Background
I was hoping someone could shed some insight into this. I have a technical degree from a top 15 school, but am starting to think that Asset Management is where I want to be. I currently hold an interest in quantitative portfolio management, but I think ...
Forum topic - Sailor_Sam - Oct 30 2014 - 8:42am - 1 comment
- Life at a Top Asset Manager
So I've seen a few posts lately asking about mutual funds, asset management gigs, and alternatives to the sell-side out of college, and hopefully my experience taking the asset management route to hedge fund rather than banking can help people get a ...
Forum topic - BlackHat - Jan 4 2014 - 11:00am - 164 comments
- What Is Asset Management (AM)?
Asset Management is a team within a financial firm that is dedicated to managing the assets (cash, investments etc.) of clients. The asset management firm has dedicated portfolio managers as well as access to internal, detailed equity research reports ...
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