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Research Analyst (m/f/d) @ BIT Capital

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BerlinBIT Capital - Research & Engineering Full-time

BIT Capital is a fast-growing asset management company headquartered in Berlin. We develop financial products around our know-how of digitalization trends, the impact of the internet on global business models, and our ability to understand technology and its impact on financial markets better than traditional asset managers. Our flagship products are the Global Internet Leaders funds, through which we invest in the leading internet companies of tomorrow that will emerge as winners of the structural shift of the global economy. Our funds are taking the top 3 places out of 10.000 equity funds worldwide in the Lipper 1 year performance ranking

We are looking for a motivated Research Analyst (m/f/d) to join our team in Berlin. You will support our investment research efforts and help us deliver best-in-class returns to our fund investors.

YOUR ROLE

  • Research: You research companies and verticals in technology industries worldwide, distilling stock-specific and broader industry investment theses into discrete, quantifiable and actionable research studies
  • Idea generation: You identify and evaluate key valuation drivers, thematic views, industry trends, and idiosyncratic questions
  • Ownership: You assume responsibility for all idea generation, research and coverage in your areas of focus, and directly influence portfolio management decisions at the funds
  • Data and models:  You make BIT Capital's data and quantitative capabilities an integral part of your research process, support the construction of quantitative signals and models, and evaluate and proactively explore additional data sources and research resources
  • Trading and distribution: occasionally, you may be required to support operations and distribution activities including: trading, middle-office, and the preparation of presentations and performance reports

YOUR PROFILE

  • Strong academic track record in any field -- an advanced degree or the CFA would be a plus
  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Strong passion and proven talent for investing; minimum 1-year experience researching equities required, but experienced candidates are welcomed as well
  • Familiarity with accounting principles
  • Industry knowledge in a technology field such as fintech, biotech, digital healthcare, semiconductors, robotics or AI would be a plus
  • Some programming skills or the willingness to learn Python for data analysis would be a plus  
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (fluent in English, additional languages are an asset)

YOUR MINDSET

  • A passion for stocks and business strategy
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills with proven ability to multi-task and perform under pressure
  • Outstanding attention to detail and complete reliability
  • Strong synthesis and communication skills
  • You are a team player, seeking to work with entrepreneurial individuals and thrive in a high-performance, transparent culture 
  • You can relate to the BIT Capital Vision

Expect an exciting environment – with real impact, a great team, and strong personal development. Just submit your CV, a motivation letter, and a write-up with an actionable investment idea in a company in the technology sector. You can produce the write-up as part of this application or refer us to a previously published investment write-up (under your previous employer or in investor networks s.a. SeekingAlpha or SumZero). We look forward to meeting you!

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