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Deal Researcher – Hong Kong

Mergermarket, Hong Kong

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Mergermarket’s research division is looking to hire a Deal Researcher to be based in Hong Kong. The successful candidate will be responsible for investigating deals/ markets and building strong professional relationships with corporate/ advisors throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Mergermarket is a global provider of in-depth analysis and forward-looking information on corporate strategy and activity for investment banks, private equity firms, advisors and corporate clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Desk based research on transactions which will then be used to update Mergermarket database
    • Qualify deals to track according to Mergermarket’s deal coverage criteria through coverage assignments and submitter contact deal submissions (South Asia, Australasia, South East Asia)
    • Validate contact roles for deal credits
    • Manage and develop submitter and corporate contact relationships via phone calls, emails and/or face to face meetings
    • Ensure accuracy of advisory deal information used in published reports and Mergermarket
    • Manage and update databases related to assigned content coverage
    • Fully understand submission processes and critical workflow
    • Proactive administration of internal and cross-department expectations and relationships
    • Provide monthly & weekly reports to the manager

The ideal candidate will be a proactive person with an enthusiastic attitude. The successful applicant will have the following attributes:

  • An interest in the financial markets in general
  • Fluency in English (Other Asian Languages is a plus)
  • Outgoing and confident personality
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • High standard of communication skills (written and verbal) and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work with multiple managers and staff in different locations
  • Proactive work ethic
  • Ability to be flexible regarding working hours in order to meet deadlines and work within a global team

Candidates with understanding on League Tables, finance or journalism is an advantage.  Candidates without prior work experience are also encouraged to apply. As well as being self-motivated, organized, personable and through, candidates should have a proven interest in the financial and Financial Markets.

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to asia.mmresearch.hiring@mergermarket.com with heading MMResearch32

The Mergermarket Group is fully committed to a policy of non-discrimination and to promoting equality of opportunity in employment on grounds of merit, experience, skills and aptitude in order to maximize the full potential of both existing and prospective employees.