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Understanding Investment Banking
Source : Société Générale CIB Taking a concrete example of a company with a project to build a new generation of wind turbines, this educational video explains the services provided by a corporate and investment bank which enable the project to see the day. The four main services offered include providing strategic advice, organising the financing, helping the client manage financial risk and offering appropriate investment solutions. In this way, Societe Generale plays a role in financing the economy. In French : Banque de Financement & d'Investissement (BFI) En partant d'un cas concret d'une société qui a un projet de bâtir une nouvelle génération d'éoliennes, cette vidéo pédagogique explique comment une banque de financement et d'investissement apporte des services qui permettent au projet de voir le jour. Les quatre grands services proposés consistent à apporter des conseils stratégiques, organiser le financement, accompagner le client dans la gestion des risques financiers et trouver des solutions d'investissement adaptées. C'est ainsi que Société Générale contribue au financement de l'économie réelle.
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Le monde de l'argent (France 2)
Le monde de l'argent : les coureurs de fond de la finance internationale. In english : A world of money : the high flyers of high finance.
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Front-Office Risk Analyst (Société Générale)
Market Risk Management (Analyst) : MRMA has overall responsibility for independently measuring, monitoring, analyzing, and reporting market risks associated with Goldman Sachs' Broker-Dealer and Investment Management ("IMD") Divisions. For hedge funds, MRA calculates Value at Risk; volatility; marginal contribution to risk by asset class; and "severe loss" scenarios. The risk models used are the same as those used for managing the risk of the Firm's broker dealer trading businesses. For mutual funds, MRA calculates a number of stress tests and analyzes active weights in a portfolio compared to those in the relevant benchmark. Particular focus is given to concentrations and liquidity in relation to the market. MRA is also responsible for regulatory market risk reporting for mutual funds, depending on their domicile. Responsibilities: • Daily/weekly monitoring of the risks associated with both hedge funds and mutual funds, across equity and fixed income strategies. • Develop, implement, and enhance stress tests, scenario analyses, and risk decompositions. • Build and maintain relationships with businesses, providing regular updates on changes in risk metrics and stress tests to senior IMD Management. Basic Qualifications • Bachelors Degree in a relevant discipline • Minimum one year of experience Preferred Qualifications • Strong written and verbal communication skills -- able to work with a wide range of constituents (i.e. from Portfolio Managers to Controllers to Technology) • Proven record of strong internal performance • Detail Oriented with a strong control mentality • Acute and pro-active interest of what is happening in financial markets on a day-to-day basis • Highly motivated and assertive with a "can-do" attitude We want to build the next generation models that would make the world economy better off.
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Careers in Debt Capital Markets (DCM) @ BNP Paribas CIB
Careers in Debt Capital Markets (DCM) @ BNP Paribas CIB BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking At BNP Paribas CIB, the DCM division includes : * energy & commodity financing * export & trade finance * media & telecom finance * real estate finance * leveraged finance * loan syndication & trading (securitized loans) * shipping finance * optimization & structured leasing * project finance. The bank of choice for issuers Corporate, financial and public-sector issuers worldwide have chosen BNP Paribas as their partner in the international capital markets. Our broad-based strength includes: - Investment Grade & High Yield - Financial Institutions - Sovereigns, Supranationals & Agencies - Hybrid Capital BNP Paribas is quite new in securitization and fixed income but has the potential to become a market leader on its way.
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Careers in Sales & Trading (Deconstructing Wall Street)
Careers in Sales & Trading Source : University of Richmond Goldman Sachs Sales & Trading Division : http://www.goldmansachs.com/what-we-do/securities/sales-and-trading/ With teams of experienced professionals and a suite of sophisticated electronic platforms, we give our clients multiple ways to strategize, track and execute securities transactions in exchanges around the world. Our team of professionals provides real-time insights that help shape execution strategies. We proactively monitor capital markets, searching for pockets of liquidity and news that may require changes to those strategies. The integration with the rest of the Goldman Sachs network also gives clients access to the firm's sectorized block trades and their specialized insight into price discovery. The securities professionals in our Securities Division help institutional clients, including fund managers, financial service providers and large corporations, buy and sell financial instruments on exchanges around the world. From developing trading strategies to the final clearing and execution of transactions, our professionals provide insights and strategies that help clients achieve their goals. Careers in Sales & Trading (STD) at Goldman Sachs : The Securities Division enables our clients to buy and sell financial products, raise funding and manage risk. We make markets and facilitate client transactions in fixed income, equity, currency and commodity products. In addition, we make markets in and clear client transactions on major stock, options and futures exchanges worldwide. Through our global sales force, we maintain relationships with our clients, receiving orders and distributing investment research, trading ideas, market information and analysis. Who We Look For Ideal candidates for the Securities Division are dynamic, quick-thinking self-starters who have a real passion for the markets. The ability to communicate effectively and build strong relationships with clients and colleagues from a diversity of backgrounds and experiences is crucial. Those who succeed in Securities thrive in the fast-paced, constantly changing environment where no two days are the same. How We're Organized Our activities are organized by asset class. Our teams work with the following instruments: Equities teams transact in stocks and other equity-related products, including convertible securities, options and futures. Their work includes financing, securities lending and other services for institutional investors. Fixed income, currency and commodities teams transact in a variety of assets, including interest rate products (such as government bonds, treasury bills and other highly liquid instruments), credit products, mortgages, currencies and commodities. A former young rising star (FT) at Goldman Sachs, London : http://ch.linkedin.com/in/jansramek
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Quantitative Analyst (Front-Office Quant) @ Crédit Agricole CIB
Kenza est analyste quantitative au sein du Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (CACIB). Elle nous parle de son métier : concevoir et développer des outils de pricing pour le Front Office (traders, sales ...). In English : Kenza works as quant at Crédit Agricole CIB (Corporate & Investment Banking) : her role is to design and implement pricing and risk management tools for the front-office (traders & sales). An interview with a Quant : http://www.ca-cib.fr/mediaroom/interviews-biographies/asim-maroof-le-metier-danalyste-quantitatif-demande-une-reflexion-perpetuelle.htm Quants or Strategists ? It depends on the institution's jargon. At Goldman Sachs, we say that Quants are the Strategists, because they do not only price assets and facilitate risk management, but also develop winning strategies on arbitrage activities. The professionals in this group develop quantitative and technical solutions in partnership with teams throughout Goldman Sachs. Their backgrounds include science, mathematics or engineering as well as economics and finance. In addition to traditional quantitative finance activities, such as pricing and risk management, Strats are applying their skills to areas that include corporate finance, regulatory reform, business intelligence and automated trading.
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Careers in Investment Research (Deconstructing Wall Street)
Deconstructing Wall Street - Investment Research (with the courtesy of the University of Richmond) Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research Division : Global Investment Research delivers client-focused research in the equity, fixed income, currency and commodities markets. GIR analysts help the firm's investing clients achieve superior returns through differentiated investment insights and ideas. Our clients include mutual funds, hedge funds, and pension funds, among others. Who We Look For Research analysts at Goldman Sachs are intellectually curious, creative and analytical. In addition to being passionate about the markets and interested in the research process, analysts typically possess excellent written and verbal communications skills.
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Quantitative Easing Explained
Quantitative Easing Explained (Fun!) Bernanke, thanks for the Harvard Macroeconomics Course !
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Careers in Investment Banking (Goldman Sachs Group)
See how a career in Investment Banking offers early exposure to world-class clients and a platform to make a difference. Goldman Sachs (IBD) Investment Banking Division : We aspire to be the leading trusted advisor and financier to our clients, which include corporations, financial institutions, financial sponsors, governments and public authorities and boards of directors and special committees. The Investment Banking Division (IBD) is at the front end of Goldman Sachs' client franchise. We strive to provide best-in-class advice and execution excellence on the most complex transactions across products in order to help our clients grow. We are focused on being a significant financier and provider of capital-raising services, which, in turn, enables our clients to achieve their strategic goals. We remain committed to a strategy of co-investing with clients. HOW WE ARE ORGANIZED Our global structure allows us to better serve the strategic and financing needs of our clients across all geographies and industries. IBD encompasses two areas: IBD Classic and our Financing group. This dual structure enables us to offer the broadest range of products and advisory services, furthering our ability to deliver best-in-class solutions to our clients. Careers in (IBD) : Our Investment Banking teams deliver high-quality strategic advice and creative financing solutions to our clients, including mergers, acquisitions, financing, and risk management transactions. We pride ourselves in our resourcefulness and work on a variety of initiatives. On any given day, our work could include advising a company on a cross-border merger, structuring the initial public offering of a subsidiary, refinancing an outstanding bond and more. The Investment Banking division encompasses two groups: Investment Banking and the Financing Group. WHO WE LOOK FOR Working in the Investment Banking division, you will be helping clients solve some of their most critical financial and strategic challenges. We're looking for candidates who will thrive in a dynamic environment where multitasking, time management and stamina are essential. You should be comfortable working with numbers and be an analytical thinker. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are needed in order to work successfully with clients and team members. HOW WE'RE ORGANIZED The Investment Banking division's dual structure allows us to bring our expertise to a broad range of products and services. Teams across both groups work closely with clients to deliver creative financing solutions.
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Careers in DCM (Debt Capital Markets - Leveraged Finance) at UBS
Careers in DCM - Leveraged Finance at UBS David Soanes (Cambridge, DCM at UBS) http://www.ubs.com/global/en/investment-bank/meet-our-management/david-soanes.html Are you a born multi-tasker? Are you happiest when you're tackling complex information? A role in Global Capital Markets could be your dream job. What we do Global Capital Markets bridges the gap between an investment banking role and a sales or trading role by combining the analytical, quantitative aspect of banking with the fast-paced and demanding environment of the trading floor. The group is made up of Debt Capital Markets and Equity Capital Markets, and it's part of the Securities Group within UBS. The Global Capital Markets Group works with some of the world's major corporations, financial institutions and public sector entities. Analysts in this group identify clients' individual funding needs and determine appropriate markets, instruments and offering structures to maximize their objectives. What we're looking for Analysts in the Global Capital Markets Group manage several assignments simultaneously. You'll need to be able to juggle multifaceted tasks and projects every single day. An instinct for numbers will enable you to fulfil a wide variety of responsibilities, including assessing market capacity, transaction sizes and potential investor demand. Successful Analysts possess exceptional organisational skills, useful in collecting and analyzing market data and in maintaining our valuable databases. Meanwhile, natural flair as a communicator will make all the difference in producing winning presentations for client meetings. What we can offer you When you join our Graduate program, your education starts on the very first day. An intensive training programme equips you with the skills and financial knowledge necessary to excel in your new job. You'll also be encouraged to network with colleagues across the firm, giving you contacts that can help you build your career. Analysts joining the Global Capital Markets Group at UBS are provided with broad experience in capital markets and investment banking. Following your classroom training, you'll join either the Debt Capital Markets or Equity Capital Markets Groups. From there, you'll actively participate in originating, structuring and executing debt and equity products. Analysts become involved in every aspect of transaction analysis and execution from start to finish, so you'll get the chance to hone your skills in everything from pitching and marketing to closing and pricing. As a Global Capital Markets Analyst, you'll also receive maximum opportunity to interact with the complete range of UBS's services, resources, sector groups and clients. Business lines : Leveraged Finance Capital Markets. The Leveraged Finance Capital Markets team originates, structures and executes bank loans and high yield bond financings for corporate clients and financial sponsors. Some transactions include leveraged buyouts, refinancings and restructurings. The team's syndicate desk is responsible for underwriting and syndicating bank loans and high yield bonds. Liability Management. The Liability Management team advises on and executes public and private debt transactions including tenders, exchange offers, and consents. These transactions are often executed as part of broader corporate restructurings, asset sales and refinancings. Structured Finance. The Structured Finance team helps clients securitize assets, businesses and risks associated with acquisition financing and balance sheet management. The team's product suite includes catastrophe bonds, film, entertainment and aircraft financing, and the securitization of franchise royalties, intellectual property, infrastructure, auto loans, student loans, and life insurance.
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UBS - A Primer on Investment Banking
As one of the world's premier advisory and securities businesses, UBS Investment Bank provides clients with expert advice, innovative solutions, outstanding execution and comprehensive access to the world's capital markets. Whether our clients require investment banking, equities, fixed income or foreign exchange services, we have the global strength and industry experience to meet their needs. Every day, we use our intelligence, market insight and global coverage to help them to capture opportunities and manage risk. Investment Banking is not just for Finance majors. You can have an English major, a Mathematics major or even a Fine Arts major. The key driver to your success in a career path in investment banking is mainly given by your interest in the field of investment banking. In this presentation, analysts from UBS Australia provide some important insights of the different business activities that can be found in investment banking.
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Alternative Investments (Inside a Hedge Fund)
Inside a Hedge Fund (CNN) The world of Alternative Investments : In the era of significant market turmoil institutional, as well as individual, investors look beyond traditional investment vehicles such as bonds and shares. For example, the price of gold substantially increased in 2009. The purpose of this course is to explore the world of alternative investments such as investments on hedge funds, private equity / venture capital funds, real estate, and commodities, either directly or through funds of funds. The course will combine theory with empirical exercises, allowing students to get a "hands-on" experience. We want to see what the return-risk characteristics of alternative investments are, what attributes to their appeal, how to understand related technical publications, and how to construct a portfolio using them. External Link : the LSE Alternative Investments Conference http://www.lseaic.com/
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Emanuel Derman about the Science of Finance
Emmanuel Derman, a leading expert in quantitative finance, presents his book : Models behaving badly (Free Press, 2012) and discusses the main issues in financial modelling. Source : www.simonandschuster.com/
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Les apprentis sorciers de la finance (El Karoui, Bekerman) 2/2
"Les apprentis sorciers de la finance", émission de Radio Classique diffusée le 4 mars 2009 avec: Gérard Bekerman, Directeur du Magistère Banque Finance et du Master 2 Techniques Financières et Bancaires. Nicole El Karoui, codirectrice du Master Probabilités et Finance à Paris VI et professeur à Polytechnique. Philippe Weber, responsable des études et de la stratégie chez CPR asset management.
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Les apprentis sorciers de la finance (El Karoui, Bekerman) 1/2
"Les apprentis sorciers de la finance", émission de Radio Classique diffusée le 4 mars 2009 avec: Gérard Bekerman, Directeur du Magistère Banque Finance et du Master 2 Techniques Financières et Bancaires. Nicole El Karoui, codirectrice du Master Probabilités et Finance à Paris VI et professeur à Polytechnique. Philippe Weber, responsable des études et de la stratégie chez CPR asset management.
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André Orléan (EHESS,PSE) on Probability Theory & Financial Markets
Economic Models & Rationality : How Probability Theory serves to measure Asset Prices & Risks on the assumption of Rationality. André Orléan is a Research Professor at the Paris School of Economics, a pioneer in self-referential finance, an heterodox economist, specialized in monetary economics and economic crises.
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Deconstructing Wall Street Programme
Demystify the Business of High Finance A one-day event that provides an inside look into finance industry. The program provided an inside look into the industry and discussed how to network and foster connections for internships and jobs. The one-day event, attended by more than 80 students of all class years and majors, included fours sessions led by alumni on sales and trading, wealth and asset management, investment banking and research. In addition, a student panel reflected on their summer internship experience and a Wall Street recruiter shared her industry insight. Source : University of Richmond (US)
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What happens on a trading floor ?
Source : Société Générale Trading Floors are little known by the general public while they constitute an essential component of the economy. Financial markets professionals service clients on a daily basis. They design and implement solutions for hedging clients' positions and financing their activities. Companies from all sizes, institutional investors and governments need banks to generate solutions for their financing needs. Les salles de marchés sont peu connues du public. Pourtant, elles constituent un maillon vital pour l'économie. Cette vidéo pédagogique met en lumière comment des spécialistes des marchés financiers y travaillent au service de leurs clients. Ils élaborent des solutions techniques pour leur permettre de couvrir leurs risques et de se financer sur les marchés financiers. Entreprises de toutes tailles, de la PME au groupe multinational, investisseurs institutionnels, ou encore Etats sollicitent les banques pour trouver des solutions correspondant à leurs besoins.
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