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Lead Analyst/Principal Analyst/Associate Director - Equity Research

Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana, Telangana, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 23, 2024

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The D. E. Shaw group is a global investment and technology development firm with more than $60 billion in investment capital as of December 1, 2023, and offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since our founding in 1988, our firm has earned an international reputation for successful investing based on innovation, careful risk management, and the quality and depth of our staff. We have a significant presence in the world's capital markets, investing in a wide range of companies and financial instruments in both developed and developing economies

We are looking for resourceful candidates to join our Asset-Backed Securities (ABS), and Fundamental Equities (FIG) teams. These teams are a part of our Financial Research group and are mandated to generate new growth ideas for the D. E. Shaw group. These groups provide high quality, in-depth support regarding new business development and strategy research to enhance the decision-making processes in their respective domains. Depending on the candidate's location preference, the position is open for either of our Hyderabad, Bengaluru, or Gurugram offices in India.

What You'll Do Day-to-day

In these roles, you will research specific companies and broader subsectors in one or more sectors like Banking, FIG, Specialty Finance, Housing and Commercial Real Estate (CRE). You will collaborate with the front office team to iterate on financial models and investments, track news flows and sell-side research views, cover results, support detailed modeling of company financials, and prepare investment writeups/presentations. You will also be required to conduct in-depth benchmarking of valuation and operational metrics (versus peer groups), sensitivity, and scenario analysis. Additionally, you will be expected to attend management, sell-side, intermediary, and sector expert calls.

Who We're Looking For

  • The ideal candidate should have a degree in finance or equivalent Master of Business Administration/ Chartered Financial Analyst/ Chartered Accountant degree, with over 5 years of investment research experience in one or more sectors mentioned above
  • The candidate should have outstanding financial modeling and accounting skills
  • Candidates having experience in international markets including the US and UK will have an added advantage
  • Candidate should possess a good understanding of equity markets, fundamental and valuations, and the ability to generate investment ideas
  • The candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ideal candidate should have exceptional analytical skills, attention to detail, self-motivation, and the ability to effectively interact with trading desk/stakeholders

Interested candidates can apply through our website:

We encourage candidates with relevant experience looking to restart their careers after a break to apply for this position. Learn about Recommence, our gender-neutral return-to-work initiative.

The Firm offers excellent benefits, a casual, collegial working environment, and an attractive compensation package. For further information about our recruitment process, including how applicant data will be processed, please visit

Members of the D. E. Shaw group do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of sex, race, colour, caste, creed, religion, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.
Skills: Investment Research, Valuation, Equity Markets, Attention To Detail, Accounting, Financial Modeling, Analytical Skills, Verbal Communication Skills

Experience: 5.00-7.00 Years

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