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Associate - Public Equities

WFC Holding

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: LP888-140

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Covering public equities (multi-strategy with a global mandate) and cryptocurrencies for a newly established investment vehicle:

• Support the senior team members across the investment platform by analyzing and performing due diligence across direct listed public equities, derivatives and funds (hedge funds)
• Trade execution capabilities across full range of products traded
• Liaising with internal and external teams to discuss investment ideas
• Covers long / short strategies across the US, EU and EM markets
• Experience in utilizing sophisticated trading platforms and dealing with banks for credit lines
• Develop valuation, risk and performance analysis model for a variety of assets and portfolios
• Build views on a company's value, quality, momentum, and sustainability attributes
• Monitor news flow, business trends, and performance on existing and potential investment positions
• Participate in the investment team's decision making process surrounding portfolio positioning, broader investment decisions, and model enhancements
• Training junior peers and providing guidance


• Previous experience (4-6 years) at a leading bank (equity research) or hedge fund
• Cover all direct listed public equities / structured products / options & warrants / fund investments / cryptocurrencies
• Exposure to various trading methods including but not limited to: executing options trades / warrants / structured products
• Experience in technical analysis and strong quantitative background with ability to compile extensive and well-written research reports
• Degree and / or MBA from a top-tier university. CFA / CAIA / CA is a plus
• Fluent in English; additional languages is a plus

About the Company

WFC Holding was born out of a market need for specialist shared services support functions in the UAE.

WFC Holding has rapidly expanded its service offering, capability, and client base to become an integrated business process outsourcing company.

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Associate salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 5,500

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