Research Analyst
Preqin Inc - New York, NY

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Preqin is an independent research company and a leading provider of data and intelligence to the Financial Services industry. We are rapidly growing and have an increasingly global reach with offices in New York, California, Singapore and our Headquarters in London.
As a leading provider of business information in the form of online data and printed publications, Preqin’s clients include hedge funds, venture capitalists, fund managers, investment banks, legal firms, institutional investors, financial advisors, asset managers and placement agents.
Preqin has a number of in-house research teams; each dedicated to a specific aspect of the alternative assets industry and responsible for maintaining accurate and extensive intelligence on companies, investors and service providers within the sector. Accuracy and the quality of our information is paramount. Ensuring that our products and publications are as complete as possible, both through proactively contacting alternative assets professionals to ensure that our information is accurate, up-to-date and leading-edge and through other research on the Internet.

The focus of a research analyst is on the collection of data, and the compilation of data and written profiles; key components of the published data and intelligence that we supply to our clients.

Working within a team you will primarily be responsible for:
  • U pdating our online databases with key financial information, statistics and analysis.
  • Obtaining reliable information by calling and/or emailing our contacts in the private equity industry.
  • Providing current and updated analysis relating to investors in private equity funds.
  • Writing high quality factual based copy in the ‘house’ style composing profiles and providing performance related input to online products and publications.
Successful Candidate:
The position calls for:
A highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills and an analytical orientation. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors Degree with at least a 3.0 GPA. Fluency in written and oral English is very important. Patience and the focus to update a number of profiles, and a keen eye for detail are critical to the accuracy and quality of our information and, in turn, to the success of our output. You will need to be the sort of person who follows a process through consistently, and who is thorough in completing and checking their work. You will to have a proactive approach to dealing with issues, investigating anomalies and have a desire to get to the bottom of a problem. The ability and enthusiasm to work independently within a highly focussed, supportive and friendly team is also important.
$40,000 base salary + Quarterly Performance Bonus + Healthcare and dental (employee only)

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