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COO, HK Long-Only Asset Management

Job Title: COO, HK Long-Only Asset Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BC19425_1576720438
Contact Name: Hazel Xia
Contact Email: hxia@profileasia.com
Job Published: December 19, 2019 09:54

Job Description

Our client is a Hong Kong long-only asset manager who is looking for a COO to help build the firm, reporting to an offshore CEO.

Background:

  • Newly founded Asset Management business, prior AUM of US$3bn, all institutional clients, sourced globally.
  • The core team of founders is 100% owners of the management company and co-investors with clients.
  • Hong Kong company, and office.
  • Investment style: fundamental, long-only, Asia ex-Japan and Emerging Markets mandates.

Requirements for the role:

  • The role is for a senior leader in the firm, both able to fulfill the position of managing the non-investment functions, and with the initiative and drive to develop the business together with the senior leadership.
  • Must be already acting or eligible as an RO for an SFC Type 9 license.
  • Track record in operations with an asset management firm: experience liaising with service providers and managing operations is essential.
  • Could be from a CA or fund accounting background.
  • Some investor relations experience in handling investor queries would assist. Ideally able to engage with institutional clients on IR roadshows along with the investment team.