Dir. Studi e Ricerche - Equity Research Analyst

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Date: May 12, 2023

Location: ., IT

Company: Intesa Sanpaolo Group

Intesa Sanpaolo is the banking group leader in Italy. Assisting more than 14,6 milion of retail customers through a network of 5360 branches, it significantly supports the development of Companies and gives an important sustain to the country's growth. The Group has a selected retail banking presence in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, with approximately 1,000 branches and 7.2 million customers in 12 countries. Intesa Sanpaolo is also present in 25 countries in support of its corporate customers’ cross-border business. It is looking for new qualify profiles who want to face demanding and challenging career path with the following requirements: 

Scope and Purpose

  • Produce research reports outlining a view (based on fundamental analysis and the identification of the drivers of financial performance) on the listed stocks under our coverage;
  • Assign an investment recommendation on the covered stocks for distribution to the bank’s institutional clients;
  • Combine fundamental analysis (e.g. financial statements analysis and benchmarking of Italian and international competitors) with a thorough understanding of the way technical and regulatory aspects interact with market factors (e.g. supply and demand dynamics on primary and secondary markets), as well as the business models adopted in the different industrial sectors under coverage. Knowledge of ESG criteria for the covered stocks is an additional requirement;
  • Understand and develop full earnings models and main valuation methodologies to support the analysis.    expelfac


Main Tasks

  • Produce company and sector reports also providing in-depth analysis, as necessary, on ESG themes;
  • Proactively take part on a regular basis in the morning sales meeting, continuously supporting our equity sales team as well as marketing activities with Italian and international investors (conference calls, meetings, roadshows);
  • Consolidate the business relationships with the companies under coverage, including roadshow planning (both sector-specific and generic) in Italy and abroad; organization of events with other companies in the same business sector as the covered stocks;
  • Possible involvement in the production of IPO reports for primary market operations.

Required Experience

At least 5 years of experience in equity research or in investment banking, planning & control, M&A valuations, investor relations.  

Competencies Required

• Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Business Management/Maths and Statistics, followed by an MBA in finance;
• Fluent English (spoken and written);

Required Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge

• A thorough knowledge of financial statements and experience of the main valuation methodologies is essential;
• Good knowledge of MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and main info providers (e.g. FactSet, Bloomberg, Eikon, Reuters/Refinitiv)
• High flexibility in terms of working hours (early morning, late evening);
• Availability for frequent business travel in Italy and abroad.

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