Lavora con noi

Il Gruppo Azimut rappresenta la più grande realtà finanziaria indipendente nel mercato italiano. Da sempre si pone l'obiettivo di attrarre le migliori risorse e valorizzare al massimo le competenze specifiche, per continuare a offrire soluzioni innovative nel settore del risparmio gestito.

VALORI

Internazionalità, indipendenza, innovazione: sono questi i valori che da sempre caratterizzano Azimut nell'affrontare con successo mercati finanziari sfidanti e altamente competitivi.

OPPORTUNITÀ

Entrare a far parte del Gruppo Azimut permette di costruire una solida carriera in una realtà di riconosciuto successo, con l'opportunità di operare attivamente nei maggiori mercati finanziari.

AMBIENTE LAVORATIVO

Azimut offre un ambiente lavorativo fortemente meritocratico, attento alle potenzialità e ai bisogni degli individui, in un contesto internazionale e improntato a processi di formazione continua.

Abbiamo di recente introdotto un Piano Welfare e confermato lo Smart Working “per sempre” per andare incontro ai reali bisogni dei nostri dipendenti ed agevolare l’equilibrio tra vita professionale e privata.

Investor Relations & Business Development (Senior) Associate

The role:

This is a dynamic role with abundant learning opportunities and many opportunities to work with our top management. Reporting to the Head of Investor Relations, you will serve as a resource to the IR team to ensure Azimut effectively manages and communicates its message to investors and key stakeholders. Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, the IR team is responsible for the execution of the Company’s investor relations strategy and programs that enhance Azimut’s image and reputation across financial markets. The IR team also conducts ad hoc financial analyses to support the Company’s strategic planning efforts and drives business as well as corporate development opportunities.
You will support and drive the planning, development, and implementation of a variety of investor relations programs and activities and your main responsibilities include:

Investor Relations:

  • Develop in-depth understanding of the Company's strategy, operations, and financial history
  • Contribute to the effective communication of Azimut’s equity story, strategy, growth opportunities, business initiatives, and financial performance to investors and analysts
  • Participate in development of quarterly earnings materials as well as drafting of strategic communications materials, including earnings press releases and conference call scripts, investor presentation materials, as well as question and answer preparation materials
  • Assist with conference call logistics and issuing press releases
  • Prepare investor presentations, fact sheets, and other investment materials
  • Support financial modeling and database updates
  • Monitor, analyze, and summarize sell-side analyst models and notes to understand investment community expectations and key assumptions
  • Monitor competitive news and market information to track industry trends
  • Conduct analytical work on investor targeting to identify new potential investors
  • Update and maintain the IR CRM database
  • Develop relationships with institutional investors and research analysts over time
  • Coordinate schedules with external and internal participants and logistics for investor conferences, roadshows and other events
  • Manage the IR website, including regular content updates
  • Provide other organizational, analytical and logistical assistance for IR activities
  • Assist with Group responses to ESG related rating agency reviews, surveys and other related requests
  • Monitor ESG investor relations best practice, look for opportunities to streamline internal processes and help to improve ESG reporting

Business & corporate development:

  • Analyze competitive industry trends and prepare recommendations for decision-making by top senior management
  • Initiate and drive strategic projects across asset classes and divisions to shape the long-term development of the firm
  • Evaluate external investments and partnerships
  • Review transaction opportunities aligned with the strategic agenda of the Group

Your profile:

  • 3-5+ years’ work experience within Equity Research, Capital Markets, Investor Relations, or related experience (ideally in the financial sector)
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment and see tasks through to completion under tight deadlines
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities; ability to clearly communicate compelling messages in Italian and English to internal and external business partners
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, and public-company reporting practices
  • Understanding of valuation and modeling techniques used by investors and analysts
  • High level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information
  • Confidence and presence to interact closely with executives, senior leaders, and external stakeholders
  • Proactive, highly detail oriented, self-motivated who can work both independently, with a team and with internal and external partners
  • Exceptionally strong attention to detail
  • Advanced at Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

What we offer

  • Attractive compensation package, including competitive salary and performance-related bonus scheme
  • The role is based in Milan but allows for flexible/remote work for up to 4 days a week
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Welfare package

If you would like to be considered for this role, please send your CV and cover letter detailing your suitability for the role to investor.relations@azimut.it
Azimut is an equal opportunities employer. No Agencies please.

Investment Associate/Manager Private Equity & Venture Capital

The Company

Azimut Investments S.A. is Azimut Group’s leading asset management company, that has been based in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg since 1999. Azimut Investments offers 100+ investment strategies across public and private markets and caters to an international clientele, from retail to institutional.

The Team

You will be joining Azimut Investments’ Private Markets desk. The team is responsible for the structuring and management of alternative funds with different strategies and underlying assets (Private Debt, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Real Estate and Infrastructure, Real Assets and Digital Assets). As of today, the AUM managed or under the oversight of the team is €5bn.

Position Responsibilities

The Investment Associate/Manager will be responsible for supporting investment origination, underwriting, thesis development, due diligence, and operational value creation within portfolio companies as necessary. He will report directly to the Conducting Officer of Alternative Investments and will lead key aspects of the investment process, such as financial modeling, data management/analysis, and investment memorandum writing. Moreover, he will assist in the oversight of delegated investment vehicles following CSSF guidelines and contributing to the creation/revision of marketing materials. We expect that the candidate will be comfortable taking on significant responsibility as appropriate and to be flexible/pragmatic in supporting the team with ad hoc tasks/projects.

Primary Responsibilities

Portfolio and Fund Management

  • Project management of sourcing process for new investment opportunities
  • Take responsibility of the investment process workstreams, such as deal structuring, due diligence, negotiation, execution, and portfolio management
  • Reviewing, analyzing, and underwriting transaction opportunities
  • Assist in portfolio company valuations
  • Analyzing the long-term viability of portfolio companies, their respective industries, the market for their products/services, their capital structure financing needs, and exit prospects
  • Lead investment memorandum creation
  • Preparing investment analysis for presentation to the firm’s Investment Committee/Board of Director meetings
  • Research and analysis of the market and prepare market updates
  • Contributing to portfolio monitoring, including quarterly and annual portfolio reporting
  • Assisting with client presentations and internal communication and reports
  • Liaise with team members and external advisors

Fund structuring

  • Work with the legal department to structure and launch multiple customized investment vehicles
  • Negotiate agreements with external investment managers/advisors
  • Review Terms and Conditions
  • Follow the onboarding of counterparties, including performing due diligence

Oversight

  • Perform ongoing monitoring of delegated managers, including verifying and ensuring the implemented specialized investment policy and strategy comply with and reflect appropriately the prospectus, PRIIPs-KID and stringent internal limits
  • Reporting, monitoring of delegated activities, reviewing the performance of portfolio, reports and operational KPIs, attending and participating in relevant committees
  • Perform ad hoc tasks/projects to meet regulatory needs
  • Assist in the improvement and maintenance of the portfolio management database & systems
  • Design, implement and automate various files for fund management data

 

Qualification/Experience

  • 2 to 5 years of experience within a relevant industry including: investment banking, private equity, venture capital, family office, financial/management consulting, or transaction services
  • Desire to work in an entrepreneurial environment and a sincere interest in private markets
  • Understanding of key investment criteria for alternative investments such as Private Equity, Venture Capital, Private Debt, Real Estate & Infrastructure, Real Assets and Digital Assets
  • Problem-solving oriented and a strong ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Self-starter approach with extreme ownership mentality
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to self-direct, analyze and evaluate and form independent judgments
  • Team player with positive attitude and strong work ethic interpersonal skills
  • Excellent accounting, financial modeling, and valuation skills
  • Proficient to advanced skills with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Fluency in English and Italian with excellent oral and written communication skills, knowledge of additional languages a plus
  • Commercially savvy with ability to exercise discretion with respect to highly confidential/sensitive information
  • Knowledge or understanding of ESG techniques for Private Markets may be considered a plus

Education

  • Degree in Banking, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline (including Engineering)
  • Master’s degree, MBA is a plus
  • CFA or CAIA would be an asset

 

Please send your CV and a brief cover letter, stating PM LUX in the subject, to: selezione@azimut.it

Opportunità di stage extracurriculari

Vuoi entrare a far parte del team di Azimut?

Siamo alla ricerca di stagisti extracurriculari per la sede di Milano per tutte le aree del business:

  • amministrazione e finanza
  • controllo di gestione
  • gestione fondi
  • HR / formazione
  • legale / ufficio prodotti
  • commerciale / marketing
  • IT Operations

Offriamo uno stage retribuito di 12 mesi con la possibilità di rotazione su due o più aree.

Gli stage inizieranno indicativamente nel mese di giugno 2022 e sono finalizzati all’assunzione.

Per candidarti al programma di stage 2022, manda un CV con una breve lettere di presentazione a selezione@azimut.it specificando STAGE2022 nell’oggetto.