Research Analyst - Emerging Markets

Matthews Asia
San Francisco, USA
Competitive Benefits and Compensation Package
Feb 12, 2020
Feb 28, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
TITLE: Research Analyst

LOCATION & REPORTING: This position is based in San Francisco, California, and reports to the Lead Portfolio Manager

THE COMPANY: Matthews International Capital Management, LLC ("Matthews Asia")

Matthews Asia is an independent, privately owned investment manager headquartered in San Francisco with subsidiary offices in London, Singapore and Hong Kong. Founded in 1991, Matthews Asia specializes in investing in Asia's equity and fixed income markets for institutions, intermediaries and retail investors worldwide. For over 25 years our bottom-up, active investment approach has focused on identifying the most attractive long-term growth opportunities in Asia's diverse markets. Our portfolios typically feature low turnover rates and high active share, with holdings that differ significantly from their benchmarks. Our long-term perspective and culture of independent thinking facilitate our delivery of a consistent and distinctive value proposition to our clients and partners. Additional information on Matthews International Capital Management, LLC and Matthews Asia can be found at .


We are seeking an individual to join Matthews Asia to perform fundamental equity research and investment analysis in support of the Portfolio Managers.

The ideal candidate has a passion for investing and is an independent thinker and self-starter with 5 - 8 years of fundamental equity analysis experience preferably in Emerging Markets. S/he possesses a high level of integrity, understands the importance of being a part of our positive culture and enjoys working with a diverse team of professionals.

Specific Responsibilities include:
  • Perform fundamental equity research and investment analysis in support of Portfolio Managers.
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses of individual companies including assessment both financial and non-financial drivers.
  • Conduct analysis on industries, business models, products and services.
  • Ability to assess management and conduct meetings in person and telephonically.
  • Building financial and valuation screen/models and performing forecasts.
  • Monitor fund and portfolio company performance and review asset allocation and risk and return diversification.
  • Monitor macroeconomic trends/risks, political developments, currency, commodity and other sector, regional and country factors that impact portfolio companies.
  • Work collaboratively with other firm functions including risk, compliance, distribution and marketing.
  • Communicate with existing/potential investors, and participate in marketing of the strategy.
  • Travel, including international travel to emerging market countries is required (20-25%).

  • Bachelor's degree required. MBA, other advanced degree and/or CFA preferred.
  • 5-8 years of fundamental equity analysis experience. Experience in emerging markets and Asian markets strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in multiple languages is a plus.
  • U.S citizenship or authorization to work in the U.S on a permanent basis preferred.

  • Must be an independent thinker and self-starter with a demonstrated passion for investing.
  • High level of integrity and ability to work well in a very diverse team setting.
  • Use of Bloomberg and Factset.

To apply for this position, please click here to submit your resume and application.

Matthews International Capital Management, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), age, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, political activity or affiliation, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition as defined under applicable law, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws or ordinances.

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