Researching and analysing companies for an equity investment fund.
Equity Capital Markets (ECM)
Advise companies on their funding requirements, relationships with their investors and we help them to grow.
ECM as you get to work 'behind the scenes' with the Company and truly understand their business.
Accounting, banking & finance
BSc Mathematics & Statistics
University of Bath
Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Further and additional maths
The Cherwell School
Communication skills are essential so that you can effectively get across the investment case.
Being able to work under time constraints and sometimes high pressure is also important, particularly if you're executing a complex deal.
I did as much research as possible - reading relevant websites, going to a lot of 'Women in Finance' type events and speaking to as many people as possible.
I would've tried to look into finance/banking internships earlier on.