Investor Relations & Business Development (London-based)

London (Central), London (Greater)
15 Feb 2019
17 Mar 2019
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description   

Working with other members of the team on maintaining/ growing business opportunities across distribution networks/ institutional clients/ family offices, mainly with a focus on the UK, Ireland and Switzerland.  The position is London-based.


At least 5 years’ experience in fund distribution in Europe (ideally in the UK and/or Switzerland), preferably with respect of UCITS funds

The Role

The role will include the following responsibilities:

  • Raising assets through converting recommended list positions and exploiting new sales opportunities for Algebris’ funds/ white label offering whilst preserving existing AUM and servicing existing clients
  • Proactively building and maintaining client relationships targeting primarily financial institutions, wealth managers, advisory distributors, insurance companies, fund platforms and family offices
  • Organising intro and DD meetings, roadshows, preparing materials in advance and following up with information  
  • Acting as a ‘proxy’ for PMs when required by serving as central contact across different levels of client seniority (e.g. fund analysts, client relationship managers, CIOs)
  • Facilitating the investor dealing process (checking trades, reporting figures internally and liaising with administrators/ investors)
  • Contributing to sales & marketing initiatives (e.g. clients event) and to the maintenance of sales support material (e.g. DDQs, presentations)
  • Working collaboratively within the firm through effective communication across teams/functions
  • Maintaining client activity on CRM database and within internal key client strategic plans
  • Working in tandem with other team members, sharing information/ feed-back as appropriate

Skills and Qualifications

  • Solid educational background
  • At least 5 years of relevant, client-facing experience
  • Sound knowledge of financial markets and keeping abreast of regulatory developments
  • Working knowledge of fund distribution in Europe, mainly in the UK and/or Switzerland
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, commercial acumen and ability to work under pressure
  • Numerical and excel skills
  • Familiarity with UCITS and AIFMD
  • Willingness to travel – the role will be London – based though it requires travelling across the UK, Ireland and Switzerland
  • Fluent in English

About Algebris

We are an independent global asset management firm embracing long-only and alternative investment strategies.  Historically we have focused on investments in the global financial sector, covering the capital structure of financial institutions across both equity and credit.  Overtime, we expanded our expertise to embrace private debt opportunities (non-performing loans) in Italy, macro credit and Italian (equity and credit) securities.  Founded by CEO Davide Serra in 2006, Algebris maintains offices in London, Boston, Singapore, Tokyo, Milan and Luxembourg and currently have a staff of 80+ people.

Our Values

Our values are built around entrepreneurial spirit, hard work, collaboration, innovation, integrity, ethics, commitment and professionalism.