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Equity Researcher (London, UK)

Equity Researcher (London, UK)

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Retirement and Financial Management


Our Global Investment Manager research team aims to identify investment managers with the potential to perform well in the future and who can add value to our clients’ portfolios. The range of asset classes we research for our clients is constantly under review and encompasses a broad range of traditional and alternative assets.

This role will primarily cover the Equity Manager Investment universe, researching Global and Regional strategies. You will be part of a Global Research Team, based in London.


We can offer you exposure to a wide variety of clients, and you will be supported by a great team, with the space to research managers in great detail. As part of our wider Retirement & Investment division, there are numerous opportunities to further your career here at Aon.


Your impact as an Equity Researcher

  • Provide research insights on managers
  • Source new high conviction equity manager ideas for Aon Hewitt’s clients
  • Have accountability for Aon Hewitt’s view on a number of equity strategies
  • Communicate internally, and if required to external clients, the team’s views on a range of equity strategies
  •  Provide internal challenge on investment research
  •  Apply your knowledge across a wide range of asset classes to see where the investment process can be improved
  • Provide regular and concise written evaluations of managers
  • Work closely with other members of the Aon Hewitt manager research team (in the UK, North America, India and Europe), both within equity strategies and other asset classes where required.
  • Work with other areas of the Global Asset Engine such as the Asset Allocation team on projects of mutual interest
  • Understand and reflect in practice the Firm’s vision, approach to client care, the development of individuals and all values and cultural aspects of the Firm.

You bring skills and expertise

  • Relevant experience working in the investment industry
  • A thorough understanding of the institutional investment industry and investment processes, through direct experience in a fund management or manager research role
  • A comprehensive understanding of investment risk metrics and their application in portfolio management
  • Good knowledge of the key players (both individuals and firms) in the fund management community
  • Direct experience of security / fund selection or portfolio construction 
  • Good knowledge of the Global/UK pension fund market
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Attention to detail and high personal standards in the production of internal and external material.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain working relationships with both internal and external clients.
  • The ability to anticipate potential problems and be proactive and creative in identifying solutions.
  • Acting with the highest integrity and professional standards.


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About Aon 

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.


We offer you

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organisation. Aon is an equal opportunities employer.  Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.

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