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Investment Banking

Investment Banking

Investment banking is where you deal with the largest trades. As a result, the level of risk and pressure involved is often higher than in any other area of banking.

Investment banks do not take deposits, instead they facilitate large scale transactions by individuals and companies. These are to facilitate actions such as mergers and acquisitions and trading on wall street. They are the go between for investors and the organization issuing the securities.

The goal of investment banking is to generate greater profit by investing in foreign exchange, bonds and on the stock market. Investment banks will work quite closely with large scale investors such as Private Equity Funds and Hedge Funds, where the best investment bankers will often end up working.

Occupations in Investment Banking
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Investment Fund Manager

Investment fund managers make the investment decisions to try to increase the value of a fund: where a group of people (shareholders) pool their savings to invest in financial assets, typically securities or shares.

Investment Fund Manager

Investment fund managers make the investment decisions to try to increase the value of a fund: where a group of people (shareholders) pool their savings to invest in financial assets, typically securities or shares.

Commodity Broker

Commodity brokers buy and sell physical commodities (crude oil, grain, metals, coffee, sugar) on a commission basis on behalf of private and commercial clients.

Pension Fund Manager

Pension fund managers establish and manage pension schemes for employees.

Fund Supervisor
Supervises a team of Fund Administrators to ensure all investment trades are acted upon and completed in good time.
Fund Manager

An investment expert whose job it is to seek out and manage the best investment opportunities for a clients funds.

Fund Administrator
Manages fund prices and reacts to market prices on a daily basis.
Fund Accountant

Prepares bank account reconciliation, deals with cash transfers, bonds and equity settlements.

Financial Controller

Oversees accounting and the implementation and monitoring of internal controls in the business.

Financial Analyst

Searches for trends in stock markets, and decides where to invest funds to minimise risk and maximise profit.

Risk Analyst

Responsible for identifying and analysing areas of potential financial risk that threaten the assets, earning capacity or success of an organisation.

Stockbroker

Arranges financial investments for private individuals and businesses and advises clients on stock trading.