Senior Equity Analyst Biotech Pharmaceuticals - Seligman Investments at Ameriprise Financial in New York, New York

Posted in Other 18 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

This role will lead biotech and pharmaceuticals sector investments supporting the Healthcare Long/Short Fund at Seligman Investments, part of Columbia Threadneedle Investments, an asset manager with $637B in assets under management and administration. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing fund with an entrepreneurial spirit yet part of a highly established and reputable investment firm/ platform. Our team has presence in New York, Menlo Park, Miami, and Boston.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead biotech and pharmaceuticals sector coverage reporting to the Healthcare Portfolio Manager

  • Develop investment theses by researching the industry and specific companies through medical and scientific due diligence, channel checks, earnings calls, company meetings, conferences and sell-side events

  • Ability to accurately analyze complex medical literature, scientific data, statistical models and quickly distill key information that will impact investment decisions

  • Communicate effectively research and new developments on a daily basis and track information about sector, companies, drug classes, regulatory and reimbursement decisions in a central repository

  • Create valuation analyses on sector companies to arrive at price targets for existing holdings and price discrepancies on prospective holdings, based on fundamental drivers and a consistent valuation approach

  • Develop trade recommendations rooted in carefully analyzed risk/ reward

  • Deep understanding of financial statements and ability to create and maintain detailed financial models

  • Strong work ethic, highest integrity, drive for results, entrepreneurial spirit, intellectual curiosity and honesty contributing to a positive culture and team environment

  • Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years in the biotechnology/ pharmaceutical sector either in clinical, scientific, financial services, or industry capacity

  • 2+ years of experience as a dedicated investment analyst covering biotech/ pharmaceuticals for an institutional asset manager

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience covering both biotech and pharmaceuticals across all key therapeutic areas for a hedge fund

  • Experience with private investments and derivatives

  • Advanced degree (eg, MS, PharmD, PhD, MD)

About Our Company
We're a diversified financial services leader with more than $1 trillion in assets under management and administration. Our team of 20,000 people in more than 20 countries advise, manage and protect the assets and income of more than 2 million individual, small business and institutional clients. We are a long-standing leader in financial planning and advice, a global asset manager and an insurer. Our unwavering focus on our clients and strong financial foundation connects each of our unique businesses - Ameriprise Financial Services, Columbia Threadneedle Investments and RiverSource Insurance and Annuities. Here, we foster meaningful careers, invest in the future, and make a difference for clients, institutions and communities around the world.

Base Pay Salary

New York State Residents Only: The estimated base salary for this role is $200,000 -$250,000/ year. Base salaries are determined in part based on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and geographical work location. In addition, most of our roles are eligible for variable pay in the form of bonus, commissions, and/or long-term incentives depending on the role. We also have a competitive and comprehensive benefits program that support all aspects of your health and well-being.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.


Full time



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Investment Management

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