A Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) model is a financial model used to value investment by estimating its future cash flows and discounting them back to their present value. It is one of the most popular valuation techniques used by investment bankers, financial analysts, and equity researchers to value companies, projects, and other investment opportunities.
Asset management is the practice of studying, acquiring, and trading investments with an aim of increasing total wealth over time. The sector offers lucrative opportunities with sizable salaries for you to pursue. Asset managers are often referred as portfolio managers or financial advisors as they perform this service for their clients. Asset management companies are […]
In an era of wealth preservation, product innovation, and creation of alternative asset classes, asset management (AMC) is emerging as a promising career path. The global asset management industry is estimated to grow and reach a value of over a trillion dollars, $1,113 billion, by 2028, growing at a CAGR of over 23% for 6 […]
Last August, I got the chance to mentor a student based in Singapore and he’s waiting for his graduation. We started on which type of career he wants, and I asked him about his background. Fortunately, he was trading Foreign Exchange. It’s a good thing that he already understands Technical Analysis, and we got connected […]
A fund manager is an investment professional responsible for investing and managing a company’s portfolio of funds. This can include mutual funds, pensions, hedge funds, equity funds and so on. Fund managers are typically classified as active or passive managers. Active managers are involved in buying, selling, and holding investments actively in order to outperform […]
If you have tried working with any aspects of financial markets, be it professionally or by investing in stocks, you would know that this field isn’t the easiest to understand theoretically. What you need is to learn by doing. This is possible through finance simulations. These are mockups of a financial concept, created using mathematical […]
An asset is something of value which is owned by a company. For companies, assets can be classified in different ways. For example, assets owned by a company can be current assets or non-current assets. Another way to classify assets are as tangible assets and intangible assets. This second way of classifying assets is the […]
We often hear roles described as either “sell side” or “buy side.” This article aims to demystify the language around these terms and explain specific roles on the sell-side.