Asset management is an important arm of investment banking. Let’s look at one of the top players in the market – Schroders.
Schroders – World’s Leading Asset Management Company
As one of the largest publicly quoted asset management companies in the world, Schroders have around £137 billion of funds under management, as of 30 June 2007, hiring some 2,400 individuals in 26 countries. Headquartered in London, Schroders has over two hundred years of experience in the financial markets and is traded on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
Some Reasons You Should Consider Schroders
Equal Opportunities Employer – Remember Johanna Kyrkland became their Head of UK Multi Asset at the age of 30?
Caring For Young Individuals - Schroders provide both financial support and study leave for graduates to gain professional qualifications such as IMC, CFA, CIMA and any other opportunities that are tailored to regional requirements. A dedicated Graduate Co-ordinator will give you any help, advice or guidance at every step of your training programme.
Wide Range of Graduate Programmes - Schroders offer various opportunities for graduates, namely investment, finance, IT and distribution. Schroders’ 10-week summer internship programme offer detailed introduction to fund management along with technical and soft skills training which will help prepare you for entry into industry Graduate schemes.
Industrial Placements - Schroders’ 12 month placements offer you a specific role with the opportunity to involve on one of the company’s highest profile projects and gaining the benefit from learning and working alongside a team of exceptional individuals. Applications open in March 2008 with the successful applicants starting with us in July 2008.
Summer Internships - Internship is an important step to gain hands on investment banking experience and to get your first full time job. At Schroders, half of their 18 interns who joined in Summer 2007 received permanent full time job offers.
We shall continue to look at a success story of how a graduate develop his fund management career at Schroders.
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