Helvetian Investment Club

Connecting students to the financial services industry since 1986.

 
 
 

Event Partners

Get financial training in workshops offered by leading industry professionals

 
 

Workshops & Networking

More workshops, more skill sessions, more networking than any other HSG finance society

We are Switzerland’s largest and most active student run finance society.

We are the largest and most active student finance society at the University of St.Gallen that originates from a merger of four finance oriented student organisations (History): Investment Club, Bankers Club, Trading Club and Effektenforum.

We provide high-quality extracurricular education to students at the University and connect them with representatives of various institutions across different spheres of the financial industry.

Unique Event Partners
33+
History

Since 1986

Deliverables
  • Speaker Events
  • Workshops
  • Company Visits
  • Hands-On Sessions
  • Competitions & Challenges
  • Women in Finance
  • Financial Training
  • Conference Visits

Our club in numbers.

1650

Members

926

Event participants in 2020/21

1604

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Our Event Partners

Our belief in the value of collaboration extends to every aspect of our work.

Organisations whose values and aspirations align with our own. Our strong partner network of the world’s leading financial firms helps us share knowledge and ideas, expand our reach and achieve our common goals.

Kick-start your career through knowledge and experience.

We are the largest and most active student finance society at the University of St.Gallen that originates from a merger of four finance oriented student organisations (History): Investment Club, Bankers Club, Trading Club and Effektenforum.

We provide high-quality extracurricular education to students at the University and connect them with representatives of various institutions across different spheres of the financial industry.

  • Our mission is to connect students with the investment banking, asset management and alternative investments industries.
  • We offer to our members workshops, training, company visits, networking events, participation in conferences and competitions.

Explore the world of asset management and alternative investments.

Figure out how to differentiate between the different types of securities, investing styles, and develop your own investment strategy by analyzing market data and financials.

We and HIC Capital, as an extension of HIC, organises investment competitions, stock pitches, and practice sessions for vital recruitment skills.

  1. Explore: Get introduced to the world of finance with our team.
  2. Train: Attend workshops and events that expand your knowledge.
  3. Apply: Create your own trading strategies and start your journey.

Deep dive into investment banking, client and corporate relations.

Our goal is to connect students with banks and support them in their aspirations to pursue a career in investment banking. By strengthening the relationship between the HIC and banks, we hope to have a positive impact on the industry by connecting top companies with exceptional individuals.

  • We plan networking events and thus offer an insight into professional life.
  • We regularly host events, either in person or increasingly digitally due to the COVID 19 pandemic.
  • We build relationships with other leading business schools to collaborate and achieve our common goals.

Learn to program for risk modelling and portfolio construction.

Quantitative investing, often known as systematic investing, is a type of investing that employs extensive mathematical modelling, computer systems, and data analysis to determine profitability.

We are dedicated to exploring the emerging field of quantitative finance and educating its members about it.

What We Offer

Speaker Events

We host speaker events with noteworthy personalities from business and politics, directed at a broad audience.

Company Visits

We organize company visits, training on-site and trips to other countries.

Hands-On Sessions

We attract coaches that enable students to gain new skills valuable on their career path.

Competitions & Challenges

We provide a chance for our members to participate in various international competitions.

Women in Finance

We bring together professional women within the financial industry for networking, education and industry awareness.

Financial Training

We offer skills training on merger models, leveraged buyouts and Bloomberg, delivered by experienced professionals.

Conference Visits

We organize visits to a broad range of conferences covering monetary policies, specific asset classes, ICO, AI and more.

Company Workshops

We regularly host workshops with leading asset managers, investment banks and financial services companies.