Upcoming Events

TRIP

Who?

When & Where?

  • Dates: 26.03.2020
  • Time: 09:00 – 11:00
  • Location: Seedamm Plaza Hotel, Seedammstr. 3, 8808 Pfäffikon, Schwyz
    (travel expenses are covered)

Women’s Breakfast

LGT Capital Partners is a leading alternative investment specialist with over USD 60 bn in AuM. Take the opportunity to meet their Private Equity Investment Management and Private Equity Program Management staff members and grab the chance to ask any questions during the breakfast event.

Registration

Register by sending a CV, Grade Transcript and reference letters

TRIP

Who?

When & Where?

  • Dates: 25.03.2020 – 27.03.2020

HIC Frankfurt Trip 2020

High-end networking opportunities, workshops, case studies, dinners and lunches some of the world’s most prestigious financial institutions. Excellent opportunity to fast-track your application.

Registration

Register by sending a CV

M&A

Who?

When & Where?

  • Date: 24.03.2020
  • Time: 17:00 – 20:00
  • Room: shared with selected participants

Technology M&A Bidding War

HIC is happy to announce an upcoming M&A workshop with Jefferies. Jefferies is a diversified financial services company engaged in investment banking, capital markets, asset management and direct investing. Jefferies offers a full range of investment banking, equities, fixed income, asset and wealth management services.

During the event you will be able to get to know the company, connect with bankers and work in groups on the M&A Case Study. The workshop is followed by an apero to learn more about potential internship opportunities.

To be considered, please register by sending your CV to jefferies@investment-club.ch until 15th of March 2020.

Exact location and final details will be shared with selected participants

Registration

Register by 15.03 by sending a CV

QUANT

Who?

When & Where?

  • Date: 18.03.2020
  • Time: 10:15 – 12:00
  • Room: tba

AI-driven Quantitative Investment Strategies Workshop

Vontobel AM and quant investment boutique Vescore (founded in 1998 at HSG) host a joint workshop on Artificial Intelligence and showcase a leading AI-driven, flexibly allocated Multi-Asset Fund to participants.

Registration

Register by sending an email.

CHALLENGE

Who?

When & Where?

  • Date: 12.03.2020
  • Time: 18:30 – 20:00, Apero
  • Room: 23-001

“Digital Assets” FinTech Challenge Final Presentations

Join in final presentations of fintech challenge to see the solutions real-life business problems created by our fellow students. Engage with participant, fintech community at HSG and meet the jury from Bain & Company.

Registration

Open to all HSG students

Past Events

SPEAKER

Who?

When & Where?

  • Date: 5.03.2020
  • Time: 18:15 – 19:00
  • Room: 01-113

Dr. Markus Krall – Ist der Euro am Ende?

Dr. Markus Krall has a doctorate in economics and is the author of several bestsellers in the Spiegel series (e.g. bspw. «Der Draghi-Crash», «Wenn schwarze Schwäne Junge kriegen»”).

As former banking and insurance consultant, he worked for many years in risk management at various companies – including as a consultant at BCG, Managing Director at Goetz Partners, Head of Risk Management Germany at McKinsey and Partner at Roland Berger.

About 80 percent of the risk rating systems of all German banks were developed under his leadership, which makes him incredibly brings valuable insights from within, which allow precise analyses of the enormous risks for them.

Registration

Open to all HSG students, room 01-113

HEDGEFUND

Who?

When & Where?

  • Date: 03.03.2020
  • Presentation: 16:30 – 18:00
  • Room: 09-012
  • Dinner from 18:30 onwards

Open Presentation and Dinner

Cevian Capital invites all HSG students to learn more about the business of an activist hedgefund. As an international investment firm with ca. $15bn AuM, Cevian acquires significant ownership positions in European public companies (e.g. ThyssenKrupp, ABB).

Learn more about Cevian during an open presentation on campus with Q&A session afterwards or introduce yourself during an exclusive dinner at Candela.

Registration

Open to all HSG students, room 09-012

Presentation 16:30-18:00 (open for everyone)
Please register with email to cevian@investment-club.ch

Dinner – Members Only.

Dinner from 18:30 onwards
Please apply with your CV via cevian@investment-club.ch

Registration Deadline: 25.02.2020

COMPETITION

Who?

When & Where?

  • Kick-off 27.02.2020
  • Time: 18:30 – 20:00, Apero
  • Room: 23-001

“Digital Assets” Fintech Challenge

Are you curious about how FinTechs will disrupt the traditional banking sector? Data Club invites our members to join on February 27th for the kick-off of a Bain case challenge, which guides you through the noise around financial technology.

Solve a real-life business problem from the financial industry with your team and present your findings on March 12th to a jury consisting of experts from Bain & Company and HSG – of course with unique prizes for the winning teams.

Kick-off: 27 of February 2020, 18:30 – 20:00 followed by an Apero

Final Presentations: 12 of March 2020, 18:30 – 20:00 followed by an Apero

Registration

Apply with CV by 21.02.2020

COMPETITION

Who?

When & Where?

  • Case Release 24.02.2020
  • Submission 13.03.2020
  • Final Event 24.04.2020

Global Case Competition Harvard 2020

We announce our next event with our partner PWC on the HSG campus. PWC Switzerland is the leading audit and advisory firm in the country. As an independent member of the international PWC network, they help organizations and individuals create value.

Join us for an interactive session on “The Great Outdoors “ with members of PWC Deal and Advisory Team. You will also hear about PWC deals graduate program for EMEA. Finally, there will be an apero giving you the possibility to get to know the professionals working for PWC. To confirm your participation, please send us your CV.

HIC Members got an invitation to participate in the Global Case Competition Harward 2020 (GCCH)! The GCCH is one of the most prestigious and largest finance case competitions worldwide. The competition is organized by the Harvard College European Business Group (EBG), Harvard Graduate Business Club (GSAS) and the IFSA Network.

The case focuses on a recent M&A, Private Equity, and Investment Banking scenario. The case will be released to participating teams on February 24, 2020 and competitors will have until March 13, 2020 to solve it. The top 10 teams will get the opportunity to present their case solution at our final event on April 24, 2020 at Harvard University to a distinct panel. The panel of judges consists of esteemed professors and distinguished industry professionals. The winning team will be entitled to a cash prize of USD 10,000.

The GCCH is an outstanding opportunity to learn and interact with students, cultivate an influential network, and engage with distinguished finance professionals.

Our team will facilitate team formation. Send us your CV as an indication of interest to participate in the competition: competitions@investment-club.ch

Registration

Apply with CV

Deals and Advisory

Who?

When & Where?

  • Mon, 17.02.2020
  • Time 14:15 – 18:00

Semester Kick-off Meet PWC on campus

We announce our next event with our partner PWC on the HSG campus. PWC Switzerland is the leading audit and advisory firm in the country. As an independent member of the international PWC network, they help organizations and individuals create value.

Join us for an interactive session on “The Great Outdoors “ with members of PWC Deal and Advisory Team. You will also hear about PWC deals graduate program for EMEA. Finally, there will be an apero giving you the possibility to get to know the professionals working for PWC. To confirm your participation, please send us your CV.

Registration

Deadline: Wednesday, 12th of February 2020, 23:59 GMT

FINTECH

Who?

When & Where?

  • Tue, 17.12.2019
  • Time 12:00 – 13:00
  • F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator
    10 Förrlibuckstrasse
    8005 Zürich

FinTech Lunch: Collaborating with Consulting

JOIN FREE EVENT: BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH 12.00 – 1.00 CET @F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator

In December, F10 Co-Working will host Synpulse, a consulting firm helping the financial industry achieve digital transformation. Synpulse works with several F10 portfolio Startups like ndgit and Billte.

In this brown-bag lunch session, we will hear from Synpulse and Billte how they shaped their partnership towards mutual success.

If you’re a startup wondering how you can boost your go-to-market strategy via consulting, or if you’re a consultant wondering how you can leverage FinTechs to increase customer value, then this event is for you!

AGENDA:

  • Introduction to Synpulse and how we collaborate with Startups and technology partners. Raphael Bianchi, Partner | Head Banking Switzerland
  • The Synpulse vision for collaborative business models in the wealth management industry. Simon Alioth, Associate Partner | Head Open Banking
  • FinTech Integration project examples and experiences. Simon Alioth, Associate Partner | Head Open Banking
  • Synpulse and Billte collaboration: a success story. Andrea Girasole, CEO, Billte

ABOUT F10

F10 is a proven expert that has been ranked multiple times amongst the ten best European Incubator and Accelerators. Our FinTech Track team is collaborating with F10, as it is an organization that supports and guides Startups in transforming their ideas into successful companies.

Working together with SIX, the Swiss Stock Exchange, the Baloise Group, Julius Bär, Generali Group Switzerland, PwC Switzerland, R3, Raiffeisen, Zürcher Kantonalbank, eny Finance, ERI Bancaire, Capgemini, PostFinance and Tamedia, F10 is at the forefront of the new financial paradigm. The association aims to bridge the gap between exciting new ideas and tomorrow’s leading products. For more information, please visit F10’s website (www.f10.ch).

Registration

Register on F10’s event registration platform (Eventbrite).

ASSET MANAGEMENT

Who?

When & Where?

  • Tue, 03.12.2019
  • Time 18:15 – 20:00
  • Netts

Meet Bellecapital | Asset Management in Asia

Spend the evening of 3rd December talking about growth opportunities in Asia with employees of Bellecapital.

Bellecapital is a dynamic, entrepreneurial Swiss asset management company with a global investment management business for private clients and a specialized asset management business for institutions. They were founded in 2009 and currently manage more than USD 3bn assets under management with 33 employees in Zurich and London.

Register until 26th of November by sending your CV to bellecapital19@investment-club.ch

Registration

Register until 26th of November by sending your CV

CORPORATE FINANCE

Who?

When & Where?

  • Tue, 26.11.2019
  • Time 12:15 – 14:00
  • Room 09-112

Meet ING | Brown Bag Lunch

The ING Wholesale Banking (WB) team invites you to a casual brown bag lunch where you’ll have the opportunity to learn from & interact with senior representatives of the bank:

– Jochen Munzinger, Head of Corporate Finance Switzerland
– René Willekes, Director Transaction Services Sales
– Miriam Robbe, Director Relationship Management
– Paul Savu, Analyst Corporate Clients

The event will start with a short presentation about ING and corporate banking, a case study, further insights on innovation & sustainability as well as an internship opportunity.

ING WB has been operating a specific branch unit in Geneva and Zurich, offering a comprehensive range of corporate banking services, trade and commodity finance, as well as payments and cash services. Over the years, ING WB has become a market leader as one of the top 3 banks in the commodity finance business in Geneva, as well as a leading provider of financial solutions to leading Swiss corporates.

Please register by sending your name to ing_2019@investment-club.ch until 24 November 2019.

SEMESTER KICK-OFF

Who?

When & Where?

  • 19.09.2019
  • Time 18:15 – 20:15
  • Room 01-012

Future of Finance

We are pleased to announce our semester kick-off event on 19th of September that is open to all students of the University of St.Gallen, alumni and experts from industry!

You will have the opportunity to join an exciting panel discussion about how new technologies are changing and influencing working environments, professional lives and our required skill set with:

– Pascal Nägeli, Chief Digital Officer at Credit Suisse Asset Management

– Christian Dreyer, CEO of CFA Society Switzerland, HSG alumnus

– Désirée Müller, CEO and Co-Founder of SwissRex, HSG alumna

Enter the world of Switzerland’s largest financial student organization! Make valuable contacts that help you start a successful career in finance, learn more about the industry and develop necessary skills for any path you choose.

QUANT

Who?

When & Where?

  • 23.09.2019
  • Time 19:00 – 20:30
  • Room MakerSpace

Machine Learning in Finance and FinTech Kick-Off

Machine learning has had fruitful applications in finance well before the advent of mobile banking apps, proficient chatbots, or search engines. Given the high volume, accurate historical records, and the quantitative nature of the finance world, few industries are better suited for artificial intelligence.

There are more uses cases of machine learning in finance than ever before:

  • robo-advisors for portfolio management
  • algo-trading of stocks, currencies and commodities
  • fraud detection
  • underwriting and many more

Learn more about individual applications and how you can develop your skill set for either of areas with HIC and explore opportunities to learn more about FinTech industry in a new FinTech Track run in collaboration with Data Science and Technology Club!

Registration

  • Open Event
  • Presentation
  • Language: English

Who?

When & Where?

  • 24.09.2019
  • Time 19:00 – 21:00
  • Location tba

Meet Lazard – Networking Dinner

HIC is happy to announce an upcoming networking dinner with Lazard, a leading global investment bank focused on advisory and asset management services. Selected participants will have the opportunity to connect with senior and junior bankers from the Zurich office and learn more about the M&A business and the firm during a company presentation followed by a wine tasting and an apéro riche.

The event is a crucial part of Lazard’s intern and analyst recruiting efforts offering students the opportunity to fast-track their respective application.

To be considered, please send your CV (including grade average) to lazard@investment-club.ch until the 20 September 2019.

Please note, that the event will be held in German. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Exact location and final details will be shared with the selected participants.

Registration

  • Members only
  • Deadline: 20.09.2019
  • Dinner
  • Language: Gernan

TRIP

Who?

When & Where?

  • 25-27.09.2019
  • London, UK

LONDON TRIP

We are thrilled to announce our London Trip 2019. This investment banking and private equity networking event is an exclusive opportunity for fast track applications. Furthermore, high end networking opportunities, workshops, case studies, dinners and lunches provide you with unparalleled insight into the offices of some of the world’s most prestigious financial institutions.

This year, we have not only partnered with long-time corporate partners Blackstone, Perella Weinberg Partners and PJT Partners, but are also happy to announce two new additions: Goldman Sachs, a leading global investment bank, and Silver Lake, the largest private equity firm focused on the technology, media and telecoms sectors.The number of participants is limited to 15 participants, we will ensure that a healthy mix of degree programmes (Bachelor/Master) and genders will be represented in the selected group. Everyone is encouraged to apply, regardless of whether you have previous banking experience.

Please note that this event requires an HIC membership before applying, which can be purchased at: www.investment-club.ch.

Registration required!

Please send in your CV as soon as possible.
Deadline:
  Sunday 15.09.2019, 23:59 GMT.

QUANT

Who?

When & Where?

  • Date tba
  • Location tba

Tom Capital

HIC meets Tom Capital AG is an independent Swiss-based asset manager regulated by the banking authority of Switzerland (FINMA). Their visions is:

– aim to preserve and grow the capital of our clients along with ours.

– invest systematically and well-diversified in the most liquid financial markets

– driven by passion to optimally engineer the investment process and its key components, while always striving to improve.

Registration required!

tba

WIF

Who?

When & Where?

  • Date tba
  • Location tba

Women in Finance

Explore the activities of our new chapter: Women in Finance. Join an informal event with Universa & MBF women club.

Meet like-minded students and explore new career opportunities, gain skills and expand the network.

BANKING DAYS

Who?

When & Where?

  • 15.10.2019
  • 12:45 – 13.30
  • Room tba

Spring Insight Programme Presentation

Join us for an exclusive presentation of the Spring Insight Programme! The program is a one- or two-week program offered by all major investment banks and elite boutiques for, primarily, students in their first year of a three-year university degree or in their second year of a four-year degree (including masters). Successful interns might be fast-tracked to summer internships in the following year.

Schedule:

Presentation of the Spring Insight Programme
Company-specific deadlines and details
Q&A

Language: English

Followed by Apéro!

Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters)

Who?

When & Where?

  • 22.10.2019
  • 10:15 – 12:00 and 14:15 – 16:00
  • Dataroom 01-U206

EIKON Training

Eikon is one of the most commonly used professional software to monitor and analyze financial markets data. It provides access to real time and historical pricing data across all major asset classes, expert reports & news, company fundamentals data, industry specific I/B/E/S estimates, as well as investment banking transaction data and Lipper fund performance data.

Get familiar with EIKON and get a head start at your next internship in Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Capital Markets or simply learn to access and extract data for your coursework! The hands-on training is held this semester on 2 levels with an expert from Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters).

NEW! DUE TO THE UNFORESEEN LARGE NUMBER OF REGISTRATIONS, WE NOW OFFER 2 SESSIONS OF THE INTRODUCTORY LEVEL WORKSHOP (please check your allocated time slot sent out in the confirmation e-mail):

EIKON Introductory Level Workshop (new dates):

10.15 – 11.30 (16 places)

11.45 – 13.00 (16 places)

Explore various market segments, charting tools for data visualization and technical analysis with our hands-on introductory session, extract time series for specific asset classes from Datastream, get familiar with the Excel Add-In and learn how to obtain the Thomson ONE Certificate.

EIKON Advanced Level Workshop: 14.15 – 16.00 (16 places)

Explore Refinitiv’s own quantitative models across value, momentum, ownership, risk, and quality (StarMine Analytics), build an investment model in Excel and solve a case at an advanced level together. Here you will benefit from a training that is only available to
finance professionals.

The event is open to members only, please click on the button on the right hand side and fill out the form.

First come, first served – don’t miss it!

Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters)

Who?

When & Where?

  • 22.10.2019
  • 10:15 – 12:00 and 14:15 – 16:00
  • Dataroom 01-U206

EIKON Training

Eikon is one of the most commonly used professional software to monitor and analyze financial markets data. It provides access to real time and historical pricing data across all major asset classes, expert reports & news, company fundamentals data, industry specific I/B/E/S estimates, as well as investment banking transaction data and Lipper fund performance data.

Get familiar with EIKON and get a head start at your next internship in Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Capital Markets or simply learn to access and extract data for your coursework! The hands-on training is held this semester on 2 levels with an expert from Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters).

NEW! DUE TO THE UNFORESEEN LARGE NUMBER OF REGISTRATIONS, WE NOW OFFER 2 SESSIONS OF THE INTRODUCTORY LEVEL WORKSHOP (please check your allocated time slot sent out in the confirmation e-mail):

EIKON Introductory Level Workshop (new dates):

10.15 – 11.30 (16 places)

11.45 – 13.00 (16 places)

Explore various market segments, charting tools for data visualization and technical analysis with our hands-on introductory session, extract time series for specific asset classes from Datastream, get familiar with the Excel Add-In and learn how to obtain the Thomson ONE Certificate.

EIKON Advanced Level Workshop: 14.15 – 16.00 (16 places)

Explore Refinitiv’s own quantitative models across value, momentum, ownership, risk, and quality (StarMine Analytics), build an investment model in Excel and solve a case at an advanced level together. Here you will benefit from a training that is only available to
finance professionals.

The event is open to members only, please click on the button on the right hand side and fill out the form.

First come, first served – don’t miss it!

Registration required!

Smart Valor

Who?

When & Where?

  • 11.11.2019
  • 18:15 – 19:30
  • Room 09-114

Blockchain. Crypto. Trading.

Blockchain is a powerful technology with applications in fields such as cryptocurrency, healthcare, insurance, government, music, identification, supply chain, data management, and many more.

As the blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem has grown since the inception of Bitcoin, we decided to bring one of the most prominent players of the ecosystem in Switzerland to St.Gallen to cover the ultimate must-have knowledge about these fields and explore the fundamentals of trading.

We will let them speak for themselves https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEjrec-5MuE&t=1s
Registration is open for everyone: forms.gle/x6m6UQoHaDQc6dtCA