Upcoming Events

Who?

When & Where?

  • 9th of May, 8:45 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Six ConventionPoint
  • Pfingstweidstrasse 110
    CH-8005 Zurich

Conference | Exchange Traded Product Day Zurich 

At the Exchange Traded Product Day (ETPD) professional investors meet product providers. The ETPD is the perfect platform for individuals wishing to find out about product innovations and investment themes.

The focus is on exchange traded products such as ETFs, ETPs and structured products. The ETPD offers fascinating insights into current challenges in the sector, the latest innovations and emerging trends.

Participants can expect a program with a practical focus. Selected representatives from the financial sector give talks at the various events. Participants can also visit various stands to learn about the products and put direct questions to the experts.

Among the keynote speakers are representatives form SIX, UBS, Vontobel, Pictet and more.

Registration

Open to all HSG students.

We have 15 tickets, which you can get by sending your name to conferences@investment-club.ch

Who?

When & Where?

  • 07.05.2019
  • Introduction: 10:15 – 12:00
    Advanced: 14:15 – 16:00
  • Dataroom 01-U206

Refinitiv | 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.

EIKON Introductory Level Workshop: 10.15 – 12.00 (16 places)

Explore various market segments, charting tools for data isualization 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.

Registration

Open to all HSG students.

Past Events Spring Semester 2019

Who?

When & Where?

  • 30.04.2019
  • 16:30 – 18:00
  • Room 07-002

Cevian Capital | 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.

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

Members Only.

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

Registration Deadline: 21.04.2019

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

Who?

When & Where?

  • 24.04.2019
  • from 20:30
  • BAR No.1
    Spiesergasse 41
    9000 Saint Gallen

HIC | Social Event

We’ve got something special prepared for you. Meet our team, get to know other club members and their friends, share your aspirations, experience and plans for future; challenge your peers.

There is no better way to enjoy the second half of the semester before the exam phase starts. We invite all club members and their friends to join the beer pong at the BAR No.1 from 8:30p.m.

Don’t miss out, and let’s make it a great night again.

Your HIC Team

Registration

No registration.

Open to all HSG Students.

More information on our FB event

Who?

When & Where?

  • 23.04.2019
  • 16:00 – 20:00
  • Room 09-011

Total Shareholder Return | Case Study

“How should we think about the full potential ambition for the company?”
“Will organic growth deliver enough to meet high expectations?”
“Should we drive top-line growth or cut costs to increase”?
These are just some of the questions you will work on during an upcoming workshop with Bain & Company’s Financial Services practice by diving into the topic of Total Shareholder Return.
You will also have the opportunity to connect with Bain representatives and discuss entry possibilities. The event is specifically designed for Master’s students with an interest in the Banking & Finance industries.

Registration

Members Only.

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

 

Who?

When & Where?

  • 28.03.2019
  • 13:15 – 18: 00
  • Room 01-U121

ZEB “Crack the Case” | Workshop

ZEB, a leading financial services consulting firm, is coming to the University of St.Gallen to host a “Crack the Case” – Workshop.

The workshop will take place on 28th March 2019, from 13:15 – 18:00 including a networking apero.

Registration

Members Only.

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

Who?

When & Where?

  • 20.03.2019
  • 12:15 – 13: 15
  • Room 23-102

Create your personal brand | Presentation

The Adecco Group Switzerland Team invites you to participate in the presentation: “Create your personal brand” as part of the “CEO for one month program”. Luca de Finis, Senior Director and Head of Eastern Switzerland at Badenoch & Clark, our Brand for Executives, is specialized in banking and finance and will give you an informative insight into the following topics:

• the latest labour market trends and salary benchmark in Switzerland
• which jobs are the most sought after
• personal branding and networking tips for banking & finance students with limited working experience

…and finally: What it takes to become a CEO. We’re looking forward to see you there!

Registration

Members Only.

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

 

Who?

When & Where?

  • 25.03.2019
  • 16:00 – 20:00
  • Room 23-104

Morgan Stanley Investment Banking Workshop

HIC is happy to announce an upcoming workshop with one of the leading investment banks in the world, Morgan Stanley. During the event you will be able to get to know the company, connect with bankers and work in groups on an Investment Banking Case Study. As Morgan Stanley is actively looking to recruit HSG students to join as Off-Cycle interns this fall, high-performers will be invited for interviews in the Zurich office.

Registration

Members Only.

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

Who?

When & Where?

  • 05.03.2019
  • 18:00 – 20: 00
  • Room 09-011 (updated!)

Investment Banking Stories with J.P. Morgan | Semester Kick-off

Ever wondered what it’s like to be an Investment Banker at J.P. Morgan? Here is your opportunity to hear from the bankers themselves.

Please join us for a ‘Investment Banking Stories’ evening which will include a panel with senior leaders followed by apero from the Investment Banking.

Nick Bossart, CEO and Head of Investment Banking Switzerland, and his team will share stories from the most exciting and high profile deals they have worked on.

This event represents a unique opportunity to discuss the challenges that you will face as a banker and to receive first hand insights into the culture of Investment Banking.

Registration

Open to all HSG students.

Register to attend the event
(no CV required)

 

Past Events Autumn Semester 2018

Who?

When & Where?

  • Where? 07-007
  • When? 05/12/2018,  18:00

HIC Capital | Special Situations and Distressed Debt Investing

Dear students,

We gladly invite you this Wednesday at 6pm to our opening session of HIC Capital, a new chapter of HIC that will be devoted to promoting value investing and investment research at the University of St. Gallen.

Our fellow board member Carlos Lopez will walk us through a distressed debt investment in the TMT space and will explain the factors to look out for when making investments in opportunistic situations in the credit markets. Carlos Lopez spent this summer working at the special situations fund of CVC Capital.

This is a great opportunity to get to know one of the most esoteric and obscure areas of value investing and will provide a unique setting to learn about this exciting space.

We welcome students from all levels of experience and invite each individual to ask questions.

Registration

Open to all HSG students.

Space is limited so first come first served.

Who?

When & Where?

  • 05/12/2018
  • 20:30 – 23:59
  • Alhambra Cafe Bar St.Gallen

HIC Poker Tournament

Bring on your poker face! We would like to invite our members to an exciting poker night in St. Gallen.

Not only is there an attractive prize pool in value of 575+ CHF for the best players, but also an unforgettable evening for everyone.

1st prize: Brunch in Lokremise for 2 people in value of 108 CHF (offered by Peter Schildknecht “PSG” Gastronomie)

2nd prize: 100 CHF buy-in + 20 CHF rake for Donnerstag poker in Casino St. Gallen (offered by Casino St. Gallen)

3rd prize: 100 CHF voucher (offered by Ristorante San Lorenzo)

4th prize: a selected bottle of Pinot Noir Barrique from Maienfeld GR, vintage 2013, in the value of 75 CHF (offered by Weinstein Vinothek)

5th prize: a selected wine gift package in the value of 70 CHF (offered by Manor)

6th prize: a selected bottle of Old Pulteney Scotch Whisky, 12 years old, in the value of 50 CHF (offered by Glen Fahrn (St. Gallen))

7th prize: 50 CHF voucher (offered by focacceria)

To smokers, Heimat Tabak are offering their full selections of cigarettes and tobaccos for enjoyment during the evening.

We play (standard) Texas Hold’em Poker No Limit Freeze-Out, with the following (standard) conditions:

BUY-IN O CHF, NO RE-ENTRY
Starting Stack 20 000 chips
Starting Small Blind/Big Blind 100 / 200
Blind Level 20 minutes
Number of Tables 7 poker tables with 7-8 seats each
Check-in 20.30
Starting Time 21.00

It’s not only a game, but also a great opportunity to show off your talent, meet like-minded people and get an insight into the world of poker and finance, because the most successful hedge fund managers are, moreover, successful poker players.

Registration

Members Only.

Make sure to get one of the limited spots by registering at poker@investment-club.ch

It’s first come, first serve, so do not miss the chance of getting one of the limited 50 spots!

Who?

When & Where?

  • tba, multiple dates will be selected via doodle after registration
  • St.Gallen, Switzerland (Room 09-120)
  • Language: English

Databases in Finance

Learn more about financial databases. Our University provides us with an access to a wide range of company and financial databases. You will learn the essential tools for using the following databases:
– ORBIS
– EIKON
– Datastream
– WRDS

Apply

Open to all HSG students.

Deadline: Wednesday, 7th of November

Please register via e-mail to thorsten.uehlein@unisg.ch.

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

Who?

When & Where?

  • tba
  • St.Gallen, Switzerland (Room tba)

M&A and LBO Modelling Interview Training

Financial Edge Learning is a leading financial training firms that works with companies such as Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan to train new staff. We will welcome them for a session on the essential technical skills needed to successfully make it through a investment banking technical interview round.

Apply

Price for our member: tba

Individual tickets to this type of training usually cost over 900 CHF, so do no miss this opportunity!

Pay directly at the event or purchase your ticket at: tba

Who?

When & Where?

  • 13.11.2018, 16:15-20:15, followed by an apéro
  • HSG Campus, 01–307

Global Corporate Development (M&A and Group Strategy) Workshop

Credit Suisse’s Global Corporate Development (M&A and Group Strategy) department would like to invite students of the University of St. Gallen to participate in the workshop “Credit Suisse acquiring Sand”. Students will have the chance to learn about the Global Corporate Development (M&A and Group Strategy) function within Credit Suisse, get to know bank valuation techniques and apply new knowledge in the strategic acquisition simulation.

Four teams will compete, the winning team and high performers will be invited to Zurich for first-round interviews!

Note: Your personal data will be shared within the Campus Recruitment Team of Credit Suisse AG to invite candidates to our Candidate Pool. Our Candidate Pool is part of our program to recruit exceptionally talented students for our Campus Programs.

Apply

Members Only.

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

Application process:

– Please send your CV to: creditsuisse@investment-club.ch

– Application deadline: 5 November 2018

– Limited to 24 participants

– Optional: Additional page specifying availabilities for an internship or analyst position in 2019

Who?

When & Where?

  • 25.10.2018, 10:15 – 12:00 (Basic Level) and 14:15 – 16:00 (Advanced Level)
  • On-Campus (Data Room 01-U206)
  • In English

Thomson Reuters EIKON Workshop

Eikon is one of the most commonly used set of financial analysis tools to monitor and analyse financial information. It provides access to real time market data, ESG data, news, fundamental data, analytics, trading and messaging tools.

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

EIKON Training Basic Level: 10.15 – 12.00 (20 places)

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

EIKON Training Advanced Level: 14.15 – 16.00 (20 places)

Explore StarMine Data and solve a case together at an advanced level. Here you will benefit from training that is mainly available to finance professionals.

Apply

Open to all HSG students.

Applications closed. Your participation is to be confirmed by Wednesday, 24 October. Don’t miss it!

Who?

When & Where?

  • 24.10.2018, 18:15
  • Jakobssaal, Restaurant Netts
  • St.Jakobstrasse 35, St.Gallen, Switzerland
  • Language: English

Portfolio Construction for a long-only investment manager

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. We were founded in 2009 and currently manage more than USD 3bn assets under management with 33 employees in Zurich and London.

Come to our presentation, followed by a flying dinner, and find out more about our growing company, internship opportunities and how we approach portfolio construction as a long-only investment manager.

Apply

Members Only.

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

Who?

When & Where?

  • 10.10.2018, 12:30 – 14:00
  • St.Gallen, Switzerland (Room 09-120)
  • Language: German

Recherchen in Finance

Überblick über das Angebot an Unternehmens- und Kapitalmarktdatenbanken. Beispielhafte Recherchen in ausgewählten Datenbanken. Es werden Grundlagen vermittelt für eine erfolgreiche Suche in:
– ORBIS
– EIKON
– Datastream
– WRDS

 

Note: An additional course for English speaking students will be organized via Doodle survey (min. 5 participants). Please indicate your interest until 17th of October via e-mail to thorsten.uehlein@unisg.ch

Apply

Open to all HSG students.

Further information can be found here.

Please register via e-mail to thorsten.uehlein@unisg.ch.

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

Who?

When & Where?

  • 04.10.2018, 18:00-19:00
  • St.Gallen, Switzerland (Room 07-001)

Roland Berger Workshop – Banking Meets AI

Interested in Banking and Consulting? Roland Berger is organising an exciting workshop about the evolution of technologies within the financial services industry.

Apply

Members Only.

Apply now on Roland Berger’s website

Deadline: 26th of September

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

Who?

When & Where?

  • 03.10.2018, 18:00-21:00
  • Campus HSG, 01–113

Citi Case Study and Networking Apéro

Based in New York City’s Manhattan, Citi is widely recognized as an American multinational investment banking and financial services corporation. It counts as one of the 30 big banking houses, which were named as systemically important financial institution by the Financial Stability Board (FSB).

The Case Study based on practical market experiences, is followed by a Networking Apéro, which is a perfect opportunity for you to meet an outstanding company and learn more about internship opportunities and how optimize your performance.

Apply

Members Only.

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

Who?

When & Where?

  • Workshop: 01.10.2018
  • Interviews: 02.10.2018
  • St.Gallen, Switzerland (Room tba)

Perella Weinberg Partners Workshop and Interviews

Perella Weinberg Partners is a leading independent global advisory and asset management firm that addresses the need for expertise and advice in financial services. PWP are organizing an exclusive workshop and on-campus interviews at St.Gallen. They recruit exceptionally talented individuals in their penultimate year of studies to join its 2019 Corporate Advisory Summer Analyst class in London.

Apply

Members Only.

Apply now on PWP’s website

Deadline: 19th September

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

Who?

When & Where?

  • 26.09.2018 – 28.09.2018
  • London, UK

Investment Banking London Trip 2018

We are thrilled to announce our London Trip 2018. This investment banking 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.

APPLICATION

The trip is limited to 15 participants, we will ensure that a healthy mix of degree programs (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 Investment Club membership before applying.

We look forward to reviewing your applications!
The Investment Club

Apply

Send your CV(one page) to: london2018@investment-club.ch

Deadline:  Monday 10.09.2018, 23:59 GMT.

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

Who?

When & Where?

  • 25.09.2018
  • St.Gallen, Switzerland (Room tba)

LGT Capital Partners

LGT Capital Partners is an alternative investments firm with USD 50bn AuM. They have offices in London, New York, Dubai, and Pfaeffikon and have started a new Private Equity graduate programme for students straight out of university – an excellent recruiting opportunity. Learn about the full-breadth of the private equity industry, spanning primaries, secondaries, and fund of funds from industry experts.

Apply

Members Only.

Please send your CV (one page) to: lgt@investment-club.ch

Deadline: 20th of September

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

Who?

When & Where?

  • 20.09.2018, 6:30 pm
  • Herrliberg, Switzerland

Pimco Women – Networking Event – Careers in Asset Management

Register now for dinner and drinks to get to know PIMCO and get a head start to attend our PIMCO Prep Day, an open day at our Munich office in October, where we will offer select candidates the unique opportunity to meet senior leadership of the firm, speak to specialists from various departments and get a tour of our trade floor. We want to offer you, finance interested female students, a unique opportunity to get to know one of the largest fixed income managers worldwide. Meet our company representatives in an exclusive setting and learn more about the asset management industry and PIMCOs career opportunities first hand. This small scale event will also provide you with a great opportunity to network with PIMCO employees, ask any specific questions you have and to seek personal career advice.

Apply

Please send your CV (one page) to: campus.recruiting@pimco.com

State ‘PIMCO Women Networking Event in Zurich’ in the subject line

Deadline: 13th of September 2018, 23:59

Applications closed. Email confirmations will be sent to successful applicants.

Who?

When & Where?

  • 29.10.2018, 13:00-20:00
  • Zurich, Switzerland (Four Points Hotel Sheraton Sihlcity)

Are you looking to start a career in the Investment Banking Department (Mergers & Acquisitions, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets) of Credit Suisse? Credit Suisse is delighted to announce a number of exciting internship opportunities in Zurich or London in 2019

What you can expect:
You will gain an insight into the world of Investment Banking by working through a case study in small groups. Afterwards you will get to know the Credit Suisse Investment Banking team during a get-together and a 1st round of technical interviews.

Apply

Members Only.

Deadline: 01.10.2018

Applications closed.