Equity Research- Research Associate(IT Services)

June 10, 2024

Equity Research- Research Associate(IT Services)


  • Permanent
  • IN-Maharashtra-Mumbai
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About BNP Paribas Group:

 BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 65 countries and has nearly 185,000 employees, including more than 145,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main fields of activity: Commercial, Personal Banking & Services for the Group’s commercial & personal banking and several specialised businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment, and protection solutions; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy, and Luxembourg. The Group is rolling out its integrated commercial & personal banking model across several Mediterranean countries, Turkey, and Eastern Europe. As a key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific. BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group’s performance and stability.

 About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, European Union’s leading bank with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24×7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 10000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.

About Business line/Function :

The Equity Research Support team supports Equity Research analysts in analyzing and providing financial insights on publicly-traded companies and/or sectors to institutional investors to facilitate investment decisions within fund allocations

This team is responsible for financial research for India and is involved in the data collection and presentation. The team is involved in reviewing the industry, preparing research reports, financial modeling and company valuations.

Job Title:

Equity Research Support – Research Associate (IT Services)




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Position Purpose

BNPPISL is looking for experienced professionals in the area of equity research to support the lead analyst covering the Indian Information Technology (IT) Services sector. The associate will be based out of Mumbai.


 Under the guidance of the lead analyst, the associate will perform the following:

  • Collect secondary and primary data, build and regularly update industry databases and perform industry analysis
  • Prepare financial statement forecasts for companies under coverage
  • Estimate the fair value for stocks of companies under coverage and determine investment recommendations for stocks
  • Write an equity research report detailing the industry outlook and the investment thesis on a particular stock or multiple stocks under coverage
  • Prepare research reports providing regular updates on industries and companies under coverage
  • Prepare presentations for analyst marketing roadshows
  • Liaise with investor relations departments of companies under coverage and attend quarterly earnings conference calls and analyst meets of companies

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

  • Preferably 2-5 years’ relevant experience. Preferably in equity research covering IT Services/Internet companies
  • Have an MBA from a reputed institution, CA, Masters in Finance or CFA 
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of financial modelling and valuation techniques. Should be proficient in using Bloomberg and MS Office applications such as Excel, Powerpoint and Word.
  • Good understanding of IT Services sector including how to value companies from these sectors.
  • Committed to upholding high standards of integrity, having sound analytical skills and passionate about investing
  • Have a flair for business writing. Have excellent inter-personal skills to build relationships with personnel of companies under coverage, industry experts and internal stakeholders like equity sales and sales traders.

Specific Qualifications (if required)


Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Communication skills – oral & written

Attention to detail / rigor

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Analytical Ability

Ability to manage a project

Education Level:

Master Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 2 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)