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Associate, Forum - Research APAC

Company Description

Company Overview

Third Bridge was founded on the belief that human insights drive intelligent investment decisions.

To make the right investment decisions, our clients require access to the most relevant experts and their insights – we enable this through private consultations and exclusive content drawn from expert interviews.

Our clients consist of some of the largest private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds and management consulting firms, who are serviced by a team of over 900 employees located across eight global offices.

Third Bridge operates in a global, multi-billion-dollar market with double digit annual growth and has consistently received accolades for Great Places to Work and the top 100 fastest growing companies. 

Job Description

Position Overview

Forum is a content product that helps investors make better investment decisions faster. We conduct in depth Interviews with senior executives and industry specialists to unearth critical insights and generate unfiltered transcripts. Our 100-strong industry aligned team covers over 2,500 public and private companies, applying data-driven factor models to identify where capital is most likely to be deployed. Our library of over 10,000 Forum Interview transcripts is continually strengthened by the generation of approximately 400 transcripts per month.  

Already a growing force across our offices, the Forum team has big plans to become a global producer and distributor of premium content for the investment community. In order for us to deliver on our aggressive growth targets, we would like to recruit an Associate to assist our growing team in Hong Kong in identifying and engaging with the most relevant industry professionals to take part in upcoming discussions.


In this role your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Researching industries in assigned sectors across APAC (ex-China) in order to identify the most relevant individuals (C-level executives and practitioners working at the heart of their industries) to take part in moderated interviews

  • Engaging these individuals to participate in the interview, while assessing and ensuring that their insights are relevant and their fees are within budget

  • Building a professional network and monitoring the relevant markets/companies in the assigned sector areas according to Forum content coverage strategies

  • Working in tight deadlines and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders


  • Interest in financial markets, alternative investments and the public equity investment process

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to confidently interact with C-level industry experts on the phone

  • Demonstrable skill in carrying out phone-based and desktop research with a logical and focused approach

  • Self-motivated; a resourceful nature, with a diligent and proactive approach to their work

  • The ability to work well within a team, in a fast-paced environment and under pressure. Positive and can-do attitude are essential


  • Fluent in spoken and written English

  • Knowledge of other languages in the APAC region would be beneficial

  • Bachelor degree or above

  • Prior work experience (0-2 years) is an advantage but not required; the level of experience may vary, but what matters is your curiosity, drive and ambition

  • Immediate availability is desirable

Additional Information

What you can expect

  • Medical insurance 

  • Study support

  • 15 days annual leave (increasing with tenure)

  • 2 days’ off per year for community/corporate responsibility activity

The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the country they are applying

We know that to be truly innovative, we need to have a diverse team around us. That is why Third Bridge is committed to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If you are not 100% sure if you are right for the role, please apply anyway and we will be happy to consider your application.