Analyst - International Equity

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Driehaus Capital Management LLC is a privately held investment management firm that manages global, emerging markets, US growth equity and alternative investment strategies. The firm has a diverse institutional client base comprised of corporate and public pensions, endowments, foundations, sub-advisory, family offices, wealth managers and financial advisors, globally.

Our office is in downtown Chicago, IL (River North neighborhood) and we offer a full benefits package along with the option of a hybrid work schedule following an initial training period.

We are seeking an Analyst with up to 3 years of equity research experience to support our International Small Cap team.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Researching and evaluating new investment ideas for assigned portfolios which meet investment objectives and portfolio requirements.
  • Analyzing markets, competitive positioning, industry publications, data releases, regulatory events, earnings reports, published research and technical factors.
  • Preparing written reports for Portfolio Manager(s) to review which include investment ideas and reasons supporting ideas based on analysis of relevant factors.
  • Recommending stocks to purchase within the assigned area(s).
  • Conducting research on existing holdings to determine whether or not they continue to meet stated investment objectives and recommending changes in holdings if no longer compatible with investment objectives.
  • Assessing fundamental and technical trends within the assigned area(s) to generate appropriate investment ideas and contribute to asset allocation decisions.
  • Monitoring and interpreting major ESG-related company developments, best practices, themes, and trends affecting companies, sectors, and industries.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Investment professional with relevant internship experience and/or participation in a college investment program and up to 4 years of fundamental growth equity research experience (buy-side experience preferred).
  • Demonstrated interest in investment management and international markets.
  • Passion for growth investing and demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in equity research.
  • Familiarity with using either Factset or Bloomberg.
  • Strong accounting and finance skills.
  • Ability to communicate ideas, strong presentation skills, decisive, curious and willingness to learn.
  • High impact individuals who are able to think independently, make decisions quickly, and have the confidence and drive to be successful.

Interested candidates must send a cover letter and resume to and reference job code [IEA] when applying.

Driehaus Capital Management LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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