India is one of the most exciting and dynamic economies in the world, and the rapid development of Indian corporates, investors and high-net-worth individuals demands world-class banking services.
Credit Suisse is committed to delivering best in class products and services to our clients in this key strategic growth market. We have a strong commitment to India, with four offices in three locations, and more than 3,500 employees through our Centers of Excellence (CoE) and other off-shoring initiatives. Since establishing operations here, Credit Suisse has:
- Become the No. 1 international brokerage house in India.
- Received approval from the Reserve Bank of India to establish a bank branch in Mumbai.
- Received recognition as the top-ranked research team in Asia ex-Japan and in India, based on commission weighted results in Institutional Investor’s 2010 All-Asia Research survey.
Mumbai is home to two buildings - the Ceejay House office established in 2006 and Citypark which opened in 2009 for support functions. Credit Suisse's CoE in Mumbai was established in November 2009 and is located in the Citypark building in the suburb of Powai. It employs over 400 staff who provides provide high-end quantitative and risk analytics support for Credit Suisse’s businesses globally.
Products / Services
Our Product Offerings and Expertise
Credit Suisse provides investment banking, securities services, wealth management and asset management to Indian corporates as well as to multi-national companies looking to build their presence in the Indian market. We also have two Centers of Excellence in Mumbai and Pune that provide critical support to business units across the bank globally. We offer the following products and services in India:
Credit Suisse commenced its agency securities brokerage operation in India in 2007 and has since become one of the most active brokers, acting as a link between India and the international investment community.
We provide equity research on more than 100 Indian companies and our highly-ranked research team has built a reputation for accuracy, insight and outstanding ideas generation among investors. The bank was also among the first brokers to introduce Direct Market Access (DMA) electronic trading in India in 2008 and launched algorithmic trading for Indian stocks in 2009. With the approval of Credit Suisse’s application to establish a bank branch, we will soon be able to offer clients foreign exchange and a greater range of fixed income products as well.
The bank is also active in equity and debt capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and structured finance. We provide complete support for cross-border transactions, and have experience in developing innovative structures and new products to meet clients’ needs in India’s rapidly-changing environment.
- Our Corporate Finance division provides advisory services on mergers and acquisitions, disposals, strategic investments, capital restructurings and spin-offs and advisory services on fixed income products.
- Our Structured Finance team works with corporations to provide financing across the entire capital structure and across asset classes.
- The Equity Capital Markets Group manages the structuring, marketing, syndication and distribution of equity and equity-related offerings.
Our Wealth Management business in Mumbai allows us to deliver integrated banking services to one of the fastest growing wealth management markets globally. By the end of 2012, we aim to be among the top three wealth management advisers in India.
Credit Suisse’s Multi-Asset Class Solutions team works closely with our Wealth Management team to offer a wide range of investment products across fixed income and equities to high-net-worth individuals and institutions.
India Bank Branch
The recent approval of our application to establish a bank branch in Mumbai represents a landmark in Credit Suisse’s expansion in India, enabling us to substantially expand the range of services we offer. The Mumbai bank branch will accept deposits and use its balance sheet to provide financing to clients, complementing the capabilities of Credit Suisse’s Non-Bank Financial Company in India. The license also permits the Bank to deal in Indian Government securities, other domestic fixed income products and foreign exchange.
Career Opportunities in India
Our full-time Analyst and Associate campus recruitment for our Mumbai office is tailored to the needs and challenges of the specific business areas and regions. Your career will start with a two-week training program, including a financial and technical overview, presentations from business leaders across the bank, and interactive modules. We also provide soft skills training in team building, networking and communications skills. And throughout your career, you’ll develop your technical and professional skills through instructor-led, online and on-the-job courses.
Full-Time Recruitment from Campuses
Non Program Analysts
Credit Suisse offers full-time positions in the following business areas:
- Information Technology
- Investment Banking
- Wealth Management
- Financial Accounting & Management
- Shared Services
Students graduating the below disciplines can apply:
- Engineering – Masters and Bachelors Degree in Engineering
- MBA – MBA or PGDBM in Finance
- Chartered Accountants
- Bachelor’s Degree - Graduation in any relevant discipline
Full-Time Analyst Program
Open to those holding an MBA (or equivalent), the Analyst Program has placements in Investment Banking, Equities, and Wealth Management.
Internships, lasting ten weeks to six months, are available for students in their penultimate or final year of study in both Management (Finance) and Engineering. Successful completion of the internship may lead to a full-time position after graduation.
Citypark, Central Business Avenue
Hiranandani Business Park, Powai
Mumbai 400 076
Ceejay House- Plot F of Shivsagar Estate
Dr. Annie Besant Road
Worli, Mumbai 400 018