Private equity: Like bees to honey

Private equity: Like bees to honey

The hiring buzz surrounding private equity (PE) is likely to get louder this year as the asset class attracts more investors. With new funds being raised and new…

Accounting staff shortage a global phenomenon

Accounting staff shortage a global phenomenon

You can tell the global accounting industry is in the midst of a staffing crisis when the UK office of a big four accounting firm looks to Zimbabwe…

ECM teams small but growing

ECM teams small but growing

Following our recent article about the lack of debt capital markets (DCM) originators, we thought it was only fitting that this week we focus on the hiring trends…

JPMorgan Caz to bulk up in Asia

JPMorgan Caz to bulk up in Asia

JPMorgan Cazenove is the latest bank to expand its Asian corporate finance presence. London newspaper The Times reports that the bank, a joint venture between Cazenove and JPMorgan,…

Action in share market calls for corporate action officers

Action in share market calls for corporate action officers

From mergers and acquisitions to spin-offs and stock splits, corporate activities can materially impact a company's capital structure and more hires are needed. Typically, a corporate action is…

Equities: Buoyant corporate growth keeps jobs afloat

Equities: Buoyant corporate growth keeps jobs afloat

The domestic reporting season comes to an end this week - a refreshing thought for all the equity analysts, portfolio managers and institutional dealers who have been frantically…

Sydney pay leads Asia Pacific for compliance, risk pros

Sydney pay leads Asia Pacific for compliance, risk pros

A new salary survey points to high pay for risk and compliance workers in Sydney, compared to Hong Kong and Singapore. The annual salary survey from recruitment firm…

Hiring hustle in property securities sector

Hiring hustle in property securities sector

As a notable employment trend, it's hard to overlook the accelerating activity in the Australian property securities sector. What's more, some headhunters anticipate this bustle could continue in…

Macquarie hires for Asian corporate finance

Macquarie hires for Asian corporate finance

Macquarie Bank, the Australian investment bank, has boosted its Chinese corporate finance business with two hires at managing director level. Robert Xie, managing director and chairman of the…

Australian fund managers grab wealth opportunities in China

Australian fund managers grab wealth opportunities in China

It's not just investment bankers who are looking to capitalise on the stellar growth of the Chinese economy - global fund managers also want to crash the party.…

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