Posts by Sarah Butcher

Unexpected incident of hiring at RBS’s investment bank

In an act of incongruity, RBS has just made a big hire into its investment bank.

6 essential qualities a banker needs in a spouse

What must bankers look for in their wives or husbands? A senior banker's wife offers some advice.

So, here’s what jobs and pay look like at Goldman Sachs in London

Is London the best Goldman Sachs office to work in? Maybe. Here's why.

Morning Coffee: When and where to work for a US investment bank. Banking juniors should ask themselves this

Are Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley always best? And here's how to probe your choice of a banking career.

Why SocGen and UBS contain the most talented traders

The traders best suited to the new world order work for SocGen and UBS. Here's why.

Morning Coffee: Fintech is the new hedge funds. Why Deutsche Bank won’t become Goldman Sachs

Back in the day (2010), the road to glory involved leaving an investment bank and setting up your own a hedge fund - preferably with your previous employer…

Lazard’s London office hasn’t promoted any MDs since 2012. Here’s why

Does it make sense not to promote anyone to MD for three years running? Yes, according to Lazard.

These are the top banks for IBD, by sector

The top banks in IBD are well known. But which banks should you be aiming for now in FIG, healthcare, or industrials?

How to get into Goldman Sachs, JPM and Credit Suisse if you haven’t worked for 5 years

Desperate for talent, investment banks are expanding their programs for people who've taken long career breaks.

The best banks for IBD if you want to earn without over-working

New figures suggest some banks will work you hard on M&A deals without paying you commensurately. Others won't work you hard at all, but pay nonetheless.

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