Sector: Private equity / Venture capital, asset management, investment banking

Interim CFOs Gain Prominence in Private Equity

With the comeback in private equity, interim Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) are gaining in prominence. Their expertise is particularly handy when it comes to the transactions that drive…

Tuesday’s Headlines: Deutsche Bank cuts jobs, 2011 profit goal

Deutsche Bank plans to cut 500 investment banking jobs as business slows sharply amid the European debt crisis, news media are reporting. The bank also said it would…

Wednesday’s Headlines: Citi investors to see more dividends, buybacks soon

Citigroup investors will receive more capital from their investments, as the bank’s growth will allow it to pay more dividends and buy back shares in coming years, Citigroup…

Why holding a CFA will greatly enhance your chances of getting a job at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Relatively speaking, with around 1,000 charter-holders, the CFA is not a particularly prevalent qualification within the Middle East. If you have aspirations to work for the world’s largest…

Nordic private equity is hot, and hiring

In terms of personnel the numbers are small, but Nordic private equity firms are buoyant – and hiring. Swedish PE and venture capital firms reported record levels of…

People News: Moves at Bank of America, UBS, RBC, Wells Fargo, Fidelity

Bank of America Merrill Lynch appoints Catherine Cai and Bing Wang as China investment banking co-heads. [Wall Street Journal] UBS Wealth Management hires Michigan financial advisors Makram Talia,…

Tuesday’s Headlines: Hedge funds to post worst month since crisis peak

Hedge funds are set to book their worst month since October 2008 and one of their five worst months ever, Financial Times reports. Fund managers lost an average…

Jefferies Expands U.S. Financial Sponsors Investment Banking Unit

Jefferies is growing its U.S. Financial Sponsors, or Private Equity, Investment Banking unit. The global securities and investment banking firm has hired David Luse away from Bank of…

Boutique PE Firms On the Move

The boutique world is certainly on the upswing and making headlines with some tidy deals as of late, knocking well-known names in private equity to the sidelines in…

More junior bankers are moving to private equity firms, but there’s still a shortage

Maybe, just maybe, it’s not such a bad time to be working in an investment bank with a couple of years’ experience under your belt. Bonuses are slightly…

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