Investment banks offering graduates a second bite of the cherry as deal volumes pick up

Investment banks offering graduates a second bite of the cherry as deal volumes pick up

It’s March and a strange thing is happening with investment banking graduate recruitment – there are still front office opportunities available. An increasing number of bulge bracket banks…

Ex-BAML FX head takes chief risk officer role at Citadel

Ex-BAML FX head takes chief risk officer role at Citadel

A former Bank of America managing director, who spent his career as a trader, has now joined hedge fund Citadel as chief risk officer for its European operations.…

Day in the life of a consultant at Bain & Company

Day in the life of a consultant at Bain & Company

I work at Bain & Company, the global business consulting firm, in its New York office. Having spent the last three and a half years working in Bain’s London,…

Why banking wives don’t do London

Why banking wives don’t do London

It may not be as expensive as Singapore or (surprisingly) Paris, but London is an expensive place to live. It's in danger of becoming more expensive still -…

Citi warns of rocky first quarter amid federal probes

Citi warns of rocky first quarter amid federal probes

Citigroup has a had tough week. With pressure mounting from multiple fraud investigations in Mexico, the U.S. bank is now warning investors of what is shaping up to…

The rise of the hedge fund marketing professional, ten times as many jobs as last year

The rise of the hedge fund marketing professional, ten times as many jobs as last year

Hedge funds are clamouring to hire marketing professionals who can help them raise ‘sticky’ capital after a year when a number of underperforming strategies struggled to stem investor…

Co-head of M&A at Goldman Sachs suggests the work of junior bankers is often pointless

Co-head of M&A at Goldman Sachs suggests the work of junior bankers is often pointless

The life of a junior M&A banker is not an easy one. It is they who sleep in toilets, who work 21 hour days and who are being offered protection…

Morning Coffee: Actually, the EU wants a hard limit on bankers’ pay. The FICC revenue horrors

Morning Coffee: Actually, the EU wants a hard limit on bankers’ pay. The FICC revenue horrors

What would it take for banks to appease lawmakers in the EU who don't like the way they pay their staff? The true intentions of Philippe Lamberts, the Belgian…

Clever things to say and dramatic things to do at Asian banking job interviews

Clever things to say and dramatic things to do at Asian banking job interviews

It’s post-bonus season in Asia – bankers are looking for new jobs, bankers are getting interviews, and both bankers and hiring managers are trying to out-do each other…

Recruiters bemoan ‘crazy’ pay rises for analysts and associates. Banks losing out to private equity guarantees

Recruiters bemoan ‘crazy’ pay rises for analysts and associates. Banks losing out to private equity guarantees

Investment banks and private equity firms are engaged in a tug-of-war for analysts and associates, offering big pay rises, guaranteed bonuses and promises of rapid promotion. Both investment…

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