How to Get a Job at Abu Dhabi’s $627 Billion Sovereign Wealth Fund

How to Get a Job at Abu Dhabi’s $627 Billion Sovereign Wealth Fund

Would you turn down a role in London, New York or Hong Kong to go and work for what was until October the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund?…

The EU ruins Christmas with another painful proposal to cap bonuses

The EU ruins Christmas with another painful proposal to cap bonuses

Just when you thought you could relax and enjoy Christmas, safe in the knowledge that the European Union had postponed its decision on capping investment banking bonuses until…

Jobs look safe at Barclays Investment Bank. Bonuses don’t

Jobs look safe at Barclays Investment Bank. Bonuses don’t

Barclays' big strategy day next February is starting to look anticlimactic. There won't be any big pullbacks from entire business areas (equities) and there won't be thousands upon…

Late Lunchtime Links: Bad news for Deutsche Bank bonuses? Good news for international students with banking aspirations

Late Lunchtime Links: Bad news for Deutsche Bank bonuses? Good news for international students with banking aspirations

At this stage of the year, anything that implies lower profitability is not great. It's unfortunate, therefore, that Deutsche Bank has chosen today to declare a restructuring programme…

Japan’s Mitsubishi Plans Growth, Hires in London, US and Asia. We Think

Japan’s Mitsubishi Plans Growth, Hires in London, US and Asia. We Think

Japanese banks don’t have a great reputation as stayers in the investment banking world. Nomura’s endeavours in London are a case in point: after several build-ups and wind-downs…

The Best and Worst Pay for MBAs

The Best and Worst Pay for MBAs

London Business School (LBS) has just released its new employment report for graduates of its MBA class of 2012. Plenty of LBS MBAs are still getting jobs in…

GUEST COMMENT: A period as an M&A analyst is like a finishing school for whichever career you choose to do next

GUEST COMMENT: A period as an M&A analyst is like a finishing school for whichever career you choose to do next

I used to be an M&A banker. There, I said it. It always feels a little like the mantra that everyone has to repeat at the start of…

Late Lunchtime Links: Asian children best prepared for careers in banking; bad news for compliance staff at Barclays

Late Lunchtime Links: Asian children best prepared for careers in banking; bad news for compliance staff at Barclays

If you want a job in investment banking, it helps to be good at maths. Although most banks will not require that graduate level applicants have a mathematical…

Jefferies’ secret to Paying All-Cash Bonuses

Jefferies’ secret to Paying All-Cash Bonuses

You might want to work at Jefferies. While banks like Deutsche are imposing punitive deferrals  on bonus payments this year, especially for senior staff, Jefferies has told staff…

Digital Gurus Getting 15 Percent Salary Boosts from Banks

Digital Gurus Getting 15 Percent Salary Boosts from Banks

Banks are luring mobile and tablet technologists with salary increases between 10% and 15% and, in a switch of policy, with fulltime offers instead of fixed contracts. Retail…

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