What does Otkritie’s cancelled IPO mean for all its bankers who thought they were about to become rich?

What does Otkritie’s cancelled IPO mean for all its bankers who thought they were about to become rich?

How would you feel if you'd joined a new and growing organization with the promise of a lot of stock which you'd be able to cash out of…

A London School of Economics graduate and ex-Lehman banker is accused of embezzling 14m from his colleagues’ enormous signing bonuses at Otkritie

A London School of Economics graduate and ex-Lehman banker is accused of embezzling 14m from his colleagues’ enormous signing bonuses at Otkritie

Russian bank Otkritie seems to be extremely generous to its new hires. In January this year, it recruited a team of five people from Knight Capital and agreed…

Who is Rob Leith, the new head of investment banking and global markets at Troika Dialog?

Who is Rob Leith, the new head of investment banking and global markets at Troika Dialog?

Last week, Troika Dialog announced a new head of investment banking and global markets, starting January 2012. The position went to Rob Leith, the 49-year-old executive chief of…

Russian executives make more than their European counterparts

Russian executives make more than their European counterparts

Data shows that Russians are earning more in salaries and bonuses, but do Europeans make up the difference in stock options? Total payments to Russian senior executives in…

Credit Suisse is clearing out its emerging markets team in London, while it says it wants to hire in Russia

Credit Suisse is clearing out its emerging markets team in London, while it says it wants to hire in Russia

As we reported earlier this week, Credit Suisse is making a lot of redundancies elsewhere, but says it wants to hire in Russia. It's interesting, therefore, that Reuters…

Nomura IS going for a serious pullback from Europe; Credit Suisse is now making 3,500 redundancies in total – but is still hiring in Russia

Nomura IS going for a serious pullback from Europe; Credit Suisse is now making 3,500 redundancies in total – but is still hiring in Russia

Two banks have reported this morning: Nomura and Credit Suisse. There is one word for both: redundancies. The redundancies at Nomura - more than just a quick cost…

Don’t worry about the back office cuts at VTB: recruiters say it’s still hiring

Don’t worry about the back office cuts at VTB: recruiters say it’s still hiring

Fears about cuts to front office jobs at Russia's state-controlled VTB Group may have been exaggerated. Reports in the Russian press of plans to make 1,500 employees redundant…

Why you do want to work at Troika Dialog and why you don’t

Why you do want to work at Troika Dialog and why you don’t

Troika Dialog, as Russia's largest private investment bank, has long been equated with opportunity and big bonuses. Now that it is to become part of Sberbank, the state…

So who IS still hiring in Russia?

So who IS still hiring in Russia?

It's hard to know whether Walmart, the world's biggest retailer, is always a good act to follow. But just as media reports emerge that it is laying the…

Is international experience always an advantage in Russia?

Is international experience always an advantage in Russia?

Our research suggests that Russian bankers abroad are better educated than Russian bankers who spend their careers in Moscow. But will time spent overseas really help your career…

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