Credit Suisse expands support functions in Singapore

Credit Suisse expands support functions in Singapore

Credit Suisse is set to hire over 900 new people by 2007 to support its investment banking, asset management and wealth management businesses in Singapore. The move marks…

Swiss banks take wealth management war to Asia

Swiss banks take wealth management war to Asia

Rival Swiss banks with ambitions in the Asian wealth management market are battling to secure the best people for the job. UBS is fighting a "war for talent"…

Asian funds fighting for fixed income pros

Asian funds fighting for fixed income pros

"There is a shortage of candidates with a background in Asian credit, foreign exchange and interest rates at the moment," says one Hong Kong-based headhunter, who is currently…

DeAM hiring in Asia

DeAM hiring in Asia

Asset management jobs in Asia look to set to multiply: Deutsche Asset Management is planning a big push into the region. Finance Asia reports that DeAM is planning…

Hedge fund openings in Shanghai

Hedge fund openings in Shanghai

Press reports suggest that Tribeca Capital, Citigroup's $1.8bn in-house hedge fund, is preparing to open an office in the Chinese City. Pakistan's Daily Times reports that Tribeca currently…

Swiss cities and Singapore come out on top, Milan and Hong Kong marked down

Swiss cities and Singapore come out on top, Milan and Hong Kong marked down

The quality of living survey from Mercer Human Resources Consulting ranks Zurich and Geneva top among global financial services centres for their quality of life. They are followed,…

Barclays’ private banking push will thin ranks

Barclays’ private banking push will thin ranks

A hiring spree at Barclays Wealth Management means the already thinly spread supply of private bankers could be spread even thinner in future. Christian Sulger Buel, managing director…

Pictet AM hires in Asia

Pictet AM hires in Asia

Pictet Asset Management, the asset management arm of the Geneva-based private bank, is said to be looking for seven new staff in Asia. News reports suggest Pictet Asset…

Asian finance hiring at record levels

Asian finance hiring at record levels

A veteran financial markets recruiter in Asia says the continent is the place to be right now. "Hong Kong is hugely busy," says Mike Brennan, global managing director…

Citi to beef up hybrid trading

Citi to beef up hybrid trading

News reports suggest Citigroup is preparing to follow in the footsteps of Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley in forming a regional hybrid trading desk in Asia.…

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