Posts by Sarah Butcher

Investment banker fashion fails in the extreme heat

Investment banker fashion fails in the extreme heat

You will know that the investment banking summer dress code forbids sandals. Fewer are familiar with these more common failings of sartorial etiquette. 

UBS equity analyst returns to Exane to claim ex-boss’s job

UBS equity analyst returns to Exane to claim ex-boss’s job

 Andrew Gwynn, an equity research analyst at Exane, has achieved the perfect career arc.

Morning Coffee: Barclays’ VPs might be feeling frustrated. Lavish life of 50 year-old HSBC trader

Morning Coffee: Barclays’ VPs might be feeling frustrated. Lavish life of 50 year-old HSBC trader

So much for 'juniorization.' At Barclays' European M&A business, the opposite seems to be happening.

Europe is just a backwater for investment banks: a chart

Europe is just a backwater for investment banks: a chart

Where in the world do leading investment banks earn their money in IBD (M&A, equity capital markets and debt capital markets)?

Is UBS quietly letting go of people in M&A?

Is UBS quietly letting go of people in M&A?

In theory, UBS has finished making redundancies. In reality, recruiters in London say UBS is quietly letting people go from its M&A business.

Morning Coffee: Overworked 30 year-old UBS trader makes fatal Brexit error. Old hippy runs top hedge fund

Morning Coffee: Overworked 30 year-old UBS trader makes fatal Brexit error. Old hippy runs top hedge fund

If you work as a trader in an investment bank, let Kweku Adoboli be a guide to all that you don't want to do. 

Where not to work in wealth management, a chart

Where not to work in wealth management, a chart

It's not just investment banks that are using automation to cut costs. Wealth management firms are at it too.

London’s top finance headhunters for jobs paying £200k

London’s top finance headhunters for jobs paying £200k

If you want a £200k ($264k) job in London's banking industry, there are a handful of top financial services headhunters who can find you one.

20 reasons why Britain needs bankers

20 reasons why Britain needs bankers

Britain will miss its bankers when they're gone.

Goldman Sachs has cut 2,600 people this year – more than at any time since 2008

Goldman Sachs has cut 2,600 people this year – more than at any time since 2008

How bad are things at Goldman Sachs? The depth of the firm's layoffs suggests they're the worst they've been for a while.

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