ABN Amro – undergraduate intern case study

ABN Amro – undergraduate intern case study

&quotMy placement within the corporate finance division was with the transport team. From day one of my internship I was asked to support a live deal my team…

Germans seek UK graduates

Germans seek UK graduates

Frankfurt-based Deutsche Börse attends British recruitment fairs, offering fast track opportunities in Germany for economics, business studies and IT graduates who are discovering a challenging workin

Juggling the interests of bankers and shareholders to retain talented staff

Juggling the interests of bankers and shareholders to retain talented staff

'The power of employees has increased substantially in the past decade,' says Damian Carnell, a consultant at Towers Perrin. Bankers today are on a par with the self-employed:…

Dot-com recruitment fuelled salary spree

Dot-com recruitment fuelled salary spree

On the whole, bargaining power shifted drastically away from employers. In the process, pay restraint fell by the wayside, with compensation expected to be as much as 40%…

Dot-com love holds a lesson for keeping senior bankers

Dot-com love holds a lesson for keeping senior bankers

But after the April cataclysm, many returned to the fold just as quickly - B2B jokily morphed into an acronym for 'back to banking' and B2C stood for…

Firms find strength in takeovers

Firms find strength in takeovers

The large publicly-quoted global search firms, such as Heidrick & Struggles, Korn/Ferry International and TMP Worldwide, revealed strong results in the third quarter, with financial services and techno

Bankers reap their boom-time rewards

Bankers reap their boom-time rewards

In spite of a slowdown in many investment banking businesses towards the end of the year, pay levels for 2000 are set to smash previous records. Research by…

European fund managers close in on US salary levels

European fund managers close in on US salary levels

Hot demand for talent in key areas this year has pushed remuneration for star fund managers and marketers in Europe closer to levels seen in the US. According…

Private equity faces recruitment slowdown

Private equity faces recruitment slowdown

Private equity firms will create fewer jobs and pay poor bonuses in 2001, according to a headhunter's report. The internet boom-and-bust cycle is hitting the jobs market in…

M&A bonuses soared in 2000

M&A bonuses soared in 2000

Pay packages for corporate finance and merger and acquisition bankers were up an average of 15% to 40% in 2000 in the US and Europe, according to research…

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