Reading the financial pages

Reading the financial pages

Subject matter can be divided into two areas, and it is important to know about both. Macro issues include things like the economy (both of the UK/Europe and…

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

ING Barings – undergraduate case study

ING Barings – undergraduate case study

&quotI was an intern in corporate finance, where I worked as part of team working with medical companies. I was expecting it to be hard work and long…

Compliance explained

Compliance explained

Compliance officers are responsible for ensuring that a firm's policies and procedures comply to all requirements of any applicable regulation. So, the greater the volume of regulation, the…

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 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

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%…

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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