In the latest hiring roundup, Barclays eyes an expanding market, boutiques are poaching sell-side equity analysts and Deutsche Bank opens the front office door in Birmingham.
We knew Blackstone would eventually need to hire to launch its new hedge fund, but no one knew they’d be this quick. The private equity firm just hired three yet-to-be-identified traders. Expect more to come.
Soloman Kumin, the former chief operating officer of SAC Capital, is said to be considering launching his own hedge fund. He’s not a trader though, so he’ll certainly need some help.
Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual may have made headlines for its hiring off commodities staffers in London, but it’s still a money manager. It’s made several recent hires within its hedge fund operation.
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has added over 100 employees across its equities, infrastructure and private equity teams during the past year and is planning to expand throughout 2014 in both the front and back office.
Deutsche Bank is planning a 270-seat trading floor for its expanding Birmingham office, which has previously been known as a haven for back office staffers.
German private bank Berenberg is building out its chief investment office. The firm has made three executive appointments in recent months.
Barclays is doing some hiring along with its firing. The bank is adding staffers in Africa as its investment banking business picks up in the continent.
Singaporean banks are desperate for experienced cyber security personnel.
Boutiques are provided much needed refuge for sell-side equity research analysts. Lazarus Partnership and Liberum Capital are two of the firms that have been doing the hiring.
The Bank of England is building an advanced analytics team under Chief Economist Andy Haldane. It currently has an opening for a head of research to run the group.
BNP Paribas will be hiring several hundred control staff following its gigantic fine in the US.