In this week’s hiring roundup, RBC is adding senior investment bankers in the US, a new debt team launches in the UK and one of the Big Four announces huge hiring plans.
Boutique bank staffing up
Boutique investment banks Keefe Bruyette & Woods is hiring. Plus, it’s playing its junior staffers 10% more.
Two openings at Janus
Janus Capital is indeed hiring under new fund manager Bill Gross, but not as much as we first thought. Gross said he needs just one trader and one client-facing professional. Here are four other firms that may also be hiring following Gross’s departure.
EY’s huge hiring plans
Ernst & Young wants to hire more than 15,000 people in the US during fiscal year 2015, including 6,500 experienced hires, mostly in advisory and assurance.
RBC adding US talent
RBC is sending its money south, investing heavily in its US investment bank. The Canadian firm has brought on 19 managing directors within its investment bank during the first half of the year while losing only five.
KPMG needs lawyers
KPMG just received a new license that will allow it to offer certain legal services. The Big Four firm will now look to hire as many as 100 new lawyers over the next few years.
New debt team in London
Standard Life is launching a specialist infrastructure debt team in London that will focus on transport, social infrastructure and energy in Europe.
Family office hiring at KKR
KKR has appointed a former Credit Suisse banker to build a group aimed at raising funds from family offices. The private equity firm will be hiring beneath him.
M&A bankers needed
UK stockbroker Numis Securities is turning its attention to M&A. It’s currently looking for advisory specialists.
New hedge fund on the recruiting trail
Lansdowne Partners is reportedly set to launch an energy-focused hedge fund led by former Norges Bank Investment Management Per Lekander. He’ll be responsible for recruiting and building his own team.