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.
Blackstone’s hiring valve opened
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.
Former SAC alum to launch own firm
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.
BTG hiring in multiple divisions
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.
ADIA offers aggressive growth plans
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.
More than just a 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.
Berenberg growing CIO
German private bank Berenberg is building out its chief investment office. The firm has made three executive appointments in recent months.
Barclays hiring in Africa
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.
Security experts needed
Singaporean banks are desperate for experienced cyber security personnel.
Boutique poaching equity research analysts
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.
BOE needs data crunchers
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.
Scandal creating jobs at BNP
BNP Paribas will be hiring several hundred control staff following its gigantic fine in the US.