In the latest hiring roundup, Jefferies opens a new office, Citi plans a commercial banking push in Asia and an investment research firm looks to double its staff in New York.
Jefferies gets Nordic
US investment bank Jefferies is planning a new office in Sweden. It’s already made its first hire and should launch the new Nordic division before the end of the year.
TD bank growing in NYC
TD Bank is hoping to become New York’s third largest bank, as judged by branches, by 2016. The majority of the 37 U.S. branches the Canadian bank plans to open this year will be in the city. So more loan officers and lower-paid branch staffers.
Nomura may need fresh seniors
There are a host of grey hair investment bankers at Nomura who are waiting for their stock to vest and are planning to retire. Apparently there is a lack of 30-year-olds in Europe ready to take their place, so fresh VPs and MDs will be needed.
BNP’s fresh New York group
BNP has moved its US sanctions compliance group to New York. It just hired a group head and will likely now need to staff up.
Citi’s Asian plan
Citi is planning to expand its commercial banking operations in Asia.
Investment research firm needs New York staffers
Morningstar just inked a lease on a brand new office space in New York that will allow it to double it capacity to hire in the city.
Tudor adding headcount in Europe
Tudor Investment continues to expand its footprint in Europe. It’s made several hires over the last few months, including poaching a former Goldman MD just last week.
London Capital eyeing senior hires
London Capital Group is hiring senior executives under new executive chairman Charles-Henri Sabet, including one who was fired this fall by Citi.
New equities unit launched in London
Brazil’s BTG Pactual is building an equities business within the bank’s asset management unit in London.
Knightsbridge hedge fund hiring
UK hedge fund LindenGrove Capital just hired a new head of business development and is prepping for additional growth.