Gleacher’s Hiring, But Do You Want the Job?

Gleacher’s Hiring, But Do You Want the Job?

Boutique investment bank Gleacher & Co. has 20 new openings in its credit-trading group, but beware: the jobs aren’t being created from growth. Nearly two dozen traders quit…

Credit Suisse Snags Goldman CTO Baldry

Credit Suisse Snags Goldman CTO Baldry

Credit Suisse has achieved a major coup by recruiting Goldman Sachs’ chief technology officer for fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) technology, Scot Baldry, to lead its investment…

In Japan you can criticize your boss, but only at the bar

In Japan you can criticize your boss, but only at the bar

Threadneedle Investments plans to hire analysts and fund managers in Asia this year, said Andrew Chan, chief administration officer for Singapore and head of product and business development…

Fears that investment banking bonus pool has been halved at UBS

Fears that investment banking bonus pool has been halved at UBS

Despite releasing some detailed information about this year's remuneration policy over two weeks ago, UBS has yet to tell its investment bankers the size of their bonuses. The…

Goldman says Barclays needs more restructuring

Goldman says Barclays needs more restructuring

Goldman Sachs is not impressed with chief executive Antony Jenkins' plan for restructuring Barclays. Having previously suggested that Barclays might want to close its investment bank entirely or…

Activist Hedge Funds Primed for Explosive 2013

Activist Hedge Funds Primed for Explosive 2013

Once known as the corporate pirates on Wall Street, activist investors have seen their reputations – and the impediments to their success – subside in recent years as…

Banks offshoring more than 80,000 tech jobs

Banks offshoring more than 80,000 tech jobs

Chances are if you work at a bank and have an IT problem, you’re not going to be talking to someone in your same office. To keep cutting…

Overseas financial professionals need to understand Asian culture, says leading OCBC banker

Overseas financial professionals need to understand Asian culture, says leading OCBC banker

The emergence of a stronger local talent pool in Asia means only the best Western-based finance professionals, particularly those who already understand Asian markets, stand a chance of…

Senior equity sales departure at Nomura

Senior equity sales departure at Nomura

Jonathan Bowen, a managing director in charge of pan-European equity sales at Nomura, has left the bank. A headhunter said Bowen resigned today. A colleague of Bowen's at…

Late Lunchtime Links: What really happens to bankers who lose their jobs

Late Lunchtime Links: What really happens to bankers who lose their jobs

As we discovered yesterday, the vast majority of bankers who lose their jobs in the City of London don't find comparable new ones. Only 28% of them reappear in similar…

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