Hedge Fund Talent Trends

December 21, 2016

It is no secret that the hedge fund industry is in a somewhat transformative period. Fee pressures continue to mount, and certain sub-sectors of the industry including Fund of Funds and Emerging Managers continue to struggle with performance and capital raising. 

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Equity Markets Human Capital

April 8, 2017

I haven’t written much about the hiring market in a while. Here are some early 2017 observations. The US equity market continues to frustrate. Volumes are down 20+ % YOY but most banks have performed well in Q1, off the back of a decent primary calendar. It hasn’t been the Q1 we all expected.  

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MiFID, sell-side, buy-side and human capital

July 13, 2017

I continue to read very negative headlines on a daily basis as it relates to MiFID. I meet clients daily and MiFID is a major part of conversation, but it’s also purely speculative. MiFID hasn’t been implemented! At the end of the day, the buy-side will use every excuse to pay the street less and the banks […]

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5 hedge fund recruiters told us the hottest trends in hiring

October 18, 2016

Hedge funds are having a rough time. Several storied managers are posting dismal performance, while others are closing shop entirely.

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Something is Missing from the Hedge Fund Industry

September 13, 2016

Bill Ackman recently told a group of women traders that he had trouble finding talent. He’s not alone. 

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Wall Street Jobs Market

August 10, 2016

Now that they’ve hit new, post-crisis highs, financial services gigs in New York could backslide.

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