Wall Street Headcount Shrinking, But Recruiters Still See Opportunities

March 8, 2018

Finding top finance talent continues to be a challenge facing the banking industry. David McCormack, founder and CEO of DMC Partners, recently sat down with Hunt Scanlon and to provide his insights on the current state of the finance sector. Let’s go inside the latest thinking.

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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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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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Power 60 search firm

June 5, 2018

Recruiter rankings special issue

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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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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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