The New York Times DealBook column has reported that the bun fight for analyst talent has started even earlier this year, with private equity firms like Blackstone and KKR going head-to-head with the likes of Goldman and Morgan Stanley to bag top talent.
It's tough being a banker these days.
Ex-UBS New York-based investment banker Igor Poteroba received a 22 month jail term Monday, after pleading guilty to insider trading charges late last year.
The Z/Yen Group has published its ninth Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 9) covering 75 financial centres. The big change from GFCI 8 in September 2010 is that Hong Kong has clearly joined London and New York as one of the 'Big Three' Global Financial Centres.
The Guardian reports that HSBC shareholders are said to be complaining about the lack of clarity in the bank's planned new-style executive compensation scheme.
Here's the latest from our Highly Placed Professional.
Who: The Incaredibles are Moira, Avi and Adam - three current and former Morgan Stanley and Schroders staff up for a challenge.
There seems to be a little bit of bad blood between Fox Business Network's Charlie Gasparino and Goldman Sachs.
The Observer has a great story about the how difficult some of the UK's finest are finding it living as expats in Switzerland.
As we seem to be giving a fair bit of coverage to Goldman Sachs at the moment, we thought it would be interesting to re-run this article, which provides some insight into the firm's notoriously difficult interview process.
Goldman Sachs has a reputation for consistently holding the winning lottery ticket numbers. But it got rid of the ticket that is poised to be one of this year’s biggest payoffs.
Revenue pressures and relatively slow trading conditions to blame.
HITC has been polling employees at commercial and investment banks, asset management and private equity firms and hedge funds globally for the past decade to determine who they think is the best firm to work for.