Thursday's Headlines: Asian Bankers In Demand As IPOs Heat Up

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IPOs are heating up in Hong Kong, creating demand for investment bankers.

[Deal Journal]

Newedge Group,a joint venture between Societe Generale and Credit Agricole is set to hire 50 sales people in Asia over the next year. [BusinessWeek]

Life insurers American General Life and Accident Insurance Co are hiring 4,000 sales agents nationally. [Ft. Worth Star -Telegram]

Fixed income professionals could be in for a rough ride as several firms are reportedly set to reduce staff. [CNBC]

Asset management performance in the UK is improving, resulting in hiring in risk management, finance and compliance according to a new survey. [Financial News]