Job Market Pulse: Buy-side firms continue hiring push, money managers expand footprint

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In this week’s hiring roundup, Jefferies keeps growing, a New York hedge fund starts filling empty seats and Carlyle makes one loud hire, plus a couple quiet ones.

Carlyle making headlines

Carlyle made waves this week by poaching Mike Cavanagh from JPMorgan, but it wasn’t the firm only hire. The private equity giant also nabbed two execs from Swiss rival Partners Group to fill out its real estate fund unit. Carlyle has done plenty of hiring lately.

Jefferies adding in equities

Surging investment bank Jefferies is adding headcount. The firm hired three senior-level equities execs just last week.

Rothstein Kass expanding footprint

New York accounting firm Rothstein Kass is expanding its money management business. The company has added eight employees to its family office and is signaling that it will continue adding talent.

New York hedge fund filling seats

Element Capital Management hired former Citi trader Chris Cecere. The hedge fund has a strong 2013 and just doubled the size of its New York offices. It appears firmly in growth mode.

Signature’s private banking push

New York’s Signature Bank is opening a private client office in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Not one, but two firms hiring

Serial hirer Millennium Management poached the former head of strategy at brokerage BTIG to help grow its London office. BTIG Chief Executive Gary Hayes said the firm is looking to backfill the position while hinting at other hiring plans. BTIG has grown from 150 employees to 455 in the last six years, according to Financial News.

Citi grows pharma team

Citigroup added three analysts to its pharmaceuticals team in the last week.


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