Job Market Pulse: Private bankers, equities staffers wanted

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In this week’s hiring roundup, private bankers are needed in the East, a bond giant makes an equities push and a once-fertile financial capital begins to regain its footing.

Goldman hiring in Dubai

Goldman Sachs is reportedly rebuilding its equity sales division in Dubai. Renaissance Capital and the National Bank of Abu Dhabi are also hiring bankers in the Dubai as the emirate city continues to mend.  BofA is too.

Blackrock staffing up credit hedge fund

Blackrock has been hiring for its new $3 billion credit hedge fund. The money manager also just added ex-J.P. Morgan exec Christopher Jones as its new chief investment officer for stocks in the Americas.

Bond giant eyeing equities staffers

Pimco is hiring for its new equities team. Virginie Maisonneuve, the new head of equities wants to recruit 15 people.

Know any rich Russians?

Despite the sanctions, Western banks are looking to add to their Russian desks. J.P. Morgan and other firms are hiring Russian-focused private bankers who can work with clients who are looking to move money out of the country.

More private bankers needed

Asian banks are recruiting are also recruiting private bankers. The list includes DBS UBP, Bordier & Cie, EFG, Pictet and Safra Sarasin.

One bank that is hiring in fixed income

While other banks are cutting staff, Bank of America is quietly building – or at least upgrading – its fixed income business.

UBS planning equities team

UBS is building a US strategic equity solutions team, according to Financial News. The Swiss bank will need several junior bankers who will focus on the US, Canada and Latin America.


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