For Recruiters
A JPMorgan desk has been hit by a slow trickle of defections.

Goldman Sachs hired a JPMorgan VP to build out a team

Goldman Sachs has sensed an opportunity in an area dominated by JPMorgan in EMEA, and has hired one of JPMorgan's vice presidents (VPs) to build out a team.

James Roberts moved from JPMorgan to Goldman Sachs in May 2021 according to his LinkedIn profile. Roberts worked on the EM SSA (sovereigns, supranationals and agencies) trading and issuance business desk and JPMorgan. He joined Goldman as an executive director and headhunters say he's now building out a similar business at Goldman in London. 

JPMorgan is the market leader in the EM SSA space. As a result, JPMorgan's EM SSA desk has been a fertile hunting ground. Goldman also hired Mehmet Avci, a trader from the desk in December 2020, and Gill Der Megreditchian left JPMorgan for Rand Merchant Bank in July.

The EM SSA space has beem expanding as investors look for ways to outperform. EM SSA bonds often pay higher yields than benchmark government bonds, and some come with added ESG credentials. 

Contact: sbutcher@efinancialcareers.com in the first instance. Whatsapp/Signal/Telegram also available (Telegram: @SarahButcher)

Bear with us if you leave a comment at the bottom of this article: all our comments are moderated by human beings. Sometimes these humans might be asleep, or away from their desks, so it may take a while for your comment to appear. Eventually it will – unless it’s offensive or libelous (in which case it won’t.)

Photo by Anandan Anandan on Unsplash

author-card-avatar
AUTHORSarah Butcher Global Editor
Cancel

Apply for jobs

Find thousands of jobs in financial services and technology by signing up to eFinancialCareers today.

Boost your career

Find thousands of job opportunities by signing up to eFinancialCareers today.
Latest Jobs
Selby Jennings
Data Scientist
Selby Jennings
Chicago, USA
Selby Jennings
Data Analyst
Selby Jennings
Chicago, USA
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Portfolio Analyst Real Estate Loan Investments
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Minneapolis, USA
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
AAC Sales Manager
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Las Vegas, USA
Selby Jennings Buyside
Vice President - Manufacturing Private Equity
Selby Jennings Buyside
Greilickville, USA
Morgan Stanley
Model Risk (Risk Management)
Morgan Stanley
New York, USA