Post Tagged with: "Hedge Funds"

Tips from the Top: Getting Hired at a Hedge Fund
by / on 14/05/2018 at 17:00 / in The Review

Tips from the Top: Getting Hired at a Hedge Fund

OneWire (www.onewire.com/videos) interviews hedge fund leaders in the Open Door video series with Skiddy von Stade.

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The 25 Highest-Earning Hedge Fund Managers And Traders
by / on 18/04/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

The 25 Highest-Earning Hedge Fund Managers And Traders

The hedge fund industry, the richest corner of Wall Street, has generally been unable to keep up with the surging bull market that has lifted stocks around the world in recent years. Last year was no exception. The average hedge fund manager returned 8.5% net of fees in 2017, according to HFR, compared to the 21.8% return of the Standard […]

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Fancy dress warning from hedge fund party
by / on 28/11/2017 at 00:30 / in The Review

Fancy dress warning from hedge fund party

As Christmas party season approaches, it’s worth refreshing your memory of the worst investment banking Christmas parties past and ensuring the scenes therein are not repeated. In some cases, it may also be worth casting your mind back to the fancy dress office Halloween party. Hedge fund Highland seemingly had one of the latter. And in a bizarre article on […]

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The failed quest to become Goldman Sachs 2.0. Secrets of a hedge fund genius
by / on 24/11/2017 at 13:00 / in The Review

The failed quest to become Goldman Sachs 2.0. Secrets of a hedge fund genius

It’s hard to believe that Matthew Westerman only spent 19 months at HSBC. The former Goldman Sachs banker, parachuted in to thrust a U.S. investment bank culture on to an unsuspecting crew of London-based HSBC bankers used to a more gentile working environment, has unleashed so many changes that his influence is likely to be felt long after his unexpected departure yesterday. […]

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The big problem with DIY quants
by / on 10/11/2017 at 11:15 / in The Review

The big problem with DIY quants

This year, quants are the new rock stars of finance. Hedge funds, asset managers and investment banks are all rolling out the red carpet for those who can write algorithms that will ensure they get ahead of the competition as Wall Street restructures itself around a brave new world of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and huge reams of structured third-party […]

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How to infiltrate Bridgewater’s “circle of trust”. The new upside to equity research
by / on 08/11/2017 at 16:00 / in The Review

How to infiltrate Bridgewater’s “circle of trust”. The new upside to equity research

If you’ve ever wondered what the downside is to earning big bucks at a hedge fund, look no further than non-compete agreements. Imagine signing up to a job only to be told that a condition of your continued employment is saying ‘no problem’ to the prospect of staying away from working for a competitor for two years after you decide to […]

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The New York “salary rule” will cause chaos for hedge funds
by / on 02/11/2017 at 12:30 / in The Review

The New York “salary rule” will cause chaos for hedge funds

It’s day one of the new “salary history rule” on Wall Street. As of today, employers in New York City, can’t ask potential recruits how much they were paid in previous roles.  The change is set to cause problems for anyone recruiting for banks, but chaos for anyone recruiting for hedge funds. At issue is the unpredictability of hedge fund pay. […]

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CFA, MBA, CAIA, PhD or Masters: What do hedge funds want?
by / on 29/10/2017 at 00:30 / in The Review

CFA, MBA, CAIA, PhD or Masters: What do hedge funds want?

Hedge funds used to focus purely on the all-important ‘track record’ of any potential new employee. But, with a dearth of talent coming out of investment banks, many have started their own graduate recruitment programmes and there’s a renewed requirement for top degrees and professional qualifications. Getting in at a graduate level is still incredibly competitive. Point72 Asset Management, for example, […]

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The 25 best-paying hedge funds in the UK
by / on 24/10/2017 at 19:00 / in The Review

The 25 best-paying hedge funds in the UK

The vast majority of large UK hedge funds have slashed pay for their rank-and-file employees, while many have protected the remuneration of their most senior staff after many struggled to replicate revenues of previous years. Based on analysis of the latest accounts of top UK-based hedge funds, most firms have been cutting compensation on an average pay-per-head basis, even if […]

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Les 10 hedge funds plébiscités en 2017 par les candidats en finance
by / on 14/06/2017 at 10:00 / in Hedge Funds

Les 10 hedge funds plébiscités en 2017 par les candidats en finance

Celles et ceux qui veulent travailler pour les hedge funds n’ont que faire des accusations de turnover important des effectifs du secteur, pas plus qu’ils ne se soucient pas d’être continuellement évalués sur leurs performances via une application iPad. Ils ne se préoccupent pas non plus de l’excentricité de leurs collègues. Ils veulent juste travailler pour des fonds renommés, surtout […]

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