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VIEW FROM THE TOP: PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTOR RELATIONS, RECONSIDERED

Posted in Investment Banking, Private Equity on 22 March 2016

An Investor Relations team is responsible for the life-blood of its respective fund. Simply put, without commitments to invest, there can be no firm.  A large number of advisory professionals, who are looking to make the move onto the buyside, are quick to dismiss a career in Investor Relations/Fundraising, in favour of an investment role. […]

VIEW FROM THE TOP: TECH Vs FINANCE

Posted in Career Development on 19 October 2015

Since the Crisis in 2007, the financial services industry has inevitably seemed rather less appealing to some individuals. Naturally of course one sector’s loss is another’s gain, and many have been lured towards the technology industry on the hope of founding the next Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, or at least aiming to be a part of […]

VIEW FROM THE TOP: BUY Vs SELL-SIDE – WHAT IS THE BEST ROUTE FOR YOU?

Posted in Career Development, Investment Banking, Private Equity on 26 August 2015

Working as long as I have in  executive search for Private Equity and Investment Banking, I’m regularly asked by many people in my network, ‘when should I make the move onto the buy side’? Often I’m guilty of a rudimentary answer of between, Analyst, 1 and Associate 1 or as a Director. However last week […]