INVESTMENT & FRONT OFFICE, Q4 2021

INTRODUCTION: 2021 was a very busy year for the Investments and ESG team here at Bruin. The number of vacancies received in some months were 4 times the amount in 2020 and double the amount seen in 2019.   Demand in certain areas by far outstripped supply of candidates and where clients were looking to…

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INFRASTRUCTURE & RENEWABLE ENERGY, Q4 2021

INTRODUCTION We reported in the third quarter of 2021 that the Infrastructure & Renewable energy market was continuing to go from strength to strength and this has not changed. Funds, banks and advisory firms have continued to be exceptionally busy with acquisitions, M&A and financing activity across both the large and mid-cap markets. Many countries…

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FINANCIAL MARKETS & ALTERNATIVES, Q4 2021

INTRODUCTION The Financial Market  and Alternatives space remained busy throughout Q4, Which, traditionally can be a quieter quarter from a hiring perspective,  with the advent of budgets, year end admin and bonus allocation. That being said we have been busy across the quarter working and consulting with clients across 2022 hiring plans and utilizing any…

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INFRASTRUCTURE & RENEWABLE ENERGY, Q3 2021

INTRODUCTION The Infrastructure & Renewable Energy market has continued to go from strength to strength.  With major events (natural and political) having significantly impacted many markets, investors are investing more capital in the infrastructure space to acquire stable and cash generating assets. Simultaneously, numerous private equity funds have adopted a more aggressive strategy by pushing…

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INVESTMENT & FRONT OFFICE, Q3 2021

INTRODUCTION The Investment Management space in London and Europe continues to remain buoyant and extremely demanding for candidates across the Investments space. Many funds have been keen to hire diverse candidates across a range of roles and the ESG and Responsible Investing space remains the biggest focus for a lot of firms due to regulatory…

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FINANCIAL MARKETS & ALTERNATIVES, Q3 2021

INTRODUCTION The Financial Market  and Alternatives space continues to remain buoyant after a disruptive 2020. Many funds seeking alpha continue to search for talent across a multitude of differing strategies. Global Macro continues unabated taking advantage of global economic nuances. Prime brokers has seen a lull in financing requirements as quantitative easing has continued and…

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INVESTMENT & FRONT OFFICE MARKET COMMENTARY, Q1 2021

Market Overview  Equities  After a turbulent 2020, Global Equities started the new year positively as COVID-19 Vaccine rollouts motored along in the UK, US and in Europe. The NASDAQ and Dow Jones continued to test all-time high’s throughout the quarter, whilst the FTSE100 rose on the back of an extremely efficient Vaccination programme but dropped in the latter parts of the…

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