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Global Quant Investment Hiring Report |...
This is the quarterly Grainstone Lee report analysing firms that employ quantitative investment strategies. The report contains an in-depth analysis of the hiring and competitive landscape within key geographical regions, however, it does not seek to draw any conclusions about the health of the hiring landscape, or the impact of Covid-19. Each quarterly report contains thousands of sourced data points across the largest financial job functions from Quantitative Investment & Trading to common roles such as Business Development and Compliance.
The End of the Universe - 2020 Holiday...
Warning: you must have a sense of humour to read this. We step away from finance and get into the weird and wonderful world of astrophysics. After such a tumultuous year, what a more befitting way to finish 2020 than with a holiday special on "the end of the Universe"?
When team moves go wrong…
I am joined today by Jonathan Maude, Employment Law Partner at Vedder Price to discuss a very contentious recruitment practice, namely, team moves. This is a follow-on conversation from our previous discussion regarding non-competes to understand what are the legal implications and risks associated with team moves.
Internal Stakeholder Management Strategy
The real challenge within a business is often internal stakeholder management. If you fail to identify your stakeholders and meet their needs, your project is doomed to fail.
Which hedge funds are growing in China?
China is continuing to reform its financial markets and open to foreign financial institutes. This was the message delivered by senior officials and regulators during the Lujiazui Forum that took place in June 2020.
Quant Investment Hiring Landscape - Q3...
We’ve analysed the career sites of 52 of the most prominent hedge funds and proprietary trading firms that employ quantitative investment strategies. This report does not seek to draw any conclusions about the health of the hiring landscape, or the impact of Covid-19, however, it does break down the number of open roles/jobs posted by location, job division and the changes in Q3 (July, August, September 2020).