Wanted: ESG experts that can see through a customer's eyes. AsianInvestor sounded out asset owners to see what they're looking for when it comes to management hires.
A strong recovery in the Asia Pacific private capital markets in 2021 sets up favourable hiring and compensation trends.
Multi-asset specialists are moving for pay rises of as much as 40% in the region as fund houses scramble to strengthen their teams, say recruiters.
Debt crises and market volatility have prompted fund management firms and banks to pause for reflection, say Hong Kong headhunters. But the outlook for Asia is still positive.
DBS, JP Morgan and UBS voice concern about mass poaching of relationship managers, noting that clients are tiring of the recruitment 'merry-go-round'.
The rising generation of Chinese fund managers are desperate to recruit offshore business development execs in Hong Kong. But do they have realistic expectations?