Wall Street’s top recruiting trends — Inside Iconiq Capital — M&A targets in asset management

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Wall Street moving season is here. Here’s where firms are hiring like crazy, according to 8 top recruiters.


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Moving season is underway and firms on the buy- and sell-side are looking for talent. We asked a handful of industry recruiters to explain the hottest sectors they’re observing right now.

These are some of the trends they’re seeing.

Inside Iconiq: How Mark Zuckerberg’s banker built a secret Silicon Valley empire and made billions

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Divesh Makan has spent a decade building an ultra-secretive wealth-management firm that caters to technology-industry elite. Now, the firm is quietly recruiting A-list celebrities, from J.J. Abrams to Will Smith. Our exclusive report takes a look inside the secretive firm.

Asset manager M&A is kicking into overdrive. Here’s who’s on the hunt for deals — and their potential targets.

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There has been plenty of consolidation in the world of asset management. Here’s our running list of who is on the market to buy, and who’s looking for an exit. See more here.

Wall Street people moves: The top promotions, exits, and new hires at firms like Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, HSBC, and KKR

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Jamie Forese, former president of Citigroup, will take over the board of HSBC’s US subsidiary as chair beginning in late May.

JPMorgan Chase hired Jeremy Balkin as its new head of fintech and innovation for wholesale payments. Private-equity firm KKR appointed Dinesh Paliwal as a new partner within the firm’s private-equity business. Here are all the people moves across Wall Street you need to know. Get the full rundown here.

Odd lots:

Wall Street A-Listers Fled to Florida. Many Now Eye a Return (Bloomberg)

Goldman Sachs sharpens push to win Asia SPAC market share (Reuters)

Here’s when Manhattan employers expect workers to return to the office (New York Business Journal)

PayPal’s Entry to Crypto Followed Long Buildup in Expertise (Insider)

Meet the 18 top PR pros that companies are rushing to hire in the SPAC IPO craze (Insider)

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