Alternatives in Germany – the party is on.

Interest rates are down, liquidity is up, and the demand for alternative investments is everything but flat. These developments, alongside conspicuous interest in renewables, are driving a war for talent that is only just beginning. Within Germany, existing players are endeavouring to upgrade or grow their teams while many institutional managers spin out their alternatives units.

Zu hohes Lampenfieber? So senken Sie es

Rasender Puls, nervöses Schwitzen, roter Kopf, zittrige Hände, trockener Mund, schwache Stimme oder Blackout: Kennen Sie das von Auftritten vor großem Publikum? Psychologen sagen, dass 80 Prozent der Menschen mit solchen Symptomen zu kämpfen haben, wenn sie sich vor größeren Gruppen präsentieren.

Germany – a healthy hiring market

One location which has remained relatively healthy in their hiring has been Germany, especially for the alternative investment managers. The number of Sales vacancies here far outweighs the amount seen in Switzerland, with the depreciation of the Swiss Franc having the opposite effect here, leading to a boom in new vacancies, office openings and increased headcount. 

Switzerland - a new hiring situation

The beginning of 2015 has been mixed when looking back on hiring trends within Buyside Sales & Marketing. Switzerland experienced one of the biggest economic shocks in their most recent history, and Germany saw one of the best starts to the year for their Funds market.

Gehälter in der Asset Management Industrie

Die zurückliegende positive Entwicklung der Märkte haben die Mittelzuflüsse und damit auch die AuM in den letzten Jahren deutlich anwachsen lassen. Eine Reihe neuer Marktteinehmer konnte sich gut im deutschen Markt etablieren. Diese Entwicklung hat natürlich auch den Personalmarkt der Asset Manager nicht unberührt gelassen.