About Westbourne Partners
Westbourne Partners is an established recruitment company specialising in the placement of experienced professionals into the financial markets. We operate globally and are preferred suppliers to a number of Investment Banks, Hedge Funds and other financial trading companies worldwide. Established in 2008, our steady growth since inception is the result of the ability to add genuine value to clients within certain niche markets which we have a clear understanding of.
Involving the placement of research, trading and software engineering professionals into the worlds of systematic or algorithmic trading, automated market making and other forms of electronic trading as well as derivatives pricing and risk management groups. Our team of recruiters works full time on retained search assignments as well as contingent searches and we believe that our detailed, worldwide, knowledge of this space combined with an ongoing, meticulous, approach to mapping a number of sub-markets gives us a competitive advantage over many of our competitors in this space.
Equity Research, Investment Banking & Capital Markets
Westbourne Partners has established relationships with the Equity Research groups of a number of bulge bracket investment banks as well as brokerage and research houses. Within Equity Research, we have been successful in placing senior and heads or co-heads of research through to more junior entry level or from-industry hires as well as Specialist Sales. We have a track record and market maps across all research sectors covering blue chips though to small and mid-cap stocks. We also have a growing presence within M&A, Corporate Finance and associated front office groups. We have established relationships with Investment Banks, Corporate Advisory firms and LBOs.
We work closely with a number of Investment Banks and Hedge Funds globally (from USA, UK and mainland Europe to Middle East and Asia) and are actively involved in placing junior and senior professionals within Oil & Gas, Power, Metals and Soft Commodities markets. Typical mandates include the placement of senior though to junior market strategists, economists, quantitative analysts, geologists and industry engineers (reservoir, mining etc), risk managers. We have a detailed understanding of financial and physicals markets and work also with some upstream and integrated providers in high level commodity and energy analysis positions.
Involving the placement of software and database developers, infrastructure engineers and IT support personnel to support all activities within the financial markets. We are preferred suppliers not only to front office groups at a number of investment banks, but also the core IT functions within these organisations, and hence regularly work on the placement of permanent and contract staff into development and infrastructure teams.
In a sometimes crowded market place we absolutely encourage prospective clients to speak with referees to gage how we conduct ourselves in our approach to business. We can offer written references or face to face meetings with clients and candidates who have worked with us for an extended period of time. Please contact us for more information.