Top talent finders
The phenomenal growth of capital markets during the first half of 2007, and then the impact of the credit crisis in the second, made for contrasting working conditions for financial recruiters in Asia. Accordingly both new and familiar names gained recognition in ASIAMONEY’s 2008 Headhunters Poll. Richard Morrow reports.
It was a great year to be a financial headhunter in Asia in 2007, despite the markedly more squalid conditions that emerged during the closing months. As one veteran recruiter confides: “During the first six months of the year we made more money than the whole of 2006 – and that had been a record year for us.”