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Global & Investment Banking

Our team has decades of combined experience partnering with leading financial institutions, from boutique advisors to both regional and international banks, across a spectrum of seniority levels.
The team has an excellent track record of identifying and recruiting bankers with specific client portfolios and product experience, offering a highly bespoke service across the following areas:


  • M&A
  • ECM
  • leveraged & Acquisition Financing
  • Country Coverage
  • Restructuring
  • Project Finance
  • Structured Finance

Corporate Banking

  • Relationship Managers and Corporate Coverage: FI’s, NBFI’s, Corporates, GRE’s

Global Transaction Banking / Treasury & Trade Solutions

  • Cash Management
  • Trade and Export Finance
  • Trade Sales
  • Product Development & Management

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    Investment Management

    Our team have established relationships with a wide range of fund managers across multiple asset classes.
    Operating as a trusted advisor, we support the success and growth of our client’s businesses by providing expert consultancy in recruiting investment professionals, investor relations, asset raising and placement professionals.
    We work with a range of Investment Management firms including Private Equity, Family Offices, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Hedge Funds, and Asset Managers.

    Private Equity

    • Venture Capital
    • Growth Equity
    • Mid-Market
    • Special Situations
    • Large-Cap to LBO

    Private Credit

    • Direct Lending
    • NPL, Distressed Debt
    • Performing Credit
    • Mezzanine/Sub-Ordinated Debt

    Real Asset

    • Real Estate
    • Infrastructure
    • Asset Management

    Global Markets

    Within our Global Markets practice, our strength lies in recruiting for both Front and Middle Office.
    At Venture Search we partner with banks, funds, asset managers, inter-dealer brokers, to provide exceptional talent to both Front and Middle Office.

    The asset classes which we recruit for include:

    FX & Currencies


    Fixed Income & Credit

    Structured Products

    Venture Search offer contingent, retained, and talent acquisition outsourcing to our clients in Global Markets.
    We understand the unique dynamics and challenges which our clients face in hiring for global markets sales and trading. For multi-hire requirements within front office, our talent acquisition outsourcing offering includes employer branding, recruitment pipeline management, and market mapping. We partner with clients to ensure their consistent market coverage whether in broking, sales, or trading.


    Venture Search understand the unique challenges faced in hiring Commodities Sales & Trading talent in today’s fast paced and often changing market.

    The markets which our team recruits for include:


    Agricultural & Soft Commodities



    We offer search solutions to global commodities houses and integrated energy supply and trading firms, through to proprietary traders, hedge funds, independent commodity merchants, and brokers.
    Our network and expertise spans traditional physical trading and relationship driven markets, through to algorithmic based systematic trading and data driven trading.
    As advances in technology continue to drive change in the market, we work closely with our Quantitative Strategies Practice to deliver hiring for Commodities Quants and Systematic Trading.

    Quantitative Strategies

    The Quantitative Strategies Practice at Venture Search is committed to acquisition of exceptional talent within quantitative and quantamental research and systematic/electronic trading across all asset classes.
    The team has established networks of Systematic Portfolio Managers, Quantitative Researchers/Data Scientists, and Quantitative Traders, with exceptional academic achievements and investment performance.
    Our client landscape in the Quantitative Strategies Practice spans:

    Hedge Funds

    Proprietary Trading Houses

    Principal Trading Firms

    Asset Managers

    Sovereign Wealth Funds & Family Offices

    Our search solutions within Quantitative Strategies include traditional hiring, through to team acquisitions, fund platform build outs, strategy specific hiring, and talent acquisition outsourcing.

    Fintech & Technology

    In a fast-changing financial technology landscape, we at Venture Search understand the unique skills and approach to business required by the Fintech and digital banking sectors.
    Our team are experienced in recruiting both senior leadership roles and functional roles for firms challenging the traditional financial services institutions.

    As technology continues to develop, driving change in markets and in-demand skill sets, we can support clients with acquiring the most sought after skillsets and technical expertise across the following areas:

    Fintech (B2C, B2B, and P2P)


    Online Trading Platforms

    Digital Banking


    Digital Assets & Exchanges

    Governance, Risk, Compliance & Policy

    At Venture Search we have a specialist unit with experience in recruiting for banks, non-bank financial institutions, advisory firms, consultants, boutiques, and financial regulators.
    Our team is experienced in providing support across the following areas:

    Our team is experienced in providing support across the following areas:

    AML, KYC, CDD, and Client Onboarding

    Financial Regulation & Supervision

    Market Risk

    Credit Risk

    Operational Risk

    Portfolio Risk

    Regulatory Compliance (Onshore & Offshore)

    Regulatory Risk

    Our track record is particularly strong within the Middle East Onshore & Offshore compliance markets. We operate as a partner in advising both local and international institutions in navigating the hiring landscape for Middle East Compliance.

    Human Resources & Support Solutions

    Our HR & Support Solutions team covers all pillars within Human Resources. We help clients enhance human capital across their business, through recruiting exceptional talent across the following areas:

    Human Resources

    • Talent Acquisition & Recruitment
    • Compensation & Benefits
    • Performance Management
    • Employee Relations
    • Strategy, Policies & Planning
    • HRIS (Human Resource Management Systems)
    • HR Generalist (Mid to Senior HR Director)

    Support Solutions work with SME’s through to Global Institutions strengthening their talent pool within business operations and support functions. We can assist with support and operations hires across the following areas:

    Support Solutions

    • Executive Assistants and Personal Assistants (1:1 to C-Suite and Team Support)
    • Office & Operations Management
    • Secretarial & Administrative Support / Reception
    • Legal Secretary / Legal PA & Paralegal