Trends in Asset Management & Investment Banking

As RSR Partners celebrates its 25th birthday, the Financial Services team wanted to share news and various recruiting trends we are seeing in the markets we cover. Our Financial Services capabilities have continued to grow, with the 2017 acquisition of Higdon Partners, the 2018 opening of our Boston office, and the launch of the firm’s […]

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Bloomberg | MIT’s Endowment Chief Delivers Better Returns for Lower Pay

Bloomberg’s latest article, Edward Fowler, Managing Director in our Asset Management Practice provides insights on Seth Alexander, who runs MIT’s endowment. Writing in “MIT’s Endowment Chief Delivers Better Returns for Lower Pay”,  Katrina Lewis and Kristy Westgard  writes: “If he wanted to move somewhere, he could make double,” Edward Fowler, a managing director for asset management at recruiting […]

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RSR Partners Announces Boston Presence with the Addition of Michael D. Fitzgerald

Greenwich, Conn., July 10, 2018 – RSR Partners, a retained executive search and leadership consulting firm, bolsters its Asset Management Practice with the addition of industry veteran Michael D. Fitzgerald. Mr. Fitzgerald joins as a Managing Director and will launch the firm’s presence in Boston, a strategically important expansion of RSR Partners’ geographical reach. “Mike is […]

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American Banker | The Overlooked Key to Risk Management

In this month’s edition of American Banker, Dr. Talal Debs, head of our Risk Practice, pens a feature column on how banks are rethinking how they handle capital allocation. He writes, “…There is an opportunity for the best banks to develop operational excellence at capital deployment that sets them apart from their peers…As this new […]

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The Evolving Family Office

Jane Bierwirth of our Asset Management Practice explores the evolving family office and how Millennials are changing the office’s dynamics in a compelling new white paper. Writing in “The Evolving Family Office: Leadership Strategies to Ensure the Office Remains Relevant to the Millennial Generation“, Bierwirth states: Increasingly, family office leaders are expressing frustration over their […]

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RSR Partners Appoints Talal Debs as Head of Firm’s Risk Practice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Christopher Sheeron | Head, Marketing and Communications  csheeron@rsrpartners | +1 (203) 246-8810 GREENWICH, Conn. — RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today the appointment of Talal Debs as a Managing Director and Head of the firm’s Risk Practice. With a strong combination of risk management, finance, and academic […]

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RSR Partners Acquires Higdon Partners

Creates Premier Asset Management Recruitment and Advisory Team GREENWICH, Conn. — To address the changing leadership needs in the $72 trillion asset management industry, RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today its acquisition of Higdon Partners, a leading asset management recruiting and advisory boutique. Announcing the acquisition, RSR Partners Chief Executive […]

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Multi-Asset Products Dominate Recruitment, Elevates Roles

Mike Fahey, principal in our Financial Services and Legal and Regulatory Practices, is featured today in Fund Action, where he offers his insight into recruiting trends in asset management and compliance. In her article, “Multi-Asset Products Dominate Recruitment, Elevate Roles”, senior reporter Dervedia Thomas writes, “On the marketing side, firms are looking to lure talent […]

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