Show me the money!

Stephen McAlinden is one of Hong Kong''s leading headhunters and MD of Eban. Here he discusses the surprisingly robust market for investment banking talent - as long as you are Korean.

What is the state of the market for investment banking human resources in Asia these days

McAlinden It is actually surprisingly robust. Given that the general trend in investment banking is to downsize, there are still areas where people are looking to recruit รป usually at a very senior level. This would be largely for China, Taiwan and Korea. These three countries are so active you would have to say it will be an extremely good year.

Korea seems to be the new investment-banking battleground in Asia.

McAlinden I've been covering Korea for ten years and I have never known it to be as active as it is now. It's remarkable. Moreover, the...

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