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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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 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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RSR Partners Appoints Michael Fahey as Principal in Firm’s Financial Services and Legal and Regulatory Practices

GREENWICH, Conn. — RSR Partners, a leading board and executive search firm, announced today the appointment of Michael Fahey as principal in the firm’s Financial Services and Legal and Regulatory Practices. With more than 15 years international experience leading legal, M&A, and business development strategy and execution, Mr. Fahey will not only serve as a […]

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Alternatives Experience Wanted. Bullies, Boors Need Not Apply

In the Financial Times‘ BoardIQ today, Greg Saitz writes about the experience and expertise mutual fund directors are seeking on their boards. Graham Michener, head of our Financial Services Practice, recently spoke with Saitz, and his commentary is featured below. This article appeared originally on May 5, 2015 in BoardIQ. *** Alternative investment experience is […]

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