2021 October Market Report: Expansions, Upgrades & Overall Growth

25 Nov 2021

As an agency, Funds Partnership Asia sees 269 new jobs created across the APAC market. 

Here are our main findings:

  1. Funds services providers such as Fund Administration firms, Audit firms, Banks, etc are expanding their onshore & offshore operations.
  2. 1 in 3 candidates have accepted or received counter offers this month – up to 25% increase in base salaries.
  3. Private Equity firms are experiencing record-breaking fundraising, rising dry powder and faster fundraising cycles. Thus, rush in hirings for proven Fund Raisers.
  4. Positive changes for staff welfare benefits – buy-side and sell-side firms are acknowledging and adapting to the new era of working. Firms are increasing employee benefits, introducing more hybrid working models and remote working options.
  5. Investors’ appetites are growing on digital assets with Crypto and Fintech firms, leading to Digital asset investment products seeing their 12th week of inflow & increase in AUM


Get the full infographic here: 2021 October Market Report Infographic

For more explanation about these trends, please reach out to our consultants:

Ayyaz Ahmad – Investments

Daphne Tan – Candidate Manager

Justin Lee – Funds Administration

Lyn Thum – Sales & Business Development

Daryl Ong – Buy-Side Finance

Keegen Quek – Compliance