2021 November Market Report: Strong hiring demands in the coming year

23 Dec 2021

As an agency, we see 295 new jobs created across the APAC market.

Here are our main findings:

  1. Institutional Asset Managers are accelerating outsourcing efforts for middle-office and back-office components, particularly for data management solutions.
  2. Investors’ appetite for private assets gets stronger with strong returns and growing inflows in 2021, strong hiring demand for professionals in private markets are expected.
  3. Increased regulatory complexities are driving tighter governance, risk and compliance requirements for Hedge funds; fund managers are investing more in data transparency practices and operations.
  4. ESG-related hirings – increase in demand for Investor Relations professionals to cater to investors’ reporting needs; increase in Fund Raisers’ hirings as more institutions focus on climate funds (energy, infrastructure, carbon, etc)
  5. Health-Tech firms and start-ups are well-positioned for success coming 2022; with growth in venture capital and private equity funding, this sector expects more hiring demands for investment and operational support.


Get the full infographic here: 2021 November 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