ROPE – Reach Out Program for Employees in distress. Support Program for Employees facing redundancy

Launching Symphoni HR’s ‘ROPE initiative’… or the “Reach Out Program for Employees in distress” (ROPE)…

This thought came to me now (late at night) as I ponder over my interaction over the last week… with many of my friends and ex-colleagues who lost their jobs overnight or as their future came under heightened uncertainty.

But all is NOT lost my friends… Hope Floats ()… I do have some Investment banking clients that are hiring, and my team and I can act as a bridge for you folks.

Some of my clients are willing to explore placing YOU talented people in similar or related work streams.

So for those people seeking new roles and those firms willing to welcome them on the other side of the bridge, please contact me….

Active roles with me include Quant & Analytics, Data Science, Finance/Product Control & Reporting, Fund Admin, Fund Accounting, BP&A, Risk & Compliance, to name a few…

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Trends In Credit Research

  • A Europe/ Asia banking firm appears to have the largest team in Credit Research with 300+ members, with many talking of a global banking firm and a US Investment Bank having amongst the most complex functional rigour
  • Companies like a leading UK bank, a British investment bank, an Asia-based financial services group, a leading European financial services group have comparatively small team size ranging from 30 to 70 people
  • A Swiss Investment Bank’s team was recently set up in India and there is another large global bank that is planning a big ramp up in Mumbai
  • An Indian digital services and consulting firm and an American services firm are among the large third-party vendors to support this function
  • A leading wealth management and asset management firm, two of the Big4, a leading fund service provider, a leading process management firm, a global investments company, an American financial services firm, an Australian multinational investment bank and a leading commercial bank have no teams or little presence in India for Credit Research as per our Candidate Survey
  • Please note that Bank/Organization names have been withheld in these summaries, For a detailed version of this report and pricing, please contact

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