Alex Lazaridis

๐“๐ก๐ž ๐ก๐ž๐๐ ๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ง๐ ๐ข๐ง๐๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐ฒ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ซ๐š๐ฉ๐ข๐๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ข๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐Ÿ๐ข๐œ๐ข๐š๐ฅ ๐ข๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ข๐ ๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ž, ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐š๐ง ๐ข๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž 86% ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ง๐๐ฌ ๐š๐๐จ๐ฉ๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ ๐ž๐ง๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐€๐ˆ ๐ญ๐จ๐จ๐ฅ๐ฌ to refine operations in research, IT, legal, compliance, and investor relations. Despite the initial slow uptake in portfolio...

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๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐˜ ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—›๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—•๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ

๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐˜ ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—›๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—•๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ

๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐˜ ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—›๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—•๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ The US corporate bond market is on fire, with investment-grade companies issuing a record $153 billion in debt in January alone โ€“ the highest YTD figure in over 30 years,ย LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group)ย data...

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Convertible Bonds Back in Vogue: Credit Hiring Expectations for 2024

Convertible Bonds Back in Vogue: Credit Hiring Expectations for 2024

๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ก๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—บ: ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—•๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜€ ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—–๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜๐˜€ ๐—•๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒย  The last 12 months have seen a significant rise in convertible bond issuance. After a subdued period, 2023 saw a 77% jump in activity with total convertibles issuance reaching $48 billion. Atย Laz...

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“๐‡๐จ๐ฐ ๐๐จ ๐ˆ ๐›๐ž๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐š ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ ๐Œ๐š๐ง๐š๐ ๐ž๐ซ?”

“๐‡๐จ๐ฐ ๐๐จ ๐ˆ ๐›๐ž๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐š ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ ๐Œ๐š๐ง๐š๐ ๐ž๐ซ?”

"๐‡๐จ๐ฐ ๐๐จ ๐ˆ ๐›๐ž๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐š ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ ๐Œ๐š๐ง๐š๐ ๐ž๐ซ?" ๐ข๐ฌ ๐š ๐ช๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ฐ๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐ž๐ช๐ฎ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ž๐ง๐œ๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ข๐ง ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ง๐ž๐ญ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค. So, we thought we would offer a brief roadmap: ๐„๐๐ฎ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง: Begin with a degree in a numerical field like Economics, Mathematics, Accounting, Engineering, etc. This foundation...

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Buy-Side Hiring: Where do we see the most growth?

Buy-Side Hiring: Where do we see the most growth?

๐๐ฎ๐ฒ-๐’๐ข๐๐ž ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ ๐Œ๐š๐ง๐š๐ ๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐‘๐ž๐ฌ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก ๐‡๐ข๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ข๐ง ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‘ As someone deeply involved in the ever-shifting landscape of financial markets, I think it's important to share some of the trends we are currently seeing in front-office hiring, especially among Hedge Funds,...

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Hedge Funds: H1 2023 Trends

Hedge Funds: H1 2023 Trends

Overview: In the H1 2023, large Hedge Funds (especially the large Multi-Strat Platforms) maintained robust hiring activity, primarily focusing on portfolio managers, analysts, and quants across asset classes. This hiring spree is primarily due to impressive...

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