Banking & Financial Services

Close-up financial chart on digital LCD display. Stock photo.

Apex is committed to becoming the top executive search boutique serving the banking and financial services industry in Japan and the Asia region. Contrary to how over the last decade most of the search industry has evolved into a low-touch model that often inundates hiring managers with a high volume of database derived candidate introductions,  Apex specialists understand the various nuances with our select client businesses. Our team provides personalized search solutions and high-touch consulting through proven execution processes and exceptional market intelligence.

We deliver winning individuals, and in some instances complete teams, within specified time frames so as to enhance our client’s market reputation and balance sheet. We have a high closure rate on all search mandates executed to date. Our coverage continues to grow and is currently comprehensive of all Associate to C-class front office and finance positions based with sell and buy-side players in Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and most recently, London and New York.

Clients and candidates alike work with our team of passionate peak performers who deliver consistent results.

Areas of Coverage

Examples of the mandates we placed in the past year:

  • Equity Derivative Sales
  • Equity Research Sales/Sales Trader
  • Equity Derivative Trader
  • Equity Structurer
  • Equity Research
  • Yen Bond Sales
  • Foreign Bond Sales
  • FX Sales
  • Rates Swap Trader
  • FX Trader
  • Rates/FX Structurer
  • Non-flow Sales
  • Regional Sales
  • Credit Structurer

“This was my first time searching for a new job, as well as my first time switching from a Japanese company to a foreign company. I did not know what to expect at first but the Apex consultant I dealt with was very kind and helpful in answering my questions and accommodating my requests. I sincerely appreciate all of the support I received from Apex. I was able to find an ideal position earlier than I had expected, and am greatly satisfied with it. Apex supported me until the end and through the difficult moments in the process. I would definitely recommend Apex to any of my acquaintances who are looking for a new opportunity!”

– Analyst, American Investment Bank

Our Team

Natsuko Nomata

Team Manager

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