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Asset Management

Cobalt Recruitment's Asset Management team operates at all levels across the asset, fund, wealth and hedge fund industries on an international basis, with a particular focus on the Middle East where our specialist consultants have developed extremely strong relationships with the region’s leading sovereign wealth funds and private investment groups.

We are also active in Europe and Asia where our teams work with some of the largest and best regarded asset management businesses. Our reach is global and our focus is not only on front office positions but also on the key specialist middle office and corporate governance functions.

The seniority of our focus and the very international nature of the asset management space typically means that Cobalt operates on an executive search basis within it. However, in keeping with the flexible nature of our business, we tailor the solutions that we provide to suit each specific requirement.

As a result our track record in impressive at all levels and includes a multitude of CEO and CIO placements in addition to entire team moves and more straightforward mid-level specialist hires. We don’t just find candidates, we also help our clients develop their recruitment plans to ensure that these are achievable in what is a highly competitive global marketplace.

Our areas of expertise cover:

  • CEO, CIO, CFO and COO appointments
  • Equity and fixed income portfolio management and research
  • Hedge fund portfolio management and research
  • Special situations and distressed debt investment
  • Fund selection and strategy specialists
  • Sales, private placements capital raising
  • Risk, compliance and audit

Whether you are an organisation looking to acquire the very best talent in the above areas, or an individual looking to make the next step in your career, Cobalt will assess your needs and act in an effective, professional and efficient manner to meet them.


Our global clients

  • ACO
  • Akelius
  • Berkeley
  • BNP
  • Capital Real Estate
  • CBRE
  • Cording
  • Cuesko
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • The Crown Estate
  • DBK
  • Deutsche Annington
  • Footasylum
  • Gazeley
  • Generali
  • Grainger
  • Great Portland Estates
  • Grosvenor
  • Hammerson
  • Knight Frank
  • Lands Improvement
  • Newship
  • Optic
  • Peel Outlets
  • Savills
  • William Hill