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Options Group Announces the Release of Its 2017 Annual Buyside Report

December 13, 2017 — Options Group announces the release of its 2017|2018 Global Buyside Overview & Compensation Report. Buyside compensation benchmarking requires consideration of a large number of variables. For this reason, this 50‐page report features compensation ranges for firms that pay on a discretionary basis and also detailed portfolio manager compensation tables with examples of payout structures, costs incurred and bonus deferral levels. Other features in this report unique to Options Group include:

• Entry‐level quantitative analyst packages by degree completed
• Comparative compensation tables for investment and distribution professionals at hedge funds, private equity firms and long only funds
• Accepted and rejected job offer examples
• Key people moves
• Summaries of hiring activity in 2017 and expected human capital changes in 2018

As an executive search and consulting firm, Options Group is uniquely positioned to provide research that combines real‐time hiring trends with historical and current compensation data. Our reports provide concise, straightforward information and forecasts to help clients make informed decisions and implement strategic plans with confidence. Clients who elect to purchase the report receive access to Options Group’s compensation consulting team to provide additional benchmarks or supplement other figures. For more information, contact your Options Group consultant or Jessica Lee, head of compensation analytics.

Jessica Lee
Executive Director

Founded in 1992, Options Group is a leading global executive search and strategic consulting firm for the financial services industry. Since 2000, we have maintained a local presence on five continents and have placed thousands of mid‐ to senior‐level professionals in all areas of the financial services industry at a range of institutions. With over 190 consultants and market intelligence professionals worldwide, Options Group has a thorough knowledge of key competencies in the financial industry and is at the cutting edge of global hiring services and compensation trends for securities, investment banking, hedge funds, asset management, and information technology.


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