Our Expertise

Our key pillars

Fund Finance & Private Credit

We support leading investment banks, asset managers, and private equity funds to grow and enhance their Fund Finance, Private Credit and Alternative Asset teams. Our specialist teams have an excellent network and track record of hiring professionals with experience in NAV financing, GP/LP financing, capital call facilities, direct lending, and asset-based finance (ABF).

Typical roles we work on include:

Origination, Structuring, Coverage, Relationship Management, Advisory, Credit Analysis & Research, Investor Relations, Portfolio Management & Fund Accounting.

Structured Finance & CLOs

We work with the full spectrum of participants within the Structured Finance & CLO landscape, including banks, asset managers, hedge funds, credit rating agencies, vendors, law firms and securitization issuers. In addition, RCQ is the first and only headhunting firm to sponsor two of the global leading Structured Finance conferences - SFVegas and the Global ABS.

Typical roles we work on include:

Origination, Structuring, Syndicate, Credit Analysis & Research, Underwriting, Distribution, Sales, Strategists & Product Specialists, Portfolio Managers, Operations, Investor Relations, Fundraising and Quantitative / Financial Modelling.

Risk, Credit & Quant

We work with Banks, Asset Managers, Credit Rating Agencies, Consultancies, Non-Bank Financial Institutions. Financial Data Providers, Commodities Trading Firms, Fintech & blockchain companies.

Typical roles we work on include:

Credit Risk, Credit Analysis, Credit Research, Market Risk, Investment Risk, Operational Risk, Enterprise Risk, Stress Testing, Risk Modelling, Model Validation, Quantitative Research, Liquidity Risk, IT Risk,  Regulatory Risk & Compliance.

Sales, Marketing & Product Management

We partner with a wide range of financial data, SaaS and fintech companies providing services to the global financial markets. Our specialist teams regularly work with buy and sell-side institutions, financial data & solutions providers, credit rating agencies, and corporate trustee vendors.

Typical roles we work on include:

Sales / Business Development, Relationship & Account Managers, Solutions Consultants / Pre-Sales, Marketing Managers, Product Management / Specialist / Strategists and Investor Relations.

ESG / Sustainable Finance

We work with a range a ESG Consultancies, data providers and fintech companies, in addition to hiring ESG and Sustainable Finance specialists across our full range of clients including credit rating agencies, investment banks, asset managers and multinational corporates.

Typical roles we work on include:

Sales, Research, Analytical, Product, Portfolio Management and Marketing openings.

Restructuring & Valuations

Consisting of ex-industry professionals, our specialist team have a strong track record supporting management consultancies, banks, asset managers and service providers to expand and enhance their Restructuring & Turnaround teams on both the creditor and debtor sides. In addition, we closely support some of the leading providers of asset valuation & appraisal service providers to expand their teams across both the US & EMEA.

Typical roles we work on include:

Restructuring & Turnaround, Valuations professionals, Appraisers, Field Examiners, Dispositions, Deal Advisory, Strategy Consulting and M&A and Due Diligence Advisory.

Investment Banking & Private Equity

Our team has supported large global banks, middle and upper market private equity and venture capital funds to enhance their M&A and investment banking teams. In addition, we have supported several funds to build and scale their investor relations and fundraising groups across the US and EMEA.

Typical roles we work on include:

Investment Banking & Private Equity Analyst / Associate / Vice President / Director / Managing Director / Partner, Investor Relations & Fundraising, Asset Management, M&A Advisory, Equity Research.

Our services

We are a contingent headhunter, creating bespoke solutions based on your requirements to ensure that timeframes, quantity and quality are all adhered to. We work in partnership with you to ensure the solution created is achievable and is aligned with current market conditions.

We have a proven track record of matching candidates not proactively seeking a career move, with new opportunities, often in locations that they had previously not considered. Over 85% of our contacts work with us exclusively, which is a testament to the quality of service, technical understanding and market expertise that we have.

Our client portfolio includes

  • Asset Managers
  • Credit Rating Agencies
  • ESG Consultancies
  • Financial Data Providers
  • Financial Consultancies
  • Government Backed Financial Institutions
  • Hedge Funds
  • Investment Banks
  • Private Banks
  • Regulatory Bodies
  • Retail Banks
  • Trading Houses (Commodities and Financial)
  • Wholesale Banks
  • Law Firms
We are part of a Goldman Sachs backed growth accelerator programme

Our international reach

Working with us, as opposed to a local organisation, provides our clients with a wider pan-national and international reach; resulting in relevant and high calibre individuals being presented, usually within a shorter timeframe.

We specialise in actively headhunting individuals from both domestic and international markets, so search beyond the usual boundaries. We are unique in our ability to identify individuals on a global scale, who have the desire and ability to relocate.

21 countries, across four continents

We have successfully supported organisations with hiring in 21 countries, across four continents and have a particularly strong track record within Europe, the US, and Canada. Due to our extensive international reach we consistently receive referrals from this global network and have a reputation for unrivalled technical understanding and research, as well as exceptional customer service.

Our customers have worked with us for many years, recommend us to others, and seek to continually expand the services that we are able to support them with.

This is a true testament to the quality of service that we provide.