Carisbrook Partners is a financial services search and advisory firm focused on the acquisition of talent for Investment Banking, Hedge Fund, Asset Management, Global Custody and Commodity Trading clients.

Founded by three Partners in 2010, the firm is based in London and operates with a global remit across its core disciplines. Our solutions are focused on delivering the highest calibre talent and research to our clients, based upon decades of experience and established networks. We invest significant time and resource to ensure possession of accurate, detailed, proprietary market intelligence, and to know on a personal level all relevant individuals within our practice areas. We focus on building long-term relationships based upon our additive expertise, delivery, efficiency and discretion.

Our primary objective is to ensure that our clients can successfully expand their businesses and maintain a competitive advantage as a direct result of the high quality solutions we provide.


We provide our clients with a bespoke range of services including retained and contingent search, competitor analysis, market mapping, perception studies and compensation reports.

Fixed Income

Our Fixed Income business incorporates Debt Capital Markets, Syndication, Emerging Market Trading and Structuring and Emerging Market Sales. Our client base comprises a number of sell side firms who we partner with globally.


Debt Capital Markets – Our Debt Capital Markets practice delivers staffing talent into Financial Institutions, Corporates, SSA, Hybrid Structuring and CEEMEA DCM teams. It also encapsulates the wider domain across both bond and loan DCM origination. We execute mandates in EMEA, LATAM and APAC for investment banking and hedge fund clients. We also offer services for Coverage, M&A and Corporate Finance professionals.

Syndicate – Our Fixed Income Syndicate practice places origination and pricing professionals across all asset classes, including bonds, loans, EM. We place Associates through to senior Managing Directors into investment banking clients globally.

Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets Trading - Our Emerging Market trading practice covers all debt related dealing within both the flow and structured arena, Local Market Interest Rates and Foreign Exchange. The team execute mandates in Singapore, Hong Kong, London, New York and Sao Paolo to ensure all three time zones are fully researched and understood. From the most junior material risk takers to global heads of product we offer a thoroughly detailed service with relationships stretching for decades.

Emerging Markets Structuring - Our Emerging Market structuring practice covers all cross asset Emerging Market structuring profiles. From some of the most complex financing and funding solutions with embedded derivatives, to stand alone derivative trades and special situations work, both the asset-side flow business and the liability side hedging business are covered. Again, this is a global practise where consultants travel regularly to meet clients and candidates in LATAM, EMEA and APAC in order to execute searches.

Emerging Markets Sales - Our Emerging Markets Sales business operates primarily within Emerging Market Fixed Income, Credit and FX Sales to Institutional Investors. It also includes the wider Local Markets sales businesses across CEEMEA, LATAM and Asia executing mandates globally for Sell Side clients.

Quantitative Strategies

Our Quantitative Strategies practice is closely partnered with a number of investment banks, multi-strategy and quantitative hedge funds, asset managers, proprietary trading houses and seeding platforms across North America, Europe and APAC regions.

We have a proven track record of delivery, possessing longstanding networks across multiple disciplines within the Quantitative Strategies universe.

Buy Side – We focus on the delivery of portfolio managers, traders, strategists and researchers within the systematic investment and model-driven trading market. We cover the full spectrum of mid to long term strategies across assets and themes, including equity L/S and market neutral, macro, managed futures, fixed income RV, volatility and smart beta/risk premia. We also work on trading and quant research projects within the proprietary HFT and electronic market making space.

Sell Side – Our sell-side practice executes mandates from Associate to Managing Director level across all front office Quantitative disciplines within both FICC and Equity divisions. This includes, but is not limited to, derivative desk quantitative analytics, quantitative development, systematic research and index strategies, algorithmic trading and execution, and automated market making.

Postgraduate – We offer a post-graduate search and selection service for clients seeking entry-level candidates from academia or outside of financial services.

Prime Services

Our Prime Services and Delta 1 practice partners with buy and sell side institutions on a global basis.

Our Prime Services and Delta One practice works alongside investment banks and other providers with long-standing cash and / or synthetic prime businesses, as well as newer entrants to the PB market.

We cover all areas of Prime Brokerage (Equity, FX and Fixed Income), Equity Finance, Delta One, OTC and Listed Derivatives globally. We have a proven track record placing global, regional and desk heads as well as individual contributors.

From a functional standpoint within Cash Prime Brokerage we execute mandates across sales / origination, capital introduction, product development, on-boarding / integration, consulting, risk management and COO / business management.

We also focus on trading and sales across all areas of Equity Finance (Stock Loan, Swaps, Financing, Liquidity Management) and Delta One (Synthetic Equities, Index / Sector / Custom Baskets, ETFs).

Finally we cover execution, sales and client solutions across F&O and OTC Clearing.

Global Custody and Asset Services

Our Global Custody and Asset Services practice partners with global banks, trust banks, management consultancies and fund administrators on a worldwide basis.

We have an outstanding track record of delivery and have completed assignments across the following product lines: Global Custody, Sub-Custody, Fund Services, Corporate Trust, Trustee & Fiduciary Services, Payments and Cash Management.

From a functional perspective we place global, regional and country heads as well as individual contributors across the following areas: Sales & Business Development, Relationship Management, Account Management, Product Management, Product Development & Solutions, Transaction Management, Fund Accounting and Operational Delivery.


Our Commodities business is focussed on identifying high calibre talent globally, concentrating on senior management and commercial/trading functions. Our clients range from physical producers and processors to asset heavy commodity traders, proprietary trading houses, hedge funds, asset managers and investment banks.

We have a track record of partnering with our clients to provide individual and team hires, diversifying market build-outs, as well as strategic advisory services.

Our sector coverage includes:

Agricultural & Soft Commodities: Grains, Oilseeds, Coffee, Sugar, Cotton and Cocoa

Energy: Gas & Power

Liquid Products: Crude, Products, LNG, Wet Freight

Metals & Dry Bulk: Base & Precious Metals, Coal, Freight


Carisbrook Partners LLP
The Shard, Level 24,
32 London Bridge Street,

Tel: +44 (0)207 183 9607
Email: enquiries@carisbrookpartners.com

Carisbrook Partners LLP is registered in England and Wales; company number OC351842 and VAT number
992 899 335.

Carisbrook Partners is proud to sponsor The Mutende Project Children’s Village and School