List of new Financial Services Firms in London

If you're looking for a job in financial services, and are struggling to get into a big bank, or if you're already working for a big bank and would prefer to work for a hedge fund, private equity fund or fund management boutique, this list is for you. There's no guarantee that they're all hiring, but their newness suggests that at least some of them might have need of extra staff.

Please note that 'How big is it?' refers to the size of a company's operations in London, not its operations globally.

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Affiliated Managers Group

What is it? US-based Asset Management company and fund of funds with investments in equity-focused boutiques.

How big is it? Large, around 1,600 employees globally.

Agave Partners

What is it? corporate finance and asset management firm specialised in the clean water and new energy sectors.

How big is it? Tiny.

Aksia Europe

What is it? US-based hedge fund research and advisory firm.

How big is it? Tiny.

Alpstar Capital

What is it? Swiss-based hedge fund.

How big is it? Tiny.

Asperatus Capital

What is it? UK-based hedge fund.

How big is it? Tiny.

Carousel Finance

What is it? Swiss-based asset management firm.

How big is it? Tiny.

China International Capital Corporation

What is it? Large Chinese investment bank

How big is it? Tiny.

CD&R

What is it? UK office of Clayton Dubilier & Rice, a large US private equity fund.

How big is it? Tiny.

Corsair Capital

What is it? US private equity fund focused on the financial services industry.

How big is it? Tiny.

Dodge & Cox Worldwide Investments

What is it? San Francisco-based fund manager with new London subsidiary.

How big is it? Tiny.

Doran Capital Partners

What is it? Korean real estate fund.

How big is it? Tiny.

Echelon Capital Partners

What is it? Property management and investment company.

How big is it? Tiny.

Encore Ventures

What is it? Fund of private equity funds.

How big is it? Tiny.

Farema Capital

What is it? Hedge fund run by industry veteran Emanuele Antonaci.

How big is it? Tiny.

Frog Capital

What is it? Venture Capital house.

How big is it? Tiny.

Gemini Investment Management

What is it? Fund manager set up by former Close Brother MD. Distributes third party funds, plans to launch own funds.

How big is it? Tiny.

Granular Investments

What is it? Structured credit advisor.

How big is it? Tiny.

Guggenheim Investment Advisors

What is it? US-based wealth manager

How big is it? Tiny.

Ipex Capital management

What is it? UK-based venture capital fund.

How big is it? Tiny.

Kenmar Global Investment Management

What is it? US-based fund manager and hedge fund manager

How big is it? Tiny.

LD Capital

What is it? US-based fund manager manager

How big is it? Tiny.

LMR Partners

What is it? Asset manager.

How big is it? Tiny.

MSD Capital Europe

What is it? Investment firm managing the investments of Michael Dell.

How big is it? Tiny.

NewState Partners

What is it? UK-based corporate finance boutique.

How big is it? Tiny.

Oakley Capital Management

What is it? UK-based private equity fund.

How big is it? Tiny.

Orchard Global Asset Management

What is it? Singapore-based hedge fund set up by Paul Horvath, Merrill's former global head of synthetic credit origination, structuring and distribution.

How big is it? Tiny.

Qatalyst Partners

What is it? London-office of former Credit Suisse technology bank Frank Quattrone's technology investment banking boutique.

How big is it? Tiny.

Ragnar Capital

What is it? corporate finance boutique focused on the resources sector.

How big is it? Tiny.

Serone Capital Management

What is it? European multi-strategy hedge fund.

How big is it? Tiny.

Signia Wealth

What is it? Multi-client family office.

How big is it? Tiny.

Stark Investments

What is it? US-based hedge fund manager.

How big is it? Tiny.

Sunningdale Capital

What is it? London-based hedge fund.

How big is it? Tiny.

Townsend Group Europe

What is it? European office of US-based real estate investor.

How big is it? Tiny.

Touchstone Capital

What is it? New Zealand-based distressed debt hedge fund.

How big is it? Tiny.

Trilogy Global Advisors

What is it? European multi-strategy hedge fund.

How big is it? Tiny.

TJ Markets

What is it? US-based asset manager.

How big is it? Small.

Upside Wealth Management

What is it? The London office of a Swiss-based wealth management firm.

How big is it? Tiny.

Vision Investment Management Europe

What is it? The London office of a Hong Kong-based hedge fund.

How big is it? Tiny – the company as a whole employs around 30 people.

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