Monthly Archives: April 2013

HornbyChapman expand Far East offering with new Hong Kong Office

London April 30th HornbyChapman Limited, the specialist senior asset servicing search firm, has announced its continued expansion in Asia with the formal opening of a Hong Kong office. The firm's Head of APAC, Liz Cleary, said "We have chosen to open in Hong Kong in response to client and candidate demand and as ongoing evidence of our commitment to the region and to our valued clients. Whilst this is a new location for us, we will continue to focus on senior level asset servicing appointments for both the buy and sell side. The office will facilitate even closer links with the major [...]

2013-04-30T20:24:13+00:00April 30th, 2013|Comments Off on HornbyChapman expand Far East offering with new Hong Kong Office

It’s good to talk

One theme, which you may have noticed runs through this column on a regular basis, is that of the 'new normal', ie, the brave and ever-changing world that we find ourselves in but many people have trouble adapting to. However, one constant is the always-popular conference circuit that runs pretty much all year round and allows for information to be shared, old friends to be caught up with and new friends to be made. The serious asset servicing conference addict can get his or her fix in almost any major country with gatherings of every size, from the highly informal, biannual Williams [...]

2013-04-25T20:11:44+00:00April 25th, 2013|Comments Off on It’s good to talk

Swift Business Forum London 2013, 30 April, The Brewery, London

The SWIFT Business Forum London 2013, taking place at The Brewery in the City of London on 30 April, is just a week away. Places at the event are limited, so please remember to register today for this leading financial services conference - FREE to practitioners. Returning for its third year, the SWIFT Business Forum London will bring together 700-plus financial services professionals to explore the key challenges and opportunities facing our industry today. Registration will close in the next few days, so go to NOW to secure your place. Impressive senior industry expert speakers In addition to the high-profile speakers [...]

2013-04-23T12:16:59+00:00April 23rd, 2013|Comments Off on Swift Business Forum London 2013, 30 April, The Brewery, London

The power of positive thinking

Two recent, and very different events, but both with a similar underlying theme, form the basis of my thoughts for my column in this issue; a recent trip to the US and the death of Margaret Thatcher. While in the US—and watch this space for some exciting HornbyChapman developments there later this year—I was struck by the prevailing feeling of positivity in the air; from the news broadcasts and other media formats to the people I spoke with, there is a collective sense that a corner has been turned economically, and while good times might not be on the immediate horizon, the [...]

2013-04-10T13:25:49+00:00April 10th, 2013|Comments Off on The power of positive thinking