Global Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange Practice.

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Global Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange Practice.

The Omerta Group’s Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange Practice is the original foundation upon which the firm was built, with a proven track record of partnering with a diverse range of clients.

The group offers global coverage with product specialists consulting from our offices across New York, London and Hong Kong.

Clients.

Global & Regional Investment Banks | Hedge Funds | Brokerages | Trading Platforms | Advisory Boutiques | Insurance Companies

Roles.

Investing | Portfolio Management | Trading | Sales | Structuring | Financing & Research

Sectors.

Credit | Interest Rates | Foreign Exchange – Developed & Emerging Markets

Regions.

North & Latin America | UK & Continental Europe | Middle East & Africa | Asia ex Japan.

Our Reach

Coverage.

Our Track Record

Recent Completed Assignments.

German Credit Sales.

US Investment Bank | Frankfurt

FX Hedge Fund Sales.

Asian Investment Bank | New York

EMEA Head of STIRT Trading.

European Investment Bank | London

Head of Distressed Debt Analysis.

US Investment Bank | London

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Chief Credit Officer.

Global Insurance Firm | London

Credit Trader.

Systematic Market Maker | Amsterdam

European Head of Credit Structuring.

European Investment Bank | London

Relative Value Trader.

Global Hedge Fund | London

Global Head of Interest Rate Trading.

Asian Investment Bank | Singapore

Head of Illiquid Credit/Hard Asset Trading.

Asian Investment Bank | London

Our People

Practice Team.

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Mike is Senior of the firm and personally responsible for...

Mike Hindley

Senior Partner, Head of Global Markets

Oscar is Co Head of the EMEA Liquid Markets Practice...

Oscar Willett

Senior Partner

Bradley leads The Omerta Group’s Asia Pacific business and is...

Bradley Garland

Senior Partner, Head of Asia

Michael is Head of Americas, leading The Omerta Group’s regional...

Michael Stover

Senior Partner, Head of the Americas

Jon, based in the New York office, is part of...

Jon Friedman

Senior Partner

Edward joined The Omerta Group Hong Kong office in 2020...

Edward Nethersole

Partner

Dan joined The Omerta Group in 2019 and leads the...

Daniel Rosado

Vice President

AJ joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior...

Arjing Kuo

Senior Associate

Lisa joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Senior...

Lisa Sicsic

Senior Associate

Shirley is an Associate at The Omerta Group, based in...

Shirley Ko

Associate

Alex joined The Omerta Group in 2021 within the Global...

Alex Allen

Senior Associate

Victoria joined The Omerta Group in 2023 as an Associate...

Victoria Noya-Vargas

Associate

Lenia joined The Omerta Group in 2023 working within the...

Lenia Kossifos

Senior Associate

Mike Hindley

Position: Senior Partner, Head of Global Markets
Email: Mike.Hindley@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, TOG, TOG Management
Location: London

Mike is Senior of the firm and personally responsible for the Capital Markets business at The Omerta Group.
 
He has been in Executive Search since 1999 and has both an extensive track record and client network across the investment bank, hedge fund, brokerage, family office and independent exchange sectors.
 
With oversight for Fixed Income, Equities, Foreign Exchange and Emerging Markets, he has an extensive placement track record across a wide variety of sectors including sales, trading, structuring, capital raising, research & analytics.
 
Prior to establishing The Omerta Group in 2002, Mike worked at two leading European Executive Search firms.
Mike read Geography at Northumbria.

Oscar Willett

Position: Senior Partner
Email: oscar.willett@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, TOG
Location: London

Oscar is Co Head of the EMEA Liquid Markets Practice based in London. This includes oversight of the public side business for sales, trading, structuring and research across credit, interest rates and FX. Their focus encompasses flow and structured products for both developed and growth markets.
 
Functionally Oscar focuses on covering European Cross Sales product and Interest Rate and FX Trading, working closely with the hedge fund team. Oscar has worked exclusively within the fixed income sector since 2009.
 
Historically, he has conducted a broad number of searches within the senior and mid-level European Financial Services sector.
 
Oscar joined The Omerta Group in 2009 having previously worked at two leading executive search firms as a generalist researcher with more of a focus on Fixed Income assignments.
 
Oscar read Economics & Economic History at York University.

Bradley Garland

Position: Senior Partner, Head of Asia
Email: Bradley.Garland@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Corporate Functions, Digital Assets, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, TOG
Location: Hong Kong

Bradley leads The Omerta Group’s Asia Pacific business and is a senior member of the Asset Management and Global Markets practices.
 
Bradley joined The Omerta Group in 2016 and has over 18 years’ of experience in executive search, across Europe and Asia. He has made senior level placements with both buy side and sell side across; sales and distribution, investment and research, trading, structuring, origination and financing.
 
Previously, he was a founding member of an Asian focused, boutique search firm specialised in Fixed Income, Currencies and Financing. Prior to moving to Hong Kong in 2008, Bradley worked in London for a prominent executive search firm leading the Structured Finance Practice.
 
Bradley read Equine Science at the University of the West of England.

Michael Stover

Position: Senior Partner, Head of the Americas
Email: Michael.Stover@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Corporate Functions, Digital Assets, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking & Private Markets, Systematic Markets, TOG
Location: New York

Michael is Head of Americas, leading The Omerta Group’s regional client relationships, strategic development and senior search mandates across Global Markets, Global Systematic Markets, Investment Banking and Asset Management, based in New York.
 
Michael has had significant global front-office recruiting experience, with his career spanning 20 years working at a strategic level as a talent acquisition leader in the U.S., EMEA and Asia markets. His coverage has included; Global Securities (Equities, Fixed Income & Research), Capital Markets, Investment Banking, Asset Management, International Banking, Transaction Banking, Wealth Management and Shared Services senior recruitment.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Michael was a Managing Director at a boutique executive search firm focused on the global financial services industry, where he was responsible for the origination of new business development and execution of searches across global markets and asset management.
 
Michael’s career has also included senior talent acquisition roles at Citadel, UBS, Credit Suisse, Standard Chartered Bank and Wachovia/Wells Fargo.

Jon Friedman

Position: Senior Partner
Email: Jon.Friedman@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Commodities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking & Private Markets, Systematic Markets, TOG
Location: New York

Jon, based in the New York office, is part of the firm’s Global Asset Management leadership team, focused on identifying, assessing and hiring senior talent across both, traditional and alternative asset managers. His core expertise stretches across senior leaders, portfolio managers, research analysts, sales & distribution, IR, quantitative professionals and risk managers.
 
Jon has established and managed relationships with buy side firms for over 20 years, including extensive experience with fundamental credit and equities; event-driven, special situations and distressed; emerging markets; structured corporate and mortgage credit; macro; and quantitative strategies. Jon has also run and executed numerous sell side searches, primarily in corresponding asset classes/markets.
 
In addition to establishing and building the asset management practice at two previous search firms he worked with, Jon has been part of the senior leadership teams, helping to set and execute firm and/or team strategy, including hiring, training and managing team members.
 
Prior to search Jon traded derivatives. He studied finance and Asia at the University of Pennsylvania.

Edward Nethersole

Position: Partner
Email: edward.nethersole@omerta-group.com
Categories: Commodities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, TOG
Location: Hong Kong

Edward joined The Omerta Group Hong Kong office in 2020 as a Partner focusing on mid to senior level Fixed Income Sales & Trading hires for Global Markets and Hedge Funds in APAC. Specialisms are FX and Rates Trading, Portfolio managers and Analysts, Macro Sales and Corporate Sales.
 
He started his search career in 2014 in London working across the buy and sell side before moving to Asia in 2018 to cover Fixed Income Sales for a Global Markets search firm.​​​​​​​
 
Edward read Sociology at the University of Leeds.

Daniel Rosado

Position: Vice President
Email: Daniel.Rosado@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking & Private Markets, TOG
Location: New York

Dan joined The Omerta Group in 2019 and leads the Research function, where he supports all firm practice teams for the U.S. operations. He also actively recruits for searches where additional resources are needed. Dan is based in New York.
 
Prior to joining The Omerta Group, Dan held senior Research positions with a number of global retained search firms, where he most recently served as the Head of Research for the Americas at a major global executive search firm.
 
Throughout his career, Dan has developed expertise around several areas within Financial Services including Fixed Income, Equities, Foreign Exchange, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Private Equity, Fin Tech, Cash Management/Transaction Banking, and Risk Management, among others. Beyond Financial Services, Dan also has a successful track record and extensive exposure to search assignments for clients in the Payments, Software, Networking, AI and Real Estate spaces.
 
Dan attended Pennsylvania State University for his undergraduate degree.

Arjing Kuo

Position: Senior Associate
Email: arjing.kuo@omerta-group.com
Categories: Commodities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Systematic Markets, TOG
Location: Hong Kong

AJ joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior Associate in Hong Kong, working across Global Markets, Hedge Funds and Systematic Markets focusing on Greater China Sales and Macro Trading space in Asia.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, AJ was a consultant at The Laurus Group executive search and started his career being a Senior Consultant at Selby Jennings search firm covering FX, Rates Sales and Trading practice for their Sales and Trading team.
 
AJ studied Business Communications and Management at Ohio University, USA.

Lisa Sicsic

Position: Senior Associate
Email: lisa.sicsic@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, TOG
Location: London

Lisa joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Senior Associate within the Global Markets team, covering both Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange and is based in our London office.

Prior to joining The Omerta Group Lisa was an Associate at an Expert Network search firm where she focused on Private Equity Clients across EMEA.

She holds a double Master’s Degree in International business Administration and Fashion, Luxury Management from Grenoble Ecole de Management.

Shirley Ko

Position: Associate
Email: shirley.ko@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, TOG
Location: Hong Kong

Shirley is an Associate at The Omerta Group, based in Hong Kong, having joined in 2020. She works across Asset Management, Private Markets and Global Markets with focus on Credit in Asia.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Shirley was with a Global executive search firm in Hong Kong, focusing on Fixed Income in Trading/Sales/Research/Structuring for both sell-side and buy-side.
 
Shirley read Psychology at the University of Minnesota.

Alex Allen

Position: Senior Associate
Email: alex.allen@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, TOG
Location: London

Alex joined The Omerta Group in 2021 within the Global Markets team, covering both Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange and is based in our London Office. As a Senior Associate, his focus includes IR & FX trading and sales mandates, working closely with the hedge fund team.
 
Alex joined after graduating from the University of Warwick with a BA (Hons) in History.

Victoria Noya-Vargas

Position: Associate
Email: victoria.noya-vargas@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: London
Victoria Noya-Vargas:

Victoria joined The Omerta Group in 2023 as an Associate within the Global Markets team, focusing on FX and Interest Rates.
 
Previously Victoria worked in procurement technology and NGOs.Victoria holds a BA in International Development from King’s College and an MSc in Sociology and Global Change from University of Edinburgh.

Lenia Kossifos

Position: Senior Associate
Email: lenia.kossifos@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Liquid Markets
Location: London

Lenia joined The Omerta Group in 2023 working within the Global Markets team. As a Senior Associate, she is currently covering Fixed Income with a focus on Credit mandates across the sell-side and buy-side, based in our London Office.
 
Prior to joining Omerta, Lenia spent two years working on mandates across Energy and Metal & Mining industries at a specialised commodity recruitment agency.