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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Alex joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Associate...

Alex Allen

Associate

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

Angela Beglaryan

Senior Associate

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

Arjing Kuo

Senior Associate

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

Bradley Garland

Managing Director, Head of Asia

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

Daniel Rosado

Vice President

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

Edward Nethersole

Vice President

Iona joined The Omerta Group in 2018 and is as...

Iona Anderson

Senior Associate

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

Jon Friedman

Managing Director

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

Lisa Sicsic

Associate

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

Michael Stover

Managing Director, Head of the Americas

Mike is Founder and Managing Partner of the firm and...

Mike Hindley

Founder, Head of Global Markets

Natalie joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as an Associate...

Natalie Lopez

Associate

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

Oscar Willett

Managing Director

Pierre is a Senior Associate, part of the Global Markets...

Pierre Guillonneau

Senior Associate

Raj is a Vice President in the Global Markets Practice...

Raj Borkhataria

Vice President

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

Shirley Ko

Associate

Alex Allen

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

Alex joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an Associate within the Global Markets team, covering both Fixed income and Foreign Exchange and is based in our London Office.

Alex joined after graduating from the University of Warwick with a BA (with Honours) in History.

Angela Beglaryan

Position: Senior Associate
Email: angela.beglaryan@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds
Location: New York

Angela joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior Associate based in New York, focused on US markets and asset management.
 
Prior to joining The Omerta Group, she worked in a global search firm, search boutiques and in corporate recruitment with several major global enterprises.
 
She graduated from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland with a Master’s Degree in Linguistics.

Arjing Kuo

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

AJ joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as a Senior Associate in Hong Kong, working across Global Markets practice 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.

Bradley Garland

Position: Managing Director, Head of Asia
Email: Bradley.Garland@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Digital Assets, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds
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, with a specific specialisation in Asset Backed Securitisation, Whole Business Securitisation, ABS Research and Real Estate Financing, CMBS and Subprime Lending.
 
Bradley read Equine Science at the University of the West of England.

Daniel Rosado

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

Edward Nethersole

Position: Vice President
Email: edward.nethersole@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: Hong Kong

Edward joined The Omerta Group Hong Kong office in 2020 as a Consultant 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, 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.

Iona Anderson

Position: Senior Associate
Email: Iona.Anderson@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: London

Iona joined The Omerta Group in 2018 and is as a Senior Associate within Global Markets, covering both Fixed income and Foreign Exchange and based in our London Office.
 
Iona joined as a graduate from The University of Kent, following the completion of a BA (hons) in History.

Jon Friedman

Position: Managing Director
Email: Jon.Friedman@omerta-group.com
Categories: Asset Management, Commodities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking & Private Markets, Systematic Markets
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.

Lisa Sicsic

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

Lisa joined The Omerta Group in 2021 as an 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.

Michael Stover

Position: Managing Director, 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
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.

Mike Hindley

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

Mike is Founder and Managing Partner 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.

Natalie Lopez

Position: Associate
Email: natalie.lopez@omerta-group.com
Categories: Commodities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: London

Natalie joined The Omerta Group in 2020 as an Associate within the Global Markets team, covering both Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange and is based in our London office.
 
Natalie joined after completing a joint Honours Degree in German and Comparative Literature at Queen Mary University of London in 2019.

Oscar Willett

Position: Managing Director
Email: oscar.willett@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
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.

Pierre Guillonneau

Position: Senior Associate
Email: Pierre.Guillonneau@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: New York

Pierre is a Senior Associate, part of the Global Markets Practice in New York focusing on Fixed Income, Macro & Emerging Markets.
 
Prior to joining The Omerta Group in 2018, Pierre was an Associate at a Boutique Financial Services Search firm based in New York. There, Pierre was responsible for conducting multiple cross-product mandates for the Americas region.
 
Pierre holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University.

Raj Borkhataria

Position: Vice President
Email: Raj.Borkhataria@omerta-group.com
Categories: Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange
Location: London

Raj is a Vice President in the Global Markets Practice focused on Fixed Income across sales, trading, and structuring. He has specific market knowledge and experience across EMEA Credit, Financing, Solutions & Structured Fixed Income. He partners with clients across EMEA and is based in our London office.
 
He initially joined The Omerta Group as a Senior Associate with a cross asset involvement across Credit, Interest Rates, and Foreign Exchange.
 
Previously he worked at large global executive search firm where he led research for the Investment Services Practice. In this role, Raj was responsible for the execution of searches for senior level mandates and market intelligence for global investment banks, global custodian banks and independent investment services firms.
 
Raj read Geography at Lancaster University.

Shirley Ko

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

Shirley is an Associate at The Omerta Group, based in Hong Kong, having joined in 2020. She works across Asset Management and Global Markets with focus on Fixed Income and Macro spaces 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.