Correlate Search and The Laurus Group top ASIAMONEY’s Headhunters Poll 2012

Correlate Search and The Laurus Group have been respectively voted as the best overall contingent headhunting firm and best overall retained headhunting firm for Asia ex-Japan, in Asiamoney’s largest and most comprehensive Headhunters Poll yet.

  • 16 Feb 2012
Email a colleague
Request a PDF

Our latest poll reflects the rigorously audited views of 985 senior executives within Asia-Pacific’s financial services industry, all of who are responsible for hiring decisions and directly interacted with headhunters.

Lionrock International and Executive Access have been voted as the second and third best firms in the contingent category for Asia ex-Japan, while Executive Access and Wellesley Partners are voted as the second- and third-best overall companies for retained services.

CLIENT POLL - BEST OVERALL HEADHUNTING FIRMS (ASIA EX-JAPAN)

2012

CONTINGENT

2012

RETAINED

1

Correlate Search

1

The Laurus Group

2

Lionrock International

2

Executive Access

3

Executive Access

3

Wellesley Partners


In Japan, Talent2 tops the best overall contingent services category, while Heidrick & Struggles is the best-regarded business in the retained category.

Heidrick & Struggles also ranks second for contingent services, with Shahani Associates following in third. JAC International and Talent2 are voted second and third, respectively, for retained services in Japan. 

CLIENT POLL - BEST OVERALL HEADHUNTING FIRMS (JAPAN)

2012

CONTINGENT

2012

RETAINED

1

Talent2

1

Heidrick & Struggles

2

Heidrick & Struggles

2

JAC International

3

Shahani Associates

3

Talent2


In the best overall individual headhunter executive category for Asia ex-Japan Laikee Tang of The Laurus Group comes first, Russell Kopp of Correlate Search is second, and Christian Brun of Wellesley Partners ranks third.

Meanwhile Steven McCrindle of Hedrick & Struggles is voted the top executive in Japan, and James Graham of T2 Tokyo and Bruce Baker of Sheffield Haworth respectively follow. 

CLIENT POLL - BEST OVERALL HEADHUNTING EXECUTIVES

2012

ASIA EX-JAPAN

2012

JAPAN

1

Laikee Tang (The Laurus Group)

1

Steven McCrindle (Heidrick & Struggles)

2

Russell Kopp (Correlate Search)

2

James Graham (Talent2)

3

Christian Brun (Wellesley Partners)

3

Bruce Baker (Sheffield Haworth)


This year’s poll also introduced a Peer Poll, in which recruitment companies ranked their rivals. In this unique survey Heidrick & Struggles is considered the top firm in Asia ex-Japan, followed by Wellesley Partners and Global Sage. In Japan, Michael Page International takes the honours, with Heidricks & Struggles and Robert Walters being placed in second and third respectively.

Meanwhile recruitment executives have voted John Wright and May Koon of Global Sage to respectively be the best and second-best executives for Asia ex-Japan, while Christian Brun follows in third. In Japan, Nao Batangan of Michael Page International and Simon Spencer of Spencer Associates are tied at first place.

PEER POLL - BEST OVERALL HEADHUNTING FIRMS AND EXECUTIVES (ASIA EX-JAPAN)

2012

FIRM

2012

EXECUTIVE

1

Heidrick & Struggles

1

John Wright (Global Sage)

2

Wellesley Partners

2

May Koon (Global Sage)

3

Global Sage

3

Christian Brun (Wellesley Partners)


PEER POLL - BEST OVERALL HEADHUNTING FIRMS AND EXECUTIVES (JAPAN)

2012

FIRM

2012

EXECUTIVE

1

Michael Page International

1

Nao Batangan (Michael Page International)

2

Heidrick & Struggles

1

Simon Spencer (Spencer Associates)

3

Robert Walters



More detailed rankings will be available online in early March, at www.asiamoney.com.

To obtain a copy of the results and the magazine, please contact Gareth Fox, head of sales, on (852) 3416 6615 or gareth.fox@euromoneyasia.com. For further information regarding the poll, please contact Anthony Chan, head of research, on (852) 2912 8037 or at anthony.chan@asiamoney.com

  • 16 Feb 2012

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 37,598.23 170 9.46%
2 HSBC 34,028.88 217 8.57%
3 JPMorgan 26,223.43 127 6.60%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 24,311.57 151 6.12%
5 Deutsche Bank 21,898.85 77 5.51%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 11,343.89 36 17.74%
2 HSBC 7,749.23 19 12.12%
3 JPMorgan 6,116.80 30 9.57%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,950.19 7 9.31%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,165.66 17 6.51%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 14,691.58 46 11.05%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 13,765.00 47 10.35%
3 JPMorgan 11,619.88 47 8.74%
4 Deutsche Bank 11,156.18 26 8.39%
5 HSBC 9,244.84 41 6.95%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 4,103.45 23 14.66%
2 ING 2,532.09 20 9.04%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 2,151.31 8 7.68%
4 MUFG 1,818.52 8 6.50%
5 Credit Suisse 1,802.80 1 6.44%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 5,129.62 95 22.25%
2 HDFC Bank 2,824.94 59 12.25%
3 Trust Investment Advisors 2,595.43 82 11.26%
4 ICICI Bank 1,758.86 60 7.63%
5 AK Capital Services Ltd 1,501.06 69 6.51%