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A different approach

Routes to market for any product represent one of the most significant challenges every business faces. Understanding your product and positioning it in the optimum market segment is critical to success. We understand the market, are niche within each segment and have spent many years honing the specific routes to market. We know the people and businesses you need to know, globally. We offer our Capital Markets clients specialist recruitment advice across front, middle and back office to include Corporate and Investment Banking, Compliance and Risk, Advisory, Accounting, Finance and Tax, Legal, HR, IT and Procurement.


Capital Markets Executive Search

Headed by Tanya Thomas, at Capital Markets, we believe in offering clients and candidates the services of specialist recruitment consultants with deep industry knowledge and a passion for their jobs as recruitment consultants. We are proud to present the business we have built from grass-roots over the past 8 years. We are not restricted by geography and can present many testimonials of successful domestic and cross-border transactions with a range of banking, financial services, accounting, legal and advisory firms.


Corporate & Investment Banking

This division, headed by Domhnall Fahey, acts as the conduit to help the world’s leading Corporate and Investment Banks further develop their Front Office capabilities.

Typical roles include: MD’s and Head of Origination, Head of Corporate Banking and Financial Institution Departments, Country Relationship Managers, Senior Relationship Managers, Senior Business Developers, Head of Credit Team, Senior Credit Analysts, etc.

Our ability to leverage our global relationships coupled with our deep sectoral knowledge gives a unique perspective of the market. This in turn delivers exceptional results for both our clients and candidates alike.

The team work on both an international and domestic basis and have successfully filled assignments in London, Brussels, Paris, Dublin, Luxembourg, Milan, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Madrid, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.


Compliance and Risk

The Compliance and Risk division of Capital Markets is headed by Adrian Marples.

This division assists major financial institutions with the build out of these three key infrastructure functions, which in recent years have become naturally intertwined.

Roles include: Head of Compliance, MLRO, Head of Financial Crime, Chief Privacy Officer, Chief Risk Officer, Director/MD of Market Risk, Director/MD of Credit Risk, Divisional Head of Risk, Senior Risk Manager, General Counsel, Senior Legal Counsel, Legal Counsel, Senior Associate, Salaried Partner.

With our in depth understanding of the market, coupled with our “top of the house” relationships, we successfully find the best talent for our clients by acting as an extension of their business in the market.

We engage with our clients for senior level positions in each of the markets in which we operate, placing local candidates from our base in Dublin across London, Mainland Europe and North America.


Financial Advisory

Our Advisory business has seen rapid growth over the past two years with a huge surge in demand for Advisors and Project Managers across Financial Services and Practice. Financial modelers and Project Management skills are critical as business’ go through huge restructuring and change practices in their business.

Increasingly business see the need for Data to drive decision making and therefore Data Analytics and Financial Modelling and forecasting skills and in heavy demand. We place such skills across many Financial Services hubs especially Dublin.


Accounting, Finance and Tax

Tanya Thomas manages a specialist team of Consultant devoted to the Accountancy and Tax profession across the Professional services, Banking and Financial Services as well as Industry Sectors.

We focus at the mid to senior end of the market covering Financial and Management Accounting, Tax Accounting, Tax Management, Financial Analysis, Commercial Accounting and Project Accounting.

We are also widely recognized for our capability to place recently qualified accountants into industry and practice roles in Ireland, while also placing qualified accountants overseas. We have a proven track record with many leading practices in Ireland and the UK, placing candidates up to and including Director level.



Rowen runs our legal desk and services in-house and practice roles both in Ireland and internationally. Rowen is recognized in the market as someone who fully understands client requirements and goes above and beyond to ensure that the fit is right. In addition to Dublin, Rowen has had huge success in placing lawyers in London, Sydney and the Cayman Islands.

The types of roles he places includes Senior Legal Counsel into a Global Asset Manager, a Banking & Finance Solicitor into a top 10 Law Firm, Head of Legal into an International Management company & software company, Corporate Lawyer and Litigation Associate.


Wealth and Asset Management

Austin Garvey leads the Wealth and Asset Management desk. Capital Markets place enormous emphasis on finding candidates for clients that are appropriately matched and that the expectation of each stakeholder are met . Having worked in this ever changing business, we recognise the need for recruiters to fully understand Wealth and Asset Management as technological advances and regular changes to compliance, dictate the path of the industry.

Working to director level, Capital Markets are focussed on the placement of the following executive roles: Investment Directors, Wealth Managers, Private Client Advisors, Equity and Fixed Income Analysts, Investment Strategists, Portfolio Managers, Investment Consultants, Stockbrokers, Financial Planners and Pension Specialists.

Based in Dublin we have a strong track record of delivering Wealth and Asset Management roles on a global basis, particularly in Ireland and Western Europe.