Credit Suisse (Europe)
VAULT RANKINGS 2013
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“Solid global name, good capabilities”
“Strong global franchise, especially in capital markets and private banking”
“Recent regulatory fines in the UK”
NEWS AND UPDATES
“Strong management and coworkers”
“Great culture: positive, team-oriented working environment”
“Opportunities to learn, develop career, and take on increased responsibility”
“Occasional long hours”
“Current economic climate, which has reduced workforce”
ABOUT THIS COMPANY:
Credit Suisse Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, operating in more than 50 countries and employing more than 48,000 people. Its three primary business divisions are investment banking, private banking, and asset management. Credit Suisse’s investment banking business encompasses equities, fixed income, prime services, the advisory services, and research. The advisory services department delivers a full range of corporate finance solutions, including M&A, leverage finance, equity and debt financings, IPOs, and financial restructuring. Credit Suisse’s history dates back to 1856; nearly a century later, as World War II raged in Europe, the bank opened its first international branch (outside of Switzerland) in New York City in 1942. In 1978, the bank began a partnership with The First Boston Corporation in the U.S., acquiring a controlling stake in the firm 10 years later (after which the bank was renamed Credit Suisse First Boston). In 2006, Credit Suisse Group rebranded to create an “integrated bank,” and its investment bank dropped the First Boston affiliation and became known as simply Credit Suisse. Unlike many of its competitors, Credit Suisse managed to stay out of (negative) headlines during the worldwide credit crisis and did not need to rely on government funding to stay afloat. In fact, the firm emerged as one of the handful of big banks relatively unscathed by the crisis and, in 2010, was named the "Best Global Bank" by Euromoney magazine. Come 2011, like many of its competitors, it was also forced to reduce headcount in the face of souring markets worldwide. Today, the firm’s European operations are based in London and Zurich; the firm has additional European offices in Amsterdam, Dubai, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Kiev, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Paris, and Wrcolaw. Credit Suisse is led by CEO Brady Dougan; its investment bank is overseen by Eric Varvel.
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Credit Suisse Group AG (Europe) HIGHLIGHTS
Since our founding in Zurich, Switzerland in 1856, Credit Suisse has continuously set new standards in service and advice, grown its expertise, and created intelligent solutions in response to changing client needs. We are a leading provider of financial services across the globe, with a proven business model and a commitment to hiring the best talent and training them to be future leaders of our firm.
YOUR CAREER AT Credit Suisse Group AG (Europe)
Why should I work at Credit Suisse?
Because you have strong critical thinking, problem-solving and team-building skills.Because you are a leader and an achiever who wants to realize your potential.And because you want to work at a firm with high ethical standards in a collaborative, entrepreneurial culture.
Credit Suisse is a forward-thinking financial services firm serving clients around the globe, and we are one of the most respected banks in the world. We are a leading player in many key markets and are recognized by industry publications for our continued excellence.
Q&A WITH Credit Suisse Group AG (Europe)
Which businesses offer internships and full-time roles?
Credit Suisse offers roles in Private Banking, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Information Technology, Operations and Shared Services, including Finance and Risk Management. Not all regions offer the same internship or full-time opportunities, so please check the website of the region in which you are interested to learn more.