City analysts are made, not born.
We make them.
Frontline Analysts provides properly trained, cost-efficient analysts across risk
management, equity & bonds.
Add analysts to your own team with early-career consultant analysts who work only for you. Properly trained analysts, at a fraction of the cost of in-house analysts, liberate your team to do more value-added work.
You have the option to recruit your consultants into your team as they become part of your succession planning. Consultants can be from any country and be located offshore, in a nearby city in your country of operation or sit next to you in your HQ.
UK & global apprenticeships
Have us recruit and train your analysts, using the methods and trainers proven successful since 2005.
Frontline is proud to be an Approved Training Provider of apprenticeships under the UK government’s Apprenticeship Levy Scheme. We deliver Compliance/Risk – Level 6 specialist and Level 3 officer and also Investment/Commercial Banking (under development by UK government) – Level 7.
On a global basis, upgrade the quality of your offshore analysts. On-shore, we can run your London or NY graduate recruitment and three-month induction program to global standards. Alternatively, ramp up your near-shore centres in Birmingham, Berlin, Bordeaux or Baltimore.
Only we have City of London analysts to train & oversee your analysts
Only we have Veteran City and Wall St. analysts mentoring and training young analysts. Our trainers all have over 20 years of experience in their field in the City of London and on Wall Street
Cutting edge recruitment and training programs. We have developed unique intensive apprenticeship programs which produce proactive, thoughtful analysts for global capital markets
Proven across Risk Management and Credit, as well as Equity since 2005. Trusted long term partner to a blue-chip client list, including sole apprenticeship and augmentation analyst provider to top 5 global banks and asset managers.
Cost effective & flexible
70% cost efficiency for off-shore services
30% cost efficiency for near-shore services
Cost efficient juniors enable your senior analysts to do more, and don’t put their hands in your bonus pool
Consultant engagement; no entry or exit costs
On a day to day basis, clients speak directly to the analysts producing the views and reports that they commission. Analysts are proud to take individual ownership and never hide behind managers.
As an additional layer of communication, Frontline Analyts’ Client Engagement function is based in London and staffed by experienced European bankers and risk managers. Clients stay in regular conversation with use making sure that the engagement meets your needs on an on-going basis.
City trainers make City analysts
DARREN SHARMA, CEO
Darren founded Frontline Analysts in 2005 and is CEO. Previously he was a ranked fixed income credit analyst, focusing on European banks, and before that with the Bank of England as a regulator
ZAFAR CHOUDHARY, MD, RISK
Zafar has extensive experience of market and credit risk management gained over 25 years at prestigious investment banks, including RBS, Citigroup, Paribas Capital Markets, ABN Amro, Credit Suisse and Commerzbank
DANIEL DAVIES, MD, EQUITY
Dan Davies is an ranked equity analyst in the Banks and Diversified Financials sectors, with over 20 years in the stock market. He has held posts as a Director at Credit Suisse and Exane BNP Paribas, among other top-tier firms
DALJEET BASSI, MD, CLIENT ENGAGEMENT
Daljeet is the London MD responsible for the client journey, coordinating set-up and engagement development to ensure that clients get the best possible service. He has over 20 years’ experience as a senior manager at a major blue-chip UK corporate
SARAH BAYNES, MD, HEAD OF COACHING AND COMMUNICATION
Sarah is an internationally acclaimed consultant and coach, working with news anchors on a major City finance TV channel and the UK government. She has pioneered the application of European senior management coaching techniques for the early-career analyst based off-shore
DEREK JONES, MD, CREDIT
Derek, our lead US-based MD, has over 30 years of experience as a credit analyst in the US and Europe, and as a research director. His previous roles include senior analyst responsibilities at JP Morgan Asset management and Janus