Even Hong Kong’s Homegrown Bankers Are Considering Moving Away
It’s no exodus, but growing number are quietly mulling options
‘They are fed up with the social instability’ recruiter says
A senior banker born in Hong Kong plans to try getting a U.S. green card, just in case the city’s social unrest worsens.
Two other executives in town are working with a recruiter in Shanghai to move there, betting its future may be brighter. And at the local outpost of one of Europe’s top investment banks, a dealmaker says lifelong Hong Kong residents in his group are weighing their options, looking at a variety of countries.