McLagan specializes in compensation consulting services and benchmarking products expressly for financial services firms. In that capacity, our industry experts cover all the main areas of infrastructure and support, including:
- Information Technology
- Finance and Business Services
- Risk Management
- Human Resources
- Treasury and Asset Liability Management
- Legal and Compliance
- Communications and Marketing
- Corporate and General Services
- Administrative Support
- Investor Services
- Business Process Outsourcing
Our unique perspective, gained through analysis of competitive issues and current practices, enables us to help clients understand regional pay and productivity issues, optimize infrastructure size and structure, make informed decisions based on industry-wide data and implement industry best practices.
Specific areas of expertise include:
CompensationBest-in-class design and market pay practices for infrastructure functions or the support area as a whole.
Operations ProductivityAnalysis of costs, such as cost per trade and benchmarking of external fees for clearing and brokerage, and the market-wide analysis of the operational performance of brokers and fund managers.
Enterprise BenchmarkingComparison of the overall and functional cost of infrastructure against peers scaled to front office groups.
Investment Bank Support BenchmarkingAnalysis of aligned and allocated costs and headcount supporting the investment bank.
Custom ResearchOur specialists perform market research assignments for clients covering best practices, industry developments and customer satisfaction.