Metis Search

What Hunted Says

A Director who learnt his trade at one of the most highly respected search firms in the UK before being one of the highest performers in his next two companies. His entrepreneurial spirit lead to the creation of Metis Search. Metis, in Greek, means "wisdom", "skill", or "craft" and these are all key components of this Front Office Financial Services specialist which perfectly blends contingent work with search methodologies.

Key Info

Size< 10

Recruitment Sectors
Accountancy & FinanceBanking & FSTax & Treasury

🤗About Us🤗

Established in 2016, METIS Search is a financial recruitment company specialising in front office staff for investment banks and alternative investment funds. We’ve assisted in hiring the very best talent for some of the largest global companies through to small startups. METIS Search provides a bespoke service focused on speed and quality of search delivery, combined with deep industry specific knowledge, with consultants working across 5 core areas...

Matt Horton: Founder & Director - Investment Banking, Credit & Real Estate and proven £500k biller!

🏦Our Markets🏦

Investment Banking & Advisory: M&A / ECM DCM Leverage Finance Restructuring Corporate Broking Private Equity: Large Buyout European Mid-Market UK Mid-Market Turnaround Growth Equity Venture Capital Investor Relations Hedge Funds: L/S Equity Multi-Strategy Macro Event Driven Activist Investor Relations Credit: Distressed and Special Sits  Mezzanine Capital Direct Lending Strategic Credit Real Estate/NPL Performing Credit Real Asset Investment: Infrastructure Funds Real Estate Funds Asset Management Structured Finance Investor Relations

Looking forward to tucking in to the daily specials at Thomas House - the home of Metis from April...

📈Exciting Growth Plans📈

One of the fastest growing finance focused recruitment companies in the city. Ambitious expansion plans to become leaders in our sectors in London, before looking at international growth.

Adam Twydell: Principal - Investor Relations & Fundraising

Our favourite restaurant from our recent trip to Barcelona...

Sam Crowther: Principal - Privaty Equity & Infrastructure


Everyone's provided with a laptop, with Microdec as our CRM, LinkedIn Recruiter license as well as LinkedIn ads and eFinancial Careers.

Cameron Wood: Associate Consultant - Investor Relations & Capital Raising

Coworking, focus booths, meeting rooms, a library, roof terrace and a meditation room - what more could you want from your office?

“I enjoy working in a professional, collaborative and inspiring environment with like-minded individuals who want to bring the best out of each other”

Free access to Manor - the gym in our sparkly new office.

"The culture at Metis strikes a perfect balance between working hard and having fun."

🍺Enjoy a Drink On Us🥂

Friday afternoon we'll crack the beer fridge and enjoy a hard earned beer or 2.

🤝Client Ownership🤝

Client responsibility on our existing client base.

"Early client exposure and responsibility from the off. It's great being able to meet people in the area you cover and gain a solid understanding of the market."

Joe Hartland: Consultant - Private Equity & Infrastructure

Ieuan Handley: Consultant - Investment Banking & Investments


Candidates with salaries from £60,000 to £200,000. Our clients are some of the most prestigious financial institutions. We maintain high margins, so our fees are consistently high.

Alex Machon: Consultant - Private Equity & Infrastructure


We grew revenue last year by a whopping 53%. With aggressive targets in place for this coming year.


when out and about meeting clients and candidates we're suited and booted, but it's smart casual when in the office.

👩🏼‍🏫L&D and Personal Growth👨🏻‍🏫

You will be given market leading training and guidance on how to develop a top performing desk. You'll have opportunities to progress, be promoted quickly and develop a team.

Charlie Mee: Senior Consultant - Investment Banking

⚽️We're a Sporty Bunch🏉

With competitive swimmers, rugby and football players in our ranks, we also have a Monday night 5-a-side football team.


"One of the best features of Metis is that although everyone is extremely driven as individuals, they also understand the bigger picture."

Metis Search

Key Info

Industry Recruitment/Search
Headquarters London
Company Size < 10

Recruitment Sectors
Accountancy & Finance Banking & FS Tax & Treasury


  • Beer Fridge
  • Clear Progression Structure
  • Company Wide Trips
  • Dress Down
  • Friday Drinks
  • Great L&D
  • Visible Commission Structure
  • Sports Team
  • Recruiter Licence
  • £500k Biller
  • Gym Membership
  • Early Friday Finish

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