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Newedge Reviews

Updated Nov 11, 2019

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2.5
32%
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26%
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Newedge Group CEO David Escoffier
David Escoffier
19 Ratings
Pros
  • "Ability to implement change quickly, good people(in 12 reviews)

  • "Great place for entrepreneur spirit(in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Lack of control on change process, definite advantage being French(in 22 reviews)

  • "Senior management is very hard pressed to make a cohesive decision(in 11 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Dying busines model -- very difficult for career mobility, management is not interested in sufficiently training staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Newedge full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    One of the largest FCM in the world. Owned by a global bank ( soc gen) gives you access to global financial products.

    Cons

    Alot of politics in this organization --- unfortunatly alot of dead weight old guard that keep there high paying jobs due to their 'chumines' with upper management--

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    Newedge2015-03-04
  2. "Brokerage"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Newedge full-time

    Pros

    Good environment , culture and management

    Cons

    Role outsourced to vendor in India

    Newedge2019-11-12
  3. "Appalling"

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    Former Employee - Trade Support in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Newedge full-time

    Pros

    Location and you get a salary

    Cons

    Management are shocking, they bully and intimidate non stop . Systems are 20 years behind . Promotion is unheard of . Avoid like the plague.

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    Newedge2019-09-20
  4. "Work hard play hard"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Newedge full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A lot to learn and a lot of fun

    Cons

    Very long hours and high pressure

    Newedge2019-05-24
  5. "fine place - but changed by being part of SG"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in London, England

    I worked at Newedge full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    pay ok ish, bonuses good if you get one . lots of high quality clients

    Cons

    big decisions all made in Paris, not very good training

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    Newedge2018-11-29
  6. "Chaotic but could be fun"

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    Former Employee - Senior Director in Singapore
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Newedge full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Ability to implement change quickly, good people

    Cons

    Lack of control on change process, definite advantage being French

    Newedge2018-08-13
  7. "Architect 3"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Newedge full-time

    Pros

    Excellent learning place. Diverse culture.

    Cons

    It is kinda Pro French

    Newedge2018-08-07
  8. "Desk Broker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Newedge full-time

    Pros

    Newedge had a large world wide trading desk, Newedge was a member of practically all exchanges

    Cons

    Due to the size of the company individual costs where extremely high reducing considerably the brokers cut at the end of the day

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    Newedge2018-02-10
  9. "good working environment"

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    I have been working at Newedge

    Pros

    Good working environments and benefits

    Cons

    Work some over time and overnight to make up for time

    Newedge2017-12-03
  10. "Firefighting"

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    Former Employee - Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Newedge full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Newedge grew through the merger of many FCMs. A lot of inefficiencies which allowed a lot of opportunities to make a difference and add value.

    Cons

    A lot of inefficiencies and lack of procedure sometimes made projects a lot harder than necessary to complete

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    Newedge2017-05-30

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