The Mother City not only rates favourably as a
holiday and events destination but turns out it is also
a choice destination for financial services graduates.
Global financial advisory firm deVere has revealed an
annual survey undertaken by the company that shows Cape
Town as one of the top five locations within its network
of over 70 offices, graduates from its International
Financial Services programme would prefer to begin their
careers in international financial services in.
Dubai is the number one destination of choice for those
Dubai came top of the list with 28% of graduates
surveyed. Barcelona came second (22%); Hong Kong third
(17%); in fourth place was New York (14%); and Cape Town
came in fifth (8%).
According to deVere statement, despite similar
characteristics, the top five cities of choice differ
greatly in regard to lifestyle, as well as the
"potential client expectations and the financial and
It says there are some shared traits, such as language,
as English is commonly spoken in all these locations.
"In addition, they are all stable both financially and
politically, and there are a large amount of