April 27, 2010 – U.K.-based executive search firm Kinsey Allen International has formed a strategic partnership with Jon Michel Executive Search (JMES), an Australian-based search and selection firm. The joint venture will allow both firms to exchange market intelligence and trend analysis and will broaden each other’s global capabilities. Jon Michel Executive Search was formed in 1997 to provide search and selection services to the banking and financial, professional services and corporate sectors. Headquartered in Sydney, with an office in Melbourne, JMES has successfully completed mandates across Australia and the Asian region as well as London, New York and the UAE. Kinsey Allen International provides executive search services across the financial and professional services market with a particular emphasis on corporate finance, infrastructure & structured finance, asset management, alternative investments, equities, fixed income, energy & commodities, risk, compliance, legal, insurance, pensions, and tax. The firm has offices in New York, Hong Kong, Munich, Paris, London, Brighton, Zurich and Doha.