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BlackRock Corporate Strategy & DevelopmentGeneral thoughts about this position at BlackRock? Thinking about applying to this role for SA 2015 and it seems like a sweet role. It seems like a global strategy and business development role. Is it FO? As good as FO? Is it usually seen as a prestigious role? Would business school be feasible with...
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How to Prepare for AM SA InternshipI'm starting at a Asset Management in research. Other than reviewing modeling and reading the news, how should I prepare? Thanks for the advice! ...
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Auditor at Big4 or MO Asset Management?I need some urgent adviceI have 2 offers, one for a Graduate program in Auditing at KPMG (I applied for Corp Finance but they ran out of places and offered me Audit) and other as GPAS analyst at BlackRock. I am more inclined towards more finance analytics role, probably client facing, and I am not s...
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CFA/CFP roles + PWM questionHey guys, I've worked ~4 years in equity reserach (have CFA) and have recently switched to PWM and am planning on taking the CFP. i enjoyed research but did not like having my comp tied to stock calls longer term. My new role isn't up to par with I thought (more account services) and I am looking fo...
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Prepping for Investment Management interview - BB, PE GroupHi, I have an interview for a one-off BB investment management internship this summer. The group focuses on private equity. How would I prep for something like this? Particularly private investment opportunities pitches? Is the investment thesis going to be similar to one for a public company? I'm a...
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Reasons to Switch from IB to HF/AMHi all, I wanted to create a thread, (apologies if one exists already, in that case happy if you point me towards it) on people's experience with making the switch from IB to HF/AM. I have some of my own views as to why a possible switch would make sense, but wanted to see if I am in-line/totally of...
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Anyone? What is global wealth management?I heard global and private wealth management but what is the difference? Thank you in advance. ...
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How to choose the right Internal Wholesaler for Career Growth?Hello, I've worked in financial services for almost 8 years in various sales support and relationship management roles. I'm looking to take the leap into direct sales and get away from salary. (I'm looking to replace about 80k in income). At this point, I have interviewed with several funds families...
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What does a Distribution Sales Intern do?I recently got a summer internship at a bulge bracket as a Distribution Sales Intern in Asset Management. I was just wondering what I would do on a day-to-day basis? I just hope its not too much of client servicing in terms of on boarding details and doing stuff on the CRM, because I want to do mark...
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Do most AM firms give you a laptop (internship or otherwise)?I have an internship in AM this summer, and was wondering if I need to purchase a laptop for use outside the office or if I'll be provide one. I have a mac, but I like PCs for excel purposes obviously. Any insight is much appreciated! ...
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Risk Positions in IMHello all, Long time creeper, first time poster. I'm currently a junior at a semi-target with a relatively average to above average GPA (think 3.5ish) looking over a few summer internship opportunities and finishing up some final round interviews. I currently have two super days coming in the Risk d...
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Fiduciary Capital ManagementDoes anybody have any insight on this firm? I'm applying for an internship but the website looks a little sketchy and I haven't seen too many mentions of it on this. Here's the link to their site:http://www.fcmstablevalue.com/about.htm ...
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Private Banking for junior roleHi, can anyone explain me the main task of a entry level role in a top private banking as JPM GS CS UBS. in some of these, a analyst must bring capital? How much the part of sale and the part of research in a junior role, Thank you ...
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Difference between private and global wealth management??What is the difference? Which is better? I'm assuming global. Thanks in advance!! ...
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SSGA Internship InterviewsHey all, Anyone here who has interviewed with SSGA for internship/full time roles? I am trying to get a sense of the interview format, but couldn't find much elsewhere. Thanks! ...
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As a buy side research associate/analyst in China/HK, do I ever have any exit opportunities back in the U.S.?I'll be starting as a junior on the research team of a large U.S. AM firm based in China. I'll be working both on companies listed in China, and also Chinese companies listed abroad - mainly in HK and the U.S. Will I ever have the chance to transition back to the states also in an AM/HF research rol...
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St James Place Wealth Management?Hi guys, just curious if anyone here has heard of SJP? They sound more like a fund of funds though. Just wondering what the exit opps etc are from joining a big wealth manager like these guys? ...
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BlackRock Interview (FMA)Hey, Has anyone interviewed for the FMA group with BlackRock? I am wondering what the first round interview is like for the financial markets advisory analyst position and what's the best way to prepare? Thanks a lot. ...
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Institutional vs. Private Wealth Does anyone have any thoughts on which might be more popular (read: "more lucrative")? I used to work as an equity analyst for a $24B mutual fund company. Like many other funds, we were a small fund compared to the $24B and our fund was subsequently closed. I was somewhat forced into the private ...
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Entry into AM/Equity Research - With an Engineering Ph.DI am a Researcher working in the field of Computational Sciences in academia. I have a Ph.D in Engineering. 36 yrs old with family and salary around hundred grand. Recently, I have become highly fascinated with financial markets and I am purely attracted to AM/EQUITY RESEARCH part of the finance and...
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BlackRock Client Businesses Summer AnalystHi all, I recently accepted a summer analyst position within BlackRock's Client Businesses division. I have yet to be placed into a specific group, and would like to hear more about the different groups, business management, product management, and relationship management. Does anyone have experien...
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BlackRock 2015 Analyst SalariesDoes anyone have insight on what first year Investment/Advisory Analyst make at BlackRock this year? I know most BB IB's rose their salaries to 85K. I got an offer in BB AM division and it was prorated at 85K, too, but went with BLK because it was a better group. Did BLK have a similar rise in 1st...
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Recommended Resume for fixed incomeHi guys, I am from Brazil and would like to work in US with Fixed Income. As I am in the 3rd year of college (major in finance/economics), I am asking for advices for get a good resume in the next year to get a interview. Nowdays, on my CV, I had a intership at a investiment boutique in Philadelphia...
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Insurance Company Investment DivisionWanted to start a new thread on investment management arms of insurance companies since posts on the topic are scarce. I'm sure some of you work at such shops and could share your experiences and perhaps insights on career progression, compensation, interviewing, whatever comes to mind..... About m...
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Starting a PWM FirmHello all, I wanted to pick your brain on this. So I am currently in IBD but want to do something entrepreneurial while still sticking to my finance roots. I was considering starting a pwm firm. I like how its very client facing and the fact that I will be helping so many affluent families manage t...
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