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Comp Season... things to rememberComp season has passed in my firm. I know it's ongoing at the big banks and happens at various times throughout the year for the big funds. A few observations based on my experiences and conversations with people who work in the industry. If you've been working for 5 years or less, you need to get ...
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Upcoming PIMCO superdayWanted to know how to better prepare myself for it? What sort of questions would I be asked? ...
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ETF's vs. Mutual FundsJust got an offer from an ETF firm for FT. Don't really know too much about the industry, but apparently they're giving mutual funds a run for their money. My question is whether there is money to be made by working at an ETF firm. There's very few active managers unlike in the mutual fund space. Ex...
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Goldman Investment Management InterviewI have an upcoming interview with Goldman IMD. Is this mostly fit or will there be technical questions too? How in depth do I need to know the market atmosphere? ...
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Asset Management at BB -- exit opportunites after analyst stintHey everybody, this is my first post, so sorry in advance if this post appears at the wrong forum etc I have an offer for a FT position after undergraduate for an investment management position at JP Morgan - Equities ( NOT their private bank ) in London. I was wondering what exit opportunities for ...
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Need Help - Broker Dealer - Margin Lending Industry ComparisonCurrently working on an analysis to compare margin requirements across the street. So basically looking to retrieve the house advance/maintenance requirements across each product (Common Stock, Preferred, Fixed Income IG, Fixed Income Non-IG, Munis, Mutual Funds, ETF's, Options, Etc) from different...
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Weiss Asset ManagementI was wondering if anyone has ever interviewed for Weiss before (located in Boston), and had an idea of what their interviews are like. Any sample questions? I heard the interviews were around 3 hours long. Thank you for your input! ...
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Associate Comp Market?I'm thinking about potentially joining BlackRock in NY and would like to know if my offer is market comp. Would appreciate it if anyone has any insight. Does anyone know what experienced associates should expect to receive in terms of base and bonus. I imagine bonus varies by group, but base shou...
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BlackRock Client Businesses Internship I have a first-round interview for this position and was wondering if anyone here knows what the interview is like. I'm trying to figure out how I should prepare for it. Also, is this a good opportunity? I'm trying to position myself for a FT consulting or FO finance opportunity, but I haven't been...
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JPM PB to JPM investment management Is it possible to work for JPM PB out of undergrad.. go to grad school.. then lateral to work as an analyst for a JPM fund? Like one of their mutual funds? ...
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BlackRock FMA 1st Round InterviewI have a 1st round interview with BlackRock Financial Market Advisory for SA 2015. The interview is literally a video recording of your answers that you submit to HR (welcome to automation lol). Anyone know what kind of questions they will ask? Any advice/feedback would be greatly appreciated! ...
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Wells CapHas anybody here worked for Wells Capital Management at an analyst level? Would love to pick your brain if so. Seems like they're flying under the radar quite a bit given their size. ...
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Family Office Analyst Seeking Career AdviceHi Monkeys, Long time reader, first time poster- hoping you all (coming from a variety of different backgrounds), could give me some advice. I graduated from a target school with a mediocre GPA (3.2) but some solid internships under my belt (wealth management, hedge fund, and M&A SA at a pretty ...
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Boston based AM Firms ( MFS, Putnam, Wellington)Was wondering what ppl's/street's thoughts were on Boston based AM firms specifically MFS, Putnam, and Wellington. Culture, pay, B school opportunities etc. Are these shops considered more "regional" firms (compared to some of the big names such as PIMCO/BlackRock etc)? Thanks. ...
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I'm a research associate at a major mutual fund, Ask Me AnythingHey guys, I got a lot out of these forums when I was an undergrad and I've decided its time to give back. I went to a top target as an undergrad and have been working on the equity side at a mutual fund on the east coast with 100B+ AUM for about a year now. I'd be happy to answer any questions or c...
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Any 2015 AM Graduate programs still open?I know that most of the AM programs had deadlines back in October or November but maybe you guys know any programs that are still open? Preferably in London. ...
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Offer from ETF firmJust got an offer from an ETF firm for FT. Don't really know too much about the industry, but apparently they're giving mutual funds a run for their money. My question is whether there is money to be made by working at an ETF firm. There's very few active managers unlike in the mutual fund space. Ex...
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UBS Global AM best groups?This is for summer 2015. O'Connor is my top pick but HR made it seem like they don't have as many openings (which makes sense) are fixed income or GIS any good? ...
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Fidelity 1st round Summer ER AssociateSo I have a first round for the above next week and I'm looking for more information on the overall process. If anyone has gone through it before I would appreciate your input. Also, if anyone can speak candidly about the summer associate program that'd be cool. Thanks! ...
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Semi-conductors/memory industryHi, I am looking for initiation/analyst reports on the semiconductors industry specifically the memory industry to get an idea of the valuation process. I am really interested in this sector of this industry so even if someone has some general insight into the current state of the industry that wou...
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Wanting to move to NYC from LondonHi, I currently work for a top AM firm in London, in a Client Relationship role and am looking to make the move over to NYC. Can anyone recommend any good recruiters or advice at all in how best to start my job hunt?! Thanks! ...
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Analyst interview at private investment management. What to expect?I have an interview coming up and am wondering the following: First, for background the job functions are CRE debt (cmbs, mezz, jr, etc.) and outright asset purchase across all real estate. 1. expected comp? Firm is under 1 billion in aum. under 500mm in debt. Office is small, under 50 people. 2....
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BB AM SA interview this week. Never had one before. What are some things I should know?I have a superday at the AM group of a BB this week and am wondering what I should know. Have only had banking interviews and my first round AM interview was purely fit. Should I have an equity pick and a fixed income pick? What else should I know? ...
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