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BlackRock ACS SuperdayI have my superday with BlackRock's Aladdin Client Services division tomorrow and wanted to know what to expect and how to prepare for the interviews. The superday structure is 4 half hour interviews and one group exercise. ...
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Questions to ask interviewerI have a few interviews coming up and I have some more general questions to ask during the interview but I am in the process of developing more specific questions. For one of the interviews, which is for a pension fund, is it ok/proper to ask about the holdings of the fund? The question I have is as...
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Views on Client Services in Asset ManagementHey guys, Been working in client services for the last 6 months within the fixed income space at F30 insurance company. I was curious to see what others had to say about the client services role in finance; is it difficult to lateral to a research/i.banking position? How do business schools view it?...
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Thoughts about Julius Bär What do you monkeys think about about Julius Bär? My brother recently received an offer which would require him to relocate to their headquarters in Zürich ...
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JP Morgan Asset Management SuperdayWhat is the superday like? I heard it goes from 8am-5pm. Is it all interviews or is it a series of tests and interviews? ...
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Post-superday wait time for BlackRock?Just had a superday with BlackRock in NYC. What is the wait time for BlackRock after the superday? Most BB banks only take one or two days. I'm not sure if that applies to BlackRock as well? Does anyone have any experience with BlackRock recruiting? ...
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Portfolio Analysis / Portfolio Construction Role - how good or bad?The role would involve implementing portfolio views and conducting portfolio analysis working closely with portfolio managers and traders. If someone is coming out of an MBA program, is this a good role to start at? I don't even think this is an MBA level job ...
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New Analyst Program - Investment Management Division (IMD) - Goldman Sachs EMEAHi all, I have recently been invited to attend 1st round interview for a New Analyst role in the Investment Management division at GS London. Any contribution related to the interview process/training program (in NY HQ?) would be much appreciated! Thanks a lot! ...
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Makena Capital ManagementHas anyone heard of this AM shop? Would be keen to hear any knowledge and opinions. ...
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SSgA superday interview formatAnyone know what I can expect for SSgA in Boston? What is the best way to prepare for this? Thanks in advance ...
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JP Morgan Private Bank Culture (Asset Management)I was wondering what the culture was like at JP Morgan's Private bank, especially in the SF office. There have been some small nuggets of information on WSO and on Glassdoor but if someone could give me more of a thorough explanation, that would be great. Thanks! ...
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Value oriented mutual funds (NWQ)Looking to get thoughts on value oriented mutual funds such as NWQ Investment Management (Nuveen) ...
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Securities lending? any insight!?any insight (state street, etc.) what about CB? ...
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TCW entry level/internshipHow does prestige and exit options look for undergrad roles at TCW? I'm more interested in and have opportunities in the consulting/strategy space, but if my longer term interest is something in PE, would TCW be a killer opportunity? ...
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Leaving job after short stint?Hi guys: I've been working for 3 years now, and I'm considering leaving my current job after a short stint. My first job was for 2 years + a few months; I switched to my current job 7 months ago, but I realized it's not for me. I've started recruiting again, and by the time I leave my job I'd proba...
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Asset management firms in Dallas/Houston?Hey everyone, There are some incomplete lists on other threads, but I'm looking to see if anyone knows of some mutual funds, hedge funds, or other buy-side asset management firms in Dallas or Houston. Ones that I can contribute: Q Investments Crestline Investors Hudson Advisors (more private equity ...
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Has anyone heard from Blackrock for equities?I had an employee referral submit my resume and they said I would hear something in the first couple of weeks of February. However, I haven't heard anything yet. Has anyone had an interview with BLK for equities SA? ...
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Schroders reputation/presence in the USWas wondering what ppl's thought were on Schroders. I've heard that they are top notch in the UK/Europe, but not so much here in the US. Would it be comparable in terms of experience/prestige to say the PIMCOs, blackrocks, and other top AM firms? Interested in b school opportunities, pay, culture...
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Merill Lynch InternshipI have an interview with ML wealth management coming up. Was wonder if anyone here can tell me what to expect during the interview and on the job? I plan to take the CFA L1 in December shortly before I graduate. Will taking the CFA help me in this career path, or is there another certification tha...
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a little help?My ques may seem a little weird and i apologize for that but please do take it seriously. Thank you what are the skills/knowledge required to work in entry level position in long only Asset Management firm. Please be very very specific, m not asking about majors and minors or vague concepts, someth...
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Brand name vs. potential experience earned from internshipHi fellow monkeys, I've been a lurker on WSO for a while now and recently decided to be more active, please be friendly! Not sure if I've posted this in the right forum, but if you guys have any advice or comments, I'm open to them. I'm a sophomore at a non-target, majoring in Finance, and I've rece...
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Compensation for Long Only FundI wanted to gauge what the compensation would be like at a long only fund. I couldn't find information anywhere for this particular fund, but I'll say that they do hire undergrad on occasion. I have a little over a year of experience at a non-Asset Management finance role at an institution that woul...
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Life at a Top Asset ManagerSo I've seen a few posts lately asking about mutual funds, asset management gigs, and alternatives to the sell-side out of college, and hopefully my experience taking the asset management route to hedge fund rather than banking can help people get a better idea of what the expectations will be like....
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Does Lazard Have a Good Reputation in Asset Management?Does Lazard have a good reputation in Asset Management? What's it like? ...
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How do you find the loss in income per share per month in a open ended mutual fund if a bond is sold?Would it be: principal amount times book yield of the sold bond, take that number and divide by 12, take that number and divide by number of shares outstanding? Are there other ways to calculate? for example, using the coupon instead of the book yield? or mkt value instead of the principal amount? ...
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