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WSO Hall of Fame: Hedge Fund ForumThe Wall Street Oasis Hedge Fund Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions on the hedge fund industry. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To view a full list of Q&A’s & Interviews please navigate ...
WallStreetOasis.com
07 months 4 weeks ago
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HF office dress codeI started at a hedge fund this month with decent AUM (in a range of $1-5 billion). I am rather surprised to see that the vast majority of the guys prefer semi-formal or business casual unless they have meetings. Is this common across the funds you guys work at? ...
pacificoast
1051 min 12 sec ago
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What is the daily life like for a family office?I currently work at a long-only HF within a large institutional AM firm and have been since graduating university. However I noticed most of the work I am doing revolves around client/compliance work and understanding investment decisions rather than making them, despite working directly under PMs. ...
FownkeyMonkey
01 hour 49 min ago
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Couple questions on distressed investing caseI'm working through a distressed case and had a couple questions, figured I'd give it a shot on here. Is a Debtor-in-Possession loan a given even if the company has slightly above breakeven EBITDA, $80M of cash, $40M in interest expenses before I expect them to default on the debt when it comes due,...
koopatroopa
24 hours 54 min ago
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Take home case study questionHey guys, For those of you that have had the pleasure of working on a HF case study , is it worth building a full 3 statement model? The particular company i got is not a balance sheet driven business and I can complete a valuation with an earnings model (Revenue down to EBITDA and FCF) and a debt w...
middlebucket
115 hours 28 min ago
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licenses to work at HF??I've heard you don't need any licenses to work in HF, since the fund is legally considered a single client, regardless of how many partners/investors are in it. Is this correct or am I missing something? ...
jorgeapaez
08 hours 34 min ago
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KKR Macro & Asset Allocation InterviewHi all, I'm new to WSO and wasn't sure where to post this. I was recently invited to first round interviews (phone screen) with KKR's macro group. I couldn't find much info on them online. Does anyone know anything about this group and could provide some info on them and/or interview process? Want t...
chelra626
01 day 10 hours ago
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End of Hedge Funds?Recently read a Bloomberg article about how the golden age of hedge funds is over. This is in large part due to the fact that hedge funds only beat a broad index of bonds by 175 basis points and hedge fund managers made most their income off of the 2% management fee they commanded. Coupled with the...
imaginarynumber
271 day 12 hours ago
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Question about comp in big yearsHello - I have my year end review coming up at the end of the week and wanted to get some different points of view on how to think about my range. For background: I work at a ~10B MM fund. I have been on my team for nearly 3 years, I have a good relationship with my PM, and we had a very strong 2016...
comp_questions
51 day 15 hours ago
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Small hedge fund workCan anyone share some thoughts on small hedge fund work? How one person needs to take on many responsibilities like risk and trade support in one person? Appreciate if you can share your thought. Thanks ...
wons34
01 day 16 hours ago
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What to invest in on the buy-sideUsually, Jan/Feb is bonus time and as a buy side analyst there are plenty of restrictions of what one is not allowed to invest in. Apart from investing into your firm's own fund/s and real estate, what do you guys invest in? ...
sa-jue
111 day 20 hours ago
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How to reach out to funds that don't have websites?I'm starting to cold email hedge funds to start trying to build a rapport, but one frustrating thing that I've encountered is the problem in the title. Some of these funds, mostly small, but some surprisingly big don't exist at all outside of SEC filings. I hate cold calling as well, as I just find ...
lakebeachadvisors
02 days 5 hours ago
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Hammerstone - Trading - News - ResearchHey! Anyone out there a member of Hammerstone ? Trading off of news / research etc ? Just wondering your thoughts. Thank you. ...
roaso
02 days 6 hours ago
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Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb - Would an internship look good? I have an interview here - does anyone know about the firm? Would an internship here look good? ...
omega
162 days 22 hours ago
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Apitgon Interview Process / Culture / Strategy / etc. Hey all - Managed to score an interview at Aptigon in the coming weeks. Given the fund's recent move to Citadel's platform I haven't been able to find much info on its interview process, culture, etc. Any insight here would be greatly appreciated. ...
fluff head
13 days 6 hours ago
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Highland Capital Management?Anyone have any experience with these guys in terms of culture/comp/exit oops etc.? Specifically their credit team ...
TXtingOrangutan
13 days 7 hours ago
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Should I move to the sell side?Hi all, I am asking for some advice. I was hired out of undergrad to work at a small buyside shop at a significant salary discount with the promise of a raise after inflows to the fund occurred. It has been two years without any inflows. Should i jump to the sell side as an associate in order to j...
Researchthis
73 days 8 hours ago
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Administrators reports for inclusion in Board meeting Hello everyone! can anyone please explain what are the exact reports for Prepare Administrators reports for inclusion in Board meeting in fund services ? Many thanks ...
Meg2017
23 days 14 hours ago
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Sending stock pitches to HFs (high school)Fellow WSO users I am currently a year away from finishing high school and have done work experience twice (nothing special just researched some sectors and stocks) at a Macro Fund and I honestly woke up excited to go in. However that fund relocated recently. I want to get more into the HF world rig...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
83 days 16 hours ago
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3 key questions re how to get into a HF megafundHey guys, My ultimate goal is to work in a multi billion dollar HF doing equity l/s, after doing an M7 MBA. I would like to ask people familiar with HF megafunds recruitment 3 questions re my next step: Is working at even a small fund usually better than working in sell side ER? I feel that the adva...
crazi4ib
36 days 16 hours ago
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What do you think about the CAIA?I'm seeing more and more people take the CAIA ...
procrustes
166 days 17 hours ago
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New Case Webinars in WSO Hedge Fund Prep PackOver the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our hedge fund interview prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with interview advice and actual investment pitch walk-throughs...I think for those of you that don't watch the webinars, it would be helpful to give you a brief s...
WallStreetOasis.com
14 months 2 weeks ago
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Stock Pitch FeedbackHi All, I'm in the process of writing a few stock pitches for applications to Mutual Funds/Hedge Funds in the UK. I'm applying to a range of long/short funds with varied investment thesis. One of my pitches is for a P2P lending fund, (P2P Global Investments). It's a bit of a left field choice pitchi...
DiceRoll
11 week 8 hours ago
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WSO Hedge Fund Resume Template for Professionals with Deal Experience is Released!HF Resume Announcement: WSO has released a hedge fund resume template for Experienced Professionals with Deal Experience!: Click here for the free investment banking resume template for college students. Just like our PE resume template, this resume is for pros with deal experience coming from I...
WallStreetOasis.com
71 week 1 day ago
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Any thoughts on these next generation activist hedge funds?I am researching for my next steps after finishing the 2 years of investment banking with a focus on restructuring at a BB. I am interested in joining one of activist hedge funds in the future. Can anyone here help share some of your opinions for the following shops? Engaged Capital (Glenn Welling) ...
MarcH10
21 week 1 day ago
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Family Office / Hedge Fund InterviewHi WSO, Have a preliminary 1st round interview coming up with a relatively small multi family office / hedge fund (AUM: $600-$700mn) - Investment Research Analyst and not sure what to expect. Some background about myself: Economics & Finance undergrad background and now working at a bulge bracke...
LongShortAA1
01 week 2 days ago
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Hedge-Fund Managers With Flashy Sports Cars Make Worse InvestorsRecently read this interesting article which claims hedge-fund managers with flashy sports cars make for worse investors. The article cites an experiment done a group of researchers from NYU, University of Central Florida, the University of Florida, and Singapore Management University which surveyed...
imaginarynumber
141 week 2 days ago
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Doing part-time internship before starting full-time at another firm?I accepted a FT offer at a HF that I will start next summer. I'm currently still in school and considering taking a part-time semester internship at a startup. Rationale behind doing this- I'm interested in learning more about startups/tech, and it's a way to earn some money while doing pretty inter...
xxyx
21 week 2 days ago
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Let's say markets crash next Monday. What is your gameplan?*Next Monday is entirely hypothetical, assume the one following the day you read this thead. *Reasons behind the market crash are also entirely hypothetical, if you are looking for some magnitude, let's say it's September 2007 again. In other words, how prepared are you for the unknown? ...
neink
121 week 2 days ago
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Capital IQ Fund Search: Energy fundsHi, first time on WSO here, I was wondering if anyone has a good idea to screen for funds based on the industry it mainly invests in on CapitalIQ. I've managed to figure out how to do it for geographical data, but the "industry classifications" filter doesn't really work as it applies on the company...
ryusan
01 week 2 days ago
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Internships for Hedge Funds I am currently an undergrad top UC freshman, and I was wondering about taking hedge fund internships in freshman and sophomore year and recruiting for investment banking in junior year. I would ideally like to intern in some sort of investment management capacity freshman year(slim pickings, but und...
lakebeachadvisors
01 week 3 days ago
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Best ideas online conference 2017?Hey, anyone who has taken part in the Best Ideas online conference by the manual of ideas guys? I don't have any affiliation or whatsoever. thanks ...
sa-jue
01 week 4 days ago
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Suggestion for high schoolersI am currently a sophomore in high school and am extremely interested in working in the the hedge fund in the future. Are there any suggestion for which majors in college are the best pick to land a job at a hedge fund right out of college. Not really focused on a specific type of fund yet just the ...
s.ram
81 week 5 days ago
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BIG4 TAS vs. Trade Finance vs. RE Asset Management vs. Boutique Strategy ConsultingHi guys. I am slowing coming to an end of my studies and I am looking for some temporary job to do untill I graduate. I aim at an equity hedge fund/AM upon graduation. I managed to secure 4 offers (described below). I am investing with my personal money and I am writing my own investment reports, so...
Paper Plane
01 week 5 days ago
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Have you heard of Sandford Bernstein?I have recently received offers for ER in Sandford Bernstein, as well as S&T in Citi. Both are internships. I was inclined towards SCB, as I was interested to move to buy side in the future. I was told SCB (from internal sources) that it is easier. What do you guys think? Have you heard of SCB a...
Infernus
121 week 5 days ago
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High-school freshman seeking adviceI am starting this topic because I want to know from people in the hedge fund industry now what I can do in my high-school and college careers to maximize my chances of being successful at landing a job at a hedge fund. Also if anyone has any insight specifically on how to get into a hedge fund with...
2007wasBad
171 week 5 days ago
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Seniority of Different Lien Bonds Versus Different Lien Bank LoansI am just learning about debt investing and I ran across a company the other day which has both 1L and 2L bank loans, but also has 1L Senior Secured Bonds. Am I correct in assuming that even thought the 2L bank debt is 2nd lien - because it is bank debt - it is still senior to the 1L Senior Secured ...
Basilisk
21 week 6 days ago
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Private Equity Owned Company w/ Publicly Traded Debt Filing RequirementsI am confused as to the filing requirements of a privately held, private equity sponsor owned company which has publicly traded debt. For QIB's who are holders of the company's debt - is the company required to file quarterly financials? Any clarification or explanation into how this works would be ...
Basilisk
01 week 6 days ago
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Is the golden era of hedge funds over?Monkeys, I was reading this article on bloomberg which mentioned that 2016 marked the beginning of the end of hedge funds. It says that the investors are joining a growing revolt, spurred by years in which fund managers grew rich while producing little in the way of returns. In 2016, big money cli...
FinDroid
22 weeks 2 days ago
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What's the best analysis of an enterpise that you've seen?I would like to get better at evaluating enterprises, and it's best to learn for the best, so what are the best analysis on an enterprise that you've seen: using any type of method or model. Can you share or show an example of the work? ...
AustinTx
12 weeks 2 days ago
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Spring buyside internshipI'm a current junior at a target and have an IBD internship lined up for the summer. Now I'm trying to look into getting some buy-side experience for this coming semester. Anyone have any advice as to how to go about getting an off-cycle part-time internship? My school isn't really located in a majo...
Ari_Gold14
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Panel Discussion on Activist InvestingHere's a great panel discussion on activist investing, courtesy of the Milken Institute. Panel comprised of Clifton Robbins (Blue Harbour), Barry Rosenstein* (JANA Partners), Chris Teets (Red Mountain), Jeff Ubben** (ValueAct), and is moderated by Chris Ailman (CalSTRS). Enjoy:http://www.milkeninsti...
ytinifni
62 weeks 3 days ago
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January 2017 - Sell off or Rally? Where is your team at?TrumpStockTrumpStockTrumpStock We're scratching our heads as to whether the beginning of 2017 will yield a continued rally fueled by all the optimism on economic growth and tax/regulation reform? Or, regardless how the rest of the year plays out... will we see a big sell off in January because every...
George Kush
12 weeks 3 days ago
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What is your fund long on?What is your fund currently long on? Any asset class/currency is fine for this question... Or for fun, what are you currently short / long on in the world in general? ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
472 weeks 4 days ago
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Looking for Top 10 Hedge Fund Launches of 2016Howdy, guys. I'm doing research and am trying to find the top hedge fund launches of 2016. I've been all over google and having a lot of trouble. I know Key Square is the biggest fund launch of the year, and yet the lists I've found don't include it. Does anybody know what the top 10 fund launches o...
ctaggie
12 weeks 4 days ago
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Ares Summer Analyst callHey guys, I have a family-friend connection at Ares that I'm speaking soon about their summer analyst program for college juniors. The call is informal, but I was wondering what type of questions I should ask, and what I should be saying during the call to increase my chances at moving forward in th...
Cosimo de' Medici
42 weeks 5 days ago
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Point72 Aperio TestI applied for the Aperio internship and received an email to take an assessment that's supposed to take about 20 minutes to complete. I'm a CS student and the role is for their Aperio team (data science/machine learning). Any idea what I should expect? I'm not familiar with this process - any help/d...
badasswang
22 weeks 5 days ago
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HF Managers vs Data ScientistsSurprised this hasn't been posted yet. Also surprised theres no blooming data science crowd on here considering how many people are trying to learn analytical skills now a days. Curious to see what WSO things about using big data in traditional finance.https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12...
Imsurance
12 weeks 5 days ago
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2016 - 2017 HF recruiting strategy (help appreciated!)Hey guys, I'm a 1st year analyst at a regional BB recruiting for HF opportunities this year. A few questions - thoughts / opinions much appreciated. Haven't closed a deal yet, it's been a lot of WIP / pitching. Wondering how funds view this and if its a huge issue. Wondering what NYC funds think abo...
batPateman
42 weeks 5 days ago
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Getting a job on Wall Street as an International studentHello, I am a Physics graduate student at McGill University. I am studying in Canada as an international student from India. After I finish my PhD at McGill, I would like to work on Wall Street in one of the quant hedge funds. (There are virtually no quant hedge funds in Toronto and the salaries ar...
mmtariquehsn
02 weeks 5 days ago
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How to get into (and interested in) the Markets?I typically find people on here talking about having a passion for the markets and generating investment ideas. Perhaps being a student has held me back or maybe it's just not "in me", but I've found cultivating this passion pretty difficult, and i think it's just that I don't know where to start re...
Plainview
183 weeks 10 hours ago
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On the Job With Simple As… My Research ProcessWhen I did my AMA thread a while back I promised at least one person that I would share my general research process. So here you go... Every analyst has his/her own way of conducting due diligence. There certainly is no one correct way to come to an investment decision, however, I'd argue that ther...
Simple As...
1403 weeks 1 day ago
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Babydick Capital Annual Letter 2013http://www.scribd.com/doc/203941751/BDC-Annual-Letter-2013 ...
BabydickCapital
173 weeks 2 days ago
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Bridgewater building algorithm to manage people...WSJ article I'm surprised nobody has posted about this yet, but Bridgewater is notoriously known for its unique culture of seeking the truth and openingly disagreeing with one another. This new development is definitely on a new level. The World's Largest Hedge Fund Is Building an Algorithmic Model From Its Emp...
Fuwuyuan
23 weeks 3 days ago
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DSP Hedge Fund TestDoes anyone know what the Dynamics Search Partners (DSP) hedge fund test entails? Have to take it shortly and wondering if anyone here has taken it / knows anything about it. Thanks a lot ...
PeterCampbell21
23 weeks 3 days ago
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What is something a high school student can do to prepare for a career in asset management (HF)?I am now on holidays from school and I am set on a career in Asset Management, specifically Hedge Funds. What are some things a high school student can do to best prepare for a career in AM/HF if any. ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
143 weeks 3 days ago
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Pitching original ideas vs ideas from 13Fs/VICFor hedge fund interviews is there a set expectation that all your ideas will be 100% original, or is it fine to pitch stocks from 13Fs or ideas from VIC to the extent that you've done your own research and understand the investment? Asking because given the limited free time in IB, trying to figure...
HFun
13 weeks 4 days ago
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Starting a Small "Hedge Fund" - How hard/costly is starting an investment fund? A number of friends/acquaintances want to give me money to manage on their behalf. Obviously if I were to do this under a personal account it would be illegal. So how hard/costly is starting an investment fund that can take money from other people? I would just want the cheapest, simplest legal stru...
SlyGuy
1173 weeks 4 days ago
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Equity Research to Hedge FundI know it's very common from going from BB -> Mega HF (i.e. Soros) I was curious on what everyone thought about going from ER (Macro / Fundamental) -> Mega HF ...
wikileaks
103 weeks 5 days ago
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HPS Investment Partners - Exits/Comps/BrandHi guys, Have been doing some digging around HPS Investment Partners (fka Highbridge Principal Strategies), but it seems like there are not a lot of information about the firm out there after the buyout from JPM. Anyone can shed some light on the firm's exit opps, comp range, and brand name? All inp...
f1ch6ala
03 weeks 5 days ago
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Distressed Analyst from UndergradI will be starting FT at an NYC $bn+ credit HF with a focus on liquid distressed debt/HY out of undergrad. I have searched the forums but haven't been able to find much info on similar situations. I was wondering what exit opps would look like from a place like this. It is not name brand, but the te...
ftorbust
03 weeks 6 days ago
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Distressed Debt AnalysisDoes anyone have a pdf of the book by Moyer? I would really appreciate a copy or link as I am in the process of preparing for my role as an investment analyst in the distressed debt field. Thanks! ...
JDwade
03 weeks 6 days ago
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I am hearing mixed things about operations: do you needs strong technical financial knowledge or just be a good employee?I am hearing mixed things about operations: do you needs strong technical financial knowledge or just be a good employee? Just curious. I browsed a few threads on WSO and wasn't sure about it. ...
The_Regulator
53 weeks 6 days ago
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Point 72 Finance and Operations Internship?Hey Everyone, Was kind of curious to see if anyone had an interview for this position yet. I was just put to the second round with an interview with HR and was kind of curious to see what types of questions would be asked. First round was Hirevue. ...
WolfyWolfyWolfy
34 weeks 1 day ago
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Is it true DeKyme frowns on UG finance classes?I'm a junior at Duke, looking to get ahead of the field by picking my Spring 2017 classes based on where I want to be next summer. I've heard DeKyme prefers engineering/math to finance. Should I play down my investment club involvement and skip anything too mainstream finance-y for now? I've heard o...
bluedvl96
01 month 5 hours ago
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Need advice for equity research role!Hey guys. Been a while since I posted on this forum, but here goes nothing. So I'm currently an undergrad about to enter my final year at a strong target (think HYPS). I was initially double majoring in finance and mathematics but Im going to drop math because I performed horrendously this semester ...
notbad4aquant
01 month 10 hours ago
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Top HF Business Development --> Investing? My friend has an offer for a business development role at a top HF. Why I think I he should take it: 1. In the right environment, so he can pick up the internal lingo / build connections, which should benefit him longer term. 2. The firm are keen on retaining / internally promoting employees. 3. The...
careercareer
01 month 18 hours ago
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Capital Introduction to small hedge fund start upsI am introducing capital allocation to small hedge fund start ups. You will need to show me a 12 months track record, preferred the fund is on a entity i.e LLC We are based in London, fee split will be negotiated once you are qualified to get investments. Larger the account size the better. message ...
Qaseem-Khan
11 month 1 day ago
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Can you short a convertible bond?I am curious as to whether you could theoretically and / or practically short sell a convertible bond? I know that the typical convertible arbitrage strategy is short the equity and long the convert, but is it possible and do people ever short converts? Any thoughts or insight would be much apprecia...
Basilisk
21 month 1 day ago
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Compensation at CLO fundsDoes anyone know how a first year analyst at a CLO shop might be compensated relative to other analysts in the industry? ...
teabag822
101 month 1 day ago
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HF Analyst CompensationHey guys, roughly how much can one expect in base pay from a multibillion dollar long/short hedge fund for an analyst coming out of banking? I've searched the threads but many were outdated. Any rough idea of total compensation in a typical year would also be appreciated. Thanks a lot. ...
excelmonkey1991
1311 month 3 days ago
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A 20-year-old who dropped out of NYU says he has raised $5 million for his hedge fundHere is the full article from Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/julian-marchese-rai... This guy sounds like a joke to me. He's presumably from a rich family and goes to NYU, and yet he could not get any real SA / FT jobs? He literally has no work experience. In addition, my exposure t...
Ash Ketchum
241 month 3 days ago
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White Oak Global Advisors?Potential opportunity here- has anyone heard anything about this firm at all? It's a credit fund that specializes in private debt lending. Looking for any information at all on compensation, lifestyle, and career path. ...
ElCapitan404
21 month 3 days ago
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How to break in HF 2016might as well delte thismight as well delte thismight as well delte thismight as well delte thismight as well delte thismight as well delte thismight as well delte thismight as well delte thismight as well delte thismight as well delte thismight as well delte thismight as well delte thismight as wel...
Sharecentury
01 month 3 days ago
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Pricing Debt / Sizing Debt CapacityDoes anyone with some leveraged finance experience know how this is normally done? Particularly on the pricing side - is it normally just the yield on comps referred to? Are there any rules of thumb for the spread between senior / junior secured / unsecured? thanks ...
padrepio
01 month 4 days ago
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Nervous about hedge fund internship; how to make the most of it?Hi Everyone, Long time reader here, I can't thank each of you enough for all the insight I have gained via WSO. I've managed to land myself an internship with a hedge fund and I really want to make the most of it. Of course I've read other posts on tips for new analyst joining hedge funds but I'd st...
macrointerests
31 month 4 days ago
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Lazard or JP Morgan in San Francisco Techtell me about which teams trade more heavily with SF tech companies on the NYSE. Which has a bigger trading team???? ...
elementalchanges
391 month 4 days ago
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Citadel Global Equities (pay, culture, career path, lifestyle)I had a number of questions about Citadel's global equities team because I recently advanced pretty far in the process there. There is a surprising lack of information on the fund given its overall influence on the finance world more broadly. Feel free to comment on any of the questions below so we ...
BobbybananamA
161 month 5 days ago
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Millennium Management - Equity TeamsHey guys, Does anyone have information on Millennium Management's Equity teams? Whether it's their role, culture, ideal candidates, anything would be useful Im guessing they are some kind of long equity fund but not entirely sure Thanks ...
swissstud
21 month 6 days ago
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What undergrad classes are necessary for a quant career?Could anyone give a list of courses that one should take to prepare for a career as a quant? I've already taken PDEs, and I have Stochastic, Probability, and Engineering Algorithms scheduled for next semester. I plan on taking machine learning, pattern recognition, and computer vision courses for my...
pr3167
11 month 6 days ago
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Corporate Banking Exit Opportunities in Credit Focused Investing + AdviceI am currently a second-year corporate banking analyst at a BB and have started prepping for jumping to the buyside in a credit-focused role. I've been asking a lot of individuals for advice given my background and have come up with these potential exit opportunities to focus on: MM Lending / Privat...
ElCapitan404
21 month 1 week ago
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How much does geography matter for starting a career in hedge funds?Your personal ties aside, how would you rank places in the US on a scale of 1-10 for starting out a career in hedge funds? New York Boston (though excluding outliers like Baupost) San Francisco Houston / Dallas (excluding outliers like Maverick) Los Angeles Somewhere random (somewhere in Florida / O...
BobbybananamA
31 month 1 week ago
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Hedge Fund Internship InterviewHave an internship with a medium size fund (around $11Bill AUM), and I have absolutely no quant or high level math skills other than calculus. Sophomore Econ major at an LAC. What should I expect in the interview and how should I prepare? ...
Woolymammoth1
61 month 1 week ago
+5
Is it time to short big corporate media?with that denomination I'm referring to Newscorp, Viacom, Time Warner, Disney, CBS and GE, which control approximately 90% of the US media. Why? Well, because other than Hillary, they were the big losers of the recent election. In general their audience has been declining for a while, due to people ...
neink
171 month 1 week ago
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Do you do a written report on a company/index you are researching?Obviously on the buy side there is less writing of reports compared to SS ER. However this question has always interested me. When researching a company/index that you find attractive and considering buying. Do you do a written report on it, to show your analysts/PMs/Risk team? Or do you just simply...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
11 month 1 week ago
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Becoming a Quant?Suppose you come from a top-tier BB program and want to break into the HF world. Suppose you were an English major at a top target school but for all that's worth you only have 2 years of BB experience doing simple math in excel. Is it possible to "become a quant" with enough networking? Enter a ...
lawschool121
251 month 1 week ago
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happy to discuss credit analysts/ tradersfeel free to ask me questions as a credit trader at a macro fund. i love my job and have decent experience, for those looking to get in the industry, keep it professional and I may be happy to answer some questions. based out of london. keep it off pay and firms, and I am happy to share some thought...
njokes
41 month 1 week ago
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Quant funds - how they actually function; newbie questionFew questions if anyone can help me for how a small quant team actually operates: -For say med / low freq equity groups that trade minutes/hours/days, when their book / aum is turned over in a day, what is typical (understanding it can vary a lot) on how many trades / # of positions / per position s...
BOT55O
11 month 1 week ago
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Bridgewater or Marshall WaceHey everyone, I'm a junior looking to intern at an HF this summer. I've received two offers, one from Bridgewater, and the other from Marshall Wace (a London-based hedge fund). I'm really not sure what to do, so I guess a few questions: 1) can anybody who worked at Bridgewater tell me if the cultu...
confusedintern89
61 month 1 week ago
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How to get into Hedge fund with a non financial background (Automotive Engineer)I am a Mechanical Engineer, 24 years of age and passionate about getting into hedge fund business. I do not have a financial background. But wanting to learn Investment Banking proactively. ...
Pummy
31 month 1 week ago
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Simple Advice To Improve Your MS2 ExperienceReady to game? Most people take a real pleasure in trying a new MS2 or having some fun with their friends while trying a multiplayer game. Is your online role playing game already loaded? Don't go any further! You need to read this article before you go any further so you get the most out of your ga...
4Rsercom
01 month 1 week ago
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Ways To Improve Your Skills In First Person ShootersPeople all over the globe like playing MU Legend. Here in the following article you will find tips that can help you to have the best and most positive time when you're playing MU Legend. Buy games used. The cost of a new game can be $50, $60, $70 or more. It is a waste if you lay down that much cas...
4Rsercom
01 month 1 week ago
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Ever heard of the CHP Designation?There are already a few topics on this certificate, but they're a couple of years old. So, in the meantime the CHP Program might have increased its popularity. Have you heard about it and what's your experience with it? (for those who don't know it, "The CHP designation is the industry standard hedg...
hedgetrader
11 month 1 week ago
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Where are the HF AMA's?I haven't been on this site for too long but I have been here long enough to know that the presence of any people in HF's is almost non-existent. Right now time are tough for everyone and especially HF's (maybe not the HFT's) who are dealing non-stop with the stress that comes with holding a lot of...
kayz08
271 month 1 week ago
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Analyst Role - Buy-Side Dream or Middle Office Dud ?! I was recently approached by a headhunter for an ambiguously titled 'Analyst' role at a relatively new Hedge Fund / DCM advisor (not a household name but mid-sized, +$100m, led by industry heavyweights and a very small team, they have large backers - and the debt deals they have advised on / execute...
BacksonThunder
91 month 1 week ago
0
What Happens After?I realize that for many people, ending up at a large HF is the desired end-state of their financial career. You have the stereotypical progression from BB IB--PE---HF that seems to be so desired. But what does it look like for people who end up with an analyst position at a good HF right out of coll...
Mez
21 month 2 weeks ago
0
Element Capital Management?I recently obtained an interview with a hedge fund called Element Capital Management in NYC for a summer internship position. From what I understand its a macro fund, mostly quantitative, and around 4 billion AUM. Would appreciate it if anyone has any more information on this fund, i.e. culture, peo...
ikemblem
171 month 2 weeks ago
0
Thoughts about the future of hedge funds?Hey everyone, just kind of curious to see what everyone thinks is going to happen to the hedge fund industry within the next 5-10 years? Do you see lower fee structures occuring? What are all of your takes? ...
WolfyWolfyWolfy
11 month 2 weeks ago
0
Merger / risk arb materialsAnyone got decent resources / materials / blogs / whatever relating to merger / risk arb? Got the usual suspects off Amazon, but anything people working in it recommend would be interesting (anti-trust / competition law, trading strategies, equity derivatives, primers, case studies etc.). Got a bu...
cortana
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Is Fund Cloning the Future?Hi guys! Did a quick read on this article. The author seems to tout on how much better (or cheaper) cloned funds are compared to hedge funds themselves. The point here is that most of a hedge fund's performance can be cloned effectively and in a low cost vehicle. Investors would generally be much b...
JTJR
21 month 2 weeks ago

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