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WSO Hall of Fame: Investment Banking ForumThe Wall Street Oasis Investment Banking Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions on the investment banking 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 pl...
WallStreetOasis.com
02 months 1 week ago
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Going out with my Team as a Summer Analyst - Do's and Don't'sHi, I am currently working as a Summer Analyst in London at one of the American Bulge Brackets. There#s a party from my team coming up next week, and obviously it is a good opportunity to get to know the people better. However, I am a bit concerned about the stories you sometimes hear, that they wan...
CityBanker
12 min 21 sec ago
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Moving from Trading to Banking?Hey, fellow monkeys, I am towards the end of my 1st year as an analyst in a BB, where I'm in sales and trading. It's alright and it would definitely be a nice place to be in even if I had to stay on the same desk for the next ten years. Before I started to work I had this vision of my ideal career b...
Deleveraged Sellout
115 min 4 sec ago
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Corporate Advisory Internship. Should I take it?Hey guys. I'm a current unpaid intern at an established VC firm and so far loving it. I go during Fridays and it's for 9 months, so I'm getting decent exposure and working with the team (so I'm not some coffee bitch or anything). However, I had previously interviewed at some corporate advisory shop ...
notbad4aquant
221 min 38 sec ago
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Pre-Revenue Company ValuationWhich valuation methods would be appropriate in valuing a private, pre-revenue medical device company whose product is pending FDA approval? ...
obarak1
01 hour 49 min ago
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FIG IB Interview Guide?Does anybody have suggestions? I know BIWS FIG course is great, but looking more for an interview guide (banks and insurance primarily). Thanks monkeys! ...
saw23
22 hours 30 min ago
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2017 Summer Analyst IB Recruiting Timeline Megathread PagesAPPLICATIONS / INTERVIEWS / SUPERDAYS Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley J.P. Morgan Bank of America ML Citigroup Barclays Credit Suisse Deutsche Bank UBS Wells Fargo Applications open: Lazard Lazard Middle Market Jefferies Centerview Moelis Greenhill Perella Weinberg Houlihan Lokey Evercore HSBC Nomura ...
WeMadeIt
562 hours 49 min ago
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What to do for FT?I guess I'm at a bit of a crossroads to say the least. After failing to land an IB SA spot (had 2 superdays at BBs, couldn't close), I'm unsure what to do. I have an offer on the table to return full-time to a small Asset Management shop ($1B-2B AUM) and be the team's third analyst, but I really wan...
PureAlpha31
33 hours 59 min ago
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Economics or PPE ?Good evening, I was accepted to Bristol's Economics undergraduate course and York for PPE. Which course do you think is best for IBD / Buy-side research ? P.S: I can also go for Philosophy & Economics at Bristol, how does it compare to the ones I mentioned before ? Thank you ...
kidfromthebackyard
15 hours 54 min ago
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Ideas for 2017 Summer recruitmentHi Everyone, Quick question. I am a Canadian Student who is going into their 3rd year. My dream has always been to work at BB in New York, and I am doing everything I can to achieve it. After speaking with a few people, I have heard a few things which I was hoping to get your opinion on. Specifica...
CAD_Boxer
06 hours 13 min ago
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Analyst versus Intern Interview Questions: What's the differences between the two? After reading through numerous technical and behavioral interview guides, I am still having difficulty finding to what extent I must prepare for a IB internship interview. I know the basics (what's a DCF, three ways to value company, what's a 10k/10q, what's a LBO) but am far from comfortable in fin...
354231
06 hours 36 min ago
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Canadian student at target school looking for advice on how to proceed.Hey everyone, I'm a rising sophomore at a Canadian target university, and I'm looking for advice on how to improve my odds of breaking into investment banking. I'm currently doing a stint at a boutique PWM shop, and I think that for a summer freshman internship this is a pretty good start. Besides t...
Canadian Anonymoose
06 hours 48 min ago
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Goldman Sachs Video InterviewMyself, and a few people I know of were invited to do the 15min video interviewers for Goldman Sach's IBD summer internship. However, I believe they are not interviews, but rather you recording answers. Anybody have any experience with this/know what they ask? ...
gdang123
17 hours 25 min ago
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Your Most Absurd IB Interview Questions.. and AnswersAll, I am doing this because I haven't found a thread like this on WSO. I am curious as to everyone's most absurd ib interview questions that they have been asked, and their answer. Funny, intense, irrelevant, etc... I am not looking for the usual: "How many ping pong balls can fit in a 747?", ever...
Slobberynugget
327 hours 30 min ago
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Revenue BridgeI'm having a bit of a brain fart - what is the right formula to do a simple revenue bridge (price, volume)? To assess revenue growth 2016 and 2015, is the right formula: - (2016 Price - 2015 Price) * 2015 Volume + (2016 Volume - 2015 Volume) * 2016 Price or is it - (2016 Price - 2015 Price) * 2016 V...
Ledford
08 hours 32 min ago
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2017 FT IB Analyst Recruiting MegathreadWhen does FT IB Analyst recruiting typically start? I am a recent graduate (May 2017), and am wondering when banks will start taking resumes/interviewing online, or via other methods. Thanks guys! ...
myr899
768 hours 54 min ago
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Career advice - what are my chances to work in IBHi, this is my first post in this forum. I wanted to know what are my chances of working in IB and what would be your recommendations in order for me to achieve that. First, some info about myself. I am currently finishing my 3rd year of university in Canada I am studying Finance. I have had 2 "work...
Eddy.ch
09 hours 24 min ago
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Help me with my planI recently began doing work as an Analyst for a new boutique that advises small, closely owned companies (rev ~$1-10MM) find buyers to liquidate their equity stake. This is my first M&A/IB role, but I don't feel like I have broken in. I'm not getting paid and I feel like I don't get a lot of exp...
Yeezy's Flesh
39 hours 35 min ago
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Does going to a target school really help you?I have always wondered about this. I go to a so called target school but I never felt like it really gave me any advantage over other schools. I like reading all the posts about people breaking in from "non targets" but I feel like it is pretty much an even playing field. Sure, some schools might ha...
GreenAttack
3811 hours 1 min ago
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Listing Myself as Hispanic to Gain AdvantageI am a 2nd generation South-East Asian from Miami. My mother was born in Latin America, and speaks Spanish fluently but is Vietnamese. While the exact definition of what "Hispanic" means is often debated, the first few results on Google state, "Hispanic or Latino Americans are Americans with origi...
ModelzNBotelz
811 hours 6 min ago
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Mizuho Acquisition Finance Division's Reputation on the streetI'm a rising sophomore in college, currently interning at a small private equity fund. For next summer, I'm trying to do IB and think Lev Fin and Financial Sponsors could be a good fit. I've been doing some research and it seems like the Acquisition Finance team at Mizuho covers both Leveraged Finan...
Guy_with_the_Golden_Gun
111 hours 18 min ago
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Stifel Investment Banking 1st Round Phone ScreenHello, I recently applied for an accelerated interview process for an investment banking analyst program at Stifel. I have a first round coming up in a couple of days and was wondering if anyone has interviewed there or if anyone who works there would like to have a conversation about the firm. Tha...
petitpa_brad
112 hours 1 min ago
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Questions about high school awards and internshipsHi, I'm an incoming college freshman. I competed in an international competition this summer, that's technically a high school competition, and placed 3rd. Should I put this on my LinkedIn as well as job resumes, or would that be kind of dumb since it's from high school? What about other national aw...
MajorKey
312 hours 50 min ago
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Sanjjjjjjj
212 hours 56 min ago
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Chance to convert internship into a FT offer MM IB in FrankfurtHello everyone, I will start an internship with a MM IB in Frankfurt in November. Originally, I applied for a FT position, however the bank told me that they normally require an internship before giving FT offers. How are the chances to convert an internship to a FT offer with MM IB like William Bl...
Germn Born Chinese
213 hours 15 min ago
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Is early 30s too old to start as a post MBA associate?If I graduate from a top MBA program at age 32, 33, or 34, and would like to go into ibanking upon graduation, all other things being equal, would my age put me at a significant disadvantage to other candidates? ...
c_h_q
4214 hours 5 min ago
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Who is background check shared with?Hi All, So I was wondering if anyone knows who (if anyone besides the BCG team) your results are shared with? I have a disorderly persons offense for marijuana possession from college (expunged from regular criminal check, but still shows up on fingerprint report). I was hired at a major financial f...
JenHat43
114 hours 29 min ago
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How to spin seemingly irrelevant experience?I want to break into investment banking. However, some of my internship experience is seemingly irrelevant. I have had two internships, one in tax accounting, the other in finance. My question: what qualities do interviewers look for when assessing internship experience? What should I try to highlig...
unclebiff
015 hours 3 min ago
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Is MSF, MMS, or MFE even if you don't get into Investment Banking?Masters in Finance, Masters in Management Studies, Masters in Financial Engineering. Are they worth it if you don't get into Investment Banking? Thinking about getting one of those degrees, working, then MBA and trying again if I don't get into Investment Banking. ...
TkoBr
215 hours 24 min ago
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Third IB Internship?I am a rising Junior at a target majoring in Economics and Math with a 3.4 GPA. I have completed a search fund internship (where I did a lot of industry research and due diligence) and a very small boutique IB (performed basic valuation, created many CIMs, industry research, aggregated KPIs, etc.) i...
yungmetro
315 hours 32 min ago
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Switch majors or MSF, MMS, MFE?Heading into my senior year in college. I'm a liberal arts major, should I switch major to Finance or get a MSF, MMS, MFE degree ...
TkoBr
016 hours 9 min ago
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NYU Stern not good enough?(Undegrad) How well is NYU Stern perceived by recruiters, specifically compared to Duke, Columbia and Cornell? Would a student at Duke, Columbia and Cornell have an edge vs. NYU Stern in terms of recruiting? How would you investment banking analysts assess a kid from NYU Stern, Duke, Columbia and Co...
crucifix.
21817 hours 3 sec ago
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Minority/disability student majoring in financeI started my freshman year with a 2.34 progressed every single semester since then. I pledged a fraternity and didn't realize the importance of an education. Also wanted to ask does putting down a fraternity look bad or good on a resume? I go to University At Buffalo (non-target) which allows retak...
buffaloambition96
4017 hours 42 min ago
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1st tier IB vs 2nd tier PE??I saw a lot of people heading to PE (even it's a 2nd tier) after 2 years of investment banking. Is it really worth it? Id personally pick the former due to its prestige and higher compensation. ...
Paqu
420 hours 21 min ago
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Detailed EV adjustmentsHi all, just a technical qns on the adjustments on EV. The simplified version for EV calculations of is EV = debt + equity - cash + operating and capital leases A) For cash, do we deduct "restricted cash" from EV? And why? If it depends, under what circumstances do we remove it? I personally don't d...
vbai
120 hours 46 min ago
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Do you ever stop and think if the hours are worth it?I love finance, I really enjoy working in it. The numbers, the models (excel), all of it. However the hours are somewhat getting to me. Although I probably don't have the very worst hours out there, having my weekdays being constrained to long days in the office and limited sleep is just not great...
williamthesnake
441 day 6 hours ago
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Non-Energy IB's in Houston?Hey all, I am a rising senior, currently working in PE in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, planning on going into investment banking. Would ideally like to be in Houston but no shot I go into energy. Are there any IB's in Houston that are diversified and recruit analysts for non-energy groups? Thanks ...
Jake-Mayock
51 day 8 hours ago
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What do you get from banking that you can't get in any other business?With the traditional, "Why Banking?" question, I think there hasn't really been much chatter about what is it that bankers do, especially at a junior level, that makes this business so unique? For any of the current analysts/associates out there- are there any reasons why you chose the investment ba...
JesStaley
31 day 9 hours ago
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Bad Sign for InterviewI've been doing a lot of networking trying to get in at the associate level in banking (I have 10 years of related work experience) - and finally got my resume through at a BB and an analyst is now reaching out to set up a phone call. Seems like a bad sign or am I being paranoid? ...
ResponsibleRinger
41 day 11 hours ago
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BB Summer Internship for Africans from Africa Hi, please I need a clarification on this, I am trying to apply for a summer internship with one of these BB Investment Banks , does anyone know for sure if they will be willing to sponsor my travel costs, if I survive the recruitment process, all the way from Nigeria, thanks. ...
Mcfreyer
01 day 12 hours ago
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Win a Copy of Jared Dillian's New BookWe're giving away 10 free copies of Jared Dillian's new book "All The Evil Of This World" to 10 lucky participants. The contest begins tonight at midnight and ends midnight Monday August first. We will pick 10 winners from all the entries and mail you a free copy of the book :-) To enter, all you ...
WallStreetOasis.com
21 day 13 hours ago
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17 year old meeting with Deutsche Bank Director of Risk Management.I am a pennystock trader and I perform risk management analysis all the time. I don't want to seem foolish nor too uneducated when I meet him. I want to prove my intelligence and show up ready to talk to him. Is there anything I should study or know about before I meet him? Any insight would be help...
Ykaidar
41 day 13 hours ago
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Dollar Shave Club sold for $1B USDAre we in a bubble? More than 50% of industry leaders in a recent study have cited that valuations in their industry are unsustainable. Dollar Shave Club had about $152MM in revenue last year. Idk if this is right but with an EBITDA margin of, let's say, 20%, this company has only about 30MM in EBI...
iBankedUp
241 day 15 hours ago
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Summer at BB a struggle, FT consulting chances?Hi, I'm currently an MBA Summer Associate at a BB. I wanted to try this out and it's clearly not for me. The hours are hellish. I want to go for MBB consulting full-time, but am worried that if I don't get a return offer from the BB it will look really bad (chances are I won't get an offer). Brexit ...
Orkid
111 day 16 hours ago
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iBanking - state of industry?I've recently had a few people tell me that ibanking is dead, changed forever, no longer a viable career path, etc. One was a BB ibanker but his group was shut down and he is now in admin inside the same bank wishing he could get back into the deal business. The other was tracking to ibanking and...
Paladin
01 day 17 hours ago
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Consulting to Banking: Entry Level Analyst or Experienced Hire?Hey guys, I am curious about the transition from consulting to banking. I work in a modelling heavy firm and am exposed to M&A deals and valuation related work frequently. I have been here a few months and have a M&A internship as well. I enjoy the work but want to switch to banking. I am cu...
dom45
01 day 17 hours ago
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Buyside Equity Research Internship for an Insurance Company to IBD?I am a rising sophomore at a non-target school majoring in accounting. After some serious networking, I just recently got an internship offer to work at an insurance company in their investments team. They have fixed income, equity, real estate, and PE portfolios and I will be focusing on equity res...
Rajou03
71 day 17 hours ago
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How are Asians not considered minorities for Diversity programs?It makes no sense... All these banks' diversity programs say, "...is open to students who identify as Black, Hispanic or Native American students in their sophomore or junior year." Is there a reason for this? Last time I checked, Asians are minorities. ...
eagles7
181 day 18 hours ago
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CRA to IBDHello everyone. I am currently a rising senior at an extreme non-target who is hoping to break into investment banking. Despite going to a small, unknown school I was able to land a summer analyst position at a big 3 credit ratings agency. I am truly thankful for this opportunity and consider myself...
name789
01 day 20 hours ago
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Project Finance ModelHey, Does anybody have a good Project finance model they could share? Preferably one with a DSCR debt sizing VBA script in there. Thanks. ...
Zatopek
01 day 22 hours ago
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Rank NYC BBI have begun the networking process and attend a "target" school. I am not saying I could get into any BB I chose, but if I actively pursued a few I believe I would have a good chance. I know about vault, however I still believe BB's are the best place to start your career and they factor in boutiqu...
BB323
81 day 22 hours ago
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Sector - Product Groups to choose for LondonHi Monkeys, I am currently preparing for the graduate recruitments in London. I wondered: 1. Will they ask me in which group (sector or product) I want to work in if I am recruited? 2. If yes, should I really perfectly know this sector or questions will remain basic? 3. Which sector would you recomm...
Ctlm
02 days 46 min ago
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Math/Physics Major GPAI'm currently studying economics at a target university. Both my major and cumulative GPA are perfect, which I know are important when it comes to recruiting. However, I'm extremely bored in my major (not challenging or rewarding) and want to change it to either mathematics or theoretical physics si...
c123
12 days 1 hour ago
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GPA for ResumeHi All, Looking to get some real, genuine feedback on this. I am currently a rising sophomore transferring to another university. On my resume, what should I do for listing a GPA? (Given that I haven't even taken a class at the new university). I am obviously putting my GPA from my previous institut...
mxpwer
12 days 1 hour ago
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Target Schools in GermanyHello fellow members, I was wondering if anyone in here is fro Germany or has experience with German universities and which ones are considered "target schools"? I have read before that most Banks primarily recruit from the following: WHU, EBS, HHL, Mannheim and Frankfurt (goethe) Thanks ...
Matrick
292 days 1 hour ago
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How to Professionally Decline a FT Offer from current Internship Guys, Currently interning in the workout group of a major bank and am almost positive i will receive a full-time offer.(Disclaimer: I really like everyone i work with and have ;earned so much. I just feel like my personality fits the IB mindset better) That being said i am STRONGLY considering push...
JeSTRENGTH
12 days 2 hours ago
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Best Cheap Eats in New YorkThe title pretty much states my question. I'll be in New York this upcoming Winter and want to know what the best spots are for a decently priced meal. Any recommendations? ...
mCobb
52 days 2 hours ago
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How to factor in deferred tax asset/liability in a DCF?I'm coming across this problem where there is a deferred tax asset/liability in projections. Anyone have any insight on how to handle this? My three options: 1.) Project as a percent of revenue and just keep constant 2.) Project as decreasing over the projection period - reasoning: my thinking is th...
unclebiff
22 days 4 hours ago
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How hard is it to move from consulting to IB? What do I have to do?How hard would it be to move from Consulting to IBD and what will I have to do? Is networking all I have to do? ...
TkoBr
02 days 4 hours ago
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Is getting a MSF or MMS at a top school worth it? I'm a liberal art major. Is getting a MSF or MMS at a top school worth it? If I network well will there be a chance I might be offered a job in the IBD after I complete the program? Tuition is 50k. I'm thinking about working and networking my way into IBD then get a top MBA instead. ...
TkoBr
02 days 4 hours ago
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Is Morgan Stanley FDIC Insured?I had a bit of an odd situation freshman year of college and I cannot work under an FDIC insured bank for the next few years. This takes off GS and most Investment banks, honestly never even seen an Investment banking internship not under a FDIC insured bank... However, when I look up Morgan Stanley...
Leorio
292 days 7 hours ago
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No Name Boutique to MMIf anyone has any insight on this process I'd appreciate it. Basically got started late in the game (econ major, decided om IB senior year). Ended up at a no name boutique to get my foot in the door/get some experience. Pro: Great deal experience, since I am the only analyst in my office and they d...
gonegirl
32 days 7 hours ago
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Important question for ResumeIs it important to put how much money the company you previously worked for manages? I've seen "AUM $4b" before and wanted to know if this is something companies look for on resumes. Kind of a noob question but I would like clarification on it. ...
mCobb
12 days 8 hours ago
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Programming in IB?Rising freshman at target school. Hey everyone, I'm really interested in IB and I'm trying to figure out the skillset I need to bolster my resume and skills for such an industry. I'm wondering what are the thoughts on a Programming language for IB? It seems like aside from maybe SQL and VBA, there i...
fraoz02
12 days 9 hours ago
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Roger Ailes OUT at Fox NewsWhat are your guys thoughts on Roger Ailes, CEO of Fox News, being fired by the Murdoch sons due to the recent accusations of Gretchen Carlson? ...
SBrunsWS
22 days 10 hours ago
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Current/former IB summer analysts, what was the day to day like?Hey guys, I'm a rising junior and I am currently interning in Advisory at one of the Big 4. To make a long story short, I am incredibly fed up with my internship. I've been working for nearly 6 weeks and half my time has been literally spent doing nothing -- I've done a lot of reading and even enrol...
JuanB3rnal
42 days 10 hours ago
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Wells Fargo partners with Amazon to offer student loans Wells Fargo is rolling out a new program that is offering student loans days after it announced plans to launch a robo-advisor service in early 2017. The bank states that it is the largest student lender of U.S. commericial banks is offering an interest rate discount of 0.5% to Amazon prime customer...
mCobb
02 days 12 hours ago
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Credit Suisse TMT NYC 2016How is Creidt Suisse TMT NY holding up these days? I know there's been a bloodbath in SF with senior tech bankers leaving but haven't heard much about New York recently. Also, how is the current culture, exit opps, etc especially compared to m&a? ...
LeveragedBuySellout
12 days 13 hours ago
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Summer analyst return offerI'm currently an IB SA in one of the BBs. We all know that it's nearing the end of the internship for the summer, and I'm quite scared to see what the return offer rates will be - especially for smaller groups in IB. Do you think the market will make banks allocate fewer return offers this year? And...
Throwaway879
02 days 14 hours ago
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LeverageMill
02 days 17 hours ago
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Green Street Advisors? .. Anyone know anything about these guys in Newport Beach? How are they viewed in the industry? ...
BlackNRed
32 days 18 hours ago
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Rosenbaum and Pearl Investment Banking 2nd Edition valuation models---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
millitia
52 days 19 hours ago
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Make money online??Can you make money on Facebook, and is it too much hard work? i mean you would need to have at least a 100+ friends for your group and also how much do you make on online commercials - not much right? is it a good idea to do or waste of time? Thanks for your time anyway! Have a great day. Johan -...
Johan_peter
02 days 21 hours ago
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Simons vs. High Frequency Traders Fitting that the day I finish the popular book Flash Boys (yes I know I'm behind on this) this news come by my desktop... James Simons and Renaissance Technologies has recently filed a patent for outrunning speed crazed traders through executing synchronized trades in multiple exchanges. The inventi...
mCobb
12 days 22 hours ago
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Thoughts on The Vampire Squid Podcast?Have you guys heard this guy's podcast? Do you think it is legitimate and helpful for understanding the financial services industry? Saw him on Business Insider the other day, Goldman Sachs TMT Analyst that recently left and trying to "increase transparency in finance". ...
Bankinglyfestyle
23 days 3 hours ago
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Which laptop to get for doing remote work at homeI'm trying to buy a laptop before my IB stint, and I expect to doing remote work on it during travel and at home. Any recommendations? ...
princeroyce
23 days 3 hours ago
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Accelerated recruiting - need help sending an update networking email Having trouble figuring out how to follow up with everyone I have been networking with so far. How do you send an update email that you are applying to their firm thru accelerated recruiting? Should I ask everyone again for a coffee chat or phone call? ...
Alibabes56
53 days 3 hours ago
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Breaking into Piper Jaffray?Anyone heard anything about the Birmingham office specifically? What is the culture like? I want to be able to stay close to home and help out on my family's ranch over the weekends. Roll Tide! ...
Gold Man Stan
73 days 6 hours ago
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Restructuring at Millstein & CoAnyone have any info on Millstein & Co? The last company-specific WSO post seems to be from March 2013. Interested in firm reputation, culture, deal flow and hiring. Thanks! ...
amj1203
23 days 6 hours ago
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MF Credit CompWhat's the typical compensation for credit investment associates at the megafunds? (i.e. KKR, Apollo, Centerbridge, etc.) Can't find any solid information on this ...
Blue_Horseshoe_5
63 days 9 hours ago
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Credit Funds (within PE funds included)Good Morning, A sign of the times - there seem to be a number of opportunities at credit funds that invest in sub investment grade debt, CLOs, and credit strategies within PE funds. I'm sure experiences vary across funds, but can anyone provide salary, hours, and experiences from Analyst through whi...
LevFinGS
73 days 9 hours ago
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HELP: Chocolate/Poop(?) Stain on ResumeI just finished interviewing a few hours ago with a VP from a local firm for a spring analyst position but I have no idea if I should send a follow up email. I got to the office about 20 minutes early so I talked with the receptionist who offered me some chocolate mints. Not sure why but caffeine al...
Gold Man Stan
113 days 9 hours ago
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Opionon on non-US BB IBDWhat is everyone's opinion on the future of the non-US BBs, like CS, Barclays, DB, HSBC Securities, UBS. Do you think this would not be a good time to go into their programs or nothing to worry about. In addition if you had to go from best suited for the future to worst what would it be? I know CS m...
BB323
03 days 10 hours ago
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How Is Ph.D in Economics Treated In Investment Banking?One of my Princeton friend told me that, in investment banking, your undergrad degree is the most important regardless of your grad degree. He also says since most of the demands are for undergrads, it is extremely difficult for grad students enter this field. Is it true? What about Ph.D? Are peopl...
Houll
33 days 10 hours ago
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I'm a doctor and I'm better than bankersHey friends. A bit of background. I graduated from Oxford Medical School a year ago with a BA in Neurosciences and BMBCh (Distinction) in Finals. Had a gap year and will be starting my foundation year training in 2 months or so (similar to American "residency"). So I'm a doctor and I lol at your pa...
Summering
1733 days 11 hours ago
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Investor Services and exit opportunitiesHi WSO Forum members, I am based in Eastern Europe and am finishing my undergrad. Decent GPA, experience with startup and in Risk and reporting at a major BB in Frankfurt. I have been offered the role of Investor Services associate at a major bank here that I am starting next month, but I do not wan...
Pstronk1
03 days 11 hours ago
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How Low Will Yields Go?After a recent treasury market rally, economists expectations have become more and more bullish. "Ten-year U.S. yields will fall more than 50 basis points, or 0.5 percentage point, to 1 percent in the first quarter of 2017" - Matthew Hornbach, Morgan Stanley None of the 61 economists surveyed by Bl...
mCobb
03 days 12 hours ago
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Direct connection with ED at top BBSo the "housing manager" of my fraternity also happens to be an ED at a top BB in NYC. With a staggeringly-low GPA of 3.17 at a target school, my chances for an IBD junior-year internship anywhere are abysmal considering just my grades. Any advice on how I should reach out to someone so senior in th...
CubofWallSt
13 days 13 hours ago
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If you could get an offer from any investment bank, which one would you choose? Please include Location and Product/Coverage Group There have been several similar post but I think this question needs updated answer for 2016. I would choose generalist a Moelis in NY. ...
heyguysandgals
13 days 14 hours ago
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Question) When Does Investment Banking Analysts Start Their Work?MY friend just graduated this year but no more information is added to his linkedin or facebook. Does this mean that he failed to get in? ...
Houll
43 days 17 hours ago
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Why do some boutiques make you take the Series 79?Why does Moelis/Evercore make you take it while Lazard/Greenhill don't???? This test is terrible. ...
Zezima
23 days 19 hours ago
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Networking after IB FT offerHow much networking did you do when you landed your FT IB gig?.. ...
michaelscofield
03 days 20 hours ago
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Equity vs Debt for an acquisitionI was asked in a BB IBD summer intern interview something along the lines of.. how can a company decide on using debt or equity to fund an acquisition/transaction and what are the benefits and disadvantages of using each one. I can't remember exactly what I said but I spoke a bit how using debt is r...
Grylls
33 days 20 hours ago
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Credit Suisse IBCM Top Talent Women's Program 2016Has anyone heard back after interviews on July 14th for IB? Thanks! ...
icedcoffee18
33 days 21 hours ago
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BB Operations MD AMAHaven't seen too many posts to shed light on this so ask away. Also see my latest post here: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/how-to-get-t... Mod Note (Andy): This is an older AMA originally posted on 2/20/16 but the OP let me know he's still able to answer some questions! Check out this other...
1234bama
1103 days 22 hours ago
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product control opportunityI am now working in Big 4 London as a audit associate. I have been already ACCA exam qualified, but still work for ACA qualification as requested. Now, I have a chance to break into a Top BB (like GS, MS, JP) finance department as a product controller associate (delta one trading). It is a experienc...
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Cash flow projections and valuation in FRGHi all, What are the best resources to learn about financial modeling for distressed companies? I'm interning at an asset reconstruction firm this summer and wanted to learn as much about the process before I start. Thank you! ...
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Critical Ownership ThresholdHey guys, I was about about to start an internship in Capital Structure Advisory and found out the importance of some critical ownership thresholds when we structure a M&A operation. So could anyone please help me to understand how these thresholds are important to shareholders and the company i...
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Deutsche Bank IT Job TitleHi Could anyone let me know whether Deutsche Bank back office IT staff has corporation title like Analytics, Associate, VP, ED etc? If so, does Deutsche Bank has a parallel functional job titles for IT staff? I know some banks don't give IT staff corporation titles. A developers in those banks are...
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New York School of Finance summer Advantage program - Thoughts and insights? I am interested in their summer Advantage program. Could someone how has recently completed the program tell me about your opinions? Thanks ...
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