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Operating modelling Not balance. seek helpAs the title says... I have crunched this model for like a week but still not balancing.... The attachment is the operating model page emits all the revenue and expense build since those are all estimates. As you can see. I have only got 2015's balance sheet and income statement but not cash flow. T...
liydpb
05 min 19 sec ago
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AMA: Venture Capital Co-Founding PartnerGood evening everyone! (or whatever time it is in your time zone), I wanted to open up some time for Q&A with the WSO community. WSO was a very helpful tool in helping me pursue internships and gain knowledge on particular areas in finance, specifically IB, PE, and VC related. I believe it is on...
SeedCapitalist7
93 hours 54 min ago
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Venture Capital SucksAt least that's what David Siegel thinks. While certainly not a huge name in the industry, the guy seemingly has some good firsthand experience-- and isn't afraid to disparage the model of venture capital as a whole. I believe venture capital is broken, both for LPs and entrepreneurs. While the ve...
Nick Naylor
85 hours 58 min ago
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Ross vs Stern undergrad for PE/VC?Does Ross or Stern hold more weight in terms of recruiting and landing positions in PE or VC firms? I like both schools and am about to decide on Ross, but my parents believe Stern would be better because it is located in NYC and is a private university. I am from north Jersey so I do eventually wan...
mawr
26 hours 18 min ago
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no IB/HF experience, is it possible to get into PE from Corp Dev after age 30?Hi I am in fact evaluating an offer of in house FIG M&A Corp Development. I am age 30, been in the industry and consulting and thus offered this Corp Development role. The deal volume will be huge and I am thinking if I would be able to pitch myself for PE after 2-3 years in Corp Dev. Should I ...
crymeariver
79 hours 31 min ago
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LBO Modeling Test - Unbalanced Balance SheetThe title says it all - I just went through a 2 hour lbo model, and my balance sheet didn't balance. I did get down to sponsor IRR...but just wondering if the unbalanced balance sheet is a dealbreaker...? ...
Hbaj
1011 hours 11 min ago
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PE Bonus Was Horrific...TL:DR: Bonus was $14k this year, and I'm having a difficult time staying positive, what should I do? Full backstory: Joined a small PE shop shortly after school. First year bonus was 0. Reviews were good, no issues, superiors said that they are still early in the J curve and couldn't afford to pay a...
Janet Yellen
3015 hours 41 min ago
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SWFs in ME or SingaporeHi guys, regarding the semester abroad I had the idea to choose a country with a strong SWF so that I would be able to present a coherent story when applying for a position there after a few year in Banking. I read a few positive stories about ADIA, Mubadala and Aabar in the UAE, but also GIC in Sin...
McLovin1
31 day 1 hour ago
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Which offer to take: PE or MBAI'm in my late twenties, have a non-target background, and have been accepted to a #10-15 business school and small MM PE firm (although it would only be a temporary role <5 years). I have not worked in PE before. Which do I take? ...
Tomas49
121 day 5 hours ago
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PE modeling test in less than 48h; questions on AskIvy free exampleHi all, See here: http://www.askivy.net/articles/private-equity/inte... Not sure how to forecast the change in working capital (there is a funding gap at the beginning, but then? should the change in working cap be equal to year 1?). Got SBs for any help. ...
Grass
21 day 7 hours ago
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Life as a Private Credit AnalystHey Guys, I have an interview with a private credit fund this week. I am currently in associate at a boutique IB and am interested in learning more about the day-to-day of a private credit analyst. I am trying to leave IB primarily to get away from the spontaneous hours and working weekends. I do n...
XSX82
51 day 10 hours ago
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Cold Emailing Into a VC Analyst Position I am a junior at a non-target and currently work in startup and SME consulting for a F100. We regularly work with local angels and venture capitalists to raise funding for our clients. This summer I will be interning at a local private equity/venture capital firm (1bn Aum), while also working part-t...
yungstrategymaster
51 day 11 hours ago
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TS Big 4 - Should I hurry to make a move?I have been in TS at a mid market Big 4 for several years now. I have been actively looking for a number of jobs, however, nothing has come to fruition quite yet. My fear is that I will get too far into Big 4 that I will become too "specialized" and be less attractive to potential employers. 1) ...
biggsy
131 day 14 hours ago
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A Masters Degree in the UK as an AmericanHey all. I am thinking about doing a masters degree in the UK (I am American) for various reasons (money, time etc). However, my grades are not good enough to get into the top tier schools (Cambridge, Oxford, LSE, St. Andrews). I was just curious as to your thoughts whether or not firms (national an...
JJmast1
11 day 15 hours ago
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Carried interest / carry interest for a $100 - $200mn fund with a 2-3 person team?Hi there, am hoping to get your view on the appropriate carry structure (as well as base + bonus range) - $100 - $200mn VC fund - I will join before securing anchor LP (i.e., have not started fundraising) - Joining as senior associate (4 years of BB IBD experience) - 1 to 2 partners (depending on fu...
Namaste_omm
81 day 17 hours ago
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Secondaries PE to Direct PE?How common / likely is it to move from secondaries PE to direct PE? Wondering if moving into secondaries will rule out any chance of moving into direct PE down the line, if secondaries doesnt prove to suit long term This is at the Associate level btw ...
Zweihander
12 days 10 hours ago
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CAC for a business paying trailing commissionsSo I am looking at SaaS business model. They are paying re-sellers a trailing commission of the clients that they sign-up/sell to. It's 10% annually of whatever revenue their client pays. There are no upfront costs to the company. How would you calculate the cost of customer acquisition? Someon...
Ninja-Analyst
02 days 13 hours ago
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Where do best Wharton undergraduates go immediately after graduation?Just curious, do superstars go into buy side right away or do they go into a top bb group? ...
Issac
232 days 13 hours ago
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IB-->PE recruiting & GMATWould putting a 740 GMAT on your resume during PE associate recruiting (out of IB) help or hurt? I'd really appreciate if someone could shed some light on whether or not GMAT helps and if 740 GMAT is acceptable by MF and top MM funds. For context, not trying to compensate for low SAT or anything. J...
FastDropAcid
42 days 19 hours ago
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Minority Equity Investment / Convertible Preferred SecurityWhat is the correct way to model a minority position in a company, financed with a combination of new leverage and convertible preferred securities? For example: Assume the founder of the business owns 51% and a sponsor owns 49%. With new leverage and sponsor equity, the new sponsor would purchase t...
F1
23 days 9 hours ago
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Military to Non-Target Southwest State University To Private Equity For Pension FundHello, I was in the US Air Force for 4 years, left to finish college at an extremely non-target college in the southwest and was able to break into Private Equity for a state pension fund. I have competed against peers from all over the country, including some a Ivy League schools and have worked ...
TactialTrader
63 days 12 hours ago
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Books - Anyone recommend any VC books? Can anyone recommend any VC books for non-business student? If it matters, I am particularly interested in biotech/pharma. Thanks. ...
thefrontrow
83 days 16 hours ago
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Vendor Financing in Equity Purchase PriceHello all, I am looking at a company with inventory that gets financed through its vendor at ~1% interest. The company books this as part of accounts payable. Question is, does this get treated as debt and will the equity purchase price get reduced by the value of accounts payable (portion that a...
njboe227
03 days 16 hours ago
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BB IB > Hedge Fund > Top MBA > Post MBA PE ----- Possible?Hey guys, I've been searching around the forum, and haven't found an exact answer to this, so maybe someone could help me out with an educated take. I am an Ivy League undergrad Worked in IB right out of school, on the coverage/M&A side at a BB in NY (not GS/ms/JPM, but top 5-8 let's say) for ...
fidelissemper
54 days 5 hours ago
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Externship in PE post-MBA?tl;dr: Are there opportunities to intern at a PE firm for a few months post-MBA before your full-time offer starts elsewhere? Does anyone know someone who has done this? Long version: Hi everyone. I'm trying to do some planning around my second year of business school, and I'd really appreciate if y...
dmw86
04 days 12 hours ago
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PE Summer Internship: Operations or Investment Side?Hey fellow monkeys! I just received an offer from an alumnus that I could either help him in operations for the acquired firm or that he could refer me to similar firms that would want investment valuation (deal sourcing, valuation) help. I assume an investment valuation role would be more applicabl...
Entrepreneur100
15 days 1 min ago
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Freshmen Search Fund InternshipHow helpful will a freshmen PE search fund analyst internship be for future IB job? ...
wchen91496
45 days 4 hours ago
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Commercial View on PE assetsHi WSO Community, I have a 5th round interview with a PE fund next week and I've already proven my modelling and personal skills and so on. What they want to see now is my commercial view on two companies they've sent over. They really stress the fact that they want a strategic and commercial view,...
waldeckersport
15 days 15 hours ago
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Investment Banking Skills Transition to Private Equity I am currently a consultant at a solid consulting firm and am currently in the private equity recruiting process. Wanted to reach out and ask all these experienced professionals out there - how much do the skills you work in an investment banking translate over to the buy-side? What I'm trying to ga...
HomieQuan122
15 days 16 hours ago
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Private equity secondaries marketHi everyone, Just wondering where to find out information on the state of the PE secondary market as well as any notable deals that have happened recently? Thank you. ...
the_ferry
25 days 18 hours ago
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Trying move onto trading desk, but haven't heard back for 4 months, need adviceGuys I need advice. I'm in a PE MO/BO A few months ago, the trading desk in my fund has an opening for a junior person. I expressed interest to the VP I work with and then I've met with 2 of the MDs. Both told me that I will need to meet with 1 more MD (guy who basically runs things, whom I've never...
WombatOfWallStreet
26 days 9 hours ago
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Vice President Fund Carry/EquityHey All- I have been negotiating an offer with a PE firm to come on as a VP. I actually have worked for this same firm before, left for a few years, and now they have roped me back in. They are currently in the process of raising their second fund (sub $500mm target) and since it is still small, my ...
Billy Ray Valentine
271 week 12 hours ago
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Best Advanced Financial Modeling Course?I work at a small PE firm who wants to send myself (2nd yr analyst) and an Associate (MBA grad) to an advanced modeling course. We both have solid modeling and excel skills, but need to be fine-tuned. What are the top advanced modeling courses out there that would fit our experience? I know there ...
HealthcareAnalyst
41 week 12 hours ago
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Financial Modeling in Growth Equity and LBO ShopsHow does financial modeling differ in growth equity and LBO shops? Would one come away with vastly different technical expertise from working at either type of PE shops (assuming the growth equity shop does not require cold-calling)? ...
ryanmonkey86
51 week 12 hours ago
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Recycling / Reinvestments & Carried Interes - Confused!Hi All Do any of you think you could answer a question I have on recycling and reinvestments in an LPA/private equity context? If so, I will post my acutal question (it's about, amongst other things, how a GP can get carried interest on proceeds that are withheld from distribution or recalled from L...
Quite Confused
51 week 13 hours ago
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URGENT HELP: Interviewing with 2 groups at same PE MF in 2 different locationsHi All - I'm in a bit of an odd situation. I have an upcoming final round interview tomorrow with a MF in the west coast, but the headhunter who is helping me out with that process also emailed me about another position for the same MF in NYC (different industry vertical). I need to respond to the ...
jim_beam
01 week 13 hours ago
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Incoming IB AnalystI know the GPA questions have been churned out several times, but there seems to be some conflicting information. I'm an incoming IB analyst at a 2nd tier BB in a group that traditionally doesn't recruit as well as others at the firm. To my knowledge, none of the current analysts have been extended ...
JimK
01 week 16 hours ago
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Private Equity 101 - Financial ModelingHey guys, I was wondering if anyone has downloaded lbo model tutorials? I'm looking for something cheap, and this is much less than one on one sessions. Thanks. ...
2009Banker
71 week 16 hours ago
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Interview Brainteaser for Special Situations This came up awhile ago. I thought it was a pretty neat question. How would you guys answer it? You have an illiquid investment in an asset in which you put in $50m of equity and has $135mm in debt. It is not generating any cash. You have $120mm of excess cash to invest. You can inject $120mm to get...
MrV
191 week 21 hours ago
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Actis - emerging mkt PEAny one has experience or insights on this, particularly on culture and compensation? They spun out from CDC and invests extensively in em (Africa, Latam, China, South Asia) ...
park75
01 week 21 hours ago
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When is Too Late for PE?I have an MBA and am now a seasoned associate. I've always heard that it is "too late" to get into PE at this stage, but is this really true? Is it too late because the comp is less dramatically different (assuming no carry)? Or is it too late because I would be the oldest PE associate and competing...
[email protected]
61 week 1 day ago
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Venture Capital vs Growth Equity vs Private Equity work/life balanceHi, My question is pretty simple: I'm willing to work in a venture capital/growth equity/private equity firm but I'd like to have a life too. What are the average working hours in each of these sectors ? What's the best for the work/life balance ? Thanks in advance for sharing your experience! ...
jojorms
61 week 1 day ago
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My Private Equity Recruiting ProcessMod Note (Andy): Make sure to see Northsider's response to this post in the comments or by clicking here I am about 3 weeks removed from receiving three PE offers (from MFs and top MM firms), both elated and relieved to be done with such a crazy process. I saw that another user commented saying he'd...
Candor
551 week 1 day ago
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Spanos Barber JesseHas anyone heard of them? They raised their first $204MM fund in late 2015 and have made one investment so far.http://sbjcap.com Any info on reputation of the team or anything really would be appreciated. Thanks! ...
dogboo
21 week 1 day ago
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Transition Path from Corporate Finance to PE/Operating PartnerI have realized you can make a good life in the corporate world, however still lacks the potential to build significant wealth through equity potential. I have worked through the corporate ladder very quick, now at 30 holding a VP Finance role acting as CFO for a $1.3B region of a global company. ...
ATO370
01 week 1 day ago
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Private Placement AgentsHi All, I'm having trouble finding info on private placement agents. Can someone elaborate on the topic with regard to responsibilities, comp, and best groups/firms that specialize in private placement? Thanks very much! ...
strawboy123
31 week 1 day ago
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TA-Associates Hi all, Has anyone ever met with TA Associates ? What are your views on them (people, culture, sourcing model)? What happens after the 3-year programme ? What are the exit opps? If anyone has more information on their European activities, they are also more than welcome. Thanks a lot! ...
xlsx1988
01 week 1 day ago
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Real estate private equity internship interview prep! please help.Hello everyone, I have an upcoming internship interview with an real estate private equity, can anyone shed light on what type of questions they are likely to ask? I am a third yr finance undergrad. ...
AnotherPersonNumeroUno
01 week 2 days ago
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MM PE Chances from non targetI'm currently an incoming analyst at a Financial Sponsors group at a European BB in NY. I go to a non-target school and will graduate with a 3.5 GPA. My SAT scores are really bad as well, would probably omit them from my resume during recruiting. I know my chances of breaking into a reputable MM PE ...
jasondias
01 week 2 days ago
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Which to choose: State-owned investment fund vs Management ConsultingHi all, I would like to hear advice on how to evalue the offers since the two offers I got are clearly different. In particular, 1. I would like to hear about the thoughts on what elments you consider for choosing two very different offers (see below notes)? 2. Could anyone share experience with a ...
yhtank128
01 week 2 days ago
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MHA -> healthcare private equity?Can people place into healthcare equity out of an MHA program? If not, do the other 3 routes below seem plausible? 1) start MHA program -> summer intern with Healthcare IB -> graduate with MHA -> break into healthcare IBD -> work for a couple of years -> break into healthcare PE after...
nka13
01 week 3 days ago
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Why Infrastructure / Energy Private Equity? Is my answer convincing?Hello - I have an upcoming first round at a leading infrastructure PE firm. I have focused my recruiting primarily on traditional PE focusing on LBOs, but came across this opportunity and decided to interview for it. What I find somewhat interesting about this position is the investments take vario...
jim_beam
21 week 3 days ago
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REIT LBOA few questions on REIT LBOs. 1) What happens when a company does an LBO of a REIT? Does the REIT maintain its status and continue to pay dividends to the company that bought it, or does it stop paying dividends and start paying taxes? 2) What does a cap stack usually look like in a REIT LBO? Is hig...
realestatehopeful
21 week 4 days ago
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Where do best UPenn M&T (Wharton + Penn Engineering dual degree) undergraduates go immediately after graduation?Wondering where do best UPenn M&T (Wharton + Penn Engineering dual degree) undergraduates go immediately after graduation? And, also, where they have reached to in their careers after 5-10 years? ...
Bala-Gupta
11 week 4 days ago
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Sampling European LBO deals on Capital IQHi all ! I've been struggling with CIQ for a week now and what I can tell is that despite several user guides found on the Internet i am still not able to find what I'm looking for on this database... In fact for the quantitative step of my thesis, I need to build up a sample of European LBO deals w...
evergreenutopia
11 week 4 days ago
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MF PE FInal Round Help Hi guys - I've been in the process for a PE mega-fund for the past month and have advanced to the final rounds. These interviews are going to be with senior partners and MDs of the firm. I do know that there is only 1 spot they are hiring for this coming summer, and headhunters have told me that th...
jim_beam
11 week 4 days ago
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Distress Investing in Small Companies Does anyone know of any firms that'd take an interest in distress companies under $20mm? I'm in the real estate space myself and have little/no familiarity in the vulture/distress world, but had a deal hit our desk regarding a company that'll be going into a bankruptcy sale in the next couple of mon...
mjray87
11 week 5 days ago
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Boulder, CO - Grey Mountain PartnersJust curious to know if anyone has any information on this firm or knows anyone who has worked there? I'm looking for info on the culture, hours etc. and how it might compare to other Denver based shops (Platte River, KRG, Bow River, KSL, Lariat, others) Only info available on WSO seems to be quit...
Net_Revenue
51 week 6 days ago
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Is it redundant/hard to get an MBA after Wharton undergrad?I was admitted to Wharton and Columbia undergrad, and I have to make my decision soon. I definitely want to pursue an MBA regardless of where I go, but I'm wondering: coming out of Wharton and having spent time on the Street, would MBA programs (like HBS) give me a hard time since they'd think I'm j...
ConfusedIntellectual
122 weeks 13 hours ago
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Capital Call Procedure: Case StudyI have a take-home case study where I have to develop a process and timeline for capital calls to be sent to investors with enough info and with enough time for the investor to wire money to the fund in time for the fund to invest in the underlier. I have a hedge fund background with light PE exper...
[email protected]
32 weeks 18 hours ago
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Unreasonable?For anyone looking for something very unusual/off the beaten track. awful pay but living in boulder/travelling all over the world, very smart guys... If I wasn't tied down on the otherside of the world I would be looking at this... Very different, but very excitinghttp://unreasonablecapital.com/ htt...
BreakingintoIBD
02 weeks 1 day ago
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PE/LBO Model request - (Upcoming interview!) **Included an example question on dividend recap that needs an answer**I've got a few models here and there to look at and practice with, but they are from BIWS (which is fairly straightforward) or some that are very very messy... I was wondering if anyone have a few good examples to share with me? Something I'd like to see is how dividend recapitalizations are includ...
Kanon
322 weeks 1 day ago
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PE to techI have an offer to start at a MM PE fund with a strong track record, but am interested in transitioning to the tech industry and the PE firm does not make technology investments. Should I be worried about not being at firm that focuses on technology (either technology-focused PE or a VC firm) - and ...
veronica456
12 weeks 1 day ago
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thatruth34pp
02 weeks 1 day ago
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PE firms in ShanghaiHello, I am looking for PE firms in China that invest in Startups overseas. We are in Canada, coming to Shanghai next week, and trying to connect with firms that invest overseas in IT mainly cloud based solutions, and willing to give us time to present our company. any ideas ? ...
RebelTech
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Has Anyone Heard of Oxford Valuation Partners?Hi guys: Has anyone heard of this company? They seem to be a boutique VC/PE shop but I wasn't able to find them on Glassdoor or anything. Can anyone comment on the legitimacy of this? Thanks! ...
wandervogel
02 weeks 3 days ago
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East Coast vs West Coast PWM- Investment AdvisoryHey everyone, I am from New York, but I am going to be interviewing with an investment advisory firm out in Los Angeles (SEIA Signator). They have 5.1 billion AUM as of December 2015, and growing. I am a 22 year old that graduated from college last May (Syracuse University) with a degree in Commun...
JJmast1
02 weeks 3 days ago
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MBB Consultant to PEHi guys, I'm a 2nd year MBB consultant (post-MBA level), currently looking for opportunities in PE. Majorly interested in the operation side, but open to all opportunities. Got a couple of questions here: 1. Where can I find a list of PE firms with a operation branch? I know about KKR, Bain Capital,...
flybarrel
02 weeks 3 days ago
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The academic life of a Whartonite?I'm considering attending Wharton undergrad over Columbia, but I'm not too sure yet. However, I'm wondering if anyone knows what the average GPA at Wharton is, what is a competitive GPA to come out with, and if Wharton kids spend A LOT of their time studying? Will I have to replace socializing for s...
ConfusedIntellectual
32 weeks 3 days ago
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MM Private Equity - Preparing for the Job?I am starting a full-time private equity position in SF soon (middle-market fund). Is there anything that I should do to prepare myself for the job to make sure I start off on the right foot? Or is everything just on the job learning? ...
urchin24
12 weeks 3 days ago
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IFC modeling test? Has anyone interviewed for IFC Inv. Analyst? Looking for some advice on 2nd and 3rd round, particularly the case study/modeling test on the 2nd round. I have no idea about the time limit and the type of analysis required. DCF? IRR? etc? Appreciate your feedback! ...
seren
02 weeks 4 days ago
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AMA: GS Special Situations >> Founder of a Private Equity StartupMy experience bridges three worlds: investment banking, private equity, and startup life. Here's my story, in a nutshell: I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin's Plan II and Business Honors programs and was hired directly out of undergrad to GS. I worked in the firm's Special Situations...
powers99
1012 weeks 5 days ago
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PE Headhunters?Does anyone have any direct contacts at the following recruiting firms that they'd recommend? I will eventually reach out to someone at each of these firms, but I wanted to get a recommendation from a monkey here before I arbitrarily pick a headhunter... GloCap AmitySG Partners Henekel ...
h3dgehog
22 weeks 5 days ago
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Is there a subscription model for the private equity package? My university wants to buy access. My university wants to purchase access to the private equity prep package. Is there any product they can buy that they can then distribute to their students? Prep sites often provide a subscription model to universities. ...
Black Toro
12 weeks 6 days ago
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Private Equity Course QuestionFirst, I apologize if I'm not posting in the appropriate forum. I'm a law student currently working through an assignment for a private equity course. For the assignment, we've been provided with a fictitious, privately held corporation with a very lofty valuation. Our assignment is to negotiate a s...
BrickSquad
33 weeks 7 hours ago
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Boutique IB (non-elite) vs. Boutique Mng Consulting (but does 30% PE dilligence work) for PE?Hi Monkeys, Hope you are all well. My question: looking to eventually break into PE. I currently have offers on the table from a boutique Financial Services-focused IB in NY and a boutique management consulting firm (NY or SF). Trying to decide between the two offers, given my goal of eventually en...
rp1990
03 weeks 10 hours ago
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Getting into PE after MBA coming from M&A Law BackgroundHello, I am a Brazilian M&A lawyer and next year I will be applying for my MBA. After my MBA, I would like to get into PE and my question really is: what are my chances in getting into PE. Just a little bit of background, I have 2 year experience in M&A law, have already two business post-gr...
RobertP23
53 weeks 13 hours ago
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Mezz Debt to PE; How to Best Ask Current Firm for Recruiting HelpI currently work in the NYC office of a middle market mezzanine debt firm. We're a bit unusual in that we hire the majority of our analysts directly out of undergrad instead of from banking. I started out of undergrad in Summer 2015. We have sort of a two year analyst program, though there's definit...
BirdGang856
43 weeks 14 hours ago
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Portfolio Analyst Compensation - Middle Market Financing Firm (Senior / Mezz Fund)Anyone have any insight into compensation? Tasks include: (i) monitor portfolio, (ii) analyze portfolio company financial statements, loan covenants and other credit factors, (iii) prepare financial updates and quarterly valuation materials for investment team, and (iv) participate in new underwriti...
HurstRoss12
23 weeks 16 hours ago
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LBO Case Study AnalysisGot this recent case study for LBO/Returns Analysis modeling, and really need some help trying to figure out how to attack this - can anyone provide some help or answers (DM is also preferred)! Specifically with: - How do I structure this out (steps - i.e., make sources/uses, then P&L (do I go t...
valueadd23
473 weeks 16 hours ago
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PE Business Development Out of UndergradI am currently interviewing for an assistant BD role out of undergrad. The firm has ~1 B AUM. The position would of course be more heavily weighted on calls than actual analysis, a bit of a shift from jobs I'd been pursuing (ER, Prop Trading, Consulting). However, from what I have read about busines...
joeschmo
33 weeks 17 hours ago
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Ironwood Capital InsightDoes anyone have any insights on Ironwood Capital located in Avon, CT? I have an interview with them next week for a Private Equity Analyst position and want to know as much as possible. Thanks gents! ...
Ryan-Michael
03 weeks 17 hours ago
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Fund Placements for Private Equity Firms - Looking for adviceAfter almost 5 years spent in M&A, IB (coverage group) and Merchant Banking, I am now looking for advice on how to transition into fund placement. I have read quite a lot about this topic and I want to join a group in charge of raising capital for Private Equity (and Hedge Fund) firms. From my p...
Heavy Bag
83 weeks 18 hours ago
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Summer 2016 PE Recruiting Still Going on?Does anyone know of any shops still recruiting? I've met with all the recruiters and I thought the meetings went well, but I've only had one interview. Yes I know it's off cycle (as subject indicates im looking for summer 2016), but I would have figured I would have had some interviews by now. It ju...
nyknicks7
43 weeks 19 hours ago
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IOI Bids vs Final Bids - Fundamental QuestionIf there was a company for sale that a PE firm (and possibly other PE firms involved in the blind bidding process for said company for sale) felt was extremely valuable, how often does it happen when they will decide to bid higher than their original IOI bid after the DD process? I.E initial IOI ran...
enti98
03 weeks 1 day ago
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Business Development InterviewManaged to leverage my network and land an interview with a small fund for a business development role. My current experience is in operations in the Asset Management space (just finished my first year) and i graduated from a non target. Any advice from someone currently sitting in a biz development...
frankr313
13 weeks 1 day ago
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Citi - Financial Sponsors or Media & Telecom to PE?Please shed some light on the PE/HF placement of these guys? Which would get more looks for PE/HF placement? Please advise! ...
bankertobe27
23 weeks 1 day ago
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I was told i am too young for roleHi All So work in Corporate Strategy in a Multinational, I have been here for close to a year. Prior to a that I worked as a investment banking analyst for over a year. I am interviewing for a private equity/Project Finance role. I have been through all the interviews; technical, modelling test. Met...
Prinx11
83 weeks 1 day ago
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dumbmonkey
03 weeks 1 day ago
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Incline Equity and PNC RiverArchAnyone have insight into these two funds that used to comprise PNC Equity Partners? I know the old PNC Equity used to be a big player in the MM manufacturing and distribution space, but how are these two doing? Also, thoughts on B-School placement and living in Pittsburgh as a young person would be...
NestoGrande
153 weeks 1 day ago
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LBO Case Study Help!Hi Guys, I have several interviews coming up and I have started practicing case studies. I have done a search online and saw the below case study posted on WSO several years ago. Can someone help me with this? I am not sure how to treat the shareholder loan... How does one approach this? Appreciate...
warrior109
03 weeks 1 day ago
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Exit Opps From Federal Transaction ServicesHey everyone, got a quick question. I have a job offer from a well known consulting firm for a position that has a fancy name (Transaction Services/Corporate Development Analyst) but is essentially a pricing role that helps structure and shape deals/bids for projects using internal cost models. It's...
rt2k15
43 weeks 1 day ago
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Due Diligence Provider / Transaction Services Recommendation in the South EastClosing in on acquiring a lower middle market business services company located in the southeast. Any recommendations on DD/Transaction services providers in the area? Thinking the big 4 might be too expensive for the deal size ($25mm rev., $3.75mm EBITDA), but maybe not. Haven't used anyone in ...
Analystinquiry
33 weeks 2 days ago
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Are PE Firms Frigid to Networking?So I took a really scattershot approach to IB recruiting during both my SA and FT processes, and it basically worked well and was expected by all parties; those who answered helped my process and those who ignored/might have been annoyed probably didn't hurt or were diluted by the number of active l...
flipcup
73 weeks 3 days ago
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NYSF Investment Banking and summer Internship opportunity including in Hedge Fund companyHi WSO members, I am pretty new to this site.I am thinking of joining NYSF investment banking internship program in the coming months.What do you advice will it be great to have an internship and will it help me out for networking opportunity. Regards, Sam ...
sam28111994
23 weeks 3 days ago
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Latin America PE?Hi all, I'll be doing latam investment banking, and I'm just curious what prospects are for private equity in the region. Ideally, I want to do Latam PE, but I would prefer to be based out of NYC at first. What are the top firms in Latin America, and how do their funds typically operate? What is t...
hyltzn
73 weeks 5 days ago
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Summit Partners Interview ProcessDoes anyone have experience with interviewing at Summit Partners in recent history? I was looking into their site and business model and I think their sourcing model is a great fit with my background and skill set. Understand the interview process will involve a walk through resume, potential cold c...
RichmondCAD
23 weeks 5 days ago
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New Fund NetworkingMonkeys, There's been a flurry of fundraising in my sector and many funds have been raised in the past 6 months from notable names. I'm interested in hearing if any monkeys have side-stepped the headhunter process and reached out to new funds directly to get there. If so, could you elaborate on your...
AZMonkey
23 weeks 6 days ago
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What Happens to Post-MBA PE Associates that are Asked to Leave?I am aware that some post-MBA Associates are eventually told that there is no path to VP for them, and are kindly asked to leave the firm. What do they do after that? Is it possible to move over to another firm in an Associate or VP role? Or do they move on to a completley different industry? ...
ngp99
53 weeks 6 days ago

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