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WSO Hall of Fame: Private Equity ForumThe Wall Street Oasis Private Equity Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions on the private equity 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 nav...
WallStreetOasis.com
06 months 3 weeks ago
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NY Private Equity Recruiting from Wells Fargo CharlotteI will be starting at Wells Fargo in Charlotte and would like to recruit for New York private equity opportunities. First off, will headhunters even contact me about and connect me with New York opportunities? Or will I have to mostly do my own networking, and can you really win PE interviews withou...
jetsmetsnets
25 min 12 sec ago
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Starting PE (or REPE) firm: Model for early daysHi guys, wondering if anyone has seen or has a good, flexible model for a startup PE firm or REPE firm (any illiquid manager doing closed-end funds)... I mean the management company itself. The model would show say the first 5 years from formation, and include costs of salaries (with guys hired over...
International Pymp
34 hours 24 sec ago
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Summer 2018 Networking Events / Coffee ChatsWhat shops have scheduled networking events and coffee chats or have held them already? Would like to get some information flow here. ...
flipcup
110 hours 49 min ago
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Priming a Promote?Hey guys, in private equity, what does it mean for an operating partner to priming their promote? I've heard this used with regards to a GP partner who is entitled to a promote under the JVA. The phrase was used when talking about the GP making a lower cost member loan to the venture, or with regard...
crazylegs123
010 hours 58 min ago
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How is the Wharton EMBA regarded compared to its traditional format counter MBA?How do other Wharton MBA's and the Street in general view graduates of the WEMBA program? I know the GMAT median is 710 about 10 points less than the traditional format and the cohorts total 200 or so while the traditional MBA class is 800+. Any perspectives would be appreciated. ...
Willem_I_Am
011 hours 8 min ago
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Dilemma - Should I Take The Offer?Hey guys, I have a "dilemma" and need your help. I recently landed an offer with a MM PE shop outside of NYC. The firm operates in the MM space, across multiple industries. Won't disclose exact fund size for anonymity, but it is in the $1.5-3B AUM range. My main concern is that the role is outside o...
Onyx
614 hours 13 min ago
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Altamont Capital? Not much information onlineDoes anyone know anything about Altamont? There isn't that much info on them available on here or on other sites. Is it hard to get an internship there? How are they regarded in the PE world? How do Any other insights/info/thoughts would be appreciated. ...
vunsure
416 hours 30 min ago
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Undergrad PE Analyst Exit to Other PE Firms/MBA?I've read a lot about the pros and cons of beginning your career in PE straight from undergrad on WSO (no IB/consulting experience), but is there anyone who can share their experiences exiting from one after a few years? Particularly interested in those who jumped to another (larger) PE, or those wh...
allweneedisloveandbeer
1521 hours 29 min ago
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Went from Community College & Fast Food with a 2.8 GPA to one of the most active PE funds in the world within 3 years. AMA.Timeline (each number represents a semester): End of Freshman year 2.8 GPA, and working in fast food. Was focused on getting laid, going to parties, and being seen as cool. - Beginning of Sophomore year I got my first girlfriend and did an extra credit assignment to read "Freakonomics". Re-realized ...
xgozax
221 day 5 hours ago
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Offer from REPE Fund: Need AdviceHi all, Senior from target school who received a PE analyst offer from Realterm. REPE fund investing heavily in warehouses, logistics and airport real estate. Does anybody know about this firm/how good of an offer this is? Did a quick search on WSO for both Realterm and Aeroterm which didn't yield a...
EML-Baltimore
21 day 8 hours ago
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Out of curiousity..Consulting into IB into PE - possible? In IB currently**Experience ** 2.5 years of consulting (mix of operational, restructuring & IT strategy) at think PwC, Deloitte. Post this, I made the switch into BB LevFin (2 years here) think JPM,GS,DB. I'm currently a top bucket analyst. In order to switch from consulting into IB, I studied for a masters in...
abnba
71 day 10 hours ago
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How do you structure an investment thesis in PE?When you're looking at companies and you distill all the information to form an investment thesis, what frame work or organization do you use? If a principal asked you and you had to verbally give an investment thesis, how would you start, what would you say, etc? What kinds of things do you highlig...
zentiger
11 day 11 hours ago
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Databases to Pull Financials and Other Info for Private, PE-backed Company?Does anyone have any recommendations on what database to use or how to go about finding financial and other material information regarding a private, PE-backed company? I was thinking of Dunn & Bradstreet or PrivCo but have not used them before and wanted to generate a few suggestions before I s...
RedRage
71 day 17 hours ago
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WSO Private Equity Resume Template for Professionals with Deal Experience is Released!Big Announcement: WSO Private Equity Official Resume Template for Experienced Professionals with Deal Experience is Now Public!: Click here for the free investment banking resume template for college students. For those of you with deal or project experience coming from Investment Banking or Man...
WallStreetOasis.com
251 day 19 hours ago
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Overview of Infrastructure Private EquityHello WSO, I have been a long time lurker, and this is my first post (or maybe I am one of the top rated authors who decided to make a post anonymously). I have noticed a certain lack of information about infrastructure investing on WSO, and those threads that are created from time to time, are long...
Option Value
471 day 20 hours ago
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Atlas Holdings (CT)Nothing on the forum about these guys. Based in Greenwich, they have a $900 million fund and are interchangeably referred to as "distressed PE firm" and "collection of companies." They also have a unique program where they hire "field analysts" with 0-1 years of non-banking experience to work for a ...
NestoGrande
52 days 5 hours ago
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What are the common valuation metrics on private equity fundsAnyone knows what are the common valuation metrics on private equity funds, like i know AUM is a good measure of private equity funds by summing up their portfolios. But how about multiples? like Market Cap to AUM, but it seems this is just for listed pe firms. ...
bigbclub
62 days 5 hours ago
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Mezz to Private Equity?I'm a 1st year analyst in the mezzanine debt investing arm of a MM PE firm, which I joined straight out of undergraduate. My current responsibilities include reading CIMs, diligencing potential investments, building credit models and portfolio monitoring. I'm interested in control investing, both tr...
blkponda
32 days 8 hours ago
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Exit Opps into PE from RBCHey guys, So I will be doing RBC IB in NY after graduation, and I'd like to do PE after banking ideally. So which groups at RBC have the best exit opps into PE? Not megafunds, but maybe upper middle market PE? ...
therealgekko
102 days 8 hours ago
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Is it possible to go from mid-level MM IBD to MM PE?Hello everyone, I'm a long-time lurker of WSO, and am finally venturing out with my first post. I actually want to start off by thanking everyone for their contributions to the community. I can honestly say that I would never been able to land a junior FO finance internship with 0 past experience or...
Imstillhere
72 days 9 hours ago
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What do you do if you want to stay in PE after your 2-year associate program, but don't want to go to B-school?So I feel like the most common path if you want to stay in PE is: 2-yr PE associate>B-school>PE Sr. associate/VP. What if I don't want to get my MBA? Do I lateral to another firm and be an associate again for 2 more years? Then hope for promotion to senior levels? Correct me if I'm wrong, but ...
g0ttag0
32 days 12 hours ago
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PE Placement Agent - questionsHello WSO, I have recently started at a placement agent for private equity firms in an associate position. It's an independent firm, so think mid-market rather than IB-based. I know that when I was interviewing for the role there was very little info on here (or the web generally) about placement ag...
tgcl
222 days 20 hours ago
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"Operationally-Focused" PE Associate Roles - Marketing Chimera or Great Opportunity? Are there any private equity associate roles where you can gain genuine "operational" experience? Or is this all B.S.? Private equity funds like making the claim that they are "operationally focused" and that they do not solely rely on financial engineering to generate returns. Much like, "long term...
BobbybananamA
123 days 4 hours ago
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Carlyle "junior analyst" positionIs anyone familiar with the "junior analyst" positions at Carlyle? Looking through linkedin, most in the position seem to be straight from undergrad, mostly from non-target schools, and in different groups like investor relations, fund management, etc. The salary as reported on glassdoor is also rea...
IJustWantFreedom
53 days 9 hours ago
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Emerging Markets Hybrid Private Equity/Hedge Fund InterviewHey guys, I recently received an interview at a emerging markets hybrid private equity / hedge fund firm for an internship and wondering if anyone knew what the interview process will be like. For background, I have done an investment banking internship at a EB in New York and will be returning full...
samsamsamsamsam
13 days 16 hours ago
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Mgmt Options Pool Calculation in Basic LBO Model ExampleHello, Can someone explain the theory behind the formula for cash out from mgmt options in the basic lbo model examples. The calculation is "new equity * [(mgmt %) / (1+mgmt%)]". Why do you need to divide by (1+mgmt%)? ...
gnfullerton
03 days 18 hours ago
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Would you sacrifice $200k+ to join a boutique growth equity shop?I have two opportunities on the table, stick in the Corporate Strategy team with my F500 industrial company and make a decent to great living OR join a boutique growth equity / private equity fund as an Investment Associate and make less in the near term with the potential for significant wealth in ...
thegreatgoat
154 days 4 hours ago
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Modeling tests/case studies to share? I'm just beginning the recruiting process at a number of PE shops and wanted to ask if anyone is willing to share some modeling tests/case studies? I want to brush up on my skills. Happy to share what I have as well. ...
PEjunkie
114 days 4 hours ago
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Book recommendations? Switching careers, no experience, CFA candidateI'm only a CFA Level 1 candidate, unemployed and I have zero finance experience. I'm 28 yr old trying to catch up in life, so I was wondering if someone can recommend me books that are must reads to develop the skills I need to land a job in PE. Is it even possible? Do I need experience? What is the...
helloandrew
124 days 12 hours ago
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Positioning for PE Internships as a JuniorI am a sophomore majoring in Applied Math and Econ at a target school. Recently I was offered a rotational role with JPM through their Markets Internship program, and I am trying to understand how accepting it might fit into my hopes of going into PE out of undergrad. Would this internship help set ...
bluedog123
24 days 15 hours ago
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Odds of moving from startup to Venture Capital?I am a senior at a non-target about to graduate in May 2017 with a 3.95+ GPA. I have accepted a FT offer at a tech-startup in LA. They have around 50 employees. They have gone through their latest series B funding with a post-money valuation of $50M+. A potential exit (IPO or acquisition) is about 3...
noneoftheabove
54 days 20 hours ago
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2016/17 PE RecruitingHi Current EB analyst not in NYC and interested in PE. Has the initial wave of headhunter outreach occurred in NYC yet? Has Amity, CPI reached out yet? Thanks ...
theLostnDamned
25 days 3 hours ago
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Private Equity --> ???? Exit OpportunitiesI am trying to figure out what opportunities exist out there AFTER a stint in Private Equity. Do people leave PE firms after 5-10 years to start companies? Or to be a CFO/CEO of a company? Retire? VC? There are 100s of topics on getting to Private Equity but I haven't found a decent discussion on w...
calikid3820
325 days 15 hours ago
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Which firms (aside from BBs & Laz) have the best exit opps in Upper MM PE?Hey guys, so which IB firms have the best exit opps into Upper MM PE? Not including the BB banks. Also, any boutiques other than Laz that place the same or better than most of the BB in PE? ...
therealgekko
15 days 17 hours ago
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Questions about Private PlacementHey guys, first post on the site. I have been looking into private equity, DCM, etc. and found something called Private Placement. Did some more digging and learned about firms like Park Hill Group and divisions of banks that work as private placement firms, but I haven't been able to find much info...
NewChimpontheStreet
65 days 21 hours ago
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Best background for PEGuys, what is the best background for getting a job in PE: investment banking, equity research, or management consulting? ...
Kevin25
146 days 2 hours ago
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Alternative routes into PEAside from IB (and people who do PE right out of undergrad) where do the most private equity people come from? Is corporate development the next most common transition? ...
UmamiSalami
426 days 14 hours ago
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Funds with Direct-Entry into industry groups at Associate LevelAs far as I can tell, most PE funds in the MM and MF level run on a generalist platform for associates; you're not placed into "groups" and I'm sure there's some sort of logical staffing process where you voice which kind of projects / industries to be placed on Which are the ones that have direct-e...
zentiger
01 week 5 hours ago
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Big Papi's at Bat in the Private Equity GameAfter retiring, many athletes attempt to reinvent themselves by working in finance. Some famous athletes which come to mind are Steve Young, Gary Fenick, and the Admiral, David Robinson. Recently David Ortiz has started a private-equity firm that will invest in baseball equipment and will recruit ...
imaginarynumber
31 week 5 hours ago
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Do you actually offer / or get asked about your opinion on an investment as an associate?From a lot of sources (guides, internet articles, people's why PE answer) I've heard them talk about how as an associate they will be able to provide their opinion on investments, or part of the job involves soemtimes giving your opinion to a higher up VP/principal regarding a potential investment I...
zentiger
161 week 12 hours ago
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Dilemma I am a freshman at a target, and can relatively easily graduate in 3 years. From those who I have talked to, said to just enjoy college and stay 4, but I think there is other options. I was thinking what if I graduated in 3 and then went and got a masters. What type of masters and from where would b...
canesfan
41 week 15 hours ago
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TMT M&A Graduate Intern in a recognized boutique vs. Analyst Intern in a well-known PE FundHello everyone! I have been given the opportunity to join either Arma Partners, a fast-growing London-based TMT boutique as a Graduate Analyst for 6 months or TowerBrook (PE) for 6 months as an Analyst Intern. I am much more interested in starting my career in a PE fund and I wanted to know what wou...
geobdh
141 week 20 hours ago
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Need an MBA to climb the ladder?It's all in the title .. Do people in PE need an MBA to get promoted to Principal, Partner after the associate stint? It's a bit unclear what happens after the associate level, you do 2 years in IB as an analyst, 2 in PE as an associate, and then what? do you need to get an MBA to be able to come ba...
Morgan9800
51 week 1 day ago
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Private Equity - LBO ModelA quick question, how to treat the debt used to finance a buyout on the target BS? do i count for it in the cash flow statement in CFF as "debt issuance"?? if so, isn't this debt supposed to be issued to pay the seller and not to sit on the target BS?? ...
Oz2210
11 week 1 day ago
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ECM convertible - exit opps?Fellow monkeys, Just received FT assignment and I was allocated to convertible team under ECM. Was wondering, what are the exit opps? What would you do if you'd like to follow a traditional banker path and transit to PE? Thanks. ...
Stuck at Central
31 week 1 day ago
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LSE AIC and HBS VCPECurrently a senior and have a FT position in IB. I am trying to keep my eyes open to private equity and noticed that these two conferences have a lot of experienced speakers from across the globe. Have any of you gone to either of these conferences in the past and would you recommend attending eithe...
macman73
11 week 2 days ago
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Tech Sales ---> VC? Hey everyone, I'm exploring job options as I'm planning on graduating this December. I've been looking really hard into breaking into Tech sales rather than finance as I've grown an interest in the field lately. I was wondering if it was common for members of a software or high tech sales team to br...
patsoxbruins
111 week 2 days ago
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Asked to Cancel Vacation for Deal?Hi All, Posting under a burner account for anonymity, I'm usually fairly regular around WSO. Anyways, have a prospective question for everyone on this forum. I'm an Associate at a small lower MM PE firm(3 Partners, 2 Associates), been here for about a year now, performance has been great, people lik...
mrburn451
71 week 2 days ago
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What I've Done in my PE Internship So FarAs a way to give back to the community I decided to give a quick rundown of what I have been doing in my PE internship this summer. Being an undergrad, and seeing PE from the inside is definitely insightful. Everyone's internship will vary, but this is how mine is structured: Administrative work Exa...
American Psycho
11 week 3 days ago
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Why Distressed PE?If asked this question, how would you guys answer it? Besides the fact that Distressed PE will be more flexible, looking up and down and cap structure and the story is more interesting since you are trying to figure out what went wrong with the company and trying to gain a controlling position by ei...
bondtradercu
111 week 3 days ago
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KKR to buy EpicorWith the deal being valued at $3.3 billion, KKR plans to acquire Epicor from Apax Partners. Tech LBOs are gaining traction these days. In fact, LBOs are most prevalent among tech transactions. What do you make of the deal and what the high frequency of tech LBOs means? KKR Deal to Buy Epicor from A...
American Psycho
01 week 3 days ago
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Vendor note and earn-out targetsHow do you set ambitious, yet realistic, EBITDA targets for vendor note and earn-out payments? Example: A PE buyer considers to acquire the majority stake in a privately owned company. The current minority owner who is also the CEO of the company, is expected to roll-over part of his equity in a new...
MTDK
11 week 3 days ago
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Investor Relations Interview AdviceHi, I have an interview with a global PE firm coming up with their investor relations division. Could anyone give me some advice on what kind of questions to expect? as well as how to prepare for it. Thanks! ...
hello_wallstreet1999
01 week 3 days ago
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In PE are all models bottoms up?In banking for projections you often just borrow management's basic projections or use a consensus from research on estimates. Or you can even just drag a % growth assumption for revenue In PE are models necessarily more "thoughtful"? I.e are you doing bottoms-up builds for all models that are pas...
zentiger
01 week 4 days ago
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KKR Credit - Special SituationHello everyone, Does anyone know anything about KKR's Special Situation Group under its credit division? It seems like there is very limited information about this group on here. My understanding is that it's ~ 9B AUM with most of the people in NY, SF, and London. It focuses on rescue financing, dis...
hcet
71 week 4 days ago
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Blackstone - Investor relations/Business developmentI'm a junior at a top target and I landed an interview with Blackstone's Investor Relations and Business Development Group (London). I got it through networking, and must confess I don't know what they do exactly. Had anyone here worked with them/know if it's worth it? I think I have a pretty good p...
cocteautwin
141 week 5 days ago
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Investor Relations Interview for PE firmHi, I have an interview with a global PE firm for their investor relations team. Could you give me some advice on how to prepare for it? What kind of questions to expect? Thanks! ...
hello_wallstreet1999
01 week 5 days ago
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Blackstone Portfolio Management Program (PMP)Does anyone have any insight in regards to the Blackstone portfolio management Program (PMP)? I know that many in here are ex-bankers, front-end PE investment team guys so before you snicker at this being a middle office joke -- I'd just like to learn more about this as there is not much information...
TizzySwizzy
31 week 5 days ago
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How exactly to Establish Whether Going Company is Genuine or Maybe notPackers and movers are usually a good support in shifting. In most of the complexity of relocation they are the main one who can tackle it all and that too very professionally. If you are making a little move or are organizing for long-distance move, they're usually the one who will always stay by y...
kumarets12
02 weeks 6 hours ago
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deciding between consulting and vcHi all, I did a VC internship last summer in SF at a small firm (think 20 ppl) where I had both sourcing and operational roles. I received a return offer from the firm to go back full time after my last year of school. Recently, I have also been lucky enough to receive a full time offer at a T2 con...
MCraig
22 weeks 7 hours ago
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Terra Firma Video InterviewAnyone done it and have tips? Much appreciate it ...
samantha.ylw
42 weeks 22 hours ago
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Is top Real Estate PE experience looked favorably upon by Corporate PE?Say someone did a year covering REPE at Blackstone or KKR. Could this person transfer to corporate PE at another shop? Especially if this analyst had previous experience in M&A. Understand the skill sets are only somewhat comparable, but wondering if anyone has seen this done? ...
TheOceanizer
42 weeks 1 day ago
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The path to private equity from real estateAnyone here successfully jump from real estate to traditional private equity? What industry do you now focus on, why did you choose that industry and what was the path like? ...
shure9
02 weeks 1 day ago
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Top B School from PE Fundraising/Private Placement/Placement Agent/Private Funds Group?Hey there, I was wondering how top B-schools would perceive an analyst experience at a top bank (Credit Suisse, Evercore, Lazard) in their Private Funds Group. This is the division that raises capital from institutional investors to invest in PE firms. This is something I am very interested in, alth...
Quint101
22 weeks 1 day ago
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How to make the move in PE: LDN >> USA ?Hi all, I was wondering if you know how to make the move in PE (or IBD as I suppose it is not much different) from London to USA (thinking NYC but also LA and SF as I guess it is very different). I guess an MBA would help do the transition, but is it possible without one? Recruiting would be a night...
Morgan9800
42 weeks 1 day ago
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PE recruiting -- meeting with headhunters / picking your pathHello, I am 1st yr ANL at bulge bracket just starting to recruit for PE. I have set up headhunter meetings for the month of December. I have been hearing that it is very important to articulate my interests exactly to crush the first headhunter meeting, but I still do not know what exactly I want to...
RobotRock
02 weeks 2 days ago
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How would you name a firm?Currently in the process of breaking away from F500 finance role to start a firm focused on lower middle market opportunities. As things progress, I am struggling with a name. Obviously want to project credibility but also want to be a bit different. Makes me think-- how would you name a firm? No...
ATO370
22 weeks 2 days ago
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MBB to PE LondonHi guys, currently 2nd year consultant at one of the Bs, London based. Looking to move into PE at some point, but am not sure when to make the move. I know a few guys who are trying to move already but I'm not sure about the contents of the work at this level. The questions that I have are as follow...
Carmbar
222 weeks 2 days 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
92 weeks 3 days ago
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IFC Analyst InterviewHello, I have a second round interview coming up with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and I was hoping to get some insight as to what to expect, particularly in the financial modelling test / case study they have. Please let me know if anyone of you has gone through the process and knows...
HLdream
102 weeks 3 days ago
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Moving from Blackstone REPE to regular PEHey guys, So I've heard it is almost impossible to go from REPE to normal PE. How about though, moving from Blackstone REPE to regular PE? I'm asking since Blackstone is probably the top name in REPE right now, so was wondering if that would make your chances good, or possibly better than a guy from...
therealgekko
42 weeks 3 days ago
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Recruit for PE now, or wait and lateral?I'm trying to get thoughts from people that have gone through lateralling or PE recruiting on the best route to take for my current situation. I'm at a no-name boutique. About 35 people and we do about 1 deal a month usually in the 10-50mm range. The seniors are all top guys that were heads of BB ba...
Evianstone
122 weeks 3 days ago
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How to Get Started in PE LBO'sHey guys, I've been a big follower of WSO for a few years but have only really read the content as an outsider. I'd like to reach out to see how I can finally get into the actual industry. Right now I've found myself in a strange position since college. I joined a company last year that's not even c...
exec1991ms
02 weeks 4 days ago
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How modeling intensive is FoF / Co-invest / Secondary positions?Hi, lurker & first time poster. Can anyone share their experience or knowledge on how modeling intensive FoF secondary/co-investing positions are? (Think...Coller, Stepstone, Partners Group, Ardian, Pantheon,etc.) How deep do you really dig into the underlying companies when evaluating a second...
justcallmeBOND
72 weeks 4 days ago
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London PE Recruiting - Advice would be highly appreciated!Hi all, I have a couple of questions concerning the best way I should approach PE recruiting, so please bare with me, this has been on my mind for a while now and I am hoping to get some perspective from your experience, and appreciate your input. A bit of background about myself so that you can ass...
Morgan9800
42 weeks 4 days ago
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From Derivatives Sales to PE/Private Debt SalesHi, I am here to seek your advice/opinion on a potential move from my current job to a role in PE/Private Debt (which would be a start from the bottom decision sort of). Essentially I am 29 years old based out of Paris, I have been working in cross asset derivatives sales full time for the last 5 ye...
WallStRookie
02 weeks 4 days 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
502 weeks 4 days ago
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Fund Overviews (TPG, KKR, Madison Dearborn)Hi All, Does anyone have any information on what differentiates these three funds or where you would look for such info? I am hoping to understand more about how they invest and what the associate experience is like at each fund. of course I am going to do the routine things (reach out to associates...
wombocombo
02 weeks 5 days ago
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How to think about Growth Equity vs. Traditional PE?What are the key differences between each in terms of what you learn, what you do, and how you should think? Have read about the differences (G.E. being more early stage, less debt, etc) but am struggling to understand how different the job would be at a growth equity vs. traditional PE. Or are th...
zentiger
72 weeks 5 days ago
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Due diligence on companiesHi everyone, Does anyone have any good articles on analyzing the financial statements, in particular cashflow statements? I am currently performing due diligence on our target companies and have no clue of what to look out for. Google hasn't provided very useful inputs. Found several useful threads ...
ffhh
22 weeks 6 days ago
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London LevFin vs M&AIf you have a choice between these 2 teams at Goldman, which one is the best for getting into PE down the line? M&A is better for understanding strategy and how to integrate companies. LevFin is better for understanding the structure of an LBO and how to understand debt capacity. Is Goldman LevF...
Royals1234
22 weeks 6 days ago
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Break into PE via top consulting firm or IBHi, I have a question about which way is the best to break into PE My guess is that most people will say of course IB. Many folks with consulting experiences at Bain&company or McKinsey are also hired by PE and make their way to the top. It surprises me that almost 30% of the key members (VPs or...
rosebudxiaojie
33 weeks 17 hours ago
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How to network my way into an off-cycle internship?Good afternoon, This summer I am starting as an analyst in London at a top group at GS/JPM/MS. As I have recently graduated and have loads of free time, my wish is to fill it up with travelling and a specsit buyside internship at a MF. However, I have no idea how to pull an interview at a top shop. ...
BankMeUpScotty
33 weeks 23 hours ago
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Curious - how is comp at lower MM PE fundsThere are a ton of PE shops obviously. I'm speaking about funds that deal with transactions in the $1m-$10m space and then take an active role in managing the business. I find this space intriguing, having the ability to be hands on with building businesses. However, I don't want to harm future care...
chestnutxyz
13 weeks 1 day ago
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Timing of PE NetworkingLast year the recruiting cycle started near the end of January. How soon is too soon to start reaching out to former analysts, school alumni, etc. Or said differently.. when would you start networking and reaching out to people? Assuming the process kicks at the end of January again this year. ...
HugLife
23 weeks 2 days ago
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Lead Edge Capital - Upcoming summer associate interview - Insights?Title. I have an upcoming phone interview with Lead Edge Capital, a growth equity fund with $1B AUM that invests in Saas companies, unicorns, and tech giants. It appears to be a small fund, and I assume they don't take very many interns. Looking for any advice in regards to what they're looking for,...
Cosimo de' Medici
03 weeks 2 days ago
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Antares CapitalAntares Capital (formerly GE Capital) - Can anyone tell me what compensation is like for an analyst? LIfestyle? Trajectory within the group? Exit ops? Thanks! ...
biggsy
153 weeks 2 days ago
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Importance of attending info sessions?How important is it to attend info sessions held by firms? Got an invites for a couple from headhunters and not sure if I can make them - will the HHs / firms consider this a sign of disinterest? ...
Zezima
03 weeks 2 days ago
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Portfolio Analyst at Mid-Market Fund (Senior Debt, Mezzanine and co-equity) vs. Big 4 Audit Senior for eventual PE positionI'm currently working for a big 4 accounting firm as an audit associate and will be promoted to senior in July. My ultimate goal is to work in private equity. An acquaintance of mine who I know through a family friend reached out to me regarding an open portfolio analyst position at a relatively new...
bruhlig18
03 weeks 2 days ago
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Success stories of anyone who recruited for PE as a 2nd year IB analyst?Curious to see how the process differs if you did not recruit during your first year and decided you want to do PE during your 2nd year. How much does top/mid bucket make a difference when talking to recruiters as a 2nd year? Should you disclose your base and bonus if it isn't the highest bucket? ...
MonkeyShenanigans
93 weeks 2 days ago
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Private Equity Fund of Funds: Case StudyHi, I am about to do a case study interview for a PE FoF's for a junior analyst position. I've been told that I do not need to prepare anything and will be given an hour to read the materials and prepare before presenting my views followed by a 30 mins Q&A session. I have one year's IB experienc...
fireandsteel
93 weeks 3 days ago
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M&A Intern interview at a VC firm in 10 days: I got topics to be discussed. Can you advise me?Hi everyone, I would like to ask you, my more experienced collegues to give me advice on how to prepare for an interview for a M&A Intern position at an quite established European VC firm. I am still a business student mostly focused on accounting and business information systems. I have read a ...
vik10255
33 weeks 3 days ago
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PE questionHey, total PE newcomer. I read from a newspaper article that a PE fund raised $1.1 billion. Does this mean that the fund has $1.1 billion AUM? (I also read from another source that the fund had approximately 400 million AUM.) Sorry if this question is really basic, just trying to clear some things u...
notbirdman
743 weeks 3 days ago
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Is there any ways to get through PE/VC/HF without doing IB?Title. (I'm still in undergrad school) I just know that it doesn't suit me working 15 hour weekdays and still go to office on the weekends, I can't perform well in my job if I have to stay full time at the office. Better to avoid than try and sorry. Still, I would love to go into PE, even starting a...
Andrew-Jonathan
43 weeks 3 days ago
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Small PE shop with no associates so farDear monkeys, I have been approached by a headhunter for an associate position at a smaller PE shop (AUM ~ 1 billion). What really suprised me was the fact that they currently do not have any other associates: they have an investment team with 3 Managing Partners and 2 directors as well as an operat...
MCLundhill
63 weeks 3 days ago
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Calgary PEAnyone have any insight on exit opportunities in Calgary mainly wondering about PE but also any info on hedge funds / AM gigs would be appreciated . Looking for details such as reputable shops, approx. salary, culture, hours, etc. ...
MonkeyWork21
03 weeks 3 days ago
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3G Capital & Berkshire Hathaway & BainI want to share my opinion on some companies that I like in terms of their accomplishments and uniqueness including 3G Capital, Berkshire Hathaway, and Bain and was wondering what are some other interesting ones that exist out there, not necessarily based on accomplishments or unique business model....
MikaSF
23 weeks 3 days ago
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The rise and rise of Private Equity (and is it an alternative for going public?)The Economist had a special article on Private Equity today titled, The barbarian establishment . It was long but it kind of mentioned reasons as to why Private Equity as an industry is here to stay irrespective of the stringent requirements it puts on LPs' and perception related challenges. Long wa...
FinDroid
03 weeks 4 days ago
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Versa Capital Management?Does anyone have any insight into Versa Capital Management (interview process, culture, reputation, etc)? ...
TheLakeShow
23 weeks 4 days ago

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