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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
01 month 1 week ago
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Special Sits PE Case Study ExampleEven though recruiting season is not necessarily around the corner, I thought I'd share the below with the community. If anyone has a case study/modelling test coming up, going through the below will prove beneficial and give you an idea what you should expect. You should be able to complete everyth...
Matrick
2515 min 49 sec 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 hour 25 min ago
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My Private Equity Recruiting ProcessI 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 do a write-up about his experience going through the recruiting process and figured I'd wait to write up...
Candor
10814 hours 55 min ago
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GS Top Groups & Exits (New Policy)Hi guys, I understand that this topic has been discussed to an extent, but I'm searching for the most up to date information. I was fortunate enough to receive an offer from GS IBD SA, and would appreciate your insights on the following points so that I can make a decision. 1. GS has a new policy ba...
beynesian
2021 hours 52 min ago
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Advice for Current Law StudentHi all- I wanted to start out by saying thanks for all the information made available on the website- has been very helpful thus far. I'm a current law student at a T10 school and have recently decided that law is not for me. I would eventually like to end up in PE, but obviously have some very lar...
PaulAllen54
101 day 4 hours ago
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(!) Internship offer at a new PE shopHello everyone, I have followed WSO for quite some time now. I was offered an internship role for a new up and coming PE shop (2 man team so far, I will be the 3rd) that is classified as being a, "Finder fee," shop. Basically we look for companies our investors (other PE groups/investors) are inte...
SnapHappens
61 day 8 hours ago
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Career Advice: Starting Career In Family OfficeHello. I just graduated from college, and currently have an offer working as an Investment Analyst at a single family office (think one of the richest families in Asia). Should I accept the offer or should I shop around? What will my career prospects be like if I take on this offer? Thank you! Great...
maltwhiskey
01 day 12 hours ago
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PE Secondaries Advisory InterviewI have a final round interview for a PE secondary advisory shop. They informed me that I will have a case study including "some basic analysis in excel and prepare a few slides on powerpoint to present your [my] findings". Does anyone have experience with a secondary case study/modeling test? Will t...
PEFOF_jr
41 day 22 hours ago
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Need help with a Contract interpretation Issued by a Private Equity FirmI run a listed company on Nasdaq, I recently receive a contract from a private equity firm in regards to their interest investing in my company. I would like to have your help in reviewing some of the salient terms such as: (a) At any time, the company may, in its sole discretion, issue a "Share pla...
lerrad38
02 days 4 hours ago
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Pre-MBA banking to MBA to PEHey guys, Would appreciate some advice from the awesome community here. I'm headed to Darden MBA this year and am trying to determine whether it makes sense to try and recruit for PE straight out of school. My background: -H/Y/P 2011 undergrad (non-business major) -Worked in academic research then ...
PositivelyInquisitive
42 days 9 hours ago
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Have a Market Research project for a VC firm due Friday and I don't even know where to startSo I recently had an interview with a small VC firm in my city for the position Market Research Analyst Intern. They focus on financing small health and wellness companies. I managed to impress the firm enough to where they gave me the opportunity to do a trial project for them. I am supposed to do ...
ultralight134
22 days 10 hours ago
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Columbia Investment Partners, has anyone worked/interviewed with them?Hi, has anyone ever heard of Columbia Investment Partners? I have a phone interview lined up with them and I'm not certain about their interview process. Additionally, how should I talk about a real estate investment opportunity intelligently? I can pitch a stock and talk about my transaction experi...
straightnochaser
02 days 14 hours ago
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New to PE Worlddeleted post zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz zzzzzzzzzzzz ...
holmesdaleRd
02 days 19 hours ago
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Patent focused VC Firm Alrighty, this should be interesting. First off I'll point out that I posted this in the PE section because there isn't any real VC forum on this site. Here we go: I have a super day with a well known VC Firm that heavily focuses on the patent industry (one of the largest patent holders in the count...
therealwolf
03 days 3 hours ago
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How to nail a PE interview if you did not close a deal in your prior PE job?The title says it all. I am currently working as an investment analyst 2nd year in NYC and about to go back to Europe (London) because of Visa-related issues... I am going to interview for 8-10 funds but I want to make sure I can sell my PE experience even though I did not close any deals while I wa...
MasterYoga
14 days 47 min ago
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PE Recruiting processHi all Due to lack of experience, I need some opinions.. -Situation: Thanks to my friend, I got a chance to be referred to some position at SWF. After a talk on the phone with an employee about JD, I sent my resume. The employee told me that HR would shortly contact me to set up a voice chat. It was...
Monkey7799
04 days 4 hours ago
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Fund-of-fund Internship - Yay or Nay?Hey folks, I'm an undergraduate in Singapore. Was offered an internship (research and due diligence) at a PE FoF with a considerable global AUM but less so in Asia. The firm plans to expand so I reckon if I perform well my chances of a full-time conversion is rather high. I do not have other interns...
davidngoliath
64 days 5 hours ago
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Tiny PE -> MBA -> BB FSG Associate -> Large PE?I was just wondering how possible everyone thinks this is. I know it's tough to get back into PE at the Senior Associate level, especially from banking, but wouldn't the prior buy side experience be helpful in doing so? Also, for someone in this position what would your recommendation be aside fro...
SweetSweetEquity
44 days 5 hours ago
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Life after PE - the other roadAs I mentioned in a previous thread ("How to Make VP in Private Equity"), a couple years ago I said goodbye to the private equity industry and decided to try my luck in the tech industry. Not as a VC associate. Not as an "entrepreneur". As a programmer. Yep, you read that right. After thinking ...
labanker
404 days 16 hours ago
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Is Search Fund Experience Valuable?How is Search Fund internship experience looked by Investment banks and Private equity firms? I have work on a few lbo models, build three statement models, work with brokers for finding deals and evaluating CIMs. ...
Kino Collected
95 days 7 hours ago
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Blackstone PE vs. other firmsI've been looking into a lot of the BB PE firms like TPG, Silverlake, KKR and Blackstone and I was wondering how they differ in terms of investment strategy? I know some PE firms like to focus on the financing arm when taking over a company while others focus more on improving the operations of the...
youngandhopeful
196 days 3 hours ago
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HandsOn3 / HGMCurrently a rising sophomore at a target school. Networking hard for opportunities next summer. End goal is to be in Private Equity. I've read many of the posts on WSO, but want to hear a perspective on this. _______________________ 1. Has anyone heard of HandsOn3 (now known as HGM- Hands On Global ...
LTmil
06 days 18 hours ago
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Baird Venture PartnersDoes anyone have any information on Baird Venture Partners? Firm culture, hours, pay, stability? Any information at all would be invaluable. Thanks! ...
Hope4VC
26 days 21 hours ago
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Big 4 to PE - Data specialistFirst of all, the good news. I've found what makes me jump out of bed in the morning. Making a difference in the work I do, using data, coming up with cool ideas, proving them (or working on someone elses), being rewarded based on my own outputs and seeing others profit from my own work. I've learne...
trazer985
11 week 6 hours ago
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Books on financing structuresHi everyone, do you have any books to recommend on structuring within the private equity space? Thank you. ...
the_ferry
11 week 20 hours ago
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What is the waiting time after the final round for off-cycle PE?I know the turnaround is within the day for superday PE interview. Any idea for off-cycle recruiting? ...
clcat12-
21 week 21 hours ago
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MBB/Tier 2 Consulting to VC possible?I am dead set on VC. With that said, if I land a position at MBB or even a Tier-2 consulting firm, what are my odds at VC? Is IBD favored much more over VC? What are other typical exit opps for MBB/Tier2 besides IBD/Pe/Vc? Thanks all. ...
jnijnijn
01 week 22 hours ago
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Screwed up thank you notes post the interviewHello all... I recently finished an interview with a family office and I sent a thanks notes to the founder of the fund post all rounds last night. This morning, however, when I read the note again on my mobile device, I saw noticeable inconsistency in font sizes among a few sentences. Did I just sc...
clcat12-
71 week 23 hours ago
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MM Analyst After 1 Year - Experienced Analysts (IB & PE/GE) Advice Needed (desperately) Hey Everyone, Long time lurker/poster - but had to create a new profile as my old one gave away a bit too much information related to where I'm at currently. Essentially, I just finished my first year at a MM bank on the west coast in an industry group (firm is split by industry) and am at a complet...
MasterPIBer
01 week 1 day ago
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ABRY Modeling Test?Anyone taken the ABRY modeling test and have any advice/info on what it was like? Any help would be much appreciated, thanks! ...
Tarblues92
01 week 1 day ago
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Starwood Capital- Performance/reputationI have a bunch of stuff going on with Starwood Capital in July and was wondering if anyone could shed some light on their fund quality and their reputation in the PE/REPE space. Was specifically curious as to what the mix of real estate work and non-RE would be, and how they compare to the MF RE pro...
Kazimierz
01 week 1 day ago
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Take Equity or NotI brought a very interesting and lucrative opportunity for our firm to JV with a start-up without our firm having to put up any cash. Should I ask for equity? I am a VP and I brought the connection to the group. The start-up initially asked if I wanted to personally have the entire 50% stake to help...
Doobsmeister
31 week 1 day ago
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Should I wait more?Hi all. I need some help with my situation. Abt 2 wks ago, I got a recommendation for a position at PE (SWF) , so I reached the person in charge. He kindly explained me regarding JD. I sent my CV and shortly after, I got replied that his HR would contact me to set up a vc chat. That was ard 10 days...
Monkey7799
01 week 1 day ago
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Former PE Associates - How Hard is it Actually to land a post-MBA PE position?All, For all the present / former PE MBA associates who can speak to this - based on empirical observation (or conversations with people that have actually gone through the process), assuming an MBA from HSW, how hard is it actually for a pre-MBA associate to land a post-MBA senior associate or VP p...
ibhopeful532
51 week 1 day ago
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Lower Middle Market PE opportunityMy friend landed a job at a PE firm after interning there and will start out as an analyst. The firm has 14 employees and 9 investment professionals (he is the 9th). The PE firm has AUM of about $200M and focuses on industrial and tech companies. They have one company that they will be selling for $...
gridironceo
71 week 2 days ago
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GoBuyside Apt TestAnyone taken the GoBuyside aptitude test? What's been your experience with it? ...
Vector1990
221 week 2 days ago
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Headhunter Double TapI'm currently wrapping up my first year at a fund and am looking to jump ship (variety of reasons). I was placed by a headhunter that covers a lot of opportunities I'm interested in and is currently running a search for a fund I'd consider lateraling to. Do I run any risk of getting fk'd over by thi...
notks123
31 week 3 days ago
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As my username suggests, not sure what to do...First year PE associate...rolled into PE without much of a break once I got done with my third year in banking. As my username suggests, I am fully burned out, and was fully burned out during my last 8-10 months of banking (though to be fair, I think everyone gets there toward the end). PE paperwor...
FullyBurnedOutMonkey
371 week 3 days ago
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How do you make money off private company investments??hey saw your posts and think you know a bit about PE and wanted to see if you could help me on a few questions i had about private placements / investments in private companies? - who typically sets the valuation for the capital raise? I realize the company will often use a bank to run the process ...
privateplacementquestion
01 week 3 days ago
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How do you make money off private company investments?so a few questions i had about private placements / investments in private companies for PE / VC people - who typically sets the valuation for the capital raise? I realize the company will often use a bank to run the process and they will pitch you on a potential valuation but do companies typicall...
privateplacementquestion
01 week 3 days ago
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PE/IBD Analyst Skillset: How much of an overlap? Are the PE and IBD analyst skillset identical? Will a good IBD analyst necessarily be a good PE analyst? Conversely, would a bad IBD analyst be a bad PE analyst? Just curious, as I have seen a few not-so-great IBD analysts move onto some good shops... ...
george89
71 week 3 days ago
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Citi ventures ?anyone know anything (good/bad) about Citi ventures? all i know is that its citi's vc business and its based out in palo alto. any insight would be appreciated ...
Sushi Burrito
01 week 4 days ago
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Venture Capital in LATAMI'm not an expert on Latin America but was there last year and was curious on what the community thinks of venture capital industry, especially in early stage tech investing in LATAM... thoughts on particularly emerging markets such as Mexico, Brazil, Chile and the ones that are just growing such as...
atlas11546
01 week 4 days ago
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Ion abbreviation for billion?Johnny Carson said on his pre-recorded show tonight that ion stood for a billion This is news to me, what do you think? ...
jweswar
11 week 4 days ago
+30
The Truth Behind PE CompensationHello World! Compensation in the PE world can be a bit of a black box. I sometimes get approached by folks who are perplexed by their compensation packages at a middle market PE fund. There is little consistency even across funds of the same size. On the surface, this doesn't exactly make a whole lo...
CompBanker
211 week 4 days 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
11 week 4 days ago
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Convenience Store and QSR (Private Equity)Hi, I'm currently looking to possibly leave my job at a hedge fund and move into becoming a franchisee in the convenience and QSR (quick-service restaurant) industry. Let me make clear that I am not very familiar with the world of private equity (I come from a commodity trading background) but I th...
jargon223
81 week 4 days ago
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PE IR vs. Placement agentI recently got one offer from a global top-tier PE firm for a junior role in the Investor Relations team (dealing with PE/HF/RE) and one from a global top-tier placement agent with focus on fundraising (100% sales for PE funds). Unsure which one to pick here, as the global PE firm is indeed a great ...
Summer_m
01 week 5 days ago
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What does it mean when a PE firm has "exited" a transaction?For certain transactions on PE firms' websites, I noticed that they say "exited." When I looked online, sites say it means to cash out. Can someone explain further? ...
Entrepreneur100
11 week 5 days ago
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Best places for healthcare?incoming 1st yr BB analyst at a HC group. First things first, when you recruit for MF/MM PE shops, are the offers group specific? What's the nature of it? Do they recruit people with groups in mind, or are you recruited into a group? I want to stay in healthcare and am really thinking about o...
zentiger
41 week 5 days ago
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What do PE professionals read?Hi all Just curious what all you actual PE professionals read on a daily basis for industry insight/news? Thanks! ...
skbiglifter
141 week 5 days ago
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Is PE FoF and Co-investing a dead end?In the process right now for VP level roles at lower MM shops. I keep getting calls from folks about PE FoF and co-invest opportunities at higher levels (Principal / Junior Partner). Firms are similar to what AlpInvest or HarbourVest were 5-7 years ago. Would be a decent lifestyle and pay vs. low...
red08
51 week 6 days ago
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Analyst in PE: IntroductionHello everyone, I am new here and wanted to introduce myself. I am a Belgian/French national currently working as an investment analyst for a MM PE in NYC (~$2bn aum). Unfortunately I have to come back to Europe as I did not get my H1-B Visa (2 years in a row...). So here I am, prepping for intervi...
MasterYoga
01 week 6 days ago
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PE Executive Search Firms - Operating PartnersI'm aware that many PE shops use Executive Search firms to find quality Operating Partners (CEO, CFO, COO, etc) to plug in at portfolio companies. I'm trying to find some of the larger more prominent Search firms that are used by these PE shops. Any input on these types of firms is greatly apprecia...
mtones9
41 week 6 days ago
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Oaktree Modeling Test /Case StudyHi all, I am looking for some info about Oaktree's case study/modeling test. It is apparently the same for all the teams. Has anyone ever done it? Thanks, Scratchy ...
Scratchy
51 week 6 days ago
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The PE career pathI'm trying to get a better gauge of the careers in and out of IB. While the 2 year stint in PE out of IB seems very lucrative/prestigious blah blah, it seems like most shops kick you out after 2 years and you're expected to go to bschool. Some questions surrounding this path: 1. What kind of shops a...
confused23
101 week 6 days ago
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Due diligence painsHi everybody What is some of the most obvious pains you experience during due diligence processes? e.g. advisor coordination, request list coordination, meeting scheduling, Q&A list management ...
DKAB
01 week 6 days ago
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FTI Consulting - Graduate positionHey guys, I've been offered a position in FTI Consulting in Perth for next year - it will be a graduate role in Restructuring and corporate finance. I was wondering what kind of exit opportunities there are? And what kind of firms /positions I can exit into? I don't want to become specialised too q...
johnsteve
01 week 6 days ago
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Best Tools for Due Diligence/Market ResearchHi Everyone, I'm wondering what tools, platforms, databases, or anything else people find helpful in a due diligence process to gain insight into industries, competitors, etc. I'm working at a smaller PE firm and they don't have the resources for dedicated analysts, but do have the resources to inve...
GringottsGrowth
02 weeks 2 hours 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
22 weeks 4 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]
72 weeks 4 hours ago
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Ideal Background for Distressed PE?I was curious as to what the ideal background is for those who want to work for a distressed private equity firm? I know many tend to come from restructuring groups (HL, Evercore, etc.), but I was wondering if there were any other backgrounds that would enable you to work for a distressed pe firm? ...
Ramon R.-Ortiz III
52 weeks 6 hours ago
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Abraaj Group Hiring ProcessDoes anyone know what their recruiting process is like? What's the timeline? Do they do the year and a half thing in advance like the north american mega funds? What's the best recruiters to use (if any)? Any information would be very helpful. Thanks All ...
cw25
32 weeks 13 hours ago
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Ever heard of Square 1 Bank Asset Management?Does anyone know much about square 1 bank Asset Management? Or, just square 1 bank in general? Those within the industry of VC, is it a legit firm? Thanks! ...
DictatorCloudy
102 weeks 1 day ago
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Buying Into the General PartnershipQuestion for any senior guys out there. I am a VP in the private equity group of a large firm. I am considering an offer from a start up private equity firm, who is being founded by an ex-MD of mine in PE and is going to close on a first fund over the next few months (should be around ~$300M). I wou...
WSO1212
102 weeks 1 day ago
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Anyone know anything about Vancouver banking/PEI realize that most of the work is run either out of Toronto or Calgary for the metals/mining sector, but do the big banks do any investment banking out of Vancouver (RBC, BMO, CIBC, Scotia etc.)? How about PE shops; any decent MM shops out there? And is comp signficantly lower at the associate leve...
Genesis
182 weeks 1 day ago
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Strategy consulting to PE - Interview in 5 days, Advice requested!WSO Gang - through a friend's recommendation and due to a background/profile fit, a semi-major PE firm contacted me for an interview for an Associate role. I had a "screening chat" and it went surprisingly well; I'm now into the interview process, and speaking to a VP next week. Bit of background, I...
bbjhva
72 weeks 1 day ago
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PE - DohaHi, I'm considering to move from London to Doha (Qatar). I'm currently working as senior associate for a mid market PE fund and I'm negotiating to move there for another fund with a similar size. The new position will be roughly the same in terms of seniority. Any idea re: - What level of salary inc...
Bingo Bongo
42 weeks 1 day ago
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What does WSO know about CapitalSpring?Primarily focused on restaurants. I'll hang up and listen. ...
Kinetic Friction
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Moving Up in PE – without MBAI know that at a lot of funds you are forced out to either MBA or a different job after 2 years. Is there a list of funds at which you can be promoted and get on partner-track without an MBA? Is this very unlikely? ...
2016.grad.ivy
22 weeks 2 days ago
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Middle Market PE Blogs/NewslettersWhat are the best middle market PE Blogs/Newsletters to follow? Specifically, I'm interested in ecommerce and marketing tech. ...
Frank Slaughtery
02 weeks 2 days ago
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VC Summer Internships I remember hearing somewhere that Bain Cap Ventures hired MBA interns during school year. I think mostly from Columbia to work in NYC office. Anyone know if this is true and if so what type of work they did? I'm starting at MBB in October and am getting bored sitting around. What are the odds I cou...
bigfooted
02 weeks 2 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
42 weeks 3 days ago
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EMBA, HBS LDP or other training for M&A lawyer joining new PE firm?I am currently a junior M&A/PE partner at a top wall st. law firm. Late 30's with a young family. Ivy undergrad and law school. Good understanding of "business" but no formal business training. I have a very good opportunity to join a small but growing PE fund/permanent capital vehicle as a...
stayorgo
22 weeks 3 days ago
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From post-investment portfolio management to PEHi fellow monkeys: I graduated from college in 2012, and was wondering if I can seek your advice on how I can transition into a PE role at a decent platform please? I knew I liked investment due to the intellectual aspect, but was not very clear on what kind of investment I would like to do, so I st...
nook2016
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Self-employed PE analyst - is this normal?Hi guys, I am about to start a job at a small PE fund in the UK and I was wondering about the contract. It says there that I am "self-employed" and a "consultant" to the firm. Apparently this is also the case for the other analysts. I asked about this and apparently it is done like this because all...
tar0n
22 weeks 3 days ago
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LBO structure dataHi, I am searching for information on LBO transactions done in the US and europe. Most importantly is info about the financial structure of the deal. Hope someone knows something. Thanks in advance. have a nice day ...
lehnsherr
42 weeks 3 days ago
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Is it acceptable to intern in PE during your senior year after accepting a FT IBD offer? I'm currently a rising senior interning in M&A in the NY office of a foreign investment bank. The experience is pretty good and I like the firm so far, but I would still like to do PE in a few years after I accept a FT offer there (fingers crossed, but I remain optimistic). I'm lucky that I go ...
Green_Bananas
42 weeks 3 days ago
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Transfer from LP to GP in Private EquityI was recently offered a position at an Limited Partnership PE Fund. does anyone have any insights into LP firms? what they do? what skills are needed etc? and lastly can you make the switch from LP to GP? ...
notyourtypicalbankerrrrrrr
12 weeks 4 days ago
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Independent Sponsor / Fundless ModelI'm doing an MBA project on the rise of the independent sponsor model / fundless approach in PE. Unfortunately, finding raw statistics about firms that employ this has been difficult. Anyone familiar with Preqin, Pitchbook, Boomberg PE, etc. know if these might be resources for me? Any help would b...
razorki
12 weeks 4 days ago
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Background for Venture CapitalWhat is more important in Venture Capital? Knowledge about Finance or knowing how to run a business? The VCs i have spoken with told me that they "consider themselves and Investing Operating companies" meaning that they don't have to wait until their fund reaches a certain point to make more investm...
StyleT
62 weeks 4 days ago
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How to become a PE analyst out of undergrad?Hi guys, I'm going to attend Wharton this fall. I know that every year a few top students can get jobs at places like Silver Lake and Blackstone as private equity analysts and I'm just wondering how to get a job like that. Besides keeping a 3.9+ GPA, what else should I do? Any advice is appreciated!...
jxp446
102 weeks 5 days ago
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$18 Billion Valuation for SnapchatRecently Snapchat was able to receive over $1.8 billion in funding valuing the company at $18 billion. To me this seems extreme. I personally do not use the news on the app or send money to friends. As far as I know, not many of my friends use those features either. Also, with many of the dramatic c...
American Psycho
472 weeks 5 days ago
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Wall Street Prep Advanced LBO packageHi everyone, I was wondering if anyone had the package from Wall Street Prep on the advanced lbo modeling, and if so, if they wanted to sell it to me. Please pm if so. Thanks ...
Privateequityadept87
02 weeks 6 days 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
213 weeks 8 hours ago
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Transfer to PE in Emerging MarketsHi, I'm interested in pursuing private equity in an emerging market, primarily for the experience (e.g., growth focus, unique ownership structures, cultural context, 'wild west' of investing) and because I love to travel / experience new cultures. I could imagine transferring as a senior associate e...
urusbutschuschu
73 weeks 20 hours ago
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Pre MBA Associate at Zombie Fund...I'm currently a pre-MBA associate entering my second year at middle market private equity firm and am in quite an odd situation. My fund has no dry powder left to do deals and will not complete fundraising within the completion of my associate program. I was originally considering heading to busines...
waHAMbulance
43 weeks 1 day ago
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New PEI 300 rankingPEI just uploaded a new ranking of the largest private equity firms, measured by AUM raised in the last 5 years - thoughts?https://www.privateequityinternational.com/PEI/PEI... ...
urusbutschuschu
23 weeks 1 day ago
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Just scheduled my first networking event: Did I already make a bad impression? So here is the backstory. My neighbor works at a PE Megafund and kindly offered to take me to his office, talk to me about finance, and so on. While my first conversation with him was brief, I feel that I may have failed to present myself in a proper manner. My first possible failure was geared to a...
354231
33 weeks 1 day ago
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Insight on MM PE Shops in Los AngelesAll, Been an certified active poster on WSO for awhile now (primarily in the IB forum) and am looking for some insight on upper middle market PE shops in LA. I'm using a throwaway account just to reinforce some anonymity while seeking this advice. As a brief background, I accepted an offer during t...
IBtoPEthrowaway
33 weeks 1 day ago
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Takeover: Hedge Fund vs. Private Equity firm vs. Holding CompanyHello peers, I was wondering which type of firm would be better for the following: A firm that specialises in acquiring large stakes in firms or hostile takeovers in order to either a) increase their value and sell them after 5 year exiting at a certain multiple c) do asset stripping and try to make...
ElMonoLoco
03 weeks 2 days ago
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Any way to go from a Masters in Finance to VC?Hey guys, I'm an incoming MSF student with 2 previous IB internships. Is there any way for me to get into a venture capital firm? without going through the IB stint or PE stint? Would appreciate any advice Thanks ...
apgon1
73 weeks 2 days ago
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PE perksHi all - I'm trying to get a sense from those on this forum who work in PE about the types of perks / benefits that most PE funds offer. Is it typical for most funds to provide lunch for free, pay for dinner past a certain time at night, pay for cars / taxis back home past a certain time, give assoc...
jim_beam
173 weeks 3 days ago
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stepstone groupHello Monkeys, I was searching pe's in San Diego and saw the Stepstone group. Does anyone know anything about them, possible deal flow, growth possibilities? ...
go4it
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Getting into private equity from an operational backgroundHi! I'm a newly minted 30 year old looking for advice on whether it would be possible to get into private equity with a rather unique background. I've got a degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Master's in Engineering Management from an Ivy League school. My experience includes 3 years as a softwar...
rocketscienceforcash
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Growth Equity Brush Up / Interview PrepHi all, I've spent the past year and a half in a portfolio company of a megafund working largely on turnaround projects, supply chain, corporate finance and supporting the requests from the sponsor. Prior to that I spent two years in a top group at GS/MS/JPM and am now beginning to look for growth e...
sPEcial Ops
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Valuation / Minority Equity QuestionSo my company is potentially taking on minority equity investors. Two questions for the PE professionals here: Let's say we agreed on valuation on 12/31/15 and calc'd equity val using 12/31/15 net debt. After diligence, can investors expect to use 3/31/16 net debt numbers with the valuation we decid...
bonobochimp
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PE recruiting in Asia Pacific - timing and opportunitiesI'm really interested in exploring PE as a career option and I'm hoping to have a career based in Asia-Pacific (I'm currently in Australia). However, most of the information I can find is US centric. I was wondering when recruiting occurs in Australia and Asia. I was also wondering if anyone has an...
apacbuyside
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PE Due Diligence?I have heard that PE due diligence at a top consulting firm is a good way to exit to PE. Is this true? What does this job involve? Is it literally just due diligence? If so, how would that prepare you for PE...sounds incredibly boring! ...
blackberry89
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