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SPOTLIGHT: Private Iniquity Rules and FAQsThe goal of Wall Street Oasis’ Private Iniquity is to give our users the best possible snapshot of life in private equity, from internships and recruiting to compensation and career progression. Working towards that goal, we’ve created a Frequently Asked Questions page for Wall Street in general...
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Embarrassing Test Scores and the BuysideI will be a first year at a BB beginning this summer and have an interest in private equity down the road. I have heard from many friends who just went through recruiting (mostly megafunds) that SAT scores come up in headhunter meetings or in interviews. While this topic has been discussed on this ...
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Apollo RE PE InterviewHave an apollo RE PE interview. Silver bananas to anyone who can offer some good interview questions/preparation, a short explanation or answer would be even better! ...
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Bain acquiring TI Automotive-- why?http://www.baincapital.com/newsroom/ti-automotive-... So full disclosure, I'm an accountant and don't know fuck all about PE. This article piqued my interest, however, and I was wondering why they would buy the company just to leave the current management in place, including the CEO? I thought the ...
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Quantum Global Alternative InvestmentsQG Alt Investments is part of Quantum Global Wealth Management working out of Zug, Switzerland. I have an interview coming up for Sr. PE Associate in their Infrastructure Fund. Not much deal history or news publicly available on these guys, aside from their affiliation with the ruling family of Ango...
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Marlin EquityDoes anyone know anything about Marlin Equity Partners? They're a PE in LA and I'd like to know what their rep is like, performance and what the interview process is like? Thanks! ...
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Conflicts in Construction SitesConstruction companies, like any other companies in the world, always have existing disputes. Sometimes, the disputes just gets serious enough for the construction industry even released a construction industry guide to dispute avoidance and resolution last October 1, 2009. Cedar Capital Group, a co...
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Private Equity Interview Prep Pack Version 2.0 is Out!Ready to tackle the toughest private equity interview questions? Recruiting season is right around the corner and just in time we've released version 2.0 of our popular PE interview Prep Pack. This new version includes: - 9 LBO Modeling Tests with VIDEO solutions (15+ hours of content) - 30+ additi...
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GSO Capital email formattried [email protected] from other forums on here that's what I gathered is their standard format. got a bounce back. any other suggestions? ...
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Top european megafundsWhat are the top megafunds in Europe? ...
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Second-tier PE fundsIf we consider the top tier PE funds (and ultimate career goal) to be the megafunds (i.e. KKR, Blackstone, TPG, Carlyle, etc.) then what's the following tranche? Which funds are good as an inbetween stepping stone from IB to mega-PE/B-school for pre-MBA's? I currently work at a top I-bank as a 2nd ...
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CFA for Private equityI am working in the M&A department of a large corporate in India. I have 9 years of experience in M&A / PE. I have done MBA from tier 2 university 9 years back. Pls share views if its worthy to get a CFA or E-MBA to break into top PE firms? ...
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How would you rank the top PE firms?How would you rank KKR, TPG, Bain Capital, Blackstone, and Carlyle PE in terms of prestige? ...
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Private equity tech firmsWhich are some of the private equity firms specialized in tech? From top of my mind: Silver Lake, francisco partners, vista capital partners, Accel-KKR, apax, GA... thanks ...
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Marlin EquityAnyone have any insights into this shop? http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2013/04/10/private-... ...
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PE LBO Modeling TestJust a few questions regarding typical PE interview LBO modeling tests, specifically: 1) Typically how much time is alloted to build a model? 2) Given time contraints, how much is detail should you provide ?(i.e. is it better to be detailed and include PIK toggles, many different debt tranches, use ...
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List of PE Firms in NYCIs there anywhere to go to find a list of PE firms located in NYC? And also maybe the surrounding area? Bonus if it contains sector focus, fund size, and other top level information. ...
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Would you take a Mezz fund offer or not?I recently got an offer for a $600-700mm Mezz fund, but like most PE firms, they want an analyst for the typical IB>PE>MBA track. I REALLY don't want to do my MBA, so I am looking to see what the exit opps would be like when leaving the firm. I'm just hoping this won't pigeon hole me (aka. le...
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PE Recruiting: How Long Will My GPA Be Relevant?Was able to maintain 3.6/3.7 at a non-target throughout the recruiting process and will be heading to a BB. I am interested in going to the buyside but my GPA will have slipped significantly before graduating (3.2-3.4). I know that headhunters screen hard for SAT GPA. Are my chances cut for being co...
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Top Tier Growth Equity Firms Modeling TestsI'm heading into the final round with a well known GE shop (think groups like General Atlantic, JMI, Accel-KKR, Norwest Ventures Partners, TCV, etc. -- please don't make this a ranking game). Or just think firms that deploy avg. equity check of $30M $100M per deal... I was told I'm being given a 90 ...
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Summer 2016 PE RecruitingDoes anyone know when the process will start? Mod Note (Andy): bumped this thread since the convo is still going ...
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Growth Equity Modeling Exam (1 hr only)So, I'm interviewing for a 10-15 man growth fund that will write about $20MM checks as the maximum. I will have to do a modeling exam, and was wondering what can be on it. I will only have 1 hour to do it. Do any of you guys have any experience with the modeling exam? I was thinking maybe a quick l...
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BX SuperdayAny insights available for the Blackstone PE (or otherwise) superday? How many people are taken, what interviews consist of etc. Thanks ...
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MAINLAND EUROPE: Help 3rd year MBB consultant with career changeDear all, I'm looking for career advice. (Not sure what I can expect from an Internet forum, but why not give it a try. I found this place to be quite entertaining so far). *** Situation: me long-term. Pros: * I love THE PEOPLE: all of them really smart, friendly, fun to work with * Lots of responsi...
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Forest Hills Capital Management ????Hi, anyone ever heard of Forest Hills Capital Management???? http://www.foresthillscap.com/ Thanks ...
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