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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 week 5 hours ago
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Leveraged buyout - Ownership 100%?Hi everyone was reading up about LBOs. In such instances, is it always necessary for the company to purchase 100% shares of the company? Meaning to say that post-acquisition it is the sole shareholder of the company. My interpretation of the text online is that they only need to get a controlling sh...
aff1234
1214 min 27 sec ago
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Does anyone work in franchise/multi unit private equity?I am interested in learning more about the initial screening process you all undertake when evaluating franchisors/franchisees. Do you typically outsource any of the unit market level work (to understand the competition in the geographic areas and potential for new builds)? What research work do y...
Loki777
048 min 30 sec ago
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Golden Gate Capital culture and performanceHi all, Posting for a friend: What is the culture / work environment and career progression at Golden Gate Capital compared to other MM PE firms? How would you rank its performance (and reputation) relative to other top MM firms -- places like H&F, Advent, FFL, Berkshire, New Mountain Capital, e...
veronica456
94 hours 50 min 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
222 hours 46 min ago
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Books on 3G or PE operations/mgmt?Any suggestions on good books that effectively function as case studies about ruthless cost-cutting by PE firms / actually creating value through operational changes? Looking for some inspiration. There are a few books about 3G but not sure how good any of them are. ...
mrb87
11 day 6 hours ago
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MacAndrews and Forbes Family Office PEThis is founded and owned by Ronald Perelman. What are your thoughts on working for a family office? Since they have permanent capital base, that would be a huge plus right since other GPs have to keep raising capital? ...
bondtradercu
01 day 6 hours ago
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GIC Co Invest and Funds GroupGuys, Does anyone have any information related to the Co-Invest and Funds Group of GIC in terms of hours, pay, culture? What is the recruiting process like and how should prepare for these kinds of interviews? Are they different from buyout PEs interviews? ...
bondtradercu
41 day 8 hours ago
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Unrealistic Acquisition Execution ExpectationsHello all, I currently work for the M&A team of a fast growing F500 company (growth largely result of acquisitions). I love where I work. However, recently a PE group reached out to me about an opportunity to manage the corporate development of one of their recent platform acquisitions. The PE g...
Mbrody8
31 day 12 hours 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
12 days 4 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
242 days 5 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
32 days 6 hours ago
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Operating Partner & Exec Search HelpHey guys, Wondering if any of you monkeys and gorillas know of any executive search firms that either specifically work in finding PE Operating Partners, or have a pretty dedicated practice in this space? Even more specific, if you know of any that work with CIOs (Information, not Investment), that ...
ThaVanBurenBoyz
52 days 13 hours 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
12 days 23 hours ago
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Operating Partner CompensationDoes anyone know how operating partners at portfolio companies at megafunds are compensated? What sort of equity options could an operating partner at, say, Carlyle expect to be awarded over a 3-5 year period? Obviously, the answer is dependent on the performance of the portfolio company in that ...
brotherbear
72 days 23 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
23 days 6 hours ago
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MM PE CompensationAll, I've recently received an offer to join a minority investment fund (~$400M) which sits within a larger, buyouts MM PE fund in NY (~$2-$2.5B) range. The compensation package is ~$200K all-in and I was wondering if this is in-line with similar opportunities. Thank you for your help! ...
F1
133 days 17 hours ago
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Interview prep for a role in an established start-upI have a preliminary 'conversation' with a product launcher for an uber-like start up that recently completed a Series C. As far as I know, I would be the first r one of the first dedicated investments guy hired there. The role is for someone with around 2-3 years of experience. Just wanted to know ...
CasualCriminal3090
03 days 21 hours ago
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Direct Lending Interview Questions - What to expect?I have an interview for a direct lending role - this is my 1st one and I haven't been able to dig up much information on what to expect in terms of interviews question. Hoping someone could shed some light. Thanks for any insight you are able to provide. ...
DocSchivago
34 days 10 hours ago
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Going from Management Consultant to Venture Capital AssociatePre-mba monkey here, 2+yrs consultant specializing in pharma/biotech industry, and before that did product management at a fortune 500 med tech. Looking to switch over to the VC side (at a firm interested in health tech), but do not have any contacts in the industry. Any advice on making the transit...
duchessofgotham
05 days 6 hours ago
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Macquarie Credit Investing Role - Credit Funds Interviews PreparationGuys, Is anyone familiar with the credit investing role within Macquarie? HHs said the platform is similar to GS Special Situations Group, but unlike GS, here all the strategies are housed under one fund. I am very unfamiliar with credit investing roles in general so would appreciate any help/ inp...
bondtradercu
06 days 4 hours 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
156 days 4 hours ago
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Atypical Background, Post MBA chances of PEHello everyone, Love this forum and the wealth of information available. Just wanna check your opinions, I am attending LBS next year and post MBA I wish to work in PE. My prior 5 years working experience had been in the medical industry and I have no experience in finance at all. However I do have ...
Mr. Small Hams
66 days 17 hours ago
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Alterna Capital PartnersWas curious if anyone had any experience with this firm? Started a few years ago so little information on them, seem to be having strong success ...
Skinny
21 week 3 hours 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
11 week 4 hours ago
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Growth Equity booksHi team, Trying to network in to a pure growth equity firm in my city and i'm looking for books that will help me understand the process? Thanks, TG ...
TommyGunn
01 week 6 hours ago
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What do I reply now?Hi guys,I need a little help over here.I was looking to break into private equity from the start of my junior year.However I was only able to get a BB summer internship,however I am not interested in that since I am more into the buy side and I want nothing else other than that.I was able to secure ...
Newguy482
91 week 12 hours ago
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How to prepare for PE internship? I am starting my internship Monday and getting kinda nervous. On my offer letter it stated that I am going to be doing the following -Support deal team in any research and execution efforts related to thesis development, deal execution, or portfolio company management -Utilize research methods to t...
heyguysandgals
11 week 1 day ago
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Do VC analysts examine 10k/10q statements?Hey guys! I wondering if VC analysts examine 10k/10q statements in their line of work since they work with privately held companies? Give me dif scenarios if you do thanks! ...
ostrich
31 week 1 day ago
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Working for a PE Portfolio CompanyHey Guys, I have not found any posts regarding breaking into PE by working for a portfolio company and becoming an operational partner, hence I decided to open up this thread. I just graduated without a job lined up and have started networking with PE firms focused on the lower middle market and wan...
takenotes08
191 week 1 day ago
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Growth equity returnsHi, What modelling techniques would you use to calculate returns for growth equity investments? Other than a simple LBO (which is less relevant because I'm assuming the growth investments in question are not reliant on leverage), I'm not familiar with other methodologies. Thanks in advance ...
WSOIPO
21 week 1 day ago
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Artemis Capital PartnersHas anyone heard of them? They are a small PE firm in Boston that focuses on industrial technology. Thanks, crash17 ...
crash17
21 week 1 day ago
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PE Analyst salaries in London?Hi guys, I've got an offer at a small PE fund in London and I was wondering if the pay is ok or not. The fixed salary will be between 35k and 40k GBP, on which the bonus as well as a participation in the carry. I don't have previous full-time work experience, but I do have a Master degree. Do you th...
tar0n
81 week 1 day ago
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Start Up Private Equity - which software to use?Just started working at a new private equity fund. We don't have a lot of the back end figured out (e.g. HR, investor relations, deal management), although we do have capital and a strong senior. I've worked in PE before, but usually we had assistants or a finance / Ops / compliance team handle a lo...
MichiganRaised
21 week 2 days ago
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Raising Capital for a start-upSo I am working for a start-up that has raised a bit of capital. The company is in a bit of an awkward spot, because they have raised some angel investor money and the founder has put in money, but a lot of VCs aren't ready for the company. Many VCs want to see certain revenue targets that the sta...
Ninja-Analyst
51 week 3 days ago
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Private Equity Track and Skipping the MBAI'm exploring options for post-banking opportunities in finance, but I've categorically ruled out getting an MBA. Thus up until now, I hadn't given PE much thought. I'm starting to reconsider PE due to some firms promoting to senior associate sans MBA, which is very appealing. I intend to make my ...
iggs99988
51 week 3 days ago
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Queen's Commerce for PE?I plan on going to Queen's this fall for their Bachelor of Commerce program with the hope of getting into IB and ultimately PE. Unfortunately, I didn't apply to Ivey because I didn't like their program structure (2 years of something unrelated before Ivey begins). I also got into BBA/Math at the uni...
BayStreetBull
11 week 4 days ago
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Blackmore Partners Chicago - Knowledge about them? Does anyone have any knowledge about the small advisory/IB Blackmore Partners based in Chicago? ...
HypeCycle
991 week 4 days ago
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The real story of Private Equity? I'm looking at IBD exits- can someone tell me the real PE experience? I have really not enjoyed my time in IBD, and I want to move into more strategic type of work. I was thinking Corp Dev at a top tech firm or Strategy consulting, but figured I shouldn't rule out PE- yet. Can anyone share some expe...
FinanceGuy15
31 week 5 days 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
61 week 5 days ago
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Private Equity Interview Prep Pack - New Case Webinars AddedOver the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our private equity interview prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with specific regional information and actual deal walk-throughs...I think for those of you that don't watch the webinars, it would be helpful to give you a br...
WallStreetOasis.com
21 week 5 days ago
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Best Finance Track for PE?Hey everyone, I just joined Wall Street Oasis in hopes to get more information. I'm currently going to a semi-target school. JPMorgan, BoA, Morgan Stanley and The Big 4 all recruit from there, I'm not sure which positions exactly but I don't think it's IB, and to my understanding it's very hard to ...
OrangeK
41 week 5 days ago
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Helios Investment Hi all, I'm currently looking for any information on Helios Investment Partners in London : - Culture - Hours - Comp - Exit opps - Interview process Anyone here already interacted with them ? Thanks a lot ! ...
xlsx1988
21 week 5 days ago
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Search Fund or Structured/Project Finance Internship?I'm currently weighing two internship opportunities for the summer. One is with a search fund that specializes in the ADG space and the other is with a structured/project finance group that focuses on infrastructure and energy projects. It's my understanding that the project finance internship will ...
fishmonger
11 week 6 days ago
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Merchant Banking BB vs. VCMerchant Banking BB vs. VC Which offer would you take? Both at solid firms. ...
ostrich
11 week 6 days ago
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3i groupAnyone have recent updates on 3i? Know that they went through some cuts in PE back in 2007-2008, and currently has a small team in NY. Thanks. ...
JustADude
11 week 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
201 week 6 days ago
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PE FOF intern or IB risk full-time ? - advice is much appreciated1. PE fof internship : 6 months minimun chance to convert (considering end of year after 6months, if might be hard to find a full time job right after that) 2. An IB risk management role full time slim chance to go to lbo side ...
ElaineZ
21 week 6 days ago
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Private Equity Internship TipsThis summer I am working with the deal team at a small PE shop. Any tips for material I should go over before the internship? ...
venturemonkey11
01 week 6 days ago
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Is it necessary to have PE experience before starting a firm that acquires businesses?Let's assume that you're interested in buyouts, but you are an unknown quantity and a novice. ...
mkcudi
21 week 6 days ago
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GS PIA Private Equity vs Cinven Madrid ?Hey, I have 2 Off-cycle internship offers, one at Cinven Madrid and the other at GS PIA PE London. Which one should I choose ? Knowing that Cinven do not recruit anlayst whereas GS PIA does. In terms of exit opp ? Thx ...
Ctlm
111 week 6 days ago
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Best day of my life. I broke into PE coming from Community College. Here is my story.I wanted to tell my story on this forum - as WSO has been the sole reason which helped me learn about the industry and how to break in. I am from downstate New York, born and raised. I was a poor student in high school, so much so I didn't even take my SAT's. I was sent off to a residential junior c...
SUNYWallStreet
341 week 6 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
81 week 6 days ago
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PE Secondaries: Buyers vs. SellersHi, I am choosing between two job offers to work at a Private equity secondary buyer and secondary seller/advisor. Wanted to know if anyone had any insight on which would be better for my overall career at this point - I am 24 y.o. so still a junior professional. Can anybody tell me which would be b...
PEFOF_jr
12 weeks 6 hours ago
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Should I take the PE internship or go to look for full time job given I have graduated and the market is not so good.Hi there, I have an 6mth internship offer from a French PE firm focusing on fof, but minimum chance to stay after the internship. I have already graduated from my post grad. Given that it is end of year after six-month and people would stay for their bonus, meaning I might need to wait for a long ti...
ElaineZ
22 weeks 19 hours ago
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Freshmen Search Fund InternshipHow helpful will a freshmen PE search fund analyst internship be for future IB job? ...
wchen91496
52 weeks 22 hours ago
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PB shops with PE fundsHey guys- I am looking at banks with PB functions (so think MS/GS/Citi/Boutique PB) that also raise Private Equity funds. Would the PE fund be considered an investment manager from an operational standpoint? Investment Advisors in PB typically recommend asset allocation strategies to their clients, ...
iBankedUp
102 weeks 1 day ago
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What are the exit opportunities from a small VC firm?Hello everyone! I'm writing because I have to make an important decision and I really need a wise advice. I have recently got offered a job in a small VC firm in San-Fransisco. I have also got an offer from an Asset Management company in Boston. VC definitely sounds more appealing to me, however, I ...
natalia_kova
32 weeks 1 day 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
92 weeks 2 days ago
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PE -> JD/MBA: How to fill the summers?For those who choose to go this route, how do they usually try to manage their internships? I imagine most don't just go Finance/Finance/Finance their three summers (assume a 4 year program), but I also assume that last summer has to be Finance if you're looking for an "exit" back into PE/HF (perhap...
flipcup
82 weeks 2 days ago
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IFC Associate testsHi Could anybody help me with the tests conducted at IFC during the recruitment process (for associate investment officer in Asia)? I already have undergone the modeling test and a couple of interviews. Now, they say there is an another round of written test and an interview. Any idea what that woul...
mumbaigorilla
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Modelling fresh out of undergradHow much financial modelling skills would someone fresh out of undergrad be expected to have if shooting for PE/Banking? ...
Hughly741
72 weeks 5 days ago
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AMA - London Megafund PE, one year in...I did an AMA before but I lost my login details. Here I am after a year in PE. This forum is a constant source of amusement / info so I am happy to answer any questions, with the caveat that anyone participating is a total loser like me who is on WSO during Xmas : ) ...
Trashbat2
532 weeks 5 days ago
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Books/Resources/Advice for PE RecruitingLong time lurker on a new account. I'm an incoming 1st year IB analyst. Was wondering if anyone could suggest books or other general resources to help prepare for private equity recruiting. Have already checked out the LBO chapters of the Rosenbaum book, and currently reading Moyer's book on distres...
Monone
42 weeks 6 days ago
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2016/2017 PE recruiting cycle in LondonMonkeys, Can you tell me about the recruiting cycle in London for junior level PE (pre and post-MBA)? I've heard that larger firms traditionally used to hire in the Fall period (beginning September or later, but usually finishing before Christmas). Considering movements in IB bonus timing, is this s...
MainlandEuropeConsultant
02 weeks 6 days ago
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Meeting With Someone In Private Equity On Friday ADVICE NEEDEDI have been cold emailing firms the past week and got an email from a legal counsel ? at a large PE firm. He said they get tons of resumes sent in and can't fit everyone but he would love to meet me on friday to talk about why I would fit in and my plans. He said he would add me to the list. Thi...
Mozart
52 weeks 6 days ago
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Anyone have any knowledge in the software industry?Hi I was wondering if someone had knowledge on the software industry specifically SaaS such as salesforce or zendesk.. If so please PM me, I want to pitch a stock in that industry and would definitely appreciate any help I can get! ...
zerosumgames
03 weeks 8 hours ago
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Best path to Growth/VC? MBB vs IBDWhat would be the most appropriate / marketable experience to break into growth equity and venture capital? Consulting or IBD? Do either value the technicals IBD gives you? I would think not, someone please correct me if I'm wrong. ...
TheOceanizer
13 weeks 10 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
83 weeks 13 hours ago
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24Yr Old Corp Financial Analyst Looking to Jump to PEHey everyone. I am currently a Financial Analyst at a large Fortune 500 manufacturing company and enjoy it for the most part but my passion is for investment banking, private equity, trading etc. My experience is mostly in the corporate finance world and I feel this sets me apart and allows me to an...
RunningWolves
23 weeks 23 hours 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
253 weeks 1 day ago
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Megafund vs MM 1st YearHi all, Just wondering if anyone had all-in comp numbers for first year associates at megafunds and MM funds for 2015. I've seen a few older threads on the topic, but was just curious how the numbers currently stand. I'll start: Larger MM 140k base up to 100% bonus ...
AxeUAQuestion
303 weeks 1 day 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
53 weeks 1 day 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
73 weeks 2 days ago
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AMA continuation: Debating Trends in Lower Middle Market PE with the Founders of NextvestAfter my last AMA, I got a lot of messages and reachouts asking to discuss how we came up with the idea for Nextvest and to get my perspective on how the PE industry is evolving. To that end, I thought I'd start up more of a "discussion-focused" AMA to give my perspective and also to hopefully see ...
powers99
23 weeks 2 days 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
383 weeks 2 days ago
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WSO Resume Review Worth It?I have not had a thorough scrub of my resume since grad school (3-4 years ago). As I am looking around for other positions I am trying to determine if my resume is up to industry standards. Does anyone have any experience with the WSO resume service? Is it worth the $199? ...
biggsy
03 weeks 2 days ago
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Is This True: PE/IB Firms Ask Your for Your SAT Scores?I've read this I think once or twice on WSO and many other times on random places on the internet. Clarifications from anyone who is actually in PE would be much appreciated. If they do ask, could one just lie, or do they go through the trouble of requesting evidence? Also, is it possible this is tr...
ConfusedIntellectual
193 weeks 2 days ago
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PE Marketing/Sales...Worth it?Haven't been able to find much helpful advice on the topic above. I have an interview for a "sales" position within a well known prviate equity shop. I am assuming this is more of a raising capital, IR type of role. My goal of all goals was to be at a PE shop, so this would accomplish that 100%, ho...
fluff head
123 weeks 3 days ago
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BlackRock AllureHi Everyone, I'm not sure if this is a trend, but recently I've seen more and more people went from two years at BlackRock to great buy side opportunities, such as KKR and Sequoia. I was wondering what are some advantages that two years at BlackRock have over 2 years at banking? It appears to me th...
cicit123
13 weeks 3 days ago
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Deciding where to start my career (boutique advisor internship)Hello, I'm a junior at a non-target. I've been looking to break into investment banking as a path to private equity, and right now I'm evaluating two last-minute choices for a summer internship (outside NYC). One is a very small, local boutique M&A advisor (does industrials and energy downstream...
UmamiSalami
23 weeks 3 days 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
113 weeks 3 days 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
333 weeks 4 days ago
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Technical question: equity value and stock options Financial gurus, I've been having trouble figuring this out and would appreciate some guidance. So say a company issues stock based compensation. What happens to the balance sheet when the company grants the shares? And what happens to the balance sheet when the employee exercise the shares? What li...
fixyou
43 weeks 5 days ago
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KPMG Winter Internship Living I'm a sophomore and was offered a Winter Internship for 2017 in their audit service line. I am from a completely different state and applied to the New York office because that is where I want to work when I start working FT wherever that may be. Does anyone who was in my situation know if they prov...
MGB2
03 weeks 5 days 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
73 weeks 6 days 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
103 weeks 6 days ago
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Tomas49
123 weeks 6 days 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
23 weeks 6 days 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
134 weeks 7 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
14 weeks 7 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
84 weeks 10 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
14 weeks 1 day 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
04 weeks 1 day 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
234 weeks 1 day 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
44 weeks 1 day 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
21 month 2 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
61 month 5 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
81 month 8 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
01 month 9 hours ago

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