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I am just wondering what the best groups at the combined Bank of America / Merrill Lynch will be for this upcoming summer.

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Comments (22)

  • LondonE1's picture

    LeggoMyGekko, are you currently an analyst?

  • Mainstreet_wallstreet's picture

    He's just someone who has no life, and makes 100 post in a matter of a week because he "knows" the industry, because he has "friends" who are in it. Yet he spends more time on here then most.... Anywhooo I would wait till someone who is working in the industry, or did a internship there last summer, gives you some solid advice.

  • stang6988's picture

    I agree, its hard to say. But, I would add industrials to that group.

  • LeggoMyGekko's picture

    Mainstreet_Wall: Nope. You're right. I apologize that I wasn't clear on where I've gotten my opinions/facts, but should be careful where you spit your bullshit if you don't have anything to add.

    Continuation from my post: Not an analyst. I'm simply a jr SA.

    Worked as a soph SA though (not in levfin), but worked pretty close to them. Now I can repeat what others have said, and say that their jr bankers left very early due to a lack of work, which I completely agree with. I recently went to another BB to speak to their levfin group, and got similar views.

    Their work doesn't add as much value as it used to. Their work is primarily being used as supportive material - to give a football field view of the valuations possible, and no longer is given as much weight as it had gotten in the past.

    Now, this is coming from a jr SA. And I'm sure others have different views. Mainstreet_Wall... any comments?

  • In reply to LeggoMyGekko
    Mainstreet_wallstreet's picture

    LeggoMyGekko:
    Mainstreet_Wall: Nope. You're right. I apologize that I wasn't clear on where I've gotten my opinions/facts, but should be careful where you spit your bullshit if you don't have anything to add.

    Continuation from my post: Not an analyst. I'm simply a jr SA.

    Worked as a soph SA though (not in levfin), but worked pretty close to them. Now I can repeat what others have said, and say that their jr bankers left very early due to a lack of work, which I completely agree with. I recently went to another BB to speak to their levfin group, and got similar views.

    Their work doesn't add as much value as it used to. Their work is primarily being used as supportive material - to give a football field view of the valuations possible, and no longer is given as much weight as it had gotten in the past.

    Now, this is coming from a jr SA. And I'm sure others have different views. Mainstreet_Wall... any comments?

    Very well put and semi informative, however I would take this only as hearsay, but still something to consider. It's nothing personal Leggo, you prob are a cool kid, but still just somethings about you makes me think... anywayssss I wonder if anyone from ML can comment?

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  • Devils Advocate's picture

    Yeah the LevFin team at my bank was leaving between 5-7 pm last summer, and that was before the credit markets got as bad as they are now...

  • uncratehulu's picture

    Now I know that BoA ML tech takes a backseat to GS and MS, but how does that particular group (NY and West Coast) compare to other groups within the firm?

    What are the generalizations that can be made about the group and or the bankers in the group from the perspective of within the firm?

  • In reply to Mainstreet_wallstreet
    LondonE1's picture

    Mainstreet_wallstreet:
    LeggoMyGekko:
    Mainstreet_Wall: Nope. You're right. I apologize that I wasn't clear on where I've gotten my opinions/facts, but should be careful where you spit your bullshit if you don't have anything to add.

    Continuation from my post: Not an analyst. I'm simply a jr SA.

    Worked as a soph SA though (not in levfin), but worked pretty close to them. Now I can repeat what others have said, and say that their jr bankers left very early due to a lack of work, which I completely agree with. I recently went to another BB to speak to their levfin group, and got similar views.

    Their work doesn't add as much value as it used to. Their work is primarily being used as supportive material - to give a football field view of the valuations possible, and no longer is given as much weight as it had gotten in the past.

    Now, this is coming from a jr SA. And I'm sure others have different views. Mainstreet_Wall... any comments?

    Very well put and semi informative, however I would take this only as hearsay, but still something to consider. It's nothing personal Leggo, you prob are a cool kid, but still just somethings about you makes me think... anywayssss I wonder if anyone from ML can comment?

    Me fail English? That's unpossible!

  • IBnutz's picture

    i heard real estate was good and i hear that DCM is good.

  • In reply to LondonE1
    Mainstreet_wallstreet's picture

    LondonE1:
    Mainstreet_wallstreet:
    LeggoMyGekko:
    Mainstreet_Wall: Nope. You're right. I apologize that I wasn't clear on where I've gotten my opinions/facts, but should be careful where you spit your bullshit if you don't have anything to add.

    Continuation from my post: Not an analyst. I'm simply a jr SA.

    Worked as a soph SA though (not in levfin), but worked pretty close to them. Now I can repeat what others have said, and say that their jr bankers left very early due to a lack of work, which I completely agree with. I recently went to another BB to speak to their levfin group, and got similar views.

    Their work doesn't add as much value as it used to. Their work is primarily being used as supportive material - to give a football field view of the valuations possible, and no longer is given as much weight as it had gotten in the past.

    Now, this is coming from a jr SA. And I'm sure others have different views. Mainstreet_Wall... any comments?

    Very well put and semi informative, however I would take this only as hearsay, but still something to consider. It's nothing personal Leggo, you prob are a cool kid, but still just somethings about you makes me think... anywayssss I wonder if anyone from ML can comment?

    Me fail English? That's unpossible!

    Hmmm never failed english, but also didn't break a 700 on the SATS english part soooooo.... O wells you got me London! I suck with grammar. Now go back to getting rejected by bnp paribas and calling them douche bags, because they hated you, and you couldn't answer their "stupid" questions.

    LondonE1:
    I interviewed with BNP Paribas (London office) in the past. Total douche bags, arrogant, and utterly retarded.

    BTW still waiting on some insight from any ML insiders. I'm really interested to hear about it....

  • nystateofmind's picture

    to whoever asked about West Coast Tech, it's all Legacy ML and is a solid group (behind GS, MS, and on par with JPM & CS. M&A, Healthcare, Multi-Industry are all still very strong. All are dominated by legacy ML guys, except for Healthcare. Feel free to ask more specific questions. All will give you a solid experience.

  • In reply to Mainstreet_wallstreet
    LondonE1's picture

    Mainstreet_wallstreet:
    LondonE1:
    Mainstreet_wallstreet:
    LeggoMyGekko:
    Mainstreet_Wall: Nope. You're right. I apologize that I wasn't clear on where I've gotten my opinions/facts, but should be careful where you spit your bullshit if you don't have anything to add.

    Continuation from my post: Not an analyst. I'm simply a jr SA.

    Worked as a soph SA though (not in levfin), but worked pretty close to them. Now I can repeat what others have said, and say that their jr bankers left very early due to a lack of work, which I completely agree with. I recently went to another BB to speak to their levfin group, and got similar views.

    Their work doesn't add as much value as it used to. Their work is primarily being used as supportive material - to give a football field view of the valuations possible, and no longer is given as much weight as it had gotten in the past.

    Now, this is coming from a jr SA. And I'm sure others have different views. Mainstreet_Wall... any comments?

    Very well put and semi informative, however I would take this only as hearsay, but still something to consider. It's nothing personal Leggo, you prob are a cool kid, but still just somethings about you makes me think... anywayssss I wonder if anyone from ML can comment?

    Me fail English? That's unpossible!

    Hmmm never failed english, but also didn't break a 700 on the SATS english part soooooo.... O wells you got me London! I suck with grammar. Now go back to getting rejected by bnp paribas and calling them douche bags, because they hated you, and you couldn't answer their "stupid" questions.

    LondonE1:
    I interviewed with BNP Paribas (London office) in the past. Total douche bags, arrogant, and utterly retarded.

    BTW still waiting on some insight from any ML insiders. I'm really interested to hear about it....

    Take it easy buddy...

  • Financeguy99's picture

    What about for S&T?

  • dartsail16's picture

    Can anyone provide info on the IB energy/power group at combined b of a/merrill?

  • big unit's picture

    Research is ranked #2 (well at least ML was, based on II) but I'm guessing this is for IB - its gonna take some time before people know what groups do well, lots of integration left

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