FOF PM Analyst offer vs DCM analyst offer - Advice needed!!IB
Currently, I have 2 offers, one is from a large FoHF (>10b AUM) while another is from a small boutique IB in their DCM division. I am leaning more towards the FoHF offer due to its reputation in the industry. Some of my friends advised me to take up the DCM offer and move on to a BB later. However, I am worried that I might not make it into a BB since the boutique is a rather small player in the IB industry. Am I making the right decision in choosing a company's reputation rather than the job scope?
While I do understand a FoHF career will most likely not get me into the HFs, is it possible that I move on to a BB Investment/ side? In fact, since the working hrs are better in the FoHF, I intend to complete my CFA and CAIA before moving on. Does this help in my exit opps?
Any advice will be much appreciated as I have to make my decision soon. Thanks!!