- capital IQ vs FactSheet vs bloomberg for ER and AM
first of all sorry if this is the wrong section but it was the least "wrong" in my perspective. basically i'd like to know which are the mostly used platforms in ER (buy and sell side) and AM (which i know are a bit different as for the ...
Forum topic - kent02 - Aug 13 2014 - 2:11pm - 9 comments
- Transition from MBB to ER or AM
During my research on MBB, I have read about opportunities to exit from MBB consulting into Asset Management or equity research (on several websites). However, I have never seen such a transition and did not find a post regarding this topic on wso. Is it ...
Forum topic - investorsmind - Jul 31 2014 - 1:39pm - 4 comments
- Freshman/Sophomore summer internships
I will be an incoming student at a target state school, but I am technically coming in as a sophomore because of AP credits. I have interests in marketing/sales, consulting, and trading. What types of internships would I have a good shot at in these ...
Forum topic - debate - Aug 12 2014 - 4:38am
- Hours- IB vs AM
I'm interested in the hours required for a 1st year IB analyst and a BB or MM bank. This is in comparison with a first year analyst at a large IM/ mutual fund firm (fidelity, vanguard, templeton, Columbia, BlackRock). Also any more insight in this ...
Forum topic - Sue Collini - Aug 9 2014 - 12:58pm
- AM vs IB for PE
Hi, I'm a rising Junior and I have the opportunity to intern at a decent AM company my junior year (think AllianceBernstein). Would it be a good move to accept the buy side internship if my end goal is to work in PE? And if so, what role would best ...
Forum topic - tarnationify - Jul 24 2014 - 6:40pm - 4 comments
- Recruiting at Fido/Capital/T Rowe
How difficult is it to get a seat at one of these places out of MBA? I assume they only recruit out of the M7 programs but even than, how long are the odds? I'm thinking about going back to school with the intent to pivot to a Top AM firm but I ...
Forum topic - Dank Nugs - Jun 15 2014 - 1:43pm - 3 comments
- AM Director: some less standard path
I am Director at a 3bn USD AM boutique shop covering a niche growing sector, located in Europe. I am having a strong quant background (phd). I spent 4 years doing applied research in academia (stochastic modeling with applications to finance) and then ...
Forum topic - ArgSup - May 31 2014 - 5:37pm - 10 comments
- Investment consulting questions
Is it similar to AM? Kinda a niche market out there. Are skills transferable? ...
Forum topic - KingKongVodka - May 2 2014 - 12:06am - 11 comments
- Undergrad Inquiry: CFA designation for AM? How does an MBA look?
Hey fellow Monkeys, I'm an undergrad finance student at a non-target in the midwest with interest of entering into AM after undergrad. Currently am reading the intelligent investor and the topic of CFA came up. For those in the business, could I get ...
Forum topic - The Borg - Apr 18 2014 - 1:46am - 4 comments
- Annoying or Appropriate...Advice Please
WSO, can't thank the community enough for helping me land a solid SA offer. Quick Background: I am a non-target junior, and will be working for a European based asset manager. They have not given team assignments yet, but said I will be working in ...
Forum topic - W. WHITE - Mar 17 2014 - 4:22am - 9 comments