- the quantitative difference between HF and vanilla asset management
What is the big quantitative difference between these two sectors (other than being able to go short, activist investing, fees)? Obviously they both involve managing portfolios for whoever, but is the big difference thing likes which probablility ...
Forum topic - JohnBrohan - Oct 24 2014 - 4:18am - 3 comments
- Fixed Income Analyst Interview
Hey, I have a phone interview coming up in the next few weeks at an Asset Management firm, and I wanted to get an idea of what I should know for the interview. It's an entry level position at a fairly large firm. Any ideas what kind of questions I ...
Forum topic - sfgfan10 - Oct 5 2014 - 8:58pm
- Advice for move: Big Bank Deep Back Office/IT to HF
I have been searching tirelessly for advice on this topic for over a year... Here's my story: Joined the military after high school, completed my service and went to Penn State for a degree in IT. Found a passion for the markets in my junior year but ...
Forum topic - MRMUL - Sep 17 2014 - 12:42pm - 7 comments
- Fixed Income Trading Assistant Interview
Hello, I have an interview coming up with an Asset Management group (~$200B AUM) for a fixed income trading assistant role. There is not much in the way of advice for an interview on the AM side as I realize it differs from the sell side. I am not sure ...
Forum topic - FutureLRO - Oct 2 2014 - 8:28pm
- Financial Reporting transition to other roles
How easy is it to transition outside of a Finance department role within an investment bank to a more revenue generating role such as asset/investment management? ...
Forum topic - curiousbundles - Sep 29 2014 - 10:14pm
- Who Here Wants To Be a Portfolio Manager in AM
and how do you plan to get there. In other words, interested in seeing various routes, if any ...
Forum topic - baystcheese - Sep 11 2014 - 12:09pm - 5 comments
- Abu Dhabi Investment Authority experience recognized in London or NYC?
Basically I have just received an offer to join ADIA- front office analyst role on the Asset Management side and was wondering whether experience with ADIA is well regarded in London/NYC? In other words, if someone can shed some light on exit ops after ...
Forum topic - monkey8406 - Sep 4 2014 - 2:33pm - 9 comments
- UK-> China-> Singapore
Hi all! The big green "INTRODUCE YOURSELF" button's been bugging me for a while now, thus I decided to give in. I graduated June 2014 from a good, although non-target uni in the UK, right after I did an internship in China at the company ...
Forum topic - alterdom - Sep 18 2014 - 1:49am
- Break in to Asset Management
Hi guys, Was wondering what the best way to break into Asset Management would be. Currently in last year of degree, finance major. No internships. ...
Forum topic - adell - Sep 17 2014 - 10:42am
- Cities with the Best Cost of Living / Work Life Balance in Finance
I've come to the conclusion NYC is not for me. More power to all of you whose dream is working on the street, it's just not for me. Cost of living is too high. Hours are too long. Taxes are too high. Where in the country is the best balance ...
Forum topic - thomas1282 - Aug 9 2014 - 2:00pm - 119 comments