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  1. Asking MD to hook up exit opps

          In an attempt to preserve anonymity, I was the coverage analyst for a mega cap deal that made headlines, etc. For some context, our M&A team was staffed to the brim, my coverage team was extremely thin. I effectively crushed it, a ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2015 - 5:56pm -

  2. Exit Opps from TMT Boutique

          I know firms like Raine, LionTree, Allen & Co, Union Square Advisors, Financial Technology Partners, etc don't have a lot of precedence for exit opps, but do they still get looks from recruiters for PE? In general, how are th ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 5 2015 - 3:57pm -

  3. Credit Suisse IBD Corporate Lending Group

         . Credit Suisse M&A Credit suisse IBD SuperDay hear back 2016 investment banking summer 1st round interview 2016 Summer Analyst IBD 2016 investment banking Corporate Banking corporate banking exit opps Corporate Banking to Investme ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2016 - 11:22pm -

  4. Mid-Cap vs Large-Cap PE Recruiting- Which is easier?

          so have recently started my search for a PE role and one question that always gets asked whenever I talk to headhunters is whether I have a preference for mid-cap or large-cap funds. So far I have always said mid-cap- given reason bei ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 2 2015 - 6:33pm -

  5. CFA and Exit Opps for Long Only

          I am starting at a 200B+ AUM long only firm as a buy side equity research analyst out of undergrad. Should I be looking into a CFA or focusing more on recruiting? I'm thinking about possibly joining a L/S (due to background) or e ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 28 2015 - 12:00pm -

  6. IB Exit Ops in Sports

          Hey everyone, I'm intrigued by the possibility of someday leaving banking to work for a professional sports franchise. MLB is by far the most analytics heavy. Does anyone know of stories where people have successfully landed jobs ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 3 2015 - 1:21am -

  7. MBB (continental Europe) exit opps

          Does anyone know whether it's worth it to go into MBB in continantial Europe (e.g. BeNeLux, Germany, France)? In the US it is clear that there are many nice exit opps (Amazon, FB, silicon valley, Wall street, Private Equity etc.) ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2016 - 3:08pm -

  8. The longer you stay the better?

          Is it generally true in management consulting that the longer you stay the better? In terms of exit opps, salary, learning, etc. Consulting Exit Opps career advancement ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 5 2016 - 11:08pm -

  9. Exit Opp Recruiting While in Equity Research

          Hi guys, So I'll be joining a BB ER firm after I graduate and my goal is to eventually jump to a hedge fund. I know that ER folks tend to get recruited by the clients they work with so there isn't an immediate rush to recrui ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2016 - 11:15am -

  10. Sophomore Career Advice

          Hello WSO, I am a sophomore finance major from a non-target with a 3.92/4.0 GPA. Currently, I have no IB internship offers, but I have an offer to intern as a part of an energy trading desk at a utilities company. I have been working ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2016 - 11:06am -

  11. Goldman VS. JPM

          Hey guys, I need help deciding between internship offers at Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan.. They are both in the same division (Operations Division). I am aware of Goldman's "prestige" but I'm also taking both firm ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 24 2014 - 1:20pm -

  12. DCM to MM PE

          What kind of exit opps with MM PE firms can I expect after spending several years in DCM (analyst program and associate if opportunity is there) with a MM in the mid Atlantic region (Philly)? Dealing mostly with investment grade debt ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 4 2014 - 1:34pm -

  13. So You Made It to Banking, Now What?

    Congratulations!!! You made it into investment banking. Of course early on you're excited and just want to spend 100+ hours in the office to impress everyone and get that top bucket bonus, but how do you really get the most mileage out of your 2 year ...

    17 comments - 11 silver bananas - Dec 7 2012 - 1:45pm -

  14. Junior Internship Dilemma: Offer at 2 of MBB vs top IBD group at GS/MS/JPM

    Hi Everyone, ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2014 - 1:44pm -

  15. Bonuses at Regionals in NYC (Piper Jaffray, FBR, Stifel Nicolaus)

          Hi, Current student here. I was hoping people could let me know more about bonuses at regional banks based in NYC like Piper Jaffray, FBR, Stifel Nicolaus or others. Additionally, I know these banks allow analysts to have more exposur ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 28 2014 - 10:46pm -

  16. Non-Target life after banking

          So you're from a non-target school and got an offer for a BB IBD NY internship. You secure the FT offer and move on to your prestigious career as an excel slave in IB. Year 2 rolls around and people are receiving offers to go bas ...

    29 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 8 2013 - 12:42pm -

  17. Rothschild M&A in NYC top MM firm?

    I've done a search, yes, but there's not too much info around here about Rothschild in NYC. I know that their RX is top-notch. But what about M&A? Pay, culture, learning experience, exit opps? Strong/best verticals to cover? Could one work a ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2013 - 11:17am -

  18. How long do Big 4 accountants work until quitting?

          In general, who would work at the same company the longest: an investment banker or big 4 accountant? And for how many years? Also, out of curiosity, what do ex-Big 4 accountants end up as? big 4 Exit Opps ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2013 - 1:35pm -

  19. Stephens or SunTrust IBD?

          Brand, experience, deal flow, exits? Investment Banking Exit Opps suntrust Stephens IB IBD ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 5 2015 - 7:31pm -

  20. Citi M&A or Barclays Nat Res

          Which SA position would you guys take in terms of deal flow and exit opps for PE / full-time banking? No need to consider the culture, as I like the people in both groups. Thanks! Exit Opps ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2014 - 9:34pm -

  21. Natural Resources Group Exit Opps

          Hey All, I just wanted to see if anyone could give me some ideas about exit opps from top Natural Resources Groups? In this case think BB. I am curious if exit Opps are primarily in industry specific funds or if you still see recruitm ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 20 2013 - 2:11am -

  22. Exit Opps- 2-3 years

          All- I'm wondering what are some options after 2-3 years in IT consulting at a large firm (IBM/ Accenture / Deloitte) I recently got promoted and thinking about next steps. My background is in Accounting/Finance from semi-target ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 24 2014 - 9:15am -

  23. Most Ridiculous Exit Ever?

          The title might be a little hyperbolic but I just saw the news on today's Term Sheet, a GS TMT analyst in SF just left after his 2 year stint to join Sequoia Capital... as a Partner in their Growth Equity practice. Looked the guy ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 19 2014 - 1:53pm -

  24. Your future empire: what’s it like?

    WSO just hit 40,000 members and the last time I checked (minus the trolls and a few odd d-bags) you will probably find some of the most intelligent, entrepreneurial, and ambitious people the world has to offer, all in a single community. The countless thr ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 18 2010 - 5:45pm -

  25. Equity Research vs big 4

    Hello, I am currently a college student looking for ideas on where to start my career. I am an accounting major at a good business school and have a great GPA. I have been doing a lot of searching of what would be a good career path for me. I have been no ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 22 2014 - 12:11am -

  26. M&A and investments (corporate strategy) at large CC company (e.g. Visa, Mastercard)

          Hey Guys, I was curious to hear about your thoughts on an opportunity to do M&A and strategic investments for a large credit card company. I currently work for a IB (well known globally, okay recognition in the US). I was wonderin ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 12 2015 - 1:38am -

  27. Exit Opps- Structuring a energy trading group

          What are the exit opportunities for someone in structuring at an energy trading group? Exit Opps ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2016 - 9:41pm -

  28. Wells Fargo Leveraged Finance

          I know the group has the best deal flow and revenue at WFS. The threads in the board refer to it as the strongest group within Wells; however, my understanding is that Sponsors owns the LBO modeling. I've been told they do high y ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 9 2014 - 2:00pm -

  29. Chicago BB IBD Exit Opps

          How good / bad are exit opps for BB offices in Chicago? More specifically, for GS, MS, and Citi. Also, which BB has the strongest Chicago presence? Thanks in advance. Citi gs chicago MS BB Exit Opps Industrials ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 17 2013 - 2:44pm -

  30. Where do the post-MBA PE associates end up eventually?

          After the IB-> PE->-> B-School-> PE path, most post-MBA associates do not make it to the VP. So, where do the post-MBA PE associates end up eventually? Does anyone have the estimates in terms of the percentage breakdown? E ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2014 - 8:28am -

  31. Evercore- PE Placement in London?

          Wondering how Evercore fairs for PE placement in London compared to the bulge bracket banks? Stress this is for London, not US. Afaik their UK business is basically just the old Lexicon business, so wondering if the prestige/exit opps ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 6 2015 - 10:01am -

  32. Exit opps for fund-of-funds

          I will be interning this summer at a fund-of-funds that invests in asia and EM managers. My work will be split between both hedge fund managers and PE managers. Curious to know what type of jobs this internship could set me up for whe ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 9 2014 - 2:57am -

  33. UBS TMT

          How's exit opps from this group? How does it stack up against Financial Sponsors and M&A? UBS IBD PE Exit Opps TMT ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2012 - 5:44pm -

  34. Exit opps for Bridgewater trader?

          Safe to say that bridgewater traders can go anywhere they want afterwards? Also, I assume that they have their choice among b-schools as well. trading Exit Opps Bridgewater ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2012 - 5:12pm -

  35. Asset Management Exit Opps- Thoroughly Confused

    After reading through the Asset Management forum here, I am thoroughly confused. I know this has probably already been covered, but what fields within AM provide the best exit opps (not necessarily exit opps into banking) or any flexibility at all? All I ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2016 - 11:54pm -

  36. Sales exit opps- Accepted two year graduate analyst sales role

    I've signed and accepted a two-year graduate analyst sales role at a BB. I'll be specifically working in FI sales. Now ideally, my goal is to become very good at what I do and pursue sales in the long run. My question is if it doesn't work ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 2:12am -

  37. Why does everyone here post asking about exit opps

          As far as I can tell 99% of us are college students anyway. Kinda silly to be asking about stuff 2-4 years out in the future, like seriously wtf? Saw this just now and made me laugh because I'm not the only one, you guys might ap ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2012 - 12:04pm -

  38. Anyone have any information on Silicon Valley Bank?

          Hey fellow monkeys, Do any of you have information in regards to silicon valley bank and the potential exit opportunities? I'm looking at the ADP (Associate Development Program). SVB Associate Development Program Exit Opps ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2015 - 2:59am -

  39. Which job should I take now for better exit opps?

    I have offers from 5 places (I'm an undergraduate senior): JPM Financial analyst (not in NYC though, in Columbus) ZS Associates- business analytics associate Deloitte- AERS Risk Consultant E&Y- Risk Consultant Healthcare systems company in middle ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2011 - 11:14pm -

  40. Are you non-finance guys out there happy?

          All you hear on this forum are two things: 1. how miserable working in banking is and 2. how it's necessary for any form of self-respect. Coming from a target school, there is almost a pressure at times to enter the banking indus ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 27 2013 - 10:17pm -

  41. Are you guys all in it for the money? What do you want to do after banking?

    what do you guys want to do after the 2 years? stay in finance solely for the money? or follow your passion and do a startup or something like that? Exit Opps ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2013 - 10:56pm -

  42. JPM S&T vs. BCG NY- Received offers from both companies

          Hi everyone, I've received offers from JPM S&T and BCG. Which is better in regard to exit ops, prestige, and lifestyle? I love both companies and am genuinely excited about both opportunities. I need help deciding! Your thoug ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 8:59am -

  43. Rothschild Merchant Banking (Five Arrows PI)

    Any thoughts on MB at Rothschild? I am asking about Europe.. Also, I heard that Rothschild has some old school type of MB practice. Any insight on this? ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2013 - 7:33pm -

  44. Exit opps: Best way to maximize chances at distressed debt / distressed PE?

    Hi guys, I am a first year analyst at a BB, and I have grown more interested in distressed securities hedge funds and distressed private equity. It looks like the work would involve both value investing style analysis and dealing with, at times, complicat ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2012 - 2:04am -

  45. EXIT OPPS come after working at Accenture?

    Dear all, What's the exit opportunity from Accenture as an IT consultant? I have gotten from reading that Accenture is like "Kiss of Death", not sure if it is true as so far the jobs seem pretty good (Beside the fact that long working hours ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2012 - 3:31am -

  46. Project Finance exit opps

          Hi all, I was wondering what the general exit opportunities are (if any) from Project Finance? Thanks very much. Exit Opps ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2015 - 12:14pm -

  47. bullshit breakdown (for prospective monkeys)

    Breaking down the bullshit for the prospective monkeys! Any questions, feel free to ask on here on PM me. Department: IBD at a major BB, London office Number of girls that I've managed to sleep with as a direct result of working at a bank: 0 (got wit ...

    54 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 8 2010 - 6:41am -

  48. Exit opps for an analyst at multifamily lending/loan origination? (CRE)

          Hi, currently looking at a job as an analyst at a multifamily lender/loan originator. I don't have a lot of knowledge in commercial real estate, but the job is basically an analyst role working between the loan originators and th ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 8 2012 - 3:46pm -

  49. Trader-> Hedge fund manager-> Bum

          You slog it out as a Trader for a few years and realise that you're a boss. You become a PM and realise you're a boss. Other bosses realise you're a boss and they along with all their boss friends give you some money to ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2013 - 8:44am -

  50. why analyst leave banking

        Why is it that analyst leave banking after their two years are up. Obviously the hours are slightly better in the pe/hf world but is the comp that much better too....I guess what i am asking is would someone who left to a pe shop be able to m ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 14 2010 - 8:55pm -

  51. Elite Boutique Exit Opps

    First time posting on WSO. I'm looking to transfer from a MM shop in LA to NYC. Partly because of girlfriend / family stuff but also because I'm interested in buy-side opportunities that the shop that I'm at now doesn't really afford. ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2011 - 9:28pm -

  52. WSO Conference 1.0: A Retrospective and Some Advice

    Good afternoon, folks. I wanted to deliver a brief retrospective on the first ever WallStreetOasis Conference that took place this past Saturday. First and foremost, Patrick and the rest of the team working behind the scenes did a fantastic job. I had rea ...

    5 comments - 5 silver bananas - Jul 31 2012 - 4:45pm -

  53. IB-> Traditional AM

          Most people occupy their entire exit opp mindset with PE or HF...how come few ppl focus on going into traditional AMs like Dodge & Cox, Capital Group or PIMCO after their IB stint? If anything, these places pay more and have bette ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2012 - 5:18pm -

  54. FIG IBD- Next Steps?

    I'm finishing up my 2nd year in FIG IBD at a bulge bracket, but not a top one. I haven't yet figured out what to do next and could use some advice. Options: 1) Stay in my group for a 3rd year. My life is pretty easy right now, not much work to d ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 4 2012 - 10:16pm -

  55. exit opps to PE 101

          Dear all, As a rookie in this industry, I know that PE, to some extent, is at the end of the food chain. But did PE guys ever consider leaving this position and move on to something else? In that case, what exit opps are available for ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 13 2011 - 1:49am -

  56. Breaking into large HF from BB trading analyst role

    Hi everyone, There seems to be ample information regarding the process behind moving from BB IBD to PE megafunds on this forum, but a dearth of it with respect to the process behind moving to a large HF (Soros, Pequot, Caxton) in a junior PM/junior trader ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2011 - 10:06pm -

  57. Thoughts on Prudential Real Estate Investors

          I was wondering what you guys think about PREI's position within PE RE along with potential exit opps, compensation, or any general interview tips. I'm up for the FT Investment Analyst position. Thanks guys. compensation Exi ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2011 - 2:50pm -

  58. Exit Opps from $2B+ PE Fund in LA (direct from undergrad)

          I'll be starting as an analyst in July at a PE fund with a little over $2B in LA (they've been doing really well recently). It sounds like the experience will be excellent, but I'm wondering how this potentially unfolds ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2012 - 1:36pm -

  59. exit opps: IBD vs consulting

          Hi mates! How do they compare in terms of exit opps? I've been told that breaking into finance (PE, HF) is more difficult with a consulting background... So basically, after IBD you could switch to a private equity fund or a hedg ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2011 - 5:49pm -

  60. Graduated Today, Job Search Continues, Advice Needed

    Hello WSO, been lurking for a while, love this site and the witty commenters. Have a question, but first heres background. Graduating this week, no job offer. Dece GPA, non-banking experience but have better internships than waiting tables or working at c ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2013 - 4:05pm -

  61. Top 20 Groups on the Street

    In terms of exit opps to megafund PE, the following are the top 20 groups on the street. Restructuring-specific groups are not included (they exit more to distressed/credit funds). 1) GS TMT 2) GS FIG 3) MS M&A 4) BX M&A 5) GS Healthcare 6) CS Spo ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2010 - 12:15pm -

  62. which summer to take for FT BB IBD?

    Hey all, I'm trying to get to a BB FT, coming from a semi-target. I'm confident that I'll be able to get interviews in the fall through networking, but I was wondering what summer experience would be best for FT recruiting. Right now I' ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2011 - 1:07pm -

  63. What EXIT OPPS come after working at Accenture, Deloitte, and The Monitor Group?

    I can't seem to find any old threads that address the exit opps that come after working at Accenture and Deloitte. The only information that I've gotten from reading about these two firms is: Deloitte isn't good, and Accenture is the " ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2011 - 12:28pm -

  64. Corporate & Institutional Banking Relationship Manager- Need Advice

    Hey all. So, of course I drop down to the WSO gods and humbly ask for a line or two of advice. I am being recruited for a MM Corporate Banking Relationship Manager position for a large bank. This position would be working with general funding issues, capi ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2013 - 1:29pm -

  65. J.P. Morgan LevFin

          What are people's thoughts on J.P. Morgan 's Syndicated & Leveraged Finance group? What are the exit opps like for PE? Investment Banking Leveraged Finance career advice jp morgan chase Exit Opps JP Morgan J.P. Morgan (J ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2010 - 1:49pm -

  66. West Coast vs. NY Exit Opps

    Hey guys, I just recently accepted an offer in the SF bay area with a BB for banking in tech. Just wanted to get your thoughts on what the exit opps are like on the west coast for tech.... It seems like in NY, 1st years are approached like 6 months into t ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2009 - 3:11pm -

  67. Best Analyst Exit Opps--MF vs. HF

          So traditionally there's been beaucoup rankings/tiers listed here based on attractiveness for incoming analysts of "exit opps" in general, but how do the top groups change with regards to MF/PE recruiting vs. HF recruit ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 30 2014 - 6:44pm -

  68. Large firm vs small firm

    Long Post (scroll down to bottom if you dont want to read): I am thinking of starting out at a large long only asset manager (0.5 Trillion) in equities out of undergrad.The role isnt like a fidelity or wellington, where you mostly learn on the job and are ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 24 2011 - 12:55pm -

  69. Restructuring to HF

          For an analyst working in a top restructuring group on the street, what are the primary hedge fund exit opportunities? Distressed funds? Traditional long-short? Do more people go into PE? Thanks Exit Opps ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2011 - 1:26pm - Anonymous Monkey

  70. Citi: Power versus Energy?

          Most banks have a single power and energy group, but I noticed Citi has split theirs. What is the difference? And what would the exit opps from each be, assuming NYC? This seems like a rather odd organizational structure. Is this due ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2011 - 11:05pm -

  71. Prestige: Stifel vs. KBW

          banking resume boutique PE Exit Opps stifel KBW analyst associate etc. ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 9 2016 - 2:50pm -

  72. Bottom I-Banking Gigs--Strictly Exit Opps to Nowhere

    Ok-- so I know that people here are not into ranking the various Wall St banks in regards to overall prestige, but this is a little different. I think a lot of people might find it useful to know how *INDIVIDUAL* groups stack up against one another when i ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2012 - 5:39pm -

  73. Big 4 Valuation Career (entering, compensation, exit opps, etc.)

    So I've been lurking on this forum and searching quite a bit on info regarding Valuation, Big 4, and CFA. I've read some good info, but I had a few questions I was hoping to get answers for. Quick Background: Accounting Grad student Late 20' ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2011 - 7:34pm -

  74. Texas- Advice?

    I recently have started the process of working with head hunters and preparing for interviews this summer for 2011 PE starts, and was looking for some advice on location. At this point, I'm looking to join a PE firm (or possibly HF) in Texas, prefera ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 7:39am -

  75. BlackRock- Financial Markets Advisory (FMA)

    I've searched the site and pulled up some information regarding BlackRock 's FMA group, but I was looking for some more detailed commentary. Somewhere in the world has a financial crisis every few years, which is good for their business, but are ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2014 - 7:58pm -

  76. Does healthcare limit your opportunities post-banking?

          I'm currently finishing up my first year at a mid-tier bank on the west coast. We are going to be choosing our full-time groups soon. My question is: will choosing healthcare put me in a position to only do healthcare related stu ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2010 - 3:46am -

  77. IBD or ER for L/S HF

          Which is the better more established route to getting an analyst role at a l/s hedge fund? discuss HF Exit Opps l/s ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2013 - 3:45pm -

  78. Moving from the buy-side to the sell-side

          I'm working for a BB HFOF (first year out of school) and am wondering if it is possible to move to investment banking. I feel that I do not have a solid skill set for long-term survival in the industry if I stick with HFOF. Inves ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2013 - 10:57pm -

  79. Getting out of DCM, getting frustrated

    I've posted a couple times here recently but am starting to get very frustrated. I'm a second-year analyst in DCM and really want to leave-- while I liked the job a lot the first 6 months, the slow market now has made me realize how little I ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 7 2011 - 12:45am -

  80. Operations at a BB firm or investment banking analyst at a small/unknown firm

          Operations at a BB firm or investment banking analyst at a small/unknown firm. Which would have better exit opportunities? Which would look better for B-school? business school Exit Opps ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2012 - 11:31pm -

  81. The Ultimate Exit Opp

    I know everyone talks about how they're working in IB for the ExitOpps, so I figured I'd share my experience and how I got mine. Growing up an only child, I never really had much interaction with children (I was educated by private tutors my who ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2012 - 2:27pm -

  82. Best exit opps in LA? (2011)

          Which firms have had the best exit opportunities (and tend to get more attention from head hunters) from Los Angeles? Some of the analysts that I've talked to from Moelis say exit opps aren't as strong as BB NY IBD, but isn& ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2011 - 12:36am -

  83. Long-only research associate (pre-MBA) exit opps

          Title explains it but I am referring to associate roles that exist primarily at the largest asset managers/fund families for people right out of undergrad or with a few years of pre-MBA experience. Since it is typically very difficult ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 21 2013 - 6:15pm -

  84. Where do you look for Jobs?

    I don't like my current job in Valuations and I want to leave. My salary leaves much to be desired and there really is no upside potential to the job as bonuses are minimal. I've certainly learned a lot but I'm now looking for another chall ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 3 2012 - 4:25pm -

  85. BB Dreams, MM Nightmares

          My question in summary: Can I get to a BB from a dwindling MM firm? Sorry. I had to edit this. I distorted some of the facts in my original post to conceal my identity, but I still think I put out too much information. Thanks for your ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 3 2009 - 10:36am -

  86. PWM- Is it all the same?

    I am interviewing at this prominent PWM firm soon (not at a BB), and I've been wary about it from all I hear on this board and from people I know. Apparently, PWM is on the bottom of the finance totem poll, and has very few meaningful exit opps, if a ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2010 - 1:42pm -

  87. BofA vs Deusche

          Hi all, I'm a college senior, trying to decide between offers for full time Analyst at BofA and Deutsche. BofA ML is for generalist in their NY office. Deutsche is for tech in the San Francisco office, which is also Deutsche' ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 15 2009 - 6:53pm -

  88. DCM To....

    Hi Guys, Had some queries for people who are experienced in this area of expertise. I am a first year analyst at a top BB (think MS / GS etc.) and I work in DCM within the high grade sovereigns team. While initially interested in this sort of work, I have ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2011 - 3:31am -

  89. Interview at NYC Broker/Dealer- Worth it?

          Hey WSO, I got a call for a broker/dealer trainee program. It's supposedly heavily involved in equity research, and the company is a solid boutique in NYC (not a scam, as I initially thought). Is this worth my time? What are the ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2012 - 12:15pm -

  90. Looking for Exit Opportunities....

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  91. CS vs. BAML vs. UBS

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  93. Litigation Consulting to Management Consulting?

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  94. HF Quant vs. BB Trading

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  95. Business consulting in a top economic consulting shop

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    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 7 2010 - 8:51pm -

  96. Valuations Analyst- Insight Needed

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  97. Exit opps- BB vs. Non-MBB consulting

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  98. public finance vs mid-corp

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    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 17 2010 - 5:21pm -

  99. What's better for getting into a top tier MBA?

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    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 10 2011 - 2:09pm -

  100. Deutsche Bank Exit Opps

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