- Best way to judge PE firms during recruiting
This might seem like an odd question, but with recruiting in full swing, we are getting a couple of emails per day for various firms. Every email is a sales pitch, praising top quartile returns and great raises. So my question is this: what is the best way ...
Forum topic - Chinouk35 - Feb 24 2015 - 11:19am - 13 comments
- Choosing post-banking career path & how you made that decision (PE, Distressed, L/S, etc.)
Fellow monkeys, I'm a banking analyst here in London and I am trying to make up my mind on which route I want to go down post-banking. Unlike many others I haven't really hated my time in banking as I have learned a ton and worked with great ...
Forum topic - above_and_beyond - Feb 24 2015 - 3:00pm - 10 comments
- From 350K job to something more fufilling like PE Firm as marketer or investment professional?
My fellow monkeys, long time reader, first time poster and sincerely enjoy all the insight provided from all those involved. A bit of info about myself: Still young but looking for something more as I have had a great career as an outside mutual fund ...
Forum topic - Whendoesitend - Feb 22 2015 - 7:11pm - 19 comments
- Any thoughts on what PE looks like a decade from now?
I spoke with a guy a few days back who'd done pretty well in an MM PE firm, and when I asked him for advice on how to build a career in the industry, his advice was "if I were graduating business school now, I'd probably join a different ...
Forum topic - jakevm - Jan 2 2015 - 4:00am - 15 comments
- Buy-side in the South
Was wondering if anyone can give a breakdown of firms and what its like to work on the buy-side in the South? Specifically for PE and any hedge funds/investment managers that have a strong presence. Topics that would be helpful:-list of firms and ...
Forum topic - helpinghand - Feb 20 2015 - 4:56pm - 15 comments
- Which PE firm to intern for?
Career switcher. Ivy undergrad. Attending a top 5 MBA [1st year]. Great profile (and connections) to interview with top PE firms but lack the relevant finance experience to do so right now. Our program offers a Buyout Lab class where you intern with a PE ...
Forum topic - hbsra10 - Jan 30 2015 - 8:49pm - 16 comments
- Guide to Private Equity Careers & Venture Capital Careers
Guide - WallStreetOasis.com - Jul 9 2014 - 2:23pm
- Best Double Major/ Major-Minor Combinations
If you were giving advice to an undergrad, what double major or major/minor combination would you recommend for the following fields? Private Equity IBD HF VC ...
Forum topic - Marginal Benefit - Feb 5 2015 - 11:52pm - 6 comments
- GS FIG clarifier
I've searched through the forums and have seen two divergent opinions regarding GS FIG 's placement to PE. The placement into Hedge Funds is universally agreed to be quite strong, but does GS FIG get a lot of megafunds, especially in relation to ...
Forum topic - eagemonkey26 - Jan 15 2015 - 8:27pm - 5 comments
- 5 Free Months...What Should I Do?
I'm currently a junior in undergrad and will be graduating a semester early (Dec. 2015), which gives me 5 free months. No obligations, no work, no nothing. If my goals are to eventually get into an M7 MBA program and hopefully someday make it to the ...
Forum topic - Andrew- - Dec 16 2014 - 9:41pm - 25 comments