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  1. IBD vs PE- Long-term / Let the war begin

          I've read a few posts on PE and found that it mainly involves searching for capital for new funds. There is also a considerable amount of time spent doing actual things related to the operations of the businesses and managing tho ...

    48 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 22 2016 - 8:34pm -

  2. Is This True: PE/IB Firms Ask Your for Your SAT Scores?

          I've read this I think once or twice on WSO and many other times on random places on the internet. Clarifications from anyone who is actually in PE would be much appreciated. If they do ask, could one just lie, or do they go thro ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2016 - 12:57am -

  3. PE perks

          Hi all- I'm trying to get a sense from those on this forum who work in PE about the types of perks / benefits that most PE funds offer. Is it typical for most funds to provide lunch for free, pay for dinner past a certain time at ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2016 - 1:03am -

  4. Incoming Analyst- Potential 3rd Year- PE Recruiting

          I'm a college senior at an Ivy skating through the end of my senior year, awaiting the upcoming summer where I will begin as an Analyst in a top BB Group (think GS TMT, GS HC/CR, GS FIG, MS Menlo, MS M&A). I've been thin ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2016 - 5:38pm -

  5. Investment Banking to Private Equity- 6 Things You Should Know

          Mod Note (Andy): This recent comment by @I Invest from the thread " Why do you go into IB before going into PE? " is so helpful (30 silver nanners) that I decided it deserves its own spot on the frontpage. 2015 member of the ...

    21 comments - 24 silver bananas - Feb 21 2016 - 2:00pm -

  6. PB shops with PE funds

          Hey guys- I am looking at banks with PB functions (so think MS / GS / Citi /Boutique PB) that also raise Private Equity funds. Would the PE fund be considered an investment manager from an operational standpoint? Investment Advisors i ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 3 2016 - 3:25pm -

  7. Why did PE and VC get wrapped together?

          PE and VC, while in theory similar, operate under a completely separate set of rules. I liked having them separate... VC PE venture capital ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2016 - 1:36am -

  8. Best Groups in Hong Kong for Buyside Recruiting

          What are the best banks/groups in Hong Kong for recruiting for buyside positions in mainland/HK? Would also be interested in hearing where past analysts from the said banks/groups are headed. Hong Kong buyside PE megafund ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2016 - 11:12pm -

  9. MS Groups in Hong KOng

          Started a new account to ask this. I am an incoming SA at MS IBD in Hong Kong, and we have to submit our group preferences pretty soon. Would love to hear if anyone has knowledge on the different groups. 1) How big are each group? 2) ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 20 2016 - 11:46am -

  10. Any advice for if you dont get promoted to associate?

          So my friend started looking for a PE gig at end of her 2nd year (July 2015), but since then she's had a lot of interviews but hasn't landed anything. She's had so many interviews, that most people in her team have real ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2016 - 12:37pm -

  11. My friend just inherited a shitload of money and wants to start his own PE firm. Advice?

          My assumptions would be to hire a couple of consultants with PE experience to help him start his firm from scratch. How do you actually start a PE firm from zero if you have 8 figures? PE ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2015 - 9:56pm -

  12. AMA 2 years MBB > PE

          I've been around the forums for awhile now and always appreciated people willing to share tips/advice. I have some free time before I start my PE gig so happy to answer some questions. Graduated from target undergrad, worked at M ...

    20 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 24 2015 - 4:50am -

  13. "Prestige" in finance

          I'm still in undergraduate and never quite understood this whole "prestige" thing, is it really that important to work for a prestigious firm?? And out of interest how would you rank VC v. IBD v. PE in terms of prestige ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2016 - 3:18pm -

  14. Latin America PE?

          Hi all, I'll be doing latam investment banking, and I'm just curious what prospects are for private equity in the region. Ideally, I want to do Latam PE, but I would prefer to be based out of NYC at first. What are the top f ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2016 - 4:27am -

  15. Transitioning into a woman PE.

          Hi, I was wondering if there is any other way of transitioning into PE beside the obviously routes. PE ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 7:31am -

  16. Second-tier PE funds

    If we consider the top tier PE funds (and ultimate career goal) to be the megafunds (i.e. KKR, Blackstone, TPG, Carlyle, etc.) then what's the following tranche? Which funds are good as an inbetween stepping stone from IB to mega-PE/B-school for pre- ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 17 2015 - 8:54am -

  17. 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 out ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2015 - 9:24am -

  18. Upper-MM PE to MBB?

          Hi guys, I'm currently at an Upper MM PE shop (analyst experience at a BB bank) and I've been considering my options for when these guys are going to kick all of us out after 2 years. After thinking long and hard about it, I ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2016 - 12:01pm -

  19. Lateraling as Senior Associate

          Hi all, What are some private / growth equity shops that tend to take (senior) associate laterals from other PE shops, after they've completed their two associate years? Just thinking of my options, as I'm at a 2-and-out sho ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2016 - 11:26am -

  20. 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 ...

    121 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 9 2014 - 2:00pm -

  21. 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 wa ...

    16 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 24 2015 - 11:19am -

  22. Freshmen Search Fund Internship

          How helpful will a freshmen PE search fund analyst internship be for future IB job? search fund freshmen PE ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2016 - 9:49pm -

  23. GPA for PE recruiting post 2 years in IB

          Do PE firms care what your GPA in undergrad was if your recruiting as an analyst at an IB? My GPA is 3.5 and has always been- interned at reputable place and going to a reputable place with strong recruiting- go to a target school- bu ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 23 2015 - 6:12pm -

  24. BB as a 2nd year lateral or top MM as a 1st year? Want to get into PE. Need Career Advice!

          Hi WSO community, A little background on myself...I have 2 years of Corporate Development experience at a fortune 50 and will be making the transition to IB shortly with hopes of going into PE afterwards. I have a couple offers and wo ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 15 2015 - 8:33am -

  25. Dating as an Analyst- Looking for Advice

          Sorry for the length...I'll try to make it as short as possible. I am an incoming analyst and I recently asked one of my best friends out on a date. She's somebody who I spend about 75% of my free time with and we get along ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2015 - 9:21am -

  26. Chicago- Megafund placement

          Hey guys, Seems like a lot of the Megafunds do not have offices in Chicago. Saw on one old thread there were two people fighting back and forth regarding this so I just wanted to settle it out here and see what the real deal was. Do t ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2014 - 2:22am -

  27. 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 in ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 2 2015 - 4:00am -

  28. Beats Worth Over $1 Billion

    Wow. Remember all the hate Beats by Dre got on WSO when they first came out? Only an idiot would pay that for headphones. There's no way they're going to sell any at that price. They probably don't even sound that great. Well, guess what? W ...

    62 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 12 2013 - 11:53pm -

  29. 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 -

  30. Summer 2015 PE Recruiting

          Let the games begin... private equity interviews are already in full swing. Recruiting PE 2015 ...

    98 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jul 7 2014 - 10:44am -

  31. Private Equity vs Hedge Funds: 4 Key Differences

    Full disclosure, I'm biased to the HF path, but have friends at top PE shops. First things first, PE and HF are two fundamentally different career paths. Yes, they're both buyside gigs and both pay extremely well. However, it's the differen ...

    10 comments - 5 silver bananas - Mar 10 2016 - 7:28pm -

  32. MM PE or MLB???

          I am a junior at top ten undergraduate business school and in the process of looking for a summer internship. I have the oppurtunity to work at a MM PE firm (unpaid) or for the finance division of an MLB team (2016 might be a big year ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2016 - 11:04pm -

  33. How many places did you interview at before you landed your PE gig?

          ^title. Also, if you dont mind posting what firm you worked at before you landed your PE gig, that would be also be appreciated (you can just post a group, e.g. BARC/ DB / CS, if you dont want to post the specific name). PE Interviews ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 10 2015 - 5:18am -

  34. 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 ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2015 - 3:00pm -

  35. 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 so ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2014 - 9:41pm -

  36. 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 ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 20 2015 - 4:56pm -

  37. Non-solicitation Period Post-Resignation

          resignation PE non-solicitation solicitation ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2015 - 9:07pm -

  38. 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 ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2015 - 8:49pm -

  39. Recruiting for PE from BB in Toronto

          Hey Everyone, I'm currently an analyst at a BB in Toronto. I'm interested in going the PE route once my 2 year analyst stint is over. I'm wondering what the best strategy for recruiting for PE in the US is, or if anyone ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 3 2015 - 3:35pm -

  40. Investment Banking Exit Opportunities School Ranking

          Could someone please rank these schools by their bulge bracket investment banking opportunities (all undergrad)? Duke (Trinity) Columbia Northwestern (Weinberg) NYU Stern Cornell (Industry & Labor Relations) Amherst College George ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2015 - 6:29pm -

  41. Double Break-In: Thanks WSO!

    All, Once again, I would like to express my gratitude to the admins, users and interview guide authors for their commitment and consistent assistance to the WSO community. In 2011, I was thanking the community for the help breaking into investment b ...

    18 comments - 9 silver bananas - Mar 30 2015 - 1:25pm -

  42. TMT Banking exit options: Hedge Funds and MM PE

          I know this question has been asked few times but I am looking for a clearer answer to my question. What are the chances of getting into a decent hedge fund or MM PE after doing 2 years of TMT banking at BB post-MBA. Not sure how much ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 10 2015 - 10:23pm -

  43. Infra PE-> MBA-> VC?

          Did 1 year in TMT at a MM IB (think HL /JEFF/ PJ), then moved to a Tier 2 place for 1.5yrs (think NOM/ RBC / HSBC) to do Power, Utils & Infra and now have an offer at an Infra PE fund. Fund is about $5bn AUM (so not big), but deal ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2016 - 11:01am -

  44. PE / VC internship before starting FT IBD

          Does it make any sense to do a PE internship while finishing up a masters degree and right before starting a FT role in IBD? Does it have any influence at all on PE recruiting after your analyst stint? I am asking because I'd hav ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 20 2016 - 4:35pm -

  45. Three Do's and Don'ts of Private Equity Interviews

    On Tuesday, I gave a thorough breakdown of how a pre-MBA candidate should approach the Private Equity Interview Case Study. In keeping with the PE interview theme, I thought I'd touch upon the actual interview portion of the process. Rather than doin ...

    17 comments - 5 silver bananas - Jul 10 2014 - 7:43am -

  46. The academic life of a Whartonite?

          Wharton NYU stern finance college IBD IBanking PE private equity ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2016 - 3:03pm -

  47. PE out of undergrad: summer IB experience prior?

          I know that very few people get hired to decent firms out of undergrad. However, I am wondering if these people had summer experience in IB before they were hired. Or do PE shops who take undergrads train them in modeling? Thanks. PE ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2015 - 4:11pm -

  48. LBOs: Debt Repayment vs. Dividends?

          Just wondering, when modelling LBOs is it market practice to assume you: a) amortise debt & forsake dividends over the holding period in favour of lower interest expense & a higher equity value at exit, or b) pay dividends &am ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 2 2015 - 5:43pm -

  49. Some Thoughts on Private Equity Interview Case Studies

    The infamous private equity interview is enough to make seasoned top bucket analysts quiver in their boots. When you go through the interview process with private equity firms, particularly if you move along in a process at a middle market PE shop, you wi ...

    16 comments - 13 silver bananas - Jul 10 2014 - 7:31am -

  50. Clients for CarterPierce?

          Does anyone know some of the firms that use Carter Pierce? They focus exclusively on west coast opportunities, but I feel like most of the major shops still go through the major east coast HHs (HSP, Amity, etc). Thanks. headhunter PE ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 9 2015 - 7:10pm -

  51. Transferring question

          I am a sophomore at William and Mary and was wondering if it was worth it to transfer to an ivy league school (or similar) in order to get a job in Real Estate PE or Investment Banking out of college. I have a really strong GPA (3.9) ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2015 - 10:15am -

  52. 1st yr analsyt salary for PE in asia

          The PE firm is based in asia, not a mega fund, more like a boutique-type with about 6~8 men investment team in the country I am located. Not a global fund, only have branches offices across some asian countries (2~4). What would be an ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2015 - 3:43am -

  53. Public returns databases

          Apologies- I'm sure this thread already exists but I couldn't find it anywhere. Does anyone know which large pension funds / institutional investors publish their PE portfolio returns. I think I've seen CALPERS and CALS ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2016 - 5:47pm -

  54. Life in PE when Things are Going According to Plan

    This week I thought I might do a little writing on my time in private equity. Specifically, I'd like to compare and contrast life in private equity when a fund's portfolio companies are performing well with life in PE when a fund's portfoli ...

    28 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jan 15 2013 - 3:45pm -

  55. What happens to IB Analysts with low GPAs?

    Hey guys, Been pretty happy with the BB IBD offer I've been sitting on for the past few months. And never really though seriously about what comes after the 2 year stint. Incoming analyst with a non- GS / MS / JPM BB (think CS / BAML) within a decent ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2014 - 12:18am -

  56. Private Equity Internships as an Undergrad

          Hi. This might be kind of a dumb question. Currently, I'm in the middle of a private equity internship (and loving it). I'm a rising Junior, and looking ahead to next Summer a bit. I'm extremely interested in PE, and in ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 4 2015 - 9:25am -

  57. JP Morgan vs City vs DB bs OW

          A little bit of background: I am a second year student in the UK and the offers are for this summer, and my deadline is next wednesday so I have to decide soon. Citygroup: Debt Capital Markets Deutsche Bank: Asset and Wealth Managemen ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2015 - 1:11pm -

  58. Renewables / Cleantech PE or VC

          Anyone in this field? Have a couple questions. Please quote my post. renewables cleantech PE VC ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2016 - 12:36pm -

  59. What are some PE conventions that is a must attend for working professionals

          I hear that there is about three organizers for PE conference that is a must attend. I am currently working at a LP firm, and is looking to build the GP contact and database. I think meeting PE professional at conference is probably g ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2016 - 12:32am -

  60. Starting FT in Fall @ EB: Questions about PE Recruiting

          Hi everyone, I'm going to be starting at an EB this fall. I've been thinking about PE and have a few questions. I come from a target with a low GPA (3.6). I'm worried that this may hold me back for PE recruiting. I' ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2016 - 12:00pm -

  61. Underpaid at Start Up PE Fund?

    Hey guys, Been sitting on this question for about a year now and would like the community's input. Please, I am looking for monkeys opinions who work in the industry (IB, PE, VC, etc). Joined a start up PE fund about a year ago after my analyst progr ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2014 - 7:17pm -

  62. Founder or Director on Resume? Former Founding Member/ Director of a Startup

    Industries of interest for FT and or Internship roles: Investment Banking Venture Capital Equity Research Management Consulting (maybe the most realistic fit??) Private Equity ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2014 - 7:25pm -

  63. Banking Associate to PE or HF

    Hey guys, I am currently an MBA student at H/S/W. My goal is to get into i banking as an associate and move to a PE or HF afterwards. I know it is common for IBD analysts to move to PE/HF, but how about for associates? and what type of roles am I most lik ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2014 - 11:13am -

  64. Reading materials for RE PE

    Hi I recently joined a major RE PE firm as an analyst. My job is mostly modeling but I'd like to understand the other components of the deals I'm involved on. I'm totally lost on calls/meetings regarding: Capex (technical aspects of it, lik ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 31 2014 - 10:57pm -

  65. Private Equity Job via: STERN vs. TUCK (edition)

          Hey all, I am focused on gaining a PE role post-MBA. I understand the difficulty in attaining this type of role, but I am willing to do the work required. Given that I won't be targeting the MFs or largest MM funds, and want to e ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2014 - 12:39am -

  66. Private Equity Recruitment (Headhunter)- London

          I noticed these guys, Private Equity Recruitment (PER), have an option to apply for roles they're recruiting for directly on their site. Just wondering if anyone has done this and if anything has come of it? Thus far my interacti ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 27 2015 - 7:33pm -

  67. 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 ...

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

  68. Blackstone- Entrance level analyst

          hello monkeys, does anyone know when Blackstone starts recruiting for entrance level analyst positions? also, for lateral hires, is there a certain time during the year they are looking to fill those spots? any info would be tremendou ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2016 - 7:47pm -

  69. MBA: Stern vs. Johnson (w/ $$$$)

    Guys, I am looking for some feedback related to a choice between a Johnson MBA (with close to a full ride or a full ride...still TBD) and a Stern MBA. My career goals are to break into private equity (middle market), and ideally, end up in NYC. I have an ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2014 - 6:18pm -

  70. Schwarzman Is a Boss

    Take note, monkeys: if you ever actually "make it" in this business, this is how you want to sound in an interview. The word indefatigable comes to mind as he laughs off the factors that give everyone else on Wall Street ulcers. He calls himself ...

    21 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 6 2012 - 7:01pm -

  71. Oldest person to have gotten into Wall Street?

          What is the oldest age anyone knows of someone getting into Wall Street, what was their background, what type of role did they land, etc. PE Trader age quant market risk career changer ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2015 - 11:57am -

  72. The War on Private Equity

    The book "Unintended Consequences: Why Everything You've Been Told About the Economy is Wrong" by Edward Conrad has created a shit storm in its wake as it seeks to defend the 1% and makes the argument that inequality benefits modern society ...

    26 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 6 2012 - 2:35pm -

  73. USC or UVA

          Hey Folks! I needed up re-applying to schools and here are my options: I have USC and UVA, still awaiting MIT. If MIT works out then the answer is clear. However, between uva and us, what do you guys think? In terms of prestige, and g ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2016 - 12:33am -

  74. Does Your PE Fund Have A Dedicated Deal Originator?

    Something I've observed over the last 12-18 months on the hiring front for middle market PE firms is a relatively new position (or at least not one talked about all that much) for an internal, dedicated business development position. In the January i ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2013 - 8:45pm -

  75. The King Is Dead

    That's right, guys. The iconic Burger King mascot is no more; he was unceremoniously dethroned in a PE boardroom in August. New York-based 3G Capital took over the burger chain in 2010 and ran off the old board of directors, and the new sheriff in to ...

    43 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 18 2011 - 5:45am -

  76. Non-Target, so you know I need HELP

          Hi guys, I'm a first time poster just wondering if I can have WSO wreck on my resume as you guys are so good at doing. I already have an unpaid internship for this summer (currently a sophomore) but I'm hoping to start netwo ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2015 - 3:44am -

  77. Beware GoBuyside

          Just a friendly heads-up. I signed up for GoBuyside out of curiosity and selected the "invite contacts" feature thinking it, like LinkedIn, would comb my email contacts and suggest people I might want to connect with. Not so ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 10 2015 - 12:30am -

  78. MBA vs. Masters in Finance

          Earlier today I posted a discussion on if a business/finance certificate held any kind of weight. This lead me to look deeper into other options, such as a Masters in Finance route vs. the MBA route. How much weight does a Masters in ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2014 - 9:34pm -

  79. Numbers Time! Data update for 2014

    In 1992, I had just finished a spreadsheet that contained the average PE ratios for companies in different sectors in the United States. There was little of substance in it, but I decided that since I had it, I might as well share it. I posted that spread ...

    7 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jan 13 2014 - 8:44pm -

  80. PE recruiting- Anyone started interviewing?

          Has anyone started interviewing with large cap PE firms for summer 2010 jobs? recruiting PE ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2016 - 8:14pm -

  81. Best Path to REPE

          Over the past year, I've become very interested in real estate. I'm 25 and have no RE experience besides investing in a multifamily property. I'd like to end up in REPE one day. Which of the following would be a good pa ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2014 - 5:07pm -

  82. Is IB the sexiest occupation outside of PE?

          If not then what is? IB PE ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 12 2013 - 9:27pm -

  83. Should I add media mentions to my resume

          Myself and startup have been mentioned in multiple media sources such as Entrepreneur Magazine, Wamda(tech crunch of the MENA region), Zawya(reuters), etc. I created a section after "Professional Experience" and titled it &q ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2014 - 3:46pm -

  84. Best Wall Street jobs for career stability/security

          knowing how the back/middle office are pretty much glorified minimum wage, its obvious the front office is where people both have better job security and pick up more transferable skills. However, IBD guys are known to not last long o ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 4 2014 - 11:19pm -

  85. What is the most prestigious PE firm?

          would it be: 1. KKR 2. BX 3. Carlyle? also what constitutes a mega fund these days? private equity PE prestige ranking ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 5 2013 - 3:08pm -

  86. PE Excel Test

          I have been meeting with a PE firm and they are now bringing me in for an "analytical test" which I take for an excel model and maybe starting with Argus. They specialize in lending on transitional CRE. I wasn't given a ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 30 2015 - 9:53am -

  87. 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 PE HF major VC minor IBD ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 5 2015 - 11:52pm -

  88. Wall Street Interview Questions for a Finance Job Interview

        WSO Technical Investment Banking Interview Guide Please read our recent big announcement about our guides by clicking here. Updated and revised! This 110+ page guide is a compilation of the most common technical questions encountered in inves ...

    0 comments - silver bananas - Jun 25 2015 - 10:32pm -

  89. Private Equity- Current high school student

          I am currently a high school student. I have a 4.0 gpa and am looking to go into Private Equity. I have researched many a time for information but nothing really answers my questions. 1. How do you start to get into Private Equity aft ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 8:23pm -

  90. Private Equity: Too disruptive or not disruptive enough?

    From my past blog posts, you should know that I am not a political blogger, but Mitt Romney’s background as a key player at Bain Capital has made private equity a hot topic this political season. In response to some of the news stories that I read on priv ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 22 2012 - 10:03pm -

  91. I want to spend a majority of my career in...

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