- 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 banking ...
Forum topic - THE PsYcHoLoGy - Sep 16 2014 - 12:13pm - 18 comments
- Hi, Namit from India
Hi, I am Namit from India. I currently work in the Risk Analytics space for a top UK bank. I am looking to make a career change in PE/VC industry. Currently working on my MBA Apps. Cheers, Namit ...
Forum topic - namit-vig - Sep 2 2014 - 12:07pm - 2 comments
- 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
- Do the Blackstone Group and the Carlyle Group sponsor H1B Visa?
I am an intl student who needs sponsorship. Can someone answer that question for me? Thanks! ...
Forum topic - BiancaCorneliaW - Aug 21 2014 - 12:58am - 4 comments
- PE/VC in a random city (non-NYC/CHI/LA/SF)
Sup y'all. Does anyone currently work in PE or VC or anything similar in a city outside of the typicals- New York, Chicago, etc...I'm talking about a random ass city that you would never expect to have anything comparable, like Des Moines, IA or ...
Forum topic - lkc - Aug 9 2014 - 7:04pm - 4 comments
- AllState Investments Interview (PE arm)
Hi, I'm interviewing at AllState Investments (PE arm) after 2 years in IB and 3 years in PE. Does anyone have any insights in terms of work / life balance, pay, culture and interview process. Best, Larry ...
Forum topic - bbballer - Aug 11 2014 - 11:40am - 1 comment
- 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
- Heartbeat of Charlotte financial institutions
I understand Charlotte has a much better work-life balance in relation to cities like New York and Chicago, but what is the feel for financial institutions in Charlotte? Do things move at a slower pace? What are major focuses of IB, HF, and PE firms in the ...
Forum topic - Marginal Benefit - Aug 9 2014 - 11:31pm - 1 comment
- 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 ...
Forum topic - PEUnderpaid - Jul 12 2014 - 7:17pm - 17 comments
- Chances at M7- Appreciate some advice
Posting for a friend here: Background- Female- Raised US- Born Korea- Korean citizen Work (thus far)- 1.5 years @ EY's Commercial Advisory team focuses on MM PE DDs (US)- Interned at Accenture (US)- Interned at large foundation with $2B AUM (US) ...
Forum topic - dondestanlaschicas - Jul 8 2014 - 8:22am - 5 comments