- 2015 PE Recruiting General Questions
Hey guys – just got some general questions about PE recruiting for this year. Brief bg- currently an analyst at a MM bank though not in core city. Planning to reach out to headhunters soon but just got some general questions to start off the bat: 1. When ...
Forum topic - Cutthroat - Oct 22 2014 - 4:48pm - 6 comments
- Non-elite Boutique (NYC) vs. MM IB (South) for Post-banking opportunities
Boutique is roughly a 20 person bank, senior bankers with impressive backgrounds, but still unknown. TMT-focused, but broad industry coverage. Based in NYC. MM IB is one of the top groups in its southern city. Tough hours, but relatively high-profile deals ...
Forum topic - helpinghand - Oct 21 2014 - 10:53am - 4 comments
- MM IB to PE/HF? (outside of NY, lack of firm support)
How difficult is it to exit from a decent, regionally strong MM IB stint to the buy-side, considering the following two facts:-the bank is located outside of New York-the bank's culture does not encourage going to the buy-side but rather promoting ...
Forum topic - helpinghand - Oct 18 2014 - 5:42pm - 3 comments
- Etiquette to do with Headhunters within same firm – Require Advice from Professionals
Just wondering what the etiquette is in terms of dealing with headhunters within the same firm. There’s this global firm that I’m dealing with so they have vacancies for a variety of postings across the globe – my CV is in their system and if the staff ...
Forum topic - bonusbomb - Oct 16 2014 - 12:25pm - 3 comments
- How much modeling/technical work do you guys really do?
I've been at my large MM firm in the M&A group for about six months now lateraling from a more back office role, and it boggles my mind how little modeling I've done at this firm. Maybe because there arent enough live deals, I don't ...
Forum topic - TheBlueCheese - Oct 25 2014 - 5:10pm
- 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 top groups in Chicago ...
Forum topic - J-Man - Sep 30 2014 - 2:22am - 27 comments
- With RE background, easier to go into Real Estate PE and then traditional PE or go to traditional rightaway?
I have a commercial real estate background (entrepreneurial) and I want to get into traditional PE (consumer retail or tech or industrial). The reason for my industry-specific choices is because I have an interest in tech and experience in consumer retail. ...
Forum topic - nanotech2 - Oct 18 2014 - 6:03pm
- Financial Sponsors Ranking in West Coast
Hi, I am wondering how would you rank the BB 's financial sponsor in the west coast? Some firms to consider include GS, BoAML, DB, CS, Citi, MS, JP Morgan, etc. The rank should consider both exit opp, deal flows etc... ...
Forum topic - Ying-Sun1 - Oct 5 2014 - 1:41am - 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
- 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