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0Company Interview: UBS AG01 year 10 months ago
0Bonus Bananas January 17, 20141) Bank analysts’ M&A fantasies often feature other banks (Quartz) - There's a pretty fine line between spinning a fantastic yarn about a competitor's potential business dealings and manipulating a competitors stock price. Sounds like a little bit of fomenting to me. 2) RBS risk fuelling pay r...131 year 10 months ago
0All stock buyoutoops...01 year 10 months ago
0Question about sum of parts valuationSuppose I have a parent company who owns 25% of a tech company, 60% of a media company and 10% of a medical company. How should you value this using Sum of Parts? Do we just use ratios and then multiplied by the percentage the parent company owns?...11 year 10 months ago
0Company Interview: Synovus01 year 10 months ago
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0Company Compensation: DKN01 year 10 months ago
0How to Value a Company for a stock pitchI am working on a stock pitch (not a very advanced one as I am still an undergraduate student and do not know how to build financial models yet) and am wondering what the best way to value my company would be. I have written down the catalysts and risks and why the business is a good investment (hig...121 year 10 months ago
0SAC Fleeces! ...101 year 10 months ago
0Company Compensation: Pacific Investment Management Company PIMCO01 year 10 months ago
0Help on Resume? No experience as a undergrad...I'm trying to get my resume all done for this week two banks will be coming to my school to interview/collect candidates for possible internship spots. I've really got no finance experience being an engineering major, and just listed what I currently have. I'm looking for some help, any help woul...61 year 10 months ago
0Company Compensation: Prudential01 year 10 months ago
0Company Review: Prudential01 year 10 months ago
0Company Compensation: BDO01 year 10 months ago
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0inbox count on mobile version of wsomy inbox count in the mobile version of wso always seems to be off. is it only me?...51 year 10 months ago
03rd year studentHey, I am currently a student at a Canadian university in a commerce: finance program, 3rd year. I actually have more experience with programming (web developer) than anything related to finance, but I like finance and I want to start a career in something finance related (or a mixture of pro...11 year 10 months ago
0Company Compensation: Brookfield Financial01 year 10 months ago
0cracking PEwhat are the chances of being able to crack a good PE job with 3 years of consulting with progression at a decent firm than MBA stern? minimal on the job modeling experience but able to gain experience in the classroom and self-teaching ...101 year 10 months ago
0Rank trading desks at Credit SuisseWhat are they the best at? good at? not so good?...21 year 10 months ago
0Company Compensation: IBM01 year 10 months ago
0Company Review: Houlihan Lokey01 year 10 months ago
0search one01 year 10 months ago
0Summer Analyst InternshipHello, I am currently a junior at a non-target school majoring in Finance and Accounting with a 3.83 GPA. I intend on trying to take the CPA to move into an M&A position at a major bank one day. I'm interning all year at a corporate tax office but am looking to do something closer to banking for ...11 year 10 months ago
+35 Things You Should Know about the CloudDisclosure: I am long WDAY, and have had (now closed) positions in ORCL and GOOG in the past 6 months. Cloud technology is one of the least understood topics in today’s tech industry. As an SI consultant specializing in Cloud implementations, I aim to clear up what the cloud is, explain how it...201 year 10 months ago
0opus recruitment 01 year 10 months ago
0atlantic group01 year 10 months ago
0Company Interview: UBS AG01 year 10 months ago
0greenkey01 year 10 months ago
0Company Interview: Bank of America Merrill Lynch01 year 10 months ago
+1Thanks and....PE Case Interview Help? Monkeys, Hi there, longtime lurker, first time poster (yes, this is a new username - my existing handle was just a little too identifying). First off, just want to thank everyone on here for generally amusing and often helpful posts, examples, experiences and tips. Historically I had just visited...111 year 10 months ago
0Company Compensation: McKinsey and Co01 year 10 months ago
0Which one of the old banks would you like to work forSo, I just finished doing work and I am about to go to sleep, interview tomorrow. Before I do, I decided to post this hypothetical thread... The year is 1976 and you have offers to join many of the big tme investment banks at the time. Who would you join and why? I would work for Dillon Read. ...61 year 10 months ago
0mergis01 year 10 months ago
0ifind01 year 10 months ago
0Company Interview: Jane Street Capital01 year 10 months ago
0Would It be awkward to add person of interest in Linkedin without prior contact?I'm aiming to spread my network in the industry so I hit a few boutique names in the search bar and found a few alumni of my school. I was able to find/guess of a few the email adress, not all though. Now the issue is that I haven't got LinkedIn premium so I can't send inMails. Would it be creepy if...31 year 10 months ago
0bellcast01 year 10 months ago
0Company Compensation: General Mills01 year 10 months ago
0Company Review: Cigna01 year 10 months ago
0Company Interview: Blackstone Group01 year 10 months ago
0My Chances for Top B-School as a Canadian?Hello Fellow Primates, I am wondering if you guys could give me some opinions. I am currently a Canadian undergraduate student at a top university, majoring in finance and accounting. How would you assess my odds for the following schools: Kellogg, INSEAD, Tuck, HBS, Columbia and YSOM if: - I...41 year 10 months ago
0Company Compensation: DNB01 year 10 months ago
0Company Interview: Credit Suisse01 year 10 months ago
0Accept SA offer at MM, keep interviewing and possibly renege? (Have interviews set up already)I've lurked on these forums for a bit now, but anyways here's my first post. I have a SA offer at a MM (think Stifel/D&P/Piper/Jefferies, not Houlihan/Blair), but the deadline to accept is next week. I already talked to them and I can't push it back any more. The problem is that puts me at early ...211 year 10 months ago
0Banks Just Say NoLegal pot, sounds like a great sector for investment but it's not without it's problems. Investing in ancillary/support industries is already booming as evidenced by a recent Bloomberg piece detailing the involvement of Pritzker Scion and others looking to invest. [quote]Prospects for legalizati...71 year 10 months ago
0difference between asset management and private wealth managementWhat is the exact difference between the two terms: asset management and private wealth management? PWM people do not manage assets or what?...91 year 10 months ago
0Company Compensation: Goldman Sachs01 year 10 months ago
0Interview #3 - Infrastructure Outbound Fund AssociateHere is our third of five China Finance interviews. It's with an associate at an outbound investment fund, though not physically located in mainland China. Alright. Let's get going. How did you get in to finance? I went to a top, or target, or leading, however you want to say it, school in th...01 year 10 months ago
0Company Compensation: Goldman Sachs01 year 10 months ago
0Thoughts on Moelis and RothschildHi guys, I know there are a bunch of these threads but I figured I would throw mine in there as well and see what you thought. I'm a FY business school student deciding between offers from Moelis (LA office) and Rothschild (NY office) for their M&A advisory Summer Associate position. My goal is to...71 year 10 months ago
0Hey Target Students: Any FT OCR openings left??This question is directed towards students at target schools (IB recruiting with OCR). Couple friends at BBs and several large international banks (SocGen, BTMU, RBC, BMO) told me they had their team members (Associate and up) still at this time period interview kids for Class of 2014 Analyst spots....111 year 10 months ago
0Company Compensation: Credit Suisse01 year 10 months ago
0Project FinanceLooking to get some updated info on project finance groups (have read several posts, but information seems to contradict at times). First of all, can anyone provide an insightful definition / what exactly bankers do in this group (yes, i know if varies). Also, how would an interview differ from tr...11 year 10 months ago
0Company Interview: JPMorgan Chase01 year 10 months ago
0What do new associates do?Hey Guys, Will be starting out as an associate for a medium size consulting firm out of undergrad. I asked about what I will be doing, was given a somewhat generic answer, anyone have any experience they'd like to share. Thanks....81 year 10 months ago
0What are the offer ratio's in IB these days?I was wondering if anybody knew the offers/applicant ratio at BB IB. I am just curious and can't find any up to date statistics....31 year 10 months ago
0How important is the "Interests" section of a resume?Space is tight. I may have to cut the section out. How important is it for recruiters to see your personal interests/activities?...171 year 10 months ago
0Is Northwestern a target? How are they represented in NYC IBDs?I'm a sophomore in Northwestern aiming for BB IBD preferably in NYC. How many people end up in NYC? What about in Chicago? Compared to UChicago and other targets? Is Northwestern a target school?...181 year 10 months ago
0Identifying Potential Acquirers How would you identify about 25 possible companies that might be interested in buying a midsize regional wholesale bakery? Assume you have the CIM, past research on the company, and the bakery's adjusted financial statements. Think a wholesale bakery that supplies major grocery stores. My though...41 year 10 months ago
0Goldman: 10% Correction ImminentBTMFD, anyone? Almighty Goldman is saying the market is a mite too frothy at this point, and they're expecting a 10% pullback. That's all well and fine, but what's 10%? Seriously. Ten points is a dip these days, not a correction. In my view, the only way the market could really correct from here wou...171 year 10 months ago
0LBO Interview QuestionHad a LBO question at an IB interview, wasn't sure how to answer it. Assume that a PE fund borrows $50 million to LBO a company and sold it at the same entry multiple after 5 years. Assuming that the debt principal payment was not made during the 5 years, what's the IRR? Of course, the answ...161 year 10 months ago
0Company Review: Ernst and Young01 year 10 months ago
0Canadian Applying to the USAHello, I am filling out an application and one of the questions is as follows: "Can you, within three days of employment, submit verification of both your identity and your authorization to work in the U.S. pursuant to the U.S. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986?" Being a Canadian...01 year 10 months ago
0Analyst - Latin AmericaSeeking an Analyst to support Portfolio Managers, Relationship Managers, and Latin American Business Department leadership in the execution of their daily responsibilities with respect to credit analysis, business origination, and strategic initiatives. This position is with a major global bank in ...01 year 10 months ago
0introhi i'm a totally noob finance student from Singapore, keen to know more about the financial universe. ...01 year 10 months ago
05 months to prepare for M&A...Hello I'll be starting as a first year analyst at an elite boutique in London this coming summer. I will be working as a generalist, mainly focusing on M&A but will also gain exposure to restructuring. I have a considerable amount of free time between now and then (I'm no longer at University...211 year 10 months ago
+19 "Other" Reasons to Attend a Target/Top/Ivy League UniversityMod Note (Andy): I'm very happy to introduce peyo212, the newest addition to our blogging team. He is a Algorithmic/Derivatives Trader based out of Chicago. If you missed his AMA make to check it out here One of the more popular topics on WSO, from what I've seen, is the question of the true valu...271 year 10 months ago
0How much money do expat foreigners earn in China?01 year 10 months ago
+2OneWire- interesting site for advice I recently came across the site and it has a lot of insightful interviews of seasoned professionals who provides students who are looking to break into finance. check it out. year 10 months ago


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