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Company Interview: Susquehanna International Group 01 year 10 months ago
Pricing Power of the TI-83 PlusFor many of us in United States, the TI-83 Plus is the quintessential (pre-college) calculator. It was required for many classes (e.g. AP Calculus) and the $100+ price tag 10+ years ago did not do wonders for the wallet. Still, the multi-line interface, matrix operation capabilities and games such a... 101 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Cigna 01 year 10 months ago
Commercial Banking Offer Thanks... 71 year 10 months ago
Compliance Mobility at HF/AM/IAI was wondering if anyone could provide insight for Compliance and back office jobs in regards to mobility working at a hedge fund, asset management or investment advisor firm. I have an opportunity to move to one of those 3 and wanted to make sure it wouldn't put me in a dead end career wise. The j... 11 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton Garrison LLP 01 year 10 months ago
How is the recruiting at Ross? How does Ross perform in terms of BB and MM recruitment? Do the majority of kids at Ross get FT offers straight after graduation?... 41 year 10 months ago
M&A Arbitrage: Gannett & BeloI have a question about the Gannett/Belo deal announced yesterday. Gennett was said to buy Belo for $13.75 per share in cash. But right now, Belo is trading at $14.07. Is it just people speculating that other bidders are going to come in, or Gannett is going to raise the price? Are there other reaso... 121 year 10 months ago
Help with summer project for internshipHey everyone, I am currently doing a PWM internship at a MM firm with the whole point of the internship revolving around finding out what I want to do/what my best fit in the finance industry would be. I already know that I would like to break into IB, but unfortunately was never able to land a summ... 61 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: The Hartford 01 year 10 months ago
Gen. Wesley Clark Joins BlackstoneDealbook: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/06/19/wesley-clark-retired-general-joins-blackstone-as-an-adviser/ I still can't believe these guys are cashing in before Tim Geithner. Thoughts?... 31 year 10 months ago
Debt Paydown in an LBO ModelHi all, After an LBO occurs, how much of the free cash flow that the company generates will be used to pay down debt? Will the PE firm opt to use all of the free cash flow to pay down as much debt as it can? Or will it only use a certain portion of it and use the rest to pay partners and satisf... 71 year 10 months ago
Any WSO Monkeys with a bit of storage in NYC?Hey guys, so the WSO Conference is coming up and our event coordinator in the past who lives in the area has been helping us by storing the extra WSO t-shirts, banners and other random extras during the year (to use again this year). Square footage wise, I'm sure we could fit it all in a big clos... 01 year 10 months ago
How Big of a Pipe Dream?I recently graduated from college. Next year I'll be working as a Research Assistant at a well-known academic institution doing research related to economic policy, with a focus on growth and employment trends in the developed world. My passion lies in understanding the way the global economy works ... 51 year 10 months ago
Has anyone used pitchbook.com?Has anyone used pitchbook.com as a private equity resource/database? If so, how is it different from factset, capital iq, bloomberg, etc? Thanks in advance.... 71 year 10 months ago
London WSO DrinksIt has been a while since we Brits got together for a few pints and now that "that exam" is over, it is high time we enjoyed the wonderful London summer! It looks like there won't be sunshine so the location is The Anthologist bar at 7:30pm. Feel free to pm me for my contact details so you can... 81 year 10 months ago
Cover Letter review for Private EquityHi Guys, I am looking for an internship opportunity in the private equity sector. I come from an Engineering background but currently doing a master in Finance. Should I customize my cover letter better? Please criticize freely :)... 31 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Deloitte 01 year 10 months ago
How Much Value Can One Person Carry For a Brand? I've always been curious about how things work in the world of C-Suite executives and board of directors. Just when do they make the decision that XYZ, who is the face of the brand, have stayed too long in the game to matter anymore? http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142412788732389350457855526... 161 year 10 months ago
Reference no longer works at firmThis question is regarding background checks and references. I worked at a boutique IB and want to use my old boss as a reference. However, my old boss no longer works at the boutique IB anymore. Is it still acceptable to use him as a reference, or will employers want a reference who still presen... 51 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Deutsche Bank 01 year 10 months ago
PE Interview Tomorrow - HELP!!!!I'm a strategy consultant and just got notified that I'll be having an interview with a MM PE firm specializing in tech. They focus on buying equity portions of companies from stakeholders who want out or stock from companies who need more runway before IPO. Hopefully that narrows down the list of m... 31 year 10 months ago
MS Statistics at Baruch - your comments?HI, I am considering a MS Statistics at Baruch. I have completed BBA and Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research. I wanted to become Statistical Consultant. Anyone completed MS stats here? appreciate your comments and opinions... 11 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Deutsche Bank 01 year 10 months ago
I'm an Author and Former Head ETF Trader at Lehman, Ask Me AnythingMod note: Feel free and ask Jared anything and he will be on today answering your questions. Bio: Jared Dillian graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 1996 with a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science, and from the University of San Francisco in 2001 with a Masters in Busines... 1031 year 10 months ago
London WSO DrinksIt has been a while since we Brits got together for a few pints and now that "that exam" is over, it is high time we enjoyed the wonderful London summer! So far we have had 2 events, both with a decent-ish turnout. The evenings usually started off a bit slow with nobody really knowing who anyone... 241 year 10 months ago
Big4 Audit --> IB/AM, what's my best bet??I've been searching for jobs for several months and i'm starting to get frustrated so I was hoping for inputs. I know I made similar posts several months back but I was hoping for some fresh input. I worked for 3 years auditor in Big 4 London from 2007~2010, where I gained my Chartered Accountant... 21 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: WebBank 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Valuation Research Corporation 01 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Valuation Research Corporation 01 year 10 months ago
Recruiters for IB? Or am I SOLI've been working to break into IBD for some time now. My firm sponsored my MBA and while I finished up I networked within my BB firm to move into a group internally from AM. In short: I have public school, non-target background, part-time MBA and I've found breaking in without OCR extremely dif... 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Valuation Research Corporation 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Wells Fargo and Company 01 year 10 months ago
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WSO Conference: Only 8 Days Away!...and Reason #8 (out of 28) to Join Us.There are 8 days remaining until the conference (June 29th) and each day we'll be listing off another reason for why you should join us at the conference. Reason #8: All attendees will receive 50% of their first Wall Street Mentors session. Wall Street Mentors will connect you to an expert i... 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: New England Pension Consultants 01 year 10 months ago
Intern suitHey guys, what do you think about this suit for an intern in London? Too informal, or is the colour ok? http://www.paulcostelloeman.co.uk/catalogue/carney-ocean-blue-slim-fit-suit/index.html... 151 year 10 months ago
"In reply to"I'm not a fan. Instead of being able to sidestep a long set of replies by simply scrolling through, the replies are scattered, which also makes it harder to follow a conversation if I wanted to. A for effort, but I'm just not feeling this.... 131 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Siemens 01 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Wells Fargo and Company 01 year 10 months ago
No-name Boutique M&A IBI apologize if you have read my previous post on this several weeks ago, it is just a big concern of mine and that last thread got really carried away and off topic. I would like to hear advice/tips specifically from guys who have had similar experience as me here. I am a sophomore who just tran... 121 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Rothschild 01 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Credit Suisse 01 year 10 months ago
purpose of quantitative easingSo I was reading ZeroHedge, and apparently China's largest state run english newspaper is accusing the US of actively attempting to debase its currency. http://www.zerohedge.com/article/empire-strikes-back-china-daily-warns-about-currency-war-blames-dollar Ignoring the hypocrisy of the Chinese... 311 year 10 months ago
York Capital - Macro?Hey guys, Anybody know if York Capital runs a macro fund? I saw it somewhere that a guy named Marc Helwani runs a $1.5b macro fund but I couldnt find any other source to verify that. One thing I do know is that out of their $15b AUM, about $6.5 is dedicated to traditional long/short. Lol... th... 11 year 10 months ago
Which college major/pathway should I do?I'm interested in doing something along the lines of F500 finance or FP&A. I was accepted into Michigan State and UMich. I couldn't go to an out-of-state college due to my low socioeconomic status. If I go to Michigan State: major in Finance and minor in Econ If I go to uMich: major in Eco... 51 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Montgomery & Co. 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Centerline Capital Group 01 year 10 months ago
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Tefen Management Consulting Interview Process Hi guys, I searched the site and found nothing on this topic. So any insight on this would be highly appreciated. I have applied for a consultant position with their office from Romania but I also sent my portfolio to their headquarters HR email address. I received a invitation for the recrui... 31 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Booz & Company 01 year 10 months ago
Phone Interview with Credit Suisse Private BankHey guys, I have a phone interview on Friday for this internship I applied to: [quote]Internship - Product & Process Management - Private Banking Hedge Fund Investments You want to work in a dynamic and global environment. Here's the place to start. We offer: -6-month internship for s... 11 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Harvey & Company 01 year 10 months ago
The Chinese are upping up their shopping spreeLast year Dalian Wanda Group bought theater chain AMC Entertainment for $2.6 Bn, and now it is snagging up Sunseeker International. [quote] Dalian Wanda said it would pay £320 million for a 91.8 percent stake in Sunseeker, based in Dorset, England, with the remaining stake to be acquired by Sunse... 01 year 10 months ago
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Experience with Higher-UpsI'm in the third week of my SA in new york, and everyone in the office is extremely nice, which is actually a bit contrary to what my expectations were coming in. In fact, every banker I have ever met has been surprisingly nice and laid back. Everyone from the first years to the veteran MDs are welc... 21 year 10 months ago
High School Senior seeking Investment Banking InternshipHello WSO, I'm new to this forum and would like to ask for some advice for my professional resume. I am a high school senior right now who will be attending Princeton next year and I would like to pursue a career in investment banking. I have been fortunate enough to have been able to schedule i... 641 year 10 months ago
Chances at Masters in Finance?Hello all, I'm in the early stages of planning graduate study (hopefully 2014-2015) and am attempting to narrow my options down further. I'm pondering two degrees primarily, a Masters in Finance and a Masters in Data Analytics/Business Analytics. Some background: 24 years old. -Undergra... 91 year 10 months ago
Senior, needs adviceAll, I am a senior, graduating in December from a non-target school, with a BS in Economics, minor in philosophy. I have previous internships in politics and finance. My goal is to land an entry level position anywhere in finance, but preferably an analyst program at a middle market investment ba... 21 year 10 months ago
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Company Compensation: KPMG 01 year 10 months ago
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Two questions regarding internships in finance?1. I'm in high school, and some of my friends do summer or fall programs with like engineering companies. maybe not internships, but they do programs. is there anything like this for finance as a high-schooler? 2. What is the typical year in undergraduate school when students apply for internships... 41 year 10 months ago
Care for neck tiesAny rule of thumb for dry cleaning these? I generally try to do it twice a year, depending on how often I wear the tie. Always seems to put them back to normal.... 81 year 10 months ago
Charlotte and Atlanta IBFellas - Looking for anyone who has experience working IB in Atlanta or Charlotte. I'm a rising senior and need to start focusing a lot of my energy on FT recruiting. I'm shying away from New York a bit (non-target state school in the south) in hopes that I can end up there at some point. Has anyone... 211 year 10 months ago
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Company Interview: Accenture 01 year 10 months ago
Question about FSM ModelingI am trying to complete the WSP self study program, and I started getting really into DCF and M&A modeling, however only briefly going through the 3 statement model. I am trying to get through it now because I feel that this is the bread and butter of modeling. Is that a correct assumption? Also, in... 41 year 10 months ago

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