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HS Management Partners?Anyone familiar with them? Looking for any information anyone might have. The website says they are a bottom up growth eqy shop but the 13-f looks to be all Lg/mega cap names. Thanks in advance. ... 01 year 11 months ago
My options?Quick background: non-target, started soph. year and interning at a mezz fund. So far I'm loving it. Great group of guys and learning so much already...and a great amount of exposure to deals. But, what, if any, options do I have for maybe the spring/summer? I'm not sure about banking (or if I c... 11 year 11 months ago
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Incentive over and above bonus at my firmHi, I got a FT job as PE analyst at a Growth Equity shop. It's a young shop started by well known and very deal experienced people... I interned at the firm and they called me back for FT, so I must have impressed them. Basically, I'm earning a pretty good salary for the country i'm in (i can ... 21 year 11 months ago
Deciding Between 2 Job Offers (semi-target engineering graduate)I recently graduated with a degree in engineering from a semi-target school (3.6 GPA if it matters) and am currently in the process of deciding between 2 job offers. I want fellow monkeys to give me some suggestions. One is as an associate consultant at a small (7 employees) energy consulting firm... 71 year 11 months ago
BB IBD (Coverage Group) vs Boutique M&A for PE placementDeciding between two offers in terms of placement into PE a few years out. I know they prefer M&A/lev fin, but are you at a serious disadvantage coming out of an industry group? Also thoughts on Financial Sponsors would be appreciated as well. Thanks!... 91 year 11 months ago
ADVICE NEEDED! Meeting a very well connected and highly influential exec tmrw!Here's some context: Three years ago, I ran into this guy in downtown. We started speaking and he gradually started revealing details like being a Minister in the govt for two terms etc. I didn't know who he was when we were speaking, but I asked for his business card and saw that he was an 'Advi... 101 year 11 months ago
effective self-study GMAT regimenso I don't have the resources to get a tutor, and I'm taking the GMAT later this year. I'm shootin for a 700+, and I got all the MGMAT books, the official guide, and quant review. What is an effective regimen to get me to the score with the books I have? I did get a 2010 on the SAT, 720 V, 620 M, 67... 41 year 11 months ago
This is why you don't rob people This might be old but it made me laugh my ass off. To the Guy Who Mugged Me Downtown (Downtown, Savannah ) I was the white guy with the black Burrberry jacket that you demanded I hand over shortly after you pulled the knife on me and my girlfriend. You also asked for my girlfriend's purse... 161 year 11 months ago
Colleges Set to Offer Exit Tests Employers say they don't trust GPA's - and with good reason considering the curves and grade deflation/inflation across campuses - so almost 200 colleges are going to give CLA+ tests, hoping employers better measure the potential of students. This is going to get interesting... [quote=Wall St... 481 year 11 months ago
Have You Quit Facebook Yet?I found the following video utterly fascinating. People my age are terrible at Facebook. I used to think my feed was a disaster until I got a look at my wife's feed. Her FB friends are even more retarded than mine. Your generation is obviously better at it (at least you use it more), but is it reall... 511 year 11 months ago
How can I become wealthy/successful?I know there are a few main categories when it comes to becoming wealthy, in like the 200-250k USD+ range, and its pretty much: 1.Business, become a CEO of your own company 2.Investment banking, through a large company like JPmorgan 3.Trading, also through a large company like JPmorgan 4.Managem... 491 year 11 months ago
bespoke suitsHey, I'm in Hong Kong and am going to a reputable tailor this evening to be measured for a couple suits. Does anyone have any suggestions regarding the process/selection as this is my first time visiting a tailor. Thanks... 31 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Sofita Translation and Interpeting Agency 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Sofita Translation and Interpreting Agency 01 year 11 months ago
the frequently asked age questionWill 30 be considered too old to enter MBA program at a top school such as Wharton? Or a top MFin school like Princeton? I will have the grades and score to compete with the top applicants, but my only work experience will be 8 years military prior to finishing undergrad this year and hopefully my ... 41 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Bank of America Merrill Lynch 01 year 11 months ago
Sofita Translation and Interpreting AgencyTranslation and Interpreting Agency in Sofia, Bulgaria... 01 year 11 months ago
If pe recruiting is done through headhunters, does networking still help?Posted this in the PE forum but didn't get any responses. Hopefully you guys can help me. I go to a school with alumni at almost every major PE firm. Going to be joining a BB after graduation (not GS/MS) as a first year banking analyst. Interested in PE after banking. Does it make sense to netwo... 81 year 11 months ago
Wells Fargo IBDHow is WF IBD generally perceived in comparison to other large or MM investment banks? They acquired their IBD arm through the Wachovia merger, and it seems to be picking up traction, but I'm having a hard time determining what their deal flow is like, and the composition of their deals (debt vs. eq... 41 year 11 months ago
Sofita Translation and Interpeting Agencytranslation and interpreting agency in Sofia, Bulgaria... 01 year 11 months ago
Funny Friday Reads1) Police Monitor Vagina Exhibition - I guess they do it solely to guarantee the safety of everyone involved. No intrinsic motivation at all. 2) Senator Who Advocates for Arming Teachers Accidentally Shoots Teacher - I guess he wanted to show what should not happen. 3) Monument to ‘god of ch... 01 year 11 months ago
Pretending To Be A Secret Agent: Life of a CRE Broker"I'll take the bottom take the top." "Got it." "Hopefully they're listed like the last one. If not...if you have to go door to can get tricky. Keep your phone on you and pretend to be talking on it if you have to." "That's how I got the pictures last time," I said, mim... 141 year 11 months ago
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Connecting via LinkedIn Post InterviewI recently had a phone interview with a BB it weird to send them an invitation to connect via LinkedIn? Would like to hear others thoughts.... 91 year 11 months ago
Why did the chicken cross the road? Read: Why do bankers want to be bankers?Riddle me that, will you?... 91 year 11 months ago
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Company Compensation: Fidelity Investments 01 year 11 months ago
Best jobs for IB/HF/PE rejects who want to give it a shot next yearHi everyone in the WSO community, Let me start by saying I really appreciate everyone's contribution to this website. It is an invaluable tool. Knowing how valuable your time is I'll get straight to the point and keep it succinct. Like many of us here I want to get into IB and eventually HF or ... 31 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: BTS Asset Management 01 year 11 months ago
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Company Compensation: Citigroup 01 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: Eagle Asset Management 01 year 11 months ago
QE: The Greatest Thing Since Sliced BreadQuantitative easing (QE), or the Federal Reserve’s bond buying program, has been a spectacular success. Arguably, the greatest innovation since sliced bread. Don’t believe me? I mean, if you listen to many of the experts, strategists, economists, and blogosphere pundits, the magical elix... 121 year 11 months ago
Family Office DatabaseHi I need a family office database, can anyone please help me with that. Regards Benish... 111 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Brook Venture 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Brook Venture 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Brook Venture 01 year 11 months ago
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The Donald Strikes Again!A long time ago when I was young, probably 1990 or 1991, my father and I were walking around Arlington, Virginia, near Ronald Reagan National Airport (then known as Washington National Airport) when a plane flew overhead that caught my attention. "Trump", written across the side of the plane was a ... 241 year 11 months ago
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How do I best prepare for an infrastructure analyst interview?Any advice is more than welcome :)... 21 year 11 months ago
Lateral from MM IBD to MM PE Let's say I work as an MM IBD analyst for a 2 years in a major southeastern city. If I don't get an MBA, how doable is getting an MM PE role? What types of firms would I be looking at? How hard would I have to network? ... 41 year 11 months ago
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August graduationSo I just graduated in early August instead of the standard May graduation date...any advice on how to go about my pursuit of an analyst position? I realize most BBs have programs that start in the summer, but I'm wondering if I were to apply, would I legitimately be considered? What other options... 01 year 11 months ago
US Open TicketsMy Bro and I want to make a day trip to NYC for the US Open. What's the best way to buy tournament tickets? We're planing on going Monday, and want to see a potential federer vs nadal match. Any thoughts? Also, what are the best value seats? I"m paying for this trip so i'm not looking spend... 11 year 11 months ago
Old Unsuccessful Online ApplicationsSo this fall I will be applying again for a summer analyst internship. With a certain bank, my online account still has 2 previously unsuccessful applications associated with it from last year. The bank has a 2 application maximum policy (per year I would assume). When I apply this fall, should I... 51 year 11 months ago
2012 Grad with 1 year exp. - can I still apply for analyst program?Hi all, I graduated from college in 2012 and worked in a corporate finance related consulting role for a year. Now I would like to change to banking and wonder if I am allowed to apply for new analyst programs in the banks? I do not mind starting from the beginning, and have even considered d... 11 year 11 months ago
Centerview LAany info? I know they have century city office but is it a good office? I've never heard anything about it until my VP brought them up in passing. (deals? group? size?) thanks... 11 year 11 months ago
The Genius of Uwe Boll Assault on WallstreetThis guy Uwe Boll is a true baller. I would even say he is more of a baller than most here on Wallstreet Oasis. All of his movies are a complete failure, they score terribly, they are not profitable at all. However, this guy is able to score 3 million to 60 million bucks a year from investors, even ... 41 year 11 months ago
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The Most Outlandish Office Politics Story, Pt 1Part 1 Haters shake my hand but I keep the sanitizer on deck – KiD CuDi As most of you have probably already come to realize, work is not just work. A lot of people aren’t fortunate enough to just show up to their job, do their work and reap the rewards for a job well done in the form of pr... 201 year 11 months ago
The 120-hour week*Posting this here because it gets a variety of people and I use this forum most. The phrase gets thrown around all the time, yet I still find it incredibly hard to believe. Having worked 80-hour weeks, I can say that working 14-hour days 6 days a week is miserable. Working 17-hour days 7 days ... 501 year 11 months ago
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Bridgewater Associates Interview - "Discussion Question"I am interviewing for the Senior Investment Associate program and will be coming from a PE shop. I have about 6 years of work experience that was interrupted by and MBA. I've done my homework and I think I am comfortable with the interview style that I will encounter but I'm having trouble coming up... 31 year 11 months ago
What Should I Do During Semester Off?I just finished my summer internship at an MBB and got FT interview offers, which I delayed until next year. I delayed it from this year to next year because I needed much more time to prepare for case studies. So, I have guaranteed interviews at the MBB firm I interned at, and will be applying f... 31 year 11 months ago
Daily tasks of a power scheduler?The only information I managed to obtain from the internet was that a power scheduler “acts as the interface between the grid operators and the traders”. Do you guys have any knowledge that could be added to that generic description? I also have a few questions given my interpretation of ... 31 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Fidelity Investments 01 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: Fidelity Investments 01 year 11 months ago
Louis Vuitton Taps Michelle Williams Due to the Most up-to-date Advertising Advertising campaignCelebrity casting choices don’t often catch me by surprise - after all, most designer deck out their future ad girls in the brand’s wares for months before their partnerships are formally announced - but here we have Michelle Williams, starring in the ad campaign for two Fall 2013 Louis Vuitton ... 11 year 11 months ago
Company Review: Fidelity Investments 01 year 11 months ago
Networking through established retirees from BB IBD I know that college students looking to get into BB IBD typically network through current employees at the firm. I'm shortly going to meet this guy who was MD at DB in Sales for about 15 years and retired some time in the past couple years. Any suggestions for how to approach meeting him? A good fam... 31 year 11 months ago
Private Company ValuationNew task: I need to do an enterprise valuation. I was told to do so using several buckets: assets, marketing, R&D, and IP. Are these pretty standard? If so, how do you assess each? I've been told that marketing should be what is expected from current commitments, assets could be the value from no... 31 year 11 months ago
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