|0||Company Interview: Fidelity Investments||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Review: Focus Acquisition Partners||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Interview: Focus Acquisition Partners||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||tumbling dice||Grizzled Guru||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Review: Ernst & Young LLP||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Cash on Cash Returns for RE dealsQuestion for you RE modelers and junkies...
How would you calculate COC return for a development deal, where I need an annual COC return calc?
The two issues I am having are:
1) What is the value of the development as it is being constructed (2-3 year window)
2) What is the best method t...||Bullet-Tooth Tony||21||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Lincoln vs. Moelis NY vs. BairdDeciding between these three. Thoughts? Looking for PE exit opps, B-School Placement, and Lifestyle/Comp. Have heard some shitty things about Moelis NY lately....||ppeterson2255||27||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Facebook CompoundFor some reason, I find this so creepy.
I get that not everyone hates their worklife as much as bankers do, but even if you work at a place that makes you giddy with delight, why would you want to live in the middle of all your co-workers?
I imagine Zucks walking around with his toes hanging 3...||Marcus_Halberstram||12||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Just how much do women enjoy finance?So i was randomly going through my facebook the other day and saw a comment on a female friend on mine at a BB mentioning the worst part of her day was going to the ladies and hearing the people crying in there.
A one off? well the replies from several other women below saying "yea its so bad at ...||trazer985||21||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Thing Called LoveThere was a time, there was a place
But there was fear inside
A witty line to save my face
A parachute of pride
To cross the line takes a tiny step
But will the spark cause the bridge to burn
My fear entwined with my regret
I beat a path for safe return
So here we are, we're just the same
...||Above and Beyond||18||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Review: Deloitte||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Computer Science + MBA?Say I get a computer science and MBA degree both from top 5 universities (specifically Stanford). What are some good career paths an MBA with a tech background could give you?
Is it worth getting the MBA?...||mike50||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||October 3, 2013||xkneelb4mex||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Mining & Aggregates helpHey guys, I got my first big project in a new gig. Can anyone help a struggling monkey out with market share data for the top North American players in crushed stone and sand & gravel? Or where I can find anything like that for free? Been googlin’ a long time and getting desperate. Would be much o...||Saul Goodman||1||3 years 1 week ago|
|+1||CFA vs. MBA from Business InsiderThought I'd share a couple of links:
11 Reasons Why It's Better To Get A CFA Than An MBA
11 Reasons Why Getting An MBA Is Better Than Getting A CFA
P.s. If anyone has any tips for a brand new Big4 auditor that already regrets going into public accounting instead of finance and is startin...||InterestedinVC||15||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||FA Salary Range at Small/Med firm in DenverI just made it to a final round interview with a medical services company for a FA position in Denver. The only thing is that they want a hard number for salary expectations and I am having a tough time finding solid numbers on a typical salary (ranges from 30k-90k). I know there are a lot of variab...||thelaminater||1||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Review: Bloomberg||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Interview: Monitor||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Bridge Bank||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Good stocks for the rest of the year?I really like Oracle right now
What about you guys?...||4596bank||5||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Internship debacle Hey fellas,
So I am a junior trying to position myself for IBD SA in a healthcare coverage group. I took a fall finance/accounting internship @ a national non-profit health org. The job description/what I was told I would be doing was building rev reconciliation models and risk adjusted A/R's. B...||broadstbully||4||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Interview: Deloitte||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Deloitte||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Review: SunTrust Robinson Humphrey STRH||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: LitiNomics||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||facebookhouse1.jpg||AndyLouis||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: SEI Investments||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Getting along with male traders....So I have posted few stuff months ago...and now I am working at MM, FX team.....
Anyway, everyone is extremely nice, no badass seniors. I believe the fact that I am the only female on the trading floor helps me to be treated well. Even my MD brings me coffee every morning ! (I volunteered to be a c...||sl3539||20||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Interview: Citadel Investment Group||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Interview: Corsair Capital Advisors||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Career After NavyI am a Submarine Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy with 1-2 years left on my commitment. I'm looking for career/grad school options for after I get out of the Navy. I enjoy higher level math and am looking for a career that is more quantitative/analytical and intellectually stimulating. I did an intro to ...||hippickles||4||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Interview: IOS Partners||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||monkeybars.jpg||WallStreetOasis.com||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|+2||Stay Strong Guys!Well, I just wanted to take the time to share some insight and a wonderful success story about me!
I have a degree in Econ and have taken some investment courses via CSI (canada). My GPA was embarrassing and I had zero internships, and I was set to enter the financial/investment industry!
This...||illusion38||21||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Lessons of a Master of the Universe -Part 2 of 2In Part 1, the writer discusses his background as a Master of the Universe. Here in Part 2 he continues revealing traits and skilled moves of the best in the game.
[quote]Play to win, but be a good loser.[/quote] In life, no matter what others tell you, you’ll lose more often than you win. Lady...||BatMasterson||5||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Is Phil Falcone the new "Bad Boy" on Wall Street ?After the Raj Rajatnaram trial ended in the largest inside trading probe in history, as some of you may know it, last summer regulators went after Harbinger Capital operator Phil Falcone for breaching his "fiduciary duty" by borrowing $113.2 million from a Harbinger fund to pay his personal taxes in...||BatMasterson||3||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Excel Question- Portfolio level acquisitionI currently work in the development group at a REIT that just sold a large portfolio of properties. The transaction will close in the next few weeks and we will be faced with the task of redeploying a large amount of capital as quickly as possible, which essentially means I'll be working on acquisit...||REValuation||15||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Greenhill Summer IB Analyst Telephone InterviewHi,
I'm an undergraduate with almost no finance background (I study a science subject) and a first-round telephone interview at Greenhill. I think I probably got an interview because of the university I go to, academic results, extracurriculars (none to do with finance, though) and a strong cove...||H111||6||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Need some advice or tips of where/how to start my career.So I've been following WSO on and off for about four years now, and I absolutely love the this website and all that it stands for. This is my first post. I'm happy to see the success that many of the WSO readers have had. So my story - to keep it short, it's been two years since I've graduated f...||Chimpsta24||4||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Project ManagerI have a technology background and currently I am working as Project Manager. I was wondering if getting an MBA will help me advance in my career. If I decide to get an MBA i will go for executive or part time MBA from a top tier school.
What kind of opportunities should i expect after getting an ...||bluebear||2||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Fitness-Model-abdomen.jpg||CRE||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Deloitte||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Entry Level Positions in REHey everyone
Basically I dont know what the hell I want to do for a career. I was planning to go the IBD route and have a previous internship in that area. Long story short, I decided that that lifestyle was not for me.
I'm looking to potentially start a career in Real Estate. I have always b...||VersacePython||9||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Review: NERA Economic Consulting||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Anyone here currently looking for a place in Manhattan?Just got an offer and would like to live with someone in finance preferably, or any young professional that wants to live close or in Manhattan. Give me a shout if you're looking for a down to earth roommate!...||moshposh||4||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Jones Lang LaSalle||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||DB achieve [sophomore program]Posting for a buddy.
Just post if you've heard back or not.
...||seedy underbelly||38||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Ares Management||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Interview: Ares Capital Management||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Worth Starting an MFin Application?Hi All,
After taking a look around at several of the well-known and marketed MFin and MSF programs, I'm thinking that this might be the best option for me to break out into finance. However, I haven't started any of my applications yet - do you think it's worth putting in the effort at this poin...||oneironaut||2||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Section Risk ManagementLots of things going on about risk management these times. Risk management will become more and more important. A seperate section would be great....||luckyluke||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Houston Energy Private Equity Just looking for the names of some smaller energy focused firms in Houston. Any thoughts would be appreciated, thanks a lot....||Texas Tea||8||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Top MBA Resume BooksDoes anyone have links/pdfs where I can get them? Before you all tell me to search through old threads, I've already searched them all and only gotten very few as most links don't work or are outdated (which I will share here). Most of these books are outdated that I did manage to find. Would rea...||brutalglide||4||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Visa||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||McKinsey Interview vs. Bain Interview vs. BCG InterviewSo I have made it to final rounds with McKinsey but just got a pair of first rounds from Non-Target with Bain and BCG this week. WSO - I really need your help. How do the B's interviews differ from McKinsey's? What should I expect and should I prepare any differently? More Case, Less Case, More Fit,...||nycIBD||10||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Pro Forma Balance Sheet for Dividend RecapLet's say you are working on a div recap for a private company. in a 3 statement model, let's say you have $300 book value of equity before the transaction. post transaction, you have $400mm term loan and $400mm dividend.
would the pf balance sheet be, $400mm in liabilities, -$100 in book value o...||PA||3||3 years 1 week ago|
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|0||Cargill for sophomore internship?Received a corporate finance internship at Cargill - I'm a sophomore at a semi-target. Does the Cargill brand hold any substantial weight for SA recruitment next year? I know it's the biggest private company and make over $130B a year, but seems like a lot of people haven't heard of it....||DoctorAndre||5||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Bill O'Reilly is Mad as Hell....For those who missed it last night, Bill O'Reilly gave one of the best talking points memo's I have ever seen.
Since Zimmerman trial there have been an endless stream of protests and pundits throwing their two cents in the ring about the trial and race in America and bankruptcy in Detroit has onl...||Gekko21||42||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Ambit EnergyI was approached by some friends to work for this energy business. The pitch is that energy has been deregulated and the small companies are trying to get customers to let them distribute the energy to them. There is a 400 fee to work for this company. It resembles a pyramid scheme in some ways b...||texasmade10||3||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Aequitas Capital||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||SIG Research AssociateHas anyone ever interviewed for a full time research associate (undergraduate) position at Susquehanna International Group?
Is it highly technical?
Will they ask a lot of brainteaser questions, like they do of people who apply for the Assistant Trader position?
Again, this position would be...||sammyo||5||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Interviewed with a FoF, no responseI currently work at a small fund, 50 aum, primarily small cap. I interviewed with a FoF two weeks ago and thought it went fairly well. I sent a thank you email, he responded and said he would let me know about the second round in a week. One week later, no response so I sent an email, no response. I...||bluegold||5||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||dcf modelling for utility company I am trying to do a dcf model for the company Might River Power but keep getting to a negative FCF figure. Anyone able to help me out?
Link to financial statements:
http://www.mightyriver.co.nz/Investor-Centre/Reports-and-Presentations/Reports.aspx...||r-p||1||3 years 1 week ago|
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|0||Discounts on Financial Times, WSJ, Business Week, The Economist, etcSo I recently subscribed to Business Week and I am toying with the idea of getting the FT and The Economist. Anyone have any coupon codes or way to get these cheap? I used to bootleg The Economist for my Ipad, but if I can get it relatively cheap I would prefer the paper copy.
So bring forth y...||TNA||17||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Deutsche Bank||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Anyone have experience with Lex Van Dam Trading Academy?I typically would be pretty skeptical about these kinds of things, but a trading competition I'm planning to attend ([email protected] Trading Competition) gives these out as a prize for the beginner division, which seems like some kind of endorsement to a degree
Anyone have experience with the Lex Van...||jsolow495||3||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||What % of Your Salary Is For Living Costs?Hey folks,
Just wanted to see what % of your salary you spend on rent. We can do gross or net, your choice, just make sure to specify. I'll start.
My rent and all utilities come out to about 18% of my gross salary.
Also, what percentage would you consider living to be above your means? Belo...||TwoThrones||29||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Bessemer Trust CultureNot much info on here for Bessemer Trust. Anecdotal stories have suggested that they have a very conservative culture. Anyone else have experience working for them or have an idea of the culture?...||Shmoozer||3||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Breaking Bad finaleI never wish away my weekends, but I can't wait for the finale of Breaking Bad on Sunday. I got into this show in Season 3 and, thanks to Netflix, I've filled in the blanks.
How does everyone expect it to end? We know Walt's days (minutes) are numbered, and he's got a large gun in his trunk, so ...||Scott Irish||25||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Toronto WSO Meetup: Thur October 3rd, 8PM, Duke of Devon PubToronto Monkeys - join us at the next WSO meetup! We have a reservation at Duke of Devon Pub at 8PM. Just ask for "Wallstreetoasis" at the door and they will direct you to the group.
Thursday Oct 3rd, 8PM.
Duke of Devon Pub. Address is 66 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5K 1H1
Look forwa...||whysoserious||2||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Deutsche Bank Muni Capital MarketsCan anyone shed some light on what this group is like? Apparently it's a small group of about 20 or so and is split between NYC and Jacksonville.
Can anyone elaborate on the structuring aspect of municipal capital markets in general? How would the exit opportunities be?
DB does not underwrite...||bazinga91||9||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||informational interview turned interview?Does this happen often? I recently contacted a portfolio management associate at a bank and we scheduled a time to talk. When she called me, we ended up being on a conference call and I ended up being straight up interviewed on the phone the position. I was completely not prepared and fumbled. A wee...||ltohang||4||3 years 1 week ago|
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|0||F100 Corp Finance / Commercial Banking InterviewI have an interview this week at a large f100 company, in the commercial finance / asset based lending group. I am pretty sure the role involves credit analysis of companies for around $1-25M loans.
I was told that f100 interviews are mostly (if not completely) behavioral/fit questions, and easie...||lisa_f75||5||3 years 1 week ago|
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|0||Basically, need some straight forward help/advice on a complex situation..A little background on myself: I'm in community college in California. I did not do well in high school, but have a 3.2-3.5 (not exactly sure at the moment, need to check) GPA. The biggest issue I'm having is where to try and go to school, namely because I really screwed myself on my math. I'm 20, a...||invested_c.1993||3||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Blackstone M&A vs. Evercore?So I'm trying to decide between Blackstone M&A and Evercore Partners (generalist position) for a summer internship.
My impression is that Blackstone is more prestigious but at the same time that the M&A group gets most of its prestige by the fact that it's associated with Blackstone rather than a...||nonskaterhater||29||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Commodities at Citi?Can anybody speak to the depth and breadth of operations (and working conditions) at Citi's Commodities arm? It seems unique in that it is its own entity, as opposed to a subcomponent of FICC- do they have a wider variety of activities (EG physical as well as paper trading)?
I've also read a co...||mongo83||2||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Interest rate strategy?I recently heard about groups in BBs called interest rate strategy. Does anyone know what they do and what are the exit opportunities, like hedge funds and stuff? Do they just do research on interest rates and publish them (like eq research analysts) or does their research get used by traders?...||GoodElevators||2||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Cognizant technology solution||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Wells Fargo and Company||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||McKinsey/Bain in Korea?Any insight into the culture/hours at McKinsey/Bain in Korea? Is fluent English required? Is fluent Korean required? Do people tend to get staffed on assignments only in Korea or do they have opportunities to work on things in other regions? Any general insights/knowledge about the Seoul offices wou...||BFPT89||4||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Goldman Sachs||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Bored at work? Destroy my resume; please and thank you.Hello fellow monkeys,
I am a Senior graduating from a non-target looking to break into IBD or S&T. Please critique the hell out of my resume so that I don't end up starving on the street some day :)
...||Will.Quant.For.Bonus||3||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: AIG||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Goldman Sachs||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Organize my Networking EffotsHi Everyone,
Hope everyone is having a strong start to the month. I am currently a sophomore (completed M&A IB internship last summer) at a non-target trying to break into a BB IB rotational program this summer. I do not meet the diversity requirements for diversity targeted sophomore programs. T...||bhk123||4||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: KPMG||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||reib.jpg||ivyliga||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Internal Transfer-- bonus?A few months back i transferred to a different group at my firm, having started the previous summer. When I got my first bonus in February, my manager made it clear that it was prorated and had I been working for a full year it would have been higher.
How do I approach the upcoming bonus season (...||Champs46||2||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||thingcalledlove.jpg||Above and Beyond||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||How far down can Bill Ackman go?George Soros has taken a long position in Herbalife and the stock is rising rapidly. Apparently, it is one of his top three positions.
$300 million loss was the last report. Here comes $400 million!
Down goes Ackman! Down goes Ackman!...||yeahright||35||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||S&T: IB vs Commercial BankAs the title states, can someone explain the differences in the S&T groups at an IB and at commercial banks?
Despite a few final rounds I couldn't get an internship offer at an IB but have an offer in the Markets team at one of the large commercial banks here (Australia), which I'm hoping will s...||queensbridge||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Morgan Stanley||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: Goldman Sachs||0||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Banking Girls -> unattractive for serious relationship??hello everybody
since a while im reading the WSO forum. Im in Banking since 1 year. In university i had very good marks, good friends and everything was fine but i never had a boyfriend and if i say never i mean never ever in life.
The point is i really want to know if its for you men a real tur...||femaleBB||63||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||MBB recruiting for MBA - summer vs full timeHi everyone,
I was in a non-MBA master's program a few years ago, and I remember applying to (and getting rejected) an internship position at an MBB firm, and subsequently in the second year, re-applied for the FT position but got auto-dinged because the recruiter told me 18 months - 24 months ne...||redpringles||2||3 years 1 week ago|
|0||Company Compensation: JPMorgan Chase||0||3 years 1 week ago|