| Alvarez & MarsalWhat do you guys know about Alvarez...|| 6 years 8 months|
| Fox Business is a JokeI deplore Fox Business News. It's almost a joke in my mind and its website and columnist, Liz, perpetuates my view.
Check out this very short op-ed piece written by Liz Claman about Lehman (I own a few shares so I follow the fundamentals).
http://liz.blogs.foxbusiness.com/2008/08/27/latest-...|| 7 years 3 months|
| Edgeview Partners - why so many associates/...I follow PEHUB and saw that a PE Firm I know retained Edgeview Partners, a small IB firm based in Charolotte, NC for a sell-side. I clicked through their website and saw they have 22 analysts and 13 associates! That's a lot of analysts for an outfit I have never really heard of! They all have "...|| 7 years 4 months|
| Valuation Firm Offer (Moving from IB to Valuation)I've been following this board for a while and figured I should provide an update. As for me, worked in IB for 3 years (at a bulge and then at a MM) and value my experience greatly. In general, I love IB but came to despise my group (lost all our senior bankers) and left recently.
Being feed...|| 8 years 1 month|
| Risks of Joining a Newly Formed Middle Market PE...I am pretty far in the process with two newly formed PE funds that have around $400MM. One is a completely new fund and the other is part of a larger fund that has $1.5BB (they just raised $400MM, but have been around for 15-20 years). At both places the partners have prior VC/PE experience at...|| 8 years 4 months|
| Former JP Morgan / Carlyle Analyst Sues BoratJeses, what a tool.
JUNE 6--A New York businessman who is seen being chased down Fifth Avenue by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen in the film "Borat," is suing over his unwitting bit role in the hit comedy, claiming that his civil...|| 8 years 5 months|
| Managing Analyst Time when Sick is HorribleHow do you guys handle sick time? I just came off the flu/nasty cold for two days and got pretty behind b/c I went home around 730PM on Wed and Thursday + I wasn't productive those days at all due to a high-fever. I couldn't really stay at home b/c my associates were all out traveling and I had...|| 8 years 6 months|
| KeyStrokes During your IB StintAs I'm sitting here at this absence hour, I realized that my fingers hurt. I understand that much typing is required in this job, but I never thought about how many keystrokes we do in day, month, year, etc...
Assume 10 keystrokes/minute (so minutes your typing fast, others you're not). 10 x...|| 8 years 8 months|
| Macquarie buys Giulianiâ€™s investment banking...Rudy Giuliani may be gearing for a presidential run, but the former New York mayorâ€™s investment banking firm is ready to be under new ownership. According to an announcement Monday, Giuliani Partners LLC and its subsidiary, Giuliani Capital Advisors LLC, have agreed for Australian investment...|| 8 years 8 months|
| $4 million birthday party - Steve Schwarzman of...FROM PE WEEK WIRE:
Memo to Steve Schwarzman: Hire A Clown
Tomorrow night, Blackstone Group chief Steve Schwarzman will throw himself an ostentatious 60th birthday party, complete with some crooning from Rod Stewart. The New York society pages estimate that the bash will cost in excess of $4...|| 8 years 9 months|