| How to Treat the New Blood: 3 Rules to FollowMod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted on 2/7/13
Now, most of the posters on WSO aren’t managing anyone yet or even have anyone below them on the totem pole for at least a few years, but those that will (or have) may benefit from this post. There are literally...|| 7 months 3 weeks|
| Which HF offer to take?Hi WSO,
I would like some advice on next steps in my career. My background is typical 2 years BB IBD and 2 years PE.
Recently received two HF offers, both are long/short fundamental shops that are focused on long-term and not quarterly/momentum runs (1-2 year+ holds). Unfortunately, I can't...|| 1 year 5 months|
| Prospect CapitalJust wondering if anyone has any insight in culture, dealflow, mobility, and thoughts on Prospect Capital.
Thanks!|| 1 year 5 months|
| How to Save Your WeekendMake sure to see rufiolove's comment part way down...
Given that it's Friday and I'm looking to finish up some work and get out of here myself, I'm going to keep this short and sweet.
When you first start in banking, you're pretty much stuck. I wouldn't risk the political capital and...|| 2 years 11 months|
| Picking the Right GroupMany threads have been created over the years concerning which group is best, what exit opps are from each group, etc.
While strength of groups change with the tides, i.e UBS healthcare left for Jefferies, I’m only going to comment GENERALLY and on my OWN experiences at a mid-tier Bulge Bracket...|| 3 years 1 week|
| What to do with DAT BONUSI understand that a lot of the readers on this board have never received a sizeable bonus and the minority who do were already paid months ago back in June/July, but I hope this post is still helpful to some about how to manage the bonus that you receive from your finance job.
1. Pay off your...|| 3 years 1 month|
| So You Made It to Banking, Now What? Congratulations!!! You made it into investment banking. Of course early on you're excited and just want to spend 100+ hours in the office to impress everyone and get that top bucket bonus, but how do you really get the most mileage out of your 2 year stint in banking? For most, it's about exit ops...|| 3 years 2 months|
| Funniest Stories - The Analyst YearsAlthough working as an investment banking analyst was a living hell at the time, I now look back at my years with nostalgia. Luckily, as time passes, the 100 hour weeks just blend together and the pain has gone away. Of course, I'm still irrationally uncomfortable and nervous whenever I see a red...|| 3 years 2 months|
| An Ocean of Capital: Saturation in Private EquityFirst it was rumors. The grapevine of talk from other private equity associates and friends from the BB where I did my banking stint. Of course, gossip is one thing we’re all used to from our investment banking days and just like at our old jobs ,there was no shortage of juicy gossip. However, I...|| 3 years 2 months|
| Which data/research provider do you prefer (CapIQ...Just wondering what my fellow private equity colleagues prefer their firm uses. For once I have the ability to decide which provider our firm uses going forward and am wondering what others are using and how they like it.
From talking to account reps, it seems like Thomson definitely has the...|| 3 years 3 months|