| How can a generalist analyst use his time...Hey all, a quick run down - I have been promoted to just the above, a Generalist Analyst on a L/S hedge fund and I am finding the balance between depth and width very difficult to get.
I was previously an analyst on one fixed income product so 24/7 i was looking at 3 markets mostly.
Now I...|| 2 years 6 months|
| Jumping from front office derivatives to M&AThought I would get the many monkey's opinions on the subject.
I currently work in fixed income derivatives as an analyst and am really keen on moving into M...|| 2 years 7 months|
| Free Cash Flow questionHello Monkeys,
Quick one, when getting the FCF in order to create a DCF, do we take this number from the change in cash and cash equivalents YoY (obviously adding back in dividend payments)
Can it be that simple??|| 2 years 8 months|
| I would like suggestions on what is the one book...A little background, I have worked in and around finance for a couple of years and so I know my way around balance sheets but when I need to move away from the standard FCF formula (Eg do intangible purchases count at capex?) I am clueless.
Is there a book that will walk me through every aspect...|| 2 years 8 months|
| EV QuestionMorning all, I was just going over enterprise values (work in derivs so haven't used it for a while)
As I understand it you have the value of diluted equity + net debt + minority interests.
If anyone can clear the following up, I would be quite greatful....
1) Company A and B have same...|| 2 years 8 months|
| Is the Shard a Success: Part 2Two weeks ago I began my valuation of the Shard which I am printing in tandem with my blog. In Part 1 we had a look at the value of the viewing platform which came out at £324m!
What about the residences? As we mentioned in part 1, 10 flats will be set over 12 floors and the average square...|| 2 years 10 months|
| Mgmt Consultancy Interview - need a good tieMorning all, I am interviewing at a one of the top 3 mgmt consultancy firms and I have put all my ties in storage (flat is being renovated). First is going to be this Wednesday so internet won't cut it, I need an outlet that is somewhere in London.
The suit I am wearing is more or less this one...|| 2 years 10 months|
| Technology has made us all lazyI am sick to death of it. Every month, the same thirty figures, Bloomberg canvasses the opinions of 30 or so 'high quality analysts' to come up with a consensus estimate - next it gives us a lovely little table to follow.
We sit there, slaves to figures that don't mean that much apart from a...|| 2 years 10 months|
| Car Crash InterviewsSo I work at a derivatives house. It's a solid company, 150 employees and we start all juniors on a trainee trader program.
Boring crap aside, we do a slightly off the wall 1st round where we take in 30 people at a time, split them into three groups and run a mock trading session, a group...|| 2 years 10 months|
| Valuing the ShardMy first post here and I thought I would share my thoughts on the Shard (Europes tallest building)
As I walk past London Bridge, an until recently overlooked part of England’s capital, one thing clouds my vision. The Shard. Piercing the sky above and with its 1,000ft height, the shard is...|| 2 years 10 months|