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PEP Digest 2011 Compensation SurveyDoes anyone have the report (redacted report in link below)? It would be a good datapoint to have. Thanks http://www.pepdigest.com/files/PDF2010/PEPD2011CICSv4%20Redacted.pdf 4 years 1 week
Oakdale Capital Managementanyone know anything about these guys? any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. thanks 4 years 6 months
Freeman SpogliAnyone have any thoughts, insights, etc to share on this PE firm? any insights on recruiting would be great. Thanks. 5 years 2 months
LA Private Equity Firmsanyone know of any LA PE firms that have started the recruiting process? any insight would be greatly appreciated, thanks. 6 years 2 weeks

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it's going to be extremely tough. You're...it's going to be extremely tough. You're competing against people from the same school as you with prior PE experience. Best bet is to go ibanking, maybe focus on a distressed debt or restructuring bank and then network like hell to make the jump to the buyside. Otherwise, you can go to a small,... 3 days 2 hours
i dont see how you could leverage that experience...i dont see how you could leverage that experience into getting a job at an actual PE firm... 5 days 10 hours
I can't speak to the UK PE scene. But for the U.S...I can't speak to the UK PE scene. But for the U.S., it would be a tough uphill climb. As you mentioned, you'd be competing against people with modeling skills. However your transaction analysis and due diligence experience is definitely helpful. Your best bet is to get a job at a smaller PE firm... 5 days 10 hours
your post is so vague it's impossible to offer...your post is so vague it's impossible to offer you advice. 6 days 6 hours
In no order: HWJefferies Houlihan Blair In no order: HW Jefferies Houlihan Blair 6 days 7 hours
Khayembii: ledger123: true, pe hours and...[quote="Khayembii"] ledger123: true, pe hours and culture are very firm-dependent. let's just say if you're working 50 hours as an associate, you're probably at a smaller firm that isn't growing that fast. big assumption, but probably not that too off. i consider the firm i'm at to have a very good... 1 week 4 days
curious_monkey: At what level can people get...[quote="curious_monkey"]At what level can people get into operationally focused PE roles? How can one position themselves to make the jump far before the operating partner level?[/quote] this is tough to answer. every pe firm is different. some have extensive ops teams (junior and senior guys).... 1 week 6 days
every operations team is different. some pe firms...every operations team is different. some pe firms have extensive ops teams and other dont. in general, ops guys make less (less bonus). obviously thought of less than the investment team, fair or not. not sure what you're looking for in terms of exit opps. maybe can go work for portfolio... 1 week 6 days
true, pe hours and culture are very firm-...true, pe hours and culture are very firm-dependent. let's just say if you're working 50 hours as an associate, you're probably at a smaller firm that isn't growing that fast. big assumption, but probably not that too off. i consider the firm i'm at to have a very good culture. but associates still... 1 week 6 days
best bet is lower mm funds without much structure...best bet is lower mm funds without much structure. otherwise perhaps go in as an operations / consulting role for the larger funds 2 weeks 5 hours