| Acing the investment banking analyst interviewMod Note (Andy): Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted 9/27/13
Been a while since I posted so I thought I’d write in especially since we’re in the midst of interview season for investment banks.
I was in your shoes about 5-6 years ago, worked as an investment banking analyst at a...|| 2 months 3 weeks|
| 15 things I wish I knew as a first year banking...Mod Note (Andy): This post originally went up 2/10/13 and is a must read for all those starting their FT roles
I was writing an email to a fellow monkey who is about to start as a banking analyst in the summer. It's been a little over 5 yrs now since I was a wee young first-year analyst in...|| 4 months 2 weeks|
| Debt and mezz fund expertiseHi,
Anyone with mezzanine/debt PE experience (or something similar) and willing to chat, please shoot me a PM.
Looking to get info on how deals originate, deal processes/diligence, key modeling skills, working life, etc. in advance of an upcoming meeting with a fund.
Thanks!|| 2 years 4 months|
| CFA LIITo everyone tackling this giant menacing bear of an exam with me in a few weeks, a sincere wish of the best of luck.
I'm roughly 120 hours behind my planned study hour target at this point, so it's back to banking style days until the finish. Please pardon my relative absence from the boards in...|| 2 years 4 months|
| Anyone with experience analyzing or investing in...This is for an upcoming interview.
Any primers, etc. appreciated. Looking to get very rough basics of valuation and how analysts approach FIG companies as investments, think about risk/reward, multiples, and drivers.
Thanks in advance|| 2 years 5 months|
| Who's in for Level II?I think today is the last day for the discounted price - anyone else tackling this bear in June? I just registered and bought my Schweser notes and qbank.
ps Patrick/Andy - what would you guys think about a CFA specific forum? Practice questions, tips, resources, etc.|| 2 years 7 months|
| Getting hired in TorontoCurious if anyone has experience/knowledge on how difficult it is to land a job in Toronto as an American. Looking mainly at buyside and value/credit focused (think hedge funds, pensions, endowments etc.).
Also, if you marry a canadian, how might that change the process/prospects.
Thanks in...|| 2 years 9 months|
| CFA L1 doneWAAAAHHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOO WOOP WOOP WOOP
Nuff said. Later brah.|| 2 years 10 months|
| CFA formula sheet - Elan (free pdf)Any other CFA L1 hopefuls here's the best sheet I've found for filling in and drilling formulas over these few final days. More comprehensive than the Schweser quicksheet (which is also good though and worth the $29 imho).
***Note that there are quite a few formulas in the Elan sheets that are...|| 2 years 10 months|
| Bayes rule question for cfaQuick question for any mathy/econ guys or any of the many really smart guys and gals here on WSO.
Doing Bayes rule and I find translating the words right into the formula confusing sometimes. Doing it in the tree format seems to make it a lot easier for me.
My question is can these problems...|| 2 years 11 months|