| How did this NYC high-school student make $72M...http://nymag.com/news/articles/reasonstoloveny/2014/mohammed-islam-stock-trading/ "Mo got into trading oil and gold, and his bank account grew. Though he is shy about the $72 million number, he confirmed his net worth is in the “high eight figures.”
Is it penny stock or futures? Futures...|| 1 year 1 month|
| Top firms for illiquid asset valuation?Anyone know of top firms, specifically well-known boutiques, that specialize in the valuation of illiquid assets/securities? Or BB divisions?
I was thinking it might be a good way to enter HFs down the road.|| 5 years 5 months|
| KKR Capital Markets- SA?Do any undergrads end up in this group? I don't hear too much talk about interviews in this group. Do you know anyone who successfully placed an FT with them?|| 5 years 11 months|
| Resume Help- input, thoughts, suggestions, and...Just wanted your comments on editing and substance before I start sending this out. The recruiting season has passed so I'm hoping to snag some type of SA position at an HF/PE firm in NYC for the summer.
I also have an interview coming up with a...|| 5 years 11 months|
| Ziff Brothers Investments and Soros Private...Any information on these two firms?
Soros Private Equity (I don't read about them in the paper)
Ziff Brothers Investments (seems private)
I am interested in their level of recruiting.|| 4 years 1 month|
| Info? Schultze Asset ManagementSchultze Asset Management: Event driven value investing.
Anyone worked there before?|| 5 years 11 months|
| Heard of them? World Capital Markets (44 Wall St.)http://www.worldcapitalmarket.com/
Is this merchant bank legit? It seems like it would provide great exposure to the asian markets since most chinese companies are trying to go IPO in the US. My colleague told me that the companies they worked with (Clients tab) are well-established in the...|| 5 years 11 months|
| Which division for deal origination and capital...Everyone talks about IBD, but I'm having trouble finding the "official" division within a I-bank that focuses entirely on deal sourcing (for roll-ups, turnarounds, or strategic acquisitions) and capital raising (finding interested sponsors like PE funds, hedge funds, etc). So a career focused not...|| 5 years 11 months|
| Leveraging non-IBD alumn?How should I approach this? I have a couple of strong contacts in BBs (MS, ML, JPM) but unfortunately they work in AM. The last one is operations so should I cross that one out?
MS Director: primary responsibilities include sourcing, evaluating and monitoring multi-strategy hedge fund...|| 6 years 1 month|
| Do these deal sizes show an ultra-small boutique?My short-term goal is MM PE, but my long term goal is to eventually get into value investments. Maybe HF, but more along the lines of having an ownership stake in an undervalued company, working with the management (or proxy off), then simultaneously grow organically and acquire similar undervalued...|| 6 years 1 month|