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Audax GroupCan anyone give me information on Audax group? I've gone through the website and it looks like a strong MM shop. Any insights would be appreciated. 12 8 years 6 months
Headhunters - Identify talentHow do headhunters identify talent? Aside from bonus numbers, do they have any way to identify top people within banks at the analyst level? I've always wondered about this. 5 1 month 3 weeks
Why do people care so much about analyst...Why do people always ask about analyst compensation at banks? Most places pay close to street, and an extra $20,000 now is absolutely nothing in the long run. When you consider the exit opps from banking, it seems ridiculous for analyst pay to have any relevance in the decision making process. I... 15 9 years 2 months
Credit Suisse UKCan anyone share any insights they have on CS UK? I'm very familiar with all the CS offices in NA, but I know absolutely nothing about the UK office. 2 9 years 3 months
US BB's in TorontoWhich US Banks are considered to have the best offices in Toronto? Furthermore, how do the exit opps from the UBS,CS,ML Toronto offices compare to m&a groups at RBC and CIBC? 25 9 years 3 months

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The SSG guys mentioned that they usually grab...The SSG guys mentioned that they usually grab their analysts from top-bucket GS IBD analysts, and it's still extremely difficult for them to get in. 65 1 year 4 months
I interviewed there...no dice bah. Shattered my...I interviewed there...no dice bah. Shattered my dreams haha. 65 1 year 4 months
Do any of the US offices execute? I'd assume CS...Do any of the US offices execute? I'd assume CS does...they handled the CBRD - INCO deal last year. In terms of execution and exposure, do any of them offer a comparable experience to CDN banks for an analyst? 65 1 year 5 months
I'm concerned about the deal flow of the US BB's...I'm concerned about the deal flow of the US BB's in Canada. They pay better and have the brand name, but If I want to stay in TO, a CDN Bank might offer better opportunities. 65 1 year 5 months
US BB's in Toronto (Originally Posted: 01/07/2007...US BB's in Toronto (Originally Posted: 01/07/2007) Which US Banks are considered to have the best offices in Toronto? Furthermore, how do the exit opps from the UBS,CS,ML Toronto offices compare to m&a groups at RBC and CIBC? 65 1 year 5 months
If you're getting a CIM from an investment banker...If you're getting a CIM from an investment banker it's probably a crappy opportunity anyways so don't stress. 20 4 years 1 month
It's very difficult to meet new people when you...It's very difficult to meet new people when you are working 90 hours a week. There isn't much time for anything but seeing the GF/BF and a few friends. However, talking about them at work is just annoying. I like the people I work with, but when I have a bit of spare time, it's nice to hang with... 491 4 years 10 months
Hustle as much as you like but not much of a...Hustle as much as you like but not much of a precedent for a CPP analyst jumping to KKR etc...You will get less respect for working in TO and even less for the pension fund angle, even though it is one of the few legitimate buyside jobs in TO. But hustle hard - who knows what happens, and you will... 7 5 years 3 months
120 is brutal. Extremely hard to sustain that...120 is brutal. Extremely hard to sustain that pace. The worst part is that it's never 7 even days - that would actually be manageable...if you are working 120 it will probably involve lots of chaos and an all-nighter or two. It is never evenly spaced- you will get crushed at some point. If the... 50 5 years 3 months
BMO is the nuts in Metals & Mining and...BMO is the nuts in Metals & Mining and Restructuring in Canada Agree on RBC comments...very strong CM and M&A 11 5 years 3 months
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