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Sterling (GBP) Symbol Never Workswhen you type a sterling symbol this happens => £ really annoying. 2 8 months 2 weeks
I Didn't Think It Could Get Any Worse I was just shown a LinkedIn profile of a kid working as an Analyst who had a list of the offers he'd received through recruiting on his LinkedIn. Jesus Christ children! See picture attached to post. 48 10 months 2 weeks
Time Limit for Staying on Sell Side?Hi Chaps, I'm currently staring down the barrel of an opportunity to switch to the buy-side from a sell side HY / DD desk, but it's to a fund which definitely isn't a top pick for distressed and is much more HY focused (distressed is where i want to focus). Is there an argument to just get... 9 12 months 3 days
Leasing Business EBITDA Hey chaps, So, when looking an companies which have D... 4 1 year 1 day
European RXing docs - Towergate Because i know the difficulties of learning restructuring from the outside, particularly in Europe, below is a link of the initial docs which detail the restructuring of Towergate, a UK insurance broker which is going through a Scheme. http://www.towergate.com/in-the-media/press-releases-2015/... 2 1 year 2 months
Inserting Tables / Excel into Threadswould be great if we could easily insert a table or excel screen shot into threads as a comments for when running through technicals with examples. 1 year 3 months
LALA Letter to Investors - the FT did a funny This made me chuckle, from the FT. Dear investor in Lex Advanced Long/Short Advisers, Time is an arbitrary concept. We draw your attention to this unappreciated point as we report performance year to date. Lala is active across the asset spectrum and we have seen what we at Lala call “... 1 year 5 months
CFA L3 Results How's it going chaps? Results day. And I'm glad to report, i'll never have to sit a CFA exam ever again. Such a good feeling!! 39 1 year 8 months
ROIC Tax Element For the tax element, some people take an assumption / effective industry rate, others use actual tax expense. Where do you chaps stand? Personally, if you take the actual tax expense paid, it makes comparisons between companies hard, but you are also giving the company the benefit of its... 1 1 year 11 months
Blackstone RR vs. Lazard M&AEDIT: I have no idea what this thread title has to do with the body, someone kindly replied to the OP body and bumped it. Apologies. EDIT #2: it was probably my using such a WSO fapptastic title to attract readers and actually get a convo off the ground..... So chaps, I've looked at a lot of... 1 1 year 3 months

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The clue is in the name "business" cards, you...The clue is in the name "business" cards, you doing much business? 7 1 week 7 hours
jec: If you have EBITDA, a balance sheet and...[quote="jec"]If you have EBITDA, a balance sheet and some operating metrics to use for projections, I don't see why you can't use a simple dcf to justify a ballpark valuation. Ultimately it will boil down to the ROI the buyer can make on his investment, which is what the dcf should approximate.[/... 5 1 week 7 hours
Banking01: BUMP No one knows wtf you're on...[quote="Banking01"]BUMP[/quote] No one knows wtf you're on about. Which SSG? Go away and use the search bar 3 1 week 2 days
If you think the UK process is similar to the US...If you think the UK process is similar to the US I question your capacity to practice law, let alone transition into distressed. 6 1 week 5 days
ke18sb: You are correct in having to cover the...[quote="ke18sb"]You are correct in having to cover the interest. I personally find this to be pretty "scary". We don't do shorts but from speaking with friends I believe generally you will do a pair trade where you will go long a high ranked security (say first lien) and short an unsecured. The... 77 1 week 6 days
Again, avoid at all costs. I had an offer through...Again, avoid at all costs. I had an offer through them but wanted to decline it. Recruiter got angry, berated me and then made me talk to his "client" to say thanks but no thanks - totally fine, they understood. Then lied to me saying another process I was in through them didn't want me (I reached... 17 2 weeks 5 hours
I'm going to continue to sound like a broken...I'm going to continue to sound like a broken record as i've mentioned this many times over: A headhunter review section would be fucking aces! Something anonymous (I don't wana slag a HH off and he work out who i am, which would be easy) and separate from the company data base. The good ones should... 30 2 weeks 3 days
moneytrail: monty09:as a recruiter..... I will...[quote="moneytrail"] monty09:as a recruiter..... I will add some advice I give folks - find the top 2-3 recruiters in your space... get to know them and stay in touch over the years if your career stays in the same space. I agree most recruiters suck but the ones that are good - are real good. Get... 14 3 weeks 3 days
mrb87: oreos:No. You don't create equity value...[quote="mrb87"] oreos:No. You don't create equity value by debt trading off, debt still has to be paid at par before value can flow to equity. Just think about what you're saying: The equity of a company has become more valuable because the debt requires a greater yield due to the company's credit... 12 3 weeks 3 days
No. You don't create equity value by debt trading...No. You don't create equity value by debt trading off, debt still has to be paid at par before value can flow to equity. Just think about what you're saying: The equity of a company has become more valuable because the debt requires a greater yield due to the company's credit worthiness (market... 12 3 weeks 3 days
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