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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... 3 weeks 2 days
Leasing Business EBITDA Hey chaps, So, when looking an companies which have D... 3 weeks 5 days
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. 3 months 2 weeks
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. 4 months 2 weeks
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 “... 6 months 1 week
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!! 9 months 1 week
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 year 2 weeks
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... 4 months 1 week
Site All Sort of Messed UpMessages have gone back to dark ages, "buttons" missing....i dunno, everything seems to have lost its way. 1 year 1 month
The Perfect Morning Meeting Anyone in S&T will know the hell of morning meetings, how they drag on, little relevance for 50%.... Just curious what you guys think would be ideal (other than no meeting at all)? 1 year 3 months


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Interesting European credit names?Not wholly Eur but Algeco Scotsman is an interesting credit, got multiple layers to the cap stack and easy to model out. Others: - Odeon; - Takko; - BrightHouse; - Bibby Offshore; - Punch Taverns; - Iceland Foods; - HEMA....... 1 hour 2 min
Post IB HF Compensation[quote="xqtrack"]It's an interesting point...and yeah, if you are bad the resentment is going to grow and you're fucked so you should probably get as much money as you can as quick as you can before they discover it... I think I was referring more to the scenario where you might be a good to above... 1 day 21 hours
Earnings call questions[quote=cob5]No requirement but every analyst at a major bank makes sure to get on there. It's important to stay top of mind for clients and company management. It's also a good platform to ask a smart question because it'll be read thousands of times by a relevant audience.[/quote] It's also a... 2 days 23 hours
Post IB HF Compensation[quote=xqtrack] valueisoverrated: I'll offer a bit of a contrarian view to what has been voiced. While the "focus on learning now, the money will come" approach is fine, you are doing yourself a disservice by not asking for what you think you deserve. I'm not suggesting anyone overestimate their... 3 days 22 min
London Recruiting: Is Greenwich Partners a fraud?Classic James Heath today, every now and then i'll punt in an application on efin knowing they rarely amount to anything. So i punted on a distressed role, James emails me back with an IG role at a bank.....he just gives no shits. 3 days 1 hour
EBITDA and other expenses question ?Depends on what "other expenses" are. If they're one off, leave them out of EBITDA and add them back, otherwise include them. If they're stock based remuneration, do not add them back to EBITDA - this is a common one companies try to get away with. Shock horror!! - there is no formula for... 3 days 8 hours
Post IB HF CompensationIf you're not negotiating higher (whatever the offer) you're doing yourself a disservice. 4 days 4 hours
Credit L/S vs Equity L/S[quote="jcpenny"]^ It can be VERY expensive to short credit. There is significant negative carry and there might not be CDS trading for every bond you want to short. Shorting bonds in general require way more attention to excution. With equity, you just call up people to borrow the stock or see if... 4 days 17 hours
Most elite/secretive/hardest-to-break-into groups...[quote=Spin Control]2-part follow up: Do analysts in Special Situations groups get issued sidearms? Also, who makes more elite guns: H&K or Sig Sauer?[/quote] Taking your question as one: H&K, they're all trying to prop up their long bets. (H&K is a distressed credit) 5 days 1 hour
Grin and Bear It - What's the Funniest Shit...[quote=MBA_Junkie]"Oreos" wrote:I faked back pain for a week then claimed kidney stones as i wanted to go on holiday and it was too short notice to get legit holiday. Kidney stones take about a week to pass through and back pain is a symptom....perfect. how long ago was this? did your... 5 days 19 hours