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Why did PE and VC get wrapped together?PE and VC, while in theory similar, operate under a completely separate set of rules. I liked having them separate... 2 weeks 5 days
All nighters lead to brain damage?If I had known this, I may have taken a different career path back in the day. 1 year 10 months
Exit Ops - The End of The Show IITo echo the post from Tier2Sta, I also handed in my resignation today after nearly 10 years in finance, primarily in IB, at both the BB and boutique level. I don't have quite the negative view that he does. There have been many times over the years that my job has absolutely sucked, but it has... 3 years 9 months
Econ Data - The Most Important Graphs of 2011This is a great set of graphs and data from The Atlantic: Data Dump I found the charts relating to taxes and government spending to be particularly interesting, and there were some trends that I wouldn't have necessarily expected, particularly that low marginal tax rates don't create jobs (... 4 years 2 weeks
Board of Directors as a bankerDoes anyone here have experience serving on a BOD while working as a banker? Is this common? I have recently been approached by a company, and they want me to serve on their board. I could see some potential conflicts of interest arising as the boutique I work for is active in the company's... 4 years 2 months
Effective DeflationI've been thinking about the new $15/month charge from Citi for not maintaining your checking account at an amount greater than $6k (most people can't). Given that they are only paying .01% on checking right now, which is 4 years 4 months
How to get mid-level Corp Dev Jobs from IBAnyone here have experience interviewing for mid-level corporate development jobs in tech (Sr Manager, Director, etc.) coming straight from IB? I am aware of a couple of interesting opportunities. I have connections to the groups, and I have been talking back and forth with people in each of... 4 years 5 months
Pagemill PartnersHas anyone on here done any work with Pagemill Partners and care to share their view of the firm, it's people? 4 years 7 months


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A guy from my analyst class joined the FBI.A guy from my analyst class joined the FBI. 1 day 7 hours
jnijnijn: Fuck banking. If this is how it is,...[quote=jnijnijn]Fuck banking. If this is how it is, fuck all of it[/quote] Dude, it's not just banking. This is how life is. You make mistakes, and there are consequences. That said, I am sure that most banks won't have an issue with this. Just disclose it in your written application (... 1 day 7 hours
Talk to an employment lawyer. I don't think many...Talk to an employment lawyer. I don't think many, if any, posters here can give you an appropriate course of action. 2 days 1 hour
rionexpa: Fund IV performance is like 1.25x net...[quote="rionexpa"]Fund IV performance is like 1.25x net. Not great, but as you said the founders who raised that vintage (2007) are out. Lifestyle is solid and I think for almost any GP putting over $1bn of capital to work (except maybe Hellman) you'll find an 8-12% net fund somewhere in their... 3 days 58 min
Get the guaranteed comp in writing. It's easy...Get the guaranteed comp in writing. It's easy for them to "forget" down the road. 5 days 12 hours
HR is not in any way, shape or form you friend....HR is not in any way, shape or form you friend. If I were you, I'd ask for a one week extension on the decision deadline as a starting point. Banks used to be ok with that, but maybe times have changed. Tell them that you are very interested in the offer but want to weigh all options before... 1 week 1 day
BatMasterson: Heard good things from Denver. New...[quote="BatMasterson"]Heard good things from Denver. New industries and capabilities, Denver is so much more than O&G services, as it was in the '80s.[/quote] I moved from NYC to Denver 9 years ago and have never looked back. It was somewhat slow when I moved here, but it keeps getting... 1 week 1 day
Another option would be to offer the boutique a...Another option would be to offer the boutique a short term contract. Tell them that you've accepted the MBB offer, and won't start for 6 months. You just tell them that you'd be happy to work for them on a temp or hourly basis until you start your other gig. Or, what I'd do - take out some... 1 week 3 days
There's not a lot of PE in Denver, and the ones...There's not a lot of PE in Denver, and the ones that are here are pretty small. Excellere - very good performance and a fantastic group of people, although they look for a very specific experience set KRG - not sure if they are able to raise a new fund or take associates any more, they used to... 1 week 4 days
Pharma or med device sales would get you there.Pharma or med device sales would get you there. 2 weeks 4 days
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