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Learning Curve For A Lateral Hire (no Training!!)I graduated in 2009 from a top-10 school and wasted about a year in consulting before I realized I wanted to transition back into finance. I was fortunate enough to find a great position despite the awful market and am starting in a couple of weeks in the principal investments/merchant banking arm... 4 years 9 months
Job Interview BrainteaserGot this at an interview at a reputable hedge fund and blew it: You're walking up a hill at 6am and finish at 6pm at the summit. The next day you start walking back down at 6am and get to the bottom of the hill at 6pm. What's the probability that you cross the same point at the same time on both... 4 years 10 months
Waller Capital IBD BoutiqueJust wondering if anyone has heard of Waller Capital. it's an ibd boutique focusing on TMT... probably no one but figured i might as well ask 4 years 10 months
development in alternative energy (not really...I was wondering what people thought about industry gigs. I am considering something at a renewable energy place where a lot of the associates seem to be ex-bankers. I don't have banking experience and I don't really want to be a banker, but I do want to develop some solid valuation skills and... 4 years 11 months
How to focus on work when job huntingHello, I graduated in 2009 and have been working in consulting over the last year. I am now trying to transition into the banking or hedge fund industry and started looking for jobs three weeks ago. I actually have had some pretty good results, but haven't found what I've been looking for...... 4 years 11 months
Advisory + P/E hybrid boutiquesHello, I was wondering what people thought about advisory + p/e places. From the website of these firms it seems like they do both pure advisory and growth equity investments. An analyst would be doing both, so it would be a good way to gain ibd and private equity experience. Are there... 4 years 12 months
How long to accept a post-graduation job-offer?Hello, I have been out of school for a year working in consulting and am going to switch back into finance. i received an offer from 1 hedge fund this week and just interviewed with the other one this morning. i was wondering whether I can postpone my decision until I receive from firm 2. A year... 4 years 12 months
Deciding between two funds. help?Hello, I am trying to decide between 2 hedge fund offers (only have 1 yet, but likely to get both very soon) and would really appreciate your help. I graduated from a top university in 2009 and for some reason (stupidly) chose to do economics consulting at a well-known econ consulting firm over... 5 years 2 days
Real Estate Investment Banking Interview helphi. i have an upcoming investment banking interview with a MM real estate bank. i was wondering how best to prepare. i couldn't really find any material on real estate DCFs on the internet. should i be prepared for standard finance/technical questions or anything unusual geared toward real estate?... 5 years 3 months
how does interest expense run through the balance...My friend got this during his final round interview. I'm not sure what the answer is other than through the income statement (subtracting it before taxes). Thanks 6 years 10 months

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great thread guys. i heard chevron commercial...great thread guys. i heard chevron commercial development internship class got killed for full time offering rate. given the current state of oil markets what do you guys think about hiring? 8 months 3 weeks
first of all if i assume you're probably doing...first of all if i assume you're probably doing more of a DCF rather than an LBO because you'd have the cap structure already set and just be modeling out the cash flow to equity, but to your question... I agree with NewGuy that if it's essentially an operating business expense then it should... 3 years 5 months
Given that you are posting this in the Consulting...Given that you are posting this in the Consulting section makes me wonder whether it's even worth it to begin preparation... lots of information on this if you do a search! 4 years 9 months
well i think you just picked two of arguably the...well i think you just picked two of arguably the most elite hedge funds (imo the top 3 are greenlight paulson and pershing) so I would say that the chances are between 0.000 and 0.005%. i know paulson likes hbs kids but doubt its through formal OCR. Basically then get the resume books of hedge fund... 4 years 9 months
can't tell if this is for entertainment or you...can't tell if this is for entertainment or you are really looking for the answer. anyway the answer is in crack's heard on the street book and involves double bagging. 4 years 9 months
10xleverage: Guys I just want to say that this...[quote=10xleverage]Guys I just want to say that this has been fun, but it has been difficult for me to keep up with all the posts and PMs although I have tried my best to respond to all of them. Especially as I have to get back to the real world this Monday I will not have nearly enough time to be... 4 years 9 months
10xleverage: lolercoasterrr: Here's another...[quote=10xleverage][quote=lolercoasterrr]Here's another fairly specific question... If someone (i.e. me) does do merchant banking before business school as an analyst, is it still necessary to do pre-mba p/e for post-mba p/e? Personally I spend a year out of finance after undergrad and was dinged... 4 years 9 months
Here's another fairly specific question... If...Here's another fairly specific question... If someone (i.e. me) does do merchant banking before business school as an analyst, is it still necessary to do pre-mba p/e for post-mba p/e? Personally I spend a year out of finance after undergrad and was dinged a year when I made the switch. The bank... 4 years 9 months
thank you again for all the answers today!! thank you again for all the answers today!! 4 years 9 months
Thanks for the reply. Really appreciate it! Thanks for the reply. Really appreciate it! 4 years 9 months