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Certified User ChatCertified User group is down again.... at least for me 1 year 6 months
Certified User ChatWhere did the link for the certified user chat go? 1 year 7 months
DellAnyone have any good trading ideas around Dell? Closed today around 13.36, below Silverlake and Dell's recent offer and around 5% lower than Icahn's offer of $14. 1 year 10 months
MWW Buyout Target?I remember a few months ago MWW was looking at potential suitors, with the stock so low could this be an option again? 2 years 3 months
Moving to AustinI'm changing teams and am moving to austin, anyone have any nice places in mind close to the city? 2 years 11 months
Malcolm GladwellMalcolm Gladwell is an awesome author, just finished Outliers a week ago and almost done with Blink. If you hate reading like me but enjoyed Freakonomics, you would absolutely love Outliers, explains why Chinese kids are better at Math and when Pilots are most likely to crash. Random post I know... 3 years 1 month
Talking to a senior guy at a MFI have a friend of a friend who is a VP at a mega fund and is willing to talk to me about his background, etc. Looking for some advice from guys at larger PE funds on the best way to handle the call. I'm currently a 2nd year analyst on clean tech pe fund. 3 years 6 months
Kids that ride my trainHow much does a 1st year analyst (or whatever they call themselves) that works at a place like PowerShares make? I ride the train with some of these guys every once in a while and am just so fucking curious how much they make? I'm a nosey son of a bitch, what can i say... 4 years 2 months
Ronnie is Such a BitchWow, i know there is a Jersey Shore thread already but i just feel like Ronnie needs his own thread for everyone to easily express their hatred for him. 4 years 2 months
What to doIn the spirit of every 3rd post asking what some clown should do in a given scenario i pose a question...Chicken or Fish tonight for dinner? Both are thawed in the fridge and both will be going in the oven covered with shake in bake...Just can't seem to pull the trigger, what do you think will give... 4 years 3 months

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Worst Interview experience?Did the original post get deleted? I'm confused. 4 days 7 hours
REPE Promote Calc[quote="GentlemanAndScholar"]Any time there is a circular reference you will need to turn on iterations.[/quote] Should be fairly easy to write a formula that doesn't have iterative calcs. 6 days 6 hours
REPE Promote CalcAdd in a row that captures total economics, this is used as one of the ceilings in a catch-up formula. For example, if you had an 50/50 catch-up over a 9 pref. with a 20% profits being the max to the gp, you'd have pref. and ROE formulas and then you'd have a formula that basically says =min(total... 6 days 6 hours
Ask Me Anything: REPE Investment ProfessionalWhat are your thoughts on a RE portfolio management associate role at a megafund? 1 week 5 days
REPE Interview Help: Modeling and Periodicals[quote="IRRelevant"]1). Biznow is good, you can register for free and select the market(s) you are interested in. 2). NAV is used for valuing REIT stocks and not property level deals. If you are talking about a property level deal you will likely be using the income approach (direct cap or DCF)... 2 weeks 4 days
Resume Critique- I'm looking to move into...Looks good but i'd try to add more details regarding your modeling ability and/or structuring of deals. 2 months 1 week
Finished Busy Season in B4 Audit: AMAI can't not think about the movie "The Break-Up" where she goes on the date with the accountant and he talks about "The bizz". 2 months 1 week
Lawyer to PE deal team (survey) - how did your...Pros: Awesome at writing Cons: Get caught in the weeds, have zero modeling ability, and typically lack finance knowledge. 2 months 1 week
Superbowl recap...I had $500 on the Pats so I was pretty pumped. 3 months 3 weeks
My guide on how to get a hedge fund job out of...[quote=DaveMCR] Lexington55: How large is the fund? Sorry if you mentioned it already and I missed it Midsized, $75M[/quote] $75M is not midsized, $75M is essentially a family office. Even if they are getting 2% that's $1.5M per year in fees and 20% of the profits on a 2x fund would be... 4 months 2 days