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HF CarryHow does carried interest work in practice at a HF? Do your LPs write you a check for the amount of returns that you generated, even though technically it is a paper return? Or is the carried interest paid through the fund (ie. GP has to sell some shares to pay itself)? Any difference for... 2 3 months 4 weeks
PE in Asia / HKDoes anyone work in PE in Asia / HK? Currently in PE now but curious about opportunities in the region. If anyone is willing to drop some knowledge, it would be much appreciated 12 2 years 7 months
NYC Housing - 4 bedroom share in the East Village...My roommates and I are moving out of a 4 bedroom / 1 bath elevator building in the east village on 13th / 3rd. It's a great location downtown and near a ton of bars and restaurants. The apartment is clean and all the rooms are decent sized and good value for the price and location. It's a... 1 3 years 1 month
CPA / accountantDoes anyone have a good CPA / accountant for taxes in Manhattan that they can recommend? Feel free to PM me. Thanks! 3 years 1 month
Buyside in HK / AsiaDoes anyone work on the buyside in HK? Currently work in PE in the US....thinking about making the move out to HK for a few years. Would be interested in talking / PM-ing to anyone who's out there or has been out there 3 3 years 4 months
Percentage of PE Associates from IBDI know the landscape is changing and that PE recruiting will be different than the past, but I'm just trying to get a gauge of the number of PE opportunities that exist relative to IB analysts on a historical basis. So here's the rough estimate for how many analysts there are in BBs and other... 12 7 years 2 months
JPM vs GS West CoastGuys--would appreciate some insight between the two firms for the summer. GS Pro's 1. GS is GS 2. Strong TMT presence Con's 1. Potentially low offer rate?? (can anybody counter this?) 2. Low job security...rumors of analysts getting the "1 yr" program, IBD -> HR placement, et al... 10 7 years 2 months
JPM SFAnybody have any comments on how strong this office is? I know they have a tech and m&a team, but don't know anything else. How about its TMT group vs GS/MS/CS? 3 7 years 3 months
Contact GoodwillHey guys, Here's the scenario: I have been exchanging emails with an alum for a few months and when summer recruiting came around, I asked him if he could help, and he apparently sent a referral to HR for me to be interviewed. I got the call and was told it was for the Finance division of a BB... 2 7 years 3 months
Sales & Trading Clarification For those who are knowledgeable about this business, could you please provide some clarity on what sales and trading encompasses? I have a clear understanding of the investment banking division and equity research. However, I only have a very general understanding of what goes on underneath the... 13 7 years 4 months

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While we are on the topic of California schools (...While we are on the topic of California schools (with exception to UCLA, UCB, Stanford), how do mid-level UC's (think UCI, UCSD) compare with USC? USC is ranked higher by US News, which I am aware does not hold a whole lot of weight--but would it be as hard to get into BB coming from USC compared... 113 1 year 12 months
just some additional color -- at our firm we...just some additional color -- at our firm we interact w/ SAC from time to time in the context of our public companies, and just about every time, there are comments from our management teams about how SAC analysts ask very uncomfortable questions 30 2 years 2 months
Thanks compbanker, very helpfulThanks compbanker, very helpful 45 2 years 4 months
Compbanker / mbavsmfin, Curious to hear your...Compbanker / mbavsmfin, Curious to hear your thoughts on Booth as it relates to buyside opportunities and any geographical limitations (eg Midwest only) Thanks! 45 2 years 4 months
GPA definitely plays a role for pre MBA pe...GPA definitely plays a role for pre MBA pe recruiting. There are firms that care less and firms that care more, but as people have said in this thread, MFs can have their pick of the litter. The reality is if you're in a "top" IBD group, you probably interviewed well when you were in college and... 12 2 years 4 months
SSits -- thanks so much for the very...SSits -- thanks so much for the very comprehensive reply -- very helpful 12 2 years 7 months
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I'm just starting to explore the possibility of...I'm just starting to explore the possibility of doing some time in Asia and am generally looking to understand the below. By way of background, did 2 years of IB and am currently in the midst of a PE program. Also -- just some context behind this, I am really thinking about working in HK as... 12 2 years 7 months
DLJ merchant banking is dead. Everyone left and...DLJ merchant banking is dead. Everyone left and they have zero capital to invest. 3 3 years 6 months
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