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Bain's Global PE Report 2014Thought some of you might find this interesting: http://resultsbrief.bain.com/pdfs/Bain_and_Company_Global_Private_Equity_Report_2014.pdf # of deals: Down (though 2012 was inflated due to cap gains tax changes) # of exits: Up fundraising: Way up 1 year 5 months
Alibaba Hiring Strategy - Hungry Kids from 2nd...Thought WSO might find this interesting. The following is from a Slate article about the upcoming Alibaba Group IPO. [quote] The building of the helmsman’s [Alibaba founder and CEO Jack Ma] loyal army started with recruiting. In its early days, Alibaba preferred to hire fresh grads from second... 1 year 9 months
Interview with duffmt6, 2nd Year IBD Analyst, (...Below is the second and final part of an interview with WSO Certified User and 2nd year banking analyst 'duffmt6'. Interview conducted by Asatar. See Part 1 Here. 3) Could you describe a typical day on the job? There isn't really a typical day on the job, but I'll take you through my... 2 years 6 months
Interivew with duffmt6, 2nd Year IBD Analyst,...Below is the first installment of an interview with WSO Certified User and 2nd year banking analyst 'duffmt6'. Interview conducted by Asatar. SEE PART 2 1) What is your background and how did you get into investment banking? I graduated from a top 25-30ish school in 2010 in a quantitative... 2 years 6 months
Americans Tend To Report Longer Working Hours (...Thought some of you might find this interesting. I catch myself doing this occasionally, usually when trying to justify laziness on the weekend. Here is the article. FTA: [quote]People are not very good at estimating how many hours they work, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics... 2 years 10 months
Poor UBSThey just can't catch a break: http://www.slate.com/blogs/breakingviews/2012/03/02/andr_esteves_fetches_a_15_billion_ipo_for_btg_pactual_.html [quote=Slate] Brazilian banking star André Esteves is ready to samba like it’s 1999. BTG Pactual’s boss and part-owner has just signaled his... 3 years 6 months
Probably my favorite David Brooks column everhttp://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/28/opinion/brooks-the-possum-republicans.html?hp [quote=Excerpt] These days the fight is between the protesters and the professionals. The grass-roots protesters in the Tea Party and elsewhere have certain policy ideas, but they are not that different from the... 3 years 6 months
5 Reasons You Should Never Brag on the InternetThought this was particularly relevant on a website such as this: http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-reasons-you-should-never-brag-internet/ 1. Because no one will believe you. 2. Because you probably haven't done anything that important 3. Because someone reading is way better than you 4.... 3 years 6 months
Buddy Roemer Goes Third PartyBuddy Roemer is competing for The Reform Party nomination. Never understood why he didn't get a fair shake at the fiasco that is the Republican primaries. [quote=Slate]It was only seven short weeks ago when Charlie Pierce and I stood in the breakfast nook of the Manchester, N.H. Radisson and... 3 years 6 months
Looking for advice on boutique offerStart in March. Thanks to everyone for the advice. 3 years 6 months

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I'm a big fan of Slate. I'm a big fan of Slate. 1 year 3 months
Hugh Myron: They like to see attention to...[quote=Hugh Myron]They like to see attention to detail in candidates, so I suggest making sure to call the firm by its actual name. [/quote] McArtisan does have a better ring to it, though. 1 year 3 months
Shit, out of Vyvanse again. Shit, out of Vyvanse again. 1 year 3 months
I actually bought a Burberry suit at a 2nd hand...I actually bought a Burberry suit at a 2nd hand store in NYC for ~$100. It was one of those situations where it had already been tailored almost perfectly and was too cheap to pass up. I wear it pretty frequently and you would never know it's a Burberry suit unless you saw the lining in the jacket... 1 year 3 months
goblan: Hernandez: I am also having trouble...[quote=goblan] Hernandez: I am also having trouble unlocking and opening the Excel files...The password given is too long, so I am getting an error that the password is not correct. Please advise. goblan: I tried using the password to unlock the excel docs, but there are too many... 1 year 3 months
Are you socially awkward? Are you socially awkward? 1 year 3 months
zenly: duffmt6: What's the difference between...[quote=zenly] duffmt6: What's the difference between your product and Urban Compass? Excited to see some technology startups entering the mess that is apartment rentals (not exclusive to NYC). Best of luck. Urban Compass is a traditional brokerage firm like Century 21 or Douglas Elliman.... 1 year 3 months
What's the difference between your product and...What's the difference between your product and Urban Compass? Excited to see some technology startups entering the mess that is apartment rentals (not exclusive to NYC). Best of luck. 1 year 3 months
TNA: She was in the hospital for a month The...[quote=TNA]... 1 year 3 months
BeveragedBuyout: As I've said before, I was...[quote=BeveragedBuyout]< As I've said before, I was admitted to a top Master's degree in Europe but that doesn't guarantee me a comparable job after graduation[/quote] I misunderstood and thought you could defer your offer for 1 year. Sounds like that is not the case. 1,000% take the job. 1 year 3 months