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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 2 2 years 1 month
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... 10 2 years 5 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... 10 3 years 2 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... 29 3 years 2 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... 10 3 years 6 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... 2 4 years 1 month
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... 10 4 years 2 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.... 12 4 years 2 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... 2 4 years 2 months
Looking for advice on boutique offerStart in March. Thanks to everyone for the advice. 13 4 years 2 months

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Have a few shirts. Quality is decent and fit is...Have a few shirts. Quality is decent and fit is pretty good, but it's basically made to measure. Not competitive on pricing in that sense. Also, not a fan of the high pressure sales, but am a fan of having them come to my office to tailor clothes. I would say C+, maybe B-. 24 1 month 2 weeks
dbid: Thanks for the input guys! But let's say...[quote=dbid]Thanks for the input guys! But let's say that I do get the offer, should I accept it? Like zeroblued said, it seems like it's nearly impossible to get out of the back office. =/[/quote] That question would be highly dependent on your other options. 11 1 month 2 weeks
It's not that hard. Stop being a puss.It's not that hard. Stop being a puss. 60 5 months 1 week
I plan on one, maybe 2 nights of studying for the...I plan on one, maybe 2 nights of studying for the 63. Taking it on Saturday so I'll let you know how it goes. 60 5 months 1 week
Maybe you should just lie about your GPA. It's...Maybe you should just lie about your GPA. It's gotten you this far... 329 9 months 5 days
I have told this to a few people and it's just my...I have told this to a few people and it's just my personal opinion - Do not put CFA Level 1 Candidate anywhere on your resume. It looks really really dumb to anyone familiar with the test (everyone). With that said, I understand the urge highlight the fact you have committed yourself to finance/... 43 1 year 8 months
I'm a big fan of Slate. I'm a big fan of Slate. 8 1 year 11 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. 5 1 year 11 months
Shit, out of Vyvanse again. Shit, out of Vyvanse again. 45 1 year 11 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... 13 1 year 11 months
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