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Blackstone to Spin Off Financial Advisory Business[quote] Blackstone to Spin Off Financial Advisory Business Business to be Combined with PJT Partners, Paul J. Taubman to Become Chairman and CEO New York, October 10, 2014. Blackstone (NYSE:BX) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a plan to spin off its financial and... 10 months 2 weeks
Houlihan Lokey FAS Reading up on HL FAS on their website, specifically there Transaction Advisory Services listed under FAS. How similar is this to what TAS groups do at a Big 4 firm? Obviously it would be better to do it at HL given its brand as a bank vs. the Big 4, but on the HL website it even says "unencumbered... 2 years 9 months

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mogel: BEAST MODE TRADER: So it seems as...[quote=mogel] BEAST MODE TRADER: So it seems as though I have not encountered many individuals in my age range (25) that have interest in this. I love the capital markets and think this is what I want to do. Currently a Sales Associate/Assistant at a MM bank and really enjoy being on the... 10 months 3 weeks
Fairfield has 100% placement from their...Fairfield has 100% placement from their Accounting program, which is one of the stronger ones in the area. Finance, however, not so much. Don't expect a significant PE/VC presence recruiting at Fairfield. Can't speak to Depaul. 1 year 8 months
Most people who get on CAS start right after FMP/...Most people who get on CAS start right after FMP/RMP. It is competitive, but assuming you take care of business within your rotations in FMP, it is very attainable. RMP is in the early stages of its existence (3rd year) so its tough to truly assess what's going on. Within GE, CAS is the fast track... 1 year 8 months
Was in a similar spot as you. Feel free to PM me...Was in a similar spot as you. Feel free to PM me with specific questions, but I would say Big 4 is in fact more aligned with what your looking for. 1 year 10 months
In terms of keeping in touch with high school...In terms of keeping in touch with high school friends, I started a Fantasy Baseball league with 9 of my buddies from high school. We've had this league since 6th grade actually, and we've kept 7/10 original members in tact over the past 10 years. This is a great excuse to bring everyone together at... 2 years 6 days
Not in a football league, but my Baseball league...Not in a football league, but my Baseball league is as such: 10 team league, 100 buy in each. Regular season champion 100 back. Final Tournament champion gets 700, second place gets 200. I've never been a fan of this payout structure, but I've always gotten outvoted. Curious to hear what... 2 years 6 days
Do consulting and don't look back. Trust me....Do consulting and don't look back. Trust me. TheBlueCheese hit the nail on the head with what you do at GE. Most people try to leave FMP to go to shops like the ones you mentioned above, and not vice versa. 2 years 1 week
My thoughts go out to his family & friends....My thoughts go out to his family & friends. Rest in Peace. 2 years 2 weeks
In terms of why it's well regarded, it's got the...In terms of why it's well regarded, it's got the GE Brand which is obviously world-wide-recognized. Furthermore, comparative to some others, I think it has a more proven track record of being the fast track within the company to a leadership role, as the majority of senior level people there... 2 years 1 month
Valuation vs. TS/TAS are a different ball game...Valuation vs. TS/TAS are a different ball game from what I've seen. Some Val shops will take you without any experience and a finance major, whereas some TAS roles want the 1-2 yrs of Audit Experience. Obviously this is situation dependent, and it is possible to get into TAS without the Audit... 2 years 2 months