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PE Advisory/Syndication to Principal InvestingHey guys. I currently work as an analyst at an MM Boutique, executing M... 2 years 1 month
How long before you closed your first deal?Hey guys. Its been a month since I started working at a MM M... 2 years 5 months
Need help!! What exactly is Private Equity...Hey guys. I signed an offer with an MM Boutique/PE Advisory firm last week. Had to work hard since I was working in Ops. Finally made it. However, I have a few questions and clarifications and am hoping that you guys could help me out. The firm where I am going to work does PE syndication/PE... 2 years 8 months
How do you value a firm?? An industry wise take.Hey guys.. Had my IB interview at a boutique today.. I had one specific question that has been haunting me all through the day now, "How do you value a software company?" I gave an answer stating that although all 3 methodologies could be used, in case of a mature and well established firm, DCF... 2 years 11 months
How do you dodge the We are not hiring point?Hey guys. Ive been cold calling and cold emailing boutiques. 95 percent of them have responded stating, "we're not hiring". Have any of you faced such situations? How did you guys manage to over come it? Is there anyway one could change or influence their decisions via cold calls and emails... 3 years 1 week
Can life get any worse?Hey guys. Just wanted to voice out my concern and seek for guidance. I dont know what to call my situation? Desperate? Maybe. I am from a Non Target in India. Main probelm is that I fooled around in college and didnt know the difference between operations and front office. Therefore I didn't do... 3 years 1 week
Differenciation in courses Hey Guys. This is my first post on this website and great to see all of you. I was astonished by the various career paths that one could take to get to IB. I have one similar dilemma and would be grateful if all you experienced guys could help me out. I am planning to apply to LSE and... 3 years 6 months

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What Goes Up Must Come Down ... Right?Damn. The title of this thread is very misleading. . 2 years 2 weeks
JPM Treasury and Securities ServicesThey have their seperate B/O and F/O divisions. The revenue model is very interesting. It is a lot to do with providing retail banking and cash management solutions to corporate and HNI's. Worked here for 2 and a half years. PM me for queries. 2 years 1 month
JPM Global Corporate Bank (IB & TSS joint...[quote=Flake][quote=torreador]It changes a few things internally. Prior to moving to an M... 2 years 1 month
JPM Global Corporate Bank (IB & TSS joint...It changes a few things internally. Prior to moving to an M... 2 years 1 month
JPM Global Corporate Bank (IB & TSS joint...Sorry to bump in. Yes, this is true. TSS and IB merged and it is not called J P Morgan CIB (Corporate and Investment Banking). The main motive is to merge the Operations depts of TSS and IB, cross train employees, cut costs, etc. It wouldn't affect the Front Offices though. Except, they might pitch... 2 years 1 month
Admit to HEC Paris - Masters in International...[quote=16rl]First of all, congrats; its a great programme, you should not have much issues getting a job in France, given you manage to secure a work visa. A study visa will not be a problem tho, HEC is VERY well known in France, the immigration office shouldn't make much fuss. From which... 2 years 1 month
Admit to HEC Paris - Masters in International...It is a very good course. However, not sure if you should attend it given that you have 22 months of work ex in consulting. Depends on your ultimate goal. PE Shops in India worship ex consultants. Maybe you should try there and then head for an MBA in a couple of years. I am just saying this as I... 2 years 1 month
How long before you closed your first deal?Thanks for your responses guys. 2 years 5 months
Sh*t People Say (to CFA Candidates)How much does CFA cost? - Ridiculous. Its probably priceless. 2 years 6 months
Return to Private Equity post MBA from Chicago...This is just my opinion on B School and PE.. The brand name of a B School lasts beyond the placement cycle or placement season. Yes, it is difficult to land a top PE gig at the placements in a B School. However, there is life beyond this. Places like Bain Cap and Blackstone (At least in Asia... 2 years 6 months