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Blackstone GSO InterviewFirst year analyst at a HF specialised in debt, out of school in London 1 1 year 1 month
VitacostWhat are everyone's views on this company? 2 years 1 month
Hedge Fund H1B VisaDoes anybody know what the situation is for funds bringing over European analysts over to the US (starting analysts). HR encourage us to go through the process yet how many of these will actually give an offer and sponsor an international vs. people in the US? Think about larger names so BWater... 6 2 years 2 months
GLG PartnersThoughts on them? Have first round coming up for FT in London, for macro hopefully. Read up a few things on Glassdoor but not much more out there so any help would be great. Background: Summers in M&A at a BB and a $20bn+ long/short hedge fund. 1 2 years 3 months
Can the Federal Reserve invest in off-shore...I.e. Provide financing? Or is this usually done by the Treasury? Looked across the net and haven't found anything useful, so just curious if this happens or not. 2 years 4 months
Advice - Interned at a large hedge fundHey guys so a little back up, background in M... 4 1 month 3 weeks
'All Weather' Fund Is Getting Spanked"The Bridgewater All Weather Fund is down roughly 6 percent through this month and down 8 percent for the year, said two people familiar with the fund's performance." (...) "Bridgewater created a portfolio based on two of the four basic economic scenarios: rising growth, falling growth,... 7 2 years 10 months
Game of Thrones vs. Lost?So, as a continuation to this thread: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/breaking-bad-vs-game-of-thrones Only have time for 1 show, recently finished watching Breaking Bad. Really liked it, especially the last 2 seasons. Regarding GoT vs. Lost, will probably end up watching both but out of... 14 2 years 10 months
Why do women get to keep the house?As stated in another thread, I recently started watching Breaking Bad. Been on a marathon and recently started the third season, where (SPOILER ALERT) Walt gets ''kicked'' out of the house by his wife. This is very common. Any of you older monkeys care to explain why these things happen if we... 18 2 years 10 months
Breaking Bad vs. Game of Thrones?Only have time for 1 show, recently finished watching The Walking Dead. Will probably end up watching both but out of the 2, which one would you recommend, monkeys? 58 2 years 10 months

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Good stuff Nefarious, definitely been a long ride...Good stuff Nefarious, definitely been a long ride for me since I joined WSO. 211 3 weeks 6 days
Solid 2nd year GS analyst = 1st year solid...Solid 2nd year GS analyst = 1st year solid associate at any other bank. 13 1 month 2 weeks
Jamoldo: If you do FoF, if you really build a...[quote=Jamoldo]If you do FoF, if you really build a rapport with someone, show you are hungry, smart and willing to take a step back, its do-able. Your edge would be that you are a known commodity - someone who is sharp and they know personally. Much less of a fit risk than some random person who... 145 1 month 2 weeks
I'd be careful with joining a HFoF directly as an...I'd be careful with joining a HFoF directly as an analyst. You'll know why this is I'm sure, but keeping it simple, asset allocation and analysis of fund managers/risk will not help with hedge fund recruiting. You may establish a good network with fund managers but this does not mean they will want... 145 1 month 2 weeks
He got it wrong, did he not?He got it wrong, did he not? 11 3 months 3 weeks
This. x1000 this. Go with the MF, experience will...This. x1000 this. Go with the MF, experience will be priceless and you'll kick ass at the BB interviews if you don't get a return offer. I spent a few months at a credit HF and absolutely killed it in the interview process (I'm at a top group at BX/GS/MS). 7 3 months 3 weeks
1.4x is not high, at least not in Europe. I don't...1.4x is not high, at least not in Europe. I don't know about the US. 11 4 months 2 weeks
Lots of deals in the pipeline, analysts rotate...Lots of deals in the pipeline, analysts rotate between private credit and equity, have a v good relationship with LevFin which feeds them unlike other funds who do not have this advantage, v solid team with smart people. 3 4 months 2 weeks
BRIDGEPOINT!BRIDGEPOINT! 13 4 months 4 weeks
4-5x senior with 5-6x tops structure. Obviously...4-5x senior with 5-6x tops structure. Obviously depends on business/industry but along those lines. Minimum 1.4x FCCR at launch as well. 11 5 months 1 day
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