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Tax Impact of valuation increase in a startup I...I invested in a startup company that was valued at $2M post-money when I invested in it. A couple years later they are raising more money that will probably value the company post-money around $25M. With dilution from the new financing my shares are now valued at around 7.9x cash on cash gain. (... 4 months 2 weeks
Approaching a well known PE firm with no junior...I have a meeting with a MD at a well know Growth/PE fund (on their 5th or 6th fund with aggregate $2.5B raised). The firm has invested in nearly every successful company you can think of and has been around since the 90's. The interesting thing is it is a 5 months 1 day
Help for a Friend -- Middle Office Associate CompNeed some help. Anyone have guidance on what type of comp this position would grab? Talked to a guys who worked at BLK and he thinks given SF cost of living and the associate roll the MO associate would make all in between $100k - $140k. Thoughts?? Really appreciate any ideas. http://www.... 6 months 1 week
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Help Identify a stock to use for practiceI'm doing some basic modeling and financial analysis practice. Can anyone recommend a public company that meets the following parameters: -Around or below $500M market cap -Very simple 1-2 product business -Minimal historical M... 8 months 2 weeks
Is the GMAT Pill actually legit?Looking for an impartial response. I don't want someone from WSO or GMAT Pill telling me it's great. Has anyone here actually bought and used the GMAT Pill? If so what did you think? Did you use it with other products? Would really appreciate any insights. It seems interesting but I'm not... 9 months 1 day
Offset Vs. Choose functionsOk excel junkies, can I get a definitive argument for why you would use the "OFFSET" function and why you would use the "CHOOSE" function? Thanks. 10 months 6 days
Take private of public company listed in more...I'm curious...as the title states, has anyone seen this where a PE firm takes private a company listed on stock exchanges in more than one country? Any insight into how this works? How does it differ from a traditional take private? Thanks. 1 year 2 weeks
Moving CompensationTried searching around - couldn't find anything so sorry if this has already been discussed. I received an offer from a PA middle-market shop. The compensation and everything is above market so I'm very happy with that. They are giving me $7,500 moving compensation less taxes for relocation... 1 year 6 months
PE and HF HeadhuntersA list of Headhunters I came across. Figured I'd share it. Some don't seem that great, but I've interacted with a few names on the list. Really wish I had this list 2 years ago when I entered finance... Best of luck to all! A.E. Feldman 708 Third Avenue New York, NY 10017 Phone: (212) 324-... 1 year 6 months

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What type of hedge fund strategy have you been...What type of hedge fund strategy have you been doing? I'd argue you have a lot of similar skill sets from the job that got you into your HF (IB for example). 1 week 2 days
All I want to add is if you decide to go the...All I want to add is if you decide to go the route most of the responses suggest is really commit yourself to the idea of transferring. it is easy to get good grades your freshman year while making good friends and potentially joining greek life, etc. Don't settle, transfer to a great school and... 3 weeks 3 days
awesome -- very helpful awesome -- very helpful 4 weeks 1 day
I went from a $500M AUM no name shop to a $2B AUM...I went from a $500M AUM no name shop to a $2B AUM somewhat known shop and am now heading to a $5B AUM brand name shop. Happy to share thoughts over PM. My summary comments are: - Comp isn't everything as it tends to true up in the long run for guys with really great experience - You can make... 1 month 1 week
Do one of the below Tumi's or similar and you...Do one of the below Tumi's or similar and you will be a very happy man. Going on 4 years with one of these and still looks great. Also, my principal after 7 years with the same bag had the shoulder strap rip out of the bag and Tumi fixed it for free. It's just a great quality for the long term... 1 month 2 weeks
Here is my response to why I went to my non-...Here is my response to why I went to my non-target: 1) I grew up in a small town and went to small schools; I really felt more comfortable going to a smaller college and school XYZ really gave me the opportunity to develop myself 2) Able to do all the things I wanted to do, ranging from being a... 1 month 3 weeks
There are plenty of people that do undergrad and...There are plenty of people that do undergrad and masters at the same school (think Kelly at Indian or Wakeforest) and are already well followed by IB programs. If you're in one of those types of programs then no, don't take the GMAT. Build your network... 1 month 3 weeks
Had one of the three head MD's at Bain Capital...Had one of the three head MD's at Bain Capital once say to me "PE FoF's is where you go to die. Don't ever go there. It will never help you get an investment professional role". While extreme, that was a direct quote from a guy that has run a MF PE shop since the mid-80's. 2 months 2 weeks
Maybe I can contribute something. I'm a 1st year...Maybe I can contribute something. I'm a 1st year associate at a MM PE fund and just accepted a lateral position at another fun rather than applying to business school. Here is my thought process: There are times when business school is more important and less important. Assuming we agree... 2 months 3 weeks
Not have followed my high school girlfriend the...Not have followed my high school girlfriend the college she wanted to attend, a non-target none the less... Would have taken more accounting (preferably minored in it) Would absolutely join Greek Life again 3 months 1 week