| Incentive over and above bonus at my firmHi,
I got a FT job as PE analyst at a Growth Equity shop. It's a young shop started by well known and very deal experienced people... I interned at the firm and they called me back for FT, so I must have impressed them.
Basically, I'm earning a pretty good salary for the country i'm in (i can...|| 2 years 8 months|
| Will M&A activity increase in 2013?Please provide reasons for your opinion.|| 3 years 3 months|
| FactSet - How do I look up IB's and PE firms?Novice user of FactSet, how do I run a screen to find investment banks/ PE firms/ ER firms etc in different cities?
This is for cold emailing and application purposes.
thanks!|| 3 years 3 months|
| How to Troll Your FirmI trust most of you are familiar with David Thorne. I just saw from his tweet that on his actual firm's website, he changed the description of his colleague in the "Our People" section.
His tweet said: 26 days and nobody at work has noticed yet.
http://wyndhammiller.com/people/simondempsey....|| 3 years 4 months|
| Odd situation on ResumeI am interning at a PE firm, but the office houses a PE firm and a VC firm which are legally and operationally two different entities. Though I am technically "employed" by the PE firm I have also been working a lot for the VC firm. The VC firm CEO is also a partner of the PE firm, and the PE...|| 3 years 5 months|
| Revenue and Cost SchedulesAre revenue and cost schedule breakdowns educated guesses or has this information, which is not included in 10 K's, been acquired directly from the company's management?|| 3 years 5 months|
| Office Pet PeevesWhat are some of your pet peeves in the office? E.g. person at next desk chewing gum like a 15 year old Pikey, clicking and smacking.|| 3 years 5 months|
| Annoying Co-workers and Cultural FitThe office environment is one where you spend up to 100+ hours per week next to people you did not choose to spend this time with, and chances are that these people are quite different from you because of differences in upbringing. No wonder cultural fit is so important in Finance.
I have been...|| 3 years 5 months|
| The Non-Target CurseAbout a week ago, I was sitting at my desk at my current PE internship when the partners and the CEO were filling in a questionnaire that an investor (bank) had requested. The specific question that caught my attention was one that asked for the caliber of my firm's current and previous interns...|| 3 years 5 months|
| Thrill-seeking activities under interestsHow do employers view these, and how can one write these under interests?
Specifically for myself, I haven't "specialized" in anything but always look for opportunities to get my heart pumping e.g. skydiving, hang gliding, para gliding, shark cage diving (did it 2 weeks ago), bungee jumping,...|| 3 years 5 months|