| Part II: How to get an investment banking job in...Following my post covering a broad range of questions about the African investment banking (IB)/private equity (PE) scene, I thought I would cover some questions asked of me in more detail.
This is the second of a multi-part series on the South African IB market. This post covers how to get an...|| 1 year 9 months|
| How to make it into Investment Banking, the South...Part I: How to be the perfect investment banking candidate
Following my recent post covering a broad range of questions about the African investment banking (IB)/private equity (PE) scene, I thought I would cover some questions asked of me in more detail.
This is the first of a multi-part...|| 1 year 11 months|
| How to get admitted to H/S/W MBA program with a...Every year H/S/W indicate that their 80% ranges of gmat score include admits with gmat scores below 690
We are repeatedly told by class profiles, admissions consultants, alumni and of course GMAT prep providers that you cannot make it to H/S/W with a sub 700 score.
However, year on year H/S/...|| 2 years 2 weeks|
| AMA: Private Equity Analyst at African Impact...WSO - I would like to share my knowledge on banking/PE/markets in Africa for those in the market and those willing to be party to the African growth story. Could also help for your PE interviews!
Bio: Analyst (3rd year) at MM private equity firm focussed on impact investment in Africa....|| 1 year 7 months|
| Investment Banking is easy!I get this a lot from my brother (Geneticist turned Doctor) and many of my "smart" friends (actuaries, physicists, surgeons, biotech engineers, programmers and mining engineers)
"Finance is NOT complex, all you need to know is:
NPV/IRR; High Risk -> High return; Buy low, Sell high"
"All the...|| 3 years 2 months|
| Banker's graveyardSo what do you after *%#@ everyone over? The world hates you! You've been fired! You can never be a public figure!
Here's were the "Too big to fail" club are today:
[quote=CNBC.com]In the past two years, powerful figures in both Washington and Wall...|| 3 years 10 months|
| MBA @ IE vs LBS vs INSEAD vs IMD vs SaidSo I was thinking....
Since I don't like my savings, where to go for B-School in Europe?
I am 2.1 Master's Degree holder (Valedictorian) from South Africa (like Greg Smith of Goldman Sachs NY Times resignation fame ), with a CFA, 720 GMAT, 3.5 GPA equivalent and 5 years IB experience at...|| 3 years 10 months|
| Top 10 European Business SchoolSo how easy is it to get into a top European Business School as a 2.1 Master's Degree holder (Valedictorian) from Africa, with a CFA, 720 GMAT, 3.5 GPA equivalent and 5 years IB experience at global firms?
Do the diversity points really help?
Particularly at LBS ; INSEAD; IE; IMD; Said;...|| 3 years 10 months|