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Black or Brown Shoes w/Navy SuitsIf you have a solid Navy suit, is there a rule of thumb for when to wear brown vs. black shoes dress shoes? Does it depend on shirt or tie color? Before someone says it, there are plenty of threads. However, none that definitively provide an answer to my question. Just tryin' to look great... 1 month 3 days
Rolling Suitcase for GarmentsAnyone have any suggestions for rolling garment carry-on suitcases? Been on a few longer (week) trips lately and can barely get my current shoulder garment bag closed (multiple suits, shoes, etc. don't fit well in the simple folding bags). Was looking at a couple by Tumi and others, but wasn't... 2 months 1 week
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Adjustments as a % of Pro Forma EBITDACurious if any experienced guys in IB have seen a deal where a significant portion of Pro Forma EBITDA (call it 40-50%) is adjustments or add-backs? We recently signed up a new deal where that is the case and we have properly diligenced each item and only taken what we feel comfortable with,... 7 months 4 weeks
AE Park Avenues on sale now @ NordstromBeing as it is a classic shoe and the site's favorite, I figured I would give you a heads up. After ordering two pairs for myself, of course. Dark brown and Black only. Happy shopping. 11 months 2 weeks
Chicago guys... Portillo's rumored to be...This is going to be Piper's best M... 1 year 8 hours
JPM seeking $5 billion for One Equity PartnersAny thoughts on who potential buyers could/would be? http://www.altassets.net/private-equity-news/by-news-type/deal-news/jp-morgan-puts-5bn-price-tag-on-one-equity-partners.html 1 year 5 months
Are there any sites similar to Financial Times...Looking for a semi-exclusive site where I can peruse research reports (sell side, macro, whatever). Not looking to pay as we have access to some free ones through CapIQ, but more specific asset focused. I enjoy reading and keeping up with global macro trends and until recently, Alphaville was a... 1 year 5 months
Bachelor Party Suggestions - Need help!Throwing a BP for a friend and I cannot decide on the best place to have it. He wants one "off the beaten path". Looking for: 1) Boating (Lake or Beach) 2) Golf 3) Has to be in the U.S. (two internationals need to stay in order to renew Visa/obtain citizenship) 4) Needs to be easily... 1 year 5 months
Lehman Brothers acrylic plinth from 2000... a...Saw this on reddit and thought there would be plenty here that would find it amusing. http://imgur.com/a/NKnJh Perhaps @"DickFuld" would like to comment? 1 year 5 months

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Fifth Street BDCHere's a good question for your interview... ask them why they exited HFG at a time when the sector is booming? 1 week 3 days
debt ratio and the cost of equityIn your scenario... Cost of Equity goes up, Cost of Capital goes down 2 weeks 6 days
Hudson Advisors - any information?Depends on the tasks/responsibilities. If the analyst is more charged with monitoring the portfolio and checking payment timing, default, covenants, etc. then no. If it is more PM, where you are running models to determine exposure, expected returns, etc. then yes. Which do you believe it is? 3 weeks 7 hours
Search fundsI'm not a fan. 3 weeks 8 hours
Hudson Advisors - any information?Lone Star is the hedge fund that acquires assets. It is not PE. HA services loans acquired by LS. Therefore, HA is more MO. Its strategy is more geared towards passive investing, not active (loan to own). 3 weeks 2 days
Capitaliq/Preqin/Pitchbook pricingNot for our firm. Last time, we were able to negotiate another seat down to $12,500. Perhaps it is cheaper on the buy side since they want that data. 4 weeks 6 hours
What is a good platform for creating pitch books...I'm guessing @E.BIT.DA isn't proficient with PowerPoint. 4 weeks 6 hours
Capitaliq/Preqin/Pitchbook pricingCapIQ Costs ~$25-27K per seat license (you cannot share, it will boot you off if the same account is accessed by multiple IP addresses). Easy platform to use, solid public data, decent MM transaction data for deals over $250mm. Downside is that some of the screening is not user friendly and... 1 month 8 hours
29-year Old Banker Commits SuicideComments on Zero Hedge are pretty sickening. 1 month 1 day
Buyer ListsThere are several resources... CapIQ, Pitchbook, etc. We have three buckets: strategics, pe-backed portfolio cos., pe firms. 1 month 1 day