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Site Broken? Chrome? Mac?I'm not sure if its the site, chrome, mac, or some combination thereof, but the site has been pretty messed as of late. What is the cause of this and is there a fix? 2 years 8 months
Anyone Been to the Dominican Republic?Has anyone been to the Dominican Republic. I was thinking of going down there for a week or two in May. Any recommendations? 2 years 10 months
Mars and Co MBA InterviewHas anyone interviewed/worked at Mars and Co or know anyone that has and can shed some light on the experience. Finding info is impossible and I might have a final round coming up soon. I just have no idea what to expect from the case. For example, BCG/Bain cases are driven by the interviewee where... 2 years 11 months
Iphone Apps to Practice Case (Math) Interviews?Does anyone have recommendations on iphone apps to practice mental math for case interviewing? I know I've seen stuff online in the past but can't find them now. Thanks. 3 years 2 months
Flow of Funds QuestionI have some questions on how funds are structured to pay out LPs and GPs. I also posted this in PE forum bought thought some Hedge Fund guys might have insight as well. 1. Do preferred rates pay off total invested capital or off total invested capital less the placement fee. For example, if... 4 years 7 months
Flow of Funds QuestionI have some questions on how funds are structured to pay out LPs and GPs. 1. Do preferred rates pay off total invested capital or off total invested capital less the placement fee. For example, if there is a 5% placement fee on a 1 million dollar investment, does the preferred rates pay off... 4 years 7 months
Peru Elections: A Case Study in Emerging Market...I have been living in Peru for the past two years and have been able to learn so much about the country, culture and economy - there is so much more to Peru than Machu Picchu. Unbeknownst to me, and probalby most for that matter, is that Peru has had a white hot economy for the past decade. Its... 4 years 8 months
Bschool: Loans vs. SavingsI did a search and couldn't really find any good discussions on this topic. But for those that are applying and those that have completed an MBA how do you/did you pay for school. Did you dip into personal savings or only use loans. I have about 1/3 of the cost all in saved up but don't know... 5 years 3 weeks
Thoughts on NYU Stern - For those the knowWanted to see what people in the know thought about NYU. I have applied to Columbia, Wharton, Kellogg and Duke and was thinking about doing a last minute NYU application (basically all of my essays will crossover). How is NYU perceived. Is it basically considered the school that Columbia kids... 5 years 4 weeks
What's going on at Columbia?This is too funny and pretty damn sad. Apparently first year wannabe bankers at Columbia need to be told about personal hygiene and how to dress. http://dealbreaker.com/2010/10/columbia-reminds-b-school-students-to-brush-teeth-remove-tacky-cufflinks-before-interfacing-with-potential-employers/ 5 years 3 months

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high hopes: most come / are poached from BB...[quote="high hopes"]most come / are poached from BB background.[/quote] No fight in this game but isn't this misleading. Most EBs are relatively new - obviously to get MDs that are gonna be day one Accretive they need to poach. Can't comment on how Jrs and their career development is being... 3 days 9 hours
Articles like this are akin to investing based on...Articles like this are akin to investing based on quarterly earnings not long term fundamentals. Silly. I can't wait for 2017/18/19 when hedge funds are crushing, especially in the distressed space, and all talk of the town is the great return of the hedge fund. 2 weeks 2 days
Highly recommend the Vulture Investors by Hilary...Highly recommend the Vulture Investors by Hilary Rosen - I don't think its that well known but its a great book for anyone interested in credit, specifically distressed. It's basically a history of the distressed game told in story form, a la Michael Lewis. 4 weeks 21 hours
HF manager strategy: 1) start small firm, do deep...HF manager strategy: 1) start small firm, do deep diligence, have a concentrated portfolio, make market realistic/manageable trades -> crush your returns. Make money off performance fees. 2) take track record, raise a shit load of money, have returns drop but who cares because you... 1 month 2 weeks
What type of credit work are you doing, ie fund...What type of credit work are you doing, ie fund strategy? What are the aspects you do/don't like? As said above, hard to understand with out details. I'm at a distressed focused, some high yield, fund and personally like it a lot more than transaction based work. 1 month 2 weeks
undefined: Obviously, the investment didn't...[quote="undefined"] Obviously, the investment didn't work out and that's why as you are hired as the RX guy but you get to see what they look for in their investments and get access to their investment memos.[/quote] This comment is misleading and in many situations not true. Yes, some guys are... 1 month 2 weeks
That question is likely only driving at the...That question is likely only driving at the creation multiple of the company through your tranche of debt vs. valuation multiple - also whether or not you'd be the fulcrum. That said there are a ton of things that are tied to distressed that you could build on. Cap stack (tranche, ability to... 1 month 3 weeks
I summered at a ~7bn AUM HF and joked with...I summered at a ~7bn AUM HF and joked with classmates that if offered to stay on I would have. Getting a similar offer is exteremly hard. I think to the extent that you can 1) not "drop out" but take a leave of absence, and 2) you are securing a job that is very difficult to get, i.e. high... 2 months 3 weeks
I'd hit...just saying.I'd hit...just saying. 3 months 2 weeks
While I haven't been keeping track, I definitely...While I haven't been keeping track, I definitely have to log back in on occasion - two weeks seems about right. 3 months 2 weeks
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