en Routes to Buyside PM <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-228650" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/blog/routes-to-buyside-pm"><img src="" alt="buyside.jpeg" title="buyside.jpeg" rel="image_src" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="56" /></a></div> <p><em> Mod note: This comment was in response to this thread: <a href="">Best Entry Level Job for Running Future Hedge Fund</a> </em></p> <p> think b-school is going to teach you 'in depth modelling skills'? B-school teaches you advanced undergraduate-level finance. It does the same for marketing, accounting, organizational behavior, etc. It definitely does not teach you advanced modelling skills that are beyond what you're going to learn on a desk.</p> <p>If you're a sales professional within S&amp;T, maybe b-school adds some quantitative skills you wouldn't have picked up on the job. But so would the <span class='keyword_link'><a href=";c=cart&amp;aff=44880&amp;ejc=2&amp;cl=175031" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">CFA</a></span>. If you want to run your own fund, I'd say the best background is in research, not S&amp;T.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> buyside PM sellside Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:00:25 +0000 brotherbear 228649 at Operating Partner Compensation <p>Does anyone know how operating partners at portfolio companies at megafunds are compensated? What sort of equity options could an operating partner at, say, Carlyle expect to be awarded over a 3-5 year period? </p> <p>Obviously, the answer is dependent on the performance of the portfolio company in that period and the profit-making strategy employed by the fund itself (i.e. you get options on w% of the company for x% <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">EBITDA</a></span> margin expansion and an additional y% for growing top lines by z% by a specific date).</p> <p>If someone could point me to standard terms (or anything like standard terms) for the sorts of companies in the portfolios of a megafund's largest acquisitions, I would be much obliged. </p> Private Iniquity compensation private equity Wed, 13 Feb 2013 19:47:00 +0000 brotherbear 179129 at Booz Allen Hamilton Advising Bank of America on Wikileaks <p>Has everyone seen this? Looks like BOA is playing strong defense. </p> <p><a href=";ref=business" title=";ref=business" rel="nofollow"></a></p> Consulting Cabaret Bank of America Booz Booz Allen Booz Allen Hamilton Merrill Lynch Wikileaks Tue, 04 Jan 2011 00:29:27 +0000 brotherbear 100657 at No Greater Sacrifice <p>Anyone going to the 'No Greater Sacrifice' charity event this Thurday at Gotham Hall in New York?</p> <p>I will be attending, so if any other monkeys are going to be there, send me a message (or just post here, and we'll figure something out at the event).</p> I-Banking Bullpen charity consulting hedge fund private equity trading venture capital Sun, 19 Sep 2010 02:25:00 +0000 brotherbear 92518 at Booz Allen Hamilton & Booz & Co. <p>For those of you that don't know, <a href="" rel="nofollow">Carlyle Group</a> purchased the vast majority of <a href="" rel="nofollow">Booz Allen</a> Hamilton's public sector practice in 2008. Booz &amp; Co. does most of the work now in the corporate world, though <a href="" rel="nofollow">Booz Allen</a> still does some through carve outs in the non-compete agreement the firms have with one another.</p> <p>I heard a rumor earlier today that <a href="" rel="nofollow">Carlyle Group</a> was going to use a portion of the funds it receives in the IPO it's planning for <a href="" rel="nofollow">Booz Allen</a> to repurchase Booz &amp; Co. Does anyone know anything about this?</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Consulting Cabaret Booz Booz & Co. Booz Allen Hamilton Carlyle Carlyle Group Sun, 15 Aug 2010 01:52:49 +0000 brotherbear 90780 at Dodd Bill <p>Can we talk about the new regulation going through Congress?</p> <p>What does it actually entail? It's a 10000 page bill, but everyone talks about just 1 or 2 points in each article I read. </p> <p>Does anyone have a good understanding of the bill and what might actually get passed?</p> I-Banking Bullpen bill Congress dodd financial reform reform Sat, 19 Jun 2010 01:53:04 +0000 brotherbear 87796 at Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives <p>Anyone have an electronic copy of 'Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives?'</p> <p>I usually keep one at my desk, but it looks like it has been stolen (or maybe thrown away). We have an intern on the desk right now, and he sucks, so I am looking to have him read <a href=";camp=212361&amp;creative=383957&amp;linkCode=" rel="nofollow">Hull</a> and do some exercises before he asks any more questions.</p> <p>Thanks.</p> Traders Train derivatives futures Hull options Thu, 20 May 2010 03:54:46 +0000 brotherbear 86235 at Best and Worst Holidays <p>Mother's day is cack. It's one of the worst holidays of the year.</p> <p>Best holidays:</p> <p>** Steak and Blow Job Day **<br /> ** 4-20 **<br /> 1.) Christmas<br /> 2.) Thanksgiving<br /> 3.) Halloween</p> <p>Worst holidays:</p> <p>1.) Labor Day<br /> 2.) Valentine's Day<br /> 3.) Mother's Day<br /> 4.) Father's Day<br /> 5.) Any anniversary</p> <p>Talk about made-up, bullshit holidays.</p> Monkeying Around Christmas Holidays thanksgiving Thu, 06 May 2010 00:38:04 +0000 brotherbear 85491 at Natalie Portman <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-85367" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/forums/natalie-portman"><img src=" professional.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Natalie Portman The Professional" title="Natalie Portman The Professional" rel="image_src" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="113" /></a></div> <p>Top of my list.</p> Monkeying Around natalie portman women Mon, 03 May 2010 22:06:47 +0000 brotherbear 85365 at Wedding Invitations <p>So...let's say you get invited to a wedding in a city where you don't live. You get a +1 invitation (so you can bring someone). Let's say you're dumb enough to actually bring a date (I'm considering it) who's not a long-term girlfriend. </p> <p>Do I have to buy them pretty much everything all weekend? I don't really care about buying her a plane ticket, and I guess I'd have to purchase two hotel rooms (if just to avoid the awkwardness of explaining that she's sleeping beneath me for the next two nights, and she has no choice in the matter), but is this going to be a 3 day long super date? If so, I'm probably going to go by myself.</p> <p>The girl I am considering is pretty cool, and will probably get along with my college friends, but there's a solid chance my college roommate is going to drop some knowledge on her that I'd rather remain secret, so I wouldn't want to bring her with me everywhere.</p> <p>That's probably not kosher, right? If you bring a date to a wedding in another city (especially one where they don't know anyone), you need to entertain them the whole time, right? And get them their own hotel room, I guess?</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> I-Banking Bullpen date Thu, 08 Apr 2010 02:27:06 +0000 brotherbear 83894 at