Summer internship

Group/Division/Type: Generalist

United Kingdom

Interviewed: November 2019

Overall experience




General Interview Information


No Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

1-2 months

Interview Details

What did the interview consist of?
Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
IQ / Intelligence Test
Please describe the interview / hiring process.
Step 1: Submit CV + answer the following questions
What strategic alternatives might a company have if they do not engage in M&A? *
What strategic alternatives might a company have if they do not engage in M&A? *
In the story of your life so far, what would be the title of your autobiography and why? *
As an intern, what would you like to achieve in your 6 months at PWP? *
What is the one question you would like to ask Dietrich Becker, if you had the opportunity? *

Step 2: Phone interview with HR
Walk me through CV
Why M&A
Talk to me about a recent deal

Step 3: Face to Face interview with HR
1.) Why PWP + Walk through CV?
2.) Explain the products and services we offer at PWP?
3.) What makes you unique?
4.) What made you interested in a career in the financial services?
5.) What has been your biggest achievement?
6.) Tell me a time where you were challenged? How did you deal with the challenge?
7.) Why M&A and walk us through a recent PWP Deal
8.) How do you value a company?
9.) Walk me through a DCF?
10.) What is higher comp ratios or preceding transaction ratios?
11.) In what scenario could we forecast a company’s cash flow past 7 years i.e to 20 years?
12.) How many airplanes leave gatwick on average per month?

Step 4: Assessment Day
1. Three 45 minutes interviews
2. 1 hour psychometric test (numerical/verbal)
3. 1h30 case study preparation + 30 min case study presentation

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