Private Equity associate

3rd+ Year Analyst
at Platinum Equity

Group/Division/Type: Investment Banking

City: Los Angeles, United States

Interviewed: September 2018

Overall experience




General Interview Information


No Offer

Interview Source


Length of Process

Less than 1 month

Interview Details

What did the interview consist of?

Phone InterviewOther

Please describe the interview / hiring process.

I received the interview through a headhunter. The first round was with two associates, both over the phone. The second round was a case study. The send me a company and had to build an LBO on a company and answer 6 questions within three hours. No template, have to build one from scratch.

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