Valence Group Interview Questions

3 total interview insight submissions
Interview Experience (71%)

The Interview Experience is a score from 1 star (very negative) to 5 stars (very positive) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the donut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire dataset.

4
  • Very Negative
  • Negative
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Very Positive
Interview Difficulty (57%)

The Interview Difficulty is a score ranging from very difficult (red) to very easy (green) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. The higher the number, the more difficult the interviews on average. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more insights, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire data set.

2.7
  • Very Easy
  • Easy
  • Average
  • Difficult
  • Very Difficult
% Interns - FT Offers (11%)

The % of Interns Getting a Full Time Offer chart is meant to provide a realistic estimate of the hiring practices of the company based on the reviews at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few reviews). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to the simple company average and away from the average of the entire data set.

Interviews at Valence Group

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Job Title
Group/Division
Location
Experience
Difficulty
Intern
Year 2017
Job Title Intern
Group/Division Mergers and Acquisitions
Location London
Experience Positive
Difficulty Easy
Intern
Year 2015
Job Title Intern
Group/Division Mergers and Acquisitions
Location London
Experience Positive
Difficulty Average
3rd+ Year Analyst
Year 2015
Job Title 3rd+ Year Analyst
Group/Division Investment Banking
Location New York
Experience Positive
Difficulty Average

Interview Questions & Answers - Valence Group Examples

Intern Interview - Mergers and Acquisitions

Anonymous employee in London
Interviewed: September 2017
Outcome
Accepted Offer
Interview Source
Employee Referral
Length of Process
Less than 1 month
Application
1 on 1 Interview
Background Check
Interview
Emailed a senior banker who connected me the appropriate person conducting interviews. I was then brought into the office for 3 back-to-back 1 on 1 interviews with the junior team, a combination of fit and technical.
Interview Questions
Standard technical questions were asked about accounting, DCF, multiples and WACC. Be expected to know some of the finer points, i.e. minority interests, investments in associates and how changes to WACC components affect your WACC and overall value.

Standard technical questions were asked about accounting, DCF, multiples and WACC. Be expected to know some of the finer points, i.e. minority interests, investments in associates and how changes to WACC components affect your WACC and overall value.

Internship Interview - Mergers and Acquisitions

Anonymous employee in London
Interviewed: November 2015
Outcome
Accepted Offer
Interview Source
Applied Online
Length of Process
Less than 1 month
Application
Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Interview
Standard questions such as run me through a DCF, What is FCF?, how do you calculate WACC, what is CAPM, also standard motivational questions such as why this firm, why IB etc
Interview Questions
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Investment Banking Analyst Interview - Investment Banking

Anonymous interview candidate in New York
Interviewed: 2015
Outcome
Declined Offer
Interview Source
Employee Referral
Length of Process
1-2 months
Application
1 on 1 Interview
Interview
Multiple rounds of interviews. Met with 3 bankers during each round separately (Associate to MD). Initial interview with CFO, then techincal interview with associate and then met several bankers on superday.
Interview Questions
Getting into the mechanics of NOL's (extremely detailed questions), questions were more focused on finance theory i.e., M&M theory