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Company Interview: UBS AG - UBS Corporate Client SolutionsThe interview questions asked for a description of a current UBS deal, as well as a number of competency questions. I cannot remember the exact questions asked, as I have interviewed for other positions since that time, but there were many competency based questions. Consider their values and any ac...
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I have no idea how to startI finished high school in another country and moved here. I started working in a restaurant just to cover my bills and focused on classes thinking it would be enough. however, I never did an internship or got any experience in my field, and I am graduating next semester. I don't know where or how to...
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Company Review: General Electric - GE FMPInteresting industry and diverse experience. good ability to interact with senior mgmt and add to finance skill set. Expectation of taking corporate financial courses on the side. firm is more political than merit based...
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Future of the business world- CS or finance?Monkeys You know, AI is so damn powerful that McKinsey said a lot of jobs will be replaced by AI or robots in 2030. Lawyers, accountants and financial analysts etc will be replaced Being a person working in finance world ,whats your opinion in it? BTw i am considering to take master degree. Is it be...
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Commercial Banking Exit OpportunitiesI am sure that this has been brought up several times on this thread, but I am in the process of helping my girlfriend transition out of Commercial Banking. She's a Credit Analyst within Corporate Banking at a mid-tier, yet large regional bank. Frankly, she's completely 'over' working in the space a...
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Company Interview: Deloitte - Business AnalystCase interview was the most difficult - involved a lot of quantitative thinking and structuring of thoughts. As I interviewed for the corporate strategy group, case involved real-life internal Deloitte strategic initiatives, related to which venture would lead to the most revenue for the different l...
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Company Review: Accenture - Decent first jobGreat vacation time offered, and they let you work from home 3-4 days per week. Working from home allows you several perks such as being able to travel and work where you want, get your laundry done during the day, etc.. Working from home can get lonely, especially at the junior level. Being part of...
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Company Review: Bank of America Merrill Lynch - BOA FMAP InternshipBank of america gives you lots of perks in office. I really enjoyed my supervisor and they worked hard to give me relevant assignments. . Lots of long hours and irrelevant work in excel. I did a lot of risk analysis so it got decently boring. ...
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Company Interview: JP Morgan Securities - FADPResume review with 3 interviewers. Why JP? Why FADP? What is your weakness? What are you strengths. Most of the questions were behavioral and the interviewer was trying to determine the best fit from personality standpoint and assess your education background. What is your long term plan? How do you...
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Company Review: JPMorgan Chase - Summer AnalystThere are a lot of nice people. Even those who I met during my interviews were very kind and willing to help.. The work wasn't really what I was expecting. I wanted to do some more technical tasks. However, I am still able to take on roles if I ask....
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Company Interview: Public Financial Management - Summer InternNo questions were really that terribly difficult. I would just recommend knowing how to best answer the "Why PFM?" question and knowing what it is they do. Other than that, I got a lot of behavioral questions like "tell me a time when..." or "how does this experience relate..." etc. Come well-dresse...
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Citi Commercial Banking RouteHey guys I just had an interview for Citi's commercial banking analyst program and wanted to know a bit more about the two groups in terms of description, comp, and exit opps. The two groups are client coverage and cash & trade - (this a a rotational group between cash management and trade sales, ...
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More enjoyable: FP&A vs. TreasuryAnyone have experience in one or both that can chime in? Currently in FP&A now and it feels like a churn and a grind relatively often. Thinking treasury might be a more enjoyable next step with a still fairly decent career path. Thoughts?...
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What exactly do Corporate Brokers do?So I'm considering applying to this MM firm and they have a position in a department called 'corporate finance, capital markets and corporate broking'. I'm familiar with the first two but what exactly does corporate broking entail? Hasn't broking slowly been in decline since the 1980s/90s? What are ...
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Bank of America FMAP workI just received an offer from BoA for their FMAP program and I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on the actual nature of the work I would be doing there as well as if it's possible to move outside of their corporate finance roles and into GWIM or trading after you graduate from the progr...
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Company Interview: JP Morgan Securities - JP Morgan Corporate Analyst ProgramThere were no unexpected questions per se, but they asked me how to make pivot tables and how to program some basic VBA programs because I mentioned advanced Excel skills on my resume (not a lie). I also was asked by both interviewers on my worst and best team experience. Both interviewers read thei...
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Company Review: JPMorgan Chase - Summer Intern Corporate Analyst- Seniors within the firm were very accesible, even across other programs - Structured mentorship program. - Not able to rank what division youd like to work in - Did not know what office would be placed in until 1 month before (headache for apartment hunting)...
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Company Review: Shell Oil Company - Quite Satisfied industry intrigue, project scale, M&A activity, personal time for studying/projects, vacation time, diverse teams with myriad academic backgrounds and credentials. potential to become stuck in the industry, most roles are accounting focused, corporate politics, lack of brand cache outside of O&G...
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Investment thesis: structure and contentHello, for some time now I have been looking for examples or guidlines for a good investment thesis for corporate M&A or PE deals. So far, I have only found sources regarding HF investment thesis, for example (can't post actual links cause I'm new): A write up of WSO member "Simple As". A "mebf...
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Company Interview: NASDAQ OMX Group - Java DeveloperExpected to know about the company's products and asked basic java questions. The questions the interviewer asked were actually quite easy had I studied basic Java principles. If you know your Java, the interview questiosn will be a breeze. Expect questions about OOP principles and if you do say you...
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Becoming stuck or 'type casted' in a certain industryHello all. So I’m a CPA looking to expand my career into FP&A. (I currently have a role that does financial reporting and financial analyst work.) I may have an opportunity to land an FP&A role for a large financial services company (wealth management). Specifically, in their shared services gro...
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Company Review: Morgan Stanley - Intern.It was a great summer. Working with very smart people. Tough working environment, but they all support growth.. As an intern, you do a lot of busy work. But you are able to listen in on a lot of big calls, and that was cool....
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Do many summer interns live in student housing?I've heard of companies lodging their summer interns in downtown student housing. It would be great to live with interns from other companies. Anyone ever do that or heard of this? ...
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Company Review: Deutsche Bank - Jacksonville IB Jacksonville, the disaster recovery location, offers great on-the-desk training for analysts with limited prior experience. Major downside is lack of integration with team as working remotely. Hours are much better and pay is similar after taxing (perhaps better since no state income tax in Florid...
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JP Morgan Rotational Finance Program - InternshipHi everyone! I hope that everyone is doing well. I was offered a summer internship with JP Morgan in a rotational finance program in NYC. The title of the program is Global Finance and Business Managment( I cant link because I am new) This seems like it would be a mix of corporate finance and manag...
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Corporate Social ResponsibilityGreat info- I think anyone who’s worked for a larger corporation will appreciate this post and understand how important it is to be a winning company!...
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Company Review: Wells Fargo and Company - SatisfiedManagement is very involved in the development of the its interns. I appreciated the formal training programs and working on meaningful deals.. I wish I could have been involved in more facets of the credit underwriting process and further developed in areas of interest....
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Exit opps from post-MBA finance at a big tech firm?Very interested to know what the exit opps look like for someone who did 1-2 years of post-MBA finance at a major tech firm (Amazon/Apple/Microsoft/Google/Facebook). Will he be stuck in corporate finance or can he transition into hedge funds, private equity, etc.? ...
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Company Interview: Accuracy - 1st Year AnalystOn the phone call they were making sure I knew the different types of due diligence (they are usually involved in those in transaction services). They asked me in depth about the deals I worked on in previous internship: deal structure, parties involved, what I did on a day to day basis. I mentioned...
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Revenue Share AgreementsI work for a corporate advisory firm and we are faced with negotiating on behalf of a client. The funder is a big corporate who is looking to get more customers for its services but does not want to take equity risk. Traditionally you would expect the funder to rather structure a debt-investment int...
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JP Morgan Global Finance and Business Management ProgramI was offered a position in this program, and I was wondering if anyone knew anything about it with regards to exit opportunities, what you do, etc...?...
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Company Interview: D.E. Shaw - DE ShawThe most difficult part was regarding how I used philosophy to supplement my other parts of my resume, including research and work and why I pursued the philosophy studies when much of my background was in the sciences. Because most of my philosophy studies were done during my freshman and sophomore...
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GE's FMP in 2017In exploring this forum I've seen a lot of praise for GE's FMP and seemingly a general consensus that it's the top financial leadership development program. However the most recent posts I've seen about it are from 2013 and GE has obviously suffered a lot since then. Have GE's woes affected the qual...
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Company Interview: HSBC - HSBC1. Write an email to reply your manager based on some information given in 7 minutes and after that, pitch the product to your client by comparing the two other similar kinds of product in 3 minutes (video recording). 2. Video recording: You're new to the company. How will you build your network or ...
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Company Review: Capital One Financial - SatisfiedCompany had Great Hours Was part of a Smart Team There was an Excellent commitment to employee growth . Seemingly Low Trajectory post 5 years of work at company Manager determines experience at company for most associates...
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Comcast Finance Internship RecruitmentSo I interviewed with Comcast last Thursday for their finance internship in Philadelphia. The interview was over the phone and took about 20 minutes. Im wondering if anyone else who has applied/interviewed for the position has heard back. HR told me they were planning on taking 40 interns and that ...
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Corp fin- how to calculate terminal value for this project?Project- Establishing a chloromethane plant in Gujrat,India Cost of debt 8% After tax cost of debt 6% Cost of Equity 13% WACC 7.8% Cash Outflow Year 1- (150) CF Year 2- 0 CF Year 3- 18 CF Year 4- 24 CF Year 5- 39 CF Year 6-39 CF Year 7-39 The plant life is 20 years. If I have to calculate the NPV...
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FP&A Manager to Corp Dev or Strategic Finance Role?I have about 5 years experience, I left big 4 audit as a senior and I'm now the FP&A manager at a small (~30-50M rev), fast growing company. I would love to move into corporate development, but I lack the M&A experience that will likely be a barrier to entry. It's not necessarily the M&A that inter...
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Highest paying industries for corporate finance?What are the highest paying industries for corporate finance? Ie as in tech, defense, CPG, and media...
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Bloomberg Video Interview-2018 summer InternshipHi, I just received Bloomberg's video interview request and wondering if anyone have done it in the past and what kind of questions will be asked. Thanks!...
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1st year FLDP - thinking about quitting the program. Help please.Hi everyone, Just as the title states, I'm thinking about quitting the program soon. A little about myself: I graduated from a non-target university with a average GPA with a degree in Finance. Like a lot of fellow students, i didn't really know what i wanted to do with my life. By the time i lear...
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Company Interview: PNC Financial Services - Corporate and Institutional Banking Summer AnalystGeneral walk me through your resume type of questions for the most part. Almost entirely behavioral in both the on campus and super day interview. Each interviewer was very casual and laid back and it felt far more like a conversation than an interview. Only non behavioral question was focused on ho...
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Company Review: JPMorgan Chase - AssociateGood reputation( it’s the largest B.B. in the world) Comparatively fair pay ( salary is good but bonus is so so). There is no clear career track given by the management ( unlike big 4 you know where you will be at)...
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Company Review: JPMorgan Chase - 3Good reputation Lots of internal opportunities Comparatively fair package(base+bonus) Good colleagues. Not good training system(have to pick up knowledges by myself) No good mentor program(no one will guide you)...
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Sumitomo Mitsui Corporate Banking AnalystI have an interview for an analyst position at the SM Corporate Banking group in Los Angeles this Thursday. Just wondering if anyone could share insight on their process/interviews/reputation. Thanks!...
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Company Interview: Deloitte - Project Controller Summer ScholarThe first round behavioral portion was fairly simple. The only unexpected questions were during the second half technical interview. For example they asked the difference between absolute and other cell references. Also they asked how a pivot table worked and how you could utilize one to present inf...
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Company Interview: Citigroup - Corporate Banking summer analyst at CITIWhats a time you've been given feedback and it's given you an insight into yourself? What's a time you've shown leadership? When's a time you've worked poorly in a team? What is your view on the Catalonia situation; Who do you think is in the wrong? Do you think the UK government should reverse Brex...
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PwC Corporate Finance Case Interview Hello everybody, I have an upcoming interview with PwC's corporate finance division. First round is a video interview of two rounds, one behavioral and one case study. The second interview, if the first round goes well, will be in-person, presumably some combination of behavioral, technical, & cas...
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Anyone at GE that can give a low down of what is going on?Anyone in the FMP or similar program that would want to shed some light on the recent announcement? It sounds like your guys' comp is changing and I would expect a lot of your colleagues to be poached and jump ship....
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Company Review: Microsoft - Microsoft Product ManagerThe work life balance is probably the best part about working here. You have minimal hours and higher pay than consulting first year out. Your comp ramp is probably lower, though.. Your colleagues are less engaged and don't work as hard as a traditional consulting firm or big 3 shop....
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Company Review: Amazon - Corporate FinanceHours are not bad, no travel required, surrounded by amazing campus of buildings and incredibly smart people. Daily work is very monotonous, promotion system is whacky, just general grunt work sucks but you'll get that anywhere...
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Capital One Financial Rotational Interview Two weeks ago, I was informed that I made it to the second round of interview for the financial rotational program. As part of the interview process, I know there will be another case interview, and Im wondering if anyone has any helpful hints or experience with the case interviews at Capital One. ...
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Company Review: IBM - IBM Financial Analyst Co opHours were good, the people were some of the nicest coworkers i have been around, the work environment was quite laid back. Quarter close was always tense, IBM systems were terrible and slow and recorded incorrect data, my manager was not very communicative...
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Anyone have any opinions on the Walmart Strategy and Finance MBA internshipCorporate Strategy and finance is my back-up if I can't get into consulting, but I'm having trouble finding salary information and internship opinions on a lot of the corp 500 roles. ...
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What's Left for FLDPs?Senior at an extreme non target here, gotten some interviews for F100 fldps but haven't gotten any offers yet(either made it to superday and came up empty or didn't get to Superday). I realize that F100 might be ambitious given my background of extreme non-target and not having any internship that a...
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Company Interview: ICF International - intern pos at IWWBOPolitical views were hardest as an org they had to be neutral. but i have a wrong answers meaning, i said which side i was leaning towards and basically bashed the other side which you never ever want to do. I was killing myself after the interview when i realised it. also software based experience....
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Facebook Finance & Business Operations Analyst - Onsite InterviewHello everyone, I have an on-site final round interview at Facebook for their Finance & Business Operations Analyst Rotation Program for new graduates. I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on topics they may cover, potential questions, or any other advice you have to offer. Any help wou...
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Wells Fargo Superday FAPHas anyone heard from the Wells Fargo FAP superday on 10/25 in Carlsbad? They said it would take a while I just wanted to check in if anyone has heard. ...
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Company Interview: Deutsche Bank - Deutsche Bank - GTO1. Since all the 1-to-1 business interviews were behavioural and fit based, and the questions are fairly similar, I tried to varied my answers a bit to avoid sounding repetitive. 2. Got asked about current financial news of different countries 3. Got asked about Deutsche Bank's corporate culture/ne...
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Company Review: Microsoft - Microsoft internThe level of responsibilities is important / Great team environment / Interesting project regarding Microsoft' new cloud strategy.. As this is a huge company, there are plenty of processes. Therefore, decisions tend to take a long time to be implemented....
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Enterprise Value formula vs. Enterprise Value from DCF?This might be a really basic question. But I was just wondering: the formula for Enterprise Value as we all know it is debt + equity + MI - cash - Inv in Unconsolidated Entities. However, what is the difference between the enterprise value calculated using this formula vs. enterprise value that y...
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Starting in a corporate development rotation- resources to develop knowledge prior to starting I am currently in a FLDP and have the opportunity to do a rotation in corporate development- M&A next May. My previous rotations have been in FP&A and I had studied accounting in school, therefore I have no experience or knowledge about M&A. I am hoping that when I start my rotation in 7 months that...
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Amazon 2017 Finance Diversity Leadership SummitHas anyone applied or heard back yet from Amazon for this program? Also, does anyone know how they select candidates?...
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Disney Corporate StrategyDoes anyone have information on their 2018 Analyst program interview timeline? Also, I know this job is quite prestigious, but would you recommend it over a Tier 2 consulting job if media isn't the industry I want to work in definitively?...
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Cargill Corporate Development or KochMonkeys, I want to know what the reputations are of Cargill's and Koch's Corporate Development Teams (also Koch Equity Development) are. Cargill's associates on LinkedIn look stacked from M7 schools which is surprising given it's Ag and in Minnesota. Koch's associates I could beat with a butterni...
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Company Review: JP Morgan Securities - Corp Strat JPMGreat group environment and strong choice for those who are intellectually curious about fin services. Hours, ability to enact change quickly... it is a large company and changes typically take forever to actually happen...
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Company Interview: Morgan Stanley - Finance Summer Analystsomething I wasnt expecting was calculating NPV and IRR, however i heard not all candidates in that intern class were asked that question, otherwise most of the questions were behavioral interview or "fit questions designed to see if you fit in with the company culture, which i feel is quite young a...
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Which position is better for career development?Hello guys, I’ve got two offers however they’re different roles . One is FP&A and the other is fund operation associate. There’s not high difference btw the pay so I’d like to focus more on the career development. I’ve been a fund operation analyst a few years and I actually didn’t lik...
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Company Review: United Technologies - UTCAwesome company that makes cool products. Great place to get a strong understanding of different areas of corporate finance.. Can often me tapped for opportunities that you may not be interested in or in areas you may not want to move to....
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Cost of borrowingHello! I’m stuck on the two questions related to the cost of borrowing and will be grateful for any advice. Q1. Which loan is cheaper? Given two loans with exactly the same amortization profile. Say the first option is domestic currency loan at 9% p.a. and the second one is 4% p.a. in USD. The...
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Company Review: Morgan Stanley - Great Internship ExperienceGreat company culture and learning opportunities for interns. Coworkers were all intelligent, friendly, and from diverse backgrounds.. The hours are typically longer for employees but they go by very quickly because you are constantly busy and not bored. ...
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INTERVIEW: JP Morgan Middle Market Banking & Specialized Industries Intern Super dayHey guys, I just got invited to for super day at JP Morgan for the middle market banking and specialized industries internship. I don't have a particularly strong finance technical skills, so it'd be great to hear if anyone went through the same interview, and possibly share their experiences!...

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