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AMA: F20 Strategy Director at 25 Y/O

Dedline

Overly caffeinated and procrastinating on some technical writing that needs finishing. My path: * Top 25 Undergrad with concentrations in Management Information Systems and Supply Chain Management with a 3.2 GPA but strong work experience * Four years of grinding through a blue chip...

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Anyone actually like their corporate development job? (Post -IB)

thecoolkid1234

I know most people exit to <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr>/<abbr title="hedge fund">HF</abbr> (coming from my firm) and maybe 1-2 in each analyst class exit to corporate development. I myself also plan on exiting to <abbr title="private...

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FLDP Tech Programs

frog2i

What are the best <abbr title="Finance Leadership Development Program">FLDP</abbr> programs in F500 in tech that are high pay and that have good exit opportunities for B-school afterwards?

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GS Merchant Banking Hirevue

keyboardwarrior

Has anyone ever done the Hirevue for the Merchant Banking Division Summer Analyst Program? If not, what questions should I expect? Thanks....

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Deloitte Corporate Finance Summer Analyst Program

821BFT

I know there are already a few posts about DCF, but I was hoping there might be some new information out there. Can anyone answer any of the following questions about the summer analyst program (mainly interested in the Charlotte location, but any info/advice would be appreciated): 1. Firm culture...

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CS Corporate Insights Group Information

gothicwaffle

Does anyone have any more information about this group? Thoughts / exit opps? It's listed under "Investment Banking and Capital Markets" at CS, but I'm not sure what part of the deal process they come into play. On their website, it says the role works with industry and product coverage groups. Than...

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Most Prestigious Corporate Finance Company

RSB Star

What would you consider the most prestigious companies to work for in a corporate finance role? Just interested in hearing people's thoughts. FAANG?...

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Corporate Finance

satnoianuroxana91

Got 2 topics at uni which I have to elaborate on. Any ideas on what is the best approach to take? -Critique the concepts around corporate capital structure and apply the cost of capital in investment decisions. -Maximise value through the use of appropriate strategies for investment and capital budg...

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At a crossroads of sorts, how should I think through these 2 opportunities

WolverineGator

I'm just finishing up a well-known rotational program for a Fortune 25 company ... one of those 2 year deals where you rotate through 4 rotations in different areas of corporate finance. Well my last rotation was at the corporate level, working in Investor Relations, so I was able to get quite a bi...

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JP Morgan Winning Women Commercial Banking Fall 2018

alam.fahmeeda

Hi everyone! I was wondering if anyone was invited to attend the JP Morgan Winning Women Commercial Banking Fall 2018 program!! I’m specifically looking for anyone from NYC or the general tri state area just to chat and get to know eachother better! I’d also love to hear about your experiences a...

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Background Check for Upcoming Summer Analyst

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IRR What type of interest

michel2662

Hello, I am struggling to understand what kind of interest the excel formula =IRR(values, [guess]) x 12 gives when having monthly cash flows. I have done a simple simulation with an investment of -1000 and a revenue of 87.92 on the next 12 periods on which I get an IRR of 10.00% based on the excel ...

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Engineering to Strategy/Corp Dev: Ideal Master's Program?- MEM from Duke, MS Fin from IU Kelley, or others?

corp-fin-strat

Hey everyone, I'm currently working in a corporate finance role in aerospace/defense looking to break into a strategy or corp dev role within my firm. My employer provides tuition assistance towards a part-time or online master's degree. I have an engineering background with a business minor,...

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Big 4 Audit to Corporate Finance - IBD?

ACFIBD

PLEASE HELP!! I just joined a Big 4 firm in London doing Audit and contracted to complete my ACA as part of my grad scheme. I want to move to IBD (BB or MM boutique) in the near future but I am aware that moving into Corporate Finance is a good stepping stone. I graduated from a top target uni and ...

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At that level do you get P&L responsibility in Corporate Finance?

nbd786

From what I've read, having P&L responsibility is the goal when climbing the finance ladder as it leads to having responsibility of segments with higher revenue with every promotion (if you perform well) and can lead to the CFO spot in an ideal world. I've seen on LinkedIn that Finance Managers of s...

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Coporate Lending - Advice for Model

Justman

I've been assigned to build a more refined corporate lending model for my team. The current model is pretty basic with just some spreads for financial, key financial ratios, and we use Moody Analytics (in our experience not that good). Obviously as we go deeper in the process with certain corporat...

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Exiting Investment Banking to Corp Fin / Corp Strat / Corp Dev

AllBurnedUp

Burner account. Thinking about exiting my lower bulge IB Associate coverage role to a corporate job (finance, development, strategy, or any mix thereof). I’ve spent 2+ years here, top bucket, did my MBA at top 15 program. Open to most industries, but want to stay in NYC. Have a few questions below...

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Do drinking age requirements apply to Super Days?

Mauriceaugust117

My Super day dinner is a few hours away and Im not sure if regular age requirements apply to the drinks. We are supposed to go to a restaurant in Manhattan which most likely serves drinks. The problem is that Im 19, so I won't be able to show id if the waiter/bartender asks. If I mention that Im und...

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Sr. Financial Analyst (Really a Revenue Analyst) at Media/Entertainment Company - Career Options, Where to Go From Here?

RevenueAnalyst

Background: I’m currently living and working in NYC making $80k with up to 12% potential bonus as a Sr. Financial Analyst in Ad Sales Finance at a major TV media company (i.e. Fox, NBC Universal, Discovery Communications, Viacom) coming up on 6 years of various work experience. My career breakdow...

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NPV/Mutual Exclusive Projects

MEmily1105

If you recommend a project that has a NPV of $1 and the discount rate is conservative, how would you respond to these scenarios? Which projects should be accepted or rejected? a. There are not any other mutually exclusive projects. b. Your co worker has an idea for another mutual exclusive project...

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3 statement financial model for Technology SaaS venture backed company

RunningCFO

I am looking for you to share some of your template models for 3 statement financial model for Technology SaaS venture backed company. I have several "founders" of early stage companies that would like me to create such a template. I prefer to not "recreate" the wheel. So if you have templates yo...

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Anyone doing corporate development for a tech company in SF, Seattle or NYC? Would love to speak with you.

earthwalker7

Hi, I used to be in corp dev + IR for a small NYSE-listed Internet company. I'm based in Asia but want to move to the US, and would like to know more about the corp dev scene in SF and NYC. If you're doing corporate development for a tech company in SF, Seattle or NYC I'd love to speak with you....

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CISI/ICAEW diploma in Corporate Finance

madmax86

Hi All I wanted to get a view on the relevance of this certification in the UK corporate finance / development market. This seems like something which some Banks get their staff to pursue on the job. I am not keen on joining the banks but wanted to test if this holds value in Corporate side/ also ...

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JPM Global Finance & Business Management Analyst Program

radmad

Anyone familiar with this program at JPM? Is this essentially middle office/back office? Worth pursuing?...

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BMO Corporate Banking - Toronto

dickiegreenleaf

Hi all, Just wondering if any of you have any advice on applying for corporate banking jobs in Toronto. What will the interview questions be like? I talked to one MD at a BB Canadian bank who implied its almost all behavioral, is this accurate? What should I be reading up on/guides that would be u...

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Difference between Gearing and Leverage Ratio

oqureshi84

My understanding of the gearing and leverage ratio formulas is as below: Gearing ratio = Net Debt/Net debt+Equity Leverage = Total Assets/Total Equity My question is regarding off balance sheet financing. In this situation if a company takes an operating lease or any other off balance sheet asset,...

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Lazard Corporate Strategy division?

throwawaydog

anybody know anything about it besides the job description? not much about it on here. ...

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Transition from front office trader to Financial Planning & Analysis, Corporate Finance

U8MAGUM

Hello, This is my first post on here so I apologize if this ends up in the wrong place or a duplicate discussion. For background into my topic, I graduated from college in 2014 from a "no-name" state school as was hired through a staffing agency as a temp-to-hire in back office operations (trade set...

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From Asset Management to Corporate Finance

bnguyen171

My background: Had an undergrad from a good private school in Utah in Finance major, been working in multiple roles in a major investment bank ( some years in Operation and some in Investment Management). While in IM, I’m doing performance measurement and data management so technically a Middle Of...

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Blockchain M&A boutiques

nordfyr1-.

I have noticed blockchain M&A advisories continue to pop up. Why do they think the blockchain companies owners will sell via them, or someone would want to buy a crypto company not with GS for example but their small operation? What is their competitive edge? Does it have economic worthwhile to c...

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How do I get a job in Corp Development/strategy/strategic finance from my current role at a small cap value HF

Pizz

Long-story short, I really want to get out of my current role into something less stressful but still interesting such as corporate development. My background is I graduated from an Ivy League school, got recruited to a small cap value hedge fund, and I've been here for 2 years now after graduating....

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Most Common Organizational Structures for Finance Function

AubreyMcClendon

I’m interested in hearing about different configurations of Finance functions. In my experience, major Finance roles are siloed, with functions like FP&A, Corp Dev, Treasury/Corp Fin/Cap Markets, and Investor Relations all rolling up to separate leadership, with the FP&A team serving as a central...

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Audit --> Corporate Acct --> Corporate FP&A OR Big4 FDD --> MBA

NYGIANTS99

I have a specific question for my current situation and would be curious to hear what people think: I had ~2.5yrs Big 4 audit experience and then left for a corporate accounting role in the healthcare technology industry. The company is public but still small enough that I wound up splitting time a...

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Corporate Development Perspective: Deal Frequency vs Deal Size??

VforVendetta

Hi all! In an effort to keep this as brief as possible, I wanted to get opinions on Corporate Development roles with a particular focus on the transactional functions of said roles. If possible, I'd love insight from individuals who've had experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity & CD. In sh...

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Corporate Development M&A - Should I reach out to Boutique Investment banks for deal opportunities?

ValuationMonkey

I recently got hired in the M&A department of a mid sized private company (...

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P&C company is an asset manager or what?

Anopportunist

I'm offered to become a CFO of a tiny P/C insurance company and wondering whether I'm sure about philosophy of this business. Company market themselves as a professional service provider, wiki says it's a financial service, and I think it's an asset manager. Do you have a better definition? (I have ...

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What is Commercial Strategy? How does the role fit in a company? How to prepare for an interview?

martinezd8

Hello guys, I have a commercial strategy interview coming up for a F50 company and I wanted to get some more details so that I can show up prepared. Like the title says, in your viewpoint, what is commercial strategy (is it the same as corporate strategy?), how does this role fit in a company, and ...

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Is the CFO Route a Rewarding One?

MichaelScarn

My friend's father is CEO of mid-sized public company. Since it's a public company, I decided to do some totally legal snooping and checked out online how much a CEO like that makes... and was shocked to learn that my friend's dad made $5.2 million last year! I was shocked for a few reasons, but ...

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