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Corporate Finance/Strategy jobs with great repuations?

yeaboi223

WSO, Are there any firms that have particularly stellar reputations for their corporate finance or strategy divisions? I know of Disney, but not sure of any others. Any that have great placements for Bschool, or are just known for being great spots to start out at?...

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Large private tech FP&A vs. Small public industrial corporate development/strategy

zxq94

Hi all, Looking for a little advice on my potential next moves. I am currently finishing up a couple years in valuations at a big 4 firm and am looking for my next opportunity as I know I don't want to do valuations specifically for the rest of my career. I am still looking, but currently getting...

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Post MBA Oil & Gas Corporate Finance

jpn16

Does anyone have insight into the post MBA corporate finance or strategy roles at any of the oil majors such as Exxon, BP, Shell, Chevron, etc? I am interested in finding out more relative to recruiting, comp, and lifestyle. I have seen a couple threads related to this but most are outdated or not t...

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The logic behind going into a Corp Dev/Strat for work-life balance?

Question Throwaway

I gotta lay a question on you guys cause I've been thinking about this for a while. So most people who go into BB IB or MBB Consulting exit into a corporate job sooner or later because only so many get to stay in a PE role after MBA. And even afterward almost nobody makes Partner. So the people w...

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Calculating FCFE

walduxas

Hi, when calculating FCFE, capital expenditures (fixed capital investment) has to be deducted and net borrowing has to be added. However, what about given loans? I'm working in construction company, which has many construction companies (SPVs) in their group. The company which I'm analysing regularl...

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Corporate Development Interview for a Top Aerospace & Defense Company. Please Help

Accrual King

Fellow Monkeys, I have an interview coming up for a corporate development role with a large aerospace & defense company (Lockheed, Boeing, United Tech, General Dynamics) and would appreciate any insight on what to prepare for in terms of potential questions or skills tests. To give you more context...

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The Media War Between Comcast and Disney

Passionate Investor

In the Reuters article, [Comcast Tops Disney With $65 Million Bid For Fox Assets](https://www.reuters.com/article/us-fox-m-a-comcast/comcast-offers-65-billion-to-lure-fox-from-disney-bid-idUSKBN1J92Z2), stated that Comcast out bided Disney $35 a share to $29.18 a share. Disney didn't respond immedia...

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Disney + 21CF = is it really a merger?

Forzafaithful

Today I received the small text book of information deemed relevant for the shareholder vote about the Disney and 21st Century Fox Transaction. It's been commonly described as a merger but given that 21CF would merge with a Disney subsidiary (created for the transaction) to then be a subsidiary whol...

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Early Career Next Steps Inquiry, FLDP and beyond

sumgrad99

Hi all, I work in corporate finance in NYC. I went through a 2-year FLDP and have been in my roll-off position for a year next week (3 years work experience). I work for a very well known global manufacturing company in the Fortune 100 (not GE). I'm not quite sure what to do next in my career but ...

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Choice between Corp Dev & Corp Strat pre-MBA?

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BO intern working 12/13 hour days.. Need advice

orange1777

I intern for a BB and my hours are usually 6:30am-7pm. Every other intern in my division is doing a 9-5, but my boss wants me to be first in and last out. My team is made up almost entirely of consultants from outside companies. If I were to take a full time offer, I would not be put on this team ...

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Prudential - Corp Dev / M&A

MBrown52

Has anyone worked with this group before? They reached out to me a couple of weeks ago, trying to see if it's worth a discussion. Anyone have a sense of their culture, work / life style and balance, compensation, and overall the group itself? ...

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Am I underpaid (FP&A)?

BoringFinanceGuy

Hey all, I feel as though there's the chance I'm underpaid in comparison to my peers. Thus, I would appreciate WSO's feedback on the matter. To summarize at a high level: High(est) COL Region 7 years total experience 5 years total "finance" experience: 3 years BB middle office ops (past), 2 year...

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Anyone here work in pricing?

Trader_Joe

Back in December I accepted an FP&A role at a F500 biotech company for after I graduate. About two weeks ago I received another phone call from HR saying they had a “networking” opportunity for me and set up a phone call with a finance manager in pricing. I thought nothing of it, just a inform...

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Wells fargo intern to full time offer

Chronicles9697

Does anyone have experience in working with Wells fargo in their enterprise Finance program and recieving a full time offer after the summer before senior year to return full time? I'm currently in the program and I can't find information anywhere about interns receiving full time offers or it being...

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FP&A or similar roles for startups/growth stage?

Soros

Are there typically roles that focus on managing the growth through financial analysis, dashboards, investor relations, fundraising, and similar strategic activities? I mainly see controller or CFO, and maybe outsourced book keeping in small companies, but wasn't sure if there was something I'm mi...

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Information regarding World Bank and IFC Analyst Programs.

Razzle Dazzle

Hi. I am trying to understand the selection criteria for both analyst programs in WB and IFC. Currently I am working in Corporate Banking (SMEs) and only have a couple of months of experience. I live and work in a developing country, member of WB. I see that the programs ask for a maximum of 3 years...

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Receiving No Work

Monkeyboti

Hi. I've been interning in this company for three weeks now. However, I have not received any work beside calculating past P&L on excel for the company's different business model, which took me two days. I got sick of sitting on my desk for whole day, doing nothing. What should I do to get more work...

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Corp FP&A Tech Career Path

JohnQ.Public

So as the title mentions, I am hoping to get some advice on the typical career path in corporate finance. Background: Started as an intern at a very mature F100 tech company in Fall of 2015. Transitioned into a Business Analyst role from Fall 2016 to Early 2018. Using that experience, I was recent...

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FP&A exit opps

Real Marcus Halberstram

Its been a busy time since I joined the FP&A team as off-cycle intern. Although pretty funny, the role is very cyclical. What are usually the exit opps? By the end of the year I have to start an MSc.. my goal is to end in buy-side. (I will do the CFA L1 this Dec) PS: I'm working in a F100 compa...

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How I made the leap from Operations to Corp Dev

corpfinesse

Monkeys, I figured I would pay my respects to this forum by thanking everyone for their insight, and knowledge; as well as their willingness to share both. Just for some context, I played lacrosse at an unheard of non-target that was essentially a community college. I graduated with a 3.9, and didn'...

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How to break in Corporate Banking behind the line

DollarSign T

I'm sure that this has been answered plently of time, however I haven't come across it so here it goes.... I'm a late bloomer (early 30's), I know what I want to do (Corporate Banking), but I don't know how to get there. Hopefully, someone can show me another way, or some better insight. Late 2013,...

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Structure and Comp of the levels in Corporate Job

wallstreetpop98

Can anyone tell me what the structure is like at Corporate jobs and what comp looks like at each level? Thanks....

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Switching Corporate Development Industry Focus

Undergrad1

Hi WSO, Just had a quick question regarding switching industry focus within the corporate development space. For example: if I was working in an entry-level corporate development position (Analyst/Sr. Analyst) within let's say Aerospace/Defense, then tried to switch into the corporate development...

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Modelling impact of 'free carry' on other investors' returns

uwais-razack

Hi, I'm from South Africa, and we are expecting new mining legislation that empowers historically disadvantaged groups. We expect the legislation will require x% of ownership (equity) in mining companies to be 'given' to local communities i.e. these shares will be allocated to local communities on a...

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Need some recommendations/ suggestions!

Andreas-Vouliakis

Hey guys, I am a current junior going into my senior year of college and I am looking to be an analyst with a firm in Manhattan preferably. Had a slide dip with grades but should be graduating with over a 3.0. Can anyone please help me into how to land an analyst position with a firm in NYC? I w...

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What is the difference between PwC Deals and Consulting?

confusedmonkey777

What is the difference between the deals group at PwC and the consulting group? I'm very confused since both seem to perform the same kind of work...

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Big 4 Valuations/FDD

XLMonkey

I recently secured an associate role in a Big 4 transactions team (FDD), and have a few questions: - In terms of exit opps to buy-side, would TS or Valuations be a better option 2-3 years down the line? I understand valuations can involve a bit more technical work (modelling etc), and may look to tr...

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What are the best low stress well paying finance jobs?

kaltheomalen

I was wondering what are some good low stress jobs for finance majors that are decent paying. The only stress free job that I can possible think of in finance is value investing. Any advice would be great I am currently going to college for financial management it be nice to have an perspective fro...

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I got my first interview for a Financial Analyst position, what should I focus on for the interview?

Nicholas P.-Timberlake

I just graduated with a degree in finance and have been doing applications. I just heard back from a company, and they want to interview me about as position titled "Decision Support Analyst". I'm wanting to brush up on my financial knowledge a bit before the interview. Those of you who work or have...

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Current Post-Merger Integration Consultant - Corporate Exit Ops?

Mr. Bob Dobalina

The pay is is great, but I'm over the travel. Colleagues have mostly left for other firms (and big pay bumps), but I'd really love to get out of consulting and sleep in my bed every night. The vast majority of my experience has been on the execution piece of the M&A lifecycle (target operating mode...

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Accounting for 50-50 partnerships

Kamoroun

Where can I read more of case studies involving accounting for 50-50 partnerships e.g Mergers&Acquisitions acquiring not more than 50% of the target? We are creating a shell that will buy 50% of a company and have challenges around accounting & reporting for the shell post merger. A similar case s...

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PLS HELP: JPMorgan Corporate Banking Analyst Graduate Program

summershine

I am doing a Commercial Banking summer intenrship in HSBC right now. Ideally i want to apply for **JPMorgan Corporate Banking Analyst Graduate Program **(https://careers.jpmorgan.com/careers/global/en/programs/corporate-banking-fulltime-analyst) in September this year. I find very rare information a...

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How can we buy 51% of this target?

Kamoroun

Long story cut short. We are doing a buyout of a target company (PRIVATE). The target is owned 50% by one company and 50% by the Government and the government wants to sell the 50% stake in a privatization move. However we are interested in gaining some control hence we want a 50+% stake. The only ...

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Need advice how do I get rich in accounting/finance

businessdude101

Little background I am an accounting student with programming skills in VBA and SQL. I am thinking about becoming a mortgage broker when i graduate shortly. Or should I become an accountant that specializes in technology? I spent alot of time and effort learning how to program(more than I even wan...

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Advice on my Internship

Monkeyboti

Hi. I'm a sophomore who's currently interning at Corporate Development Team, and have a goal to land in investment banking. Currently, our company is trying to land in different PE firm, and the company has started the deal process like a month ago. However, as an intern, I have not been receiving a...

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Exit Op after Strategy in Large Tech Company

oathk

Hey everyone, I was wondering if anyone can share some insight on the exit ops after working within a strategy role in tech giant. A little bit of background regarding myself, I came from a Big 4 background where I grinding it out in audit and left in my senior year (yr 3) then I was able to join ...

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FLDP programs with less of an accounting focus?

cubbies1

Hey all, I just finished up my junior year and have an internship lined up for the summer, but I am starting to prepare for recruiting in the fall. I am looking into FLDP programs, but I know that accounting is not something I want to end up in, and I've heard a lot about some programs having a main...

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Corp Strategy in BB/EB?

Anonymous Monkey

Hey all, I'm interested in potentially going into corporate strategy after a few years in IB. I've read through a few threads on corporate strategy in investment banking firms, but I was wondering how the corporate strategy experience would be like in EB (Lazard, PJT, etc.) compared to BB. Would the...

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Appropriate Salary Range Sophomore Corporate Finance Intern

frog2i

Hey wanted to know what is an appropriate salary range for a corporate finance intern as a sophomore and will a fortune 500 company yield a higher salary?...

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