Exit opportunities from non BB SS Research

Hi, just wondering how the exit opportunities from smaller specialist firms like (Exane, Redburn, Bernstein) in UK compare to BB SS ER. Firms like Exane have top ranked analysts and seem to produce better research? but don't seem to have the same brand recognition as say GS or BAML, so was wondering how this affects exits into AM/HF?

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May 15, 2022 - 10:04am
finjunky, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Im approaching this with no specific buy side firm/sector in particular - just wanted to know about the general reputation of SS research shops and how the buy side views them? I've heard choosing based on lead analyst is key - will this be reflected in exit opportunities as well?

May 15, 2022 - 10:58am
dickthesellsider, what's your opinion? Comment below:

As long as you are not with some no-namer, third-tier shop, buy side is open to consider you. 

Yes, choosing the lead analyst is absolutely the key (I have written an article on it, you are welcome to take a look at the other content as well). 

However, remember firm and analyst get you the interview. YOU get the job, tying back to your intrinsic ability. 

May 15, 2022 - 10:30am
nutmegger189, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Anyone who matters is going to know who Exane is in Europe lol. Bernstein and Redburn are smaller names but still very recognised (frankly didn't even know Bernstein had a london office tbh).

May 16, 2022 - 6:42pm
StonksAlwaysGoUp, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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