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Career Advancement Opportunities

June 2021 Private Equity

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  • The Riverside Company 98.5%
  • Apollo Global Management 97.7%
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  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 96.2%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

June 2021 Hedge Fund

  • D.E. Shaw 98.8%
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  • Point72 93.8%

Professional Growth Opportunities

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