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AMA - Credit Analyst (Multi-Strat Credit Fund) >$5bn Fund

TurnUpforWhat

Have been on-and-off <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> for a while now, thought it was time to give back. Feel free to ask away Background: previously in a top <abbr title="Restructuring">RX</abbr> group (PJT, <abbr...

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Feeling lost due to lack of guidance/support as a junior analyst

beginnerkinner

Couple of weeks ago the 1st year passed since I joined this L/S equity hedge fund, c.a. $100m in assets with global mandate. We're based in Europe. I joined here upon graduation, with some prior experience in private equity/consulting. Day 1, the PM I work with literally told me to find...

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Silver Point Recruiting?

interning_monkey2

Have an interview with Silver Point for a position directly out of school. Saw some threads that mentioned them in the past, but nothing too substantive, What do people think of the firm? Are the people smart? Do you learn a lot? How's it compare to banking or PE? Thanks!

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compare these jobs for me

mj

looking into a fulltime job to start next year, but i'm not quite as knowledgeable about the top positions out in the market as some. two that I know to be very appealing and top shops are DE Shaw('s fundamentals, i'm not a math phd) and Goldman's SSG. what are the other places that are on that ki...

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BB Prop Trading or HF??

deckone

What's your take, which one would you preffer and why?...

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the definitive money thread

seenoevil

The oasis dataset is clouded with standardized banking monkeys. There's a lamentable lack of data points on HF compensation - let's put some numbers out there. Base / Bonus / Year in HF (SB if first) / Years elsewhere / MBA (school) / strategy / hours 60k / 0-100% / 10k / 2 / N / deep value / 40-6...

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st. louis?

hoffmag2

Hey everyone. I got an interview for an internship this fall at a shop here in St. Louis that I really have no clue about. Anybody heard of Apollo Capital Management? I've tried looking them up, but only get the PE firm (which I don't think this is related to). The job posting says its a hedge f...

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Hedge Fund List

InspectHerGadget

I need a listing of all hedge funds that invest in private companies. Private placements, PIPEs, debt, distressed debt...doesn't matter what vehicle, just that they do it. Geography doesn't matter so long as they invest in US companies. Thanks!...

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Grosvenor Capital Management

utbojangles

Any info on this fund? I don't see any info on their websites, on this forums, or in the news. I called, but the firm seems pretty shy to open up....

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Has anyone heard of IIG Capital?

Soon2Bgreat

They specialize in trade financing in emerging markets. Part of a the larger International Investment Group (IIG) I believe. Anyone familiar with them or heard anything? (positive or negative) Thanks....

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Comp Questions

wharton05

Background: I left banking for the HF world, and joined a $3.5bn multi-strategy fund in NYC. I work on the risk arb/event driven desk, with nearly the focus nearly all on risk arb right now. Our levered book is $1bn, and there is just me and my PM making trading decisions (my PM is not a partner)....

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Renaissance Technologies Junior Summer Internship Question

jbauer

Has anyone heard of Renaissance Technologies and/or knows if they have college undergrad summer internships?...

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Knock at Hedge fund's door

challenger

Hi, everyone I browse the whole forums but haven't found any information about introduction books to Hedge fund. I am doing computational physics: basically some simulation and statistical analysis. But now I am trying to learn finance by: options, futures and other derivatives by John Hull Stocha...

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Compensation Question - Working in IB for 1 year

bbanalyst

I have been working in IB at a bulge bracket firm for 1 year. I now have an offer from a startup hedge fund (open a few years, around 500 mil AUM). What should I request for compensation? What is going rate for that? Hours are 7 30 to 7....

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How advantageous will working in a Funds of Funds firm be for anyone?

Priyankakv

I know funds of funds invest other's money into profitable managers that can supposedly beat the index at times and yes it gives returns like equity being that its cash. I even know the ways these funds of funds make money (from the investor, the clients.) How smart is it to work in a funds of funds...

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Hedge Fund to BB

big13will

I'm a year out of B-school (top 25) and have been gainfully employed since but not in the industry of my choice (Biz Dev instead of Finance). I've been trying to weasel my way onto Wall St. but since I don't have a hardcore (on-paper) Finance background it's been tough. An opportunity has been pre...

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Do Hedge Funds go Doody?

laxn103

Hey I was wondering if hedge funds make doodies. Let me know if the people who work here make normal bowel movements....

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NYSE broker or BB desk trader?

deckone

Which of these will give you a better learning experience that is more relevant to transfering into a HF? I can see how a desk trader at a BB manages risk by hedging and a NYSE floor broker for a BB does not, but the floor broker is present at the point of sale and is much more aware of how prices r...

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Goldman Sachs Hedge Fund Securities Group

waltersobchek

Anyone familiar with this? I believe its a Fund of Funds ($6 AUM I believe), but I may have the opportunity to get an internship there next summer. Is this division a place that I can learn a lot in (as a rising junior undergrad), or would I more or less be doing office work? I ultimatley would li...

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Do Hedge Funds Trade?

laxn103

I am wondering what kind of trading and the amount hedge funds do as compared to say one of the big banks (i.e. Lehman, Bear, etc.) and if trading in a HF is exciting and fast as it is in other places....

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Attn Jimbo and other S&Ters - Sales in Hedge Funds

newbie2banking

IS it possible for sales people to enter HFs? If so, what position exists for them there? Are some HF strategies better suited to Salespeople? ...

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HFs with PE side-pockets

newbie2banking

I have read about HFs that also do PE plays. Anyone have any names off the top of their heads?...

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Sorin Capital Management

utbojangles

Anyone know anything about recruiting process/culture/prestige of Sorin Capital? Their website sorincapital.com doesn't offer much information. The only information I've found is that it was the first hedge fund to be given a rating from Moody's. That's it. Anyone got any more information? Anythin...

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salesman, trader, or sturcturer?

deckone

which of these (in a BB) is the better path to a HF?...

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Hedge fund and Private Equity

arcane

Hi I will like to know what exactly does it mean when a company is doing hedge fund and private equity advisory(distribution)Thanks!!!...

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Top Ten List of Hedge Fund Manager Quotes

a_round_assassin

An entertaining "top ten" list of quotes (some perhaps apocryphal) from hedge fund managers, according to a recent presentation by someone from U.K.-based Hermes, an LP: 10. “If we don’t charge 2 and 20, no one will take us seriously.” 9. “We are 75% cash because we...

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position comparison

MonkeyBall

i'm currently lookin for a fall internship and i have two interviews coming up. the first is at a hedge fund called db zwirn and the second is at fairfield greenwich group fund of funds. i found a hedge fund ranking list and it looks like fairfield is actually listed pretty high on the list (35/100)...

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How should an intern ask for?

das_king

Hi guys, I just got a part-time fall internship with a small hedge fund with 200m under mangement. I had my interview a couple days ago and bascially they told me that I was hired. I filled out the random paper work about myself and then i got an email from them asking me my salary requirements f...

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Trade Operations

cambaz

iBO, I have an interview with a HF with over $10 billion assets under management for a trade operations internship position. I don't really know much about the position other than what I've read online, like the vault guides ( http://www.vault.com/nr/newsmain.jsp?nr_page=3&ch_id=261&article_id=2381...

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Pricing and Valuation vs. Quant/Trader?

almryso

I just received a pretty decent offer at a major HF for a vlauation role. My concern is that I will be considered back office for the rest of my career if I accept this position. Is pricing and valuation considered back office? Will this be a bad career move and should I hold out for other offers. W...

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HF Vault Guide

titanboxer

does anyone have a link to the vault guide for hedge funds? the link we have on here for the reports doesn't have it. there was another link here awhile back that had a different site with more but i can't find it anymore. thanks if anyone knows where to look...

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Compensation Advice - Unique situation

karalov

Here is the deal: - I am starting in S&T for FT at a BB, that will happen in July. - During my final year I worked with a Hedge fund to work on an important model and really impressed them. (Didn't take their offer for FT as I wanted to work on the sell-side for a few years before working on buy-s...

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Hedge fund in China

rosebudxiaojie

How will hedge fund fit in China? Anyone has good opinions on that?...

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Hedge Fund Connections

juicyj

My best friends father manages a $5B hedge fund. I'd obviously love to work there after undergrad. I go to a non-target and have some PWM experience at a top BB and some credit analyst experience at a top commercial bank. Unfortunatly he doesnt take interns, (ive asked him a billion times), b/c ...

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Hedge Funds in Montreal?

milkman84

I'm just wondering if anyone has access to any kind of database that has a listing of hedge funds in Montreal (they must exist), because I've had trouble finding more than a few by Googling various search strings...it would be great if you can post or PM their names and tel. #s. Thanks....

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The new LTCM

a_round_assassin

If you could nominate anyone for Long "Term Capital Management 2.0", who would it be? Which fund is the most quant friendly, highly leveraged, arbitrage centric shop? ...

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Got the job, now what - Top hedge fund

stockone50

Hey guys, I posted a discussion a while ago about trying to get in a top HF for the summer. As a rising junior, I thought it would be tough, and it was, but fortunately I got in. I want to work hard and really impress these guys so that they invite me back next summer. Any advice on how I should go...

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Hedge Funds Dabbling in VC deals (Need Help) Thanks

junkbondswap

Obviously, hedge funds dabbling in venture capital deals is not a new theme on Wall Street but I was wondering if anyone could name maybe 3-5 NY/Boston based hedge funds that have prior experience in these types of deals. This is simply for my own edification and (potentially for use by my PE fund)...

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Great HF team

a_round_assassin

Check these two fellas out; Angus and Richard Grinham, now in their early 30s, founders of Grinham Managed Funds (Australia's 4th largest HF with $2bn FUM), the guys are in the Young & Rich list with fortune north of $250mill. Gotta love the job description on their site: "The successful applican...

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HF internship, EFX Capital Management

Banking on Investments

I was wondering if anyone has heard of this company and whether or not this would be a useful internship, I'm trying to get into ibanking/PE really. ...

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Help!

Moreheadstatewannabebanker

Well I decided that I want to work for a hedge fund, but I need advice on getting an internship, firms, etc. Can anyone help? ...

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Artificial intelligence DSS for event driven trading

a_round_assassin

Shout out to all da hedge monkeys! Guys, I have a question about decision support systems (DSS) available for event driven trading What are you guys using, if anything? In a general sense, what tech are you using on the job? The reason I ask is because I'm interesting in using my tech background ...

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D.E. Shaw Analyst Information Sheet

gofigure000

Trying to finish the Analyst Information Sheet sent to me via email after submitting my resume. Any general advice on how I should approach this? Thanks in advance...

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I need to fill out this questionaire for an internship @ a hedge fund....advice please

mack387

Pick two public companies and explain why you want to buy or sell them: 1: 2: 1) Who would you try to contact? (list) 2) Who might you introduce yourself as to these potential contacts? 3) Where would you look for these contacts? 4) What questions would you ask these contacts? Given the followin...

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What is a distressed hedge fund

dubawi

Hi everyone, I am new to this message board and this is my first posting. I would like to know what a distressed hedge fun is and does. Could anyone explain to me or give me links to good sources of information? Thank you very much....

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Analyst pay in DFW

Potable Alpha

Does anyone know entry level pay scale for 1st year research analyst, DFW? (B.A. + master's + 2yrs back office exp., no CFA yet). Thanks....

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Man Investments

Gundamfung

hi, anyone heard of the graduate scheme of man investments (UK)? how is it like? thx....

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"Compensation" Compensation

Henry14AFC

One of my firends is interviewing for an "Compensation Associate" position at Large Hedge Fund,(think D.E, Citadel, and such). She said that the company seems really chill, and that it might be a nice place to work. What worries her is that NYC is a really expensive place, so anyone know what the....

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Citadel versus DE Shaw versus Bridgewater

newbie

I'm thinking about applying to these hedge funds because they're the only ones that recruit at my school (HYPS). Which one is best? Or where is one better than the others?...

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Small Cap / Micro Cap Hedge Funds

monkeybizness07

Does anyone know any hedge funds (within an i-bank or independent) that focuses on small cap/ micro cap stocks?...

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The Hedge Fund Elite

bankerssuck

1. Steve Cohen (SAC Capital Advisors) 2. Stephen Feinberg (Cerberus Capital) 3. David Tepper (Appaloosa Management) 4. Eddie Lampert (ESL Investments) 5. Kenneth Griffin (Citadel Investment Group) 6. Michael Novogratz (Fortress Investment Group) http://nymag.com/news/features/2007/hedgefunds/30342/...

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Help- Urgent (regarding fund of funds)

ideating

Hey guys, Don't post much on this forum but just had a question, hope someone with some actualy knowledge can help me out. My friend who is a senior in college just got an interview with some outfit called Lighthouse parters, asked me what I thought of them (since I'm "businessy" in his words). An...

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Seeking advices from all you traders

untilted

Hi everyone: I'm a college student taking math of derivative securities class right now. We are using Hull's book. Currently, we are doing a virtual trading project on stocktrak.com to practice delta hedging or delta-gamma hedging. Basically, the professor told us to long or short a certain number ...

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Sloane Robinson...

gunboatdiplomat

...your thoughts?...

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New Margin Rules

Silverback

On April 2, 2007 risk-based margin rules will become effective for a broad range of products. We anticipate these rule changes will have a significant impact on the hedge fund industry. The revised SEC margin rules can have the effect of lowering Reg T margin requirements substantially, reducing acc...

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analyst pay scale

bmwhype

i read this somewhere on Oasis forums. Investment Banking Analyst: $77,000 Private Equity Analyst: $89,000 Venture Capital Analyst: $100,000 Equity Research Analyst: $88,000 Hedge Fund Analyst: $150,000 why are there such sharp differences between the pay amounts? what makes each position more v...

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Great Point

uppereastside

Anyone heard of Great Point Partners in Greenwich? A good fund?...

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BB internal HF vs HF

crusnix

what's the difference between trading at an internal HF of a BB vs an actual HF not part of a BB? Is pay higher in one over the other? Are you more likely to be able to start your own HF if you traded at a BB's internal HF?...

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Litespeed Partners

flipya4real

Anybody know anything about them? TIA...

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hedge fund career for college students

rosebudxiaojie

Which is easier for college studnets to get in, IB or HF?...

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Goldman Global Alpha

mental

Does anyone know which division of GS has Global Alpha? Thx ...

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WR Huff Asset Management: more info, experiences, insights?

lolercoasterrr

Another, has anyone heard about them?...

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Those undergrads who are interested in HF jobs

wingman

I've gotten a few inbox messages from people interested in breaking into HF's. I'll post a list of questions and thoughts later on what you need to do. ...

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POSIT/Other ITG products

loslobos

Im new to this forum, and you guys really have some great info. I'm doing a report for my class about Investment Technology Group (www.itg.com) and was wondering if you guys had any experience using their products, such as posit. I understand the basic point of POSIT, to get access to liquidity anon...

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Is Citadel going public? Implications...

newbie

After Friday's big jump for Fortress, some are saying that Citadel might be going public, not as a hedge fund but as an investment bank. (http://www.forbes.com/markets/2007/02/09/citadel-fortress-hedgefund-markets-equity-cx_rs_0209markets23.html) Is this true and what would the implications be for ...

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what's first year HF bonus at 1bn+ fund?

redpersimmons

any insights?...

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Hedge Fund Opportunity

MH8944

Hey Guys I have an offer in a start up Hedge Fund in Boston. I would be the number 2 in the fund and it seems like a great opportunity. However I was wondering what I should look for to see if this Hedge Fund will actaully prosper. Also any red flags that I should look for would be greatly appreciat...

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Hedge Fund Conference - How to start a successful HF business

Silverback

Foley Hoag LLP and Shoreline Trading Group, LLC Present How to Start and Build a Successful Hedge Fund Business Location Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA Date March 23rd, 2007 Time 4:30 to 6:30 pm ET (Cocktail reception 6:30 to 8:30 pm ET) Organizer Foley Hoag LLP and Shoreline Trading Gr...

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Top Shelf Stuff for mega-FoF managers

fabio

Hi guys, I don't want this to turn into a technology fair but, am asked to help with putting together a high-end front-to-back platform, from OMS/POMS to risk/ accting, multi-asset classes capability (ie everything that trades...), full FIX or other connectivity to the whole gamut of brokers / prime...

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Lifestyle?

wharton05

Looking for more information/descriptions of lifestyle at HFs for post-MBA positions. Would also be interested to read what interviews are like. Many thanks....

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Atlanta Hedge Funds?

fraser24gt

Anyone know of any hedge funds in/around Atlanta for a possible summer intership? Preferably one that doesn't plan on stealing millions from prominent blacks....

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Microsoft Access

ihatemarketing

To those who have had experience in hedge funds, could someone elaborate what a typical fund would use microsoft access for? I havent had much exposure to access (through work or school), so i would like to know which set of functions/skills to focus on. ...

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25 most intriguing hedge funds?

ivyleaguer

Here's the link: http://www.hedgefundreader.com/2007/01/the_25_most_int.html The list feels very "I just googled 'hedge fund' and this is what came up." Some of the asset managers aren't even hedge funds in any real sense. Geronimo Financial (#17) operates publicly traded mutual funds for one. Tho...

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HF Structure for non-traders

Kanlap

If you are not on the trading side of the business, how are HFs structured? Is it research and trading only? Then when you become a good RA you can become a PM? Or are funds structured as trading, research and [insert name of other category]? ...

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$363M is average pay for top hedge fund managers

solfnod

http://biz.yahoo.com/usat/060526/13568510.html...

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Hey - Introduction

benjammin039

Just introducing myself. Hello....

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GMAT - Currently 1st year analyst at a bank

sasquatchhh

I'm currently a 1st year analyst at a bank and want to work at a HF. Is it worth me taking the GMAT to put a (hopefully) good score on the ol' resume? Otherwise I'll just put it off until I want to apply for b-school... Thanks for the input....

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Paris based Hedge Fund of funds

onickjo

Has anyone worked with or heard about Olympia Group? What do you think of them? http://www.olympiagroup.com/...

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Interview purgatory

Syk

I had my second round interview with a hedge fund five weeks ago. I called my interviewer about three weeks ago to see if they were going to continue with my application. He responded that they wanted me for a final-round interview but because of certain scheduling difficulties and "many events happ...

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ops at Hedge Funds

higher_energy

What are your thoughts on an ops position at a hedge fund after graduation? The upside is that this is probably the most prestigious and one of the largest funds that is very hard to get in to. In addition to that, an ops position at a hedge fund differs from an ops position at a BB - it will be mo...

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Centurion Investment Group

AnacotSteel

Does anyone know much about them? Also what are hedge fund interviews like? Similar to I-Banking? Thanks for your help!...

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Experienced M&A and PE Professional Seeking an antry into the HF world

Lodo

Hello: I am an experienced M&A i-banker and PE professional with more than nine years of experience originating, managing and closing domestic and international transactions. I am seeking an entry point into the HF world with a group that may be looking to add to their existing team. Does anyone ...

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Average Compensation for Junior person at HF??

anonrock

Anyone know how much junior analysts out of undergrad would typically make at a HF?...

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HF Valuation

flashpwb

http://www.watersinfo.com/news/bsit/guide04/story_3.asp The ten commandments of valuation practices How hedge funds value their instruments has emerged as a key risk management issue as institutional investors flock to this segment of the market. Chris Kundro and Stuart Pfeffer, managing directors...

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different approach

simpleguy749

If you already have an M.D. and wanted to get into health care/biotech hedge fund work, what would be the best path to get in? Assume an undergrad degree in finance from an average state school (high GPA), but not desire to do extra school (i.e. MBA). Would the IB path (analyst or even associate lev...

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ER to HF

halfstep

Hi, I work in sell side research covering energy in Canada. Recently completed the Level III CFA exam (waiting on 2 more years of experience to gain the title) and I am trying to move to the buy side, aiming for HF in the US. I had contacted about 30 recruiters in the US (NYC, MA, West Coast), howe...

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How to ask for a raise

hedgehog123

Hi All. quick background on my position. I started as an admin/generalist at a fund that launched in 2014. we quickly grew and are now a multi-billion dollar fund. I started on an hourly wage and made about 65k plus 20k bonus for 2015. I got promoted to a full time compliance associate in mid 2...

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HF landscape in London

SpaceMarine

Hi everyone, was wondering if familiar people could comment on size and activity of the London HF industry in general? I think NYC is still the biggest HF hub in the world and London is probably second, but I've seen in a 2013 industry report that the market share (% of global AUM) of NYC has bee...

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Jumping from Asset Management to Hedge Fund

BigRed93

I am a equity analyst in the AM division of an EB. I spend most of my time researching and recommending equities for our long/short & long only products. I've enjoyed the people and work, but I'm unsure about upward mobility/comp. Should/How do I get into the radar of more traditional hf headhunters...

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Risk Management at a Hedge Fund - Dead end?

bill_lumbergh

Hey guys, I have an upcoming interview for a risk management analyst position at a fairly large, well-known hedge fund... I was wondering if starting out in RM in a hedge fund out of undergraduate would end up being bad with regards to exit opps. What are the general exit opps for this type of pos...

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Citadel vs AQR

atresia

I posted this in Asset Management but in hindsight I think it makes more sense here. How would you guys pick between interning/working at Citadel or AQR? I'd value any relevant thoughts here....

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HF Fundraising

Atirng

Monkey, I understand that PE firms go out market for fundraising every 3 or 4 years. As I am thinking to turn to hedge fund sale side, I would like to know how hedge fund firms do their fundraising? That would be rolling closing? And the placement agent / IR need to continue the fundraising mode ti...

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Marathon Asset Management?

lorericc

Hi Guys, I was just wondering if any of you heard of Marathon Asset Management (http://www.marathonfund.com/) and potentially could tell me something about them? Such as working environment, career prospects, salary (fix/bonus), etc. Anything would be highly appreciated. Thanks in advance....

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Career Path for Quant in Risk Modeling?

diablo2man

Hi, I'm now working as a quant in risk modeling team of a top tier HF (Not a quant fund). Main responsibilities are modeling and analyzing the risk for entire fund incl equity/distress bond/MBS. All models we use are developed in house from scratch. My career goal is to become a portfolio manager....

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Getting a job in European hedge fund

Paper Plane

Hello everybody, I am wondering if anybody around here has some experience with landing a job in a European hedge fund straight from undergrad? I am currently entering my last year at the university (BA in Finance & Accounting), having two internships on the resume (first one in a mutual fund as a ...

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Credit Rating Agencies???

dav.laf

Hello everyone, For my MBA, I'm currently doing a very short financial study about Credit Rating Agencies and Investments. I really appreaciate to have your investors point of view. Here is the link: https://spreadsheets.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDJIbm16LU5KWktCeUQtS0w5VTJRUEE6MQ I...

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Family Office / Hedge Fund Interview

Agnelo1

Hi WSO, Have a preliminary 1st round interview coming up with a relatively small multi family office / hedge fund (AUM: $600-$700mn) - Investment Research Analyst and not sure what to expect. Some background about myself: Economics & Finance undergrad background and now working at a bulge bracket ...

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Cold Email Hedge Funds to set up an informational interview?

lakebeachadvisors

Is this a decent cold email format? Also I do have some investing ideas that are semi-researched, and a thorough past writeup that worked very well, would it be appropriate to include those or a resume on here? I feel that it doesn't seem like I have much value to add or really even anything interes...

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Sell side sector selection

Richard83

I'm about to start in a top 5 sell side research BB out of college and we have a bit of input into our sector coverage. What sector/qualities of team should I look for when joining a team to have the best chance to make a transition to the buyside in a few years? For example, go for highest II ranki...

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Factor of undergrad Prestige in becoming a Quant

shewantsthadit

I understand that becoming a quant requires at least a masters and Ph.D and that risk analysis and similar desk analyst roles are completely different jobs than investment banking, but is there a similar "target school/semi-target/non-target" attitude in which getting a quant job is largely dependen...

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