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WSO Hall of Fame: Investment Banking Forum The Wall Street Oasis Investment Banking Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions on the investment banking industry. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To view a full list of Q&A’s & Interviews please navi...
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Lincoln International - PCG ?Anyone ever heard of this group within Lincoln International? Private Company Group? Doesn't sound like traditional IB...
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How good is the Richard Ivey School of Business, really? I was recently admitted AEO to the Honors Business Administration program at the Richard Ivey School of Business. I am a dual Canadian-U.S. citizen interested in working in the U.S. after graduation and would greatly appreciate it if someone could answer the following questions: 1. How prestigious ...
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Investment Banking Summer Analyst Salaries 2017Curious to know how pay stacks up now on Wall Street across divisions. From what I hear, 85K Prorated seems to be the norm right now for IB, but I'm intrigued in hearing about other people's experiences....
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Credit Suisse Pymetrics? Anyone else who applied for SA class of 2018 have to take this Pymetrics games assessment for CS? Does it have an impact on your application? I took something similar for PwC in the fall, and the recruiter told me it was for data collection and has no effect on your application...
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24 yrs old, going for UNDERGRAD AGAIN?!Hello, I graduated from a "**non-target university**" with a BA in FINANCE. I worked as an analyst for a local bank. I have no hope for rising upto associate. I changed my country and now... I just got accepted in "**#1 target-university in a 1st world country**" looking to do Undergrad for Compu...
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Morgan Stanley, the "White-Shoe Firm"?This continually comes up whenever I see a post online describing Morgan Stanley. Does anyone have any thoughts on the culture? Is it excessively formal and stiff, or do you think the firm is changing?...
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Off-cycle Internship or summer internship?Hi guys~ I would like to know if I fail in the off-cycle internships will I still be allowed to apply for the following summer internships? Because I heard that for some IB you are required to apply for one position within a year. Any advice on the off-cycle internships or summer internships? Thanks...
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Barclays Accelerated Process (Summer 2018 IBD)Anyone else get selected for this? I got an email saying to apply by June 25th. Thought I would start a thread for this to discuss timelines, interviews, etc....
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Preparation for InterviewsWhen preparing for an internship interview, how in depth do I need to go into understanding DCF, LBO, and the 3 financial statements? I've researched and found out that the technicals are important, but your "own story" may have a bigger impact. ...
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Saving Time Bitches (Investment Banking & Private Equity)That's right. It's summer time. Although doing deals and pounding out diligence is sweet, the Hamptons are sweeter. How can we save time to get out of the office faster? Putting together a list of best practices and techniques (applicable to junior PE & banking professionals). There are a few pre...
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What can I do about my situation?Have a big dilemma to solve and created a new account to ask. Essentially, I interned at a EB/BB last summer in NYC and received a return offer, but to a different location within the same group. It's a fairly big regional office (SF/Houston) covering the same industry that I covered in New York. I...
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2.9 GPA to 3.68 GPA in one semesterI am in a situation in which my in-major (Finance) GPA will have the potential to go from a 2.9 to a 3.68 by the end of the Fall semester. This would be accomplished with a combination of retaking classes this summer and getting straight A's in the Fall. Now, before you start grilling me for me bei...
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2018 Full-Time IB Recruiting Timeline Megathread PageFigured I'd start this thread for those who either didn't land an IB SA role, will be at regional boutiques that don't hire, anticipate, for whatever reason, looking to switch banks after IB SA role (i.e. MM --> BB, or vice-versa), recently became interested in IB, or any other reason that one may h...
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M&A Vs Restructuring?Where would be the best place to start one's career out of college. Obviously preference comes into play, but how would you compare a top MM player such as Harris Williams or William Blair to starting off at a restructuring focused group such as Moelis, Evercore, Houlihan RX, Millstein, Miller Buck...
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Amazon and your groceries -- would you choose Amazon, Kroger, Costco, or other?[quote]The Amazon-Whole Foods deal came together relatively quickly, according to people familiar with the matter, indicating Amazon may not yet have a fully formed strategy for Whole Foods.[/quote] [Something as simple as groceries has become something so complex... I certainly wouldn't have imagin...
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WSO Guides VS BIWS Guides?Hello guys, I am pretty sure this topic has been covered on this forum before but I was unable to find anything recent. I am looking into buying the networking and interview prep guide and currently considering biws and wanted to get some advice from others who have used it. Is there a huge differ...
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What would you do? Guidance neededHey WSO, I am new here and came here looking for insight on the different avenues within Finance, and wanted to narrow down what the hell I want to do the rest of my life. I have a few friends/relatives in a variety of fields within finance, and all have offered to pass my resume along and help anyw...
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Avoiding email autocomplete disasters?You can't use email without it, but any great ideas for avoiding autocomplete disasters (i.e. sending sensitive info to the completely wrong person)? Seems to happen all the time....
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South Florida (Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Boca, Palm Beach) Firms - RankingI know this topic has been covered a few times - and I've consolidated the information below. What I'm trying to get a grip on is how these firms are grouped and/or ranked. Rank/Group as you see fit (Pay, Prestige, Life Style, etc.). I just want to get a handle on where they sit. Obviously there...
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What do boutiques do when there are no live deals?Hey everyone, I´ve been lurking for a while now but this is my first time posting. Sorry if this is a rookie question or has been answered before, but what do small shops do when they have no live deals? I know the senior bankers would be out looking for clients, but what about analysts and associa...
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Best Cock UpsMonkeys, I was reading someone else's post about war stories, wanted to kick off a thread about the best cock-ups you've seen, or maybe your 'friend' committed. My personal favourite: First year analyst (kid is a rock start) is sitting in the cab with three MDs on the way to an RFP pitch. The MDs...
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Books to read about M&A before start full timeHoping to get some recommendations in terms of what books about M&A you guys recommend me checking out before starting my full time IB gig in July. I am more interested in books that focus on pure M&A strategic advice than how the processes of buy/sell-side transactions work. Thanks!! ...
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Grad School or Real WorldGuys, I wanted to reach out and see if you had any advice for me as I set out for my senior year. I am graduating with my BA in finance in three years and I have had an internship with a family office doing M&A and I have also been helping doing corporate financial analysis for one of the companies...
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2018 Summer Analyst IB Recruiting Timeline Megathread PageEARLY RECRUITMENT PROCESS / APPLICATIONS / INTERVIEWS / SUPERDAYS I want to establish a single place where all students can come come to share knowledge, questions, information, and concerns regarding investment banking summer analyst recruiting for summer 2018. US focused. Good luck to everyone. ...
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Book on SynergyHello: I searched the web and Amazon and found tons of books on it. Anyone would like to suggest one that takes me to the basics, advanced concepts and its calculation. How do the operational Executives arrive at the synergy value (both cost and revenue)? Any web links would be helpful too! How's "...
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Brown Gibbons Lang - ClevelandDoes anyone know much about BGL in Cleveland? Culture, hours, structure/size of teams, salary/bonus, dealflow? I know both Compbanker and minihub posted recently about the Chicago office that dealflow isn't very strong right now. Is that true firmwide, or only for the Chicago office? I work at a n...
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Rising junior, with a subpar GPA studying international studies and minoring in Economics. How to prepare for recruiting season?I currently am a rising junior at Emory University majoring in International Studies and minoring in Economics with a cumulative 3.397 GPA, and a 3.7 major/minor GPA. I have taken a few business classes such as a business decisions class focusing on data analytics and financial accounting. I did not...
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Overview of Sell-Side M&AWould love it if some of the senior guys on this site would share their take on the process from client pitch to closed deal, and add anything I may have omitted. SELL-SIDE M&A 1 - CLIENT PITCH:Meet with the Client and pitch your firm along with its teams & capabilities. You will often go throu...
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How to prep for interviews at this stage (HELP!)Managed to get a handful of interviews guaranteed for summer analyst recruitment but need to ask for some feedback. I have all the Rosenbaum and pearl books, wso IB guides, and Wall Street Prep course. Being that it is so late do you guys think I should just do the WSO guides and R&P? ...
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Any tips for phone interview with BAML TMT?Hey guys, so I have a phone interview tomorrow with a VP at BAML's TMT group. Any tips? Also, this is for a summer analyst position (2018). Thanks!...
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Boston Boutiques I am looking for any information anyone has to offer about top boutiques in boston for internships after sophomore year. Any advice is appreciated!...
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Is Pursuing Top Bucket Worth It?As an intern (summer 16'), I was ranked in the top three out of roughly 17 interns at a top BB in NYC. Towards the end of the summer, when the top quartile of us actually began creating value for the group, our hours got significantly worse. In other words, we got a taste of what our lives would lik...
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2018 London/Asia Pacific Summer Analyst TimelineHi WSO, I know this is more of a US-based site, but I was still wondering if anyone knows the recruiting timeline for Europe and Asia IBD SA positions. Also checked on The Student Room, but there does not seem to be a thread yet. Any guidance is appreciated. Thanks!...
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Boutique IB/PE Internship vs. FT MO position at a middle market Financial Services FirmHello WSO Community, I am a recent graduate of a semi-target school and would like to lateral into a BB or MM investment bank as soon as possible (ideally in the next year or 2 if possible). I currently have 3 options: 1. a 6 month internship at a local/boutique investment bank 2. a 6 month interns...
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IB LONDON - full time recruiting or off-cycle?Hi all, I will graduate in a few weeks and will start a long-term internship this summer at a BB or elite boutique in a European city (think Paris, Brussels, Madrid, Milan, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Dublin). The internship will end at the end of January 2018. It is my dream/goal to land a full time a...
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No Alumni to Contact Hey all, looking to become an investment banking intern for next summer. As I understand one of the ways to break into the industry and not have your resume simply over browsed over is to contact and meet with alumni already in the industry. My problem is that I do not know of any alumni in IB and t...
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Financial Advisor making 200k+ leaving for MBA/Investment BankingWell, it's official: my job will probably be eliminated and the days of financial advisors/wealth management making 200k-500k are probably behind us due to government regulations. I think that the incredibly tenured and seasoned advisors will probably be "okay" but experience a drop in income by way...
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M&A podcast?Hi all, any suggestions on podcasts? Out of resource to listen to while driving to school in the morning....
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How to get an internship in Investment Banking/Private Equity as an undergraduateHi monkeys, I will a sophomore in the upcoming Fall semester at a target school who wants to attain an internship in IB or PE for the summer of 2018. I am currently taking summer classes at my school and have two months to kill after they end; I want to spend that time studying the technicalities th...
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help with irregular verbs!!!hi guys! hope that you can help! i am interviewing with different companies for jobs and just now 1 company asked me to take an english test because english is not my primary language. i got 4 out of 60, so i didnt do too good on the test, but i hope that they give me a chance anyways. it was a real...
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H1B in HoustonHow are you doing mates, Does anyone have any information on H1B sponsorship in Houston, especially Simmons and Tudor Pickering Holt? Thoughts highly appreciated,...
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Morgan Stanley Menlo Park? Culture/LifestyleObviously, MS MP is well-regarded if you're interested in tech. But do the exit opps outweigh living in Silicon Valley for two years (boring and not 22-year-old friendly) and being worked excessively by a demanding team? Would appreciate it if someone could explain a bit more about the culture in r...
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The Basics of Tech Banking?Hello WSO, I have a few questions in relation to tech banking: 1. What are the top TMT groups in IB? 2. What work experience did you have prior to taking on a tech IB role? 3. How does an entry-level tech banker differentiate from a traditional IB role? Hours/work/lifestyle, etc. 4. What are som...
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I worked on the Amazon / Whole Foods acquisition — AMA!Hi WSO! Since the Amazon/Whole Foods acquisition seems to be the "hot topic of the day", I figured I'd help pay back the community for all the guidance and advice I've received from this forum over the many years. I am one of the employees with direct insight into the Amazon / Whole Foods deal whe...
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How to recruit for banking without an internship during sophomore summer?Edit: Decided to just network like crazy and hope for the best!!! I am going to contact some boutique banks in my city as well....
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GS done with FT 18?Fellow Monkeys, I've heard GS is already done for full time. Any one wants to corroborate/discuss further on this?...
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Fixed Income Strategy RoleI'm working in this role FT starting later this year out of undergrad at a large AM only (Fidelity/BlackRock/Vanguard/SSGA). I know what to expect more or less but what are the exit opps? Would it be better to continue in this role and work up the PMG ladder or to go into S&T? My long term goal is t...
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In Networking Emails, Should my Current Summer Internship be on my Resume or Should I just Indicate it in my Email?I want to send out networking emails with my resume attached, but I don't know whether to include my current summer internship on it right now since I have not done too much yet. Should I just indicate what I am doing this summer in my email? Thank you!...
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What IB Industry groups place the best with PE firms?Hi Monkeys, I'm curious what IB industry groups place the best among PE firms. I'm currently a SA at a BB and at the end of this summer will be (hopefully) able to get a return offer with a specific group. Thanks!...
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M&A waterfall distribution for VC-backed companyHello, I'm a coverage banker at boutique M&A firm trying to find out how to create a waterfall/proceeds distribution model for an acquisition of a venture backed (for context: tech) company that has raised several rounds of equity financing. All the other forums I see on this topic are for private ...
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Will MiFID II have any impact on the U.S. resesarch teams too?I personally do not work in research, but I heard that the MiFID II rule will hit the equity research teams in Europe pretty hard. Is the impact only restricted within EU? More general question: What’s the future of equity research department in banks? Are they also subject to automation?...
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Deciding on a major for a career in IBI go to a top school (not ivy) in the Midwest which doesn't have an undergraduate business school but a top graduate business school. Currently I am thinking of majoring either in Economics or Political science with a business minor (which is taught by the faculty of the business school). Would majo...
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How much of what you learn in college is useful?Monkeys, How much of what you learn in college is actually useful in investment banking and high finance? I frequently find myself reading about companies spending a lot of time training interns and analysts so that they can properly function in investment banking roles. How much of a finance backg...
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Deutsche Bank to Restructure Investment Banking DivisionDeutsche Bank AG announced this morning that as of July 1st , the corporate and investment banking division of DB will consist of six areas including: -Global Capital Markets -Equities -corporate finance including Corporate Banking Coverage -Fixed Income & Currencies -Institutional Client Group M...
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Blue-collar IBShout out to all the former blue-collar bankers out there. I'm from a blue collar background and proud that my family has roots of working hard, not glamorous jobs. They don't know the difference between an investment banker (me) and a bank teller. I'm learning about Hermes belts and the [tierach...
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What to do with a 3.0 GPASo im a senior at a non target school with a 3.0 GPA and my dreams of becoming an investment banker are basically over. I'm 21 and double majoring in accounting and finance. I graduate spring 2018 and feel like ill be stuck in a real job unless i can somehow get an incredible GMAT and squeeze into...
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A One Stop Shop For All Things Diversity Recruiting - The Most Exhaustive List On WSODiversity recruiting has been the subject of several posts over the last few weeks. Although there are existing WSO posts that try to aggregate opportunity for diverse candidates, this one aims to be an exhaustive list that includes all the introductory programs and formal internship pipelines offer...
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How to make the most of my time here?Hi folks, After a long and grueling process, I landed my dream internship in IB. I networked my way into one of the strongest groups at the bank and started about 2-3 weeks ago. I'm currently on a deal that hasn't required a lot of deliverables (pretty late in the process when I joined), but has b...
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Networking for FT recruiting during SA internship?I'm currently doing an IBD summer analyst internship, but am pretty unhappy with the group/location/brand, and want to do FT recruiting at other banks. Obviously, getting the return offer at my current shop is paramount, especially given how few FT spots there are nowadays. However, what are the bes...
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What is the Networking and Interviewing Process like for FT IB Diversity Recruiting? As someone who is FT IB recruiting, what is the process like for diversity candidates like me? How is it different than the regular recruiting cycle? ...
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Need Assitance with Cover Letter Today I was doing an application for a summer analyst position for one of the bulge brackets. One part had the question "What motivates you to apply to (name of bank) and what skills do you have that would be relevant". I'm paraphrasing a little bit there. At the end they also ask for a cover letter...
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Networking with non-alumni for non-BBCurrently attend a target school and was told for BB, I should only network with Alumni b/c my resume will only been seen by people from my school. My question is, is this true for non-BB firms too? Should I network with analysts from firms like PJT, Moelis, etc that aren't from my school?...
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2017 FT Roommate ThreadIt may be too early to find a spot but it’s never too early to find roommates. I'm a work hard chill hard type of guy, so please only PM me if you're the type of person that doesn’t start a party at the house every time your Associate gives you some freedom. Don't get me wrong, I can appreciate...
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Using a current intern friend to network?Curious about your guys thoughts. I have friends interning at some BBs this summer, wanted to ask them about putting me in contact with their superiors. I wasn't sure if that's reasonable or not, thought I'd ask at the risk of getting roasted...
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BB Investment Banking Summer Internship AdviceI started this week, and my staffer just doesn't have any work to give me. I ask my analysts, associates, even today asked one of the VPs for work and they all say, "oh let me think and I'll get back to you". Every assignment I've been given I complete it, and turn it in and have been only getting p...
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Barclays Capital AtlantaHey! Does anybody know much about IBD at BarCap Atlanta? If so, what can you tell me? Do they hire analysts straight out of college? What was the experience like interning or working full time there? Any info would be greatly appreciated. ...
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Piper Jaffray Career Exploration Program 2017I got my acceptance this afternoon. Does anyone know how useful this program is in terms of the recruiting process? Does it guarantee a super day or a first round interview? I’d like to hear any feedback about the program in general as well....
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networking post interview inviteI currently have an interview lined up with a BB, happens to be a bank where I have not networked with anyone. Would it be frowned upon to send an email to someone in the group for an informational chat? I'd love to just get someone on the phone to talk casually about their experiences and express m...
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To All My Future RainmakersDisclaimer This post isn't meant to be a salty venting, but more of a sharing some of my self-realizations from the past year on things that I wish I had fully understood 12 months ago. “Congrats on closing your deal!” “You were a rockstar on this one – we couldn’t have done it without ...
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IB Energy - Houston Hi Monkeys, I am curious about peoples experience in the Houston office working IB. I'm currently interning at a BB and could potentially have the opportunity to pursue IB Energy. Are the guys in Houston at a disadvantage when it comes to climbing the corporate ladder / exit ops? Is it possible to ...
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Wells Fargo Diversity Sophomore Leadership Conference - Decisions Released?I was wondering if anybody here applied for this program (particularly in Corporate & Commercial banking, because I think the IB program might have a different notification timeline) and was notified? With over 1,000 applicants I figure there must be a few here. They said in the conference call that...
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Financial Modeling Prep Course - Investment Banking / Studying AbroadI am a rising junior applying to BB IB this summer. Questions I was wondering for those of you who have taken the financial modeling courses, which ones do you recommend? I am currently interning at a Fortune 500 in their corp fin department and I am saving up the funds to invest in a good prep co...
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S&T Bonus, why so different from IBD?Could be completely wrong on this and would love to learn more. Based on some of the numbers I have seen, why aren’t S&T bonuses higher or at least in line with IDB. Based on Morgan Stanley’s 10k trading revenue made up 9.3 billion and ibd did 4.4. Just curious about it, I have dug a little ...
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What Perks Do You Guys Get in your IBD Jobs?I'm finishing up my summer analyst stint in IBD at my BB bank and I was talking to some of my friends about their summers at their firms and the perks that we'll get as analysts. My friend told me that at Houlihan Lokey they get Unlimited Metro Card for the mornings, Lunch, Dinner, Phone Bill Paid...
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weight preparing beginners: 1. Subscribing to the possibility of all the more preparing volume levels with more bulk. I succumbed to this too back when I initially began lifting weights. Preparing a specific enduro rush gathering (frequently the garish ones, for example, the trunk and biceps) more than once every week and per...
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Integrity Matters AssessmentI have to sit an "Integrity Matters" Test, which is administered by CISI and part of getting approved by the FCA in London. Has anyone sat this test? What is it like? Do I need to prepare for it and if so, where can I find resources to help me prepare? I've heard it's relatively straight-forward ...
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What's a Good Job that pays well and garners a lot of respectI need suggestions for finding a good job that will get me a lot of respect from people. I don't like to work a lot, and the US presidency has a lot more responsibilities/hours than I thought. Anyone know of anything? Is a hedge fund manager an exit opp for a US president? I hear I can pick an index...
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Need advice: changing groups after SATwo weeks into my summer analyst stint at a BB I am starting to realize the coverage group I am in is not for me. From what I have gathered from analysts the learning opportunities are limited and most people are trying to leave. How should I position myself to receive a return offer and then try to...
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Transportation for Those Living Near ManhattanObviously, those who live in Manhattan do not need to own a car. However, if you lived in Jersey City, NJ and work in Manhattan, would you recommend having a car? I know you can take the subway into the city, but is it practical to not have a car in Jersey City like it is in Manhattan? Thanks....
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J.P. Morgan HireVue: What to expectI applied for an analyst position at J.P. Morgan. I immediately got an automated reply telling me to continue on HireVue. I did some digging through WSO and I still have some questions. 1. Are you allowed multiple tries? It seems J.P. Morgan allowed this for the Wealth Management Jr. Analysts, but ...
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Tech IBD Hi. I was looking for some advice with regards to tech banking. I dont have IBD experience but have knowledge about the industry and was looking to see what the culture is like in TECH IBD. My knowledge base is mostly around Enterprise Software.  I wanted to know how IBD groups in this space wor...
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Morgan Stanley ISG Summer SessionsDid anyone else get an invite to this? Do you know if it's networking with general people at the firm or people from your school's team? ...
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Cold Calling Without Email ResponseDo you think cold calling without receiving a response through cold emailing first is a good idea? I'm thinking of perhaps cold calling some MDs during lunch times but I didn't receive a response through email...I wonder if they would be turned off by that. ...
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Does SEO help you much nowadays?Currently in the SEO ib/pe program but have heard that they don't really get people interviews at bulge brackets, middle market, and boutiques like they used to. Sounds like they really just help out the target kids but we'll see. Is this true? Thanks!...
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S&P 500's Consumer Staples Sector HurtingAmazon's [announcement](https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-16/on-the-whole-stock-market-could-do-without-amazon-grocery-foray) of it's acquisition of Whole Foods for $13.4 billion has done more harm than good. Basically, [quote]...what’s good for Amazon and its owners is not at the m...
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Cover Letter Assistance: Transitioning into IBEdit** Thanks for the feedback. I'll go through the WSO template and re-write accordingly to post. Will work on this tomorrow ...
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Has anyone received Any HireVue Interviews for Full Time 2018 yet?Fellow Monkeys, Has anyone received Any HireVue Interviews for Full Time 2018 yet? Please comment/share if anyone has and help each other. Thanks!...
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Women and Pantyhose: The Thread to End all ThreadsI used the search bar and read through all relevant threads, but there has been no consensus so far. Thoughts on not wearing pantyhose with a skirt suit during an interview?...
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Free Over The Pants Hand-Jobs To Anyone Who Can Answer This QuestionExcellent, now that we're all here I'll make this brief because I really appreciate everyone taking the time to read this over. *3.4 GPA at a target - Econ Major. Going into senior year. * Currently a SA in a Middle Office/network support type role for a fin-tech company. I can definitely embellish...
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In good shape for SA?Hey so I go to a non-target Canadian university (Science major). Finance gpa is 3.97 and cGPA is 3.6. I have considerable finance experience from various roles at the university (VP finance, investment club) and from a part-time job as well. Do you think I'd have a shot at 2018 SA position in IBD? ...
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First Rounds/Super days for Full Time (2018) Hey there monkeys, Any 1st rounds/Superdays for BB'S/EB'S/MM'S yet? Please share if so Actually have applications for any of the BB's for full time opened up yet? Please comment/share if anyone out here has any information on the recruiting schedule for full time 2018. Thanks! ...
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Leave PE internship mid-summer for Hedge Fund with a healthy AUMI have a buddy who started an internship at a PE search fund this summer. He got a late offer from a HF this week with a pretty reputable HF (L/S) in Texas with a solid AUM. Ethically speaking, its no question for him to stay at the PE internship. However, this new opportunity looks more decent on a...
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MBA...BU vs BC??Hello everyone! I was recently accepted to the full time MBA program at BU and BC. I have worked in a middle office position for two years and I am now trying to make the leap to IB as an associate. I'm having a tough time deciding between these two programs! I have reached out to prior students ...
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Are students at non-targets perpetually f*&%ed?Ok so here's the rundown. I'm a non-target student and want to break into IB but all BBs recruit from top schools. Ok, fair enough, nothing beats a "fresh start" so since I can't break in as an analyst I'll try to get into a top MBA. Time to apply to HBS but you get rejected because you don't have ...
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Secondary Adviser to Deal -- Resume AdviceThe summer after my freshman year, I was at a small activism defense shop. We were the secondary advisers to a company, leading to a successful activism defense. I did a lot of work on this deal, especially given the small size of the shop. I just found out that a top BB (GS/MS/JPM) was the primary ...
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IB Analyst Disaster.Haven't seen this post in a while, and I'm interested in hearing everyones stories. Below I've included my own story, which happened at a large boutique firm on the east coast. It's lengthy but hopefully a worthwhile read. To begin, I'm in the office it's around mid-afternoon on a Friday and one ...
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How nuanced can interviewers get when asking about prior deal experience (for lateral)?Curious to what degree laterals get grilled on prior deal discussion. The obvious questions relate to motivations for deal, price, multiple, buyer universe, financing, valuation, etc. What else can one expect? How granular can an interviewer get?...

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