+230 LSE is Paradise 54 2d
+3 PARIS Recruiting?? 1 2d
+12 Leveraged Finance hours in Europe? 9 6d
+4 If the UK adopted EU labour laws, what would happen? 6 1w
0 Paris IB Opportunities 1 2w
+14 EB in Paris vs MM in London 11 2w
+43 Solomon Partners x Natixis - A Force to be Reckoned With???? EB with the backing/lending capabilities of a BB 16 2w
+1,851 20 Most Frequently Asked Questions - London Edition 669 2w
+123 Zurich is Paradise 81 3w
+34 Investment Banking Dubai 48 3w
+24 Paris Analyst Compensation 17 4w
+84 Houlihan Lokey RX or Natixis IBD for FT 24 4w
+11 Anyone Know Who the Number 1 Investment Bank For Share Buybacks in France for the SBF 120 as of 2021 Was? 3 4w
+18 Sovereign Advisory Groups 10 1mo
+5 What Version of Office is Everyone On? 6 1mo
+15 Is being from a target school really that important? 12 1mo
+17 Choosing between RSM / HEC / LBS / Bocconi for masters in Finance 9 1mo
+10 WLB in VC is insane 14 1mo
+17 Lazard Paris insights 21 1mo
+33 How common is it for non-EU students from top MiF programs to land an IB job in London? (Employer reports do not help much) 10 1mo
+3 Career/ Life Guidance 4 1mo
+11 Investment Banking in Netherlands 18 1mo
+1,990 Investment Banking Interview Questions - 15 Answers to Land the Job 225 1mo
+11 IB to Diplomatic Job 8 1mo
+1,734 Investment Banking Analyst: 15 Things I Wish I Knew 179 1mo
+103 Analyst Troubles 26 1mo
0 Best slide format or idea you’ve ever seen? 1 1mo
+16 2024 FT recruiting outlook London 8 1mo
+95 The best European city to start your career in IB/PE. 89 2mo
+315 Why would anyone willingly choose to live in NYC / SF / CHI? 156 2mo
+13 Took an Off-Cycle offer in a BB in Dubai over a Permanent contract in New York 10 2mo
+3 BNP Paribas Salary Paris 5 2mo
+21 Reputation of Natixis in London/Europe 9 2mo
+1,316 Life after Investment Banking 361 2mo
+23 Exit Opportunities in Paris BBs vs London EBs 9 2mo
+21 Exit opps with decent work-life balance? 9 2mo
+8 VC after non target school 4 2mo
+9 Summer Internship - DIFC 3 2mo
+23 Rate my chance for London/EMEA IB recruitment 8 3mo
+22 Corporate Banking: Hidden gem? 14 3mo
+1 Entry in IB/PE/HF/M&A with ER experience ??? 3 3mo
0 M&A Paris: Culture 3 3mo
+130 WSO Mobile App is HERE (iOS and Android) 81 3mo
+10 Why do EU Investment Bankers Often Have More Certifications than their American Counterparts in Investment Banking? 4 3mo
+14 LevFin vs M&A Comp 9 3mo
0 Banana Talk 1 3mo
0 Investment banking Paris 1 3mo
+10 HYPSM ex-Quant Fund Intern Senior career advice and opinion on the future of finance and the world 30 4mo
+9 In need of advice 2 4mo
+91 Banks in London no longer hire MBA? 69 4mo
+36 Freshman at A&M. How to grind 26 4mo
+3 Houlihan Lokey Paris 2 4mo
+27 Starting a Bulge Bracket Bank? 1 4mo
+30 Coverage in Paris 16 4mo
+187 Biotech finance part 2: valuation methodologies and modeling considerations 26 4mo
+15 How to predict inflation? 4 4mo
+12 Have you noticed differences between banks from different countries? 2 4mo
+4 Investment Banking Salaries France 3 4mo
+40 Is going international for a couple years a big career setback? 16 5mo
+15 ‘Get off the train’: Citi’s Jane Fraser sends tough message on big overhaul 12 5mo
+13 Can I have a company in my own name and still be an investment banker? 4 5mo
+72 Associate 1 at no-name boutique. How screwed am I for lateralling in the current environment? 27 5mo
+35 What’s life like working IB in Dubai? 36 5mo
+14 Leaving the office early? 5 5mo
+26 When will we be able to fully use ChatGPT in IB? 24 5mo
+151 Resilience in the face of rejection 42 5mo
+28 Why am I so stressed / how to mitigate it 12 5mo
+48 Best neighborhoods in SF to live in as a first year analyst? 25 5mo
+9 MSc Decision 8 5mo
+5 Investment Banking in Paris 11 6mo
0 Cambridge Mphil Finance Ranking vs LBS/ LSE/ HEC etc?? 3 6mo
+17 Boys I’m living the IB life rn 10 6mo
+16 Go from generalist M&A to infrastructure team - Tips 12 6mo
+3 Hating France every day of my life 1 6mo
+59 Investment Banking in Paris 44 6mo
+12 Non EU Students trying for IB Placements in London. 23 6mo
+161 Do I Tell My Associate He Might Not Get VP 30 6mo
+9 New IBD Associate Salaries in Europe (Italy/Paris) 2 6mo
+111 Securitization - The hidden gem of IB? 84 6mo
+43 Imperial MSc Finance vs. Full Time MM 36 6mo
+22 GS Classics - Coverage Groups in 2023 23 6mo
+36 UBS won with CS 5 6mo
+44 Analyst Budget Thread Follow Up--Actual Expenses For An Analyst & Associate In Chicago 4 6mo
+31 VP at Inflection Point 8 6mo
+147 I’m out, last thought 34 6mo
+3 Signing Bonus 1 6mo
+30 What would happen if I treated this job like it was just a job… 7 7mo
+35 how comfortable should I be with accounting/valuation concepts? 21 7mo
0 BofA Securitization Hours/Culture 3 7mo
+9 Upwards reviews 1 7mo
0 6-month gap after graduation...what to do (travel) ? 2 7mo
+150 Anyone else feels dumb working in finance? 34 7mo
+19 My friend’s dad is my MD..Anyone have experience? 3 7mo
+18 How do I get better at slide design? 11 7mo
+107 UPDATE - Director wants to “chat” about my model as an intern. Wtf? 8 7mo
+17 PJT Secondaries vs Evercore Secondaries 22 7mo
+39 Merger model : the buyer writes off the seller's shareholder's equity balance, WHY ? 11 7mo
+4 Latest on Lazard 6 7mo
+43 Anxiety with mistakes at work 10 7mo
+1 Sovereign Advisory? 3 7mo

Career Advancement Opportunities

March 2024 Investment Banking

  • Jefferies & Company 02 99.4%
  • Goldman Sachs 19 98.8%
  • Harris Williams & Co. (++) 98.3%
  • Lazard Freres 02 97.7%
  • JPMorgan Chase 04 97.1%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

March 2024 Investment Banking

  • Harris Williams & Co. 18 99.4%
  • JPMorgan Chase 11 98.8%
  • Lazard Freres 05 98.3%
  • Morgan Stanley 07 97.7%
  • William Blair 03 97.1%

Professional Growth Opportunities

March 2024 Investment Banking

  • Lazard Freres 01 99.4%
  • Jefferies & Company 02 98.8%
  • Goldman Sachs 17 98.3%
  • Moelis & Company 06 97.7%
  • Lincoln International 04 97.1%

Total Avg Compensation

March 2024 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (5) $648
  • Vice President (19) $385
  • Associates (81) $263
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (12) $184
  • Intern/Summer Associate (32) $172
  • 2nd Year Analyst (60) $169
  • 1st Year Analyst (193) $159
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (142) $101
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