Is Solomon Partners on track to be the next Centerview?

Solomon partners has grown tremendously in the past two years. They are tearing it in M&A and have started to win huge exclusive sell side mandates such as the $6 billion acquisition of The Bountiful Company by Nestlé. They have been expanding like crazy the past two years; they have expanded to having 8 different coverage groups and recently poached a well regarded business services rainmaker to start up a chicago office and according to the New York Times they hope to have 20 people in that office by the end of the year. Akin to centerview, they also have one of the nicest offices on the street and some of the best wlb and top notch exits to MF PE. I know they aren't fully comparable to centerview in 2022, but share a lot of resemblance to each other. It looks like solomon partners have planted the seeds to become the next Centerview by 2027. every firm, including centerview starts small but eventually over time grows into what they are today. 

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Feb 11, 2022 - 9:16pm
pjsinsider, what's your opinion? Comment below:

A lot of people at the firm think that we have the potential to become a mini centerview within the next 5 to 10 years. We also have a much nicer office in the folks at CVP...       vimeo . com/392776409

  • Analyst 1 in IB-M&A
Feb 11, 2022 - 9:33pm

Brown oxfords and bagels... typical non-target material smh

Need to recruit target kids that wear black oxfords at Solomon

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  • Analyst 2 in IB - Gen
Feb 11, 2022 - 10:42pm

When I recruited at pj solomom they were by far the most loser hardos I've met out of all the banks.  You know your banks fig group? Imagine an entire bank like that.

They think they are "cool" and "laid back" despite the fact they neurotically are obsessed with IB.

This thread only confirms my experience.

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Just look at this...that's how EVERYONE is there.  

  • Analyst 1 in IB-M&A
Feb 11, 2022 - 11:34pm

Solomon guys throwing monkey shit on everyone who disagrees, but the truth shall prevail

Feb 13, 2022 - 1:28am
pjsinsider, what's your opinion? Comment below:

… I think you're mistaking us for the guys at Centerview, they are by far more "neurotically obsessed about IB" and are bigger "loser hairdos". 

  • Intern in IB-M&A
Feb 11, 2022 - 11:25pm

Everyone is getting so salty at these forum posts about PJS. It's clearly some troll that doesn't work at PJS or CVP

  • Prospect in IB-M&A
Feb 12, 2022 - 12:01am
peterparkerweb

recently poached a well regarded business services rainmaker to start up a chicago office and according to the New York Times they hope to have 20 people in that office by the end of the year.  

lmao the "well regarded business services rainmaker" is an MD poached from Truist... doesn't sound like much of a rainmaker to me

  • Intern in IB-M&A
Feb 14, 2022 - 1:25pm

you're an idiot 

Feb 12, 2022 - 12:49am
punk, what's your opinion? Comment below:

The Solomon Partners and SVB guys are like the kids in school who put on overbearing cologne and bowties at parties

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  • Analyst 2 in IB - Gen
Feb 12, 2022 - 2:04pm

Lmao this is definitely the pjs analysts creating burners and trolling the entire sub with these posts. Maybe 1 of them was serious and is also getting trolled

  • Prospect in IB-M&A
Feb 12, 2022 - 9:25pm

I think they had a one-person office for Rahm Emmanuel (former mayor of chicago), but he's now off to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Japan

  • Intern in IB-M&A
Feb 13, 2022 - 4:31pm

lmao hardo 

Feb 14, 2022 - 3:37pm
Your boy Blue, what's your opinion? Comment below:

You clearly haven't worked in banking...

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  • Intern in IB-M&A
Feb 14, 2022 - 3:35pm

  • Intern in IB-M&A
Mar 7, 2022 - 1:59pm

You do understand OP is trolling?

  • Prospect in IB-M&A
Apr 6, 2022 - 2:48pm

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  • Associate 2 in IB - Gen
Mar 8, 2022 - 2:37am

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May 21, 2022 - 11:37pm
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