+488 When did recruiting get so bad 139 1w
+156 IBD exit doesn't exist in HK 67 1w
+116 Quit IB and become a Cowboy? Thoughts? 34 2w
+123 Zurich is Paradise 81 3w
+4 US News 2023 rankings top 25 5 1mo
+25 Peruvian Monkey enters MSc. Finance at LBS 8 1mo
+1 BTG Pactual FICC & Equities Research 1 1mo
+31 Investment Banking in Brazil 17 1mo
+42 Can anyone give me some Insights on Santander Corporate & Investment Banking? 55 1mo
+268 Centerview Partners is paradise 40 2mo
+24 Goldman Sachs Interview Process 9 2mo
+1,316 Life after Investment Banking 361 2mo
+37 Discuss: How to fight back against insecure, narcissistic, backstabbing colleague or superior? 5 2mo
0 Summer Analyst superday travel question 1 3mo
+8 Morgan Stanley Financial Sponsors Group info 14 3mo
+19 [Sht Post I think - but not sure] Why Investment Banks Like To Hire Military Vets 5 4mo
+36 International Students in Banking 35 4mo
+7 Canadian Wages 23 4mo
+7 Wells Levfin or FSG? 11 5mo
0 Del 1 5mo
+8 RBC PubFin/Municipal Finance Summer Analyst Superday (NYC) 3 5mo
+35 What’s life like working IB in Dubai? 36 5mo
+19 Anyone Interested in IB or PE recruiting (HK&LDN)? Happy to answer and discuss! 33 5mo
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+3 Corporate Debt Sizing Excel models using CFAD & DSCR 2 8mo
+889 F*&King Analysts 164 8mo
+9 Bob Kindler is a legend why go back to law? 2 8mo
+3 U.S. best investment banks energy 2015, Thoughts?? 3 8mo
+18 Best LevFin team for modeling experience? 42 8mo
+31 On what floor do you work? 18 8mo
+47 Banks that Pay USD in Canada 41 8mo
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+5 Uber Eats 1 9mo
+9 Lazard layoffs 16 9mo
+11 Bossy Associate 10 9mo
+14 Is Investment Banking the Right Path for Me? 2 10mo
0 IB LatAm Superday 1 10mo
+16 rerecruit for 2025 sa? [repost for traction] 6 10mo
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+25 2028 SA Megathread 5 10mo
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+3 Selected for CM RD1 mean dinged for IBD? 1 10mo
+39 European breaking into USA IB strategy post 26 11mo
+5 UC Berkeley target? 4 11mo
+9 changing majors after SA offer - bad? 1 11mo
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+835 Getting Crushed is Paradise 53 11mo
+9 Toronto Globals/BB Banking Pay and Corporate Banking 18 11mo
+73 Investment Banking in South Africa 34 11mo
+9 No internship, what next! 1 11mo
+124 Low Testosterone in IB (or high finance in general) 42 12mo
+63 WITG is Paradise 11 1y
+33 How can a foreigner make it to wall street? 13 1y
+16 Weird guy on our floor 12 1y
+3 US Banks in Canada 4 1y
+3 Currency Exchange Rate Technical Question 1 1y
+8 HELP! Incoming Qatalyst Intern Misspells Name 6 1y
+63 What to do with life after IB? 28 1y
+14 Delete 9 1y
+7 Do you have to disclose an expunged minor misdemeanor (non-theft or securities related) charge to FINRA? 17 1y
+184 Sweet Sweet Victory 31 1y
+15 Which other division/experience would better prepare me to face a career in IB? 2 1y
+6 UK Corporate Banking Comp Progression 8 1y
+3 Lateral “down” 1 1y
+64 Allen & Co. the Invisible Investment Bank 62 1y
+897 Want to get me on the phone? Here's how - a networking overview. 207 1y
+149 WSO 2022 Investment Banking Work-Conditions Survey (Part 1/3) 16 1y
+424 Private Equity is Paradise 41 1y
+527 Scheming IB as an Analyst 87 1y
+81 Direct Promotion From Summer Analyst to Managing Director Is Paradise 8 1y
+6 whos holds the pen on CIMs 2 1y
+69 who is richer? MF PE or F100 CEO 24 1y
+12 Leverage for a Capex-intensive business 1 1y
+55 Banker Bags are Paradise 5 1y
+57 Anyone else think pay in London is horrible now 45 1y
+8 MS in Finance or Accounting or MS CS? 7 1y
+9 Messing up technical during interview 6 1y
+10 Market pricing for a loan -- Please Help! 6 1y
+4 UK recession impact on M&A deal flow 2 1y
+196 Just Graduated, no Job, help. 228 1y
+3 "Pen and Paper" IB and PE Interview Questions? 1 1y
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Career Advancement Opportunities

March 2024 Investment Banking

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  • 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

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  • 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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