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2021 Job Outlook?

sllm4235

Hey folks. This here has the opportunity to become a thread for discussion about the next recession. So I'm currently a student on a 3-year course, graduating in 2021. Now, of course nothing is ever for certain, but there is an awful lot of talk about something called a 'recession', along with w...

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How I Broke Into Goldman IBD From a Non-Target

JD665511

Hello Everyone, I am a senior at a non-target school in the northeast and have recently accepted a FT offer in IBD at GS. For background, I have a 3.75+ GPA, no experience in investment banking, and no familial ties to wall street. I wanted to share my story of how I made it to GS coming from a non...

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Merger Model: Merging FYE Dec 31 and Jan 31

Jakob Ne

Dear all, Currently, I am busy building my own merger model for educational/training purposes. In specific, I am assuming to merge Nvidia and AMD as of February 2018. Now I am confronted with the pity that Nvidia's FY17 ends at 31.01.2018 and AMD's at 31.12.2017. At this time no 18Q1 exist for both...

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Become a Professional Equity Trader

cjedly1

I discovered trading in my senior in college and I fell in love since. Not because of the potential to make money but mostly for who I am becoming. I want to work for a firm where I can trade and learn the business but it is so hard because I don't have any finance background. Plus I am 30 years old...

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Hot Takes Only: All Hedge Fund Analysts Are Fags

FratLord

Welcome to Season 1: Episode 1 of Hot Takes Only, the Saga There is no Hedge Fund in the world that does not fit the description of a "bunch of fags". I don't care how dope their office is, how much they're paying you to be around them or what hotel they booked you in for the night - they are st...

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UK Corporate Broking. Any insight?

Prixn

Hi guys, Any insight about corporate broking divisions in IB? Hours, Comps, daily Job (Modeling skills needed), Exits etc.? ...

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IB Groups explanations

monkeytomd

Hey everyone, There's a few groups that I can't seem to comprehend even after a few Google searches. Could someone explain the primary purpose of these 3: Fig, financial sponsors, and LevFin? ...

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Add Derivative Liabilities to EV?

IB FTW

I understand typically you add "interest-bearing debt" into EV (if you start from Equity Value). It seems that you suppose to add Pension Obligation as well which is not necessarily interest-bearing, but in a way Pension Obligation is a sum that needs to be paid off by buyers. Shouldn't you add Deri...

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2019 GS Exploratory Hirevue

dkbb

Hey Guys, I just received the GS hirevue for the 2019 exploratory program, what should I be expecting from it? Anyone know the questions? Are the questions all the same for every applicant? thanks for the feedback....

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What is going on in Houston?

dunkindonutscoffee

Can anyone in Houston provide some insight into what is happening over there right now with the oil prices and volatility? Are any layoffs happening at any level? Much thanks....

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Does anyone know these firms?

eachisown

Does anyone know anything about two PE firms in Grand Rapids, Michigan called Blackford Capital or Auxo Investment Partners? I am considering applying or at least trying to network with some of their people. ...

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What major combination to choose and the importance of GPA

rdesaint

I am an undergraduate student at Notre Dame and I just finished the first semester of my sophomore year. I am still not sure about my major combination. Should I aim for a Finance degree with something like ACMS (Applied Computational Mathematics and Statistics)? How valuable is a major like that in...

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BAML Houston

houstonbound

Hi - Does anyone know much about BAML’s Houston team? What is their focus? Who are they? They seem to be new? ...

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Greenhill Boston office?

John-Jacobs1

Couldn't find anything online or on their website and was curious if they had a Tech focused office there. ...

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Should I delay graduation?

mynameisjeff1

For some context im starting a new college in january where I will be a "sophmore." Im transferring from a large public bschool think UT McCombs/ IU Kelley/ Wisco and im transferring to the bschool of BC/Nova/ND. Since im losing alot of credits in the process of transferring, ill have to do 17/18 cr...

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M&A Writeup for networking opportunity?

creditrevolver

Hello monkeys, I was wondering if I could get some advice. I have a call later in the week with an analyst at an EB (evercore, lazard, etc) who graduated from my school. I am also meeting said analyst at a small school event hosted by the firm in January. I want to prepare something to give to the ...

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O&G Banking in NYC

nolakidinnyc

I am a sophomore in college in NYC pursuing a career in IB. I hope to work in NY post-grad for a while, as that is where my alumni network is strongest. However, in the long-term I plan on going home (New Orleans) or somewhere closer to home. I know that Oil and Gas are the only real verticals th...

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Summer 2020 Recruiting Has Started.. (See Attached)

champagnepaki

I applied to a certain bank for SA19 in June. It's now only two months later, and I've just applied to their SA 2020. Am I reading this wrong or am I misunderstanding the app? This is pretty retarded - I applied just in case. ...

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JPM teams and team selection for summer internship

InvestingScientist

Hey, I wanted to get peoples opinions on the strengths of JPM's teams. Which would be best for an summer intern in terms of good culture within the team, deal flow, prestige, amount of modelling work and exit opps. I have heard M&A/TMT/DI EMEA teams are very strong but was looking for confirmation...

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Unofficial Spring Recruiting timeline? (Departures, bonuses etc)

John-Jacobs1

Just was curious how the "spring recruiting" (I know this isn't a formal cycle) works. From January-May what is the rough timeline to be ready for? For example, when do bonuses come in, when do departures usually occur and when does HR start looking for referrals?...

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GPA dropped below cutoff after accepting offer help!

onecuriousmonkey

Hi everyone, please help me figure this out, essentially should I be worried or not? I am currently a Junior and will be a Senior after this summer. Last fall my GPA was a 3.5 which is what I had on my resume when I applied for my summer internship. I accepted a summer analyst position with a respe...

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Which Industry Group Suits Me?

ka_1

As I will soon have to make the choice of choosing a particular industry group to join, I was wondering what advice members of this forum had in reflection of my passion and interests. I always think it's interesting to see a good discussion develop on the different coverage groups within banks. So...

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HSBC London GBM SA

Engineer Monky

Hi guys, I've applied for a GBM SA with HSBC in London and received my second email today saying that they're reviewing my application, has anyone gotten any further with the application process or is everyone in the same position as me?...

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Citibank Corporate Banking Summer Analyst 2019 summer internship

KB212

Hi guys! I have applied to the CB Summer 2019 Int. at Citibank in London, and did the phone interviews about 3 and 1/2 weeks ago and still didn't hear from them, my status is still "Under Business Review". Did any one of you hear back from them, CB or IB in London?? I'm worried as it took longer ...

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Internship extending not as long as hoped

Wolfofgeorgestreet

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IB with Best TMT group in London

indieologue

Hi guys, I'll be attending MFin program at Cambridge this coming fall and hoping to secure a fulltime M&A position in London as soon as I graduate in 2017. I have always been interested in the TMT sector and was wondering if you have any suggestions on which IB (boutique or BB) I should aim for? L...

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Oxford vs Dartmouth (Undergrad, International Student)

TheBag

I'm an international student interested in IB/HF/finance in general. I've been accepted to Dartmouth ED and am awaiting a decision from Oxford University to study Economics and Management. While I'm waiting with not much to do, I was hoping I could get some insight into whether I should choose Oxfor...

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HL Final Round Insights

Nyian

Hi guys, I was invited to the final round of the interview process for FT position in FRG. I will be talking to two VPs as told. Can you guys share some insights and experiences? Thank you!...

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FIG Valuations in Practice

FP_MA

Does anybody here with actual FIG M&A experience see people using DCF modelling as the valuation driver in deals? Was recently working with another bank and all of their valuations for the deal were based on DCF instead of comps or residual income? Is this typical at a lot of firms?...

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Is it taboo to ask what the details of an interview will be?

enterthemonkey

I have a 2nd round interview for an origination role at the ECM arm of a boutique. They told me the interview will last x amount of hours and that it's between 2 partners and some associates. Is it okay for me to ask what to expect the interview to be like?...

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Thoughts on below average starting offer: non-target

Dodd-Frank

Basically I am wondering what your thoughts are on my situation. I went to a non-target and did not go hard enough to get a prestigious offer. I’ve been focusing on IB the last two years and it’s what I am set on pursuing. My offer while appreciated is not as great as the BB or EB salaries I hav...

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Where should I invest my bonus?

JH Rider

Old topic, looking to refresh conversation given current state of market (Dec 2018). DISCLAIMER: NO ONE'S INPUT WILL BE CONSIDERED LEGAL ADVISE. Haha. Just want ideas. About to get paid for first full year of work. Expecting $50k (~30k post tax). Just wanted to ask around to see what people did wi...

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Did a seasonal internship in banking, but doing my SA in technology. How to get back to banking?

mtinIB

Hi all, I did an internship during the school year at a healthcare boutique (think Leerink/Ladenburg) but accepted in offer at a BB doing data science and engineering. I got the offer at the BB before I got the offer at the boutique and have really enjoyed the work and pace. Any recommendations to...

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Miami University (OH) Investment Banking Chances?

scottravida23

Hello, I was just accepted my offer of admission from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. I know that I want to pursue a career in Investment Banking. Is it possible to land a job on Wall Street or a major Chicago firm coming out of this school? (assuming 3.5+ GPA and solid extracurriculars). What ste...

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