Exit ops after Investment Banking

Hi guys, I am very interested in going into investment banking at a BB after college but the long hours discourage me from having a long term career there. What are the different types of exits ops that I can have after 2-3 years at a BB. I know about the PE and HF routes but I was wondering if there were any other options with much less hours. I would be willing to take a salary almost the same at the previous job but I would not like to take a pay cut. Another idea that I was pondering was going into private equity in other cities like Miami or Atlanta. Would I be able to start higher off at these firms rather than going to Private Equity firms in New York, and have less hours? Another idea was being able to take a corporate position in a fortune 500 company. Basically what options do I have to not take a pay cut, have significantly less hours (40-50), and work somewhere other than New York?

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  • Prospect in IB - Gen
Jan 6, 2022 - 10:20pm

If you want less hours, you'll have to take a paycut. Honestly, PE is often a paycut as well

  • Principal in PE - LBOs
Jan 7, 2022 - 12:58am

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