What job field do you want to eventually be in after IB analyst?

It sounds like there are a lot of exit opportunities after the analyst gig in IB. I want to ask: what field do you want to eventually be in long term? 

Job field after IB analyst?

Private Equity / Growth Equity / Venture Capital
40% (134 votes)
Investment Banking
7% (23 votes)
Hedge Fund
12% (40 votes)
Private Credit
6% (19 votes)
Corporate Development
8% (26 votes)
Consulting
2% (6 votes)
Entrepreneur
9% (29 votes)
Tech
2% (7 votes)
Other / Not Sure Yet
16% (54 votes)
Total votes: 338
 

Do people ever move from ib to corporate banking or markets? 

 

ECM/DCM sometimes, actual markets (S&T) groups no. Corp banking rarely - at many groups this is a 15-20% discount on hours for a much bigger discount on pay. 

People rarely want to stay at a big bank at all, let alone in an adjacent group that is still working significant hours. The amount of inefficiency and headaches involved with a 200k+ employee organization is huge.

 

I hardly know anyone who wanted the HF track and I went to a target then top BB. You make marginally more than PE gigs with the same YOE but it’s a much more stressful job with way less job security. Doesn’t make any sense for those who want a long and fruitful career.

If you’re in love with markets, that’s a different story. But most people aren’t.

 

How often do investment banking analysts to go VC after? I haven’t seen too many people go there maybe only 1 or 2 people 

 

Could you give a brief of LO AM? Seen it on here a few times and not sure what it is (can deduce the benefits are in still maintaining a great salary + much better hours)

 

Interesting - everyone still wants to work in pe / vc lol 

 

LO AM but landing a seat is TOUGH. Wish I started here ngl

 

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