How to lateral to sr aso / vp position in PE

Might be getting ahead of myself here, but I've become increasingly convinced the MBA route is a waste of time and money.

Ik many investment professionals do the tried and proven 2-2-2 route to ascend into more senior pe roles, but what if you're at a fund that requires an MBA to move up and you don't want to pay for one (tuition + op cost is exhorbitant). I signed for a program UMM / MF and think maybe I should've gone to a partner-track fund, but they seem to be few and far between.

For those who have successfully lateraled into sr aso / vp roles at partner-track funds without b-school / directly after a program, how did you do it? Is there a set of known funds that are inclined to take experienced laterals at this level?

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  • Intern in IB - Gen
Jan 21, 2022 - 10:32pm

Very interested as well, in same position as op

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Jan 22, 2022 - 8:36am

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