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+761 8 years old with no finance experience, too late to get into PE? 91 10mo
+240 My Private Equity Recruiting Process 131 4mo
+192 From Private Equity Associate to VP in Private Equity 98 4mo
+160 Overview of Infrastructure Private Equity 97 4mo
+151 Q&A: Retired After a Career in Private Equity 142 1mo
+151 Why is everyone in love with PE? 91 1w
+136 Why I Left PE & Switched to the Public Markets 78 2mo
+119 Must Know Finance Terms 69 4mo
+112 KKR 2021 Analyst Program 589 1w
+112 Is Apollo that bad? 222 1w
+109 THEN and NOW: @CompBanker 78 58m
+107 Reading List for Intellectual Killers 156 1mo
+94 Former MS M&A / KKR here to field questions 255 1y
+90 Warburg Pincus 2021 FT Analyst 260 2mo
+89 VC is a laughable Shitshow - Change my Mind 113 6mo
+88 Distressed Investing: This Time It's Different 33 5mo
+86 STOP obsessing about windows to jump thru for PE!!! 25 1y
+80 Fired from PE firm for getting too drunk at company outing 52 3mo
+78 Q&A: 3rd Year PE Associate ($10bn+ AUM, MBO/LBO, equity, mezz, distressed debt) 134 2y
+74 Q&A: GS/MS IB Analyst —> Megafund PE Associate —> HBS/GSB Business School 99 7mo
+73 Why do people choose megafunds over MM? 182 1y
+73 Are you experienced? Thoughts on growing older 32 2y
+70 Q&A - Analyst at Top PE Fund (TPG, KKR, BX, OAK, Carlyle, APO) 229 3mo
+69 Millionaire by 30 93 10mo
+69 Best day of my life. I broke into PE coming from Community College. Here is my story. 39 3mo
+68 Is Private Equity a Low-IQ Approach to Finance? 162 1mo
+65 Is PE existentially fucked? 48 3mo
+65 Dumb shit - bankers / clients demanding in-person meetings 42 1mo
+65 No country for old I-bankers (starting a mid-career thread for finance professionals) 62 2y
+63 2019 On-Cycle PE Recruiting: Headhunter Ranking 42 4mo
+61 PE Recruiting 2020 Information Thread 268 2h
+61 Investment Banking to Private Equity - 6 Things You Should Know 44 3mo
+60 Elizabeth Warren - “Stop Wall Street Looting Act” 48 12mo
+59 The Promised Land of Private Equity Turned out to be a "Monster Land" 106 11mo
+59 Apollo is revamping recruiting and softening its culture. Here's a look. 77 3w
+59 Private Equity Recruiting Walkthrough – My Experience 18 4mo
+58 Private Equity or Pizza Equity? 72 4mo
+58 Getting ghosted 24/7 51 1mo
+57 Anyone regret LMM/MM? 37 3mo
+57 Private Equity Recruiting Process (From Banking) 59 3mo
+57 A Guide on How to Navigate On-Cycle PE Recruiting 46 2mo
+56 "We don't hire VPs" 79 5mo
+55 What separates the good from the great in Private Equity? 20 8mo
+55 Leave banking to start a PE fund? 72 8mo
+54 Life after PE - the other road 41 4mo
+53 Q&A - Infrastructure PE & IBD 126 2d
+53 Multimillionaire and retired by 30 Q&A 59 8mo
+52 PE Horror Stories 73 9mo
+52 Tricks of the Trade 94 5mo
+51 Q&A: European PE professional at a Large-cap Megafund 118 1mo
+51 Developing the "It Factor" as You Progress in Career - What Puts High Performers on Another Level? 56 10mo
+51 Any Others Dealing With Competitiveness Among Associates / Cut Throat Office Culture? 139 8mo
+50 PE Recruiting Guide 83 4mo
+50 As my username suggests, not sure what to do... 43 4mo
+49 How does one best fit pregnancy into a PE career 38 2y
+48 No PE in my PA 54 2mo
+48 Private Credit / DL Megathread 140 2w
+48 Stereotypes for PE associates at each of the megafunds 34 11mo
+46 Abraaj Capital - Global Anlayst Program - 2017 Intake 405 2y
+45 Hello Old Friends! 63 4mo
+44 Best lifestyle PE firms in terms of hours work, comp/size doesn't matter 32 4mo
+44 Q&A: Went from Community College & Fast Food with a 2.8 GPA to one of the most active PE funds in the world within 3 years. 60 3y
+43 Blah experience at MF, heading to B-school. Recruiting tips? 34 1mo
+42 The Truth Behind PE Compensation 21 3y
+41 2021 On-Cycle Private Equity Recruiting 144 2mo
+39 Q&A: Non-target → Top Bucket SSG Private Credit/Direct Lending 44 1d
+39 Private Equity Recruiting Kicked Off? 101 2y
+39 Do you consider your Private Equity job intellectually stimulating? 59 2y
+38 Vista Equity Partners 2021 152 1mo
+38 Can one get rid of a company's pensions during LBO? 43 1y
+38 Favorite Distressed/Special Situations Plays? 54 1mo
+36 Handling Stress / Burnout in Private Equity 40 3mo
+36 Urgent: PE Offer after being fired 46 4mo
+36 Biggest wastes of time in Private Equity 58 5mo
+36 Likely Getting Pushed Out at End of 2 Years (LMM Buyout) 38 10mo
+35 Software LBO Models for Practice 164 3mo
+35 Megafund PE -> Impact Investing (IFC World Bank)? Am I Crazy? 37 3w
+35 A Non-Target's Perspective - My MM PE Recruiting Process 40 2y
+35 Private Equity: How to Analyze a CIM Effectively? 45 2y
+35 Q&A: GS Special Situations >> Founder of a Private Equity Startup 103 2y
+35 2020 On-Cycle Recruiting Kicks Off 116 1y
+35 Why do you go into PE only to go into HF 35 5d
+34 Why Growth Equity vs Buyout? 34 2d
+34 Would you live here for $200k? 60 4mo
+34 A little advice from a F50 executive 15 4mo
+34 Q&A: Distressed/PE Associate 82 4d
+34 Blackstone PE Culture? 54 3w
+34 What to expect at VC interview? 16 11mo
+34 Q&A: 1st year VC analyst (~750M AUM) 41 1mo
+34 Renewable Energy PE Overview 17 4mo
+32 Confused about carry at PE Fund 21 4mo
+32 PE professional, what's your process while judging an investment? 47 2mo
+32 Anyone have info on Insight Partners? 229 2d
+32 Q&A: VP in Private Equity (Growth Equity + LBO)...Post-MBA...Formerly IB Analyst 44 3mo
+31 Q&A - 1st Year PE Associate at a US MF in Europe (KKR, BX, TCG, WP, TPG, BC, APO) 82 1mo
+30 "Good investment thesis/argument" - where can one find these? 16 7mo
+30 Q&A: 2nd year BA/A/AC at MBB going to UMM/MF in 2020 59 1y
+30 Just got laid off from my 3rd PE job in 4 years - help! 35 1y
+30 Keeping Management Motivated Post-Exit 44 5mo
+30 Does Your PE Fund Let You Co-Invest? 49 3mo
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