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+133 Joined New Firm; Complete Non-Cultural Fit > Let Go in 6 Months327h
+90 Why The Hate on Sourcing?341d
+86 Best PE Analyst Programs vs Opportunity Cost (top IB)254w
+69 Q&A: 2nd Year Associate at a MM Private Equity Fund421w
+63 Is PE Fu.cked?322d
+58 London Private Credit Compensation 2022371d
+52 Private Equity Interview 1-Day Bootcamp - Nov 12th - Only 15 Seats73w
+52 Sad MBA student recruiting in recession 213d
+49 What does your personal portfolio look like?512w
+43 What are the best Special Sits/PC firms?2720h
+42 Senior Comp at MF PC231w
+41 Does it still make sense to be a PE associate at 29 years old?223w
+40 Odds of HSW from MF PE?211h
+36 What “learning” in IB will be most important for PE success?86d
+35 I love PE but I don't like making deals – help? | Non IP roles in PE166d
+34 What would you do in this scenario?62w
+33 Chicago PE firms (comprehensive list and tiers)202h
+30 Bay Area Special Situations/Private Credit111w
+30 Double major in a language?101d
+29 If I am struggling in IB, is PE probably not for me? 113w
+29 Getting smart in industry for interviews63w
+29 How does carry work?172w
+27 Software Eng to Growth Equity Feedback101w
+27 IB vs PE Pay Progression in Canada221d
+26 LBO question (modeling margin contraction)54w
+25 Is MF PE overrated?203w
+24 Secondaries culture/comps/hours 252w
+23 Joining a smaller fund at a bigger PE firm34w
+20 Company A has twice CapEx142w
+20 Co Invest 192w
+20 Lifer Banker vs PE Exit131w
+20 Where to start lol 71w
+19 Centerbridge - culture, WLB, comp?51d
+19 PE Interview - If you could see only one financial statement (IS / BS / CFS)...73w
+19 At a crossroads - looking for guidance22w
+19 Going through a difficult period 61w
+19 BYOD - Phone Policy31w
+18 First time PE fund. Comp structure102w
+18 How to find post-PE opportunities?31w
+18 Senior Associate at first time fund 79h
+17 What is the state of growth equity / crossover funds?93w
+17 Is eMBA of any use for relocation and placement to PE/VC?33w
+17 Best team in KKR PE?151w
+17 Help me choose, please.61w
+16 Energy / Oil and Gas PE Recruiting Process71w
+16 Interviewed Head of PE, Snr. MDs at a UMM firm - waiting for feedback still?112w
+16 Lateral as PE Associate for Pay?11w
+15 Am I being insane leaving medicine to launch a career in finance?73w
+15 Moving Upmarket from LMM but Title Demotion43w
+15 Blackstone / Bain Capital Credit Liquid Credit Exit Opps13w
+15 How to back out of process?33w
+15 Best PE Associate prep 32w
+15 Quantitative Trader vs Distressed Private Credit/Equity61w
+15 Can't get rid of lifer associate 155d
+15 Value creation / LBO Model418h
+14 Stuck with LBO model62w
+14 Accel KKR or JMI Equity? 82w
+14 Rothschild Five Arrows Long Term - London 51w
+14 BB ER Associate Industrials —> PE?91w
+14 Should I stay or should I go? A crossroads21w
+14 If you could go back and redo college/career choice…21w
+14 Lateral VP - Conversation Advice46d
+14 Is the switch from consulting to private equity possible?510h
+13 Move from IB to REPE21w
+13 NYC firm cannabis screening?162w
+13 The rat race & mentally exhausted31w
+13 Seeking your opinions - boredom11w
+13 Best PE Firms in NJ?41w
+13 IB at a top 5 bank in Canada or Secondaries at an Elite boutique in the US?21w
+13 What to do if your fund failed?71w
+13 Would this be a good reason to start looking for another role?24d
+13 Management Options 11d
+12 Percheron Capital - Insights 93w
+12 Genstar vs apax262w
+12 Is it worth it to skip the sell-side experience?93w
+12 PE On Cycle - Prep Question13w
+12 PE Recruiting Courses13w
+12 KKR Diversity Symposium — anyone hear?132w
+12 New PortCo - Credit Cards?12w
+12 Should I leave VC for an MM PE?91d
+12 When can I launch my own fund?141w
+12 What to do as college senior to prep for GE/PE recruiting?21w
+12 Back-leverage in Infra PE72d
+12 Building Technology For Private Credit Funds11w
+12 Optum M&A Senior Analyst 81w
+12 PE take home case study with no previous experience? HELP!!31w
+12 GS Private OC - Got AC for a different division121w
+12 Haven’t Started PE Recruiting Yet56d
+12 can you go around the headhunters?710h
+11 How do you value a PE firm24w
+11 Paper LBO Assumptions33w
+11 struck out MF PE AN162w
+11 Secondaries Funds that simply Index...12w
+11 Why go to a MF if their carry is not as much as UMM?202w
+11 Question on PE Firms12w
+11 GS PE Summer Analyst?66d
+11 Ares PE Europe61w
+11 debt paydown - PE transaction32d
+11 Can't wait to leave banking and go to PE where the grass 100% has to be greener1211h
+11 Risk it all for a PE Analyst Poisiton ?51d
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