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+19Didn't get paid a bonus as a PE Associate...

mrburn451

To preface: - This is a longish post under a burner account. If you don’t want to read it the TL;DR is that I work at a small <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> shop as a first year(and now 2nd year) associate and didn’t get a bonus this year. Don’t think its...

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+19How to Diligence Firm Culture / Determine Fit (Post-MBA / After 2-Year Program)

Pro Forma

Hi all - Wanted to get some perspective / insight from some of the more senior / tenured <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> members on something I have been trying to figure out for a while. Come this summer I'll be rolling off of my associate program at an...

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+19Current VC associate taking questions

VC_associate_13

I'm currently working as a pre-MBA associate at a leading Silicon Valley <abbr title="venture capital">VC</abbr> firm (nearly $1B in current AUM). Happy to take any questions about working as a <abbr title="venture capital">VC</abbr> associate,...

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+192020 On-Cycle Recruiting Anecdote

banker832

On-cycle <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> recruiting is a nightmare. Your sense of self-worth becomes tied to a result that is ultimately out of your hands. Rejection is inevitable and crushing. Remember this is a small step in your career and working in private...

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+19Do PE IR guys get paid on par with Investment team?

firstclassflyer

Curious if anyone has any visibility on compensation as you approach the upper levels of IR/Marketing/BizDev roles at large funds? It appears that compensation becomes very close to that of the investment professionals, particularly as you get to the upper levels where equity stake gets...

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+19AMA: Fundraising for Private Equity, Cap Intro & Investor Relations Career Paths

earthwalker7

Guys, Below is an AMA podcast + some key takeaways on fundraising for <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> and <abbr title="hedge funds">HFs</abbr>. I was in-house IR at a couple <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr>...

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+18Most active credit shops in the market?

Looney_Tunes99

First year <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> analyst looking to make the transition to direct lending, who are the most active direct lenders/mezzanine/opportunistic credit shops in the market right now?

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+18JUMP Investors

lbojoe

What is JUMP Investors? I looked at their website and it said JUMP is an early and growth stage <abbr title="venture capital">VC</abbr> firm. They have apparently invested in Google, Akamai, Didi, and Lyft which is super impressive but I don't know how good they...

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+18Moelis NY placements for this cycle (HF and PE)?

ProspectiveMonkey12345678

Hello everyone! I will be interning at Moelis <abbr title="New York">NY</abbr> in Summer 2019 and was just curious how well Moelis analysts placed this cycle. Appreciate any information regarding this!

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+18The PE career path

confused23

I'm trying to get a better gauge of the careers in and out of <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>. While the 2 year stint in <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> out of <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>...

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+18PE and HF Headhunters

TheBigBambino

A list of Headhunters I came across. Figured I'd share it. Some don't seem that great, but I've interacted with a few names on the list. Really wish I had this list 2 years ago when I entered finance... <h3>Hedge Fund and Private Equity Headhunter...

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+18Transitioning Culture: Distressed Deal

m_1

Anyone have a good learning resource on transition culture at a distressed company post-acquisition? Feeling pretty good about a distressed co. we just picked up but the culture is seriously fucked because the last owner was not running off a real management structure.

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+17Answering Why Private Equity - 9 Key Answers

lionwater

This question pops up in almost every private equity interview. It's not something that will land you the job, but the wrong answer will get you dinged. <img style="padding: 0 15px;" src="https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/files/whype_1_0.png"...

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+17From PE >> Startup >> Back to PE

Black Jack

Wanted to get some thoughts from people on the forum about prospects of moving back to an investing role after leaving for a startup. Currently working as a 1st year VP at a large (upper MM) fund, where I've spent the past 3.5 years. I have an opportunity to move to an early stage startup...

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+17Retired Kobe Bryant announced his $100M venture capital firm

fine-nance

To start off, I love Kobe Bryant - the guy is a legend. Today, he <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/breaking-into-private-equity-and-vc">announced his venture capital</a></span> firm, called <strong>Bryant Stibel</strong>, and...

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+17How to Spend the Next Year in IB to Prepare for PE

Nitemare423

Hello all - for those of us who have accepted <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> offers for summer 2018, what would you recommend us do in our next year in banking to help prepare for the job? My understanding is to: 1) take every opportunity to think like an investor,...

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+17AMA: Mega Fund Associate - Asia Pacific Edition

frostnovae783

This website gave me a lot of true (and not so true) information into the industry, but more importantly, the amount of comments from people who have no idea what they are talking about made me laugh a lot. So in this context I thought I would give back to the community that provided me with...

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+17HF to PE post-MBA - my story and seeking advice (long-time poster)!

big unit

Hello all! As you can see from my King Kong status and my post history, but I've been on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> for a long time and was a regular columnist a few years ago. I've benefited tremendously from my interactions on <abbr...

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+17AMA: 1st year FoF Infrastructure at Buyside

truelondoner

<h4>Background</h4> <ul><li>Private Equity Infrastructure Funds, Secondaries and Co-investments</li> <li>Experience in Institutional Asset Management & Investment Research (Mutual funds)</li> <li><abbr title="Chartered Financial...

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+17Family office Private Equity - help

lifeinpe2017

Would you work for a family office that does PE? What is the pay difference between direct <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> and 'normal' pe? Please help!

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+17Lateral or B-School?

AZMonkey

Hi all, I'm currently an associate going into his 3rd year at a <abbr title="megafund">MF</abbr> in <abbr title="New York">NY</abbr>. I'm starting to think of next steps and am curious to hear the thought process of those who were on a...

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+16Venture Capital Salary versus BB and Private Equity

Nabil725

Hi everyone. I wanted to get some candid advice from all of you about a job I'm thinking about taking. It is a <abbr title="venture capital">VC</abbr> role at a top-tier firm. I'm being directly hired as an associate (so I'll skip the two-year analyst role)....

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+16Two-Year Sabbatical/Break from PE

spinyourwheels

I’m a Senior Associate at a <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> fund in my mid-20s. I enjoy what I do, but want to try something different. I’ve had an entrepreneurship bug as far back as I can remember,...

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+16Life after 2 years in Private Equity

thehalifaxgroup

Hey guys, so I know a lot of what bankers do these days is 2 years in banking, 2 in <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> and then 2 for <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr>, but what comes after? (assuming of course we are...

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+16VC startup idea - PE or VC interest? Are these numbers viable?

faceslappingcompilation

Seeking ~14mm in <abbr title="venture capital">VC</abbr> capital for a startup (in multiple funding rounds...starting with a 2mm Seed round) Can you guys give me a list of 10-20 <abbr title="venture capital">VC</abbr> firms that I should...

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+16Very detailed notes of Peter Thiel's startup class at Stanford

andyinsandiego

I came across a blog with very specific notes on the class Peter Thiel is currently teaching at Stanford. I've been going through a class lecture a day when I get some down time in the office. Here are some takeaways I thought we're good from the first 3 lessons. (Some of these are...

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+16KKR 2020 Analyst program

jo1421

It seems <abbr title="Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.">KKR</abbr> is starting an analyst program again starting full time in 2020. Does anyone have some info on what the program is like? Is it industry specific or generalist, career progress after (2 and out vs direct...

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+16PJT Secondary Advisory FT Analyst?

justachimp2

Hello everyone. A bit new to <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> in that I have not officially posted before. I recently received a first round interview invitation for PJT Partner's Park Hill Secondary Advisory Group in <abbr title="New York...

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+16AMA: Senior Associate at MM PE Fund

clearingfog

I used <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> extensively when I was breaking into finance and have been meaning to do this for a few years now. **Background**: I grew up in a town with <1,000 people and had never heard of ibanking. I then went to a non-target...

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+16My advice on an initial call with a VC

TheBigBambino

I don’t know how many entrepreneurs are actually on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> but I know there are a few. Additionally I know there are some people that are just generally interested in how a junior <abbr title="venture...

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+15How Private Equity Owned Companies Fund Add-Ons

5000 Meters

Just like the title says I am interested in learning more about how <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> backed companies finance add-on acquisitions. Generally when these companies are already levered up, they need to use excess cash to pay down debt. Is the company...

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+15Private Equity vs. Venture Capital in 2018

LostInTheStreet

It's 2018, and both <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> and <abbr title="venture capital">VC</abbr> deal activity have rarely been higher. As a 3rd year Analyst in Consulting with both PE-transferable skills (Corp Fin cases, commercial due...

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+15Modeling tests/case studies to share?

PEjunkie

I'm just beginning the recruiting process at a number of <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> shops and wanted to ask if anyone is willing to share some modeling tests/case studies? I want to brush up on my skills. Happy to share what I have as well.

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+15Cap IQ List of PE Firms

Anonymous Monkey

[Mod Note: <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> now has a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/wso-company-database">Company Database where you</a></span> can filter by industry (PE) and zip code: ...

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+15How real is the pigeonhole?

AtomicPenguin

Hey guys need some insight here: so I’m a second year analyst at a <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> power group at the moment but have the opportunity to move internally to another group. They're just starting out a junior team at this office and so I’d work...

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+15Funniest EBITDA adjustment... Go

dino3253

Pro-forma run-rate bank NTM <abbr title="earnings before interest tax depreciation and amortization">EBITDA</abbr> - included a ramping unit adjustment and weather adjustment Any others?

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+15Buyside Jobs out of Undergrad

curiousinvesting

How do the people who get jobs at places like Silver Lake, Silver Point, and Blackstone do it? Are they just smarter, do they work harder, is it connections? And how do those jobs compare to top banking jobs at <abbr title="Goldman Sachs">GS</abbr>, MS or EBs?

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+15Independent/fundless sponsor and Family Office surge

Little Sheep

What is the wise <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> community's thoughts on the rise of independent/fundless sponsors as well as uptick in Family Offices? Will this play out long term and fair well against a downturn vs traditional funds?

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+15AMA: Non Targ -> BB Coverage Group -> Incoming MM PE

FeedMeDealFlow

Hey y'all, i haven't been nearly as active on this website in the past few years, but this place was instrumental in my development as a prospective student, intern and also as a relatively avid reader during my time in <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>,...

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+15Ask an Institutional LP anything.

Hugh Myron

Fire away with questions and I'll give my answers/opinions. I've done diligence on everything from early-stage <abbr title="venture capital funds ">VCs</abbr> to megafunds. Feel free to PM if your question is sensitive.

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+15Starting A Search Fund (Micro PE Firm)

Xepa

I'm finishing up my <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> at Wharton right now and am starting a search fund right now. I've read that <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> firms are starting to eat into search fund...

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+14How do you stay organized at work (both in general and on action item lists)? (x-post w/ MC forum)

rp1990

TL,DR: I'm dangerously disorganized at work, and would love to hear about your method of organization and staying on top of tasks. Hi folks! Thanks for stopping by. Some context: I went into management consulting right after college, and remained there for 3-4 across 2 different...

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+14Books on Distressed Management

m_1

Any good recommendations? I'm reading Andy Grove's book but would love some recommendations on books that cover managing/leading distressed companies.

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+14Private Equity Interview Questions - 13 Topics to Know

KeyboardMaster2

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+14Observations of a PE Analyst

Bateman Begins

<em><strong>Edit:</strong> The following pertain to my personal experience in private equity in a region outside of the US. Continue reading only if you are interesting in knowing about something that does not conform to generally accepted norms in <abbr title="private...

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+14Re - Lifestyle in Private Equity (lower mid to mid market space)

Dingdong08

<em>Mod Note (Andy): This recent comment by 2015 member of the year @Dingdong08" from the thread "<a href="//www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/long-term-pe-lifestyle">Long-term <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> - Lifestyle</a>"...

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+14AMA: Tier 2 consultant to UMM/MF PE

Bubba-

Happy to do an AMA to give back and talk about how I went from a tier 2 consulting shop to UMM/<abbr title="megafund">MF</abbr> <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr>. <h3>My background</h3> <h4>Multiple interviews</h4> I...

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+14Oncycle PE Recruiting Schedule - 2020 Class

MF vp in NY

Kids in 1st year analyst programs........ I work for one of the top <abbr title="megafunds">MFs</abbr> (Bx, Kkr, Apollo, Carly...etc.), and we are NOT kicking off the process next week. We are not even done with our events so Stop asking. Its likely going to be same as...

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+14Private Equity Tricks

BalkanCowboy

Hi guys, I'll keep it simple... what tricks will private equity managers use to make returns look bigger, improve balance sheet, legally decrease taxes, make money out of thin air, etc... Please share secret sauce ingredients. Comments appreciated & looking forward to a...

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+14Making Partner at a Megafund

Vanker

Hi friends, I was wondering how people who are working at <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> <abbr title="megafund">MF</abbr> perceive the possibility of staying there long-term. Three main questions that come to my mind: (1) Is it an...

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+14Why are PE Funds much larger than Hedge Funds?

thefinancekid

In terms of AUM, <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> Funds tend to be larger than <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-hedge-fund-HF" rel="nofollow"><abbr title="hedge...

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+14Sports Private Equity

D3soccerguy

I had a thought the other day. Are there any firms that have invested in a sports team/franchise as say a 'portfolio company'? One example, although a bit different, is Elliot Management took control of historic Italian Football team AC Milan this summer after the past owner...

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+1429yr Unpaid Year in PE?

lmc2018

In short, I am 29 years old and trying to transition from a concentrated equity fund (think like 15 stocks, research-intensive) to a private equity role. Tough sledding thus far after distributing a few cover letters explaining my background and motivation for wanting to make the switch....

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+14Paying for carry at fund

slothsloth

Just joined a secondaries fund and was given the option to subscribe for carried interest at the fund. However, I would need to finance this myself. Was wondering if: (a) Do you all pay for the carry at your fund? Wanted to see if this was market practice. (b) If not, do you invest the...

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+14Healthcare Rollup Strategy

takenotes08

Hi All, I recently left my <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> gig to try something more entrepreneurial. I built a thesis around rolling up certain assets in the healthcare industry that trade at low multiples (3-5x) which can be leveraged easily and can trade at up...

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+13Family Office Database List

WallStreetOasis.com

<h3><em>1,308 Firms / 2,590 Emails / 2,074 LinkedIn Profile URLs / 1276 Phone Numbers and Growing Fast</em></h3> <a href="https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/files/wso-family-office-database-v31.pdf"><img...

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+13What is Canada comp like?

Bankerstreet

Hey everyone I just have a quick question about <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> in Canada. What are the <abbr title="comparable analysis">comps</abbr> like at the big Canadian <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> shops...

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+13Net worth of Private Equity associates

federernadal

So I graduated from a target in 2012 (no debt), immediately joined a <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> in 2012, and made the transition to <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> in 2015. My net worth today (I always calculate it the first of...

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+13AMA: MM PE (~$1.5B AUM) Associate in Asia

Dorsia Board Observer

Hi <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> community, The forum has always been beneficial to me. Therefore, I decided to do this AMA to help others. I'm currently an associate at a middle market private equity firm (~$1.5B AUM) in Asia. My background is...

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+13AMA: Venture Capital Co-Founding Partner

SeedCapitalist7

Good evening everyone! (or whatever time it is in your time zone), I wanted to open up some time for Q&A with the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> community. <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> was a very helpful tool in helping...

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+13Solved

Orkid

Solved

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+13"Negotiated working capital target for a deal" - what does this mean please?

newkid2019

Hi everyone: I'm just browsing some current <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> associates experiences and saw some of them mention that they "negotiated working capital target" for a deal that they worked on. Pardon my ignorance, but could someone...

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+13How do you value a mobile dating app?

JuniorChimp

Recently took on a project to look at the valuations of mobile dating apps (2-3 years in operation with less than 10m revenue). Literature on their valuation methodology is sparse on the internet. Can anyone shed some light on looking at these companies? There hasnt been much <span...

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+13Specialty Lending (GS/TPG) - Any insights?

BuyFixAndSell

Can anyone give some insights about specialty lenders such as <abbr title="Goldman Sachs">GS</abbr> Specialty Lending or TPG's Specialty Lending platform? They both sit within their respective Special Situations Groups. I'd be interested in * the actual work...

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+13Financial modelling on the buyside

Madrush

Happened to be taking some <span class='keyword_link'><a href="https://gv142.isrefer.com/go/wso15/wsoasis/" target="_blank">financial modelling</a></span> courses and a thought came to my head. Suppose you were on the buyside and on a daily...

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+12NY Times vs. the PE Industry

myr899

<a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/07/opinion/stephen-schwarzmans-bad-business-advice.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FPrivate%20Equity">This is one of many articles</a> where the <abbr title="New York">NY</abbr> Times has shit on <abbr...

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+12Moving Upstream in PE

NotTheFeds

Moving upstream in <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> is notoriously challenging and I would greatly appreciate some advice from the community. I am currently working in a very small <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> boutique with only...

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+12Making a Transition into VC?

NYCCRE

Hello everyone, I've been working in commercial real estate tenant representation in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> for about two years now, and I'm interested in making the transition into <abbr title="venture capital">VC</abbr>....

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+12Private Equity Interview Question: Why do you want to work for our Firm?

WBI2994

So I have a sound understanding of why I want to transition to <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr>. I also understand the differences between various strategies - traditional buyout funds, growth equity, secondaries, <abbr title="fund of...

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+12The rise of business development roles in the industry

Tonixity

Hello, Just trying to pick up your brain because I'm going to interview with another small cap private equity firm for a business development role. I was wondering what internal/exit opportunities are to be expected. Is there room for qualitative strategy work in that role or its the...

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+12Why don't more operators go into PE?

technocrat

In <abbr title="venture capital">VC</abbr>, you work alongside a multifarious set of backgrounds. Career VC's, former investment bankers, former management consultants, startup tech guys, corporate tech guys, and even journalism/media types are all found in <abbr...

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+12Private Equity shops with the best work/life balance

Anonymous Monkey

Interest to know what New York <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> shops are known for the best work life balance. Currently a consultant at a major strategy consulting firm and am interested in making the switch to <abbr title="private...

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+12Top Cities For Venture Capital In The US and Internationally?

CreditMadrid

Bit curious as to what you all view as the top <abbr title="venture capital ">VC</abbr> markets in the US/Internationally currently? In the US, I'd assume that the San Francisco Bay Area is the top but what other major cities do you see as hotbeds for lots of activity...

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+12HIG Capital - SF Superday

Leveraged_Dropout12x

There is some information on here I have come across, but nothing on this office specifically. Does anyone have any experience in the interview process for this office? Had a model test and phone screen, but not sure what to expect in the final round. Any insight is greatly appreciated....

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+12Vista Equity Partners Analyst Program

MarthaStewartsAFelon

I'm doing an summer analyst internship at a <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> bank right now. Me and a bunch of other people in my class got a blast email from a recruiter a VEP about summer networking events they're having in Chicago and <abbr...

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+12World's Best PE Recruiter Database

spinner

Guys & Gals, Headhunters, recruiters, executive search firms: For many of us they hold they keys to the golden gates of buy-side badassery (i swear i'm not really this big of a tool in real life). I'm calling on all of you to please reply back with names of active...

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+12What is the point of doing private equity if you will be pushed out after two years to get an MBA?

banker832

What is the point of doing private equity if you will be pushed out after two years to get an MBA? and then wind up as an associate when you could have just stayed in banking and be close to getting a VP promote? Am I totally confused about how this works? What am I missing?

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+12European Private Equity Associates backgrounds

mrdraper

I have made a research into the backgrounds of <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> Associates in Europe to find where and what they studied and where they worked before to repeat their steps and land among them in the future. I analysed 28 companies and found 162...

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+12BlackRock Raising a $10-$20bn direct PE investment fund, “Long Term Private Capital”

Did I get ghosted

Has anybody heard about this group? They’re raising a $10-$20bn fund and I’m interested to hear any news or gossip that fellow monkeys may have

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+12Cracks in the PE Bubble Beginning to Show?

LDNFinance

In a previous thread, there was a lot of speculation around <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> being the next high finance sector to follow the growing trend of squeezed margins and lower frequency of transactions. An <abbr title="full...

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+12Horrid Boss gets a smack in the mouth

Clarkey

Today, after 19 consecutive days of horrific abuse, I let my boss really f*cking have it. Background: I'm currently an MSc Economics student in the UK. Two days a week I work at a very well known <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> shop in London. I was a...

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+12Family office versus traditional PE shop

Bill Stern @ Axe Cap

Can someone shed some light on how culture, comp and deal flow are like in a family office vs. <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> firm? How do they evaluate deals differently? What is the exit opps like between the two? Why would you prefer working for one or the other?

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+12PE > Startup > ?

h3dgehog

Some of those on this forum may recall my "how I got to the buyside" post, but for those who haven't, I am an associate at a private equity firm focused on a very niche industry. While life at my firm has been great, I have been dabbling in the startup world by cofounding an...

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+12Private Equity in Canada - Updated

TDot Hunk 22

I'm looking to gain more insight into the private equity space in Canada, particularly for Toronto. I understand that there are historical posts addressing Canadian <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr>, but any updated information would be helpful. Please share any...

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+11How much do you learn as a 3rd year IB Analyst vs 3rd year PE Associate? (How common is a 3rd year in PE?)

banker2018

Hello, I plan to go to business school after 5 years of work experience. I'll be working 2 years in <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> for sure starting in July, but am unsure if I want to recruit for <abbr title="private...

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+11Lateraling PE to PE

burnertwitter

With full time recruiting in full swing for <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> Associates, I wanted to see if anyone on here has any experience lateraling between <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> firms? I am looking for information more on...

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+11Is Healthcare PE unethical?

bananabanker978

<abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> shops that invest in healthcare companies can help with efficiency but also play a part in driving prices up. Is it possible for these firms to combat this without federal intervention! I know they just want to make money but seems a...

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+11Does doing Investment Banking and Private Equity at junior levels actually prepare you to be a good investor?

thefinancekid

Most MDs at <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> firms and investment professionals at fundamental hedge funds come from an investment banking and <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> junior background having to work their way up. But we all know...

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+11Where is the industry going for young professionals?

Khayembii

<h3>Future of Private Equity</h3> At the top a lot of mega funds' equities business has slowed, given the amount of capital invested in the space, the difficulty of growing such large portfolio investments to realize a desired return and market forces. A lot of these funds -...

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+11Top Venture Capital in NY?

salami809

Anyone know which are the top <abbr title="venture capital">vc</abbr> firms in new york? largest by team size or aum? Or any reputable <abbr title="venture capital">VC</abbr> firm that hires analyst/associates

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+11How competitive is Private Equity in Canada?

AllStateRap

I've done some basic research and it's clear that there doesn't seem to exist the same type of pipeline you see in the US (target->BB->PE->HBS->PE). Although hiring out of <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> after 2 years is still the most...

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+11What Banker Processes Need Updating/Automating?

HowlerMonkey

Not for their sake, but for yours? What's old fashioned or needlessly manual in the deal execution process that banks should update? - <abbr title="confidential information memorandums">CIMs</abbr> sent in hard copy? - Inability to send/receive text messages? -...

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+11Should I take a job with Apollo?

RE Chimp

I am a petroleum engineer, been working at major O&G firm for the past 6 years as a reservoir engineer in A&D. I’m also in business school for <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr>. I got a job offer with Apollo mgmt in Houston as an engineer...

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+11Is this considered a search fund?

Guest1655

Hi all. Recently left post <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> Corp Dev role and raised some funds along with a partner and several hnw investors to buy out and run a small biz with ~$7m in revenues and about 50 employees. While this may sound like...

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+11IB SA --> PE FT Process

waccattack21

Will be working in the <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> team of an <abbr title="elite boutique">EB</abbr> this summer (EVR/PJT/CVP) and would like to know what the process looks like for going from <abbr title="investment...

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+11Volunteer opportunities for PE Associate

modelcitizen1

I'm a first year <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> associate in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> with a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr...

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+11AMA: Megafund Asia Private Equity

zyxvzyxv

####Intro: I'm heading to bschool in a few months time, and work has been ramping down for me as I prepare to hand off projects to fresh associates below me. Although this is still a US-centric forum, I think there is still a bit of interest in <abbr title="private...

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+11New Addition to WSO Private Equity Interview Course - Deal Sheets with Audio

WallStreetOasis.com

Hey Monkeys, with <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> recruiting right around the corner (I've heard some of you are already getting reached out to by recruiters!!!) the team and I have been thinking of ways to help you better prepare and stand out from the rest of...

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+11Advice Please! Growth Equity Interview Questions?

BankingWaffle

So I just got notified that I've been invited to interview at a top tier growth equity firm, and the opportunity just sounds absolutely amazing so I'm desperate to land the position. If someone currently at a growth equity fund wouldn't mind elaborating on the interview...

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+11Uber last 3.5B$ Raise - Debt disguised as Equity? (Technical Disc.)

Densetsu

How to prove that there's no tech bubble through Uber's latest financing round: Uber's Series G is frequently brought in as an example of the perceived tech bubble that should be afflicting Silicon Valley and most of the startup world. I personally don't think there such a...

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