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Summer 2018 PE Recruiting has begunGood luck to all you monkeys - may the best chimp win Who has received interview requests so far? ...
SFlemming1
481 month 3 weeks ago
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Breaking into PE or IB right after school ( As an intern)Hi guys, I need some help regarding the matter that how should i get a place as an intern at an IB or PE or HF so that i could get a first hand experience right after school and it will help a loads in securing an internship after first semester at uni. I am basically an Indian, but i am looking for...
FutureBanker99
01 month 3 weeks ago
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29yr Unpaid Year in PE?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. Nothing. So...
lmc2018
241 month 3 weeks ago
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What kind of opportunities does a Private Equity Internship open?Hey Everyone, To give some background, I am a senior at a non-target university, and I have decided to pursue a one year masters program next year. I have been actively looking for some strong internship opportunities for the summer before the program begins. I currently have an offer from a Private...
lastplace
11 month 3 weeks ago
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How to get a PE firm to hire you into a portfolio company?How can you motivate a PE (or growth equity, or venture) firm to refer you to a portfolio company for a corporate strategy or corporate development position? I'm sure you'd have to interview with portfolio company management, but that the referral would have sway coming from the owner. For my part, ...
steadyfocus
01 month 3 weeks ago
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LSEG Graduate Programme Telephone InterviewHi, I have a telephone interview for the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Business Graduate Programme 2017 on Monday the 6th of February next week. I would like to ask anyone who has had their telephone interview for this graduate programme or any graduate programme at the LSEG the following quest...
slatif92
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Lower MM PE vs Co-Investment PEI'm currently a 2nd year at a top consulting firm, and while recruiting hasn't worked out exactly as I had hoped, I've fortunately come out with two offers: one at a lower MM fund (~$500M AUM) and one at a co-investment fund (~$3B AUM). I was hoping to get some advice on which offer to to take. My g...
drtdrw
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Growth Equity RecruitingHas anyone else on this forum been looking for opportunities specifically in growth equity? Anyone have insight to share regarding their process or which firms you know have finished and which are still available? Thanks. ...
excelsiovr
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Future of Placement AgentsWhat do you guys see as the future of placement agents in the industry for PE, HF, Real Estate, Alternative Credit, etc..? I know the industry and business is relatively young <20 years however there has been some regulation hurting it recently. Placement agents also spend a lot of money on lobyi...
gridironceo
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Impact InvestingCurrently working as a Public Finance IB Analyst and I am too far away from the change that I am financing than I anticipated. Due to this, I am considering the transition to Impact Investing where I can be more hand on with good that is being accomplished. Anyone know what this recruiting process i...
Uncle Drew
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Natural Resources / Precious metals Investing (PE)Hi all, Does anybody have an idea/ works in a PE company investing in Precious Metals / Natural Resources (but not Oil & Gas), and could shed some light on this industry? PE firms that operate in this segment, is it under infrastructure ? what's the day-to-day job like? Questions will come up as...
Morgan9800
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Pitchbook vs Mergr/Low Cost AlternativesI work for a family office PE firm and have been tasked with looking for a database with comps on the deals we close in the 10 - 50 Mil EV range. I've narrowed it down to Pitchbook and a low cost provider called Mergr. Are you all aware of any other low cost alternatives to Pitchbook? Their products...
HowardSchultzEqualsDickFuld
41 month 3 weeks ago
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Undergraduate in Shanghai, intern in a Private Equity seeking advice, feel lost. Hi everybody. I really need some guidance here. During my last year at University I realized I have to find a legit internship, because I haven't done even one. Was teaching English, really good money, 2300+ USD per month for part time. Well, I thought that this is the top, and I may want to earn mo...
g1zmo
11 month 3 weeks ago
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PE firms with Analyst programsCan we make a list of PE firms that have an analyst program? I understand that most PE firms take IBD analysts after 2 years or so. However, as more PE firms start recruiting undergrads as analysts it could be useful to make a list of MF and MM's. I couldn't find a thread dedicated to this. ...
vunsure
431 month 3 weeks ago
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Trouble with recruiting So ever since recruiting kicked off last week, I've gotten only one interview and it's getting to me. I work at a generalist EB in NY and most of the kids are getting way more. I went to an Ivy and had a decent GPA and felt like my headhunter interviews went well. Also have strong references (2 asso...
Parked on Park
81 month 3 weeks ago
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Any Insight on Public Pension Capital?I was wondering if anyone had personal experience with PPC and could comment on the firms culture, reputation, exit ops, pay, etc.http://ppcenterprises.com/ ...
recentengineeringgradd
01 month 3 weeks ago
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PE Secondaries Advisory InterviewI have a final round interview for a PE secondary advisory shop. They informed me that I will have a case study including "some basic analysis in excel and prepare a few slides on powerpoint to present your [my] findings". Does anyone have experience with a secondary case study/modeling test? Will t...
PEFOF_jr
51 month 3 weeks ago
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How is Carlyle Strategic Partners?Not heard much about these guys before on WSO, does anyone know what their rep is? 15 people globally in NYC and LDN, decent amount of AUM. How is their NYC office? ...
Royals1234
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Networking With Potential Buy-Side Parties?My bank is very small but well known within my coverage group and geography. Therefore it is difficult to get headhunters to go to bat for me, as they claim "a significant amount of leg work will be required on my end" given that my bank is small / not a brand name bank. However, I know of a few gro...
Mark Hanna
91 month 3 weeks ago
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Which PE Firms in the US sponsor international MBA grad?I have been a long time reader of this forum. Decided to create an account to ask the people here, since I presume you guys are predominantly based in the US. Background: I'm from Asia and currently work in a $10bn+ AUM PE fund in London, after completing 2 years M&A IB in the City. I will be ma...
parkermix111
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Remote Private Equity Summer Analyst: is this real?Hi everyone! I was just offered a summer analyst position at a boutique private equity firm, but I just found out that it is remote (they expect me to work from home, not even in the same city). The interview was not technical at all. Do you think there is any chance this is a real internship, or do...
jets202
21 month 3 weeks ago
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Europe PE Recruting?Hello everyone! Glad to join the fine lads present in this forum after a couple of years living in anonymity. As the beginning of my 3rd year approaches, I am starting to consider my options for next summer, with private equity in a solid first place. I am looking for anyone who can shed some light ...
TacoBanana
51 month 3 weeks ago
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2 hour LBO modeling test. How simplified can the model be?Hello all, I have a few PE interviews coming up for smaller 500m > AUM firms, and am trying to seek assistance with preparation. I've been told there is going to be a 2 hour modeling test, apparently consisting of 1 hour of discussion/familiarising with the company in question and 1 hour of build...
Ballingwithabudget
51 month 3 weeks ago
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PE recruiting questionWe are 2 weeks into the PE recruiting cycle and as most MF / upper MM firms have wrapped up recruiting. Does anyone have some insights on what percent of your class has jobs lined up, still interviewing, and stressing about getting an interview? ...
theLostnDamned
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Search Funds?Anyone have experience running or knows someone who has successfully run a search fund? I'm an MBA student at an M7 and am looking to go into VC but have been intrigued by search funds recently. Haven't seen a lot of posts on here about search funds and was curious to hear about experiences anyone h...
Frank Slaughtery
101 month 3 weeks ago
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Long Ridge Equity Partners? Little information onlineDoes anyone know anything about Long Ridge Equity Partners? There isn't much information on them here or on other sites. How are they regarded in the PE / growth equity world? Is it hard to get an internship / analyst role there? Any info / thoughts would be greatly appreciated. ...
pedude11
21 month 3 weeks ago
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Consultant friendly PE shops?Curious as to which firms are willing to hire consultants? Currently at an MBB looking to shift into 2018 roles, but seeing as the big firms have already gone, wondering who's left as well ...
uncommonsence
41 month 3 weeks ago
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Differences between BB PE funds and independent ones What's the different between MS Private Equity vs. a fund like Audax? Is there any sort of negative effect from working at a fund under a BB umbrella? ...
Parked on Park
51 month 3 weeks ago
0
Technical questions / theory - Books to readHi guys, I am currently a 2nd year analyst in a BB IB firm and looking to start interview with PEs soon. As a preparation I would like to read up on the technical stuff in detail. While I do get exposure to the technicalities of the job day-by-day, I feel that I am still lacking the thorough underst...
yetanotherbanker
11 month 3 weeks ago
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2017 Summer InternshipI am a Masters of Engineering Management Student at Duke University. I am looking for 2017 summer internships before I graduate in Dec 2017 and be eligible for a full-time job. I am interested in Private Equity Analyst roles. Can someone please guide me with my internship search ? ...
rb89
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Need LBO Model HelpHello Fellow WSOers, I am stumped thinking how I can about setting up the following LBO after being given a CIM: For sources and uses, assume a purchase of 65% of the company and a equity rollover equal to 35% of the purchase price. Assume leverage of 3.5x EBITDA in senior debt. The task is to buil...
JBanksohn
131 month 3 weeks ago
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Remote PE Internship: is this real?Hi! I just got an offer for a summer analyst position at a boutique PE firm. But I just found out that it is remote (i have to work from my house, not even in the same city). Is this one of those BS internships where I probably won't do much (and therefore I should look elsewhere), or could there be...
jets202
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Petroleum Engineer Interested in Oil and Gas Private EquityI'm currently a petroleum engineer working at a super major E&P company. My goal is to work at an oil and gas private equity firm in Houston. I just got accepted to HBS on Wednesday. Will I need to do 2-3 yrs at an investment bank after my MBA before breaking in or is it possible to bypass th...
MonkeyMan18
51 month 3 weeks ago
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HELP: Business School convo with head of group at mega fundHi all - I'm having a conversation with the head of my group this week to discuss my career trajectory, and needed some advice on how to message a few things. As background, I'm currently ~6 months into my role as PE associate at a top MF, and have had great year-end reviews in which I have been tol...
quag_mire
31 month 4 weeks ago
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Blackstone Portfolio Management Program (PMP)Does anyone have any info in regards to this program? Not much information online and wanted to get a better understanding of what the experience would encompass. The idea I get is you rotate at different PE portfolio companies and work with senior executives on high impact areas.. wondering if anyo...
TizzySwizzy
41 month 4 weeks ago
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Why do people want to do A&D investing?For all those that have considered and/or have an interest in private equity within Aerospace & Defense. I am curious as to why someone would be interested in doing this. Even for a sector as niche as FIG has some very obvious or common reasons such as: - Deal flow even during down cycle - Finan...
moshposh
11 month 4 weeks ago
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Who are the top MM PE fundsI've seen a lot on WSO about people working in IBD at places like GS/MS/JPM posting on here looking to move to MF PE but I haven't seen much about the MM recruiting. Surely there are certain MM funds which are equally as attractive to work at as the MFs, which brings me to my question - who are the ...
California t
161 month 4 weeks ago
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Crowdsourcing Private Equity CasesI know some of you will be annoyed that I removed a thread of users forming a centralized database of PE cases, especially since it was super popular. Given that WSO survives on the sale of our interview guides and specifically our PE Interview Prep Pack, leaving this up and leveraging the WSO netw...
WallStreetOasis.com
01 month 4 weeks ago
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Best background for PEGuys, what is the best background for getting a job in PE: investment banking, equity research, or management consulting? ...
Kevin25
151 month 4 weeks ago
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Kohlberg & CoAnyone have views on Kohlberg & Co? Middle-Market PE firm, just closed $2.2bn, looks like have good deal flow and lean teams. Curious about exit ops/prestige, comp, lifestyle. ...
GeoffGoldblum
01 month 4 weeks ago
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How to contact headhunters and what to include in your resume?Hi everyone, a few questions I would appreciate help answering: 1) Given that you are not contacted by headhunters, how do you contact headhunters that do not publicly post a resume drop email address? InMail or cold emails similar to reaching out to PE shops? 2) I am a senior in college and would l...
a7b9c13
21 month 4 weeks ago
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Technical Question: Depreciation/Half-Year ConventionGoing over some of the WSO PE prep material, and one of the prompts says a project will take 2 years to complete. Approximately 75% of the project is being complete in year 1, and the remaining 25% will be completed in year 2. Useful life of the project is 10 years. The CapEx for the project in year...
Jimmy-John
21 month 4 weeks ago
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Private Equity Interview - Fund ManagementHello Guys I am interviewing for a position of junior analyst within fund management at Carlyle. I have a final round interview soon, where I will have 1 hour for a case study, 15 minutes for presentation prep and 15 minutes for the case presentation. I am a little confused as to how this case is go...
sahilbahri
02 months 9 hours ago
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Didn't get paid a bonus as a PE Associate...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 PE shop as a first year(and now 2nd year) associate and didn't get a bonus this year. Don't think its personal performance or fund performance based(will get that info) and wan...
mrburn451
342 months 11 hours ago
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Kelso & Company: Interview and Company Info?Has anyone ever interviewed with Kelso & Company (the private equity firm. NOT BlackRock Kelso BDC)? - curious to hear about the process and any other details about this shop. Thanks in advance ...
Blue_Horseshoe_5
02 months 12 hours ago
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KKR Summer Associate SuperdayI've run multiple searches and have come up with next to nothing regarding KKR's MBA Summer Associate superday. Has anyone gone through a Superday at KKR, specifically for a Summer Associate role? I have an on-campus one coming up and would greatly appreciate the insight. ...
ThrowAway1
22 months 14 hours ago
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Terra Firma Video InterviewAnyone done it and have tips? Much appreciate it ...
samantha.ylw
92 months 17 hours ago
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Insight Equity in Dallas?Anyone know anything about these guys? They're a smaller Dallas based fund but looks like they hire a good number of associates every year and their team looks legit ...
TaXting
02 months 1 day ago
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Secondary PE ModelingI have a 2nd round interview coming up with a secondary PE fund. They do mostly LP secondaries of funds that are majority invested. I'm still trying to understand exactly how they value these LP interests. In the round 1 interview, they told me that they do a bottoms up analysis on the underlying po...
Banker88
812 months 1 day ago
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Top B School from PE Fundraising/Private Placement/Placement Agent/Private Funds Group?Hey there, I was wondering how top B-schools would perceive an analyst experience at a top bank (Credit Suisse, Evercore, Lazard) in their Private Funds Group. This is the division that raises capital from institutional investors to invest in PE firms. This is something I am very interested in, alth...
Quint101
32 months 1 day ago
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Where do best Wharton undergraduates go immediately after graduation?Just curious, do superstars go into buy side right away or do they go into a top bb group? ...
Issac
252 months 1 day ago
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LBO Model questionIn an LBO deal, do we have to use the target's cash on hand as a source? Say if target has $2MM cash on it's BS and Sponsor is contributing $20MM in Equity, do we include the cash on hand as extra source or the Sponsor's equity includes the $2MM? A hypothetical deal has the following structure: Sour...
Scitor
102 months 2 days ago
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Are you experienced? Thoughts on growing olderIt's been awhile since I've checked in on WSO. I hope 2016 has treated you all well and you're now settling in for some well deserved rest and relaxation time over the course of the holidays. It may just be selection bias given I'm starting to get a little older myself (I just turned 34), but I've ...
labanker
292 months 2 days ago
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REPE Case StudyDoes anybody know what case studies generally consist of for the REPE division of MFs? Is the case likely to be some sort of lbo model or is a real estate group more likely to give some type of core/value-add/opportunistic acquisition case? ...
am1113
02 months 2 days ago
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What am I doing wrong Analyst at an EB known for good PE placement and I'm just not getting interviews. Had one first round with a MF and that was it. A lot of other analysts are getting stuff for MM next week (told all HHs that I want MM) but I'm getting nothing. I went to an Ivy and had a decent but not spectacular GPA...
Zezima
72 months 2 days ago
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why is it rare for post-MBA to get in PE without prior PE experienceI have heard a lot of people saying it is almost impossible for post-MBA to get in PE without prior PE experience. But I assume that a 3 year pre-MBA BB IBD (more ideally M&A team) experience should give you lots of deal experiences and sufficient modeling experience. So I have been wondering wh...
navy89
392 months 3 days ago
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Direct SecondariesGuys, I am a bit fuzzy on the concepts of direct secondaries - basically it is similar to the traditional LBO transactions of those buyout shops but these are sold on a direct basis to a secondaries fund? So when a secondaries fund purchased these companies - how are they funding the transaction? Ar...
bondtradercu
02 months 3 days ago
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Post-MBA compensation?So I've looked around for this a bit, but I've seen the figures vary pretty significantly on what is considered "average" or "median". WSO compensation and other reports I've seen have varied, for example the following link which shows anywhere from $170-300k depending on post-MBA title:http://www....
Khayembii
112 months 3 days ago
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Private Equity case studies All, I am looking for any available Private Equity case studies, where you get Investment Memorandum and need to come up with all assumptions. I already have Wall Street Oasis PE pack, but it covers mostly the case studies where you get all assumptions. Does anyone know additional free/paid material...
elfelfelf
02 months 3 days ago
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Closing mechanism - effects on modelHi, a friend of mine was asked about pros and cons on locked box vs closing accounts and also if it had any effects on the model. My thoughts were as for locked box, you wouldn't even need to break down the year of the transaction into pre-/post-closing since you would be entitled to all earnings si...
PEBen
02 months 3 days ago
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placement agent - informationHi, I have now the opportunity to join a placement agent as an associate, I don't know much about the industry other than the usual things (act as a middleman and look for investors to put money in the fund, typically more a sales/marketing type of skillset). Would be really keen to know more about ...
antmavel
612 months 3 days ago
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Search Fund experience valuable?I am a senior from a Big 10 school and after a couple of months of recruiting, I was able to land a spring internship at a very small PE search fund (just the Director, a graduate from HBS and a handful of advisors). The position will involve deal sourcing and deal evaluation (financial modeling, du...
so1id
52 months 4 days ago
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Vista Equity Partners/Thoma Bravo- what next?PE analyst. Is there any sense in wanting to move to a Blackstone/KKR/~top 10 after a Vista/Thoma Bravo analyst gig for an associate role? ...
whatintheworld
32 months 4 days ago
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Waterfall DistributionHey guys, I am working on a waterfall structure and I can't get the cashflow distributions for each tier to match the respective hurdle rate. I am off by 1 decimcal place. Any assistance would be really appreciated. R ...
rh67157190
02 months 4 days ago
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Off-cycle PE recruitingI feel like the whole January recruiting cycle is pretty well documented. Does anyone have a primer or insight on how off-cycle recruiting works? Really appreciate it. ...
theLostnDamned
22 months 5 days ago
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Thoughts on BC Partners / ApaxThoughts on these two firms? Was deep in the process with both over the last 2 days and have final rounds coming up. Comp, hours, and career progression? NY office. Please help. I need to know asap. ...
ilovemoney
32 months 5 days ago
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What does the Business Development Department of a PE Firm do? I recently contacted an alumni from my school that works in the Business Development department of a MM PE firm and I am trying to become more informed of a "day in the life" in Business Development. Also, this is my first informational phone call so any additional comments or recommendations would ...
354231
12 months 5 days ago
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Secondary Associate roles - Modeling exams and Case Studies?Given the tremendous growth in secondary dedicated funds, surprised to not see more questions on these boards regarding interviews and modeling exams. Can anybody provide any helpful information regarding the modeling exams or case studies they give for associate level recruitment? I have not been ...
justcallmeBOND
02 months 5 days ago
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Has everyone gotten emails yetHey guys, I haven't gotten anything from recruiters. Does that mean I'm totally screwed? 1st year at a middle market bank ...
rekmaster
32 months 5 days ago
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Salary ProgressionAll, I'm a 1st year associate at a well known megafund that just received my half year end bonus & numbers for next year. I'm curious if anyone has a rule of thumb on base comp and how that progresses over time. I know that I'm about in line with the industry average for last year (~110k) and go...
buysidenewbie
42 months 6 days ago
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How to Get any Internship in Finance as a Freshman Without Relevant Experience?I am a freshman Economics concentrator at an Ivy, just finished up my 1st semester. My problem is not only that I'm a freshman, but also that most of my "experience" has been primarily in the arts and volunteer/local non-profit involvement. Any advice on how to SELL MYSELF to financial firms, prefer...
neer.g0
02 months 6 days ago
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Distressed PE/HFSo this actually hasn't been brought up in a while, but Im trying to compile a list of respectable distressed players. Preferably control PE funds, but anymore the HF/PE line can be blurred when it comes go distressed companies and their debt. Other than the obvious Oaktree, Apollo, Ares, and Cerbe...
DaBBzMan
1132 months 6 days ago
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TA Associates QuestionInterviewing with TA Associates tomorrow. Very interested in Growth Equity and sourcing is appealing to me. Was wondering if anyone has gone through the process with them and had any insights to share? Also, how many rounds/days will they have? I know a lot of PE firms are only doing 1 day and offer...
excelsiovr
02 months 6 days ago
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PE Lateral ProcessSo I'm a little slow at work this evening and have been seeing all of the Analysts at my bank clamoring to secure buyside offers and it has gotten me thinking... What happens if you end up not liking the shop you end up at? In banking it is a well-trodden path to lateral between banks, but does tha...
DaBBzMan
222 months 6 days ago
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Private Equity vs. M&A in 2017An article was recently published about the decrease in PE activity after 2015, in regards to the number of deals closed as well as the deal values. A coinciding M&A boom also led to higher valuations at the upper end, as players in more traditional industries sought acquisitive routes to grow...
tgi-finance
12 months 1 week ago
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[Law in PE] What does the legal team of a private equity firm do?What do they do? What backgrounds do they come from? Do they ever make their way onto the investment committee track? What are the hardest parts of their job and what are the easiest? What do they do day to day? What do they find interesting about their work/the field of law in PE? I don't know anyt...
a7b9c13
22 months 1 week ago
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Reaching out directly to PE firms?I am at a top MM firm and am interested in moving to PE in a specific city. There are a few PE firms there, but they have fairly small associate classes (two to four), so I am not sure if they use any headhunters. Would reaching out directly to them be acceptable, or should I just ask headhunters if...
Sil
62 months 1 week ago
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Seller Notes modelingAnybody seen an example or guide on how to model seller notes? And what is the treatment if it ends up on the Sources table? Thanks. ...
moshposh
12 months 1 week ago
0
Written test of a distressed fund (SSGAsia)Will take a written test of SSGAsia, a distressed fund founded by exit Lehman distressed team. Does anyone know what kind of test it will be in a typical distressed fund interview and how does SSGAsia do in Asia nowadays. Thanks! ...
woniumaidi
02 months 1 week ago
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Best approach to estimate sale value?Happy new year folks. I'm trying to calculate the return on a capital-growth private equity investment in a firm with a stake of 30%. I have the investment amount in year 0, and expected share of dividends for years 1 through 5. Assuming the firm's mandate is to exit in 5-7 years, what would be the ...
Citystreet
62 months 1 week ago
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Size of Deals on Resume for PE RecruitingI work in FIG at an EB and although I feel that I am gathering valuable experience, most of my deals would be described as small ($50M - $500M) with only 1-2 surpassing $1B. Would this be looked upon poorly when recruiting for PE? Part of it is a function of the industry (i.e. there isn't a ton of m...
Blue_Horseshoe_5
62 months 1 week ago
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VC and PE InternshipHello monkeys: So, I'm a Freshmen in my second semester at a local community college. I'm not in a major city--AKA New York or Chicago--the closest major city to me is Fort Lauderdale in Florida. My goal is to break into VC or PE. I figured the bestway to do that would be the same way to break into ...
jorgeapaez
02 months 1 week ago
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Macquarie MIRA in Australia? Macquarie MIRA, which is an infrastructure PE group AFAIK...anyone know what the standards are to get in in Australia? Is it on par with Investment Banking? Harder? Easier (somehow)? It seems way better than investment banking, albeit more focused on infrastructure...yet not a lot of people AFAIK kn...
cataractum
32 months 1 week ago
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CPP Private DebtDoes anybody know anything about this group in terms of experience, compensation, and exit opportunities? I've done three years of IB at a BB and am now looking to go back to Canada. How is this opportunity if I want to 1) stay and get promoted, 2) go to MBA, 3) go to direct PE, 4) other opportuniti...
td2013
02 months 1 week ago
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InfrastructureWhich areas of infrastructure (transportation, energy, etc..) has private equity typically been successful in and what are some example deals. ...
Broseidon1
02 months 1 week ago
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Meeting PE Partner at His OfficeHi all, I'm an IB analyst who, through the founder of the PE firm (personal connection), got connected to a partner. It's a big shop and the meeting is next week at their office. Have had a few calls with others. What should my expectations be for the tone of this meeting (very informal, or like a 1...
iggs99988
32 months 1 week ago
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Macquarie Credit Investing Role - Credit Funds Interviews PreparationGuys, Is anyone familiar with the credit investing role within Macquarie? HHs said the platform is similar to GS Special Situations Group, but unlike GS, here all the strategies are housed under one fund. I am very unfamiliar with credit investing roles in general so would appreciate any help/ input...
bondtradercu
12 months 1 week ago
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Electricity Market Policy/Design -> Solar/Utilities Private Equity? This is just a hypothetical. Crux of my question is whether a career in electricity market policy (design) can ever lead to a career in Private Equity in the electricity space. There's an ongoing shift in the provision of electricity infrastructure, which AFAIK will result in new decentralised elect...
cataractum
22 months 1 week ago
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Call for advice from PE professionals - Undergraduate hopeful in distressThanks to anyone who takes the time to read this. I appreciate even more anyone who decides to contribute. So the situation is the following- I was just confirmed to attend an "Undergraduate Investment Clinic" for undergraduate students in New York City on January 7th. The 9-hour session is said to ...
torero
82 months 1 week ago
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Tech APM to VC AssociateJust graduated in 2016 from a top CS school, currently an Associate Product Manager at a large startup that's doing quite well on a great trajectory (think Zuora or Okta). I'm thinking about next steps (for 2018), and VC seems like a great fit for me; my career goals long term involve starting a com...
ruebrubys
02 months 1 week ago
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Lump sum payment of land + building + Equipment. Can you amortize loan for land and depreciate for building and equipment?When receiving one loan of $1m from a lender for 4.5% annual rate to purchase Land (300k) + Building (200k) + Equipment (500k), can you amortize the $300k for land as if its a mortgage loan and depreciate the Building and Equipment amount? or if you are amortizing the total $1m loan, you can't depr...
Ladu
02 months 1 week ago
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How would you discover small businesses (with elderly owners) near NYCIf you were targeting founder-owned businesses in the NYC area to acquire, how would you go about finding businesses in which the owner was elderly / may retire soon? ...
TheKid1998
52 months 1 week ago
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Paper LBOsHey everyone, Was wondering if any of you know where I can find some good paper LBO examples. Thanks in advance! ...
whatiswallstreet
12 months 1 week ago
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Interview coming up soon with Coller CapitalHi guys, I have an interview coming up with Coller Capital for the summer associate position. I would highly appreciate it if you guys can provide some insight into the fund in terms of their investment process, culture, and what the interview questions were. ...
suv8080
02 months 1 week ago
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Good place to pitch for private investment?Apologies for the likely newbie question, but my firm owns a suite of established and profitable online bitcoin casinos and sportsbooks. We are currently seeking to raise capital ($250,000 - $500,00) to grow our product set, as well as expand into B2B operations via reselling our existing proprietar...
monsterbyte
02 months 1 week ago
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For the twats that email me about internships and want an informational interview...Just an unfriendly reminder that if you email me inquiring about internships and asking me to talk to you about my role, you NEED to take me up on the offer for a discussion even if my firm doesn't have any available internships. If you don't take up the offer, you're just a cunt. ...
LeveragedTiger
12 months 1 week ago
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Stepping stone if you're interested in PE or VC or IB - Case CompetitionWanted to share this with folks and pay it forward from a recent discussion with a BAML analyst, she shared a great story about how she made a name for herself through competing in case competitions - in particular the annual Pacific Venture Capital Conference and Competition (PVCC). Not only did sh...
Julienne_Hartman
02 months 1 week ago
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Largest and most prestigious healthcare private equity firms?Hey guys I am just doing some background research in the field and was wondering which firms would you consider as the largest or most prestigious healthcare PE firms? Any resources you'd recommend to look further into this? thank you ...
arcticrecon
02 months 1 week ago
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Does it matter if target LBO firm has a shit ton of debt?Just curious. Outside of breakage fees for debt, does the capital structure of the target firm matter at all? What are the implications and differences for acquiring a firm that is already levered up or is completely debt free? ...
zentiger
32 months 1 week ago
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Transaction Services to Corp DevHi All- I recently accepted a position in Corporate Development at a pretty large company. Previously, I've worked in public accounting for the last 5 years, most recently in the Transaction Services line of service. For anyone that has had a similar background or worked in Corporate Development, wh...
Miley's Virus
02 months 1 week ago

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