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AMA- Undergrad to PE (Ask me anything)

JDS07

Hi everyone! I’ve really enjoyed the community here at <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> and the fantastic insights and advice people have shared over the years, so thought I’d give back and share my non-traditional experience. <h4>My...

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AMA: 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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Renewable Energy PE Overview

ob38dn

Hey folks. Spent a lot of time as a ghost on these forums back when I was trying to figure out what I was doing - figured I'd give back a little for anyone who's looking at the renewable energy infra/project finance space, with specific emphasis on the buy side. ###...

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PE at 17 - advice?

adiolan

Hey everyone! So I finally (kind of) got an internship at a Private Equity shop. I'm new to most of what's going on, and would apreciate any advice you could offer me. Some specific things: -I’m a Junior, soon to be Senior in High School. Any suggestions on appearing professional/minimizing the ...

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LBO Balance Sheet post acquisition

bobo

I am just starting to practice to build lbo models and wondering if someone can suggest how to account for Negative goodwill. Do I reduce the market value of other assets? For SE adjustments, do I leave Retained Earnings as they were pre-acquisition and just adjust the Common Stock with the equity...

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LBO CAPEX

monkeydomonkeysee

I've heard that high capex reduces returns significantly in an lbo model. I was wondering what the true impact of increasing capex is. If you increase capex, wouldn't you also be increasing D&A which increases EBITDA and, as a result, your exit valuation. If you increase capex, are your returns r...

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Internship - 1st Day

ricci23

I start my summer internship at a PE major bank in a couple of days Any advise on the Do's and Don'ts for the FIRST DAY??? Thanks! ...

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Interview Question.. Help!

Ukon

Hi all, Got this interview question a while ago and thought I would like to seek for some help from you guys. So question is: There is one company reporting $50mm rev, $25mm EBIT and $5mm NI during a certain period. Now the company changed its revenue recognition policy and as a result of that, t...

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Which job should I take? - Two firms

Tmoney909

I have two internship offers. one is from a firm that searches and evaluates companies for private equity firms to acquire. it is smaller and i feel like i would get along with everyone there very well. the other is a firm that advises large capital groups, like sovereign wealth funds, on which pri...

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Any VC firms still hiring Associates/Analysts?

bode_miller

Does anyone know whether/which VC firms are still hiring for a summer/fall 2011 start? I know Greylock was hiring in March, but am not sure if they've filled that position or not. Any other firms people have heard of? Thanks in advance--...

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PE Capital markets?

super m

I was wondering are there really capital markets teams within large PE firms? It seems that the PEs could go to the BBs for Investment banking advice or arrangements (debt, equity financing or advisory) so whats the point of having a internal team (since it wont come cheap either)? Lastly, would a...

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PE Compensation - High level guidance on PE compensation?

mhabib

Can someone provide high level guidance on PE compensation at a middle market PE fund (~$1-2 Billion AUM) for different positions: ie. Pre-MBA Associates, Sr. Associates, VP, Principal, Managing Director. It would also be helpful to get a sense of the breakout between base, bonus and carry. ...

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Brockway Moran

BabyBeluga

Any info on these guys?...

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Pre-Interview Questions for HR

lager44

I have a finance interview coming up later this week that they asked me to schedule 4+ hours for. This is a second round interview and the first one in person. I have never done one this long so I am a little unsure what to expect. Is it appropriate to ask the HR/scheduler what the agenda for the...

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How to leverage time early in career

seabird

Straight out of undergrad, a year ago, I went through some time off and am now working as an analyst at a PE shop in the lower middle market. Im looking forward to hearing on an evening masters program that I applied to and will probably get in that specializes in the field, and I am studying for th...

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Soul-Sucking Accounting --> RE Private Equity

Dont Go Chasing IRR Waterfalls

Question: I went from CRE Brokerage straight out of undergrad in '08 (great timing), back to a summer advanced accounting certificate program (originally Finance/Entrepreneurship major) in 2009, to non-Big 4 Public Accounting firm in Silicon Valley June 2010-present. I just finished my CPA and am l...

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Private Equity Perks

SimpleAnalyst

What kind of perks do people at MM Private Equity firms get? Is the same, worse, or better than banking? For example, do you get car service, SeamlessWeb (or other comped lunch/dinner), gym, laundry, first class/private flights, etc.? ...

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CFA potential?

rj75525n

Hello all, Here is my background I graduated from a 2nd Tier B-School; I went straight through my undergrad (in accounting) to my MBA since the economy was (and still is) in the dumpster. I racked up over 2 years of experience at JP; doing nothing special I was in more of a support role. I did howe...

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Value-add of bankers?

Yodaddy379

Hey guys, I'm a little confused about why banking experience is so valued at PE firms. Do PE firms just want bankers because of their valuation skills? It seems like the PE firm values a company, structures the deal, executes, attempts to improve operations, and then exits at a profit. Is the fo...

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Is the Revolver included in "Sources"?

fomc

I know the revolver is used for WC/Capex needs, but I was wondering if you use the revolver to purchase the company, then in Day 1, the revolver is fully drawn right? Do you include the revolver under "Sources"? - cause if you do that effectively means you've used it to buy the company alongside ter...

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Very Simple question - AUM

kravis1a

Hi guys, I'm very much confused with the definition of AUM. Let's suppose a private equity raised $1B fund and it's the only fund that the company has. They have invested in $2B project using addtional $ 1B senior loan, but the control of the project belongs to the private equity. And.. after a f...

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Comparing Offers: Megafund Associate versus Startup VP

berliner

Hi everyone, Any thoughts on the pros and cons of the following situation would be great! I am an ex-management consultant (3 years) with Ivy-league MBA and one year of IB experience and I was fortunate to receive an offer for an Associate position in a $1bn fund of a very well-known mega PE shop ...

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freshman summer: repe vs corp pe internship to get pe after ug

reboss

hey guys, would like to have your opinion on this... I'm currently a first-year at a continental european university. my aim is to get into megafund pe straight out of undergrad in london. I already have offers for two top BB M&A internships (one this autumn, one summer 2012) and plan on doing mor...

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SPOTLIGHT: VC Vernacular Rules and FAQs

WallStreetOasis.com

The goal of Wall Street Oasis’ VC Vernacular is to give our users the best possible snapshot of life in venture capital, from internships and recruiting to compensation and career progression. Working towards that goal, we’ve created a Frequently Asked Questions page for Wall Street in general, ...

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The Deal Maker Video - Private Equity

WallStreetOasis.com

...thought some of you might find this mildly amusing. I still feel like the Damn it Feels Good to be a Banker is the ultimate classic (2nd video below) ...

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Any info on JPMorgan Chase Private Bank DDT Program

montecarloss919

Hi All! I was wondering if anyone knows anything about the JP Morgan Private Bank (3 year analyst) Program -Due Diligence Team (attached below is the link). I was curious if anyone has had any experiences with this program/ group? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you! -Jason ...

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Carlyle headhunter?

gorilla4sandracing

Anyone know which headhunter does recruiting for Carlyle?...

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Problem solving in private equity

Schwarzmanegger

I think I would enjoy finance (I love studying it, thinking about the value of companies, working with excel, etc.), but my biggest strength and my favorite "work" is problem solving. At first I was really interested in consulting because it seems like it would let me get paid for solving business p...

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Highest paying financial jobs (/best financial firms) in the Detroit area?

Brady Hoke

I'm guessing that most of you don't think much of Detroit, but I'm from the Ann Arbor-area, I'm going to go to the University of Michigan, I've got all of my family and friends in the area, I've got all my sports teams in the area (lol), I love the city of Detroit - and I want to live and work there...

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Interview for Associate at Media and Communications PE firm

ap0258

Hey guys, What can I expect in an introductory phone interview for an Associate position at a Media and Communications PE firm? What sort of things should I practice and have ready? Additionally, what about the next rounds? Where is a good technical guide to practice to be fully prepared? Thoug...

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Oaktree Capital Email Format?

nutsaboutWS

? Thanks in advance. I know it's @oaktreecapital.com ...

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Corporate Partners - Lazard's Private Equity Arm

dphan2777

has anyone heard about them? Any info much appreciated, thanks!...

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titsch28

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Who Would You Hire?

IslandInTheSun

Harvard Engineering with Econ Minor - GPA: 3.4 Harvard Econ Major with Math Minor - GPA: 3.8 Both with same finance internships/activities/interests *keeping in mind you would probably see a ton of econ majors, and it might bore you to death when you see it for the 40th time......

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2011 PEI 300

StandingOvation

Top 15 Below ($mm - Five-year fundraising total): 1 TPG Capital $50,553.20 2 Goldman Sachs Principal Investment Area $47,224.00 3 The Carlyle Group $40,540.94 4 Kohlberg Kravis Roberts $40,215.90 5 The Blackstone Group $36,418.68 6 Apollo Global Management $33,813.00 7 Bain Capital $29,402.69 8 ...

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real estate private equity valuation techiniques

noobstar

does anyone have info on the type of valuation methods used in analyzing PE real estate investments? the structure I am dealing with is one where a group of PE professionals raise money from investors, pool it into a fund, and use cash from the fund to acquire distressed real estate in development ...

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Advisory Firm vs. Boutique

ap0258

Hey guys, I am looking to gain the right experience to position me for a position post-MBA in a PE firm. If you are in PE already, then which one of the following choices of experience would you make? 1. Advisory firm (boutique/mm) to Private Equity and Hedge Funds and Lenders. Sort of a hybrid of...

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Noob LBO model question - pls help!

TermB

I've got a bit of a noob question, I hope you can help me out. Let's say I need to do an lbo model for sometime this year (let's say it can happen anytime from March 2011 to dec 2011), and all I have is an income statement that ends at the operating income level but I have annual #s, and I have a b...

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Proj Finance to PE?

bobbyboy3003

Are PEs apt to hire someone with a background in project finance?...

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Entrepreneur --> PE/HF

nyc_re

Hi Wallstreetoasis, I have recently started reading this site looking for advice, because I am very interested in PE. I graduated from an Elite LAC (Williams, Amherst....) a couple years back, and had an offer w/ BB IBD, but I decided to go an alternate route.... I had some money saved up in colleg...

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Buyout candidate - Help!!

super m

Assuming I spotted a LBO candidate (small cap), should I raise the idea to a PE firm (Big? Small?) or set up my own firm to do it? And with either choices, what are the procedures, risks and considerations?...

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Morgan Stanley RE

ap0258

I am looking into Morgan Stanley Real Estate Asset Management. How is their division now? I know in the past before the bubble burst they were highly regarded. Would a position in their RE AM team give you REPE exposure? Thanks!...

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MM PE firm list

J.

Is there a rough list of reputable MM PE firms out there? If not, what would be the best way of approaching this task?...

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The Secret World of Finance - Boston Monkeys

UncleKevin

How many of you on the list are from Boston? Boston is known as a buyside city, maybe an insurance city, and lately a political city. What do people do here? Do these opportunities exist here in Boston? - Bulge Bracket IB - Prop Desks - Sell Side equity/FI desks This city more than most is a bo...

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Boutique Asset MGMT or GS Operations

optimalcashflow

I’m trying to get into a venture capital firm when I graduate. Plan A was to do an IB internship with a BB. That didn’t work out. I am split between 2 offers. One is with a smaller Asset Management firm / hedge fund in SF (they oversee $300m and orchestrate an options indexing strategy), the oth...

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Future of leveraged buyouts?

ekudofekud

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2011/04/21/Blackstone-plain-l-b-o-s-are-tougher-to-do/ According to BX, leveraged buyouts nowadays aren't worth it. How much of a role do you think LBO's will play in finance in the future?...

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Comvest Group

monkey_scribe

Has anyone heard of The ComVest Group? If so, could you shed some light on their operation, etc. Much appreciated....

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anybody heard of NCT ventures in ohio?

gopadub

I was just wondering of what you guys think of this place and how much or so would u make if working here in there investments team? Also is it reputated? here is their link: http://www.nctventures.com/index.html Thanks all in advance. ...

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turnaournd/ restructuring market

lptt

what is the hot topic in current turnaournd/ restructuring market? If I want to keep update with this market, is there any good information resource that anybody recommend? such as teams , recent deals, areas. Many thanks in advance....

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Junior Year PE SA....help?

monkey1111

Please help! This summer (junior year SA) I am interning with a PE group ($700 mm fund). This position involves a some financial modeling, analyzing pitch books, and helping out the team. In the long run I want to stay in PE, but I think it might be necessary to serve some time in IB to get the m...

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Can I interview with BX if I already accepted a summer internship offer in IBD?

Tigerlily

I was just invited to a first round interview with BX for the sophomore program. I already accepted an offer from a top BB (GS/MS). Is it still ok to interview with BX? Since they are not a competing bank? Should I tell them right off the bat I accepted somewhere else or I could do that during the...

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Angry Bird Creator (Android) Raises $42mm in Seed Capital

BankingRUs9

The latest phone app craze is the game "Angry Birds," a popular pastime for android users across the globe. It was developed by Finnish company, Rovio, and is played by over $40 million users per month. The game description on the Android app website reads: "Use the unique powers of the Angry Birds...

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Lion Capital

Colonel_Sanders

I have an interview coming up at Lion Capital. Does anyone know anything about them other than whats on their website. I know they are a consumer-focused MM firm with several billion dollars to invest. They own American Apparel, Jimmy Choo and some other brands.... Also.. has anyone heard of the...

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MM IB on West Coast to VC in Asia

Mural

Will be starting with a MM in Silicon Valley in July covering tech and clean tech. The bank is not a well established player in space, but have done some impressive mm deals in other industries. Long term goal is to get in VC, preferrably Growth, in Greater China Area, (I grew up in China and am flu...

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Looking for Semi-Senior Banker mentorship as part time CFO (Singapore)

bigthinker

Dear MODs, I'm not sure where's the best place to post this--but though VC is the most appropriate section. Dear WSO community--I am currently running a recycling company (cleantech/greentech) recovering plastic wastes into a usable raw material. It has come to a point that--my business is viable ...

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Technical Fund Formation Question

wangep

In a private equity fund distribution waterfall, where carried interest is payable only after the preferred return and capital contributions are distributed, does it make a difference whether the preferred return is distributed before or after the capital contribution? Is it usual that the preferred...

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Tennenbaum Capital

phosho

Thoughts on reputation, performance, comp, etc.?...

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Return Analysis

heloo17

I was curious if anyone has an excel model that would be able to compute a Return analysis for the founders and an investor into a new company. I am looking for the returns for equity invested as a private equity/vc/angel, etc. type Thanks in advance...

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US Private Equity with Asia Investment

Ricqles

Hello All, Currently undergoing recruiting now and was wondering if anyone know any US based funds that invest particularly in cross-border deals in HK, China, Taiwan, etc. Went through a lot interviews and ultimately decided that this might be something I want to do and need some guidance on how t...

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Does PE bankrupt companies?--Romney/Bain

ibintx

So I was just reading something attacking Mitt Romney about his time at Bain Capital..how many of the companies they acquired were forced to build up huge amounts of debt, letting Bain cut a profit but eventually making the company go bankrupt, killing jobs etc. It got me thinking..is this true abo...

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Cap Table Modeling

DurbanDiMangus

In case anybody needs a simplistic template for modeling equity cap tables just found a free template thru google search, there's a bunch but this one's ok at showing dilution impact thru different funding rounds and the impact of stacked liquidation preferences on returns. I didn't create this so u...

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Connecticut PE Firms

NickNaylor44

I've been trying to find a complete list of PE firms in Fairfield County, CT but I've only found lists for NYC/Westchester and Hartford. Can anyone punch of Fairfield County (i.e. Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, Norwalk, etc...) for me or direct me to a list if one already exists here? Thanks in advanc...

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Getting a job in PE or IB

scgrad

I am currently an audit associate at PwC in NYC, and I am trying to break into PE or IB. I know that it is possible because I have heard of people doing this. I have only been working for 9 months at PwC, and I would gladly take a position as a first year analyst, even though most are straight out...

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Why PE FOF versus PE Direct investing?

blingamink

Hi People, I have a FOF interview soon.. and this is something along the lines what I am thinking why FOF is better that Direct investing.. can you please add to the below? •Through this approach you can exercise better diversification in the portfolio – thereby reduction of volatility while ma...

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Capitalized R&D

Ukon

Hi, A friend of mine got a question regarding capitalized R&D in his interview. Just want to expand his question to a couple of other related topics in capitalized R&D. Thanks! 1. Under what circumstances can we capitalize a R&D? My understanding is if the company can prove that certain profit/in...

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Junior-Level Comp?

Solidarity

So I've been searching around a bit and I can't seem to find an accurate pulse on junior level PE comp, specifically for 2nd year analysts and jr/sr associates. Usually I defer to older friends but given my age and the fact that it's kind of awkward (with IB everyone's salary was pretty much known w...

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Question About Making a Buyout Pitch

New Yorker

When making a buyout pitch, what summary financials are important to include in the executive summary and also what is important to consider when proposing the capital structure?...

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Bloomberg Search Request

ThaVanBurenBoyz

I don't have Bloomberg or CapIQ where I'm at. Could someone do me a solid and look up who the investor(s) were on the Smith Electric Vehicles capital raise? I know Wynston Hill Capital was the placement agent. There might not be any info out there, but a quick search would be much appreciated. My ...

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Distressed PE vs Distressed HF?

West Coast rainmaker

What exactly differentiates a PE firm specializing in distressed debt from a distressed debt HF? Does the private equity firm intend to take control of them company, while the HF would just go along for the ride? I have been reading http://www.distressed-debt-investing.com/ pretty regularly, but...

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Westchester and Long Island PE Firms

NickNaylor44

I know last week I asked for CT PE firms but can somebody post a list of firms in Westchester, Nassau, and Suffolk County, NY. I know someone posted Capital IQ's list of NYC area shops on another thread but I'm trying to put together a comprehensive list and I wasn't sure if that list excluded Westc...

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PE Recruiting Finished?

Banker88

So it seems the megafunds have set a new early record for the recruiting cycle, kicking it off last week. It's my understanding that the megafunds (i.e. KKR, Blackstone, TPG, Carlyle) as well as some other large PE funds are pretty much done recruiting already. Does that mean the middle market ones...

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Urgent Help: Mezz Debt and Distressed Debt Investment

Ukon

Hey guys, quick question here: Could someone explain what kind of target is good for mezz debt investment in a LBO? Imagine some of the element will be similar (eg: steady cash flow). So guess the real question is, what are the different criteria that you will look at vs. a equity investment in an L...

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Post-MBA PE Recruiting - HBS

Makewhole

I know that HBS is the best place for people recruiting for PE, but what about Stanford, Wharton and Booth? Do any reputable firms reach out to these schools or is HBS the only one that PE wants to recruit from?...

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Varde Partners

goldmanslacks

Is anyone familiar with Varde Partners, and would be able to provide any information beyond what is on their website? Thanks in advance....

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Selling Your Company

goldmanslacks

Hoping to get a little direction..... A family member of mine has developed an innovative teaching curriculum with a tech aspect to it. It has been implemented in dozens of school districts with results off the charts and it has gotten great reviews from everyone who has seen it. The issue is tha...

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finally...PE interviews starting

Intern1

Hi everyone, after two years in banking, i have started my PE interviews, for my past two years I have been actively preparing for it. However, would like to know what needs to be prepared in a comprehensive way from some of the experts on the forum. Apart from the necessary net working, fit the cu...

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PE Shops Going Public

dbdbdip

KKR and BX went public. And now, Apollo and Carlyle are following their routes. What is the benefit of being a public company? I thought the benefit of Private Equity comes from lack of regulation. Aren't their investments / compensation going to be affected? Any thoughts?...

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Audax Group Interview Help

Chenjamin

Hey Guys, I have a n interview at Audax Group this coming Friday and I have no clue on how to prepare for a private equity interview. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions about Audax Group and what the interviews for them are like. In addition, any tips on the finance interview process in ...

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Western tech investments?

Roark

All, I have a pretty cool opportunity to talk with a partner at Western Technology Investments about opportunities and was wondering if anyone had any perspective on the firm. I contact of mind set me up with the meeting and he tends towards hyperbole, making this sound like an amazing firm. Every...

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Need Advice TODAY!! question about series 7/ private equity

jlevin860

Hello fellow chimps! i'm quite new here and need some guidance. i currently hold my Series 7/66 in southern california and work for AXA Equitable. ive only been here a few months but i had never planned to stay long. today i interviewed at a private investment firm and the job looks extremely pro...

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The most interesting man in the...

Millhouse

NFL! http://sports.espn.go.com/boston/nfl/columns/story?columnist=reiss_mike&id=6280061...

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TPG to Sell Stake to Kuwait, Singapore Sovereign-Wealth Funds

vikram_eda

This is interesting - http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703806304576236424131916608.html?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTWhatsNewsCollection In view of this - (Larry Summers had criticisized SWFs in 2007) http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/bb8f50b8-3dcc-11dc-8f6a-0000779fd2ac.html#axzz1IIOz44dh Especial...

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Post-MBA Associate

Makewhole

Given the fact that there are a lot more Pre-MBA Associates than VPs, how much more difficult does it become to get into PE after MBA with a good PE background? As well, what is the lifestyle like at the VP-level?...

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Modeling Exam - Management Options

pacopacopaco595

Hello all, For those of you who have been through the PE modeling exams, how exactly are management options typically incorporated? I have not worked much with management options and it would be great if someone could explain to me how to build this into my model. Thanks much!...

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Google Ventures

mhshisper

I am really interested in Google Ventures. I was wondering if any of you had any more information than what is online. -MH...

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Grey Mountain Partners

felipz24

Does anyone know anything about this firm? They're based in Boulder, CO. ...

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Lunch with Kevin O'Leary

bankster

Hello, I will be going to a small lunch reception on Wednesday, where Kevin O'Leary will be present, and I'll have the opportunity to talk to him face to face. I am a senior in high school, and want to fully utilize this opportunity! How do I bring up the idea of offering my unpaid services as ...

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How to spin nonconventional internship?

Solidarity

Some background--during the school year, I've been interning at a small private equity firm with only a few portfolio companies. The company's structure is very flat, which is awesome and entails a lot of responsibility for the junior people. In addition to performing the usual excel powerlifting, I...

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Thoughts on Prudential Real Estate Investors

DunderMifflinCEO

I was wondering what you guys think about PREI's position within PE RE along with potential exit opps, compensation, or any general interview tips. I'm up for the FT Investment Analyst position. Thanks guys. ...

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Interview prep partners

sowhat

Wondering if anyone else out there is hitting the PE recruiting circuit and interested in prepping with other analysts? I'm a 3rd year analyst in LevFin at a global bank trying to prepare for PE interviews as much as possible. Problem is I'm competing directly with most of my peers at my current b...

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Shamrock Capital Advisors

BigBear85

Anyone know anything about this firm? http://www.shamrockcapitaladvisors.com/...

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Wasserstein & Co.

BabyBeluga

Any insight on this firm (culture, lifestyle, hours, comp, etc..)? ...

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MBAs Fail to Create Leaders

robert137

Fletcher School Dean has some controversial opinions http://www.businessbecause.com/mba-faculty/new-fletcher-dean-us-mbas-fail-to-create-leaders.htm...

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Not a list, but the SINGLE best PE headhunter

nooooob

please cast your votes for the single best PE headhunter for NYC jobs not based on success rates or retainers or anything like that but on exclusivity in short, who is the recruiter that contacts GS and ms analysts 6 months into their 1st years? how do they find these candidates' names? ...

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GS PIA analyst

kierkegaard

I'm curious as to what hours are like for analysts in the merchant banking/PIA: closer to IBD or Research? And how much traveling, if at all? Thanks in advance....

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Difference Btw Commited Capital and AUM?

qaz123

In PE, is there a difference between committed capital and assets under management? I was told that committed capital include only equity invested in the fund by limited and general partners while AUM is all the assets under management - that is, the number will be much higher than committed capita...

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New UK (EU) regulation on FS compensation:

Devil's Banker

Hi! Does anyone know whether PE/VC/HF entities are generally covered in most recent EU regulations on FS bonuses rolled by the FSA (UK)? If yes, what are the criteria (I am after more specific criteria then: significant influence on financial system -which is largely a function of size). THX ---...

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ABS Capital Partners

jimbrowngoU

Anyone have insights on ABS Capital? Culture, associate role (I assume it's a sourcing model, but how much?), hours, lifestyle, compensation, etc. Thanks!...

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Raising Funds For two Seperate Projects

tyrets

Monkeys, I'm involved with two projects that are in fundraising so if you're looking for alternative, non-correlated investment opportunities please PM for full details. The first is real estate investing in Brooklyn. My business partner is one of the largest, if not largest, real estate developme...

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JMI Equity: interview process, culture, pay, hours?

jimbrowngoU

Anyone have any information on JMI Equity? Not the basics (i.e. I know their target industries, size, etc.), but things such as interview process, culture, pay, hours for their associates. You know, the important stuff. I'd assume it's similar in both offices but would be interested to hear if anyth...

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Summer 2011 - Still Recruiting?

ConsultThis

Are any funds still recruiting for Summer 2011?...

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Moving from Big 4 into VC/PE- Career Switch

sams

I worked for a big four for 7 years, out of which the last 3 was in commercial due diligence,valuations, and due diligence ( am a manager now). Currently, am considering an MBA to switch my career into private equity. I have 2 questions: 1) What MBA to go to , Columbia , Berkely or Cambridge.....? ...

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