ASAP - Input on Houston Banking Offers
Here's the situation - I've been fortunate enough to receive offers for Summer Associate positions at Evercore, TPH, and Simmons & Co. Will have discussions with employees at each over the next few days, but looking for any industry input / information I might not feel comfortable asking them for that you monkeys can provide.
In particular, I am looking for compensation numbers and work / life insight (both as specific as possible). My general thought is that Evercore will work the most, then TPH, then Simmons and that compensation will fall in that order as well, but I don't know the range at all. There's a $25,000 difference in annualized base between EVR and TPH/Simmons for what that's worth, but no idea what target bonuses are at each.
Simmons obviously has an OFS focus, TPH upstream, and Evercore touches a little bit of everything. I would be happy working in any of those verticals, so the specialization of each is less of a concern for me. Culturally, I would say I feel best about Simmons, then TPH, then Evercore, though all are good. Simmons and TPH I can see myself doing banking for more than 3-4 years, Evercore is less certain in that regard.
I am well aware that this topic has been covered in the past, though at best most of those threads are a few years old, and some of the most helpful are now eight years old. Looking for a 2018+ view.
Any input on the above, plus relative strength and reputation, exit ops, outlook of each, etc. would be great!