Best Way To Prep For PE / Growth Equity Job Starting In ~6 Months?

 

I'm currently a third year analyst, leaving in July for a new role at growth equity shop (GA / Insight / TA / Summit type fund)

At this point I feel like I've become pretty efficient at day-to-day banking tasks / built up enough goodwill that I can finish things quickly and have a little bit of time to prep for my next job. I've from https://essaywriter.fun/ other friends about not feeling prepared for PE after banking; does anyone have any advice, or anything they wish they had done prior to starting? Thank you in advance!

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Feb 19, 2021 - 3:56am

Congrats on the new role.

Probably one of the biggest differences from being an advisor to buy side is having an "ownership" mindset. One suggestion to start building that muscle is evaluating investments (e.g. perhaps growth oriented IPOs). Why would you put the funds money into it / why not? How are you going to make money? How could you lose your money?

There are quite a few investment books you can read or good podcasts you can listen to but might be good to try the exercise above to get a sense of what your natural style of investing is and where some gaps might be.

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