Bulge Bracket

Is it that difficult to get into a bulge bracket? I would like to work for Goldmans, ML or MS. Also interested in a few non BB Credit Suisse and Barcap. If I work in a medium rep european bank can i make the move after a analyst programme or do i need to get an MBA.

I work for a bank with little exposure in the UK but we are bigger in other european countries and my pay is really low. I have to find a way to make a move even if it is a sideways move as long as there is more pay and some progression. The only good thing about my bank are the women and their tanned legs apart from that I cant se any upside.

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Feb 13, 2007 - 4:22pm

No way, I'm in no position to say anything about CS. I would be happy to work there. Its just that if I was given a choice it would be one of the others first.

If you mean that I didnt include CS in BB, its because I dont think it is.

From what i understand BB is ML, GS, MS, JP and maybe Citigroup.

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Feb 13, 2007 - 9:50pm

Please, LEH's big time trump card for banking just peaced out. CS still has some hitters same with UBS. It's pretty hard to differentiate after GS/MS as you can see.

Feb 13, 2007 - 9:55pm

Agree with EXGSBanker and GQBanker. Look at the league tables. You say that Citi is a giant ATM, I don't see how that changes the fact that they have recently been doing great and are toping the league tables.

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