Can a portfolio manager date an i-banker?

Hi, monkeys!

A friend of a friend is a portfolio manager at an asset management company and he is currently dating a girl who works in M&A. They both cover the same location and the industries often overlap.

Even though they don't work for the same bank, I was a bit surprised that they are so open about being together. Isn't trespassing the Chinese wall a big no-no if you want to keep your job?

They probably know what they're doing, but I got curious about how these things are handled nowadays.

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  • Associate 2 in PE - Other
Apr 19, 2021 - 5:51pm

So? Technically I'm not allowed within 500 feet of a school but it doesn't stop me.

  • Analyst 1 in AM - Equities
Apr 19, 2021 - 6:10pm

This can go very badly for your friend if it gets disclosed. Not trying to act like compliance but some 6/10 chick from Long island isn't worth your friend losing his job

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Apr 29, 2021 - 6:01pm

No.

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

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  • Analyst 3+ in IB - Ind
Apr 30, 2021 - 1:21pm
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