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Oct 23, 2015

Just randomly bumbed into your question. If this is still relevant to you:
you would be stupid to turn down Houlihan. They take 2-5 Analysts on FT out of 2000 applicants. Hands down one of the best (if not the best) restructuring shops out there. Having said that, apparently their London office is an absolute sweatshop and they kill their analysts, which certainly contributes to them having a very low retention rate (talked to one of their directors). But what also needs to be said is that their analysts consistently place into top buyside funds - at least that applies to their restructuring team. Their M&A desks aren't as well renonwed as far as I know.

Never hear of Arma Partners before...

Hope that helps.

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Oct 23, 2015

You're operating on the assumption OP has an offer for RX. Their CF division isn't great and FAS is a dead end. I've heard the same re sweatshops. Heard that 2 Associates have been wheeled out of there by paramedics due to exhaustion. Could be a rumour, I don't have sufficient evidence to confirm it. Buyside placement though it supposed to be extremely strong as you mentioned.

Oct 23, 2015

Arma Partners have the best office location in London. They are a sweatshop.

Oct 23, 2015
AdRam:

Arma Partners have the best office location in London. They are a sweatshop.

The Shard is by no means a good office location, have you worked in London before?

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Oct 23, 2015

It was ironic.

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Oct 23, 2015

Arma Partners is a more tech focused M&A shop.

Nov 2, 2017

I'm also interested in this.

Anyone has any other advice/specifics on the difference between HL and Arma?

Nov 2, 2017

if you wanna do tech Arma is the place

Nov 4, 2017
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