Jefferies Technology Group

Prospect in IB - Gen

Does anyone have any info on the Jefferies Technology IBD group? I have an interview coming up soon. Thanks.

EDIT: For NYC tech group

Comments (34)

Feb 19, 2020

Interview for SA2021 for NYC office?

  • Prospect in Other
Feb 19, 2020

No way it's that early

  • Prospect in Other
Feb 19, 2020

Pretty sure Jefferies NY SA in generalist, could be mistaken though

  • Prospect in IB - Gen
Feb 19, 2020

No this is an experienced role.

  • Associate 2 in IB - Ind
Feb 19, 2020

What group? There are teams in NYC, SF, and Charlotte. All are different.

  • Prospect in IB - Gen
Feb 19, 2020

NYC Tech

Feb 27, 2020

Anyone heard anything on the tech team in Charlotte? Specifically the exits, deal flow, reptutation, ect.

Feb 28, 2020

they have tech in Charlotte?

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
Feb 19, 2020

Somewhat strong dealflow but very poor culture. Nobody helps anyone else. You're definitely on your own.

  • Prospect in Other
Feb 19, 2020

How would you compare Jefferies to Baird generally speaking?

  • Associate 1 in IB - Gen
Feb 19, 2020

Overall or tech group specifically?

Overall I give the edge to Baird, people on this website seem split on Jefferies in terms of where it plays, but I think it's just a touch below the top MM of Blair/Baird. If culture matters then Baird hands down.

In terms of tech group though, Jefferies appears to have an edge depending on your interest. Baird will have more tech/biz services focus.

  • Prospect in Other
Feb 19, 2020

I was talking about overall, but it's interesting you gave the edge to Baird. I always thought Jefferies is the best MM shop along with HL.

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  • Intern in IB - Gen
Feb 19, 2020

This is totally inaccurate and not sure what school you went to but a quick LinkedIn search will show Jefferies consistently places analysts to MF PE particularly out of healthcare energy and M&A and UMM PE out of all other groups far stronger than Blair/Baird. Jefferies average deal size is way larger than any other MM and tons of those deals are above 1 billion. Literally know people at Blair and Baird that consistently work on 100-200MM sell sides and anytime they score a mandate above a billion they are never the sole advisor or lead on the deal. Jefferies is in a tier of its own in the MM and doesn't even really compete with other MM banks (group depending) besides of course RBC. JEFs primary competitors are the UBSs and CSs of the world.

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  • Prospect in IB - Ind
Feb 19, 2020

SF office has a strong culture from what I've heard and some very strong seniors. Can't speak much about NY though.

  • Prospect in IB - Gen
Feb 19, 2020

What does "strong culture" mean? Good, bad, rough, collaborative, etc?

  • Prospect in IB - Ind
Feb 19, 2020

Very laid back and fratty

Feb 19, 2020

Looking for same advice for Jefferies Healthcare. Same situation as OP.

Feb 21, 2020

stay away

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Feb 21, 2020

Could you please elaborate on this?

Feb 21, 2020

Great - can you elaborate?

  • Associate 2 in IB - Ind
Feb 21, 2020

Top group. You'll work a ton but get a significant amount of tangible experience. They do all m&a in-house (aka no m&a team) which allows you to get the full spectrum of the deal but also open you up to some annoying process work.

Feb 21, 2020

Appreciate it. I used to work at GS and will be interviewing for HC there as well most likely as several partners helped me out. Would you have a preference given the two?

  • Analyst 1 in IB-M&A
Feb 19, 2020

Are these lateral interviews or full-time? Lateral has been slow so far

  • Prospect in IB - Ind
Feb 20, 2020
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Mar 11, 2020