LDN BB IB: Italians all over the place?
First year here:
Am I the only one who is completely annoyed by Italians in LDN BB M&A teams?
It sometimes seems these folks do stick together across ranks like mafia, simply due to the same passport - and beyond any good business means.
Some colleagues around me feel it is a key driver of really bad gossip and politics in my team with some average to even non-performing Italian juniors being firmly positioned as stars and even pouring oil into the fire.
Although some of my colleagues shake their heads and think the same, many are not really surprised as they are used to it and heard the same from friends at competitors... really??
Guys, is that true? Can you actually confirm similar things or is this non-sense after all with me having bad luck on my current team (>30 ppl)??