MsF or MBA after 3 years in Big 4 TAS?

alchimisto's picture
Rank: Chimp | banana points 12

Hi guys,

Just wanted your advice on my situation. I currently have experience of 6 months at a no-name private equity fund and 3 years in a Big 4 TAS role (mainly valuation projects) and I am really lost whether I should pursue an MBA or a Master in Finance in September 2019.

My primary goal is to break in IB to ultimately be competitive for PE or even VC jobs. I know that my experience level fits an MBA and I would be able to recruit at the Associate level but my experience is in the Middle East with no IB experience, and my goal is to work in London or Paris after the program.

With this in mind, what do you think the best plan is?


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Comments (4)

Jan 6, 2019

No doubt MBA. Not close.

Jan 7, 2019

Even if it is between a Tier 1 Master in Finance (think LSE, ESSEC) vs Tier 2 MBA (think Oxbridge)?

Jan 6, 2019

Didnt know you were talking about Europe. No idea.

Jan 7, 2019