Non-Modeling group -> M&A/Coverage, When to Recruit?

Analysts who transferred from a DCM/ECM/Lev fin type group to one that models for the purposes of recruiting for PE, how did the process go for you? When did you start speaking with headhunters - immediately, or after you had a few deals under your belt in the new group? Did PE firms care that only 2 of your 3 analyst years were modeling heavy, etc?

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Jan 11, 2021 - 1:20am

I'm pretty sure lev fin has modeling and goes to pe, also when you lateral you usually restart the year so if you did 1 year in ecm then lateral to m&a you start as a year 1 analyst

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