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  • Analyst 2 in IB-M&A
Feb 15, 2021 - 8:27pm

Ive never seen any banker or PE professional come from SMBC (only been in banking little less than 2 years) so cant expect PE exits to be any good if at all

  • Associate 3 in PE - LBOs
Feb 15, 2021 - 8:57pm

None. The IB (advisory) side is weak in the US. The lending side is okay but they hardly ever lead. Seen one dude go to a failing BDC from their middle markets team, the BDC blew up and he ended in capital markets at SMBC because the skill set is just not there to be marketable to other places. If you have no other option then obviously go for it, lateral to a good investment bank, then recruit for PE.

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  • Associate 3 in PE - LBOs
Feb 15, 2021 - 9:13pm

That being said, you should be proactive and reach out to the headhunters and know your shit. You'll get some looks I imagine

  • Associate 3 in PE - LBOs
Feb 15, 2021 - 9:22pm

There is. One guy moved to Golub, there have been others. If you're top notch, you'll get good looks

  • Prospect in IB - Cov
Oct 6, 2021 - 5:08pm

Bump - any updates regarding this topic? Would also be great to hear about their pay and culture.

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  • Associate 3 in IB-M&A
Oct 6, 2021 - 5:33pm

Do 6-8 months and lateral to a BB/EB. Very doable in this market. Your PE looks from SMBC will be few and far between, and not good opportunities

  • Analyst 1 in IB - CB
Nov 24, 2021 - 5:11pm

As others have mentioned, very few people exit directly to PE but it is an easy feeder to a BB/EB. They are constantly losing people to higher ranked banks.

Nov 24, 2021 - 8:18pm

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