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May 12, 2019

very different strategy from blackstone - more distressed situations, much smaller check sizes. strategy more aligns with fortress, cerberus, oaktree. but very well regarded - i recall some other guys here having dealt with them in the past and being impressed. also currently in the process of trying to raise $2.7B i believe

May 13, 2019

Good rep/returns; REPE team seems good but with poor upper management which seemed to care about building prestige over hiring right, i.e. cared more about where you went to school, gpa, and previous experiences, over some of the qualities which we can all agree on are more valuable/important at the analyst level (motivation, culture fit, everything else except gpa...)

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May 13, 2019

Sounds like you're making assumptions about why they passed on you as a candidate for a job

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May 13, 2019

I wish the reason they had passed on me was because i didn't have the necessary skills for the role...

May 13, 2019

I've worked with a few of their alumni and we have invested in a few deals alongside them. They have a great feel for the market, are definitely smart and sophisticated investors and they have a lot of capital to deploy. Overall, they would appear to be a great shop from an outsiders perspective.

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May 13, 2019

We've engaged with them as firm to co-invest as they have a lot of capital to deploy. However, we believe they aren't as smart as they think they are.

May 13, 2019

I've found that most people aren't as smart as they think they are.

May 14, 2019

I mean that's certainly true, but we felt they were arrogant

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May 15, 2019

They're okay. Nothing amazing, yet nothing terrible.

Robert Clayton Dean: What is happening?
Brill: I blew up the building.
Robert Clayton Dean: Why?
Brill: Because you made a phone call.

May 15, 2019

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May 18, 2019
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