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  • Intern in IB - Gen
May 6, 2020

I mean you got the rainmakers that started their own banks--Ken Moelis, PJT, M Klein

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May 6, 2020

One of those is not like the others.

"If God wanted to do a financing, He would call Morgan Stanley"

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May 6, 2020

Frank Quattrone

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May 6, 2020

Blair Effron

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Funniest
May 6, 2020

Justine Tobin

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  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
May 6, 2020

rip james b. lee

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  • Analyst 1 in IB - Ind
May 6, 2020

There is an MD at Barclays directly related to Teddy Roosevelt (great-grandson) -- named Theodore Roosevelt. Think he's in P&U. Seems to do well for himself

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May 6, 2020

I've been out the game for a while so had to look the guy up. Seems very prominent and respectable and all that, but holy shit the first line of his Wikipedia page is peak mildly infuriating:

"Theodore Roosevelt V, commonly known as Theodore Roosevelt IV, is..."

wtf!?

pagination error!

pls fix

"Millionaires don't use astrology, billionaires do"

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May 6, 2020

There's a 5th one apparently- worked at Lehman and then Barclays

  • Analyst 1 in IB-M&A
May 6, 2020

Keep reading "His name suffix varies since President Roosevelt's father was Theodore Roosevelt Sr., though the same-named son did not commonly use a "Jr" name suffix. "

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  • Works at Barclays Capital
May 7, 2020

That's pretty funny. At Barclays he goes by IV.

May 10, 2020

Harvard '65 - whatever, he's a fucking mega legacy, getting in was probably easier than taking a shit for him

UDT/SEALs in Nam after graduating - holy shit this guy does not fuck around

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  • Summer Associate in IB - Ind
May 6, 2020

sage kelly

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  • Prospect in IB-M&A
May 6, 2020

absolute beast

May 8, 2020

based

Si vis pacem, para bellum

  • Prospect in IB-M&A
May 6, 2020

Steve Trauber is a rainmaker in Houston (Citi)

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  • Prospect in IB - Gen
May 6, 2020

Speaking of Houston, Ralph Eads at Jefferies

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May 6, 2020

Continuing with Houston, Bobby Tudor at TPH/PWP

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May 8, 2020
Prospect in IB - Gen:

Speaking of Houston, Ralph Eads at Jefferies

This guy and Steve Trauber ball

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  • Incoming Analyst in IB-M&A
May 6, 2020

Woody Young, telecom @ PWP

May 6, 2020

Gene T. Sykes - GS LA

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May 6, 2020

His house is ridiculous

May 7, 2020

Yeah, the house was built by Cantor of Cantor Fitzgerald

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May 7, 2020

lmao his middle name is tiger can't make this shit up

May 6, 2020

I think most banks these days understand they they cannot let just one banker have most relationships like they used to few years ago. These days most clients are covered by at least 2 bankers (or at least at my bank) to ensure continuity of coverage should seniors leave.

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May 8, 2020

Yeah but who cares about European MMs?

Si vis pacem, para bellum

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May 8, 2020

At a US BB :)

  • Analyst 1 in IB-M&A
May 6, 2020

Alan Schwartz the goat

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  • Associate 1 in IB-M&A
May 6, 2020

Roger Altman

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  • Intern in IB - Ind
May 6, 2020

Hugh Janus is a big rainmaker at UBS

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May 7, 2020

HAHAHA fuck you i fell for that hard

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May 6, 2020

Ben Lorello

May 10, 2020

No

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May 7, 2020

Michael Grimes in Menlo, led the Facebook and Uber IPO

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May 12, 2020

Grimes is legendary for his antics. Word around the street was that as part of his pitch to win the Uber mandate he signed up to be a driver, and gave some absurd number of rides in the year leading up to the bakeoff in order to "show how much he cared about and understood their business". Couple other funny stories I've heard floating around that are a little less plausible though hilarious if true.

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May 17, 2020

can confirm lol

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
May 7, 2020

Aryeh Bourkhoff at LionTree runs a one-man show. Legitimately believe he's the highest profile advisor in Media / Telecom M&A - that $39bn Liberty Global deal breaking today was all him. Have to question the rationale behind some deals - ViacomCBS seems to me the media equivalent of Deutsche / CoBa - but huge respect for what he has built.

Can't recommend his
year-end letter
https://www.liontree.com/-/media/LTSaberTooth/Year... enough for anyone remotely interested in media and strategy.

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May 7, 2020

Bruce Wasserstein

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May 11, 2020

Are you aware of the blunder his team made when he was at First Boston, that lead to him being pushed out of the firm?
The valuation model his team used to value the target form was wrong. Cost the firm 210 Mn USD (660 instead of 450Mn), in late 70s.

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May 11, 2020
TheIndianBanker30:

Are you aware of the blunder his team made when he was at First Boston, that lead to him being pushed out of the firm?
The valuation model his team used to value the target form was wrong. Cost the firm 210 Mn USD (660 instead of 450Mn), in late 70s.

I'm not, but would enjoy reading about it if you have a link

May 12, 2020

Yeah, definitively a very low point in his career and not the only one.

May 13, 2020

Wasserstein wasn't pushed out of First Boston. He left and took an enormous amount of rainmakers with him.

Damodaran comes across as pretty bitter toward Wasserstein in the video you linked.

"Most people don't know shit about investment banking."
- Roger Mayweather, Managing Director at Evercore

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May 7, 2020

Tom-and-Jerry at Citi
Monty Python at Goldman
Klung Flu at Morgan stanley
Eric Cartman at JP Morgan

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May 7, 2020

I kid you not - there's a Saul Goodman at Evercore.
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/4f/32/7a/4f327a4031592c64712e7f8cdd2ffa1e.jpg

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  • Associate 1 in IB - Gen
May 7, 2020

He also basically owns his line of business across the street (selling GP stakes in funds). He has some ridiculous market share at 70-80%

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  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
May 7, 2020

Dr. Mantis Tobagon, very active in the HY market

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May 7, 2020

I heard he only drops magnum deals

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  • Analyst 1 in IB-M&A
May 7, 2020

Harry Richard does well for himself at Nomera I hear

May 7, 2020

Ben Lorello - Jefferies. Used to be a notorious yet successful HC banker before becoming their Head of Investment Banking.

Was guaranteed $50 mil/2 years back in 2009 to join Jefferies (former UBS banker who also poached him in 1999 for a $70 mil/3 year starting contract). Made them arguably the best firm in HC services in the MM.

  • Intern in IB - Ind
May 7, 2020

the guy has a bit of a coke habit, no?

  • Prospect in Other
May 11, 2020

where'd ya hear that?

May 7, 2020

Noah Wintroub at JPM, although the WeWork fiasco might hurt him.... Pretty sure he got them in on Facebook, LinkedIn, and GoodRx

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  • Prospect in IB - Restr
May 8, 2020

Michael Richter (Lazard) dominates A&D

  • Associate 1 in PE - LBOs
May 10, 2020

Tim Ingrassia at GS

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May 10, 2020

Mr Elfa Que at UBS

May 10, 2020

Rainer Langel at Macquarie
Alexander Dibelius at Goldman

Si vis pacem, para bellum

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May 11, 2020
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Si vis pacem, para bellum

  • Business School in IB - Gen
May 11, 2020
  • Intern in IB-M&A
May 13, 2020