8/17/17

I received an offer from an elite boutique firm and have to decide on the offer soon so I reached out to other firms I applied to telling them I am subject to exploding offers. The firms came back to me asking where the offer is from. Is there any risk associated with giving the name away in terms of the company finding out I am trying to leverage the offer and potentially rescinding or should I give the name?

Comments (5)

8/17/17

I'm just guessing here since I've never been in that situation, but maybe say it's an Elite Boutique. This way they'll know it's a Lazard/Rothschild/Jefferies type firm.

Learn More

7,548 questions across 469 investment banks. The WSO Investment Banking Interview Prep Course has everything you'll ever need to start your career on Wall Street. Technical, Behavioral and Networking Courses + 2 Bonus Modules. Learn more.

8/17/17

You can tell them where. The offer has been extended, nobody is going to rescind it just because you played your hand at other places respectfully. They only care if you renege or lie, not if you play the game.

8/17/17

Agreed, there was a thread identical to this one. Basically, everyone said that you should tell them the name especially if it is an elite boutique.

Link

8/17/17

Isn't this a given if someone checks your LinkedIn per se? Just curious

8/17/17

1-Click to Unlock All Comments - 100% FREE

Why do I need to be signed in?
WSO is a knowledge-sharing community that depends on everyone being able to pitch in when they know something.
+ Bonus: 6 Free Financial Modeling Lessons with 1-Click Signup ($199 value)