Sharing name of company when leveraging offer

taulamep's picture
Rank: Baboon | banana points 118

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)

Aug 17, 2017

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.

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Aug 17, 2017

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.

Aug 17, 2017

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.


Aug 17, 2017

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

Aug 17, 2017

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