SWF - Direct Investments

Would be curious if people had a view on sovereign wealth funds that do direct investments (GIC / Temasek / ADIA / QIA / Mubadala) in North American offices. Any idea on comp / hours / investing experience at the junior level?

Specifically, deciding if it makes sense to make the jump from IB, since it doesn't seem like you can go from SWF to corporate PE. Thanks in advance!

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  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
Feb 23, 2021 - 9:36am

GIC consistently have high quality people who just don't want to work 24 hours a day to make 0.001% top salary; instead, they can just have a good work life balance making top 0.5% salary. Have heard great things about them. Would not say the same about the other ones

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