Thoughts on General Atlantic

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I'm curious what people have heard about the growth equity Analyst program at GA regarding Hours, Comp, Culture. Also, possible comparison of their analyst program vs. that at a MF buyout shop, types of character that would go to each, and what a career path down either road might look like.


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Nov 12, 2018

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You're welcome.

Dec 28, 2018


Dec 28, 2018

I know a guy who was in a unique situation. During college, he was investing his friend's trust fund out in non-targetville USA. GA recruited him to an assoicate role within their software space. Since then, he's raised his own fund. I think he stayed at GA for 1.5 years. Safe to say he's brilliant...

Dec 29, 2018


Jan 5, 2019

Solid shop with a phenomenal track record.

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

Jan 12, 2019

Any other thoughts?

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Jun 13, 2019