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  • Intern in IB - Ind
Jun 6, 2021 - 12:40am

MF Growth funds pay in line with PE, so you can expect ~$300k as an associate there. Insight/GA are also known to have pretty good comp and I'm sure TA/Summit do as well. If you don't mind locations, there's probably a few smaller funds in LCOL areas that would give you a bigger bang per buck.

Jun 6, 2021 - 6:14am

Can't speak to all, but anecdotally I know TA has a special bonus for associates who are able to source deals (conception to close) which are pretty great and way above any other PE bonuses. Correct me if I'm wrong please but the one friend I knew there had someone in his class do just that and make a killing.

Jun 9, 2021 - 10:18pm

I wish I did know and did ask but they were always reticent to disclose it. But they said it was a percentage of the deal bought it which was capped at a certain amount.

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  • Analyst 1 in IB - Ind
Jun 6, 2021 - 12:30pm

Sorry to hijack but what are the hours for growth equity associates in the big brand shops? How are they in 2nd tier shops? Any better than PE/IB?

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  • Analyst 1 in IB-M&A
Jun 6, 2021 - 4:16pm

I know Lead Edge Capital pays a lot for out of undergrad. 100k base + 75% performance bonus + phantom equity/sourcing bonus. Not sure on actual comp for associate if anyone has insight.

  • Associate 2 in PE - LBOs
Jun 7, 2021 - 9:43am

TCV Associate is 130 / 130 I think, might be 135 / 135 (heard from an employee but it's been a while) but their B2B group has gotten pretty sweaty these days.

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