**UPDATED (08/24/21) Top Groups on Wall Street**

Top groups on Wall Street (no order)

Goldman TMT

Morgan Stanley M&A

JP Morgan M&A

Credit Suisse Securitized Products

Wells Fargo REGAL

Rockefeller Capital Investments Group

Citi Rates

Goldman Lev Fin Industrials

Morgan Stanley ECM

Rothschild Generalist

BofA credit sales

Piper Sandler (Sandler Division)

Under Armour Finance Division

Bartender at McSorleys

William Blair Technology

KMPG Audit


Amazon Whole Food SDE

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  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
Oct 8, 2021 - 2:05pm

A few of these listed already but will go by bank based on my own interactions: 

GS - can't go wrong anywhere here, but TMT and FIG are the standouts

MS - M&A 

JP - HC 

BofA - REGAL and LevFin

CS - Sponsors 

Barclays - Power

UBS - M&A and levfin 

RBC - Power and M&A 

Blair - tech 

Baird - industrials 

jefferies - Levfin, HC, and energy 

CITI - honestly don't know, think they are decent everywhere but don't really have one standout group in mind

PWP - healthcare

evercore - tech 


HL - Consumer, RX

edit: adding more

Macquarie: infra 

DB: Levfin 


BMO: metals/mining levfin OK but they don't really lead that many deals 

Lincoln Intl.: Healthcare and industrials 

Piper: healthcare, specifically med tech 

RayJay: tech 

Edit: even more by popular demand

BGL - yes THE browns gibbons Lang: environmental services, dominate the middle market space. If you're literally into garbage go work for BGL

Cowen: cannabis and mobility technology 

cantor: healthcare ECM

GUGG: RX, tech enabled services 

Roths: RX

harris Williams: cranking out MM sponsor mandates of all kinds, especially HC

keybanc: industrials 

cain bros: healthcare (obviously) services 

Nomura: levfin, but still sucks and they don't lead deals 

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
Oct 10, 2021 - 1:32am

I prefaced this multiple times by saying that I could have missed things ffs, I clearly am not "clueless" for missing one group at a MM bank in a niche industry. 

and by the way, I specifically left out triple tree/MTS/SVB/Q etc bc I left our industry specific boutiques except cain since they are strong in services. 

the insecurity among the wells folks is UNBELIEVABLE like relax dude 

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
Oct 10, 2021 - 2:52pm

That is literally not true lol. I work in a product group at a top bank and am not super familiar with the REGAL space. As you specifically mentioned very few in banking even are - I miss ONE group at ONE bank and you freak out lol. Can't please everyone I guess 

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