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  2. Would you choose Hedge Funds all over again?

    I'm just out here looking for opinions from actual people working at a Hedge Fund. In regards to finance career paths, if you had to do it all over again, would you still go the Hedge Fund route? For me, I'm a college student just waiting for my ...

    49 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 30 2015 - 1:09am -

  3. Healthcare Focused Hedge Funds

    Hi all, I am a first year analyst in the healthcare group (Pharma & Biotech) at a bank in New York. As many of you know/have experienced, buyside recruiting is starting to get underway and I am curious if anyone has a list of healthcare focused hedge ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:39pm -

  4. Only girl, help?

    I have recently started at a hedge fund, <10 people. I work directly with the manager. I am the only woman, and also decades younger than most of my coworkers. I am well-respected. My ideas are taken seriously and incorporated. Our investors like me. H ...

    20 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 19 2015 - 12:42pm -

  5. Fresh out of undergrad and think I'm getting lucky--career advice?

    I've been interning at a microfund (10mm AUM) and just got an offer for 55k salary. Any advice if I can/should negotiate for more/bonus terms? advice hedge fund ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 26 2014 - 12:57pm -

  6. Bridgewater vs PEAK6 Investment

    Hi guys, I recently received an offer from Bridgewater associates for their investment engineer role and Peak6 Investments for their Trading associate role. Both offers are really good in terms of money but that's not really my concern. I was wonderi ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 1 2015 - 6:34pm -

  7. Help a Newbie

    I just finished my freshmen year at college, and currently doing a summer internship at a small consulting firm. My goal is to get myself into a hedge fund, however as I scam throughout forums there is terminology unknown to me. Where do I get modeling tr ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2014 - 5:18pm -

  8. JAT shutting down

    Thaler announced he's shutting down his fund. Any thoughts? Does this happen enough for new analysts to worry about when joining a fund? advice hedge fund ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 20 2015 - 4:45am -

  9. Industry switcher needs some perspective

    I have searched high and low and cannot find the answer to my two questions. I am hoping a more senior monkey in this community can help shed some light: Background I am an industry switcher from life science. MS and PhD from top med research school, two ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2014 - 8:57am -

  10. HBK Investments (Dallas)?

    There doesn't seem to be much information on this firm. How well are they respected on the street? Is the Dallas Office a FO, or is there mostly BO and MO there? Also any information on pay,perks etc. would be great. Thanks. hbk dallas advice hedge f ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:25pm -

  11. Multi-manager compensation

    Hi all- Was hoping to get input on what market compensation for typical multi-manager platforms is (think citadel / surveyor, BAM, milleniums of the world). I'm a Senior Analyst (graduated in '11) making a transition from a single manager fund ( ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2016 - 11:14am -

  12. Fund size and the learning experience

    Hello WSO- long time lurker, first time poster. Currently in the process of recruiting for HF from a target school + MBB background, so I am not looking for hardcore PE / HF hybrid shops or credit shops- mostly looking at L/S equity. I have two questions ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 27 2015 - 10:07am -

  13. Corporate Finance--> HF?

    Have the opportunity to join a technology/media company in their corporate finance department and wanted to see how feasible a switch to a value-oriented HF would be down the road. I'm not caught up on mega-funds- happy with a fund of any size. Thoug ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 12:17pm -

  14. Pre-MBA Dilemma

    Hi everyone, I encountered a major dilemma in my pursuit of happiness that I would like to share with you. Any advice is welcome. I'll try to be concise- in two months time I'll begin my MBA studies at NYU Stern. Basically, I'm trying to de ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2014 - 10:21am -

  15. Credit Investing- Exit Ops?

    Hi, This summer I'll be doing my junior year internship in credit investing with a big name firm. My prior internships are with a hedge fund and a PE fund. Let's say I get a full-time offer with the place I will be interning and accept- what are ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 16 2015 - 11:14am -

  16. TMT Hedge Funds

    Any insights on some of the top hedge funds? Coatue, Cadian, Criterion, Light Street, Tiger? advice hedge fund ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:03pm -

  17. What more can I do? Guidance required

    Hello guys After one year doing a course which was meant to get me into medicine, things turned bad(as they usually do) and I have finally chosen to go and study finance. As my dad often tells me "water flows the path of least resistance", so I ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2016 - 9:06pm -

  18. Short Selling Role

    What do you think the career implications would be of taking a role on a short-only desk at a larger hedge fund? (focused on alpha-generating shorts, not hedges) Do you think the skill-set you will develop would be fundamentally different than what you wo ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2015 - 11:15pm -

  19. Brevan Howard NY

    Just wondering how Brevan Howard is viewed today in NY /US in general? Saw they opened up operations in NY a few years ago but can't seem to find much on how active they are here and if it is viewed as a top fund in the us, know it certainly is in eu ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2015 - 6:05pm -

  20. FREE SB: Non-Target Junior Seeking Resume Review for Summer Analyst Internship at Investment Firm in NYC

    This post has been deleted by the original poster. college resume application resume basic resume review bad resume Cold Email Resume annihilate my resume advice hedge fund IBD BIG 4 NON TARGET er ib nontarget 2015 internship banking gpa resume ib non tar ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2015 - 2:08am -

  21. Which sophomore summer gig?

    internship sophomore sophomore Internship Internship advice hedge fund hedge fund recruiting banking Summer ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 22 2015 - 3:57pm -

  22. BB vs No Name HF for first job

    Hey guys, Just would appreciate some advice on how to start my career. Last summer I interned at a midrange BB (think CS, C) in their capital markets division. I really didn't like the job and the hours really took a toll on me. I was over-stressed a ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 12:38pm -

  23. Fund Accounting to Portfolio Management- Career Path Advice

    Ladies and Gentlemen, I'm in need of advice from the older, wiser users on this forum. I'll set up my background, then present my question to you. I'm in fund accounting at a major mutual fund (top 10 by AUM, strong reputation) based on the ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 1 2015 - 11:33pm -

  24. My unusual story- Canadian looking for US HF opportunities

    Hello everyone, I'm a Canadian working at a small L/S fund in Toronto and want to make the move to the US. I'd appreciate any advice you guys may have. First a bit of background: I majored in Chemistry and was a solid C student more interested i ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2015 - 5:59pm -

  25. Accepted at CBS, pursuing a career in Value Investing

    I have been reading this board for a while now, particularly the "break into HF from XYZ" threads. I thought I would share my own story, although I am still working towards my goal. I currently work in accounting advisory/consulting, mainly help ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 21 2014 - 12:26am -

  26. BB Ops to Hedge Funds Ops

    fart advice hedge fund ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2016 - 4:26pm -

  27. Junior summer internship-- help a noob?

    -- generalist advice hedge fund ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 2 2016 - 7:38pm -

  28. Wall Street Intro

    Hello, my name is Ron Bruncaj. I am currently in my final semester at community college and will be attending business school as a finance major in the fall of 2015. The schools I have applied to are Baruch, Fordham and NYU. I will most likely attend Baru ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2015 - 4:47pm -

  29. Sophomore Hedge Fund Internship- Non-Target State School, Asset Management Experience

    Hello fellow monkeys, I am currently a sophomore at a non-target state school and I was looking for some advice on how to break into hedge funds. I am currently an (unpaid) intern at a boutique Asset Management firm with $1.2B AUM. How could I prepare mys ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 21 2016 - 10:55pm -

  30. Samlyn Capital Reputation

    Anyone familiar with Samlyn Capital? advice hedge fund ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 3 2017 - 12:28pm -

  31. Trader to Hedge Fund with Harvard 2+2

    .................................................................................................... trading advice hedge fund ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2016 - 12:10pm -

  32. Exceptional Personal Investor Wants to go Professional

    My personal trading account: 2012: net capital gain was $39,947.11 in short-term transactions using around $60,000. 2014: net capital gain was $79,870.28 with a cost of $74,034.90 based on a long-term hold initiated in 2012. I simply held my position in 2 ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2016 - 8:01pm -

  33. Exceptional Personal Investor Trying to go Professional

    My personal trading account: 2012: net capital gain was $39,947.11 in short-term transactions using around $60,000. 2014: net capital gain was $79,870.28 with a cost of $74,034.90 based on a long-term hold initiated in 2012. I simply held my position in 2 ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2016 - 7:49pm -

  34. Advice: Top Tier US Business School > London Asset Management Role

    WSO, I'm currently an MBA at a top tier US school trying to switch into investment management (either MF or HF, public equities). I had an investing summer internship (at a strong brand name), but that was my first professional investing experience. ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 5 2015 - 8:24pm -

  35. From hedge fund/asset management BackOffice to investment analyst at a Broker(think CBRE..ish)...to R-Estate investment(Buyside)

    Hello, I'm actually a back office analyst at a top hedge fund/ Asset Management firm (think 50B+++)...I'm done with my MSF and waiting for the CFA L3 results...+ I had a few internships in real estate investments (which I really liked).. Sadly, ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 19 2015 - 12:35pm -

  36. Buy/sell strategy in equities

    Hi, guys! I am just wondering if any of you had any experience from applying a buy/sell strategy based on shorting stocks rated as sell and buying the ones rated as buy by X-FIN. They seem to have an exceptionally good track record. advice hedge fund ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 15 2015 - 9:22am -

  37. Info on Newtyn Management?

    Hi, Does anyone in WSO have any information about Newtyn? Thanks newtyn advice hedge fund ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 27 2015 - 8:20pm -

  38. Hedge Fund Internship/Junior Associate Guidance

    Dear fellow WSO Members, I am writing today regarding a summer internship position at a value-oriented hedge fund in Midtown NYC. I have an interview next week and it is for a full-time internship over the summer, as well as part-time during the school ye ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2015 - 2:45pm -

  39. Intro, background, question

    Hello all, I am a 26 year old former infantry marine (0311), currently in my undergrad at a non-target school. I want to work at a value focused hedge fund in the future, preferably out of undergrad. I am majoring in finance, have been investing in my per ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2015 - 8:40pm -

  40. Incoming MS IED Summer Analyst-> Long term Long Short Equity HF/maybe PE

    I'm a junior at a target school (non-business major) and have a Summer Analyst position at MS in their Institutional Equities Division (two rotations). If I want to go buy-side eventually or do HF recruiting from undergrad (Available at my school), w ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2015 - 1:18am -

  41. Hedge Funds covering Europe from their US office?

    Hi, Do you know HFs that cover Europe from their US office? Would they ever consider hiring a non-American at pre-MBA level (3 years large-cap PE experience) to cover this geography? Thanks advice hedge fund ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Sep 24 2014 - 11:28am -

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  43. Informational Interview with GARP L/S manager?

    What would be appropriate to ask? It's also over the phone, if that makes any difference. advice hedge fund infointerview ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 30 2014 - 7:29pm -

  44. buy, sell, or stay away?

    I have an interview project for a hedge fund analyst position. I was provided a ticker, my job now is to decide whether to buy, sell, or stay away from it. Any pointer on formatting would be really appreciated. Thanks. advice hedge fund ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2014 - 9:05pm -