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  2. Hirevue JPMorgan Chase SA 2019 Asset Management???

    Does anyone have any questions/insight into the Hirevue questions for JPMorgan Chase SA 2019 Asset Management in NYC? I'm assuming its behavior, but since this is my first hirevue-no clue. Also, is this a first round or still an initial screening typ ...

    66 comments - 6 silver bananas - Sep 25 2018 - 6:30pm -

  3. JP Morgan Winning Women

    This thread is for undergraduate students currently applying to the JP Morgan's 2018 Winning Women events in NYC and Chicago. Feel free to follow and/or post if you're in another division as there might be similar recruitment timelines. JP Morga ...

    429 comments - 31 silver bananas - Dec 23 2017 - 10:43pm -

  4. How to Convince My Boss to Include Excel Modeling Into the Job?

    What's up everyone, first time post here. So to summarize, I currently work at a large real estate firm and work as an analyst in their multifamily department. My job mainly entails managing a large portfolio of mortgage loans and monitoring/reportin ...

    31 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jul 9 2018 - 6:30pm -

  5. CFA June 2017 Results

    Just got my results for Level 1 and I passed. 7/10 sections over 70%, none below 51%. I am so stoked right now despite it only being level 1, anyone else get results? CFA testing asset management to Sunday, July 30, 2017- 7:55pm ...

    86 comments - 11 silver bananas - Jul 30 2017 - 8:00pm -

  6. Choosing Between Buy Side vs Sell Side in Equity Research?

    So I want to do equity research. I know that there is sell-side and buy-side and, so far, I have a few distinctive arguments for both (see below). What I would really appreciate to find out is your views in terms of the experience quality that both offer. ...

    35 comments - 3 silver bananas - Apr 13 2018 - 5:27am -

  7. Life as a Top Asset Manager

    Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted on 3/24/13. So I've seen a few posts lately asking about mutual funds, Asset Management gigs, and alternatives to the sell-side out of college, and hopefully my experience taking th ...

    186 comments - 71 silver bananas - Jul 30 2018 - 5:50pm -

  8. Wanna Jump Straight to the Buy Side?

    Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted on 10/17/12. To see all of our top content from the past, click here. Deciding to Recruit For the Buy Side Most of my friends are going into banking. Not because pitch books and road sho ...

    289 comments - 37 silver bananas - Jan 23 2018 - 5:05pm -

  9. My Biggest Career Mistake to Date: Prestige

    Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted on 10/1/12. I occasionally get PMed by people at colleges I've never heard of before, asking if they have a shot at IBD. Folks, why IBD? The finance world is broad and varied, and t ...

    108 comments - 22 silver bananas - Aug 20 2015 - 4:42pm -

  10. Gift for Boss?

    Hi everyone, In the next month I will be concluding my internship at a boutique AM. I worked closely with the CEO of the firm and developed a good relationship with him, and I'd like to get him a gift. I'll definitely be getting him a hand-writt ...

    133 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2018 - 12:08am -

  11. Cities with the Best Cost of Living / Work Life Balance in Finance

    I've come to the conclusion NYC is not for me. More power to all of you whose dream is working on the street, it's just not for me. Cost of living is too high. Hours are too long. Taxes are too high. Where in the country is the best balance betw ...

    152 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:06pm -

  12. Interview Question: How Would You Invest $10 Million?

    I was wondering if anyone could provide some insight into good answers for the following asset management interview question! Thanks! If you had 10 million dollars to invest, how would you invest it in the current market environment? How to Invest 10 Mill ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2018 - 3:31pm -

  13. Why is PWM looked down on?

    Why is PWM generally looked down on? Is it because of something palpable like lower salaries or is it just for no reason? What is the genesis of this phenomenon? Thank you. BB PWM asset management private wealth management ...

    128 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 6 2017 - 12:47pm -

  14. Any helpful material for UK undergraduates (UPDATE: AM in the United Kingdom)

    UPDATE: Any questions related to AM in the United Kingdom. Hi everyone! i will be applying for graduate positions (AM mainly) soon and was looking for a good guide or any other material related to SPECIFICALLY the United Kingdom job market. I will be a fi ...

    15 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jun 27 2018 - 12:15am -

  15. INSEAD MBA: Yay or Nay?

    Hi community, I don't want to spark another general,,MBA worth it or not" discussion, instead I'm interested in your opinions based on my specific situation. Some background info: European citizen 31 years of age (yes, old but quite normal ...

    20 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 19 2017 - 4:00am -

  16. Improve GPA vs Off-Cycle Internship

    Hey all, Looking for some advice on best next steps. I am currently in the process of interviewing for an off-cycle internship (during the Spring) that is semi-related to finance (they do modeling, and my role would be as a consultant). I have one concern ...

    23 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 19 2018 - 7:58am -

  17. AMA: Internal Wholesaler at a Mutual Fund

    I work at a large MF in the Northeast as an internal wholesaler. For those of you who don't know what that is, it's basically inside sales. I make outbound dials to financial advisors to sell them our mutual funds among other things. I have over ...

    104 comments - 7 silver bananas - Jan 27 2015 - 12:38am -

  18. AMA- I'm an Equity Analyst/PM at an Asset Manager

    Mod Note (Andy): this ama is now closed, thanks again to N164 for answering all the q's! I've been in the Asset Management field for 15+ years, started as an i-banker out of undergrad, moved to AM after b-school when the hours got to me (both at ...

    102 comments - 5 silver bananas - Nov 19 2014 - 12:34pm -

  19. AM vs HF: The Business of Our Business

    Hedge funds get all the glory... and now they're even going to get all the press, courtesy of the JOBS Act, and I'm more than excited to see who thinks they actually need to advertise to bring in the flows. However, while a hedge fund is structu ...

    70 comments - 29 silver bananas - Jul 11 2015 - 4:07am -

  20. Asset Management Interview Preparation

    Hi all, I recently got a 1st round interview for an analyst role at a mid-size Asset Management firm (deals with both institutional and high wet work individuals). I was wondering what would be the interview process will be like. Any technical should I br ...

    47 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 22 2018 - 7:32pm -

  21. Do hedge funds look down at Asset Management Firms?

    I was talking to some folks around the office and somehow Putnam or Wellington got brought up in the conversation. Someone immediately said that "asset managers don't count." Is this a common view in the hedge fund world? hedge fund asset m ...

    53 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2015 - 1:00am -

  22. US job opportunities for foreigners

    Hi guys, I work in an Italian Asset Management/private equity firm of real estate investment funds (european version of REITS). I have 3+ years of experience (think of an associate level) in the financial analysis and business development, and I would lik ...

    72 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2016 - 3:46pm -

  23. How do you get a job in asset management?

    I am a current junior at Claremont McKenna College. Econ/Fin major with 3.2 GPA. VERY interested in finance. What can I do to strengthen myself as a candidate to get into this field? Reading specific articles? Buying WSO financial modeling tools? I'v ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 22 2016 - 4:32pm -

  24. MS Wealth Management?

    I recently got an internship offer from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, NJ office.Non-target school finance and business analytical master degree. I will graduate this May and I have studied for CFA, FRM. I want to land a job at Asset Management company ...

    26 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 3:33pm -

  25. How much do equity portfolio managers make?

    I'm considering trying to break into buy-side Asset Management and was wondering *roughly* how much an equity portfolio manager at a good firm (I.E. Fidelity, Janus, American Century) can expect to earn all in per year? I've read that the averag ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 14 2018 - 2:23pm -

  26. Building a Property Management Company

    Hi Monkeys, Question for the RE pros in here- what do you think about building a residential property management company as a way to break into the industry? I figure I could start with single family homes, townhomes, and condos, and then eventually manag ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2016 - 3:41am -

  27. Associate in Private Equity FoF- will answer questions

    Noticed quite a few questions regarding FoF on here recently (probably due to recruiting cycle) so thought a thread might be helpful- no PMs if possible. My background is non-traditional. I'm from the UK, top 10(ish) university, finance degree, joine ...

    80 comments - 3 silver bananas - Aug 21 2012 - 1:38pm -

  28. DC finance meetup / networking group

    Moved here two months ago to work at a small multi-strategy Asset Management company as a quant. I found it really hard to meet/network with finance people compared to NYC (obviously but much harder than I thought). Was wondering if there is a regular mee ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2016 - 12:07pm -

  29. Questions about portfolio/asset management?--fire away

    Feeling festive, and honestly, life is too short after what happened in CT this past week. I work at a large Asset Management firm on a portfolio mgmt team as a junior PM, where I started out of undergrad. If you have questions about asset management/brea ...

    96 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 4 2013 - 3:56pm -

  30. Asset Management Exit Opportunities?

    Hey guys, I have recently grown interested in AM-- particularly in portfolio management-- and have been wondering what sort of exit opportunities this industry entails. In my opinion it seems to me that you can do 2-3 years as an analyst for a MUTF then g ...

    46 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:46pm -

  31. Investment Banking v. Asset/Investment Managment: Pros & Cons

    Hey Guys, Lately I have been considering pursuing either of the routes but I would like to know more to solidify my choice.I was wondering what the true difference(s) are between investment banking and investment/ Asset Management and what are the pros an ...

    34 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  32. "So tell me what the markets are up to right now?"- How do I answer this correctly?

    It always seems that no matter what kind of answer I give, I get shot down because the interviewer has his or her own opinion. I have an interview tomorrow, what should I say with regards to the markets? I am going to talk about the Euro crisis, how stock ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:52pm -

  33. Demystifying BAAM (Blackstone)

    As requested by @MBAGrad2015" in my previous post (about GSO) and several other users who pm-ed me about BAAM, I decided to start another "demystifying" thread- the Blackstone 's 2014 Hedge Fund Solutions (BAAM) overview. All is based ...

    18 comments - 13 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:49pm -

  34. Brandes Investment Partners- Reputation and exit opps?

    What's the deal with Brandes Investment Partners in San Diego? Anybody knowing anything about their reputation, exit opps, people, etc.? Heard its a great group, but the pay is on the low side. asset management ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:50pm -

  35. Company asks me to renege

    So I'm in a weird situation here. This summer I was an intern at a small to mid sized buyside firm and I got an offer from them after I finished working there. I then went on to recruit full time and got an offer from a boutique IB which mainly does ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2014 - 1:26am -

  36. Asset Management vs. Equity Research

    If the ultimate goal is to be a PM, which path should one take when starting right out of undergrad? Post MBA? What are the differences in their career progression? And how do the tasks differ as an entry level employee? MBA Equity Research portfolio mana ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2018 - 7:00pm -

  37. Capital Group Equity Research Associate program

    Anyone have thoughts on CapGroup's equity research associate program (not to be confused with TAP)? Seems like they hire a lot of IBD analysts who have completed their 2 year programs, with less of an idea generation role and more of a modeling monke ...

    25 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:13am -

  38. Breaking in to the Buy-Side

    Coming out of a semi-target, how exactly does one break into the buy-side (i.e. from undergrad)? Do funds or AM divisions have junior analyst or rotational programs? If so, what is typical comp? Of course CFA level 1 would help, but what about staying a y ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:34pm -

  39. Move from USA to London/Europe

    I'd like to get your opinions on moving from the US to London or other areas of Europe and how plausible it will be for someone in a front office role to make this move. Currently work for a global fixed income asset manager. Am looking to move to Eu ...

    16 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 16 2018 - 3:32pm -

  40. PIMCO Product Analyst Interview

    Hello: Friday, I have my first interview with PIMCO for their product analyst position (phone interview). I was wondering about the types of questions they ask, and how I should prepare for these questions. Cannot find a detailed discussion on this issue ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2017 - 12:47pm -

  41. God Hates Poor People

    This story is probably better suited to a Bonus Banana, but it made me laugh so hard I had to do a full-blown post about it. This is one that is gonna have the torch and pitchfork crowd howling with rage. They say the lottery is a tax on ignorance, and fo ...

    23 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 30 2011 - 5:45am -

  42. Job vs RSM (this year) vs LSE (if accepted)

    Hello! I'm in a terrible dilemma and I don't know what I should do. In autumn 2013 I've applied to both LSE and RSM. I've been rejected from LSE (Msc Finance + Msc Accounting and Finance), but offered a place at Rotterdam School of Man ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 16 2014 - 11:58am -

  43. AM Sales to S&T?

    I'm curious how possible this move is. I have 2 years of AM Sales and would love to jump to a sales desk in almost any product but preferably FICC. Does this jump seem doable without business school? asset management s&t ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 21 2018 - 1:58pm -

  44. Asset Management Recruiting- When do AMs usually recruit?

    Like the title says, anyone know when do asset management firms usually recruit? Is it mostly in the fall, or differ for each bank? recruiting time asset recruit asset management ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  45. What should I do? MBA or not?

    Hey guys, I badly need your advice on whether I should do an MBA or not. A bit about my background and goals: I have working in investment consulting for a few years now, have CFA, graduated in engineering from a good engineering school. I know a lot abou ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2014 - 12:27pm -

  46. Be careful when negotiating offers!

    I want to caution all you monkeys about negotiating when receiving an offer. While if executed correctly it can add more salary, more vacation, or a signing bonus to the pay package, it could also get the offer rescinded in the blink of an eye. This is my ...

    22 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 29 2012 - 3:33pm -

  47. Is the center of power in banks shifting?

    Back in the 80's, bankers were at the top of the pyramid at investment banks. The booming economy, lower taxes and regulations, all prompted a massive M&A and IPO wave, and bankers reaped the rewards. In the late 90's Equity Research Analyst ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 22 2015 - 2:07pm -

  48. My Experience with WSO Mentors

    I recently had a call with one of the mentors from Wall Street Mentors. He was a nice guy that after answering a few of his questions he seemed inetersted in my profile. I didn't message him to talk about helping me get my next job but about what I c ...

    21 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jul 19 2012 - 1:03pm -

  49. Asset Management Books Recommendation

    Does anyone have any books I can read on Asset Management? Career choices, paths, what it encompasses. Would like a few recommendations to see what I can read on my free time. I'm a junior in college and I'd like to aim for Asset management bein ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  50. Asset Management/Investment Management Gig out of Undergraduate?

    Hey Guys I was wondering how the job prospects were to get a decent job at a Asset Management or asset management job right out of undergraduate business school. I am planning to continue graduate studies afterwards and I am looking just to gain some simp ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2012 - 5:09pm -

  51. Asset Management Target Schools

    According to WSJ (A List of Top Schools Feeding the Asset Management Industry), top schools for breaking into AM out of ugrad include:- HYPW- Chicago- Columbia- Stern- Berkeley- MIT- Dartmouth- BC- Northwestern- UCLA aka.. mostly your typical IBD targets ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 20 2017 - 8:00am -

  52. Thoughts on T. Rowe Price

    Wanted to know ppl's thoughts on T Rowe. Well respected shop or regional firm? Pay and culture? In the future I want to do an MBA, so interested in how schools view it? (semi feeder company?) Thanks in advance. asset management t rowe ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:52pm -

  53. Just How Useless is the Asset-Management Industry?- HBR

    http://blogs.hbr.org/fox/2013/05/just-how-useless-... Thoughts on this? Professors have been basically telling me to put my money in index funds. I think that one of Asset Management 's roles is to pretty much make the markets more efficient through ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2013 - 5:12am -

  54. BB Interview Ari Gold Style

    Some of you might know me, so I will be anon for today. Had a BB final interview today for a SA in IBD. This was the final interview at my final and only destination. Rejected from every other place this session, this was it. The feeling of rejection one ...

    23 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 16 2012 - 6:52pm -

  55. Leave tech firm to be a Wholesaler

    I'm currently a Account Executive for a top Social media firm "LI" and I am debating whether or not to leave the tech industry to be a Wholesaler? Any thoughts? internal wholesaler tech asset management ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 20 2017 - 4:37pm -

  56. JP Morgan Asset Management Summer 2015

    Hey, anyone interview for JPM 's Asset Management summer internship positions yet? If so, have you heard back? Curious. JP Morgan asset management ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 26 2014 - 2:27am -

  57. GS QIS Strats vs BoA MBS Strats vs DB S&T

    I currently have 3 great offers for summer internships: 1) Goldman Sachs Strats in QIS 2) BAML Strats Associate on MBS desk 3) Deutsche Bank Trading Analyst ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2015 - 3:23am -

  58. Acadian Asset Management?

    Hey, guys. Anyone know anything about, or have experience with, Acadian Asset Management in Boston? Culture, reputation (how good will this look on my resume!), if they have a training program for undergrad interns? ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:37pm -

  59. Which major is best to get into Equity Research/ Asset Management/ Private Equity?

    I'm trying to decide whether or not to change my current major... I am an Econ major at a non-target, but have the opportunity to enter into the Accounting program. While my school is not known for its Finance/Econ/Business degrees, it does have one ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:13pm -

  60. Call w/ GSAM Recruiter Tomorrow?

    So I just got an email about this an hour ago, it's for an analyst/associate internal wholesaling role. She mentioned it would just be a short call, any idea what sort of questions I should expect? I've been swallowed up with math/stats/options ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 16 2015 - 7:30pm -

  61. IBD---> AM

    What's the career path from IBD to AM? Investment Banking asset management ...

    17 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 25 2012 - 11:41am -

  62. Differences between investment management at a bank like JPM, MS and insitutions like Wellington, Oaktree etc.?

    Hi everyone I was wondering what the differences were if there are any in terms of compensation, prestige, and so on. Thanks in advance asset management ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2015 - 7:45am -

  63. Salary for Entry Level

    Hi everyone. I recently accepted an offer at a bank and was wondering what the salary would be for an entry-level employee at a bank like JP Morgan or Goldman Sachs. I would also appreciate your thoughts on how helpful a rotational program may be towards ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2013 - 6:25pm -

  64. How to move from PB to AM?

    Hi everyone, I work in London in a US BB bank in private banking as an Investment Advisor. I've joined on a grad scheme in 2011 from a target school. Unfortunately I have entered PB relatively randomly and I definitely crave for an institutional role ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2015 - 7:18pm -

  65. Blackrock Portfolio Analytics first round interviews- How should I study?

    I understand that I might be asked some basic probability theory and some financial stuff but has anyone been through an interview? I have had experience in private wealth management. What should I expect? thanks!!! asset management ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:37pm -

  66. CFA or Harvard MBA for Asset Management?

    Are the MBAs more for IBD and PE? hedge fund Research analyst portfolio manager Mutual Fund asset management ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 31 2014 - 1:06am -

  67. Can I leave 6 months in?

    Monkeys, I need some advice. I have the opportunity to leave my current role as a credit analyst at a commercial bank to join a boutique AM firm focused on debt. The only problem is that I've only been working in my current role for 6 months. I like ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 17 2018 - 10:44am -

  68. What are the prospects of starting in AM?

    hi all, need some advice regarding this: firstly, with the aim of being a portfolio manager, is it better to start on the sell-side on ER / IBD or buy-side? then secondly, what's the salary like for top AM houses such as JPM AM and BlackRock etc in L ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 5 2012 - 8:12am -

  69. Why do people use asset managers? Newbie question

    My question is basically why do people use asset managers considering that they underperform? I remember from my finance class that a lot of studies were done on performance of mutual funds and etc. and the conclusion was that a person is better of with i ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 26 2011 - 3:07pm -

  70. Need help deciding which offer to pursue: boutique HF vs. BB vs. asset management

    Long time lurker finally coming out of the shadow here. I promise now that I have officially made an account, I will openly contribute to the forum! I currently have three options: to work for a boutique hedge fund w/ $100million aum, Asset Management w/ ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 11 2012 - 1:16pm -

  71. Asset management firms in Dallas/Houston?

    Hey everyone, There are some incomplete lists on other threads, but I'm looking to see if anyone knows of some mutual funds, hedge funds, or other buy-side asset management firms in Dallas or Houston. Ones that I can contribute: Q Investments Crestli ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:48pm -

  72. Prudential Investment Analyst: Quant Research Superday

    Hey Guys, I have a superday at Prudential Fixed Income (PFI) in Newark for their Quantitative Research Investment Analyst for FT. The job is PRECISELY what I am looking for, however, I am completely at a loss as to what they can ask me. Given the fact tha ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  73. Comp scales with AUM?

    I've been looking into buyside research for a while now, and I've noticed that most reports of street-level pay are coming from the largest firms (eg Fido, BlackRock, T Rowe, etc). Does this mean that smaller firms (<100B AUM) generally pay b ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2012 - 6:19pm -

  74. 1 Year out of Undergrad- Asset Management or IB first? How to break into Asset Management? plz help!

    Hi everyone, I graduated one year ago from a top 2 undergrad business program (3.7 GPA), now working as a business analyst (non-finance) for a large FI. I am interested in investing and AM, but don't know if i want to work the hours of IB to get ther ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:27am -

  75. Why Are You Investing?

    This is a philosophical post, not for myself, but for you. This question was inspired by something I read on a blog where the author stated they hoped to get rich through investing. This quip isn't an isolated case, I've heard this from others a ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 26 2013 - 10:45am -

  76. Sell side research-> asset management transition

    Hi everyone, I'm currently working at a bb in research at the junior level and I'm considering switching to Asset Management (mostly for life style, work/life balance reasons). I'm wondering if anyone has any experience with the transition ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2014 - 9:50am -

  77. What is my Career Path to Working in Asset Management

    QUESTION: I am aware there are threads on this, but my post pertains to my personal situation. I am currently a first year associate analyst at a Rating Agency and I want to make my way to the buy side. I don't care too much for working at a hedge fu ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 4 2017 - 4:54pm -

  78. Data scientist in AM start up vs quant equity research in IB

    I must pick one of the two options. My core competence is machine learning (ML) for finance. I'm interested in ML-based quant trading /investment. Asset Management: I would join in day 1. Managers very experienced from IB who will bring investors. I ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2016 - 7:28pm -

  79. Series 7/63 Advice

    My job requires me to pass both exams in a little under 60 days or I am fired. I just signed a nice lease for an apartment in a prime area and have committed myself to various things to take this job..so I cannot fail. I am about 4 years removed from fina ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2015 - 2:15pm -

  80. Business Professional in a Business Casual Workplace?

    Hi everyone, I've recently landed a gig at a relatively large pension fund where it has been made clear the dress code worn by most is business casual. I love getting to wear a suit, and I was wondering if anyone had thoughts on continuing to wear a ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 17 2018 - 2:30pm -

  81. Moving from Property Management to REPE/Asset Management

    Hi All, I'm still relatively new to the site though I have been lurking for a bit. Through searching on the site I was unable to find some insights or if it is possible to move from commercial property management (office/industrial) to the Asset Mana ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2015 - 8:40pm -

  82. GSAM in SLC Super Day

    Did anyone get invited to a super day for GSAM in SLC? I got a first round interview but haven't heard back yet. Goldman Sachs SLC asset management ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2015 - 12:39pm -

  83. MBA> GSAM/JPM AM/Blackrock?

    Interested to know if anyone here has made the jump from MBA to a top Asset Management firm. The firms I listed don't recruit on-campus at b-schools so trying to figure out how best to position myself. GSAM JP Morgan BlackRock asset management MBA ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 30 2014 - 9:17pm -

  84. Asset/Investment Management vs Sales/Trading

    My mind has been tossed around the past couple of days about this and found no clear answer. What is the real difference between Asset Management divisions and Sales/Trading Divisions. I want to think Asset Management is there for managing long term inves ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2014 - 3:23pm -

  85. AM performance fee?

    Do associates at BB AM firms get a performance fee as a % of the company performance fee? ive read a lot of AM firms have a 1% fee and a performance fee of 20% of PNL. so do traders get say 10% of that 20% performance fee? asset management ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2012 - 8:38pm -

  86. Megafund Credit Arms

    What is the general reputation, pay, culture, exit ops, etc. of the credit arms of megafunds i.e. Sankaty, TPG Credit, KKR AM, etc.? Looking for information on a pre-MBA associate role. Any help or insight is much appreciated. hedge fund credit distressed ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2013 - 1:05am -

  87. The Frieds Interview: PART ONE

    DrPeterVenkman presents: An interesting interview with Frieds. Questions came from myself and other WSO contributing authors. This interview will be a little different because being the social guy that he is, Frieds wished to videochat through Skype. Frie ...

    10 comments - 3 silver bananas - Aug 31 2012 - 6:28pm -

  88. EDHEC vs RSM vs NHH vs LSE (Financial Statistics)

    Which programme is better in terms of acquiring a job in Asset Management and consequently in a hedge fund abroad after graduation? Got the offers in all these unis. I am a finance undergrad from Russia, 6 months semi-related work experience (finance, bus ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2016 - 1:34pm -

  89. Does Lazard Have a Good Reputation in Asset Management?

    Does Lazard have a good reputation in Asset Management? What's it like? asset management ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  90. How many hours does an Asset Management Analyst work?

    I'm an undergrad considering IB or Asset Management and I was wondering how many hours an analyst in asset management works a week. analyst Hours work asset management ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2012 - 3:10pm -

  91. Breaking into AM post-MBA

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