Displaying 51 of 51 results

  1. Search Results

  2. Hi all- As i have been looking through this site, i have found their seems to be a lack on anything Australian. While that is understandable seeming as the industry is US focused, i thought i'd take the opportunity to try and develop a useful collect ...

    117 comments6 May 2020 -

  3. Hey monkeys, I'm hoping by some miracle someone on this forum has experience with this- I am a student studying at a U.S university and I want to get an IB internship (and eventually a job) in Melbourne AU. A few questions: In an application I can pi ...

    11 comments6 May 2020 -

  4. I'm situated in Australia, and I was wondering if there are target schools, or school that BB recruit from? Which undergrad degree would give me the best competitive edge when it comes to applying for internships? Australia Salary- Australia ...

    28 comments6 May 2020 -

  5. WSO Catchup in Australia!

    Investment Banking

    Fellow Australia Prospective and Already Successful Monkeys! I was reading about the WSO conference and thought it was a great idea and how bummed i was that i couldn't attend, because i was way across the other side of the world! Then as a result of ...

    25 comments6 May 2020 -

  6. Top 10 US MBA entry

    Business School and GMAT

    From Australia, I want to ask my chances of getting into a Top 10 MBA program in the US. GMAT 780 GPA 6.4 [3.4 in the US] WAM <80 but not substantially Currently working at a top global IB in Australia (think GS, MS). I studied finance & economics ...

    17 comments6 May 2020 -

  7. Hi guys. I am currently in high school and I want to pursue a career in Hedge Funds. The pathway I want to use to get into Hedge Funds is through AM, ideally in Fixed Income research or Equity research in an AM. Now I am going to keep it short and sweet. ...

    14 comments6 May 2020 -

  8. UNSW or Macquarie University (Australia)

    Business School and GMAT

    Sorry if this is in the wrong section! So as the title says these Unis are in Sydney, Australia. As I'm hoping to have a career in Hedge Funds, I need a bit of advice. UNSW is a more prestigious (really hard to get into) Uni however Mq is closer for ...

    13 comments6 May 2020 -

  9. Final Round Macquarie NY

    Investment Banking

    I have a final round with Macquarie Capital in New York. Has anyone interviewed there for final rounds? It seems like you interview with only 4 senior people. Has anyone gone through it/what's the process like/what are some of the questions asked. Th ...

    14 comments6 May 2020 -

  10. Making the move to Sydney IB

    Investment Banking

    Hi, just looking for some advice. I work for a BB in M&A in London, currently a third year up for promotion to Associate next spring. I have recently been offered the chance to move to the Sydney office within the same sector coverage. I am thinking v ...

    10 comments6 May 2020 -

  11. Hey Everyone, I'm interested in doing a semester abroad for my final year in Australia. A list of partner schools with my uni are: 1) University of Melbourne 2) UNSW 3) University of Sydney 4) University of Queensland For all of the Australians out t ...

    9 comments6 May 2020 -

  12. Australian M&A

    Off Topic

    So it seems that given the transition to the Abbott Government in Australia, IB revenue will likely spike as companies are looking to list on the Australian exchange. Anybody familiar with which sectors these companies are in? Is this tied to the mining i ...

    9 comments6 May 2020 -

  13. Banking Hours in Sydney?

    Investment Banking

    Random BB IBD opportunity has come up in Sydney... worth investigating... Anyone have any insight into hours, culture, etc.? IB Hours Australia sydney- Australia ...

    8 comments6 May 2020 -

  14. It is rare in diplomatic circles for governments to speak bluntly, particularly in the Orient, where manners are highly prized. The exceptions to this rule are retired military officers, who are often able to voice sentiments too impolitic for other chann ...

    9 comments23 May 2012 -

  15. Update: I was speaking to a guy in Australia on the cash equities desk at a BB. Just edited the post for the US/global audience, cut out slangs about kangaroos and shit. Hey guys, I think it's about time to post something since I have been a member f ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  16. Hi brothers, I am based in Australia and I am seeking for your advice re the 2 offers I got recently. 1. Junior metals trader at Glencore. I will basically start from Logistics, Shipping, Contract Management, etc. to work my way up to a physical metals tr ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  17. Moving from Australia

    Investment Banking

    This is my first post and I am wondering if anyone on this site has moved to either London or the US to pursue a career in finance. Currently I am studying at Melbourne University a bachelor of finance, which is rated as the best uni in Australia, however ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  18. I'm an engineer that hasn't had much luck breaking into Finance post MBA. I've networked with Directors and senior management that are strongly considering previous transactional experience over a lateral higher. Is there any hope for an En ...

    4 comments18 Nov 2019 -

  19. Hello guys, Has anyone looked into working in Finance in Australia without being an Australian citizen? I read through this website and it seems work permits are not issued for jobs in Finance but I'm not sure about the reliability of this website. D ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  20. Next year I will be starting in a graduate role with an MBB. I will need to update my wardrobe (suits, shirts, shoes) and need to decide where I should shop. I currently live in Australia, however will be heading over to Europe towards the end of this yea ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  21. Australian WSOers

    Off Topic

    As a masters student in Melbourne hoping for a summer internship, just curious to how many other Australians are using Wall Street Oasis? specifically Melbourne Australia- Australia ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  22. I am currently interviewing with a long only, fund manager in Australia. It is a small team but they are growing quickly. I would be coming in as an analyst (1-2 years previous experience) with some CFAs. What kind of compensation ranges should I expect f ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  23. Just curious

    Investment Banking

    saw on those BBs' website that they are willing to sponsor a work Visa for most developed regions, yet Australia is an exception. Any one knows the reason? Australia- Australia ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  24. Hello from Australia!:)

    New User Introductions

    Hi Everyone, Nice to meet you all. Quick intro From Perth in Australia. Studied a Bachelor of Science and Commerce: Investment Finance, corporate finance and Anthropology are my majors. I also did a bit of study in Engineering. I did a study abroad to UW ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  25. Hi everyone, Just a really long shot question- what is the best non-Australian MBA (not really interested in those regional schools) for working in this country? Assume I have PR as its almost impossible to get a decent job without it. MBA Australia Salar ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  26. Breaking into Perth IBD

    Job Search Advice

    I'm an ASO 1 with M&A experience in London (sadly not in mining) who is looking to break into the Perth market. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I'm a PR, but not Aussie. Most of the large banks present in Perth will only look at peo ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  27. Heading there on Friday. I'll be there for 4 or 5 days and then heading to New Zealand for a week and a half. Any recommendations on things to do, places to go? Australia travel Bars night life Salary- Australia- Other APAC ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  28. *AUSTRALIA* IB 2020 SA Thread

    Investment Banking

    Hi all, As there are a decent number of australians here I decided to make a general SA thread for 2020. discuss anything related to IB apps, since we are heading into recruiting season in the next few weeks, with banks starting to hold OCR sessions at th ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 - Prospect in IB-M&A

  29. Hi all, just seeking some career advice. I have worked for about 10 months as an intern in Investment Banking, and have just completed a 3 month internship at a Global Long/Short Equities fund here in Sydney. The fund is relatively small (sub <1b FUM) ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  30. What is each bulge-bracket IB in Australia good at/bad at/known for? Please break this down both in terms of the traditional investment banking and the S&T&R spaces. (I.e. what industry coverages and financial products each bank is 'strong� ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  31. Hi WSO, I am sophomore student and we are debating in the trading group at my school about this trade. We plan to obtain exposure via ETFs and perhaps other indexes. If you were given a bunch of cash, which one would got long and which one would go short? ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  32. From the outback to The Street

    Job Search Advice

    I'm not sure if this is the correct place to make this post, so I apologise in advance if I am mistaken in creating this thread here. My question concerns myself as an Australian who is a first-year undergraduate. I have lived in Australia my entire ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  33. Hello here is the career i had in mind bb ib sales-> mba-> mbb associate-> industry few questions regarding this; a) is it even possible? how are sales exit ops? (main reason i don't want to do trading is because i don't want to still b ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  34. Thought it would be useful to have a catchall thread for Australians as recruitment is getting started Australia ...

    2 comments7 Jun 2017 -

  35. Shorting property.

    Hedge Fund

    I'm looking to short specific regions of the Australian property market, particularly those with high mining exposure. My thesis is that the Aus mining boom is coming to a close, and that lenders and mortgage insurers are tightening lending restricti ...

    2 comments4 Jun 2015 -

  36. Green activists, take note- for Australia fully to embrace solar power, Canberra would have to spend $100 billion, with photovoltaic cells to generate the electricity covering an area twice the size of Sydney in order to replace Australia's indigenou ...

    2 comments5 Dec 2011 -

  37. Hi Everyone, I'm currently in my gap year doing three IBD M&A internships (2x T1 EBs and BB) in continental Europe, right before embarking on my postgraduate studies at LSE next year. While I have preponderantly worked on deals in industrials, AD ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  38. Noticed that there is a lack of general content around the Australian IB landscape from bank-specific knowledge to interview process to rankings- would be keen to build a forum that provides Aussies with the same level of second-hand knowledge that Americ ...

    1 comment30 Apr 2019 -

  39. Top Australian Groups

    Investment Banking

    Hi guys, I'll be entering the "Street" in Australia very soon and am curious as to what groups are the strongest. I'm aware MS Infra is up there, as well as Macquarie's TMT, but other than that I'm as clueless as most who are ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  40. Australia vs Canadian IB

    Investment Banking

    Does Canada (Toronto) or Australia (Sydney) have a larger IB market?-Which has higher comp?-Which has more jobs?-Which has more exit opps? Thanks Australia IB Australia canada Canada IB Investment Banking Salary- Australia Canada ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  41. CRE in Australia

    Real Estate

    Hey WSO I'm a university student situated in Sydney looking to break into CRE (REITs hopefully in a valuation or acquisitions role). Can anyone give insight into CRE careers in Australia in terms of- opportunities- culture- compensation Australia Rea ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  42. How big is Super (pensions) and AM in Australia? If so is it big enough to get a job in S/ AM straight out of university? Australia Salary- Australia ...

    6 May 2020 -

  43. Hi folks, I have a question about summer internship in HK at an Asset Management firm. For a student attending a university in Australia 10-week internship is generally longer than the vacation. So the only way to participate in the internship is to take ...

    6 May 2020 -

  44. Hi all, I want to get a broad idea of experienced-hire process in Australia (particularly private equity). Here are a couple of questions in mind. What are the qualifications? Typically channels to reach firms? Are head hunters involved? Chances of being ...

    6 May 2020 -

  45. While I held the belief that the U.S. leads the world in people attempting to sue for abstruse compensation claims, down under seems to have a shot here. Bloomberg: Sex-Related Injury Not Compensable, Australia Court Rules How do people come up with such ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  46. Greetings from down under

    New User Introductions

    Hi Everyone, I've been lurking on this site for quite a few months now, and decided it's time to finally get involved. My interest in banking goes back to when my father (a truck driver) read me the richest man in Babylon as a child. As I have g ...

    6 May 2020 -

  47. I was wondering if anyone could help me with the question I have. Right now I'm in Australia with working holiday Visa, and it's been about a month. I did not come here to work/travel, but to volunteer. But now I've found out that the minim ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  48. Need Advice...Which One?

    Investment Banking

    Hey Everyone, I will be studying abroad in Australia coming this fall. I would like try an obtain an 'international' experience if i could. With that said I would like to graduate school with a job as an analyst at a top BB. I have had two previ ...

    6 May 2020 -

  49. MBA in Australia?

    Business School and GMAT

    Has anyone studied or thought about studying for an MBA in Australia? From Jordan to Australia, read why Reem Salman took the plunge and went to the country famed for Crocodile Dundee and BBQs to do her MBA at top university: Monash Business School http:/ ...

    6 May 2020 -

  50. Just a quick question guys, as most of you monkeys know, resumes in Australia often goes beyond the strict 1 page limit. Generally, Australian resumes would be 2-3 pages. Examples of oz resumes: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/careers/Express... http:/ ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  51. Affinity Equity Partners

    Private Equity

    Have a first round interview with Affinity Equity Partners for Australian office. Anyone interviewed with them and have any insights into what they are after specifically? private equity interview affinity equity partners LBO Australia ...

    30 Jul 2015 -

  52. oilprice's blog Australia sent the major miners into a tailspin overnight. The Rudd government announced Sunday night that it will impose a new "resource super profits" tax on mining, oil and gas, geothermal and other resource extraction in ...

    3 May 2010 -