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  2. Answering Australian I-Banking Questions!

    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 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 21 2013 - 5:09pm -

  3. Top 10 US MBA entry

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2016 - 1:11am -

  4. Top undergrad finance degree in Australia?

    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 ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2014 - 1:48am -

  5. WSO Catchup in Australia!

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 20 2013 - 6:16pm -

  6. Can I get a job in a global Asset Management firm if I don't go to a target school? (Australia)

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2017 - 11:54pm -

  7. UNSW or Macquarie University (Australia)

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2017 - 2:02am -

  8. Making the move to Sydney IB

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 12 2015 - 9:00pm -

  9. Final Round Macquarie NY

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 21 2008 - 8:13pm -

  10. Undergrad Business Program- Australia (Semester Abroad)

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2015 - 2:26am -

  11. China Warns Australia- Choose Between us or the United States

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2012 - 4:45pm -

  12. Australian M&A

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 6 2013 - 2:36pm -

  13. Banking Hours in Sydney?

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

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 15 2011 - 10:29am -

  14. Conversation with an Equities Sales Trader

    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 comments - 5 silver bananas - Jun 25 2015 - 9:44am -

  15. Urgent decision needed: Glencore metals trading or Performance Reporting Analyst in National Australia Bank?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2014 - 7:02pm -

  16. Moving from Australia

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 4 2011 - 10:53am -

  17. Australia: Work permits for Finance jobs

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2014 - 1:27am -

  18. Updating my Business Wardrobe- Australia or Italy?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2013 - 9:34am -

  19. Australian WSOers

    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 ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2013 - 8:25am -

  20. Just curious

    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 ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2012 - 5:23am -

  21. Hello from Australia!:)

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2015 - 12:42am -

  22. Best US/European MBA program for Australia

    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 ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2014 - 1:58am -

  23. Considerations before joining a fund

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 13 2019 - 6:36pm -

  24. Breaking into Perth IBD

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 29 2011 - 4:34am -

  25. Sydney, Australia

    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 ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 5 2011 - 1:15pm -

  26. Australia IB Landscape- Reputations & Specialties

    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 comments - 3 silver bananas - Dec 22 2018 - 8:10pm -

  27. Australian Summer Internship 2017/2018 Thread

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

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2017 - 7:43am -

  28. Shorting property.

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 3 2015 - 10:51pm -

  29. Australia’s Expensive Solar Ambitions

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 5 2011 - 12:02pm -

  30. Japan, Turkey, Switzerland and Australia: which one to go short and which one to go long?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2012 - 5:28pm -

  31. From the outback to The Street

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2011 - 9:08pm -

  32. BB IB Sales-> MBA-> MBB Associate

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 3 2010 - 4:21am -

  33. Australian Investment Banking Information/Advice Forum

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 30 2019 - 9:24am -

  34. Top Australian Groups

    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 comment - 2 silver bananas - Jun 27 2018 - 9:49pm -

  35. Australia vs Canadian IB

    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 ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 15 2018 - 2:23pm -

  36. CRE in Australia

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 26 2018 - 7:58am -

  37. How big is AM/Super in Australia?

    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 National Australia Bank Commonwealth Bank of Australia Salary Yes Yes 424121 314709 295104 16783 321823 ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 11 2016 - 3:25am -

  38. Is it possible for an Australian university student to do summer internship (Jun-Aug) in HK?

    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 ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2016 - 4:40am -

  39. Finance Recruiting in Australia

    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 ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2015 - 11:38am -

  40. Affinity Equity Partners

    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 ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2015 - 9:40am -

  41. Meanwhile, in Australia...

    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 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 30 2013 - 8:57am -

  42. Australia’s Super Profits Tax on Resource Companies Leads to Immediate Fall-Out

    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 the nation. Under th ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 3 2010 - 6:01pm -

  43. Greetings from down under

    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 ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 17 2013 - 8:57pm -

  44. Working holiday jobs related to banking in Australia?

    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 comment - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2011 - 7:26am -

  45. Need Advice...Which One?

    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 ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 11 2011 - 8:38pm -

  46. MBA in Australia?

    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:/ ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2010 - 11:01am -

  47. Submitting Resume to Australian IBs

    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 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2010 - 11:07pm -