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  2. WSO obsesses about the BBs and same boutiques like Lazard and Moelis over and over again. For the students that miss out on the top well-known banks, what are some strong MM or boutique shops which pay close to street and have solid exit opps that don ...

    54 comments23 Apr 2019 -

  3. Life as a Top Asset Manager

    Asset Management

    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 ...

    189 comments6 May 2020 -

  4. The Non-Target Curse

    Investment Banking

    About a week ago, I was sitting at my desk at my current PE internship when the partners and the CEO were filling in a questionnaire that an investor (bank) had requested. The specific question that caught my attention was one that asked for the caliber o ...

    83 comments6 May 2020 -

  5. Working at Toronto Boutique

    Investment Banking

    So back in February, I got snubbed by a BB ibank for a SA position in Toronto. I ended up cold-emailing boutique firms in Toronto and joined one here. When I met the guy, he told me the summer post would be unpaid with a bonus and that I would "make ...

    79 comments6 May 2020 -

  6. Have offers from some of these boutiques. Which are best for exit opps or are they all comparable? Lazard, Greenhill, Evercore, Blackstone, Moelis boutique greenhill exit options blackstone lazard ...

    110 comments18 Apr 2018 -

  7. BB PWM or Boutique IBD?

    Investment Banking

    Hey all, I'm trying to finalize my plans for this summer. Just a little background, I'm a first year student (non-target) that is heavily leaning towards banking. I just wanted to ask how much value would a gig at a BB PWM (GS, JPM, MS type) pro ...

    153 comments5 May 2017 -

  8. I have an offer at both firms (NYC) and trying to make the decision. Both banks have same growth story and are strong in the MM RBC acts more with their balance sheet and can support larger financing Jefferies name is stronger than RBC in the U.S. Both ba ...

    42 comments6 May 2020 -

  9. Moelis & Centerview

    Investment Banking

    Offers from Moelis LA (2 year program) and Centerview NY (3 year program). Any insight or advice? (And yes I've already used the search function.) boutique Moelis offer centerview Salary United States- Northeast United States- West ...

    41 comments6 May 2020 -

  10. Im guessing there are some paid but that's the exception not the rule. Has anyone ever been paid before working as a SA at a no name boutique? And how many weeks was the SA stint? I care about the experience not the money but just want to know what I ...

    28 comments6 May 2020 -

  11. Hey guys, First time poster here. I was hoping some of you could provide some insight for my situation. I started college at UNC Charlotte this year with the intention of eventually going to medical school along the road. This is a complete non-target and ...

    33 comments6 May 2020 -

  12. Hey monkeys, As I am a rising sophomore at a non-target, I have been trying to position myself as best as possible to land an IB gig. I understand that a very common path is for students to do an internship in PWM or at a local PE shop or HF, etc in the f ...

    16 comments29 Jul 2019 -

  13. Informal Email = Fail

    Job Search Advice

    ----Original Message----- From: [Me] To: [Boutique President] Subject: summer internship Application Hey [First Name], I've attached my resume and cover letter below. Cheers, [My Name]-----His Reply--------- From: [Boutique President] To: [Me] Subject ...

    198 comments5 Apr 2012 -

  14. Centerview vs. Moelis

    Investment Banking

    Had offers at both. Really disliked the culture at Moelis NY. They are hiring way too many way too fast and several of the current analysts and associates I spoke to are put off by the excessive aggression and hated their lives. Felt the Centerview cultur ...

    34 comments6 May 2020 -

  15. I went through first round interviews for an associate position at a boutique bank in NYC last Thursday, right before the July 4th weekend, and haven't heard back. Most curiously, my alumni contact at the bank hasn't responded, and he was very c ...

    32 comments6 May 2020 -

  16. Hey guys. I was just wondering what are some of the advantages/disadvantages of mid-sized private boutiques such as Needham vs. the large public bulge brackets? Comparatively, how are the hours, the pay, experience, and exit opps? Thanks! Investment Banki ...

    72 comments24 Aug 2017 -

  17. Investment Banks in Atlanta

    Job Search Advice

    Can someone with access to capital IQ please provide me with list of investment banks in Atlanta. Thanks in advance. boutique capital IQ ...

    74 comments9 Feb 2017 -

  18. Hey all, just wondering where associates/2nd year analysts typically exit to from shareholder activism type IB groups. I know activism defense advisory is offered by some BB and EB banks and was curious if most stay in IB or eventually try to land at an a ...

    24 comments26 Jan 2018 -

  19. Should I Quit My Job?

    Job Search Advice

    Currently having to make the hardest decision of my career so far and input would be much appreciated! So a little background, I graduated from a semi-target UK university with an Economics degree and a frankly TERRIBLE grade (sub 3.0 GPA equivalent, a 3r ...

    61 comments6 Feb 2013 -

  20. The firm has progressed a lot in terms of revenue and geographical expansion. But it still doesn't enjoy an image of a proper wall street investment bank. I know they are focused mostly on valuation but how about M&A and Restructuring. Can anyone ...

    25 comments1 Sep 2017 -

  21. Hey all, Was reading through Flake's ER Q &A posted around the holidays and thought that his thread was fantastic. My experience / background is a little different than his was, so I wanted to start this thread as an opportunity to help provide a ...

    57 comments21 Aug 2012 -

  22. Salary negotiation at boutique

    Management Consulting

    I'm expecting an offer from a NYC boutique. It doesn't appear to register much on prestige scale but office is lavish /high rent for what's that worth. My research puts range in 110k to 140 k base. But that info comes mostly from the bigges ...

    20 comments6 May 2020 -

  23. Morgen, Evan, & Co.

    Investment Banking

    Does anyone have any information about this firm? It seems that they have done well in Asia, but what about their NY office? On their website they list tombstones, but without deal size boutique Europe All Asia Pacific- United States- Northeast ...

    23 comments6 May 2020 -

  24. Delete

    Investment Banking

    Delete boutique ...

    65 comments1 Feb 2014 -

  25. Inspired by a recent employer attractiveness survey, Jorge, an obscure yet devastatingly handsome writer for the world's premiere finance community, Wall Street Oasis, has decided to run a survey on who are the most attractive CEO's in Wall Stre ...

    36 comments10 Nov 2010 -

  26. Is FBR taken seriously?

    Investment Banking

    Hey, I was wondering if anyone takes FBR seriously. They were once considered a pretty good boutique I think, as they handled smaller deals (especially during tech boom and other stuff in D.C. area) They were trading at 0.21 cents as of closing price toda ...

    41 comments24 Aug 2017 -

  27. Hi, I have one offer and two superdays with the above mentioned firms. Could people tell me what they think of these options? I prefer being in NY, but Moelis's headquarter is in LA and I think it's a great place to be. They expose analysts to t ...

    21 comments6 May 2020 -

  28. Hello WSOers- I'm a junior at a semi-target and also an international student. I had a superday back in May with a MM IB (Think HL, Jefferies, Lincoln) and never heard back but the office has made offers so I'm guessing I was dinged. I had anoth ...

    15 comments13 Sep 2018 -

  29. Background: I'm a 2nd year analyst at a prominent non-big 4 firm doing TAS (valuation / M&A DD) and I just got an offer for a boutique bank (I'd solely be doing middle market M&A) in a second tier city, which I'm currently working i ...

    22 comments23 Feb 2017 -

  30. If you would have told me a couple of years ago that a boiler room type operation could exist and prosper in this day and age I would have called you all kinds of offensive shit, but I have since seen it with my own eyes and even spent some time working a ...

    30 comments24 Jun 2010 -

  31. Anyone know anything about them? Boutique with mostly ex- UBS senior bankers. boutique Salary ...

    32 comments1 Feb 2017 -

  32. Hey guys, Long story short I have a phone interview with a boutique in NYC on Monday. They're well aware that I'm only a sophomore and although I possess a fair amount of knowledge about the markets, etc., at the end of the day I'm still a ...

    18 comments6 May 2020 -

  33. Writing Sample

    Investment Banking

    A boutique investment bank is asking for a 5 page writing sample- on any subject (for analyst position). Does anyone have gone through this experience and maybe on what type of topic they are looking for / interested in reading? Thanks a bunch boutique Re ...

    33 comments6 Mar 2017 -

  34. Hey guys, Sr associate in strong group at CS /Barc/ BAML / Citi (with focus on M&A) and hearing bonus season won't be so hot so debating leaving for elite boutique like EVR/GHL or MM shop like Lincoln/Harris. Question: how often is this move made ...

    31 comments3 Feb 2013 -

  35. Hi, From reading your post, you seem to be very knowledgeable between public accounting and investment banking. I am kind of caught in the middle of two offers. Can you help me out? I am currently deciding between a summer internship at a boutique investm ...

    41 comments16 Mar 2009 -

  36. Hi, So I've been working as an unpaid intern at a boutique investment banking advisory in west coast for two weeks. I discovered lately that my company does not have a client at the moment- they have been around for several years, completed about a d ...

    16 comments6 May 2020 -

  37. Hello guys, So I am currently in the summer recruitment progress and went through 4 superdays already. However, one place already rejected me and I am afraid that other banks might,too (hopefully not.) Therefore, I was wondering if you guys know any bouti ...

    27 comments10 Mar 2017 -

  38. Hey guys, I'm attending CBS this fall, and plan to enter banking (should I be lucky to be given an offer), and wanted to ask you for your advice on boutiques. I worked at a GS portfolio company and so I like the small(ish) feel of a company, and whil ...

    19 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  39. Hi guys, So I've been given this opportunity to intern with a boutique IB in LA this summer. I'm a sophomore and I'm aiming at junior IBD internship in BB next year. If it were not for the job function I got to know from my interviewer, I&# ...

    33 comments21 Apr 2011 -

  40. How valuable would experience working at a tiny boutique on M&A deals primarily in the $5-$10M range be? Since the deals are quite small the valuation is pretty straight forward, usually just use some prior transaction multiples to get an idea of what ...

    27 comments26 Feb 2013 -

  41. Is RBC a Boutique Bank?

    Investment Banking

    What up y'all I'm from the US and as the title states, I was wondering if RBC is considered a boutique bank? RBC RBC Capital Markets RBC Royal Bank of Canada boutique Salary Canada ...

    10 comments6 May 2020 -

  42. Reading through the forum I recently came across this: PE isn't the only option, nor is buy-side. Go to a hedge fund or a boutique shop. I know of one boutique shop that has less than 90 people, manages 10.5B in assets, and works with numerous other ...

    14 comments6 May 2020 -

  43. A couple of stories have hit the tapes recently which both make fairly depressing reading for those looking to jump into a new 2/3 year analyst programme at a bulge bracket bank. 1- Bonuses are down. Way down. I can only give UK figures here but the avera ...

    17 comments14 Nov 2012 -

  44. Hello WSO members, I'm a Junior majoring in finance. My current cumulative GPA is 3.0 and major GPA is 3.7. I know all investment banks have ended their recruiting, so I'm thinking about boutique ib intern or pe intern as alternatives. From what ...

    11 comments6 May 2020 -

  45. Pocket Squares as an Analyst???

    Investment Banking

    So a friend of mine gave me a bunch of really nice pocket squares. I would like to wear them, but it may be too much. I wanted to get the feeling from those who actually work in IB, particularly if you are at a MM /Boutique. I will however say that the cu ...

    14 comments6 May 2020 -

  46. Ok to give you some sense of where I am, I am about 10 hours from NYC and 6 hours from Chicago (and according to greyhound, 13hrs and 8 hours by bus, respectively). So not like I can swing by some random afternoon, getting to either city is going to take ...

    13 comments6 May 2020 -

  47. What does the typical Private Equity analyst have in common with a professional basketball player? Other than being ballers; they are both getting drafted younger and younger, far more so on the basis of potential than that of proven skill. Taking a page ...

    18 comments10 Mar 2011 -

  48. Still Looking for an SA?

    Investment Banking

    If any monkeys are looking for a last minute summer analyst spot, I stumbled upon a job that was posted today for Madison Williams & Company on LinkedIn. Hope this helps anyone still looking. http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=164714... 2 ...

    26 comments1 Jun 2011 -

  49. Has anyone heard of Bourne Partners in charlotte nc? any inputs would be appreciated boutique Internship- United States- South ...

    13 comments6 May 2020 -

  50. Has anyone heard of: Sun Trading Knight Capital Bracebridge Capital EWT Hudson River Trading IMC Chicago? What do you think about these firms in terms of pay, prestige etc? Also what do you guys think about electronic trading as a career choice? I would a ...

    13 comments6 May 2020 -

  51. Hey guys, I'm in a bit of a tight spot, and could use some advice. I'm a rising junior at a non-target unranked state school and this past summer I managed to get an internship as a summer analyst at a private equity firm. Fortunately, I knocked ...

    13 comments16 Aug 2017 -

  52. Stats: Unemployed '09 grad from what I'm assuming is a semi-target (Hamilton/Colby/Bates), 3.4 gpa, econ and natural science majors, SAT M-800 V-760, internships with no-name companies (both same industry), ZERO FINANCE EXPERIENCE. Here's m ...

    22 comments30 May 2014 -

  53. I got an MSF after one year of financial related work, then have been working in boutique IB for 3 years. I want to move on from my firm but I am finding opportunities limited. I think Grad School (either MBA or Law) could give me more opportunities. What ...

    21 comments21 Mar 2013 -

  54. Boutique Offer- Urgent

    Investment Banking

    Currently I work in commercial banking but I recently received an offer to join a boutique IB firm (~10 people). The issue is that the offer seemed extremely low. Base 60k. Bonus of at least 5. No sign on. Deal flow varies but not anything to write home a ...

    17 comments12 Jun 2015 -

  55. There is a lot of talk on here about Boutique IB vs. Big 4 Advisory, but I want to pose a slightly different question. To be clear: by lower MM boutique IBD, I'm referring to firms like Piper Jaffray, Stifel Nicolaus Weisel, and other names the major ...

    18 comments29 Jul 2014 -

  56. Exit Opps from TMT Boutique

    Investment Banking

    I know firms like Raine, LionTree, Allen & Co, Union Square Advisors, Financial Technology Partners, etc don't have a lot of precedence for exit opps, but do they still get looks from recruiters for PE? In general, how are the exit opps coming fr ...

    14 comments21 Mar 2017 -

  57. If my goal is to eventually land a PE / HF / VC gig (after an MBA), which of the 2 is better (in terms of exit ops and transferable skills): 1) Analyst at top BB firm doing operations/ BO work (reconciling, settlement, P&I, 3rd party clearing, etc) 2) ...

    20 comments18 May 2012 -

  58. Advice needed for SA at BB IBD

    Investment Banking

    Hi yall, I'm half way through my summer internship at a top US BB bank think (JPM, MS, GS). So far i have hated my experience and have no intention of accepting an offer if i get one. I probably wont be offered a place at this rate anyway. During my ...

    21 comments24 Jul 2011 -

  59. I am junior and have been rejected from all BB IBD SA positions, and I believe the best thing to do now is to apply for regional boutiques for the summer. Is it much harder / near impossible to land a BB full time position after a boutique junior year int ...

    19 comments10 Jan 2013 -

  60. DCM at One Man Boutique?

    Investment Banking

    Just about to graduate from a non-target with a previous internship in DCM. I interviewed for a DCM analyst role at what I thought was a small firm, apparently it is one man small. The founder worked in DCM and syndicate at a bulge bracket for 15 years, t ...

    14 comments27 Apr 2016 -

  61. Allen & Co, why do you hide?

    Investment Banking

    I'm very curious about Allen and co. Allegedly the best media related I Bank out there and the don't even have a website... Any ideas as to why they are so private? Do they recruit through connections alone? Strikes me as very unusual. Does any ...

    16 comments6 Oct 2016 -

  62. IB boutique: China Vs US

    Investment Banking

    Fellow primates, am I analyzing this decision correctly? Did I miss anything? Many thanks, I hope to hear from primates with Chinese finance experience. I've done my WSO searches, so I am keeping my question to a bare minimum. I have boutique interns ...

    11 comments6 May 2020 -

  63. Hey guy's this is my first post and I'm looking for some advice on how to get into wall street via Boutique Banks. I currently am a transfer student at a non-target school with a very well respected business program (NIU) and major in Finance/Ec ...

    18 comments23 Dec 2011 -

  64. I am Director at a 3bn USD AM boutique shop covering a niche growing sector, located in Europe. I am having a strong quant background (phd). I spent 4 years doing applied research in academia (stochastic modeling with applications to finance) and then joi ...

    10 comments6 May 2020 -

  65. Hey Guys, I had a thought today and I'd like the advice of the WSO community. I've been a long time reader and have noticed that networking/cold emailing/cold calling is heavily emphasised in the pursuit of breaking into the industry. I've ...

    10 comments6 May 2020 -

  66. Samuel A. Ramirez and Company

    Investment Banking

    They are recruiting for new public finance analysts. Has anyone heard of this firm and the type of work that they do? Where would you rank this firm compare to other boutiques or bulge bracket firms? Anybody know what they offer in terms of base and bonus ...

    13 comments23 Feb 2018 -

  67. has anyone a list of smaller boutiques/funds/brokers/asset managers etc... in hong kong / singapore? i remember a thread were people had such a list for the us, which was posted in wso, so would be great if someone had a similiar thing for asia... might b ...

    10 comments6 May 2020 -

  68. Ivy Recruiting in Chicago

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys, I have a quick question. I go to a "lower level" ivy school (not HYPW) and I was just wondering if you guys have any insight on what the experience of going to school out east and getting an ib SA and FT position in Chicago is like. It ...

    10 comments6 May 2020 -

  69. Got an internship

    Investment Banking

    I scored an internship for 5 weeks at a boutique bank, I feel ballin'. boutique summer analyst Buyout / M&A ballin ...

    17 comments19 Jul 2010 -

  70. Would you guys take a top boutique offer (gleacher, moelis, evercore) offer over a BB offer (not GS, MS) right now for next year's analyst class? boutique Moelis Evercore gleacher Salary ...

    18 comments17 Sep 2008 -

  71. Hypothetically, if this deal does get completed, is that ultimately bad for PJS? It seems to me that while they may get a nice boost in the league tables, they will be losing one of their biggest, if not biggest, clients. Or does working solo on a deal li ...

    9 comments6 May 2020 -

  72. Can anyone enlighten me on the difficulty of breaking into PE from one of these firms with about 3 years of work experience? I am targeting regional small/ mm PE firms and trying to gauge how realistic this proposition is and how much of an uphill battle ...

    16 comments4 Dec 2010 -

  73. Hello folks, I'm interning at a boutique in Europe and about to graduate from a M.Sc. in Finance, I thought it could be of interest to find some sort of certification for my Excel skills. What do you guys think? Anyone has experience in that domain? ...

    9 comments6 May 2020 -

  74. Had first round at a boutique IB last week and had a couple technical questions (Valuation, Depreciation change, etc) Got asked back for 2nd round with senior bankers... Was wondering what type of questions I should expect to see? More technical? Fit? bou ...

    16 comments27 Apr 2010 -

  75. Anyone have access to league tables? Would be curious to see standings of different banks in various categories (M&A, restructuring, cross-border, and industry-specific) for 2011. Thanks. boutique Bulge Bracket league tables ...

    13 comments8 Apr 2016 -

  76. Resume for UK Positions

    Job Search Advice

    Hi all, I'm applying for an SA position at a boutique bank in London. I'm going to a US university right now so I was wondering what changes I would have to make to my resume. Would I have to make small changes like convert my GPA to the UK equi ...

    9 comments6 May 2020 -

  77. And Why? Also, if you work at a bank now, are you happy with your bank? Or do you wish you were at a different bank or not in ibanking? I am just wondering because I always hear lame reasons for wanting to work somewhere (ie. prestige). There must be some ...

    15 comments10 Aug 2011 -

  78. Boutique Trading or BB Ops

    Job Search Advice

    I have an opportunity for a paid ops position at a BB or an unpaid trading position at a small, not very well known broker dealer with around 20 traders. I don't want to do anything other than and want to know which will help me move to a FT trading ...

    15 comments21 Mar 2011 -

  79. Raymond James Superday

    Investment Banking

    I understand that there isn't a large Southern presence here, but I was curious if anybody is attending the Raymond James superday this weekend? Otherwise, does anybody have any input or insight into the company for a full-time analyst position? I kn ...

    15 comments1 Nov 2010 -

  80. Desjardins Toronto

    Investment Banking

    Toronto monkeys: I'm a junior looking for IB summer internship. I was just wondering if you guys can share some insights on Desjardins Capital Market. I know they're a big credit union and huge in Quebec. But what about their Investment Banking? ...

    9 comments6 May 2020 -

  81. Moelis/Lazard still hiring?

    Job Search Advice

    Wondering if anyone has any insights into whether Moelis and Lazard have filled all their FT analyst spots in NY offices yet? boutique Moelis lazard ft analyst Interview- United States- Northeast ...

    9 comments6 May 2020 -

  82. Any advice would be much appreciated: I graduated from a non target this May with a Finance major (3.62 GPA). My internship experience consists of FP&A in a smaller commercial focused bank and a credit analyst at another small commercial bank. I start ...

    14 comments19 Jan 2012 -

  83. First part of the title: There are hundreds of small IBs out there focusing on M&A Advisory/Private Placements and I'm just beginning my 2nd year as an Analyst at one of them. We have less than 10 people and I'm the only Analyst, however my ...

    13 comments2 Jun 2012 -

  84. Start in March. Thanks to everyone for the advice. boutique accepting offer ...

    13 comments14 Feb 2012 -

  85. Hi guys, What do you think would be the better choice? Especially when it comes down to getting more internships/graduate programs at BBs /top boutiques? Investment Banking boutique M&A mid market mid cap commerzbank dc advisory internship 2015 Summer ...

    8 comments6 May 2020 -

  86. Received a verbal offer from a boutique PE firm for FT in NYC. Soon to get a written offer with comp info. Firm has under $400 MM in AUM. Team is very lean. 2 Analysts who do the heavy lifting on the modeling and underwriting, and 2 high level MD's/ ...

    8 comments6 May 2020 -

  87. I've spend a decent amount of time on WSO...mostly during my job searching days. I'm not a power user/reader/poster (I wonder who has the time...but the forum is like reading a morning paper to some folks). Anyway, I feel its time to pay-it-fowa ...

    12 comments19 Mar 2013 -

  88. I was hoping to get some insight on standard industry practices in regard to bonuses being paid to junior staff leaving a firm. If someone were to stop working on 12/31/10 (haven given notice a month prior), and assuming calendar year-end bonus payments, ...

    13 comments10 Nov 2010 -

  89. The end of BB?

    Investment Banking

    Has the day of the BB finally come and gone? For decades places like GS, JPM, Bear Stearns and Lehmans represented the pinnacle of banking. These giants once stood proud, now out of these only 2 are left. The street is strewn with Drexel Burnham Lamberts ...

    13 comments8 Oct 2010 -

  90. As per title, I would appreciate any information on Gleacher Shacklock. How well are they doing? boutique Salary ...

    10 comments8 Jun 2015 -

  91. Interesting article from the WSJ: [quote]By MICHAEL CORKERY While employees at the likes of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. quiver at pronouncements from Washington, the bankers and traders of Jefferies Group Inc. are happily avoi ...

    8 comments6 May 2020 -

  92. SSA & Company- Upcoming Interview

    Management Consulting

    I've got an interview with the aforementioned consulting firm this week and I was curious to know if anyone had any information on interviewing, culture, salary, etc. about this firm. The interview was highly unexpected after a casual conversation wi ...

    10 comments6 Mar 2017 -

  93. NA0-a

    Investment Banking

    NA boutique Salary ...

    10 comments19 Feb 2015 -

  94. Hey guys, I've been following WSO for a while now, and I think it's an excellent resource for those of us trying to make it in the banking industry. I was hoping to get some feedback regarding my options. I haven't found any discussion rega ...

    8 comments6 May 2020 -

  95. Many people agree that boutique firms often care more about cover letters more than BBs. However, I've got a shitload of internships to apply to (over 100 when you factor in BB PWM and PE firms) and making adjustments to each to reflect what I like a ...

    11 comments14 Jun 2012 -

  96. Boutique IBD

    Investment Banking

    If you were to spend a summer at a boutique firm without a training program, how would you learn how to do financial modeling and a proper valuation? Are you just thrown into the fire and learning on the job? Or are you taught by your coworkers? Just curi ...

    11 comments21 Apr 2011 -

  97. Picking a boutique over MBB

    Management Consulting

    Hello! It seems everybody aspires to get into MBB but I'm wondering if anyone here turned down MBB for a boutique (pre-MBA if that makes a difference)? If so, can you share your reasons for doing so and what you perceive the pros & cons of this t ...

    11 comments3 Apr 2011 -

  98. Small Boutique Experiences

    Investment Banking

    Hello all, I've done a few internships at a small boutique bank (15-20 people) focused on M&A and was curious as to other people's internship experiences at similarly-sized shops. I've heard varying experiences ranging from people getti ...

    11 comments10 Jan 2011 -

  99. I have been through the SA recruiting process for BB's HK offices and had no luck landing an offer after few Superdays. As a result, I spent a lot of time reaching out to boutiques in HK and banks in China, and now I have landed an offer from a leadi ...

    7 comments6 May 2020 -

  100. Internship relevance and advice

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys, First post here, but I've been reading WSO for the past year. I'm a transfer second-year at a regional target in California interested in getting into IBD and eventually PE. This summer I have two internships and I'm also taking a ...

    7 comments6 May 2020 -

  101. I interviewed for a boutique ER intern position back in the first week of December and still haven't heard anything back. I emailed the recruiter and no response. I'm assuming that I've been dinged and they are waiting to tell me til after ...

    11 comments30 Dec 2009 -