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  2. old mission capital

    Investment Banking

    anyone heard of Old Mission Capital in chicago? thoughts on this prop trading firm? chicago Old Mission Capital Salary Yes Yes 276930 285209 447903 343243 319135 ...

    5 comments8 Feb 2012 -

  3. BAML & GS Offices in Chicago

    Investment Banking

    I'm planning my networking trip to Chicago and am trying to find locations that fit my schedule for contacts at baml and GS. anyone know the addresses or buildings for the two companies in chicago? gs chicago BAML Americas Growth Capital Goldman Sach ...

    5 comments6 Nov 2010 -

  4. I need ANY advice

    Job Search Advice

    Alright guys, so I'm sorry to treat all you rising stars with my misfortune, but here's my current situation: ...

    5 comments21 Oct 2010 -

  5. Chicago BB MD Compensation

    Investment Banking

    What do the Chicago BB MD's make relative to their NYC peers? If a NYC MD is pulling 5 million, his Chicago counterpart is pulling what, 3-4 MM? chicago comp No Yes 29216 155514 153001 212802 443793 ...

    5 comments9 Apr 2010 -

  6. Chicago SA Anyone?

    Investment Banking

    Hi all, I recently accepted an SA position in Chicago. I was wondering if any of you had also done so, and are looking for living arrangements for the summer? I thought we could live together to keep costs down. Contact me if interested. Also, do any of y ...

    5 comments13 Mar 2009 -

  7. Hello all, I was lucky enough to receive a full time offer to a consulting firm but the office location was for my second preference being Chicago. However, I would really love to be in New York, is there any way to negotiate a change of location when acc ...

    4 comments16 Oct 2015 -

  8. deletedzxc

    Investment Banking

    Thanks Investment Banking chicago public finance William Blair Raymond James No No ...

    4 comments18 Aug 2014 -

  9. Equity Research in Chicago?

    Equity Research

    Do any BB firms have much ER in Chicago or other cities in the US, or is the overwhelming bulk of it in NY? chicago Equity Research No Yes 113685 414122 124264 71897 292172 ...

    4 comments12 Jan 2012 -

  10. Summer @ Chicago

    Investment Banking

    How many of you out there are interning this summer at Chicago, specifically in banking? chicago I-Banking Bullpen Chicago IBD No Yes 382006 372287 110273 453872 86090 ...

    4 comments4 May 2011 -

  11. Has anyone heard of, or worked at, Cabrera Capital Markets? Cabrera is an investment bank headquartered in Chicago. What is their reputation, particularly in municipal finance? Work atmosphere? Thanks much! chicago public finance municipal No Yes 174309 4 ...

    4 comments1 Mar 2011 -

  12. Question to all MBA'ers or recent MBA'ers.... Which of the following schools allow deferring your admissions and for how long (6 months- 1 year or both)? HBS Wharton Stanford Columbia NYU Kellogg Chicago Michigan I really need to know b/c of a n ...

    4 comments6 Jan 2011 -

  13. fall 2009 internship advice

    Job Search Advice

    hey guys, i'm a rising soph at northwestern in the mmss program. some quick info- decent EC activities, < 3.4 gpa (tough program). currently interning in india with a healthcare startup, working on a rotationalesque system with the marketing, oper ...

    3 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  14. Notre Dame vs Cornell Johnson

    Business School and GMAT

    Hello, I need help deciding between two schools for my MBA, I primary work in Renewable energy as an engineer, want to stay in Chicago and hope to find a job after the MBA in Chicago, this is the main reason I am considering Notre Dame vs Cornell. Would a ...

    3 comments7 Mar 2016 -

  15. I'll be spending a week in Chicago during new years and I was wondering if anyone had any good recommendation with restaurants with a view. Similar to the signature lounge in the Hancock. Less pricey the better. chicago ...

    3 comments22 Dec 2015 -

  16. Anybody here have a list of REIT 's with offices in Chicago? I know a few REIT's (Ventas, Piedmont, etc.) have a presence here in town, but I have not been able to find a comprehensive list. chicago commercial real estate REIT REPE ...

    3 comments16 Mar 2015 -

  17. Leaves Thursday 3/5 11:59 PM, comes back Monday 3/9 2:30 PM. Accommodations not set yet. Poor as fuck so I'm reaching out to some friends for available couches, checking Couchsurfing, and possibly looking to split a cheap Airbnb space with someone. M ...

    3 comments26 Feb 2015 -

  18. So, I'm about to have an interview with Capri Capital Partner located in Chicago, Illinois. It seems like they have some good transactions in their portfolio with a good amount of assets under management. They have a good amount of experience in lots ...

    3 comments22 Jan 2015 -

  19. PEAC

    Private Equity

    Anyone have a Private Equity Association of Chicago contact? Have sent multiple emails to their generic gmail account and gotten nothing. Any help is much appreciated. chicago private equity peac ...

    3 comments18 Jan 2015 -

  20. Alyeska?

    Hedge Fund

    Anyone have experience here or know of someone who does? What is the culture like? chicago hedgefund No No ...

    3 comments12 Jun 2014 -

  21. Call all algo traders...

    Sales and Trading

    Hey all, It's been a while but AH is back! I'm specifically looking for algo traders or quants here. I did my S&T internship at a BB, graduated college (Finance) 2012, started full time derivatives trading at a reputable trading firm (market ...

    3 comments3 Jul 2013 -

  22. Morningstar ETF conference

    Equity Research

    Will any of you be attending the Morningstar ETF conference on Oct 3rd-5th? Is it worth attending? I am currently a senior and graduate in December and was wondering if this would be a solid opportunity to network with potential employers. http://advisor. ...

    3 comments30 Aug 2012 -

  23. Quantitative Services Group

    Equity Research

    Anyone have any info on the Quantitative Research Group in Naperville, IL? Website looks interesting, but I was wondering if anyone had any inside info or personal experience with both working there, the people there or the recruiting process? Appreciate ...

    3 comments4 Jan 2011 -

  24. Market making firms in chicago

    Sales and Trading

    Can someone give me a list of some of the bigger/more prestigious market making firms in Chicago? chicago No Yes 356221 391831 442716 124338 53193 ...

    3 comments21 Dec 2009 -

  25. Lincoln Park

    WSO Product Reviews

    Hey guys- I am going to be interning in Chicago this summer, and have a 2 BR condo lined up in the Lincoln Park area. It is a very nice place in a great location, and is 2 blocks from the El. I am looking for a second person who may also be interning (or ...

    3 comments18 Mar 2009 -

  26. From Reuters: CHICAGO, Oct 8 (Reuters)- Bankers wanting to do business with the city of Chicago would have to severely limit pay packages for top executives whose companies are participating in a federal bailout, under a proposed ordinance introduced in t ...

    3 comments8 Oct 2008 -

  27. RX Groups in Chicago?

    Investment Banking

    Simple question- what boutiques have restructuring groups in Chicago? I know many are headquartered in NYC, but I am curious who has sizable offices in Chicago, and what kind of exposure/deal flow they have. Thanks chicago restructuring rx midwest lazard ...

    +1 2 comments25 Aug 2018 -

  28. Hey Guys, I am starting at a top Chicago EB as an analyst and was wondering what the NYC PE recruiting picture looked like for analysts in Chicago, especially in regards to mega funds. Is it possible to get into contact with NYC headhunters or is it impos ...

    +1 2 comments24 Apr 2017 -

  29. Hi Guys! I have a phone interview with HL in RX soon for a 1st round for Chicago. What can I expect and what should I look at? I have covered the 400Q BIWS guide however what can I expect specific to restructuring for a first round...will there be specifi ...

    2 comments19 Oct 2016 -

  30. Hi, So I'm currently a sophomore at Northwestern looking for an investment banking internship for next summer. I've applied to a few places that I know have taken sophomores in the past (GS, MS, JPM), and I wanted to know which other investment ...

    2 comments28 Sep 2016 -

  31. Hey everyone, I'm a first year MM IB analyst at a Southern firm. I love my firm, but really look to get to Chicago for a buy-side opportunity, as I grew up around there and really want to end up back up there before I plant my roots somewhere. Intere ...

    2 comments8 Dec 2015 -

  32. Hello- Sophmore at DePaul

    New User Introductions

    Hey everyone. I am a sophomore at DePaul (Chicago, IL) studying economics and finance with a 3.7 GPA. I am interested in pursuing a career in management consulting or investment banking after graduation. I currently work on campus, but last summer I inter ...

    2 comments7 Mar 2016 -

  33. Hi everyone, Here's some info on the background: I have been working at PwC Advisory (financial services Consulting, Risk and compliance practice) in Paris for almost 3 years. I am a French and a Mexican national. I have a BA and an MA in Humanities ...

    2 comments1 Sep 2014 -

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    2 comments7 Jun 2014 -

  35. Monkeys, I'm looking to buy a condo in Chicago within the next 5-8 months. Anyone been through the process fairly recently and can help with suggesting areas to stay away from (market peak) or areas to target. Any thoughts would be awesome. Thanks! R ...

    2 comments14 Mar 2014 -

  36. I'm new to Chicago and am looking for people to play ping pong or chess with. I live in river north and am an intermediate player in both sports. PM me if interested. chicago chess No No ...

    2 comments11 Feb 2014 -

  37. This is what I've been hearing. An acquaintance from college recently left because apparently the firm is getting crushed, losing money on all of their core businesses: equities, FX, and rates. It's surprising to hear since Allston was touted as ...

    2 comments15 Jun 2013 -

  38. Anyone out there happen to have a place lined up in Chicago that they wont be using during the month of July? I'm hoping someone will be out-of-town for IBD training, or something like that. I'm moving to Chicago myself and need to find a sublea ...

    2 comments31 May 2013 -

  39. Credit Suisse Chicago (IBD)

    Investment Banking

    Has anyone heard back from CS after the first round of interviews? Any idea when we can expect to hear back/when the superday will take place? Thanks chicago IBD CS credit suisse Credit Suisse Salary Yes Yes 224867 408865 101064 314400 3057 ...

    2 comments7 Jan 2013 -

  40. Non-Target Meetings Help

    Job Search Advice

    Hey guys, I was wondering if I could receive some input on my situation and the steps I could take to better my situation. I attend a non-target, and have a 3.65 overall GPA, but a 4.0 in two majors, accounting and finance. I have done well in all of my b ...

    2 comments1 Aug 2011 -

  41. Executional Chicago Teams

    Investment Banking

    I am trying to come up with a list of banks with a presence in Chicago that execute their own deals (I hear for several banks it is a lot of outsourcing to their NYC offices). So far I have Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan, and UBS. I am not just f ...

    +1 2 comments15 Oct 2010 - Anonymous Monkey

  42. Hey guys, I am moving to Chicago for FT S&T / IBD. I am looking for a roommate to share 2b/2b room in a nice neighborhood. Let me know if somebody is interested. Regards chicago Roommate No Yes 204984 367045 447559 434261 375694 ...

    2 comments12 Apr 2010 -

  43. Chicago Global Capital??

    Sales and Trading

    Has anyone worked for Chicago Global Capital? Do you know anything about this place? Any info would be appreciated.. http://www.chicagoglobalcapital.com/main.php trading chicago prop shop fx Forex No Yes 146419 369193 280567 336227 338771 ...

    2 comments23 Nov 2009 -

  44. BP Energy Trading Chicago

    Sales and Trading

    Anybody interviewing with BP Energy Trading Desk in Chicago. Any insight on final round interview process, questions/simulations etc.? trading energy chicago BP BP Salary Yes Yes 268646 434089 194385 433955 97420 ...

    2 comments3 Dec 2008 -

  45. Chicago- Networking

    Investment Banking

    Hello Monkeys, I'm a 23 year old investment professional in South Loop looking to network and meet other professionals! I just moved to the city and am eager to get the ball rolling. Any suggestions/advice on starting the process? I've been up t ...

    +1 1 comment5 Aug 2019 -

  46. Incoming VC summer analyst near South Loop this summer. Deciding between the Buckingham and University Center--anyone have experience with either (or in a similar situation looking for a roommate)? Thanks chicago ...

    +1 1 comment23 Mar 2019 -

  47. Currently a 3rd year master's in accounting (5-yr program) student at UT Austin McCombs looking to land an IB Summer 2020 internship in Chicago. Been networking with a couple of analysts these past few months, and I feel like I should hit them up aga ...

    +1 1 comment17 Feb 2019 -

  48. In general, anyone have any info into Alpha Capital CRE in Chicago? Looks to be a smaller firm that still fends for its own.. I had a buddy intern there last summer but has yet to respond on experiences. Anyone know much about intern, full time analyst or ...

    +1 1 comment16 Jan 2019 -

  49. What's up WSO. I got an invite for a 20-25 minute technical hirevue for a Junior Trader Trainee Intern, what type of questions should I expect? I'm assuming a few "why xyz firm," but what type of technicals and mental math should I exp ...

    +1 1 comment26 Jul 2018 -

  50. I am looking to maybe link up with a few guys who are going and interested in Wall Street. Booth School of Business chicago ...

    +1 1 comment11 Jul 2018 -

  51. Looking for energy (o&g, power, energy infrastructure, renewable) focused PE shots in Chicago. Thank you for your help in advance. energy PE chicago ...

    +1 1 comment27 Feb 2018 -

  52. November has begun and not many banks are still left. If there are any, please do tell! Looking for analyst roles anywhere. (Chicago, NY, DC, Atlanta, etc.) recruiting analyst Investment Banking chicago New York ...

    +1 1 comment7 Nov 2017 -

  53. Chicago Roommate

    Off Topic

    Hey guys/gals, I'm a 27 yr old guy that works as a buyside FI trader and my firm is relocating me to Chicago from the east coast. I will be in corporate housing starting in September but would like to move into a permanent spot by middle of October. ...

    1 Aug 2017 -

  54. Anyone looking for roommates in Chicago starting this summer? Saw a SF and NYC thread so thought it would be helpful to have. PM! chicago ...

    +112 Apr 2017 -

  55. 2 years ago I read The King of Oil, as suggested by a WSO thread. From that day on, I told myself "I'm gonna f*cking do that." Fast forward to now. I'm a college senior and in June I start my career as a Trainee in the Oil Division of ...

    +75 Jan 2017 -

  56. (Updated by ITF after a good strong drink, 4/22/2013) Whether it's your first time at one of these events or you just need a refresher on the rules of etiquette, these are the "best practices" for WSO Happy Hours to ensure maximum enjoyment ...

    +123 Apr 2013 -

  57. Assuming I do an M7 MBA--> 2 years as an Equity Research Associate--> L/S Hedge Fund Analyst What salaries + bonuses could I expect as a HF Analyst in Chicago? hedge fund chicago ...

    1 comment2 Nov 2015 -

  58. Prop Trading- New 2015

    Sales and Trading

    Hi all, New to the forum here. Just had an interview with Chicago Trading Company for an internship that went well. Was hoping for an opinion on them? I know they're market makers and I think options trading sounds like fun. I want to know how their ...

    15 Oct 2015 -

  59. Chicago SA to NY FT?

    Investment Banking

    Hey Guys, I'll be interning in Chicago for IBD this summer. I'm not exactly sure where I want to work full time seeing as I haven't started my internship yet, but is it possible/what are the steps to intern in Chicago and then work full tim ...

    27 Apr 2015 -

  60. Hey guys, I've lurked here before and thought I'd finally make an account. This sub-forum doesn't seem to get much traffic, so my long introduction might seem out of place. I'll go ahead anyway though and follow the custom of introduci ...

    +120 Feb 2015 -

  61. Do bigger banks in Chicago give their analysts car service like in NYC? What about meals? Also, are these perks the same for summer analysts? chicago car service Dominion Bond Rating Services Capital Automotive Real Estate Services Argus Information and A ...

    1 comment7 Dec 2014 -

  62. Andrie Capital Trading?

    Sales and Trading

    Has anyone had any experience with/seen info on this firm? Seems to be a bit hard to find anything about them. About all I can get is that they're largely a derivs prop trading firm. Located in Chicago. Thanks in advance. chicago Prop trading info de ...

    1 comment5 Dec 2014 -

  63. MKM Partners?

    Sales and Trading

    Anyone have any info on them? Not too much out there. I know they're opening a new office in Chicago, supposed to talk to someone there on Monday to set up a meeting, would love to know some more ahead of time. Thanks in advance. s&t chicago equi ...

    1 comment21 Sep 2014 -

  64. infinium spot sun trading peak 6 eladian trading nyc chicago prop No Yes 438785 91807 12059 150682 290258 ...

    1 comment25 Apr 2012 -

  65. Looking for Roommate in Chicago

    Investment Banking

    Hi fellas, I am starting my full-time IBD stint next year up in Chicago and am looking for potential roommate/s. Do let me know if any of you are starting next year and might be interested. Thanks. chicago IBD housing Baird No ...

    25 Sep 2011 -

  66. Looking for Roommate in Chicago

    Investment Banking

    Hi fellas, I am starting my IBD stint next year up in Chicago and am looking for potential roommate/s. Do let me know if any of you are starting next year and might be interested. Thanks. chicago housing Roommate Baird Chicago IBD No ...

    +125 Sep 2011 -

  67. S&T Internship Resume

    Resume Advice

    Hey, I go to a target and I am going to be looking for an internship this summer. One of my degrees is redacted because its (I think) unique to my school, and obviously the gains on my portfolio are what it was at when I wrote it and it will be updated in ...

    21 Dec 2010 -

  68. 3 part question, my bad

    Investment Banking

    what do you think are my chances at landing an assetmanagement job/ ibanking analyst @ a MM or even BB firm? just giving a brief outline of my experience: i have owrked at an independent investment counsel (pwm essentially), Merrill lynch pwm, and will mo ...

    1 comment28 May 2010 -

  69. i chicago No Yes 203006 72119 400484 419833 419027 ...

    1 comment21 Jun 2010 -

  70. Transferring to NY

    Investment Banking

    I'm debating a couple of offers coming from a target midwest school UofC/NU. Just curious, how difficult is transferring from SA Chi to FT NY? In particular, can people with EXPERIENCE speak to GS, MS, Citi and Barcap? Thanks. Citi gs Morgan Stanley ...

    1 comment2 Mar 2010 -

  71. He's a Russian guy who trades the yield curve (bond, notes, bund), based in Chicago. Supposedly he made $11 million in a 3-year period when he was just in his mid-20's. trading chicago CME No ...

    24 Feb 2010 -

  72. Analyst Help

    Sales and Trading

    Does anyone have (or are) any good contacts/resources for hedge funds in Chicago? I know this may be totally inappropriate, but after a 1.5 year stint in S&T, I want to move to a fund there even if it's in an entry level position. I wouldn't ...

    22 Feb 2010 -

  73. MSc. Finance- Illinois Tech

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey guys... Long time viewer... I have been given admission to the Illinois Tech MSc. Finance program. My concentrations will be in Financial engineering and Financial Economics/Econometrics. I was wondering if anyone knows anything about this program? Th ...

    21 Feb 2010 -

  74. Advice for Analyst

    Sales and Trading

    Quick Background: I went from target school to BB bank in S&T and worked on a niche equty derivs structuring desk since I graduated 2 years ago. I recently was laid off, and I'm moving back to chicago for personal reasons. Question: I've bee ...

    18 Feb 2010 -

  75. University of Chicago MBA (Booth/GSB)

    Business School and GMAT

    Is anyone familiar with the MBA program at University of Chicago's Booth School (formerly GSB)? How is the culture there? From what I hear, they've got star professors, excellent recruiting, and a great rep on Wall Street, however the program le ...

    +1 1 comment6 Dec 2008 -

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