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  2. There was an old post on this topic with a interview with Marina Lutova Meyers, the previous credit PM, but I found credit guys at Citadel don't stay longer than 2-3 years. (maybe this is a citadel thing, rather than a credit team thing...) Pablo Sal ...

    16 comments6 Jun 2020 - Investment Analyst in HF - RelVal

  3. Great article on how Citadel consistently gets people to move from NYC to Chicago despite people's regional biases and east coast snobbery. Most people who move to chicago don't want to go back to nyc due to the higher quality of life and amazin ...

    124 comments6 May 2020 -

  4. Hello everyone, I'm just wondering if anyone has any relevant information about Citadel Assessement test- quantitative researcher intern? thank you citadel Salary ...

    31 comments23 Oct 2019 -

  5. Hi all, PDT Partners is a lesser known hedge fund around here since they tend to keep a very low profile and hire in a very similar way to RenTech. Moreover, they do not manage nearly as much money when compared with some of these other big hitters. I am ...

    16 comments6 May 2020 -

  6. Hedge Fund Structure Over the last few months I've realized just how diverse hedge funds are, and how little people (both in/out of the industry) understand about the different structures. This is my attempt to distill some of the bigger differences ...

    42 comments12 Mar 2018 -

  7. I saw Ken Griffin!!!

    Investment Banking

    Holy smokes. So earlier today I walked out of my highrise apartment building in downtown Chicago to get my shoes shined. As I was walking out, a man was behind me, so I just looked over. Much to my utter shock, it was Ken Griffin of Citadel! I did a doubl ...

    33 comments6 May 2020 -

  8. Hey guys, Anyone here heard of Surveyor Capital, the multi-manager carveout that's a part of Citadel? Any idea how they fare with reputation, pay, culture, etc? Citadel as a whole is a known quantity but Surveyor looks like a new strategy in Ken Grif ...

    25 comments6 May 2020 -

  9. Citadel Interview

    Sales and Trading

    Long time viewer, first time poster. I have an upcoming FT interview for Citadel 's option market making group. It's supposed to be two 45 minute long interviews- I was wondering if anyone has gone through this process or has any tips/advice to ...

    44 comments3 Oct 2017 -

  10. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?...jGpk&refer=asia Is Citadel finished? Dec. 8 (Bloomberg)-- Citadel Investment Group LLC, the hedge-fund manager founded by Kenneth Griffin, will close its Tokyo office and cut other Asian operations, eliminating 37 ...

    28 comments6 May 2020 -

  11. GETCO vs Citadel

    Sales and Trading

    I understand that working at a place like Citadel probably has a greater upside in the long run, since the most successful hedge fund managers/long-term traders in general make a lot more than the most successful high frequency traders, but Getco definite ...

    51 comments1 Feb 2017 -

  12. I had a number of questions about Citadel's global equities team because I recently advanced pretty far in the process there. There is a surprising lack of information on the fund given its overall influence on the finance world more broadly. Feel fr ...

    18 comments20 Feb 2019 -

  13. In 2006 Paulson & Co. was just another merger arbitrage fund with about $700 million AUM. John Paulson was more known for throwing sick parties in his soho loft than his investing prowess. And his right-hand man, Paolo Pellegrini, was considered unemp ...

    18 comments6 May 2020 -

  14. Guys What do

    Sales and Trading

    If during an interview some one asks you what your user name is:/ UBS trading MS citadel blastoise ...

    19 comments3 Oct 2019 -

  15. This question is for a friend's younger brother, who's a college senior and accepted a job offer at Citadel 's investment& trading analyst program. He's excited but is concerned about the exit opportunities afterwards. Supposedly y ...

    36 comments2 Feb 2012 -

  16. I hear this question asked all the time and I would just like to know how you guys would answer this question? How do you go about answering this question? Also could be for hedge fund interviews or private equity intervies. Thanks Orchid Morgan Stanley G ...

    17 comments28 Jan 2013 -

  17. From talking to friends at HBS, wharton, booth, columbia, the recruiting by Citadel was especially brutal this year, even moreso than other elite firms. People who were getting full-time offers from places like Blackstone, SAC, Fortress, PIMCO, were eithe ...

    21 comments25 Apr 2010 -

  18. Ken rarely speaks publicly so interesting to hear his views on some current events. citadel Salary ...

    16 comments7 Aug 2014 -

  19. Looks like Citadel is starting their own investment bank. Apparently 5 ex Merril guys are already on board. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124112366094274395... Investment Banking citadel Salary ...

    16 comments19 Apr 2016 -

  20. Hi Everyone, I got an offer from Citadel FTAP and Google (for Software Developer position) Citadel's base salary is much higher than google and the live expense in Chicago is much less than Bay Area so Citadel really attracts me. But Citadel seems to ...

    9 comments6 May 2020 -

  21. Dinged by Citadel

    Job Search Advice

    Hey, I recently sent my rez to [email protected] Citadel. Got a generic reply back from a recruiter over there saying there were no openings that fit my background right now blah blah blah... I'm wondering if I should try calling this recruiter over the phone. H ...

    10 comments6 May 2020 -

  22. I currently work at a BB vol desk and been thinking about exploring opportunities at macro hedge funds. Haven't really built a professional network yet as I am still very junior. But I just want to gather some information about what those macro fund ...

    11 comments8 Jan 2016 -

  23. What do you guys think? DRW NYC would be commodities. BAML NYC would be mortgages. Citadel Chicago would be Options market-making. Trying to make a decision. I feel like going to BAML keeps my options open the most for the future, but I'm pretty set ...

    9 comments6 May 2020 -

  24. How large is Citadel 's post-MBA associate class? I think their analyst ITAP class has about 20 people max. Are they as selective as the ITAP program? citadel associate post-mba Salary ...

    13 comments2 Apr 2010 -

  25. Optiver v. Citadel

    Sales and Trading

    I've gotten offers from both firms as a software developer at Optiver and into the FTAP program at Citadel. I'm wondering if anyone has any personal experiences that they could share about either firm. Its hard to get an accurate portrayal of wh ...

    11 comments26 Oct 2012 -

  26. Why do some funds (SAC, Citadel) seem to have a much larger number of employees (even after accounting for AUM)? Is there a investment banking BB vs. boutique complex here? How would one of these larger, better known funds compare to some of the well-rega ...

    11 comments4 May 2011 -

  27. I know this is a selective job to get, but I had no idea it was THIS selective. My cousin is a top econ major at an elite college (harvard/yale/princeton/stanford) with internships at both McKinsey and a top investment banking group. He has easily gotten ...

    10 comments25 Jan 2013 -

  28. Citadel- How is deal flow?

    Investment Banking

    Any idea how deal flow is at Citadel 's investment bank? How do you think exit opps would be coming from a place like this? Interesting to hear if jumping to the firm's hedge fund is common. citadel Salary ...

    9 comments19 Apr 2016 -

  29. Articles coming out today about Citadel opening up an incubator office in Boston to develop hedge fund managers. 3 managers have already been hired with plans to grow to 30-40 people over the next year or two. http://www.boston.com/business/markets/articl ...

    7 comments6 May 2020 -

  30. Has anyone gone through Citadel 's Global Equity interview process and could share some insights on structure / content? Happy to revert back to the group in a bit once my process has ended. Thanks! citadel citadel global equities interview process S ...

    8 comments3 Aug 2016 -

  31. I've heard Citadel ITAP analysts get assigned to various groups after their 6-month rotation is over. What are the most coveted groups that they want to get into? hedge fund citadel Salary ...

    10 comments27 Feb 2010 -

  32. Hi, I'm trying to choose between these two positions and can't seem to make a decision. Was hoping u guys could help me out. I' ve heard horror stories about the working hours of Citadel and about the lack of interaction between different g ...

    10 comments17 Nov 2009 -

  33. Hey guys, I am a junior at a tech school studying a quantitative field, although I've developed a strong interest in finance in my college years. In the past week, I received summer internship offers from AQR, DE Shaw, and Morgan Stanley S &T uni ...

    8 comments24 Oct 2013 -

  34. Citadel FTAP bonus

    Hedge Fund

    What kind of bonuses do FTAP's and experienced technologists at Citadel make? Is their compensation any higher than Software Dev's at Google/Facebook/Apple? citadel Salary ...

    8 comments7 Feb 2012 -

  35. Hi everyone, I recently obtained an summer ITAP intern offer from Citadel and was asked to suggest groups I would like to work for. Besides some small-time equity research and a fund of funds experience, I have had little exposure to alternative strategie ...

    7 comments18 Nov 2012 -

  36. Citadel vs AQR

    Hedge Fund

    I posted this in Asset Management but in hindsight I think it makes more sense here. How would you guys pick between interning/ working at Citadel or AQR? I'd value any relevant thoughts here. citadel Salary ...

    6 comments31 Jul 2017 -

  37. What should I expect? It's a 1 hour interview on campus. I go to a target, but I have no real quant background....any thoughts?..thanks citadel Interview ...

    6 comments3 Apr 2017 -

  38. Hi, I was wondering if you guys could help me make a decision regarding my summer internship. So a little background about myself: I don't really know much about finance. I just applied to several jobs and have been cramming for interviews the night ...

    6 comments12 Mar 2010 -

  39. Citadel- Macro and stat arb?

    Investment Banking

    do they do any fundamental/risk arb/value investing that would take a banker skillset? or are they pretty much all macro and stat arb? citadel Salary ...

    5 comments19 Apr 2016 -

  40. Hi, I recently received an offer from Citadel for FTAP. When I was on the phone with them they stated many benefits which do not appear in the contract, actually they only stated the compensation in the contract. This is my first contract with a hedge fun ...

    5 comments11 Jan 2012 -

  41. BAML S&T vs. Citadel IBD

    Sales and Trading

    Hey all, I have two offers, one from BAML S&T and the other from Citadel IBD. I'm really interested in trading, but I haven't altogether ruled out a potential full-time career in banking. I know that Citadel Securities has been experiencing ...

    5 comments7 Mar 2011 -

  42. Hi everyone, I developed a pretty keen interest in math maybe a tad late into my college career after declaring a dual degree in econ and business administration. Funny thing is my school is definitely known for STEM, but because I'm almost done with ...

    4 comments30 Jul 2017 -

  43. I am trying to choose between a Software Engineering intern position at Citadel and a research position at BlackRock. My interest is in machine learning and BlackRock is for sure going to give me some projects that align with my interest. I also really en ...

    4 comments15 Feb 2016 -

  44. Does anyone know the email format for Citadel? Cheers, Macro citadel Griffin Salary ...

    4 comments13 Oct 2011 -

  45. Citadel FTAP Intern Superday

    Sales and Trading

    Hey does anybody have any insight into the Citadel FTAP Intern superday? What kind of technical questions are asked? What percentage of super day interviewees get offers? Would be much appreciated. Have searched for previous threads on this but not much i ...

    3 comments13 Feb 2014 -

  46. Just got a summer internship offer from Citadel Global Portfolio Construction team. From its website, it says: "The Portfolio Construction Group is an independent function engaged in Citadel's risk measurement, monitoring and management both wit ...

    3 comments16 Mar 2011 -

  47. Citadel Securities Onsite

    Sales and Trading

    I have an onsite coming up for a trader role at Citadel Securities and was wondering if anyone has attended an onsite at Citadel and could give me some advice on how to study and what types of problems show up. citadel Salary ...

    2 comments2 Aug 2019 -

  48. I received an interview with Citadel 's options market making desk next week. I am a finance major and have a couple experiences as an intern at another small prop trading shop. Was wondering if any else went through this and what to expect? Thanks c ...

    2 comments29 Mar 2018 -

  49. Citadel question

    Hedge Fund

    Does anyone know which of Citadel 's groups are based in Chicago and which ones in New York (AM, Securities, Research)? More specifically, interested to know where investment/ trading associates vs. quant researchers are based. citadel Citadel group ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  50. Hi, I have several offers for a summer internship position, and I have narrowed down the companies that I am interested in to Citadel LLC and Broadway Techonology. Citadel is offering me an internship opportunity within their Summer FTAP program which wou ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  51. Citadel IBD

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys can anyone tell me more about Citadel 's Investment Bank in NYC? Culture, dealflow, exit oppts? Would be extremely grateful IBD citadel Salary United States- Northeast ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  52. Hey all- Managed to score an interview at Aptigon in the coming weeks. Given the fund's recent move to Citadel 's platform I haven't been able to find much info on its interview process, culture, etc. Any insight here would be greatly appre ...

    2 comments21 Jan 2017 -

  53. Guys, Just found that Citadel Commodities rolled out a "junior talent program" for undergrads earlier this year. Was curious about if any of you has more info regarding the program and how the recruiting process went this year. Thanks! citadel S ...

    2 comments23 Aug 2016 -

  54. Can anyone elaborate on what's it like working at a place like Point 72 or Citadel? Online reviews I can find (glassdoor) consensus seems lean toward bad work life balance. Wonder if anyone can elaborate on what sort of hours and life style there are ...

    2 comments31 Mar 2015 -

  55. I'm looking for some insight into working in a front office position at Citadel Investments (culture, work environment, hours, comp). I've already tried the search function, but info appears dated or not relevant to the HF side of Citadel. I kno ...

    2 comments26 Oct 2011 -

  56. Hey fellas, I was fortunate enough to get an invitation for a Superday at Citadel in their main office in Chicago. There is no title, so this is a generic application process. I was wondering if anyone had any insights or any advice they could give me for ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  57. Citadel London 2019

    Hedge Fund

    Has anyone recently gone through Citadel 's recruitment process for the London office and could share some insight about the process? Many thanks! citadel Salary United Kingdom ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  58. I'm considering a role in Citadel 's Global Fixed Income Fund in NY. I spoke to a recruiter and am considering applying. I'd be coming on at the junior trader level, probably somewhere similar to where people 2-4 years out of BB S&T wou ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  59. Came across an opportunity at Citadel Securities in NY and am preparing for an interview, would love to hear some insight or suggestions. It's a role on the business development side of Citadel Securities, related to DMM business segment and more on ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  60. I am a student from a top University (think HYPS) with a STEM degree and I interned in the Sales and Trading department of a top BB last summer (sophomore summer). I have a good relationship with the people I interned with and, while I will not be interni ...

    1 comment19 Dec 2018 -

  61. I'm an undergrad who received a trading offer from Citadel Securities. There is not much information about the market-making side of Citadel. What's its reputation? The offer is incredibly strong and I'm probably going to take it. I heard t ...

    1 comment24 Sep 2018 -

  62. Impact of Legislation on HFT

    Sales and Trading

    What do people think about the potential affects of legislation on the future of high-frequency trading and algorithmic trading firms? How will algorithmic trading firms battle this and how will this cut into their profits? How substantial will the hits i ...

    6 May 2020 -

  63. This guy is a russian physics genius who was the head of Citadel's high-frequency trading group. He left, and a nasty lawsuit followed. Him getting up to $100 million in deferred compensation is mind boggling. I know Citadel pays well, but damm. http ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  64. Hi all, I saw this opening at Citadel. It's not a core function as it's not a trading / research role. It seems more of a corporate development / internal consulting role. I couldn't find much information about it but wanted to see what the ...

    1 comment24 Aug 2017 -

  65. Hi guys. I have a full time first round on campus interview with Citadel coming up for their Investment and Trading Associate position. The interview is 1 hour long, half technical, half behavioral. I was wondering if anyone can provide some insight as to ...

    1 comment15 Sep 2014 -

  66. Commodity Talent LLC issues White Paper on Wall Street's Commodity Conundrum NEW YORK, NY- Jan. 14, 2009 Commodity Talent LLC, an executive search focused on commodity specialists, issued a White Paper entitled: Wall Street Commodity Wizards Turned D ...

    17 Jan 2009 -

  67. Citadel FTAP

    Hedge Fund

    What is FTAP? From the site, I get the gist that FTAP graduates develop tech and platforms for traders and investment professionals. Am I correct? citadel Salary ...

    1 comment26 Feb 2013 -

  68. I know Citadel is a sweatshop, and the attrition rate is high, but from what i've heard, it's not uncommon for those who do well to make partner before the age of 30 and head their own groups. Is this true? hedge funds citadel Salary ...

    1 comment4 Mar 2010 -