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  2. AMA- Corporate Development & Strategy

    Hi everyone. There have been some recent threads on corporate development and strategy, and I thought I would share my own experience through an AMA and give back to the community. My background is fairly mixed, and I graduated with a technical degree fro ...

    37 comments - 4 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 4:17pm -

  3. AMA- Top Tech / Media Corporate Development Associate

    Some of you might know that i recently switched into corporate development after doing ~3 years of banking and getting promoted to associate. I'm a couple months in, but can answer any questions you may have Update 2/21/17: We recently completed a $2 ...

    59 comments - 7 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 8:09pm -

  4. Got Corp Dev Offer- Compensation?

    Got an offer as a senior associate (I think it's the same as a senior manager?) in corporate development. All-in it looks like it would range from $200-$275k (salary is $165k). Is this where the market is for a senior associate / senior manager in co ...

    22 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jun 12 2018 - 6:30pm -

  5. Just got corporate development offer: salary expectations & negotiation tips

    Just heard back from a private firm with ~700m in sales in retail/tech space for a corpdev senior analyst/associate role (1-1.5 years of boutique M&A experience from target UG). A senior ex-banker and I will make up the team. They asked me about comp, ...

    33 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 17 2017 - 2:16am -

  6. Upper BB PWM or Corporate Development Internship at $1-5 billion firm

    I'm a sophomore at a semi-target looking to use this internship as a stepping stone to recruit for investment banking next year. Which one would investment banks think of as better? BB PWM is at MS/ JPM / BAML. My thinking is the corporate developmen ...

    16 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 11 2018 - 11:33pm -

  7. FP&A Manager to Corp Dev or Strategic Finance Role?

    I have about 5 years experience, I left big 4 audit as a senior and I'm now the FP&A manager at a small (~30-50M rev), fast growing company. I would love to move into corporate development, but I lack the M&A experience that will likely be a ...

    25 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 27 2017 - 1:39pm -

  8. AMA- Former Business Valuations Associate (BO-> Val-> Corp Dev)

    Maybe its just me (since I have selective reading, could very well be true) but when accounting firms and different groups within accounting firms are brought up "Business Valuations" is always asked about. So I thought would do an AMA on the my ...

    52 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 10 2014 - 10:11am -

  9. AMA- Non-Target-> Target-> MM IBD-> Corp Dev.

    Hey guys, I spoke with Andy a week or two ago about doing an AMA regarding my path from non-target to banking and beyond- so here it is. To sum up my path for those who may not know: I didn't apply myself in high school, and saw a bunch of my friends ...

    32 comments - 5 silver bananas - Sep 12 2015 - 1:02am -

  10. Corporate Development Recruiting

    So I have done research on the corpdev recruiting cycle- It seems like there actually isn't one. From what I have seen it is nothing like PE and jobs just pop up whenever they are available (rather than a certain time of year). Because of this, I hav ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 19 2017 - 10:36am -

  11. Corporate Development Interview F500, any tips?

    First time venturing out to the corporate world. I am interviewing with the Director of Corporate Development, wondering what kind of questions he will ask. Also, what are some good questions to ask him, Thank you guys, I'll give an update on what ha ...

    16 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:25pm -

  12. Walmart Finance Development Program

    I'm currently interning at Walmart. If I accept a full time offer, I would enter into the company's Accounting and finance development program (AFDP). Has anyone heard anything about this program? I never hear this program mentioned with the oth ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 3 2014 - 1:00am -

  13. What are the similarities and differences between Corporate Development and Sell-Side in terms of experience?

    There are countless articles regarding the buy side vs. sell side in terms of similarities and differences. What about between corp dev and sell-side? Corp-dev meaning that you work on deals for the company itself and underwrite your own deals and sell-si ...

    8 comments - 3 silver bananas - Nov 30 2018 - 1:00am -

  14. Corporate Development Perspective: Deal Frequency vs Deal Size??

    Hi all! In an effort to keep this as brief as possible, I wanted to get opinions on Corporate Development roles with a particular focus on the transactional functions of said roles. If possible, I'd love insight from individuals who've had exper ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 5 2017 - 8:10pm -

  15. Corporate Finance to Corporate Development/Strategy Role Long Term

    I'm new to WSO and have enjoyed reading through all the forums. They've been a big help for me in defining my career goals. I am currently in the process of applying to Top 15 business schools. Career wise I am very interested in working in corp ...

    20 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 5 2014 - 3:00am -

  16. Nine Months of Soul-Crushing Unemployment- Advice Needed

    Hi all, About nine months ago, I was let go from my first post-grad position at a small RIA (a story that I shared here previously). I've since met up with my former boss a few times, and he confirmed that my position was eliminated- they haven' ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 12 2018 - 7:06pm -

  17. Tips on preparing for a corporate development/strategic business development role

    I recently received an offer to join a 4 person corp dev/strat biz team at a $3B public company. I read up on recent news and scanned the 10k before the interview, but now that I got the role, what how else would you prep? I have a full week off between q ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2015 - 8:02pm -

  18. Do Corp Dev teams use LBO valuation?

    lbo models are ubiquitous in PE--the sponsor's trying to lever up and then exit in reasonable time frame. Question: is LBO valuation used in corporate development as valuation methodology? For instance if you're looking at a target and want to f ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 8 2016 - 10:34pm -

  19. Question re: Transitioning from IB to Corp Dev

    Hope that everyone is well. I was looking to move to corporate development after spending a few years here in banking. I have a few interviews upcoming and just wanted to get a sense of a few things from folks who had been through the process-- 1) Was the ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 20 2018 - 2:00pm -

  20. Corp. Dev. vs. MM IB?

    This is a throwaway account since I'm a regular poster but want to be anonymous. Graduating from a target soon. I recently got an offer for an active corporate development team at a large energy company (think SLB/HAL/PAA/KMI/EOG/COP). It's a st ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 21 2016 - 8:21pm -

  21. IBD Associate (TMT) vs Corp Dev Associate (Tech/Media)

    tl;dr: Assessing career next steps. Pros / cons of IBD associate vs. Corp dev. Like many of you, I've been following WSO over the years and am in need of some advice. I've done 3 years of banking and am now thinking about next steps for my caree ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 7 2016 - 12:57pm -

  22. Best way to prepare for second-round corp dev interview?

    I have a second-round interview with a corporate development director later this week. The first-round interview was with an associate, and it involved basic merger model questions. The interview is for a fairly small firm, but I want to be prepared nonet ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 3 2016 - 5:00pm -

  23. Hedge Fund MO to B-School

    Curious how a MO role (i.e. corporate dev., investor relations, etc.) at a top HF (i.e. Citadel, Bridgewater, etc.) coming out of undergrad will place in top 10 b-schools in ~2 years. End goal after MBA does not involve FO or the finance industry in gener ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 26 2017 - 5:02pm -

  24. Equity Research to Corp Dev- Is it possible to make this switch?

    After working as an equity research associate for a couple of years, is it possible to exit into a corp development role at one of the companies in your coverage universe? Is it a viable exit strategy for someone in ER? exit opportunities Equity Research ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 11 2016 - 2:45pm -

  25. Upcoming Corporate Development(M&A) Internship Phone Interview

    I have an upcoming phone interview for a corporate development internship position doing M&A work. This is for a company in the industrials sector. I'm coming from an accounting background and have an MBA. Just wanted to know if anyone has had ex ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 8 2017 - 11:20am -

  26. Salary and timeline of a Financial Advisor?

    Hey all, I was wondering if anyone can share some insight on what the starting salary and career progression looks like starting off as a financial advisor at a bulge bracket like MS or JPM. I recently just graduated this summer after having to take one c ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 12 2017 - 3:58pm -

  27. Corp. Dev. or IFC

    Wondering if I can get any input on my current situation. About to wrap up my IB program. I have an offer for a Fortune 500 Corp. Dev. role and possibility to land a role with IFC Investment Analyst role? Should I pursue the ICF role or just pass since th ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2015 - 11:37am -

  28. break into HF from corporate development?

    Is it possible to break into hedge fund from corporate development (strategic planning) role? I think I can learn a lot about the sector by working in strategic planning, but will lack financial modeling experience. My background: 28, single, living in Da ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 14 2015 - 1:33pm -

  29. Buy Side to Corporate Development?

    Hi there, How often/possible/easy is it to switch from buy side (I have hedge fund & long-only experience) to tech corporate development (ie GOOGL/FB/not startup?) Background: I'm currently at a fund managing $2-5bn, around 1/5th of the book is m ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2016 - 4:50am -

  30. IB-> PE-> Corporate Dev / M&A

    Hello all, I've done 3 years in banking and 2 years in private equity and have an outstanding offer to join a well-respected F500 public company in my industry vertical this summer. I'm pretty over working 90+ hours a week, but I enjoy doing dea ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2016 - 5:55pm -

  31. Corporate Development Offer- Should I still Try for IB?

    Hi Everyone, I interviewed with an F500 and got an offer as a Corporate Development Transaction Analyst- apparently the work involves pricing and shaping engagements, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, etc. I'm coming from B4 Audit and was origin ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 7 2015 - 11:56am -

  32. Value of an MBA IB Internship for CD

    Hi All, I want to gather opinions on the value of an internship at a boutique investment bank, specifically on whether it will help me transition into corporate development. My background is in consulting and I will be returning back to my previous employ ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 18 2015 - 2:02am -

  33. Optum/UnitedHealth Group Corporate Development- M&A analyst

    Does anybody know if UnitedHealth Group corporate development is worth pursuing? Some of the top finance students at my school have gone there the last couple of years, but I'm not sure if I should target that role or IBD. Would it limit me to health ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 10 2015 - 12:52am -

  34. From the "Hood" to IBD

    After a couple of Goose Island Pale Ale's, and waiting for the Hawks game to be over, I have decided to write my "success" story on this forum. Over the past couple of years, I've spent my time lurking WallStreetOasis, picking up impor ...

    6 comments - 3 silver bananas - Dec 26 2016 - 11:09pm -

  35. Private Equity the long way

    Everyone here talks about PE after the analyst program, and that's understood given most of the people are maybe 2 or 3 years removed from underdgrad. But what about the long way if you've missed the bus in PE? I'm 10 years out of my analys ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 30 2017 - 9:19pm -

  36. Corporate Development- worth the paycut / lateral salary move (london)?

    Hi guys Background- Big 4 Audit followed by close to 3 years in Strategic Finance Analyst role in leading corporate. Currently on 60k PS and most likely going to get bumped to 65k in Dec but high chance to 70k & promotion to Manager role. Exploring Co ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 17 2018 - 3:15am -

  37. Corporate Development Crash Course for a Lawyer

    Hi all, Thought I'd reach out to the those of us that have reached the "grey haired" levels of Corporate Development (or even PE for that matter) re a rather challenging "training" situation that has presented itself. I'm loo ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 26 2016 - 10:51pm -

  38. Accenture Corp Dev Analyst- (Any input welcome!)

    Hi everyone, I recently was just informed that I've made it to the second round (in-person) interviews for the Accenture Corporate Development and Transaction Services Analyst position at Accenture. To that end, I have 2 questions: 1) I was told that ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 26 2016 - 5:41pm -

  39. Post MBA Corporate Development and Strategy Salaries in Tier 2 cities?

    After a top 25 MBA (non-M7), what range would you expect to receive with a f500 company in a non nyc /sf city, such as Charlotte? corporate development ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 28 2015 - 12:50am -

  40. Where would you start in building out an FP&A and Strategy team?

    Hi all, I've recently started as a Sr. Financial Analyst reporting to the CFO of a global business unit, which does $300M in sales. At the moment it's just me and the CFO. He is also fairly new to the role (previously Controller in another BU). ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 7 2015 - 3:35pm -

  41. Finance/Accounting Jobs Outside of IB in Canada

    I was wondering if anyone knew what jobs outside IB looked like in Canada. Toronto overall has less of a finance scene than NY so I had a few questions. 1- What finance related job do most people go into besides banking in Canada? 2- What's PE, HF, P ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 6 2018 - 12:28pm -

  42. AMA- Movement in Finance: How to Lateral Into, Between and Out of Investment Banking

    Hello All! This AMA is intended to address all of your questions about getting into, moving around within, and how to get out of Investment Banking. There are similarities and nuanced differences for trying to break into banking as an experienced professi ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2015 - 9:41pm -

  43. Corporate Development Questions

    What are some of the top and well known corporate development programs? Also is this kind of thing possible after undergrad or does it usually require consulting or banking or MBA first? corporate development ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2014 - 2:12am -

  44. What Would You Choose Out of Undergrad?

    If you had an IBD analyst offer from a "Pipar Jeffray, Baird, or William Blair " type bank and a Corporate Development (M&A) analyst offer from a Fortune 250 firm in a growing industry, which would you take and why? ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 27 2014 - 1:25pm -

  45. Boutique IB vs Big 4 Advisory for Corp Dev

    Between a IBD role at well known regional boutique and a advisory role at PwC /EY- which one would you choose if you wanted to get into corporate strategy/development? The regional boutique is focused on the industry I would like to do corp dev work in. T ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 2 2014 - 9:54pm -

  46. Direct start in Corporate Development after graduating?

    Hey Guys, I'm currently doing an internship in the Corporate Development (M&A) of a big tech company. I already did internships at BB in M&A before and I'm about to graduate from university with a MSc in Finance. My plan was to start aft ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 22 2014 - 5:35am -

  47. Corporate Development vs Continuing into IBD

    Hello, I have been in banking for a few years now and have the opportunity to join a corporate dev team really well respected in a niche chemical industry. My only worry is what happens if it doesn't go well? Am I then stuck in that industry? Thanks! ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 11 2019 - 2:55am -

  48. Corporate Development and Transaction Services or Controllers?

    Hey guys, I have two job offers i'm trying to decide between by Saturday One is a transaction services position with a Big 4 that would be in a major US city. It pays more and has better benefits. I also think it would be good exposure to M&A tra ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2017 - 12:45pm -

  49. Is this role as good as it sounds?

    Hey guys, thanks in advance for your input. I currently have the option to switch from Big 4 Audit to M&A (Financial Due Diligence). I've always wanted to switch to FDD due to the nature of the work being more exciting than audit; however, it was ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 26 2019 - 5:51pm -

  50. Advice needed: Corporate Development (F500) to MBA

    Context: I currently work in firm/corporate strategy at a top BB (GS/MS) and deciding between multiple Corporate Development role offers at F500 financial services firms (think Paypal/Visa/Square). My long term goal is to apply to a top-10 b-school after ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 12 2019 - 11:54am -

  51. Exit Opps From Federal Transaction Services

    Hey everyone, got a quick question. I have a job offer from a well known consulting firm for a position that has a fancy name (Transaction Services/Corporate Development Analyst) but is essentially a pricing role that helps structure and shape deals/bids ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2016 - 3:26pm -

  52. Equity component of offer not being honored. What to do?

    Monkeys, i'm roughly 4 months into a new gig in a corp dev leadership position at a public MLP. for privacy's sake, i won't be relaying any of the details on the title or shop. this isn't an issue yet, but my new company is taking thei ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2016 - 3:54pm -

  53. Is this Analyst role considered Corp Dev or FP&A

    I am looking at a Strategic Finance job posting. Position is for a large healthcare company. Says it will involve Strategic Finance/Projects/Treasury/Budgeting/Forecasting and Modeling at the Corporate level. Is this more FP&A, treasury, or M&A /C ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2016 - 10:31am -

  54. Non-MBA Exit Corp Dev/Strategy

    Yo, currently working at an economic consulting firm and was lucky enough to lateral into a corp dev analyst opportunity. I have a Masters in Finance and about 3 years worth of experience and will be starting as an analyst at this firm. They are a S&P ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 12 2018 - 5:58pm -

  55. IB/Research to Corp Strat/Dev

    Quick question wanted to run by everyone if possible. I spent some time in investment banking particularly in one industry (1-3 years experience) and now am working in equity research with a top ranked analyst in a subsection of that same industry. I made ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 3 2018 - 9:22pm -

  56. Anyone in TMT Biz Dev / Corp Strat / Corp Dev?

    Thanks. Corporate Strategy business development media TMT corporate development ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2014 - 8:18pm -

  57. Prudential- Corp Dev / M&A

    Has anyone worked with this group before? They reached out to me a couple of weeks ago, trying to see if it's worth a discussion. Anyone have a sense of their culture, work / life style and balance, compensation, and overall the group itself? prudent ...

    3 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 2 2018 - 10:27am -

  58. is this a corporate development job?

    My background is mainly in finance/accounting roles with F500 companies. Hold bachelors degree in finance plus MBA / CPA. I came across the job below which interests me, but it isn't clear to me whether this role falls within Business Development, Co ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 15 2017 - 8:03am -

  59. Career Progression: Strategy Consulting to MBA to?

    So this is more of a vent than a specific question, but would really appreciate hearing what others have to say, especially from those who feel similarly after working in strategy. Background: I studied Industrial Engineering at a top public UG, have been ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2017 - 1:26am -

  60. Unrealistic Acquisition Execution Expectations

    Hello all, I currently work for the M&A team of a fast growing F500 company (growth largely result of acquisitions). I love where I work. However, recently a PE group reached out to me about an opportunity to manage the corporate development of one of ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2016 - 9:24pm -

  61. Corp Strategy/Dev Rotation (Fortune 200) or Big 4 Strategy Consulting (FS Focus) (Want to do PE, VC, or MBB)

    Fellas/Ladies, Context: I'm from a non target school I have experience in corporate strategy, IB, and Management Consulting Long term I want to do PE, VC, or MBB I've recently received offers from a global fortune 200 company doing a Corp Strate ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2015 - 3:38pm -

  62. Corporate Development Interview Process

    Hi, I was curious what the interview process for corporate development typically entails. I see sometimes there is a modeling test, sometimes not. Typically is the modeling test accretion /dilution, building a stand-alone operating model, or something els ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 3 2015 - 11:30am -

  63. Transfering from DCM to Corp Fin vs. climbing CorpFin ladder

    Long story short, I'm about to be a senior in college at a non-target and one day want to work in Corp Development for a big company (f500 or close to it). Wanting to hedge my options if the IBD connections I have fizzle out. HYPOTHETICAL Supposing I ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2015 - 10:52am -

  64. In-house M&A internship

    Hi guys I was wondering if someone here has any experience or knowledge of corporate development. I'm currently working in consulting and I've been offered an in-house/internal M&A intern role in London for a corporate group that owns a port ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2015 - 6:11pm -

  65. Top Schools for Corporate Strategy/Development?

    The top schools for Corporate Strategy and Corporate Development are generally considered to be the M7 schools. Outside of the M7, it becomes more difficult to find Corp Strat/Dev roles. Are any of the top 20 outside of the M7 that are better or worse tha ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 14 2014 - 2:11pm -

  66. Venture capital vs corporate development exit opportunities

    I'm a junior investment banker who's currently trying to decide between an exit opportunity in the corporate development & strategy team at a F500 financial services firm (modelling, strategic projects, M&A) or an analyst role in a small ...

    2 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 20 2018 - 7:02pm -

  67. Corporate development vs. venture capital exit opportunities

    I'm a junior investment banker who's currently trying to decide between an exit opportunity in the corporate development & strategy team at a F500 financial services firm (modelling, strategic projects, M&A) or an analyst role in a small ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 20 2018 - 6:57pm -

  68. Private Equity vs. Corporate Development

    Ability to "Keep Doors Open": Private Equity--have seen plenty of PE? Corporate transfers, but am not aware of Corporate? PE transfers / Corporate Development--would imagine the role could transfer nicely to other high growth companies, but don& ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 15 2018 - 11:45pm -

  69. Start career in Corporate Development or as M&A advisor at IB?

    Currently, I have 2 offers on the table: 1 role as CD analyst at a multinational and 1 as M&A Analyst at a respected M&A boutique (Big4 competitor). I just finished a 4 months internship as Analyst at an M&A boutique. Its my goal to eventually ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 15 2018 - 3:47am -

  70. Starting in a corporate development rotation- resources to develop knowledge prior to starting

    I am currently in a FLDP and have the opportunity to do a rotation in corporate development- M&A next May. My previous rotations have been in FP&A and I had studied accounting in school, therefore I have no experience or knowledge about M&A. I ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 5 2017 - 12:52pm -

  71. Retail Stockbroker Intern at Major Brokerage and JP Morgan Corp dev Analyst intern, for getting into Asset/IM or inst. sales

    I have recently been offered a 1 month internship with a retail stockbrokerage major one in London and it is voluntary but if I meet the OTE than I will get a full time offer. I have also been given an offer for the JP Morgan Corporate analyst development ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 15 2016 - 10:07am -

  72. Value of an IB Internship for Corporate Development

    Hi All, I want to gather opinions on the value of an internship at a boutique investment bank, specifically on whether it will help me transition into corporate development. My background is in consulting and I will be returning back to my previous employ ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 18 2015 - 2:04am -

  73. Corp Dev Salary Expectation for Non-NYC/SF Cities

    After 2 years of MM banking (non-EB), what would you expect to make as a corporate development analyst? I have seen threads discuss close to 6 figures, but is that mainly for NYC /SF? I am thinking of cities like Phoenix, Austin, Dallas, and Denver. corpo ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2015 - 11:52pm -

  74. CorpDev for smaller vs larger firm

    Hi there, I'm a CorpDev manager working for one of the largest corporations in my industry (think top 30 worldwide), my branch is focusing on international expansion (a couple of countries in my coverage). Despite I have the fancy title I'v got ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 26 2014 - 4:37am -

  75. Is there any value in getting an MBA if going from PE-> Corporate Development?

    I'm a PE associate looking at transitioning out of the industry in the next couple of years or so and am looking at corporate development opportunities. Is there a difference in advancement, base pay etc. if I were to go directly from PE to industry ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 23 2014 - 10:15pm -

  76. SFA @ f500 in SF vs. Corp Dev @ LMM in suburbs

    Deleted Have the option to move to either: 1. Sr Analyst role at glo deleted Elisha s Pls advise Snzjbx corporate development f500 No Yes 170305 302723 389764 404958 200173 ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jun 10 2019 - 3:29pm -

  77. TMT Corp Dev to HF or PE? Am I Insane?

    Hey Guys- Wondering if I'm completely insane here or just stupid. I've been working in Large Cap TMT companies in a variety of roles for the past decade: Corp Dev, Biz Dev, marketing, management consulting, analytics. Past few years, I took the ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jun 3 2019 - 10:50pm -

  78. Strategy for asking for a job (from CD)

    Just was curious, how folks went about asking about potential roles with firms they interacted with. In my current role (Corp Dev), we do get inbounds from decent banks and some interesting PE firms. I'm curious if there was a way that some people ha ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - May 6 2019 - 7:59pm -

  79. HF analyst to Corp Dev/PE-- how to make up for lack of transaction/operations experience?

    Hey guys, what's good? I'm currently an analyst at a fundamental L/S HF in Asia. I'm lucky enough to have the opportunity to transition into the internal PE group of one of the major conglomerates here. Though I've been able to analyze ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 18 2019 - 6:24am -

  80. Corporate Development Case- Pitch an Acquisition

    I have a final round with a large software company for their corporate development arm. Historically they have acquired smaller companies for tech/talent. They gave me a week to create a short PowerPoint presentation describing trends in the industry and ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Feb 4 2019 - 7:28pm -

  81. Corporate Strategy/Development in Europe/UK

    Might seem premature, but the idea of a Corporate Development/Strategy job really interests me. I'll be joining a BB as an IBD FT analyst in summer 2019 in London, I was just wondering how common these jobs are in London/Europe? I've only ever s ...

    1 comment - 2 silver bananas - Dec 13 2018 - 5:09pm -

  82. Forensics--> Valuations--> Corporate Finance?

    I wanted to get people's opinions on potential career progression. I'm currently an associate at a Big4 in the forensics practice. I really love some of the work, but at the same time hate some of the work (compliance, look backs, etc.). I' ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Dec 5 2018 - 11:21am -

  83. Corporate Development at BB

    Hey everyone, Long-time reader of the forum. Does anyone have information on Corporate Development at Bulge Brackets? What is the comp like, how are hours, what's salary/career progression, etc. I've read a lot of posts regarding corporate devel ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Oct 23 2018 - 3:50pm -

  84. [cross-post] Corporate Development- worth the paycut / lateral salary move (london)?

    [reposting from CF forum for more visibility/appropriatness] Hi guys Background- Big 4 Audit followed by close to 3 years in Strategic Finance Analyst role in leading corporate. Currently on 60k PS and most likely going to get bumped to 65k in Dec but hig ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Oct 18 2018 - 7:13am -

  85. Sophomore Internship Opportunity- Corp Dev at Canadian Big 3 Telecom Company?

    Hi WSO, was wondering if I could get some insight on a potential summer 2019 internship. I'm a sophmore at a Canadian target who worked in FP&A at a Big 3 Canadian telecommunications company (Rogers, Bell, Telus), and have the opportunity to late ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Oct 10 2018 - 9:08pm -

  86. Between a Rock and a Hard Place

    Avid reader here. Many thanks to the community for the insight, advice, and laughs. I'm stuck between a rock and a hard place. I recently graduated with a BS / MBA from a non target with a 3.8/3.97 (full ride if it matters). I thought accounting woul ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Sep 18 2018 - 10:11pm -

  87. No Direction: At a crossroads, where my next move will either make me or break me.

    I graduated undergrad from a non-target public university, Magna Cum Laude, 5 years ago. Last month I received my CFA designation. While the majority of my peers are now in managerial positions, I recently took a job as a senior analyst in a back office f ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jul 24 2018 - 3:28pm -

  88. BB PWM Analyst exit opps?

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