Displaying 101 of 105 results

  1. Search Results

  2. Corporate development during recessions

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    How is the corporate development function of company generally viewed during recessions? Do companies generally layoff a significant portion of the CD team if deals are halted or does the CD team pivot to assist in other special projects? corporate develo ...

    24 comments20 Aug 2019 -

  3. AMA- Corporate Development & Strategy

    Corporate Finance, Development and 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 ...

    40 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  4. AMA- Top Tech / Media Corporate Development Associate

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments21 Feb 2017 -

  5. Got Corp Dev Offer- Compensation?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments12 Jun 2018 -

  6. 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 comments17 May 2017 -

  7. 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 comments11 Dec 2018 -

  8. 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 comments10 Nov 2014 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments27 Sep 2017 -

  10. 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 comments12 Sep 2015 -

  11. Corporate Development Recruiting

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments19 Jan 2017 -

  12. 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 ...

    10 comments30 Nov 2018 -

  13. Walmart Finance Development Program

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments3 Aug 2014 -

  14. Corporate Development Interview F500, any tips?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments11 Jan 2018 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments5 Sep 2014 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments5 Sep 2017 -

  17. 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 comments7 Apr 2015 -

  18. Do Corp Dev teams use LBO valuation?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments8 Mar 2016 -

  19. 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 comments12 Dec 2018 -

  20. Running a Corp Dev Team With No Formal Corp Dev Experience

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Just landed a VP of Corp Dev role at a PortCo of the MF that I just left. The challenge is that I've only done 2 years at a BB and 2 years at an MF, so I have 0 Corp Dev experience beyond doing a couple add-ons in PE. Thankfully I have some industry ...

    6 comments1 Sep 2019 -

  21. Corp. Dev. vs. MM IB?

    Job Search Advice

    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 comments21 Jan 2016 -

  22. Question re: Transitioning from IB to Corp Dev

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments20 Jun 2018 -

  23. 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 comments7 Nov 2016 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments3 May 2016 -

  25. 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 comments11 Sep 2016 -

  26. Hedge Fund MO to B-School

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments26 Mar 2017 -

  27. 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 comments8 Feb 2017 -

  28. Corp. Dev. or IFC

    Investment Banking

    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 comments9 Apr 2015 -

  29. 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 comments14 Mar 2015 -

  30. 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 comments12 Sep 2017 -

  31. Buy Side to Corporate Development?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments2 Apr 2016 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments14 Feb 2016 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 ...

    8 comments10 May 2015 -

  34. 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 comments7 May 2015 -

  35. 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 comments18 Nov 2015 -

  36. Are Corp Dev Careers dead-ends?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hi guys, I've got 3 years of experience in private equity and corporate development at a start-up (fund raising) and I'm looking to go into a larger MNC that does corporate development. A recruiter signalled to me that corp dev careers tend to h ...

    4 comments6 Nov 2019 -

  37. From the "Hood" to IBD

    WSO Success Stories

    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 comments26 Dec 2016 -

  38. 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 ...

    6 comments26 May 2016 -

  39. 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 comments30 Mar 2017 -

  40. 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 comments17 Oct 2018 -

  41. Corporate Development Crash Course for a Lawyer

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments26 Jan 2016 -

  42. 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 Salary ...

    5 comments28 May 2015 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments7 May 2015 -

  44. 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 comments2 Mar 2015 -

  45. Corporate Development Questions

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments9 Dec 2014 -

  46. 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 comments27 Nov 2014 -

  47. 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 comments2 Oct 2014 -

  48. Direct start in Corporate Development after graduating?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments22 Sep 2014 -

  49. 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 comments6 Feb 2018 -

  50. Corporate Development and Transaction Services or Controllers?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments28 Apr 2017 -

  51. 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 comments11 Jun 2019 -

  52. 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 comments5 Apr 2016 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments1 Apr 2016 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments16 Mar 2016 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 ...

    3 comments6 May 2019 -

  56. Is this role as good as it sounds?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments26 Mar 2019 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments12 Feb 2019 -

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

    4 comments17 Nov 2014 -

  59. Non-MBA Exit Corp Dev/Strategy

    Corporate Finance, Development and 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 comments12 Nov 2018 -

  60. IB/Research to Corp Strat/Dev

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments3 Oct 2018 -

  61. Prudential- Corp Dev / M&A

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments2 Jun 2018 -

  62. is this a corporate development job?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments15 Oct 2017 -

  63. 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 comments27 Apr 2017 -

  64. 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 comments10 May 2016 -

  65. 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 comments1 Dec 2015 -

  66. Corporate Development Interview Process

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments3 Nov 2015 -

  67. 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 comments31 Aug 2015 -

  68. In-house M&A internship

    Investment Banking

    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 comments7 Mar 2015 -

  69. 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 comments14 Apr 2014 -

  70. 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 ...

    2 comments3 Jun 2019 -

  71. 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 comments20 Nov 2018 -

  72. Corporate development vs. venture capital exit opportunities

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments20 Nov 2018 -

  73. 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 comments15 May 2018 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments15 Jan 2018 -

  75. 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 comments5 Nov 2017 -

  76. 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 comments15 Feb 2016 -

  77. Value of an IB Internship for Corporate Development

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comments18 Nov 2015 -

  78. 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 comments5 Apr 2015 -

  79. 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 comments26 Nov 2014 -

  80. 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 comments23 Jun 2014 -

  81. Database of interview questions from Experian, as well as compensation figures...

    16 Oct 2019

  82. Transferable skills of corporate development professionals

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    What do you think are the skills that a corporate development ("CD") professional have that are transferable/easily assimilated into other functions or roles (such as buy-side investment funds, FP&A, investment bankers, value-creation, etc)? ...

    1 comment4 Sep 2019 -

  83. Long-time poster here. I've definitely seen threads like this before for banking/ PE but don't think I've come across one for corp dev. My background is asset management---> boutique banking and I'll be starting a new corporate deve ...

    1 comment1 Jul 2019 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Deleted Have the option to move to either: 1. Sr Analyst role at glo deleted Elisha s Pls advise Snzjbx corporate development f500 ...

    1 comment10 Jun 2019 -

  85. 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 comment18 Mar 2019 -

  86. Corporate Development Case- Pitch an Acquisition

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comment4 Feb 2019 -

  87. 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 comment13 Dec 2018 -

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

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    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 comment5 Dec 2018 -

  89. Corporate Development at BB

    Investment Banking

    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 comment23 Oct 2018 -

  90. [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 comment18 Oct 2018 -

  91. 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 comment10 Oct 2018 -

  92. 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 comment18 Sep 2018 -

  93. 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 comment24 Jul 2018 -

  94. BB PWM Analyst exit opps?

    Job Search Advice

    I've been a PWM Analyst for 3 years (BB, big city). Graduated with a finance degree from a target school. I'm moving to a smaller city in the Midwest for personal reasons (think Milwaukee, Detroit, STL). Ideally, I'd like to use this as an ...

    1 comment6 Jun 2018 -

  95. Corp Dev Salary for Mid-level Employee in HCOL Market

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Going through salary negotiations so wanted to get your all's latest thoughts on Corp Dev comp. I've read most of the related topics over the past few years and I know it's a wide range- just want to make sure my head is in the right ballpa ...

    1 comment23 Apr 2018 -

  96. Ended up with a few offers from top MMs and signed with one (shops like HLHZ, HW, Blair). I'm pretty happy with the firm, but concerned about exit opps since its not BB. While I'm somewhat interested in PE after this stint, I'm more interes ...

    1 comment12 Jan 2018 -

  97. Corporate development > Product Management?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Been working in corporate development & strategy (work on both deals and corporate strategy) in a mid-cap publicly traded company for approximately three years. I am going to have the opportunity to make the move to product management if I so desire. ...

    1 comment16 Oct 2017 -

  98. Interview with in-house strategy team

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hi everyone, I have an upcoming interview with the corporate development and strategy team of Bloomberg. Has anybody interviewed there before? If so, what type of questions do they ask? behavioral? technical finance questions? case study? It would be grea ...

    3 Oct 2016 -

  99. Starting corporate development internship

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    defweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee corporate development ...

    1 comment10 Feb 2017 -

  100. Hello Everyone, I am Emerging Market Chimp from MENA region. I graduated from top college in my country with 3.3+ GPA. I've worked with some startups during my education. After graduation, I've worked for an early stage PE for a year. Then, i st ...

    19 Jun 2016 -

  101. Hey how do you guys compare the two role? My goal is to get into IB / PE after 2-3 years Corp Dev (M&A) Pro: Senior Manager role so 2nd senior in the team. Large deal volume and thus good transaction experience Interaction with IB /Lawyer/Internal Sen ...

    3 Jun 2016 -

Pages