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  2. DCM Path

    I'm interested in going into DCM. Yes, I understand that it usually comes with a sacrifice in regards to exit opps. Any insight on whether or not the "path" of going into DCM is any different than it would be for M&A? Tips on internship ...

    34 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jan 7 2018 - 5:45pm -

  3. Technical Questions for DCM Interviews

    Hi, I am a rising junior and I am going to apply for DCM Internship positions for 2015. I am an econ/math major and I definitely lake background in finance compared to peers who've taken a course such as Investments and Fixed Income & Derivatives ...

    84 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 2:23pm -

  4. Morgan Stanley Global Capital Markets 1st Round Interview

    I have a 1st round interview with this group tomorrow for their 2015 SA Program. In addition to knowing fundamental banking technicals and IPOs, is there anything else that I should be focusing on? Any advice/insight on this would be much appreciated. Inv ...

    40 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:46pm -

  5. ECM vs. DCM- Specialties of IB?

    If there is anyone here, can you elaborate on these specialties of IB? I haven't really gotten any thorough explanations of the functions which DCM carries out within an Investment Bank. I have a somewhat better understanding of ECM which is why I cu ...

    49 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2018 - 1:45pm -

  6. Global Capital Markets- Exit opps?

    Can someone tell me about Global Capital Markets? What are the work, pay, and hours like? Exit opps for ECM vs. DCM vs. Derivatives? DCM ECM GCM ...

    65 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:33pm -

  7. Got into DCM, now what?

    Hi guys (and gals), I ve managed to get a switch from corporate banking to bulge bracket bank (EU) DCM origination team (which I am very happy about). Would anybody have any suggestions on: Any literature which would help me get started? (I was already wo ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2018 - 6:58pm -

  8. Made it to a Bulge Bracket Bank

    Great news. I finally landed a spot in DCM for the leveraged finance team of a very prestigious BB on the street. I literally started from the bottom, working my way up, and have been working at a mid-size to small boutique firm for the past year and a ha ...

    17 comments - 9 silver bananas - May 16 2017 - 2:03pm -

  9. DCM- considering moving from M&A

    Just want to hear your views on DCM and why it ISN'T a great career choice? I am working for a major bank in London and am considering moving to DCM (not sure which area as yet) from M&A. The way I see it: Closer to the markets, so more interesti ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:36pm -

  10. Just signed offer letter joining ECM group at a BB..feeling miserable..

    So I just got my offer letter to join ECM group at a BB that expired today, and I sent it in. It was my only offer despite numerous attempts at networking along the way. I feel like this offer is worthless and I'll never get to where I want to be (HF ...

    34 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 23 2014 - 9:56pm -

  11. DCM and LevFin in Canada

    Hi guys, I'm really interested in Debt Capital Markets and Leveraged Finance in Canada and I was wondering if you guys could give any insight about it. How big are the teams for each, comp, exit ops, etc? I assume mostly the Big5 banks have teams in ...

    14 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jan 28 2018 - 10:17pm -

  12. The truth about Capital Markets in IBD

    OK, so according to everyone, DCM or ECM is the worst product group in IBD. Modeling is minimum, no exit opportunity, bad bonus, little pay, no respect with other IBD peers, etc.... If you are in DCM at a BB, should you aim to try to lateral before your 2 ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:51pm -

  13. Understanding the Investment Banking industry

    Hi All! I've been on the forum for a while, haven't contirbuted much and have more-often-than-knot been latently absorbing the knowledge from others. All of this great info has nevertheless left me a bit confused about the industry and the assoc ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2016 - 11:09am -

  14. Books for interview prep in debt capital markets (at least capital markets related)

    Hi I am currently applying to various banks to land a full-time offer or a trainee position in the field of debt capital markets. Therefore I am looking for some interview prep books which cover the relevant material, especially HOW something is done in r ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:13pm -

  15. Debt Capital Markets- Junior level people

    Does anyone know what junior level people within the DCM department does? A summary would be very nice. Thanks. DCM Debt Capital Markets ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:33pm -

  16. DCM vs. FLDP

    Interested in doing IB long term (maybe PE at some point, not sure though). Would doing an FLDP at a F500 MM FI or DCM for a BB at a regional office be a better stepping stone to get there? DCM ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2015 - 11:44am -

  17. Big 4 (Corp Fin) vs. DCM... steps towards PE/top MBA in a few years?

    ... big 4 DCM ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2010 - 11:03pm -

  18. PE/HF the dream

    Hi Guys, Currently have a FT lined up at BB in EMEA DCM FIG, (think GS, MS, RBS) having completed SA at MM PE shop think (KKR, CVC, 3i), but debating whether to accept FICC trading offer at PWM boutique specialising in EU CDS arb. What are your thoughts r ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2011 - 2:39pm -

  19. Core Skills- DCM (Commercial Bank)

    Hi guys, I'm looking for some advice regarding DCM as I've got an interview for an internship next week. It's for a commercial bank in Australia, which for reference sake, have institutional/corporate banking teams, but predominantly focus ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2014 - 1:05am -

  20. DCM to MM PE

    What kind of exit opps with MM PE firms can I expect after spending several years in DCM (analyst program and associate if opportunity is there) with a MM in the mid Atlantic region (Philly)? Dealing mostly with investment grade debt but also some high-yi ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 4 2014 - 1:34pm -

  21. S&T FT 2010 Resume

    Here's the first draft of my resume. Wasn't really sure what type of stuff to emphasize in work experience since I haven't seen any capital markets group resumes here. As for putting education after work experience, I wanted to emphasize th ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2009 - 7:14pm -

  22. From Associate DCM to M&A/Coverage Analyst- Crazy?

    ...................................................delete.................................................. DCM IBD lateral associate analyst coverage group acquisition m&a ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2018 - 3:06pm -

  23. DCM- On The Job Insights

    Hi, I am hoping some experienced folk on this forum could provide me with some deep insights into the DCM world. I have recently just read the Pearl & Rosenbaum book on valuation, it's very insightful but I feel it is heavily geared towards the E ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 2 2017 - 8:06am -

  24. Swedish student aiming for London/Singapore/NYC

    Would love to receive any criticism regarding my resume. Swedes are usually "mediocre" in their description of themselves and/or their activities. In banking this seems to be kind of contra productive. Grades are only pass / pass with distinctio ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 20 2011 - 3:49pm -

  25. DCM- Institutional Loans

    Hey- I was wondering whether this group is more interesting than, or the same as other DCM groups. The one I'm referring to is CIBC. I'm sure it would be better to work at Citi DCM or BAML. But generally speaking, will you get more modeling expe ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2016 - 7:15pm -

  26. JPMorgan Interview Frequent Borrowers

    Hey guys, I need a little help. I have an upcoming interview with JPMorgan, London for the Frequent Borrowers desk (Full-time). I have interned within DCM before so I know a bit about Origination. But specifically, what all products would this desk be dea ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2010 - 6:59am -

  27. Differences between senior and subordinate debt

    Hi, Could anyone please explain the difference between the senior and subordinate debt? I have Debt Capital Markets (DCM) interview tomorrow so I would appreciate if you can tell me any other interview questions and answers that I should be prepared for. ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2014 - 5:01pm -

  28. HELP: MS GCM vs JPM Investment Management

    Hi everyone, I have been fortunate enough to receive summer internship offers form MS Global Capital Markets (ECM / DCM) and JPM Investment Management. It's for their US Equity Behavioral Finance Fund with around $20bn under management. For more deta ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2014 - 1:43am -

  29. DCM fees?

    Do corporate debt and municipal debt have different fees? So if Walmart issues $1b in bonds and California does as well, does corporate have a much higher underwriter's discount typically? I know that tax exempt debt has an average fee of $5.50 ish p ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 9 2015 - 4:07pm -

  30. Why is DCM/ECM not as good?

    I'm kind of curious as to why people dislike DCM and ECM groups so much on these boards. Are the exit opps not as good/are the groups just overall not as impressive as Goldman TMT or something? Maybe my perception is wrong, but I'm basing this o ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 29 2010 - 12:15pm -

  31. Who advices companies on "optimal capital structure"- ECM/DCM?

    If its either of the two would they not have a vested interest? is there another group in banks that helps companies decide the kind of capital to raise? DCM ECM ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 22 2010 - 6:54am -

  32. Sterne Agee DCM internship or Goldman Sachs operations?

    I'm a junior in college making an extremely important decision for my future. I come from a non-target school, and it was a miracle that I got an interview and then an offer from GS in Salt Lake City. On the contrary, Sterne Agee recruits from my sch ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2015 - 1:59am -

  33. DCM Exit Opps help

    What kind of exit opps are typically available after a 3 year analyst program in DCM group at non-BB but reputable firm? PE or HF? Transfer divisions? DCM exit opp advice IB ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 4 2015 - 1:44pm -

  34. DCM Analyst Interview at Credit Agricole CIB

    I was wondering if anyone has experience interviewing with Credit Agricole CIB for a DCM analyst position. I was looking around and didn't really find much on Glassdoor for CA CIB. The best I found was just reading up on DCM on mergers and inquisitio ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2012 - 9:43pm -

  35. Capital Markets Hours

    Does anyone know what kind of hours does the Capital Markets division have? Lets say I'll be on the ECM /Credit Derivatives/Asset Finance desk at a BB over the summer. Are the hours more like IBD or S&T? DCM ECM capital markets ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 11 2009 - 3:33pm -

  36. Corp treasury to DCM?

    Is Corp treasury to DCM an unreasonable jump??? Treasury DCM ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2013 - 11:18pm -

  37. DCM vs Credit Risk

    I recently received full time analyst offers from both credit risk and DCM at a BB (think GS /MS). I am not sure which is the best option for me if my long run goals are to go into industry coverage IBD or manage a corporation. Credit risk will give me so ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2012 - 10:04pm -

  38. How is a manager selection or DCM Associate role post-MBA?

    Can they lead to something better or will someone get stuck post-MBA? Can a DCM associate develop the skillset get into a credit fund later on to do fundamental analysis? Assuming that someone missed the boat while during first year and unsure about his/h ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2015 - 9:48pm -

  39. DCM To....

    Hi Guys, Had some queries for people who are experienced in this area of expertise. I am a first year analyst at a top BB (think MS/ GS etc.) and I work in DCM within the high grade sovereigns team. While initially interested in this sort of work, I have ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2011 - 3:31am -

  40. DCM/ECM to S&T

    Since the Capital Markets groups sit between the pure IB and S&T functions, does movement occur between the three, either within a firm or just exit opportunities? I understand that the skill sets differ, but every post I've seen on DCM / ECM see ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 9 2009 - 11:55am -

  41. ECM during downtime

    Despite the dearth of actual M&A activity (deals, etc.), advisory services are still proving to be lucrative for a number of banks. I was wondering if anyone working in ECM / DCM or who knows someone who does could comment on what work entails at the ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 29 2009 - 11:16am -

  42. 2012 DCM League Tables

    Hi all, Below are attached the Global 2012 DCM rankings. If there is interest, I can post similar tables on: ECM, M&A, Loans, Trade Finance, Project Finance. Call your attention to the first chart, you'll see the deep cuts that Citi and UBS have ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 17 2013 - 5:14pm -

  43. DCM vs. Equity Research

    Hey Everyone, which division would you prefer, and why? I see limited exit opportunities at (investment grade) DCM, but job stability as some institutions are always issuing bonds (banks, governments). ER seems much harder to break in, but offers more exi ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 4 2012 - 9:22am -

  44. This is Investment Banking? But is it????... Please Help!

    Hey guys, I am wondering if you have some insight on what group this job description would be under in a larger investment bank- ECM? DCM? or totally different... Here is the job description: "Candidate will assist with all aspects of private placeme ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2010 - 8:55am -

  45. DCM or M&A

    Hello DCM banking offer career advice help full time analyst IB ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2014 - 9:26pm -

  46. Capital Markets to S&T

    I've attempted to PM a few of the users who seem to have experience in Capital Markets, but have not received a response and figured I could just bring it to the whole group. How feasible is it to move from Capital Markets to S&T, specifically sa ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2009 - 9:56pm -

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    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 30 2013 - 6:59am -

  48. What do interns at DCM do?

    What are some expectations for interns at DCM groups and what tasks do they typically get assigned to?? DCM intern ...

    4 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 3 2018 - 11:58am -

  49. Breaking into DCM

    Does anybody have any guidance how to lateral into a BB DCM group from MM coverage group? MM is more of an advisory shop. Thanks DCM ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 2 2015 - 12:56pm -

  50. DCM syndication

    Hello, I will soon be interviewing for a junior DCM syndication position in London with a European MM bank. To be perfectly honest I don't know an awful lot about the role and I would greatly appreciate any responses to the following questions: What ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 5 2017 - 4:47am -

  51. EDIT_DELETE

    EDIT DCM ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2014 - 10:58pm -

  52. BB DCM vs. MM PE shop

    Hi, I am a fresh graduate weighing a top 3 BB DCM analyst between an MM PE shop (only invest in private company with small dealflow) offer. Assuming the long term goal is doing PE, which one would you choose? private equity IBD DCM MM PE ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 21 2013 - 11:00pm -

  53. BAML LevFin or UBS DCM for SA

    Which program would offer a better investment banking training? In terms of office environment and dealflow, which would be a better choice? UBS DCM LevFin BAML ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2010 - 3:07pm -

  54. BB Corp Fin to IB Boutique / Credit Fund

    Burner account here... I've been working within Corporate Finance for a BB for ~2 years. It's been a good experience but it's time I go after what I really want and move to the Front Office. Long-term, I want to work in Lev Fin / DCM / MM C ...

    3 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 26 2018 - 2:13pm -

  55. MM Lev Fin Coverage Group Vs. DCM

    Hello everyone, I have a decision to make to join one of two relatively new groups that have just started at my Bank. I currently work at a non- BB that has a growing presence in the U.S. market as a credit risk analyst for the corporate banking group. I ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 5 2015 - 4:31pm -

  56. life in paradise

    deleted Investment Banking DCM capital markets ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2013 - 10:18pm -

  57. Investing Vs Underwriting in DCM/LevFin/Commercial Banking

    Bankers, If someone works at a Debt Capital Markets Group (at Credit Suisse or Morgan Stanley or DB) as an Associate and helps raise debt capital for a client then is he underwriting debt? (My guess is yes) If someone works in Golub Capital and makes a Te ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 10 2011 - 11:29am -

  58. Resume review- IBD Summer internship '011- London

    Hi monkeys, i'm planning to apply to IBD summer internships in London. My background might be weak, but i'm primarly looking for advice on grammar or words mistakes as english is not my mothertongue. Any insight on the content itself will also b ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 23 2010 - 10:16am -

  59. Convertible bonds issue- ECM or DCM?

    Are they carried out by the ECM teams in banks or DCM teams? How about other hybrids? DCM ECM ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2010 - 7:39am -

  60. FIG DCM

    Hi all, I would like some assistance on tackling interviews within the FIG DCM field. Besides interest rates, valuation of bonds, what else should I know for the FIG sector and what financial indicators would be useful to sum up the FIG DCM market? Many t ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 14 2009 - 8:55pm -

  61. Lateral to BB DCM

    Does anyone have any guidance how I should try to go about lateraling into a BB / balance sheet bank DCM group? Are there headhunters that exclusively recruit for this? Have not had much luck and am desperate at this point. I currently am currently a 3rd ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2016 - 1:49pm -

  62. DCM: MBS vs Credit Derivatives

    Hi everyone, Looking for some advice here, l am currently looking with great interest in a career as a DCM analyst down the road (IG or HY) I am currently working at a big name financial technology company (think Reuters, Bloomberg, Cap IQ) working in fix ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 2 2015 - 8:12pm -

  63. Difference between Leveraged Finance and DCM?

    Can somebody please explain to me the difference between Leveraged Finance and Dept Capital Markets? I'm under the impression that DCM involves debt origination/syndication, but what then is LevFin? According to WSO's definition, LevFin is often ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2018 - 2:45pm -

  64. 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 -

  65. PubFin vs DCM vs ECM pay progression

    Looked around for this but I have not found anything either recent or relevant- for anyone currently employed in these groups, could you share what the general pay progression is for for PubFin, DCM and ECM folks (at a BB or top firm)? Thanks!!! DCM ECM p ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2014 - 10:15am -

  66. Help: Anyone remember the article about cheating bankers pricing bonds etc.

    Hi everyone, I need some help finding an article I came across here. It was about an ex-banker (possible DCM) that told the story about how his desk used to cheat corporations on how they priced deals (bonds etc.) and took a cut no matter what. It's ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 6 2011 - 11:56am -

  67. FT DCM from Risk Consulting Internship??

    I am currently interning at a consultancy firm that specializes in credit risk. I'm probably going to get an offer and what not but I have decided that I don't want to do risk so I'm looking to make the switch to DCM for FT. I didn't r ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 9 2011 - 3:04am -

  68. commercial loan origination vs debt capital markets

    Im curious as to what the differences are between commercial loan origination at say a bank such as Wells Fargo or JPMorgan vs debt capital markets at Merrill lynch or Barclays. Is this essentially the same thing? thanks for your advice. DCM Debt Capital ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2012 - 9:04pm -

  69. Signing a contract while being contractually employed

    Hey fellas. I'm in a bit of a bind and need some advice. I'm currently at a BB doing DCM, which really isn't what I wanted and I took the job just because it was all I had confirmed at the time. Been doing this fulltime for 3 months now, si ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 22 2010 - 12:48pm -

  70. What is Securtization in DCM?

    I searched the Internet and got confused with all these different definitions of securitization in DCM. Can someone please explain to me a little? Appreciate it in advance. DCM ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 25 2010 - 3:24pm -

  71. Debt Capital Markets Interview

    Hi all, I work at a BB firm in the market risk management group but was reached out by a lateral recruiter regarding open positions in the debt capital markets group within investment banking. This group covers energy/power companies. I have two interview ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2012 - 9:03pm -

  72. UBS Debt Capital Markets(DCM) Superday

    I have a UBS Debt Capital Markets superday this week. I was just wondering if anyone knows what kind of questions to expect. I figure a bunch of stuff about bonds and market movements. Will I be asked a any technical questions relating to accounting and c ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2010 - 5:54pm -

  73. Strategic & Acquisition Finance?

    Is an internship in Strategic & Acquisition Finance a good thing to do before an m&a one? Knowing that at the moment, i probably won't find any in m&a (non target school). What about the lifestyle in acquisition finance? The comp for anal ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2010 - 7:39am -

  74. Capital Markets

    Hey guys, I'm going to be working in DCM in a few weeks. Can only one give me a few pointers on how to prepare (Excel, ppt, bonds markets, bond valuation, etc.)? Thanks in advance! ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 5 2009 - 2:51am -

  75. Goldman Sachs Debt Capital Market

    Hello guys! I am considering applying to the IB Division of Goldman Sachs. What is the correspondent Debt Capital Market Team in GS? Is it what they call "Liabilities" Team? What can you tell me about the hours, salaries for first-year ASC and c ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2009 - 7:16pm -

  76. Investment Banking vs Debt/Equity Capital Markets

    I know investment banking is m&a and raising capital through debt and equity markets, so how is the latter different from DCM / ECM? I've looked through this forum and there are pretty contradictory views of what activities fall under which categ ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 1 2009 - 11:41pm -

  77. Day in life of a DCM Banker

    There is a lot of talk around M&A teams. Would like to know the day in life of a DCM analyst/associate/VP/and MD as there is less information available around this team! DCM ...

    2 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 8 2019 - 6:08am -

  78. Credit Analysis Career

    deleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeete bank operations back office Credit credit analysis private equity 1st job; career DCM ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2018 - 10:34am -

  79. How big is DCM/project finance deal team in a large bank?

    I work in a very small boutique doing DCM /project finance. On deals (bond issuance) its just me and the MD working on deals, with some help from our in house lawyer to deal with the transaction documentation. Between us we do everything from origination, ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 14 2017 - 4:55am -

  80. Not a good start to the year- LBO DCM in 2016

    Among others, I've been holding my breath for early signs of how the LBO debt market would fare in early 2016. Petco was the deal that a lot of people had their eye on. Pricing on the first lien has come out and signs are not positive. From LCD News: ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 14 2016 - 10:50am -

  81. Transition- Harder to break into typical M&A after a top MBA?

    I have a career question. I have been employed in financial consulting offering services related to risk management: illiquid securities and derivative valuation, loan due dilligence, VaR modeling, stress tests etc... I work for a highly respectable globa ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 6:19am -

  82. Capital Markets IBD Promotions

    I've read a few posts on WSO that says its much easier to get promoted from analyst to associate if you're working in DCM / ECM. Why is that the case? DCM DCM ECM IB ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 1 2013 - 1:59pm -

  83. debt capital markets- M&A

    will debt capital raising be hit as hard as M&A in lieu of the credit crunch? DCM Debt Capital Markets ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2016 - 11:01pm -

  84. RBC Global Markets VS BNP Paribas Structuring NYC?

    RBC GM- DCM VS BNP Paribas structuring? both are in NYC, SA offers Please tell me which one is better in terms of FT offer rate, placement etc markets structuring DCM Debt Capital Markets ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2013 - 9:05pm -

  85. Need advice! Any and all!

    Okay so here's my situation. I am a bit of a late bloomer so to speak. Just graduated from a non-target MBA and looking to start my career in finance. Applied to an unpaid internship (DCM analyst) at a start up brokerage firm and got called in for an ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 22 2012 - 8:46am -

  86. Equity/Debt Capital Markets (ECM/DCM)

    I am looking into a career in ECM / DCM and was just wondering if anyone could provide input. Thanks. For most of the mid tier to top tier banks, is ECM considered to be within investment banking or equities/fixed income? Does that change the function/res ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2012 - 9:03pm -

  87. DCM vs. Trading

    Hey everyone, I'm trying to make my final decision for where to start my career- Trading or DCM? Some facts/factors:- Both at BBs- Really like the people in both groups I'm trying to evaluate both options based on the following, so if you have a ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 27 2009 - 6:35pm -

  88. 2020 FT Recruitment- DCM

    I am a UConn student majoring in math and econ with a 3.5 GPA. I plan on graduating a semester early in December 2019. I am doing an internship at Moody's in NYC over the summer in the structured finance group. I have no prior internship experience. ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 25 2019 - 12:45am -

  89. Graduating in December and trying to break into DCM

    Hello WSO, Long time listener, first time caller. I officially joined up after purchasing the interview prep course recently. I currently go to a non target in Canada, where I will be finishing up this December, 2019. I guess my main bona fides are an equ ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 19 2019 - 2:31pm -

  90. Upcoming SMBC Nikko Securities DCM Interview. Any Information or Advice?

    Hi All, I recently got an interview at SMBC Nikko Securities for their Project Finance DCM group. There seems to be a lack of information on this site regarding this firm so any information or advice would be appreciated. Best, DCM SMBC Nikko Capital Mark ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 14 2019 - 7:29am -

  91. HF or DCM internship?

    Hi all, Would like to have a sensing here. I previously did an ER internship with a boutique firm. Always wanted to venture into investment management but I am still open to opportunities. I am looking at my 2nd internship right now and if I have to choos ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Nov 14 2018 - 9:51am -

  92. What Is Debt Capital Markets (DCM)?

    What is DCM?- Debt Capital Markets Definition The team within Debt Capital Markets (DCM) is responsible for providing advice on raising debt for acquisitions, refinancing of existing debt, or restructuring of existing debt. A Debt Capital Markets Group wi ...

    - silver bananas - Jun 12 2018 - 2:37pm -

  93. Transferring from Sales and Trading to DCM

    Does anyone have any insight into comparing the learning and exit ops, and career trajectory for someone working in credit in S+T vs DCM? I'm about to start at an American BB in London on their S+T graduate scheme. It's rotational so I will have ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jun 21 2018 - 5:42am -

  94. IBD Salaries Tier 2 Banks in European offices (Frankfurt, Paris, Milan)

    Hello monkeys, does anybody know how much non-BB banks (e.g. European tier 2 banks such as BNP, Credit Agricole, Soc Gen, HSBC) pay in European offices to Analysts and Associates in M&A / DCM /ECM? Is this in line with London (e.g. 50k Euro instead of ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - May 1 2018 - 5:22pm -

  95. Difference between bond origination and bond syndication, and additional questions

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