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  2. I am very passionate about tech and have been doing equity research for around 5 years. I am really interested in moving towards growth equity (late stage VC or buy out), but don't seem to be having much luck with headhunters, where they just ignore ...

    +2 14 comments5 Sep 2019 - Research Analyst in Equity Research

  3. Hi All- I'm ~5 or so years out of college. I did not do a formal 2 years of investment banking and was instead hired out of undergrad as an analyst at a fund. I've worked at several firms in several major US cities. I've worked at one small ...

    +16 59 comments4 Sep 2016 -

  4. So I just got notified that I've been invited to interview at a top tier growth equity firm, and the opportunity just sounds absolutely amazing so I'm desperate to land the position. If someone currently at a growth equity fund wouldn't min ...

    +3 88 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  5. TPG Growth Group

    Private Equity

    I have heard a lot about how elite TPG growth is but I can't seem to find any information on the growth equity part of the group? What is it like? How do you enter it? Do they follow a bottom up sourcing model like Summit Partners? Anything about TPG ...

    +2 13 comments20 Dec 2018 -

  6. Growth Equity Firms

    Private Equity

    Does anyone have thoughts/info on growth equity firms such as TA, General Atlantic, NEA, Summit, etc? Any highly regarded names or are these places all cold calling centers? Thoughts on lifestyle / compensation? Thanks Quick Guide: Growth Equity Firms Bei ...

    +2 37 comments21 Feb 2017 -

  7. Hey WSO, My internship starts in a week. I am about to begin my internship at a very, very big dick fund. A lot of their interns are extremely talented (pedigree, ambition, etc) so I REALLY don't want to seem like a putz. I am not looking to impress, ...

    +1 17 comments17 May 2015 -

  8. Growth Equity in SF?

    Private Equity

    Wondering what some of the top shops for Growth Equity/Late Stage VC are in the Bay Area? Used search function and found TCV and Summit but was wondering who else is out there? growth equity Summit tcv No Yes 144827 226521 2644 165150 223737 ...

    14 comments10 Mar 2017 -

  9. What's the general sentiment towards BCV among PE, growth equity, and VC guys? Obviously Bain Cap is a highly regarded shop, but I have a feeling that BCV could not be as well-regarded and as great... How have their returns been? Do their associates, ...

    9 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  10. Any idea when the large growth equity / VC shops are kicking off processes (especially on the west coast)? Aware that TA & GA have gone, and that Sapphire kicked off its process this past Friday. Any idea when the Accels / Accel-KKRs / KPCBs of the wo ...

    +1 8 comments8 Jan 2018 -

  11. Hey guys, I have a set of 2nd round interviews with Spectrum coming up. Has anyone gone through their private equity interview process before? Its a sourcing oriented growth equity shop so am curious if I should be expecting technicals or a case in this 2 ...

    +4 11 comments1 Feb 2017 -

  12. VC vs GE vs PE

    Investment Banking

    Feel like there hasn't been a good discussion on the job differences between Venture Capital, Growth Equity, and Private Equity. Looking for insight specifically on comp differences, work/on the job differences, and competitiveness on breaking into e ...

    +2 5 comments28 Oct 2019 -

  13. I know a that the direct lending market is booming, providing relatively flexible for MM businesses that would have trouble getting a bank loan underwritten. My question is: are there BDCs or direct lenders that will provide loans to a less mature company ...

    +2 6 comments1 Feb 2019 -

  14. Tonight, January 22nd, @ 8:00pm ET, Wall Street Mentors will be hosting a webinar focused on growth equity investing. The webinar will be hosted by WSO mentor Chris, Associate at an NYC-based growth equity firm where he focuses on sourcing and executing i ...

    +1 9 comments23 Jan 2014 -

  15. Easy Road or Growth Company

    Job Search Advice

    Hello, I have followed this site off and on and there is some great advice out there. I am not necessarily of the "wall street" track, but have a career decision that I think WSO members could shed some light on. I work for a large fortune 100 h ...

    9 comments20 Dec 2012 -

  16. Background I've been happily employed in a good strategy role at a big tech company for the last 2.5 years. The focus is on modelling, building and managing a pipeline of innovation initiatives to drive material shareholder value. Before that, I work ...

    +2 6 comments14 Jan 2018 -

  17. What is the job like for pre-mba analysts/associates at the above mentioned firms? I assume they are doing a lot of modeling as well as some sourcing and due diligence? I've looked at the backgrounds of many pre-mba employees on linkedin and they see ...

    +3 5 comments3 Feb 2019 -

  18. Hi senior monkeys, I've been reading WSO for a long time and my story goes like this: I'm a third year engineering student who has been trying to transition into finance/management roles for a year and a half. But summer recruiting has been brut ...

    8 comments18 Apr 2012 -

  19. Growth Equity in NYC

    Private Equity

    It appears as if a lot of Growth Equity shops are SF and Boston (for obvious reasons). Does anyone have intel on the growth equity shops (including growth equity arms of larger PE shops) that have offices in NYC? I'd appreciate it. Thanks nyc growth ...

    8 comments3 Jan 2012 -

  20. Consumer Venture Capital

    Private Equity

    Does anyone know of any venture capital or early stage growth equity firms that are focused on the consumer space? Seems like it is not an industry that gets much attention. Thanks in advance. growth equity VC Consumer ...

    7 comments16 Dec 2014 -

  21. KKR TMT Growth Equity

    Private Equity

    Was wondering if anyone had any experience interviewing with KKR's TMT growth equity team in SF for an ANALYST position. Would appreciate any insight on the group, what they do, and types of questions they would ask in their analyst interviews-- than ...

    +1 4 comments6 Sep 2019 -

  22. This is my first time posting in the b-school forum and I'm not sure if this type of question is posted much, but I thought I would give it a shot. What are my chances at HSW given the following credentials:- Attended top 10 undergrad (e.g. Dartmouth ...

    7 comments21 Feb 2014 -

  23. So I'm just trying to dive into learning a lot more about growth equity. I feel like I've gone to quite a few of the top GE firms websites, read news articles and talked to a few professionals, but one question that I've been afraid to ask ...

    +1 7 comments16 May 2013 -

  24. Does anyone have experience or know of anyone who has made the switch from a growth equity shop (think TA Associates / Summit) to a buyout shop? Even if it's doing 2 years pre-MBA associate at a growth equity fund > business school > buyout pri ...

    6 comments8 Nov 2016 -

  25. Hi guys: I was wondering if someone could comment on modeling convention on the job for growth equity please? (I've only reviewed growth equity examples from breaking into wallstreet, so not sure how it is on the job). It seems that, many growth equi ...

    +1 4 comments22 Jan 2019 -

  26. I have been told repeatedly of Summit, TA, TCV, GA as the top shops for growth equity but I wanted to explore what other shops should I target considering I am a non traditional candidate (I haven't done banking, been in tech equity research). I want ...

    +1 3 comments30 Sep 2019 - Associate 2 in ER

  27. Alright, so I networked hard and managed to land a few last minute SA offers. Would any guys currently in finance be willing to give me some advice on which would best fit me? So I'm sitting on: MM PE: great senior guys but boutique firm, near zero c ...

    5 comments20 Apr 2012 -

  28. Google Capital?

    Investment Banking

    Hey All, Does anyone have any insights on Google Capital and how they compare to a traditional growth equity fund? Any information is appreciated. Regards, thoughtleader growth equity ...

    4 comments17 Sep 2015 -

  29. So I'd like to present a hypothetical scenario to you guys, and I would appreciate any advice regarding this hypothetical scenario to maximize the (hypothetical) results. ...

    +1 4 comments2 May 2014 -

  30. Dear Monkeys, I am currently at an M7 Bschool (outside of H/S), and accepted a summer associate role at a BB. Before Bschool, I had a management level role at a start-up that did very well (equity raise with major PE sponsor). I would love to go back to t ...

    4 comments21 Feb 2012 -

  31. So, I'm interviewing for a 10-15 man growth fund that will write about $20MM checks as the maximum. I will have to do a modeling exam, and was wondering what can be on it. I will only have 1 hour to do it. Do any of you guys have any experience with ...

    3 comments21 Apr 2015 -

  32. Hello everyone, I recently received offers for a summer internship from an Israeli Growth Equity firm ($1bln- $4bln AUM) and a small venture capital firm in my local city in the U.S. ($400mil- $600mil AUM). Not quite sure which one to take or will provide ...

    +1 2 comments19 Dec 2018 -

  33. Growth equity returns

    Private Equity

    Hi, What modelling techniques would you use to calculate returns for growth equity investments? Other than a simple LBO (which is less relevant because I'm assuming the growth investments in question are not reliant on leverage), I'm not familia ...

    2 comments17 May 2016 -

  34. 3rd Round Interview...

    Job Search Advice

    So I passed the first two interviews (both by phone) and am heading into the office for an in-person interview on Friday, what I assume will be the final interview- "getting to know the associates." Place is a small to mid sized, sourcing-focuse ...

    2 comments13 Jan 2015 -

  35. Growth Equity Advice

    Private Equity

    I'm starting an internship with a PE firm specialising in growth equity. They also do some late stage VC and some LBO 's. Regarding modelling, what should I really brush up on, assuming I will be involved in mainly the growth equity deals? Firm ...

    2 comments7 Sep 2012 -

  36. Rho in New York

    Private Equity

    A venture and growth equity firm with $2.5B AUM. Investments in media, communications, healthcare, and energy. http://www.rho.com/ Any comments about them that I can't find on their website? Thanks guys. growth equity No Yes 400397 118641 6901 334002 ...

    2 comments25 Sep 2008 -

  37. Growth Equity Exit Option

    Equity Research

    Wanted to see if other people in EQR have considered growth equity as a possible exit option and if that is viable given difference in public vs private market dynamics? growth equity Chicago Board Options Exchange Salary Yes Yes 331751 440842 15003 10599 ...

    +1 1 comment30 Sep 2019 - 2nd Year Associate in Equity Research

  38. Wondering if fund size is apples to apples between growth equity firms and traditional buyout firms. Thinking that the smaller minority investments may mean that a smaller growth equity firm may make as many/more investments as a traditional buyout firm t ...

    +1 1 comment24 Sep 2019 -

  39. How do late-stage VC / growth equity shops perceive MBA? Is there a requirement to go do an MBA for pre-MBA candidates growth equity No Yes 93348 347439 389514 339775 319635 ...

    +1 1 comment24 Aug 2019 -

  40. Diving into PE landscape to determine the best way to hone in on a subset of upper MM shops and have noticed that some, like Warburg (maybe you don't consider MM, just an example), engage in growth equity investments as well as traditional buyouts. S ...

    +1 1 comment20 Aug 2019 -

  41. Hey guys I'm new to the platform and have completed my second year in the industry, so forgive me if my question seems obvious. I work in the fund of funds team of an institutional investor and I'm currently covering a growth equity fund that re ...

    +1 1 comment31 Jul 2019 -

  42. Mezzanine vs Preferred Shares

    Investment Banking

    Hi guys, 4 easy questions for the pundits here:) 1. Is it usual that a "growth equity investment fund" charges an arrangement fee? 2. What's the difference between a Mezz lender and Growth investor that wants to invest via participating pre ...

    +1 1 comment5 Apr 2019 -

  43. Hello all- longtime lurker here. I've hit a crossroads in my career and I'm looking for some advice. I went to a target school on the east coast and worked at a MM IB firm focused on M&A. The firm was extremely well known for its vertical an ...

    +1 1 comment6 Nov 2018 -

  44. Hi All, The summary: I'm currently in a Sourcing / Junior Biz Dev type of analyst role at a well known Growth PE firm. the role is 100% sourcing and admin with minimal diligence exposure and no execution / modeling. I'm starting to grow concerne ...

    +1 1 comment27 Jul 2018 -

  45. I have a few offers from competitors and was wondering the situation on FT offers from their internship. Can't seem to find anyone on linkedin who were hired full time out of the internship? Summit Partners growth equity private equity Full Time offe ...

    1 comment12 Apr 2019 -

  46. I recently got into 2 grad programs and I'm trying to figure out which one to attend. Any suggestions or insights are appreciated! Goal: Eventually get into VC in the US. Background: * International student graduated from a top 15 liberal arts colleg ...

    +1 1 comment12 Apr 2018 -

  47. Growth Equity Modeling

    Private Equity

    Hello, I will be starting at a growth equity firm in about 6 months but am nervous about my technical skills. I currently work for a boutique investment bank where I have never built a model (the companies we work with have there own models already). What ...

    +1 1 comment6 Dec 2017 -

  48. Does any one have any advice regarding growth equity recruiting? growth equity technology healthcare Investment Banking recruiting ...

    1 comment18 Jul 2017 -

  49. Hello WSO, I have an interview for an entry level position for a growth equity firm. I would just like some input on what would make a growth equity investment. Could you please elaborate/add to some of my thoughts below. As no debt is being used I believ ...

    22 Jun 2017 -

  50. In case you missed our May 14th webinar entitled Why companies are staying private longer and how that creates opportunities for PE / Growth equity / VC funds., have no fear. The full recording of the webinar can be found below (free for only 24 hours and ...

    12 Jul 2015 -

  51. In case you missed our March 11th webinar entitled Growth Equity Recruiting, have no fear. The full recording of the webinar can be found below (free until Tuesday 10am et when it goes into our video library). Do you want to a 1 on 1 mentoring session wit ...

    2 Jun 2015 -

  52. In case you missed our August 7th webinar entitled Week in the Life of an Investment Director at a Growth Equity PE Firm, have no fear. The full recording of the webinar can be found below (free until Saturday morning when it goes into our video library). ...

    1 Sep 2014 -

  53. In case you missed the recent webinar on Growth Equity Investing, have no fear- the full recording of the webinar can be found below. If you have any interest in Venture Capital, Growth Equity, or Private Equity, I highly recommend you check it out. And, ...

    +1 1 comment9 Apr 2014 -

  54. - Decent sized shop that is agnostic/generalist- Current fund size $500-700MM- 2-3 Associates/class = 4-6 Associates total *Currently a second year consultant recruiting for a 2013 Associate position. What can I expect for this upcoming screen? For followi ...

    1 comment28 Mar 2013 -

  55. For those at funds that have historically make levered investments, how has the investment targeting / criteria shifted? Excluding a shift in the asset class of investment- e.g. buying bank in the secondary market, how much of the below are you seeing: 1) ...

    4 Feb 2009 -