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  2. Just finishing up sophomore year at a state school, has some recognition on the street, but not so much for front office positions. My cumulative gpa fell drastically this year and I am finishing up the year with around a 3.0-3.1. I have pwm and some mode ...

    9 comments17 Apr 2011 -

  3. I'm about to graduate and am contemplating taking the GMAT before I start full time as a 1st year at the end of June. I know that I will never want to study once I start working, but I don't want to study now either. I have no idea what I want t ...

    9 comments7 Apr 2010 -

  4. Oil price Rise, future of IB

    Investment Banking

    Wanted to get some thoughts from you energy bankers out there.... With oil on the rise at around $70/barrel, and with Saudi wanting to push for something close to $100/barrel (might only be short term for their Saudi Aramco IPO), what do you think that ho ...

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  5. Too lazy do a google search... IBanking sa ...

    9 comments27 Jun 2009 -

  6. So I'm in quite the dilemma for choosing a summer internship between IBD UBS and PE Valstone. I heard that private equity firms rarely hire interns and especially not junior Ugrad interns. So anyways, I received an offer from Valstone Partners which ...

    9 comments16 Mar 2009 -

  7. Master's Programs (MFin, etc.)

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys, I missed the boat for summer recruiting for BB IBD SA positions; my interest developed very late in my undergrad. I've heard and searched through numerous threads that one could do a master's in finance at a reputable university and th ...

    8 comments16 Jun 2013 -

  8. McCafferty & Co.

    Investment Banking

    Does anybody know anything about this tech, media & entertainment boutique in LA? They do not have tombstones on their website but seem to be pretty busy in terms of deal flow from what I have heard. Anyone know anything about dealflow, experience, pa ...

    8 comments31 Dec 2012 -

  9. Getting into a TMT Group

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys, long time lurker here. I've searched, but haven't found anything to answer my question, which is: Will studying/doing research in CS in college help me get placed into a TMT group? I'm at an Ivy target. I really want to work in a ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  10. Citi & BMO Capital

    Investment Banking

    What do you guys think about Citi and BMO Capital Market IBD, are these good places to work right now? What about their energy groups, are they solid groups that offer decent exit opportunities? I'm particularly interested in the two banks Houston of ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  11. I was wondering that do banks have our old resumes as well and will they ever refer to them. If I am applying to a bank for a FT position and I had also applied to the same bank for a SA position will they ever go back and look at my SA resume. In my case ...

    8 comments1 Sep 2010 -

  12. I was asked this in an interview: "What are the key drivers and risks in the Semiconductor industry?" "What is the WACC /discount rate of Semiconductor companies?" 1) What is the right/accurate answer assuming you know it? 2) How would ...

    8 comments4 Jan 2010 -

  13. Would you be offended that someone stalked u and applied to a position you posted at a target school but that person isn't actually from that school? (i.e., he saw the posting at another school and found his way to email you his resume anyways), or w ...

    8 comments3 Jul 2009 -

  14. ibanks drug policies

    Investment Banking

    Have any of you ever had to take a drug test for your ib or any other financial service job? It seems like w/ such a stressful job you'd probably need something to help you relax, or if you need it, more energy snorrrrt any cool stories bros? IBankin ...

    7 comments2 Jan 2011 - Anonymous Monkey

  15. Hi, So I attend a semi-target and have applied online (didn't resume drop). If I don't get invited to on-campus interviews, is it still possible to get interviews through phone, the way many non-targets are interviewed? IBanking interview target ...

    7 comments12 Dec 2010 -

  16. Distressed debt models

    Investment Banking

    I am looking for a distressed debt model. Any help appreciated to locate a model that is available on line. If not a on line link, I would be happy to get any written material or book that can outline a working distressed debt model. Thanks for your kind ...

    7 comments25 Feb 2010 -

  17. CMU, Emory, IU-Kelly, or USC

    Job Search Advice

    Which of these four schools tend to have the largest presence in IB, MC, and S&T? Most likely I will do the BBA program at the schools with a 2nd major in either Comp Sci or Info Systems. IBanking college consulting s&t CMU Emory USC United States ...

    7 comments8 Sep 2008 -

  18. Now this is very interesting, I've had an interview lately and sent a "Thank You" note after it. Got no reply, and of course, its a weekend and I shouldnt expect it. However, I stumbled upon few free programmes, some of which could do wonde ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  19. Big 4 Assurance into Banking

    Other Industries

    I am currently a rising senior at a non-target school and have recently received an assurance offer from a Big 4 for an internship next summer within financial services. My plan is to eventually get into banking especially within M& A or ECM. I am cur ...

    6 comments18 Jun 2013 -

  20. Tech Valuation text suggestions

    Investment Banking

    Can anyone from TMT suggest a basics book of tech based valuations? IBanking TMT ...

    6 comments12 Feb 2013 -

  21. At Columbia undergrad Econ, we're allowed to take financial engineering classes and count them towards our electives, many of which are actually shared in the Masters of Financial Engineering dept (so we're taking it with grad students). I was p ...

    6 comments16 Jul 2010 -

  22. This question is for IB analysts: Have you felt any internal pressure to provide favorable recommendations (i.e. buy) in order to retain or spur business (i.e. underwriting)? I ask in response to a discussion I had with a person familiar with the industry ...

    6 comments6 Mar 2010 -

  23. Rescind on BB

    Investment Banking

    What happens when you rescind on a BB (GS,MS, JPM)? Does your name go on a black list at the bank and you will never get hired by any department/location within the bank? Or as long as it's not the same department/location it doesn't matter too ...

    6 comments1 Mar 2010 -

  24. Superday Help With Resume

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys, i have a superday next week at a BB and I have a quick question. I just started at a boutique ibank about a month ago and i was wondering if I should put it on my resume, and if so, how I should state it? It was not on my original resume when I ...

    6 comments23 Feb 2010 -

  25. Does anyone have any information regarding the prestige, pay, etc. regarding Mario Gabelli's Asset Management Company (now known as GAMCO Investors, formerly known as Gabelli Asset Management Company) vs. a PWM position at a top BB. They are coming t ...

    6 comments24 Sep 2008 -

  26. Can someone shed some light on the FT recruiting process. Few questions: Should I recontact people I was in touch with during junior year if I didn't get an offer (rejected versus waitlisted). Should I bother trying for top banks if I didn't hav ...

    5 comments21 Apr 2016 -

  27. Hey guys, Opinions of this group? They actually acquire assets and are forced to be spun off in medium future due to Dodd Frank. Are they merchant banking? They aren't a coverage group for sure. IBanking Goldman Sachs Salary ...

    5 comments27 Feb 2013 -

  28. Thoughts? IBanking Bulge Bracket middle market harris williams Salary United States- Northeast ...

    5 comments4 Oct 2011 -

  29. Nikki beach (club) networking

    Investment Banking

    NB on south beach = breeding ground for iBankers. Just came back (friend of mine got me in). It is insane, every second person seems to be in finance, and 50 % of that are i- bankers (rough drunk estimates haha). Also, shit load of traders. Do you guys th ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  30. 50% off Bonobos Products

    Investment Banking

    Not sure if you ibankers are down with Bonobos, but I usually wear khakis or nicer pants to work in lieu of a suit (VC). Uscoop.com is doing 50% of Bonobos groupons. And no, I'm not affiliated with them, nor am I trying to spam. Just figured I'd ...

    5 comments18 Apr 2011 -

  31. I am from the west coast and have attempted to apply to JP summer analyst via online application. Has anyone done the same thing and heard back yet...i know the result for the research analyst position came out already but still havent heard anything abou ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  32. After two years as an i-banking analyst, what do hedge fund recruiters look for on a resume? Considering one has only started in finance, there probably aren't many deals on the resume. Of course they look for top BB IB experience. What from your col ...

    5 comments22 Nov 2008 -

  33. Top LAC recruitment

    Business School and GMAT

    How are top LACs like Bowdoin and Midd for ibanking recruitment? Obviously small alumni networks, but not sure how the scene is at those schools. Any help? Thanks bowdoin middlebury lac top IBanking United States- Northeast ...

    4 comments18 Sep 2015 -

  34. Public Finance vs. Consulting

    Investment Banking

    I'm looking to see if anyone can compare the two. I've read a good amount on here about both. How would hours/comp compare after undergrad and beyond? In terms of points of reference, Accenture / Deloitte for consulting and a top MM for public f ...

    4 comments27 Apr 2015 -

  35. MBA vs master in Financial Math

    Business School and GMAT

    I am currently in my second year of undergrad at a none target but really want to get into the Banking World. I was wondering if there was a difference in what kind of jobs MBA students and Masters in Fina Math get after they graduate? Which one can lead ...

    4 comments1 Feb 2017 -

  36. Hi I'm a high school junior who through some luck and emails was able to land an interview with a small mm / regional(idk about terminology) bank. Im meeting with them on Friday and don't really know what to expect. I'm only in high school ...

    4 comments8 Apr 2016 -

  37. Hey Everyone, I've posted my resume and I invite you to constructively critique it. I have followed the template on M&I and managed to keep it to a page. Please keep in mind that I don't come from a finance background and I'm at a " ...

    4 comments6 Mar 2016 -

  38. Healthcare banking exit opps?

    Investment Banking

    What are the most common exit opportunities for this work? It seems like you get pigeonholed? Being an associatefor a healthcare investment bank. After a couple years and I was wondering what the exit opportunities are. I was thinking healthcare vc but ha ...

    4 comments27 Aug 2013 -

  39. Milestone Partners

    Private Equity

    Has anyone heard of Milestone Partners in Philadelphia, PA? If anyone has any experience interviewing with them, what was the experience like? Any insight on the firms reputation, culture, pay, hours, etc. would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advanc ...

    4 comments11 Mar 2013 -

  40. so you want to be an ibanker

    Investment Banking

    hey guys, im currently working in PE (mid size 200millAUM) and want to switch firms. i havent gone into bschool and dont have undergrad finance experience, or worked at an ibank. i have just under a year of exp in PE so im not familiar with the traditiona ...

    4 comments10 Nov 2012 -

  41. BarCap Interview Tomorrow

    Investment Banking

    Guys, I will have a first round interview for IB Summer Analyst at BarCap tomorrow. Anyone who is familiar with the process please share your experience. I would really appreciate. Also, need help answering the question: What makes BarCap IBD different fr ...

    4 comments20 Dec 2011 -

  42. Hello, I just completed a wealth management internship at Merrill Lynch and am now looking to apply for jobs in investment banking. I found on another website that the format below should be used when applying for investment banking jobs. I am having a ha ...

    4 comments22 May 2011 -

  43. Looking into a couple of offers, one in IBanking, others consulting, etc. Was wondering what is considered "market" in terms of salary and bonus for a middle market or boutique Investment Bank for a first year analyst (right out of undergrad). A ...

    4 comments20 May 2011 -

  44. Summer Internship RESUME ERROR

    Investment Banking

    I applied for summer analyst position in Citi, and uploaded my resume (which was supposed to be 1 pg) after submitting, I realized that the uploaded resume actually ran a line over to a second page! The instructions specifically said it had to be 1 page l ...

    4 comments10 Dec 2010 -

  45. Call this a useless question if you want, but I was just curious as to what you all thought. My friend who's applying to all i-banking positions for internships, said that he get along with quant interns better, simply because they're also inter ...

    4 comments23 Dec 2009 -

  46. I did bad my last semester and got an F in a class and a C+ in another. That slagged my GPA down below a 3.0 actually. I'm a sophomore. This semester (after my grades so far) I am 100% sure I will get a 4.0, with an A+ in Calculus. I go to Dartmouth. ...

    4 comments11 Dec 2009 -

  47. I have seen that you guys do an excellent job critiquing resumes. I would love if you guys would review my resume. I am interested in consulting, VC, business development, and IB. I just started putting my resume together so their will be a lot of mistake ...

    4 comments25 Apr 2009 -

  48. Obviously, M&A bonuses will suffer in 2008 and moving into 2009. There's not enough M&A activity to support 2007 levels. But is the same thing true if working in restructuring? Don't bonuses depend on revenue levels attributable to MDs? ...

    4 comments31 Oct 2008 -

  49. Advice for a Sophomore

    Investment Banking

    Hi all, Currently I'm a sophomore economics major at the University of Chicago. My GPA from my first year is a 3.1 (had a pretty rough time to say the least); however, this quarter (and most likely this year) should increase my grades tremendously an ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  50. Where can I find networking events with Bulge Bracket bankers in NYC? IBanking- United States- Northeast ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  51. anyone know any boutique healthcare consulting firms in chicago besides navigant and huron? IBanking Goldman Sachs mbb healthcare consutling- United States- Midwest ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  52. Hey Guys, I am a 2nd year MBA candidate who just finished up working full-time at a boutique bank for the summer. I will be continuing on part-time in the Fall with the hope of seeing through a few deals I was working on this summer. We are currently the ...

    3 comments30 Aug 2016 -

  53. Wharton NYU stern finance college IBD IBanking PE private equity ...

    3 comments30 Apr 2016 -

  54. Investment Banking Poem

    New User Introductions

    People on the subway know my gelled hair and tailored clothes indicate I'm ambitious Yes, the $300 steak I ate last night could have been more delicious Boot up my screen just before my superiors arrive, that's right Will eat a salad at lunch so ...

    3 comments18 Mar 2014 -

  55. Resume review- PM me email

    Investment Banking

    Anyone willing to give me some feedback on my resume? I dont want to post a blacked out one, so I can send it to you if you are willing (PM me your email, something like that). Thanks in advance IBanking resume sales and trading ...

    3 comments6 Mar 2016 -

  56. Sup, I understand that "career switchers" who want to come in as an ibanking associate will most likely summer at a bank in between years at bschool and then get an FT offer. But how does this work for schools like IMD or INSEAD where they don&# ...

    3 comments10 Dec 2013 -

  57. Gleacher Interview

    Investment Banking

    I was wondering if anyone here has any experience interviewing with Gleacher (first-round), and if so, what questions to expect both technical and fit. Would be appreciative of any help. Thanks. IBanking interview gleacher Interview ...

    3 comments20 Sep 2012 -

  58. Just in case anyone hasn't seen this-- still good for a laugh even in this market. IBanking Salary ...

    3 comments8 Nov 2008 -

  59. Okay, so my school isn't a target school for Finance majors. Most likely, I won't get a good finance internship, such as PE, or IB internship. But my school is a target school for Accounting majors. I was thinking about getting my undergrad in a ...

    3 comments7 Feb 2011 -

  60. Startup CFO on resume?

    Resume Advice

    In the process of trying to refine my resume I found myself at a standstill. I am a senior at a target university however I have no relevant work experience, except that I started a business last year. I am one of four founders and act as CFO and do maint ...

    3 comments8 Nov 2010 -

  61. I am a recent graduate (May '10) working in as a Credit Analyst for a major bulge bracket bank. However, I am looking to switch into an analyst role on the ibanking side. Do most banks recruit my type of candidate in the same time frame as undergradu ...

    3 comments20 Oct 2010 -

  62. Help! IB Interviewing Dilemma

    Investment Banking

    A dilemma I'm facing in the interview process for a FT Analyst position with a regional boutique: As per the firm's ad on my university's jobs sight, I emailed an alum who is an MD. Without replying to me, he forwarded my resume and cover l ...

    3 comments29 Apr 2010 -

  63. St. Charles Capital MM

    Investment Banking

    Has anyone heard about them before, whats the hour. dealflow and exit opps like IBanking Salary ...

    3 comments3 Mar 2009 -

  64. Soon to be Ex-BofA CEO?

    Investment Banking

    The Service Employees International Union, in its most aggressive move yet to criticize the finance industry, has called on Bank of America to remove its chief executive at the bank's board meeting Wednesday. Another BofA executive to be ousted? http ...

    3 comments27 Jan 2009 -

  65. Hello I'm going to introduce myself. This is my first post. I go to Boston University Class of 2014. I'm an international student from Colombia. I'm an Econ and Math Major, 3.4 GPA. I want to go get a job in Ibanking when i graduate. I' ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 - Anonymous Monkey

  66. Hairy grade advice

    Investment Banking

    Hey everyone- I've been put in a situation by my UC school that threatens my upcoming recruitment cycle: I currently work as a summer analyst at a large ($2Bn) PE fund on the west coast. I got here because of my abilities in networking and interviewi ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  67. Freshman Planning

    Investment Banking

    Hey ya'll, New to the posting realm here, not to the site though. I've got a 3.94 GPA from a good school in the midwest in the likes of NWestern, UChicago, and WashU. Any chance next year for Goldman or anything awesome like that without having ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  68. I'm stupid- what is PMV?

    Investment Banking

    Does it mean price multiples valuation? I heard the term today at work (just started) for "something I need to do for a 3 public companies" and I assumed it was PMV? Maybe I heard the term wrong... Please help! Thank you. PMV question IBanking h ...

    2 comments9 May 2016 -

  69. Starting out...

    Investment Banking

    I will be a freshman next year at a target Ivy League university, majoring in economics. I hope to get into investment banking and eventually PE or HF if I do well enough and actually like it. Besides enjoying my summer, I'd like to spend a little bi ...

    2 comments24 Mar 2014 -

  70. Corporate Development at HP

    Investment Banking

    A family member of mine is highly placed at Hewlett Packard and I wanted to see if anyone knew about Corporate Development programs at companies such as this. Should I ask my family member to try to forward my resume to the corporate development team or d ...

    2 comments23 May 2011 -

  71. Asset Mang. to M&A?

    Investment Banking

    So just got an offer for an AM that purely deals with endowements and non-profit AM. My other offer is middle/ back office of a bulge. I eventually want to get to M&A. Which would be the best route to get there. If you renege on a back office deal doe ...

    2 comments16 Nov 2010 -

  72. Could anyone please provide the email structure for the companies above? thanks alot! IBanking email Jefferies BlackRock structure Salary ...

    2 comments1 Oct 2009 -

  73. New to WSO- hi everyone!

    New User Introductions

    I'm a 4th year actuarial science student at Western looking to transition into corporate finance / I-banking. About me: Avid poker player and chess enthusiast. Love The Wire. Nice to meet you guys. IBanking corporate finance introduction- France ...

    6 May 2020 -

  74. Any Info on Progress Partners

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys, haven't been able to find much about this firm on the boards. Offices in NY and Boston. Anybody with experience or knowledge of the firm have any info on their reputation and the like? Thanks IBanking Salary- United States- Northeast ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  75. I'm looking for any advice for this upcoming spring recruiting season for I-banking and corporate finance. More specifically, I'm curious about The Analyst Exchange and their 5-day sessions (public courses). There is one coming up in Chicago fro ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  76. Hey guys I'll be starting as FT IBD analyst at a BB in NYC mid-town (starting July 1st) I'm pretty social and I'm looking to find or join a group of potential roommates for my 2 year stint in NYC. I'm pretty flexible on price and locat ...

    6 May 2020 -

  77. 3 part question, my bad

    Investment Banking

    what do you think are my chances at landing an assetmanagement job/ ibanking analyst @ a MM or even BB firm? just giving a brief outline of my experience: i have owrked at an independent investment counsel (pwm essentially), Merrill lynch pwm, and will mo ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  78. Had final rounds for the Canadian IB team sometime last week and I was wondering if anyone has heard back. I saw a post a while ago with someone else going into final rounds, any news on offers? Thanks in advance. IBanking Final Rounds Salary Canada ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  79. Request the knowledagable folks here on forum to pour there advice as to how can mba graduates network with the industry contacts from IBanking/Private Equity in GCC/Middle East region. Loking forward to gain from insights. Cheers NoMonkey private equity ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  80. I have an incredibly high GPA and the drive to learn IBanking. I'm reading all the recommended readings and have gone into investing myself. However, I'm a senior in college and have to spend the next three years of my life doing mandatory milit ...

    1 comment19 Dec 2014 -

  81. SocGen 6-12 month internship

    Investment Banking

    Hello all, So I was recently "short listed" for an internship in strategic acquisitions and finance at SocGen. The internship is supposed to last six months with the possibility of an extension for another six months. I haven't seen much re ...

    1 Mar 2014 -

  82. Hello all, There was a total of 13 ibanking US deals last year in real estate. Here's the list in case some of you don't have access. If you want a true ibanking experience, this list of firms is a good start. If you want to get the actual deals ...

    16 Jan 2014 -

  83. I would really appreciate if anyone has any DCF model manuals from Training the Street or something similar. I've never made a model from scratch and would like to learn how. Investment Banking IBanking Training the Street ...

    1 comment14 Sep 2012 -

  84. Hi guys, i am a senior going through the process of FT interviews with boutiques right now. I recently had an informational interview and followed up for next steps. As part of the next steps i will be meeting with another member at the bank and they also ...

    1 comment21 Mar 2012 -

  85. Big industrial deals?

    Investment Banking

    Does any have any big or relevant industrial deals that I could read up on? Anything within the last 6 months? Some that come to mind are AA filing for chapter 11, the Goodrich sale to United Technology. I have an industrial's industry interview comi ...

    1 comment18 Jan 2012 -

  86. Thank you IBanking GPA Economics Major pharma second bachelor's ...

    1 comment28 May 2011 -

  87. F500 FRP vs Big 4 EVS for MBA

    Business School and GMAT

    Hello monkeys, I'm currently waiting to hear back from a couple ibanking super saturdays. That being said, I have some offers that are about to expire. Given the positive probability that I do not get an IB offer, I need to devise backup plans. In su ...

    1 comment18 Nov 2010 -

  88. Breaking into MM Banks

    Investment Banking

    Is it a lot easier to get a job at a MM investment bank than it is a BB. If people are turned down from BB when trying to get interviews do a lot try to get jobs at smaller banks? Is the pay less as well as the exit opportunities weaker? Thank you. IBanki ...

    1 comment4 Nov 2010 -

  89. Moments

    Investment Banking

    Scenario: Purchasing my team's roasts from Starbucks Action: As I am paying I glance at the fellow Don next to me- he's sporting a gator belt, Gucci Loafers, and a trey of jedi fuel. I look up, and as I am departing we exchange a laugh. Funny ho ...

    1 comment16 Jul 2010 -

  90. Hey monkeys. Are there any structured products currently aimed at curbing negative equity. Say products geared towrds either bring Loan to value vis and Housing Prices ratio positive or at least helping those with negative equity to become positive. Perha ...

    1 Jul 2010 -

  91. I'm interning at a rating agency for my second summer in a row, and even though I essentially have a FT offer, banking is much more appealing. Right out of undergrad (3.5, nontarget), it would seem stupid to just be working a 9-5 job. Any thoughts on ...

    1 comment23 Jun 2010 -

  92. Hello All, ...

    1 comment2 Mar 2010 -

  93. "Who Pays Wins"

    Investment Banking

    UBS & BofAMerrill are back spending the big bux in order to bulk up their IBDs in the UK: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601108&si... UBS IBanking Merrill ...

    19 Feb 2010 -

  94. Hello All, I have a first round interview with TD for the position above. It sounds like a Commercial lending position, so I'm wondering if I could except similar technical questions to IB (i.e modeling etc...) Has anyone done this interview before? ...

    1 comment19 Jan 2010 -