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  2. Overview of Infrastructure Private Equity

    Hello WSO, I have been a long time lurker, and this is my first post (or maybe I am one of the top rated authors who decided to make a post anonymously). I have noticed a certain lack of information about infrastructure investing on WSO, and those threads ...

    78 comments - 94 silver bananas - Mar 8 2018 - 9:44pm -

  3. Curious- Would the U.S benefit from Engineers taking a more active role in Politics?

    I know its not an exciting topic but would really just like to hear the community's opinion. I recall one of my professors always mentioning how engineers should get more involved politically as we need to tackle so many science related issues climat ...

    38 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 6 2016 - 2:37am -

  4. President Obama- State of the Union Speech

    In case you guys missed it, here's a link to President Obama's State of the Union speech from WSJ. As always, I really enjoy listening to the President speak. Regardless of policy, I think it's important for us monkeys to listen to this spe ...

    52 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2011 - 9:03pm -

  5. Infrastructure/Power/Utilities

    I was just wondering how this group compares with other groups at banks in terms of exit opportunities, team culture, deal flow and any other miscellaneous factors that I may have forgotten Infrastructure Best Groups Infrastructure PE ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 19 2013 - 3:37pm -

  6. Infrastructure PE- Players, career path, etc.

    Hi, Any monkeys with wisdom to impart on Infra PE? (i) Which players garner respect in the industry other than Macquarie? (not only have capital but are seen as being intelligent investors) (ii) Does the career path differ from traditional PE? i.e. Is it ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:53pm -

  7. Macquarie Toronto Office

    I've got a final round with Macquaire Toronto, and I would love to hear from anyone who is familiar with the final round interview process for analysts! Thanks in advance! macquarie Toronto Infrastructure ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2008 - 9:56pm -

  8. ER: How to specialise in a sector in 6 months?

    Hi all, I'm a buy side equity analyst with a private equity for about a year. My boss and I have discussed that in the interest of both the fund and myself I should try to specialise in an industry/sector over the next six months. Our chosen industry ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2012 - 8:35am -

  9. Barclays ECM vs Macquarie Infra Debt Fund London

    Hi monkeys! The agony of choice... which one would you go for? Both are full time experienced Analyst positions in London. Thanks! macquarie Barclays Infrastructure ECM bond funds Can't choose 2nd year analyst Infrastructure Funds deal sourcing debt ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2015 - 3:45pm -

  10. Project finance?- Staying in the energy/infrastructure space

    Hey guys, Now that I have my summer worked out I'm starting to explore what I want to pursue for FT in the fall. I'm definitely pretty firm on staying in the energy/infrastructure space but I've recently been looking into Project Finance gr ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 7:58pm -

  11. Infrastructure (Toll Roads) Query

    Hi targeted at infra bankers (M&A), specifically toll roads Can anyone please explain comprehensively what a ramp-up reserve is? (with context of a toll road) Would be greatly appreciated! Cheers- GS Infrastructure ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2014 - 11:02pm -

  12. EY- Infrastructure Advisory from Investment Consulting

    Hi All, I've worked in Investment Consulting for 3 years and progressing well but am considering a change. I'm looking at Ernst and Young and their Government Infrastructure Advisory roles. From the blurb "The EY Lead Advisory practice focu ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2014 - 5:19pm -

  13. Morgan Stanley Infrastructure (MSI) Fund

    There was recently a job posting for the Morgan Stanley Infrastructure (MSI) ($4B private equity style fund) for a portfolio analyst. Looks like the primary role would be to assist in marketing/fundraising for the fund. Does anyone know any more about MSI ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2012 - 11:04am -

  14. How to value a concession based power company?

    Got asked by my friend on an interview question about how to value 20% equity stake in a single asset power company with a remaining concession of 15 years. My thinking is as follows: 1. Project the financials of the company for 15 years till the end of c ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2017 - 11:33am -

  15. Industry group: Infrastructure vs Healthcare

    Hi fellow monkeys, I have a very tough decision to make. I have been a generalist for almost 2 years now and will be moving to an industry team within my BB. However I can not make a decision whether to go to Infrastructure or Healthcare. I like both sect ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2017 - 2:05pm -

  16. Question on Infrastructure Private Equity firms- Any hire post-MBA?

    Hi all, I was wondering if there are some infrastructure private equity firms/funds that hire post-MBA? One I can think of is CPP Investment Board. But I was wondering if there are any others? Also, are there any with New York based offices? Thanks! Infra ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2013 - 12:25pm -

  17. investing in infrastructure

    So I've been looking at finding more information on infrastructure. Since from what I've gathered most of it is funded by PE firms or Government it seems finding updates/development is difficult. I'm interested in all aspects of infrastruct ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  18. Infra PE-> MBA-> VC?

    Did 1 year in TMT at a MM IB (think HL /JEFF/ PJ), then moved to a Tier 2 place for 1.5yrs (think NOM/ RBC / HSBC) to do Power, Utils & Infra and now have an offer at an Infra PE fund. Fund is about $5bn AUM (so not big), but deal flow is very high (q ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2016 - 11:01am -

  19. Changing jobs before B-School application

    Hi fellow monkeys, long-time lurker here. I am planning to apply to top MBA programs in the US this upcoming fall and would appreciate your insight on a tough decision that I have to make. Right now I've been with a Big 4 Corporate Finance practice i ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 17 2018 - 9:28am -

  20. Infra PE Analyst vs. Pension Fund Infra PE Analyst

    First time writing at WSO. I've been spectator for some time- finding this website has been the best thing ever happened to me. I'm saying this because now I have few decisions to make! FYI. I have always been interested in infrastructure and pr ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2017 - 10:35pm -

  21. Barclays Infrastructure Analyst Program- Back Office? Exit Opps?

    I came across the Technology Analyst position on the Barclays website and was wondering where it fits in the hierarchy of front office, middle office and back office. What would be the exit opportunities from such a position? The Technology Analyst was un ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2013 - 8:10pm -

  22. Investment Banking VS Infrastructure Advisory

    Hey monkeys, Been doing some research and nothing comes up. What's the difference between Investment Banking and Advisory at KPMG? What's the difference in lifestyle and pay? http://www.kpmg.com/ca/en/whatwedo/advisory/transa... I looked up some ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 2 2012 - 2:40pm -

  23. Best B-schools/programmes for Project Finance field

    What are the best schools/programmes if I would like to set my career on infrastructure PF? Are there any good jobs in the field out there? I hear that the UK is pretty much secondary market. But I'm sure many banks (i.e. Macquarie) must do a lot of ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2011 - 10:53pm -

  24. What's the Process for Infrastructure Funds Recruiting

    I will be starting in the public finance / munis group of Citi this summer. From what I understand, my exit ops are pretty much limited to infrastructure funds, ie, Macquarie, Citi Infrastructure Investors, Cintras, GIP, etc or funds that infrastructure g ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 28 2010 - 3:04am -

  25. From Real Estate into Infrastructure

    Hi, I guess these two asset classes exhibit many similarities and it seems like sometimes they are even integrated in one division. Is there maybe somebody who could tell if starting in real estate within private equity, it would be easy/possible/conseque ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2008 - 4:55am -

  26. Infrastructure Finance- interview advice? help needed

    Upcoming interview and ING for infrastructure finance. Anybody have experience with the group or exposure to infrastructure more widely? Infrastructure ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2016 - 12:31pm -

  27. CFA vs CAIA vs FRM for Project Finance / Infrastructure career path?

    Currently weighing up the alternatives and have a bit of spare time on my hands. Background: already have a M.Fin and a Chartered Accountant certification, current role is in credit risk / transaction execution for a global IB, in particular doing cross-b ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2015 - 11:39am -

  28. PwC Infrastructure and Project Finance Advisory

    Hi, Does anybody has any info on PwC infrastructure advisory department? How is it regarded by the industry? How difficult would be to move from there to a project finance tema in a bank or PE in the future? I want to end up in project finance and eventua ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2014 - 9:33pm -

  29. J.P. Morgan Infrastructure IBD

    Does anyone have insights into the infrastructure finance & advisory team at J.P. Morgan? It seems like they're looking to hire and expand and are a relatively new team within IBD. Looking to learn more about what they do on deals vs. other cover ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 5 2018 - 1:51pm -

  30. Questions for Infrastructure PE Investors

    Currently seeking advice and general thoughts on the infrastructure landscape (disclosure: I am a 2nd year analyst in an energy coverage group). To anyone currently working/ has worked in infrastructure PE: How did you break into infrastructure (i.e. rele ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 7 2018 - 11:38am -

  31. Infrastructure Advisory-> Infrastructure PE / Infra Funds Management?

    Suppose someone worked in an infrastructure advisory firm doing due dilligence (commercial and technical) for acquisition deals. Would that person be an asset to an Infra PE fund? Or anywhere in Infra funds management? Or is something like Infra IB more a ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 6 2017 - 3:46am -

  32. MPA after MBA

    Monkeys... Need your advice on whether to go get top MPA (SIPA/HKS/Princeton) after my MBA So I'm on my last year at usc, and my passion is somewhere in infrastructure / project finance or even public finance, due to my background, but I haven't ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 28 2015 - 8:12pm -

  33. MM IB vs. Big 4 Infrastructure

    Hey everyone, I've been a long-time lurker of WSO and finally mustered the courage to start my own thread. Fresh grad from Australia, don't have a great GPA (we go by % and I'm sitting at high 70%), but currently returned home to Malaysia t ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2015 - 3:26pm -

  34. Infrastructure funds/groups in Boston?

    I am looking to move to Boston or thereabouts to get closer to friends and family (currently in NY), and am trying to get a sense of which, if any, Infrastructure finance jobs I could find up there. Infrastructure finance is my background/interest so I� ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2011 - 8:26pm -

  35. Career Advice: Project Finance-> Infrastructure FoF

    So I am finishing my two years at a major European bank on the Project Finance side. Think SocGec and the likes. Have a decent track record of transactions with mostly commodity background and some infrastructure acquisition deals. They offered me to stay ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 25 2011 - 5:47am -

  36. PE Analyst- hate my firm, should I look to lateral after only 6 months?

    Hey everyone, long-time lurker/poster but recently made a new account. My dilemma is as follows: got an offer to be an analyst for an infrastructure investment firm, the day I went to sign the contract they said they'd need me to help the advisory te ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 10 2018 - 2:09pm -

  37. McKinsey Capital Projects and Infrastrucutre- Salaries?

    Does anyone have any information on what the salaries are like the the McKinsey Capital Projects and Infrastrucutre division? There's tonne a of info out there on what exactly they do but are the salaries similar to the strategy division? Capital pro ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 5 2018 - 9:14am -

  38. Infrastructure Interview Case Study

    Currently interviewing at an infrastructure group that specializes in airport investing and got invited to do a case study next Wednesday. I will have to do a model within 90min and then send it back. The company does terminal redevelopment, privatization ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 24 2018 - 7:04pm -

  39. Uber: The Amazon for "Point A to Point B"

    TLDR: Uber is following Amazon's playbook and this will affect you... a lot. Intro In my view, the end goal of technology is to get everything we want to us instantly whenever and wherever with as little friction as possible. Yes I know most of you a ...

    1 comment - 2 silver bananas - Mar 8 2018 - 2:12am -

  40. Trump Administration Considers Nationalizing 5G Infrastructure

    Axios reported receiving a PowerPoint presentation outlining arguments and a plan for the federal government nationalizing a 5G infrastructure for the nation, primarily to combat Chinese cyber capabilities. I'm curious to hear monkeys' thoughts ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 30 2018 - 10:40am -

  41. HCF International Advisers Limited Tough Interview Questions + Sample Answers

    Database of interview questions from HCF International Advisers Limited, as well as compensation figures...

    0 Interview Questions - Jan 31 2018 - 10:49am

  42. Project Finance to IB?

    I just received an offer for a FT Project Finance position, however it is with a government agency. The types of transactions they work on seems legit but I'm worried about the stigma of having worked for the government on my CV. Do you think it is p ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2016 - 2:16am -

  43. How to value RE developers

    Hi everyone, I've been looking at some RE developers and am trying to find a way to value these companies- companies such as SunEdison and NextEra Energy. These companies seem slightly more complex to value because of the different moving parts that ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 2 2015 - 9:48pm -

  44. Infrastructure Asset Management positions

    New to this forum. Graduated from a top tier MBA program and working for a small buyside firm covering infrastructure related securities (telecom, utilities). I am looking to get into a large Asset Management shop which has a global platform for dividend ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2015 - 6:47pm -

  45. Infrastructure and Mega Project Groups/Experience Info

    I was wondering if anyone here has ever had experience working on large scale projects in real estate or infrastructure, and if I could PM to learn more about the project/deal scopes. Pretty much the kind of stuff these guys do: https://www.youtube.com/wa ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2015 - 4:01pm -

  46. JP Morgan Asset Management Infrastructure Fund Interview

    Anyone have any insight on this? Thanks!! interview Infrastructure JP Morgan investment management ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2015 - 8:54am -

  47. infrastructure at Jane Street for middle aged Silicon Valley burnout?

    A couple friends got jobs at Jane Street over the past year. They can get me an interview on the infrastructure team. They are actually math PhDs, though so don't have too much insight into what the infrastructure team does. I'm wondering if doi ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2014 - 1:48pm -

  48. UBS Infrastructure Management role in Nashville?

    According to what I know, it seems a good position to go for, because it seems like I will be exposed in many different roles and responsibilities, not only the technology aspect of it,but also a lot of decision making and communications with the business ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2014 - 7:37pm -

  49. going for coffee with MD in infrastructure finance

    Hi all. I am going for a coffee with a MD in infrastructure finance (MS, GS etc). I know this is probably just informational/get to know you type of meeting but I really wan't to show the MD that I have really done some research on it. Any advice on ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2014 - 4:19pm -

  50. Work at a Development Bank

    Hi, not sure if this is the right forum to post it. If not please feel free to move it. I woudl like to know if anyone has any experience working or interning at a multilareal development bank such as IADB, CAF, ADB, EBRD, WB and so on. I feel very intere ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2013 - 8:08am -

  51. Trying to Figure Out Where to Take Finance Career

    Hi, I'm struggling to figure out what direction to take my career and I was wondering if anyone can help me out. Basically, when I was in school, I thought that being an investor/trader and following the markets would be cool, but after taking more c ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2012 - 2:48pm -

  52. Fitch Ratings Global Infrastructure

    Hello, I have an interview coming up with Fitch Ratings in their Global Infrastructure Group. I'm just wondering if anyone has had any experience with them in the past or know what to expect? Is it going to be mostly behavioral or a mix of behavioral ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 10 2011 - 1:27pm -

  53. From Project Finance to Infra Funds

    Hi, I am an Associate in the Project Finance arm of a large EU bank. I'd like ideally to land in some infrastructure investment fund in a few years and I'm wondering what's the best way forward to do so. Is it best to stay in PF as this is ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 7 2010 - 4:48pm -

  54. PB Consult? (Transportation/infrastructure)

    Smaller, industry-specific firms rarely get talked about here, but I'm hoping to get lucky. I'm in the field of transportation/infrastructure development and have an interview coming up with PB Consult, which is the strategic consulting arm of P ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2010 - 10:55pm -

  55. Capital IQ Search Request- IB/AM Firms in or near Los Angeles- Infrastructure Focus

    Looking fo someone with access to Capital IQ to run a search for IB or AM firms that focus on infrastructure investments with offices in the Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Francisco areas. Infrastructure san francisco orange county Los Angeles ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2010 - 2:38am -

  56. Infrastructure Model

    Does anyone have an infrastructure valuation models they could share? I am working on a high-speed rail deal and can't find any models to value the right-of-way or the real estate segment. I have done my own valuation, but infrastructure is not my ex ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 2 2009 - 6:59pm -

  57. Public finance group help!!

    Does anyone know what exit opps are for public finance groups? This group, however, is within the IBD division and also does infrastructure work. I know public finance groups have been discussed before, but does it make any difference for exit opps that i ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2009 - 1:33pm -

  58. Aecon and stimulus package?

    Do you think Canadian infrastructure companies like Aecon will benefit from the infrastructure stimulus package in the U.S. that is being proposed? Infrastructure stimulus package ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2009 - 9:53am -