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  2. Q&A: West Coast Tech IB Analyst

    Investment Banking

    Don't do much posting but this site has been invaluable to me so thought I'd help contribute... Quick Background:- Wrapping up my second year at a BB Tech M &A group in the Bay Area (also summered here my junior year)- Will be moving to a ro ...

    78 comments6 Jul 2020 -

  3. Has anyone received 2021 IBD SA offers from CS this week? Had a superday on 06/24, waiting to hear back... # investment banking Salary United States- Northeast ...

    64 comments26 Jun 2020 - Prospect in IB-M&A

  4. Q&A: Technology IB Analyst

    Investment Banking

    Second year tech IB analysts at a BB bank. Happy to answer questions about recruiting (interviews, networking, applications, resumes, internship experience, etc.) or the job (culture, types of deals, favorite/least favorite piece, etc.). WSO Mentor Want t ...

    36 comments26 Jun 2020 -

  5. I received offers for analyst from a BB (think CS, UBS, Citi) and a MM (Baird, Blair, Piper) both located in Chicago. Which would be better in culture, deal quality, exit opps etc? Bank Internship Chicago # investment banking United States- Midwest ...

    60 comments28 May 2020 -

  6. Must Haves in IB

    Investment Banking

    Thinking about the things you can't live without doing IB or the things that make your life easier. Like an Apple Watch? Or a great bag? Do you guys have any advice on what's a must buy "school supply"? # investment banking ...

    38 comments30 Jun 2020 - Prospect in IB - Ind

  7. Hey monkeys, seems to be a severe lack of talk about growth equity on this forum. Was wondering if yall could shed some light on the growth equity landscape (ie. what are the top firms? how are traditional PE firms growth arms viewed in comparison? how ma ...

    33 comments5 Jun 2020 - Intern in IB-M&A

  8. Anyone here read this book by Bill Keenan? Personally started this last week and am about halfway through. Pretty entertaining read, dude is a solid writer and the book is certainly a throwback to my banking days (for better or worse). Interesting to see ...

    54 comments12 Apr 2020 -

  9. 15 Things I Hate About Banking

    Investment Banking

    Hello all. Figured I'd use quarantine to be productive and share some thoughts with the world. At the end of the day, thankful to still be employed (hopefully) and plugging away Before we start a quick acknowledgement of the normal people who are jus ...

    43 comments4 May 2020 -

  10. A friend sent me an old modelling test he had to complete for a BB a few years ago so that I could practice but I am having trouble with it (Balance Sheet wont Balance, not sure if margin assumptions are right). Would anyone be willing to take a look and ...

    37 comments21 Apr 2020 - Prospect in CorpFin

  11. When calculating enterprise value, I can find the market value of equity for a firm using various websites, but cannot find the market value of debt. I have been looking through the 10-K report for the firm and cannot find the factors needed to calculate ...

    31 comments27 May 2020 -

  12. Hey everyone! As the title says, I was recently admitted to Yale and Princeton for fall 2020. I plan on pursuing a B.A. in Economics at either school. I plan on pursuing a career in finance (hopefully IB) after college, and I really don't know which ...

    30 comments4 Apr 2020 -

  13. I've been asked by friends in finance about breaking into tech numerous times over the past year, so thought I'd do an AMA to share more about the experience, do comparisons, and answer any questions that you might have Brief background:- Bachel ...

    21 comments18 May 2020 -

  14. Nontarget-> BB IBD

    WSO Success Stories

    Hey Monkeys, another success story from a nontarget breaking into a BB, just to give people more insight in how to go about it. I come from a school with under 5 alums in banking. so networking was by far the toughest thing for me. I realized that I wante ...

    21 comments8 Jul 2020 - Prospect in IB-M&A

  15. SA 2021: have two exploding offers and not sure which one to take. BAML Levfin v CVP Healthcare. Both in NYC. Got accelerated for both through network/diversity events. # investment banking All United States United States- Northeast ...

    18 comments18 Jun 2020 - Prospect in Other

  16. Any feedback very appreciated I'm originally from_____ and growing up developed an interest in finance because my dad loved watching Mad Money with Jim Cramer and I found his show pretty entertaining so I started paper trading. I also became interest ...

    18 comments16 Jun 2020 - Prospect in IB - Ind

  17. BB Bonuses 2020

    Investment Banking

    Hi Everyone, I know that there have been multiple discussions about bonuses, but they all seem to be filled with spam. I am seeing people say that they are receiving $0 bonuses as first year analysts at BofA, MS, JPM, UBS, CS, Citi. Is this true? What was ...

    17 comments27 Jun 2020 - Intern in IB - ECM

  18. Hi everyone, Just wanted to get some insights/opinions/insider information on:- When are bankers returning to the office?- How long is WFH going to last? I think many incoming analysts and/or junior level bankers would like to get at least an idea. Thanks ...

    18 comments4 Jun 2020 -

  19. Hi there, I am 21 years old who has just finished their undergraduate studies and had always had in my mind to jump ship to a better firm as soon as the opportunity arises. However, the boss and the person in question who hired me, has been highly manipul ...

    17 comments19 Jun 2020 -

  20. Hi WSO, I basically received offers from all the offers listed above (Credit Suisse NY vs. Morgan Stanley LA vs. Lazard Chicago (Rx)) and need advice on making an educated decision. MS has the brand name and is a generalist program; my favorite city is NY ...

    13 comments18 Jul 2020 - Prospect in IB - Gen

  21. I am a female student at a semi-target school. I am hoping to pursue an internship through the diversity pipeline. I was wondering if investment banking or sales and trading is better suited for women? Which career has more women? Which career do women us ...

    14 comments20 May 2020 -

  22. What are some investment banks that are dedicated or specialize in areas like clean technology, green energy, sustainable businesses, etc.? Nomura Greentech and Green Investment Group (Macquarie) are two big ones but are there others? What is it like work ...

    12 comments1 Jul 2020 - Intern in IB - Gen

  23. Find out about a superday decision Friday and I can't avoid thinking about it, also that will determine whether or not I transfer. How do I avoid not going crazy? # investment banking ...

    12 comments24 Jun 2020 - Prospect in IB-M&A

  24. Hi, I wonder about the job oppurtunites a MSc in Finance would be out of these universtites: Master in Finance from Imperial. MFE from Said Business School. MFA from LBS. I am interested in IB, HF and PE. My interest have always been in HF but starting in ...

    13 comments23 Apr 2020 -

  25. How do you guys think the workplace in investment banking will change after things maybe get back to normal? I know some industries expect more flexibility in terms of allowing some employees to WFH on some days and come in on others. Since IB is unique i ...

    12 comments31 May 2020 -

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    11 comments27 Jun 2020 - Prospect in IB - Gen

  27. Hey everyone, Curious to hear what you all would choose in this situation. Appreciate all and any insight. # investment banking Salary All United States ...

    10 comments14 Jun 2020 - Intern in IB-M&A

  28. UT Austin Mccombs vs Berkeley Haas

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey guys, I recently got accepted to Mccombs at UT (in state) and plan on majoring in finance. I got into UCB for the Global Management program as well. GMP at Berkeley means that I am a direct admit into Haas. This would give me a Bachelors of Science in ...

    10 comments12 May 2020 -

  29. Chicago IBD 2020

    Investment Banking

    I know this has been asked a lot before but I wanted to get a more recent perspective about IBD in Chicago as I am interested in moving the after graduating. Excluding the BBs and EBs, what are some good shops? Is recruiting as competitive as New York or ...

    10 comments10 May 2020 -

  30. London 2021 SA

    Job Search Advice

    Hey, After you finish your masters in London, you still apply for the SA roles right? Does anyone know about 2021 cycle in London? I saw many 2021 threats but I guess they concern US recruitment. Any help? # investment banking United Kingdom ...

    10 comments9 May 2020 -

  31. 3 or 4 years Dilemma

    Job Search Advice

    Hey Monkeys, Long time lurker here, so I'm currently a student at a no-name school, guaranteed none of you have heard of it no alums in banking. In high school, I took a lot of AP classes and came to my current school with the option of graduating in ...

    9 comments16 Jul 2020 - Intern in IB-M&A

  32. What the hell do I do now?

    Job Search Advice

    Class of 24 Cornell ILR. Extremely excited that I got into a target school for ib. I'm a little confused now about what I need to do to prepare myself for ib. First school. People have told me mixed opinions about Cornell ILR. Some have told me to tr ...

    9 comments15 May 2020 -

  33. NYU CaS for IB opportunities?

    Business School and GMAT

    I've recently been admitted into NYU CaS but not Stern. I want to go into finance/ IB after undergrad and have heard recruiters heavily prefer Stern grads over CaS grads. I could try internally transferring into Stern but from what I've heard th ...

    9 comments6 May 2020 -

  34. CFA Level One In College

    Investment Banking

    Hey Everyone, I was wondering if it is beneficial to take the CFA level one in college. I want to go into PE and will be interning for a BB next summer 2021. I was thinking about taking the CFA level one to add to my overall resume. Would this help me whe ...

    8 comments30 Jun 2020 - Intern in IB - ECM

  35. Internal Lateral to IB?

    Job Search Advice

    Hello- I'll be in an esoteric DCM (ABS /CMBS type) group starting FT at a top BB in the next few months. I am excited about the role. However, I can see myself wanting to switch to corporate IB in order to do work that is more modeling intensive and ...

    8 comments20 May 2020 - Intern in S&T - Other

  36. 2020 Macros IB

    Investment Banking

    Hi, Hoping someone could point me to which macros to use. I'm aware of TTS and Macabacus, but know TTS is no longer offering there's at least online and Macabacus costs money. I was wondering if anyone could send the TTS version. # investment ba ...

    7 comments12 Jul 2020 -

  37. Hello everyone, I recently got accepted to a BB bank and I could not be more excited. I read online that background checks can be incredibly thorough. The issue is I contributed to a scam company called New York International Capital. It was an unpaid int ...

    7 comments30 Jun 2020 - Intern in IB-M&A

  38. BofA: Healthcare vs. C&R

    Investment Banking

    Hey Everyone, The strongest alumni connects I have are from C&R and HC at BofA. Can you guys please speak on any insight you have about these groups. From them I heard you can expect to work long hours in both compared to other coverage groups. How do ...

    7 comments22 Jun 2020 - Prospect in IB - Ind

  39. So I'm a current Canadian high school senior, and I am going to be enrolling at a UK target uni for accounting and finance. However, my end goal would be to work in the finance sector in NYC. I don't want to be a quant, so are there any masters ...

    7 comments30 May 2020 -

  40. Enlighten me.

    Off Topic

    I've been learning the basic stuff about IB for a couple years now. I'm going to be entering my first year at a big name west coast target school. Leaning towards Econ major however I do not have to declare for a couple years. Please give me you ...

    7 comments6 May 2020 -

  41. 2021 iBanking Internships

    Investment Banking

    Hello-- Hope everyone's doing well! I'll keep this short. Basically, I want to get into iBanking (M&A) and I'm willing to put my back into it--not afraid of losing sleep or a social life. Please respond with suggestions to improve my ca ...

    6 comments15 Jun 2020 -

  42. Lack of grade- intern

    Resume Advice

    Hey, new user here! Since my university canceled summative exams due to COVID this year I will not have any grade on my transcript. What should I put on my CV or in the application forms when they ask about my grade? Thanks 2021 SA Application Advice unde ...

    6 comments11 Jun 2020 - Prospect in PropTrad

  43. This question is for those of you that actively seek out buyers and market your clients for sale. How do you get started on the process? For context, I'm on the valuation and transaction advisory team at an accounting firm. We typically advise client ...

    6 comments5 Jun 2020 -

  44. Master's for IB Career

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi, I am an Indian student applying to UK universities for MSc in Finance. Right now I hold an Offer from University of Glasgow, University of Strathclyde and Queen Mary University London. I would be grateful if anyone could help me decide what to pick by ...

    6 comments2 Jun 2020 -

  45. Hi everyone, I am a current sophomore student at Baylor University studying Pre-Business with concentrations in Finance, and I am looking to get into IB. I have a 3.69 GPA with 33 credits. I was admitted as a transfer to UW-Wisconsin, SMU (Cox), and Notre ...

    6 comments23 May 2020 -

  46. Bank Return Offer Rates

    Investment Banking

    I know PWP is known for turning most SA into FT offers but I was wondering what other banks match up to PWP or even beat it. # investment banking ...

    6 comments17 May 2020 -

  47. Hi!!! I just had a question!! I was wondering so like my GPA was prob like a 3.7/3.8 when I recruited and got my SA position last year and now after senior year it has dropped like a lot like.4 to like 3.3-3.5 range and i'm wondering if it is okay to ...

    6 comments14 May 2020 -

  48. I am a freshman at a semi-target school and was able to secure an internship in the M&A department at a F500 insurance broker. I just found out today that the internship is going to be cancelled due to COVID-19. My goal is to work in IB at a BB when I ...

    6 comments14 May 2020 -

  49. Im currently a senior in high school, I will be attending NYU Stern in the fall (hopefully COVID-19 slows down by then). I would greatly appreciate any advice for: 1) landing internships 2) networking 3) ****the process/"schedule" for IB recruit ...

    6 comments3 Apr 2020 -

  50. Hi everyone, I am a rising sophomore at SMU. I am currently vacillating between transferring to Notre Dame as an economics major or staying at SMU. Here's how I see it: At SMU I have already built up a network, I have mentors, I have 2 leadership pos ...

    5 comments4 Jul 2020 -

  51. Hey, I'm currently a Junior at a "target" university in Argentina, and I'm considering the possibility of working in IB here in Argentina (Analyst years) at one of these 3 Banks: JPM, Lazard, or GS, which are known for having the large ...

    5 comments9 Jun 2020 - Intern in Risk Mnmgt

  52. UT Mccombs vs Berkeley Haas

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey guys, I got accepted into Mccombs (in state), non BHP. I also applied to Berkeley's Global Management Program (direct Haas admit), but was accepted as a College of Letters and Science admit, where I would have to apply to Haas during the fall of ...

    5 comments12 May 2020 -

  53. Hi monkeys, I have done an internship in M&A in an EB in a regional office and this summer will intern in the private capital / secondary advisory of an EB in the main city. I was planning to move from that private capital / secondary advisory group t ...

    5 comments23 Apr 2020 -

  54. PWP vs. Qatalyst Partners

    Investment Banking

    Thought I would ask the WSO community With regards to analyst experience, dealflow, exits, overall experience, compensation, culture, etc... how do PWP and Qatalyst stack up against one another? Have a bit of a preference for Tech, but not so much that it ...

    5 comments2 Apr 2020 - Prospect in IB-M&A

  55. Hi Monkeys, wanted to get your insight into something. TL;DR posted at the bottom. I am currently an international student at a non-target university, I have been in the IB recruiting process but still don't have an offer. The whole announcement of i ...

    4 comments14 Jul 2020 - Prospect in Other

  56. I am a rising senior @ NYU Stern I have a decent resume with multiple VC backed startup internships Due to covid i do not have an internship this semester (No IB summer internship) I have good networking connections, and can reach multiple people at each ...

    4 comments11 Jul 2020 -

  57. Am currently a freshman at a target and really interested in the investment banking field, particularly M&A. Could any professionals provide me with some guidance as to which place is better to have an FT career in M&A? Many of my seniors mentione ...

    4 comments10 Jul 2020 - Prospect in IB - Gen

  58. Hey, Now that they told us that there is still going to be an evaluation process, how do people think it will impact FT offers? Will everyone still be given FT offers or is it a PR stunt like some interns are claiming? Any insight would be appreciated. # ...

    4 comments8 Jul 2020 - Prospect in AM - FI

  59. I really struggle with this. I oscillate between feeling thankful that I'm doing very well in absolute terms and then feeling crappy because I feel like I have the potential to be doing better (working at a more prestigious or well-paying firm). When ...

    4 comments30 Jun 2020 - Prospect in IB - Ind

  60. Employment Dates Messed Up

    Job Search Advice

    I got an offer to work at a BB and I realized my resume has somewhat of a mistake. I worked at a company from December-January paid but my resume says Nov-Feb because was doing some work during November and Feb unpaid. My tax returns only have me working ...

    4 comments30 Jun 2020 - Prospect in IB-M&A

  61. Hey guys. I wanted to consult your wisdom/experiences with career change to ask if anyone has experience or perspective on going from mutual fund sales rep to investment banking? I ask because I have developed a strong interest in pursuing IB, but have ha ...

    4 comments22 Jun 2020 -

  62. Recent Deals UBS has Advised on

    Investment Banking

    Hi. Does anyone know of any recent transactions UBS has worked on? I couldn't find anything online and could really use the assistance before my informational call with an analyst tommorow # investment banking Salary ...

    4 comments9 Jun 2020 - Prospect in IB-M&A

  63. Sophomore Diversity Programs IB

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys, I'm currently a freshman going into sophomore year applying for diversity programs, however I am unsure if I am eligible for these programs since I am not in sophomore year yet. I specifically was looking at BB programs and there is a quest ...

    4 comments19 May 2020 -

  64. Hey guys, I got accepted into Mccombs (in state), non BHP. I also applied to Berkeley's Global Management Program (direct Haas admit), but was accepted as a College of Letters and Science admit, where I would have to apply to Haas during the fall of ...

    4 comments13 May 2020 -

  65. Hello! I am a penultimate year undergraduate at one of the top 3 business schools in Singapore. I really hope to land an industrial placement or a summer analyst role in 2021 so that I have a go for a full-time conversion. I would really love to work eith ...

    4 comments13 May 2020 -

  66. My Story!!! Advice needed

    Job Search Advice

    Hello everyone this is my story of Nepotism, failure, hope and my plans to bounce back, I hope you are safe from Covid-19 and look forward to your feedback. The background: I am an Athens based T.A.S analyst at the T.A.S department of an accountancy firm, ...

    4 comments10 May 2020 -

  67. Hey guys, I'm a recent Msc Finance graduate from a semi-target in London (2019 grad). For personal and interest reasons I've never recruited for IB in undergrad or in my masters. Completed a 6 month internship in a fintech startup after graduati ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  68. I am still waiting on my Ross decision but assuming it's a rejection, which b school should I go to if I want to do west coast banking? Money is not an issue and I'm really just looking to go wherever will give me the best opportunities to jumps ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  69. I noticed most Analysts and Associates exit IB and go to buy-side, Private Equity. However, few go to Hedge Fund or Investment Management. I am curious to know why majority of you guys want to go buy-side? Is it for better pay, work-life balance, culture? ...

    4 comments6 Apr 2020 -

  70. I am a rising senior at a target school. Unfortunately I wasn't able to get a full time internship during the summer. I am applying to all boutiques and MMs and Networking very hard. Are there any firms that are known for hiring a lot of first year a ...

    3 comments17 Jul 2020 -

  71. Hey, I will be applying to IB internships in London for 2021 as a MSc student. I went to summer school for 7 weeks in an Ivy when I was in high school. Should I put this into my CV to look more cosmopolitan? # investment banking United Kingdom ...

    3 comments7 Jul 2020 - Prospect in Other

  72. Trump H1B Visa Ban

    Off Topic

    Anyone have any clue if his ban will actually last until the end of the year and if Canadians fall under this umbrella? Canada TN Visa h1b visa # investment banking Canada ...

    3 comments27 Jun 2020 -

  73. Best FIG Groups (NYC)

    Investment Banking

    Does anyone know which BB 's have the best FIG groups on the street? Heard some mixed things and would love to get some insights on them all # investment banking Salary ...

    3 comments17 Jun 2020 - Prospect in IB-M&A

  74. Title says it all. I'll be entering the corporate banking division (under CIB) of a BB soon, any tips on how I can prepare for the virtual internship? Whether it be books to read, more financial modeling courses, etc Any advice would be gladly apprec ...

    3 comments7 Jun 2020 - Prospect in IB-M&A

  75. I am scheduled to start full-time in July at an Elite Boutique in their M&A team but there's a chance I can work in a buy-side role (PE or Infrastructure Investing) for a couple months before I start my FT job. I was wondering are there any compl ...

    3 comments27 May 2020 - Intern in IB-M&A

  76. Monkeys, I have a question regarding BB 's country coverage teams in Asia (specifically SEA- let's say Malaysia/Indonesia for example). I understand that country coverage teams serve different products (M&A, LevFin, DCM, ECM) to companies op ...

    3 comments28 May 2020 -

  77. M&A but without Powerpoint?

    Job Search Advice

    Are there any roles within IB (M&A in particular) that have modelling + deal flow but without all the fucking powerpoint slides? I love the excel aspect of the job but really despise making decks all night long. Please save me from a slow PPT death # ...

    3 comments12 May 2020 -

  78. What are your guys' thoughts on the Wiley Investment Banking course? There are units on Valuation, M&A, and modeling with videos and assessments too. The course doesn't seem too popular but the Investment Banking Book by Rosenbaum and Pearl( ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  79. Steps to IB

    Job Search Advice

    Key steps to enter in my first IB job after graduating? I have done several co-ops, two in management consulting and the last one in a P.E firm. # investment banking United States- Northeast ...

    3 comments1 May 2020 -

  80. Hello everyone, I happen to find myself fighting a pretty tough uphill battle and would love some advice on how to move forward. As the title claims, I am a graduating Senior who wants to break into IB. To provide some context, I study at a complete non-t ...

    3 comments28 Apr 2020 -

  81. Breaking Into London IB

    Investment Banking

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    3 comments6 May 2020 - Analyst 1 in VC

  82. Alright, well this will be my first significant post... I'm kinda late to the game in terms of networking and active diversity recruiting- but still want to land a good summer analyst position next year (IBD in either MM or BB). All in all, I think i ...

    3 comments6 Apr 2020 -

  83. Hey fellas I am currently in somewhat of a unique situation and was looking for some advice from the community. I had an 'incoming internship' listed on my resume for this summer (2020) and luckily landed an offer for an SA 2021 role at a bank. ...

    2 comments21 Jul 2020 - Analyst 1 in IB - Gen

  84. Last week I submitted an application for Off-cycle IB analyst at J.P. Morgan and today discovered an important typo in my Cover Letter. As the system is cloud-based, I had the chance to resubmit and update it. Will see they my previous Cover Letter? Will ...

    2 comments20 Jul 2020 - Prospect in Other

  85. When would you say is the best time and day of the week to send an email such that you maximize response rate? It could be a crapshoot anyways, but just curious if anyone has any thoughts. # investment banking ...

    2 comments17 Jul 2020 -

  86. BB- IB Full-Time Analyst Roles

    Investment Banking

    Hey Everyone, The full-time analyst roles are beginning to open up from the Bulge Brackets. I was wondering what my chances are applying to the big names given I have no strict investment banking internship experiences (I do have Finance experience, just ...

    2 comments9 Jul 2020 -

  87. Going through summer 2021 recruiting as a semi-target and seeing a huge gap between what people are saying on deal flow between certain middle markets and BBs. I know the bigger firms usually get much better/more diverse deal flow, but at the end of the d ...

    2 comments1 Jul 2020 -

  88. Hi all. Just wanted to get your honest opinion. I submitted my resume materials to an IB job two weeks ago and have not heard back. Since submitting them, I have connected with a few analysts at the company and the person who previously held the position, ...

    2 comments29 Jun 2020 -

  89. Any advice/similar experiences would be awesome. Love this forum and as an engineer who wanted to get into banking out of college, this place helped me a ton. Thanks ya'll! Energy banking Energy Houston IB #careeradvice #finance #career # investment ...

    2 comments29 Jun 2020 -

  90. Hi All, I am seeking interesting potential M&A acquirer and target pairings that would be used for a buyside M&A case study. Please leave your thoughts below and would appreciate any rationale provided as well. Thanks. # investment banking ...

    2 comments24 Jun 2020 -

  91. Hi Guys! I was wondering if, when applying for IBs in London for SA, I should add to my CV that I engage in a political party. Background Information: I stood as regional candidate for the party. I am not from the UK, and the party is (obviously) not acti ...

    2 comments2 Jun 2020 -

  92. I'm an incoming Rx Summer Associate at an EB. Do any FT VPs/associates/analysts at EBs have advice on what traits/tendencies they would like to see in a virtual summer associate? virtual summer associate # investment banking All United States ...

    2 comments12 May 2020 -

  93. Credit Suisse CEO Transition

    Investment Banking

    Hey all, Curious to see how CS's new CEO appointment affects its Investment Banking, Capital Markets, and Trading groups moving forward. I know Tidjane was bearish on these segments and wanted to focus on expanding CS's private bank instead. Is ...

    2 comments28 Apr 2020 - Summer Associate in IB - DCM

  94. Finding work after College

    Job Search Advice

    Hey everyone I have a quick question. I'm living in SF, and go to the State school here, majoring in Finance. I want to break into IB but find the competition here is fierce because of Cal and Stanford. I was thinking about going to another city afte ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  95. Hello everyone and I hope the COVID-19 situation has not affected you too much. The background: I am an Athens based T.A.S analyst at Grant Thornton, i currently work in F.D.D projects with the occasional D.C.F and multiples valuation or I.B.R. I graduate ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  96. I am a senior at a top NESCAC school. I've had a couple of internships, but I'm having trouble finding a full-time IB job in the current market. I was even in the final rounds with a few firms, but they decided to stop hiring. Would it be more a ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  97. When trying to break into IB from something like big 4 TAS, corporate finance, valuation, or consulting within 2 years of graduation, how much do college internships matter? For example, if you did a boutique IB or PE internship senior year would banks ca ...

    2 comments11 Apr 2020 -

  98. Worth trying for BB?

    Investment Banking

    I'm a engineering grad from a top public university in Texas. Graduated last year and started as an Middle Market A&D Analyst at a boutique in Houston. Have a small team but great deal flow. Past 2 year comp per title was significantly higher tha ...

    20 Jul 2020 -

  99. Hello, So I am a rising senior at a target school. Due to my Arab background, I think it would be much easier for me to land a full time IB position in Dubai. However, I would hate to have to stay in Dubai forever. I am wondering, is it difficult to trans ...

    1 comment17 Jul 2020 -

  100. I've seen plenty of discussions of how to go from credit to IB when the two divisions are within the same firm. Unfortunately, while I am about a year and a half in to working at this firm, they DON'T have an IB arm. So herein lies my questions: ...

    1 comment16 Jul 2020 - Analyst 1 in Risk Mnmgt

  101. Suggest Career Path

    Job Search Advice

    I am a student in college. I want to know what jobs are suitable for me. 1.) I want to work as a trader, but am still open to other preferences (most preferably in IB) 2.) I have a bit of coding knowledge that I can use to backtest strategies, but not on ...

    1 comment11 Jul 2020 -