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  2. Doing Personal Investment While Working as IBD Analyst

    Not holding high hopes of getting rich just from bonuses in this day and age. Surprisingly, most of my colleagues just let cash sit idle in bank accounts and rot by itself, and few had any investment experience at all. So anyone out there who have made/ma ...

    121 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 2 2018 - 8:22pm -

  3. AMA: Non-target > > > Big 4 Valuation > > > Boutique IB Analyst

    Hey WSO, I've been a forum lurker for a little over 4 years now and felt like it was time to contribute to the community. My background: As the title says, I went to undergrad at a non-target where I majored in finance and economics. Had internships ...

    21 comments - 11 silver bananas - May 13 2018 - 12:01am -

  4. Moelis Boston Office

    How is Moelis ' Boston office? Do they do lots of deals over there, or would that be a very different experience from the NYC office? Interested in seeing if exit opps would be the same as in NYC office. Thanks all! Moelis & Company acquisition m ...

    19 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 28 2018 - 6:49pm -

  5. FT start dates mega thread

    I was wondering if anyone knows when the New York FT start dates are for different banks. Bulges: GS: July 13th JPM: June 22nd or Mid-August MS: June 22nd or 29th-Depending on accounting test performance. CS: July 6th UBS: Citi: June 22nd BAML: DB: July 1 ...

    40 comments - 6 silver bananas - May 5 2015 - 7:20pm -

  6. Other analyst doesn't like me, unsure what to do

    So I am in a group for a MM, and our team runs thin. There are two analysts: a senior analyst, and a junior analyst (me). The issue I'm facing is that I don't really think I am a good fit with the other analyst. The MD and I are pretty good frie ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 5 2015 - 1:36am -

  7. Goldman FIG vs KBW vs Sandler O'Neil vs EVR FIG

    Hey guys I have analyst lateral offers at the above banks. I really want to make a career in FIG IB. I'm currently leaning towards KBW any advice would be appreciated. investment banking analyst ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2015 - 2:55am -

  8. Making mistakes on the job

    Do many analysts make mistakes on the job, especially as first years? Does anyone have tips at reducing careless mistakes? I hear all of this talk about being accurate as possible. Almost all of the work I hand in requires some kind of markup, usually bec ...

    16 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 18 2016 - 3:13am -

  9. Moelis NY vs EVR NY

    Hey guys I have analyst lateral offers at these places. Im still stuck between doing Career IB or going the PE route. I will be doing a third year analyst stint at both these places. Would appreciate any input. Both offers are generalist. investment banki ...

    16 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 26 2015 - 11:30pm -

  10. Moelis- Best Groups

    It's a generalist program, but I'm assuming you can still express interest in specific industries to the staffer. I'm not particularly interested in any industry so I'm planning on just picking ones that the firm has a decent rep with. ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2016 - 3:42pm -

  11. How much are FT signing bonuses?

    Hey guys I'm an Incoming summer analyst and was wondering what the signing bonuses are usually for return offers. investment banking analyst ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 23 2015 - 4:17am -

  12. Signing Bonus and Relocation the same?

    Hi I received and offer from a BB in London. In the contract it was mentioned a relocation bonus of $7-9K, but nothing about signing bonus. Is this the equivilant of signing bonuses, or do people normally receive an additional signup bonus in addition to ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 12 2017 - 8:00pm -

  13. Houlihan Lokey CF / IB Groups

    Hi all- there has been a lot of talk on WSO about the deal flow and exit opps of top groups like RX, Consumer, and Industrials at Houlihan. Would you say that exit opps for the other groups (Business Services, Aerospace & Defense, Healthcare, TMT, etc ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 30 2018 - 12:42am -

  14. Moving From Equity Research to Investment Banking and vice versa

    Hi Guys, So one thing I've been really trying to figure out is Equity Research or Investment Banking. I interned for 6 months in Equity Research and loved it and am studying for CFA. I loved the process, and consider myself not too quantitative and c ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 21 2017 - 5:51am -

  15. Institutional FI Sales Associate or IBD Analyst

    Hi All, Hope everyone is doing great! Recently I've had the ultimate luck of being interviewed for an Associate S&T (institutional sales specifically) and Analyst Investment Banking position. The S&T is at a top 20 (Canadian firm) while the I ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 17 2016 - 5:13pm -

  16. Help a brother out...

    Hey Guys, I am a 2015 electrical engineering graduate looking for a job in finance. Currently sleeping on my friend's couch in NYC looking for opportunities and networking. Details: Born and raised in Georgia attended prep school and then decided to ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 4 2015 - 12:06pm -

  17. Valuing a Company in an Interview

    Hey Everybody, I've been recently interviewing for investment banking jobs but am coming from a liberal arts background so I don't have much prior finance knowledge. If asked a question like "what is your favorite website and evaluate what ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 9 2016 - 4:56pm -

  18. SA-> FT interview process.

    Hey guys Im interning at a top MM in NYC this summer and have been keeping in touch with my contacts at BB / EBs. I was wondering if anyone could go over their experience in detail. I understand the basics of the process in terms of keeping your contacts ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2015 - 12:50am -

  19. Analyst 2.0- What will the analyst role evolve into?

    Been following the recent & ongoing advancements in technology & often pondering on where my role as an analyst should be prepared to evolve as time goes on. Heard about this new big data technology called "orbital insight" that leverage ...

    1 comment - 3 silver bananas - May 21 2017 - 3:40pm -

  20. UBS IB- Analyst- Funds Advisory

    Hi Guys, I have an interview with UBS coming up the position is: Analyst- Funds Advisory and Shareholder Services. I was wondering if you guys had any idea as to what I could expect? I feel like the job description was very broad. Any ideas on what quanti ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2017 - 5:24pm -

  21. 2017 Full-Time Investment Banking Analyst Application

    Need some help here. Anyone have some color on Full-time Analyst Programs? Is it too late in the game to apply to 2017? Here is my background 3.3 GPA, Class of 2016, BBA Finance, Concentration Financial Services, Non-Target School, Military Veteran. Got s ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2016 - 8:29pm -

  22. BNP Paribas IBE- Real Estate Finance

    Hi, I have an interview for BNP Paribas IBE Real Estate Finance division. Does anyone have any tips or advice on what the culture is at BNP or what they would be looking for as a new Analyst? Cheers bnp paribas Real Estate Finance Real Estate BNP Paribas ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 26 2015 - 11:38am -

  23. Which NYC banks have August FT start dates?

    Hey guys. I was wondering which banks generally hand out Full time return offers that start in August. A lot seem to start june end or mid-july. Being from a quarter school I would barely have any downtime before my IB career starts. This question may be ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2015 - 1:46am -