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  2. Friendzoned by Your Job

    I've been paying close attention recently to what the people who advance quickly in their career have in common, and what the people who are stuck in the same role for years have in common. One insight I had was that the people who are stuck in the s ...

    33 comments - 46 silver bananas - Dec 26 2018 - 1:02am -

  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. How long after final round to hear back from lateral position?

    I was wondering how long or if I should expect to hear back after a final round for a lateral analyst position I had a week and a half ago? I interviewed on the phone initially then I was called in for a first round, where I met with a VP/Director/analyst ...

    89 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:03pm -

  5. Investment Banking Headhunters

    What would you guys say are the best headhunters to use for IB laterals? I found a few topics on this but they are all outdated and generally do not have great responses. My buddy is looking to lateral from a European city (he is in sort of a hybrid tradi ...

    47 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 26 2017 - 11:58pm -

  6. Lateral from BB investment banking to consulting? (say, after 2 years)

    I'm sure there are some bankers who move into the consulting industry after 2 years (and realizing they hate banking and don't want to go into PE because it's too similar). How common is lateraling in from a bulge bracket investment bank to ...

    120 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:50pm -

  7. For those that lateraled for FT to another bank after a SA position...

    How exactly did you go about doing this? Did you network with other banks before/during/after the internship to get an interview or was FT through OCR? Hell, did you even interview for FT during the internship and how'd you pull that off? Thanks in a ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  8. Anyone have advice on lateraling?

    Hello, I am currently interested in lateraling from my group, and am hoping for any advice or any stories from people who previously gone through with the process. I am currently a 1st year analyst in a top MM in the west coast (think Jefferies/Houlihan/S ...

    100 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 23 2014 - 9:06pm -

  9. Can we talk about networking as an experienced analyst?

    What strategies have you guys used in cold approaches when trying to network for a lateral/upward move? It was easy in undergrad when you could play the "I want to be in your industry, can you tell me about it and how you got there" card, but a ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 11 2017 - 12:56pm -

  10. When to remove GPA from resume?

    How far along in your career is it appropriate to remove your GPA from your resume? Asking specifically about moving between PE firms after 2-3 years of experience (so ~5-6 years after undergrad), or perhaps when applying post-MBA? Thanks GPA LMM mm later ...

    10 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 8 2019 - 10:10am -

  11. Exiting a Boutique

    I'm a graduating senior from an ivy (not H/Y/P) and I landed a position at a MM boutique in Washington DC area (deal sizes around 600M to 1B but not a lot of deals every year) after my BB interviews fell through. I want to lateral to another bank lik ...

    43 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 12:37pm -

  12. REFM Certification

    Has anyone taken the courses and gotten the certification? I was told by a few senior people that taking this would look great on the resume and would help me lateral into an underwriting analyst role, since I am in an entirely different industry at the m ...

    31 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 3 2017 - 8:15am -

  13. AMA: Went from S&T to Cap Markets to M&A to MF PE

    I'm a long time user of WSO, and as the title says, I've had a pretty convoluted career path so far. I started off in S&T out of undergrad, and was on a prop desk that was getting decimated (historically it was one of the most profitable gro ...

    20 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jun 11 2016 - 5:00pm -

  14. Lateral or B-School?

    Hi all, I'm currently an associate going into his 3rd year at a MF in NY. I'm starting to think of next steps and am curious to hear the thought process of those who were on a "partner" track role who decided to go to B-School instead. ...

    10 comments - 3 silver bananas - Oct 10 2018 - 2:02pm -

  15. Making the lateral switch from Banking to MBB

    I'm current approaching my first year as an analyst working at a top MM bank's satellite office (Piper Jaffray, Baird, William Blair, Houlihan) and have recently decided to pursue lateral opps to MBB. A big part of the decision came from persona ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 3 2017 - 12:02pm -

  16. Successful Analyst Lateral?

    Hi guys, I know I posted a topic about lateraling before, but I was just wondering if any WSO member has successfully lateraled from one firm to another as an analyst. It would be preferable if it was right after the first year. I am specifically looking ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2011 - 5:43pm -

  17. 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 ...

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

  18. Lateral hire entry point

    If I work for a whole year before lateralling into investment banking, would I join as a second year analyst or would I have to start from the bottom? lateral ...

    13 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 17 2017 - 4:34pm -

  19. Lateral hire from Deloitte to MBB?

    Hello everyone! Thank you all so much for the thoughtful responses that have come out of these threads- I have another question for the group that I was hoping I could receive some help with. I am thinking of accepting an offer with Deloitte S&O, but ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2015 - 10:31am -

  20. Reasons to Lateral in Banking During Interview

    - 2nd year analyst here looking to lateral here from BB to another BB- Main reason is because of low to minimal deal flow at current team- Would that be a good reason to convey during the interview process or is it frowned upon to discuss your current empl ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 23 2013 - 12:10pm -

  21. Desperate to lateral... Any advice?

    Graduated from an ivy, working at a large bank. Got placed into the ECM group. By no means want to trash equity capital markets or my firm but I am just not learning any of the skills I got into banking to learn. And with the markets the way they are curr ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 19 2015 - 2:40pm -

  22. potential comp related dilemma for lateral hire into BB IBD

    I'll make this short- currently finishing up my first year in BB S&T, and have interviewed for IBD in a bunch of other BBs, and my own BB internally. Got a call from HR from one of the other BBs, and they said before they give me an offer letter, ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 29 2013 - 12:47pm -

  23. Thoughts on Lateraling

    What goes through your head when trying to make the decision? Have an offer from a GS /MS/ JPM bulge coming from a well known middle-market, but am on the fence. Would love to get feedback from those who made the jump after a year and how it helped/hurt l ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2012 - 12:22am -

  24. MM SA to lateral FT BB Recent Grad!

    So I am a recent graduate from a semi-target, 3.7 who landed a SA position at a MM firm right after graduation. Wondering what are the necessary steps I need to take to lateral after this summer to a BB FT (possibly starting in January or later). Also, I ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2016 - 6:40pm -

  25. Who's looking for laterals?

    Who is looking for lateral hires right now? If you know of any FO opportunities in a product/coverage group, please PM me. Thanks. Investment Banking lateral ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 8 2011 - 10:00am -

  26. Lateraling Insights

    Thank you WSO! I've been a member of the community since I became interested in pursuing a career in banking a few years ago. I just lateraled into a top advisory group. Before I was in a so-so group at a low-tier bank and now I'm going into wha ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 12 2013 - 9:31pm -

  27. Looking to lateral to BB IBD NYC- Strong candidate

    ,.aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa lateral Investment Banking Bulge Bracket ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2016 - 4:56pm -

  28. Successful Lateral Hires Please Critique-> SBs

    SB(s) for a thorough, thoughtful critique. http://www.razume.com/documents/18679 My main concerns are as follows: Transaction experience headers: My wording seems awkward to me. Can't use names since none of my more noteworthy transactions have close ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2011 - 2:28pm -

  29. From Associate DCM to M&A/Coverage Analyst- Crazy?

    ...................................................delete.................................................. DCM IBD lateral associate analyst coverage group acquisition m&a ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2018 - 3:06pm -

  30. Any advice for if you dont get promoted to associate?

    So my friend started looking for a PE gig at end of her 2nd year (July 2015), but since then she's had a lot of interviews but hasn't landed anything. She's had so many interviews, that most people in her team have realised she's inter ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2016 - 12:37pm -

  31. Lateral to Top MM Shop and Ask for Signing Bonus?

    Should I expect relocation bonus and signing bonus when lateraling from one shop to another (top MM)? If not, is it bad to ask for one? I guess my question really stems from how easy it is to negotiate stuff like this and general compensation when lateral ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 25 2015 - 10:31am -

  32. Fp&a Associate for a PE port. co to a PE fund Associate

    I want to know of what ways you guys think one could leverage an FP&A Associate role for a PE portfolio company into a role at a PE fund. Have you known someone to take this route? Any info on this would be appreciated as I have just been extended suc ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 29 2011 - 4:53pm -

  33. Request for FT Recruiting Advice for Lateral SA

    Hi guys, I'm from a top target school and currently have an internship for the summer at a BB M&A group. Should I want to lateral to a different BB next year, what should I do? I'm mainly interested in TMT or M&A for lateral, but that ma ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 18 2017 - 5:00pm -

  34. any firms still taking lateral hires?

    I know that there was a period of time recently when firms were taking lateral analyst transfers- is that still the case? If so, what is the best way of going about finding opportunities? Thanks in advance guys. transfer lateral ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2010 - 1:48pm -

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    Deleted s&t business school lateral ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2014 - 10:11pm -

  36. Plan B: Geography vs firm size?

    Hi all, Was planning my next moves in case the current full time recruiting falls through for me. Ideally I would like to move to London and work at a BB / EB that I like. What would be the best way to go about this when I can't secure a '18 gra ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 20 2017 - 10:26am -

  37. Entry level (lateral)

    I'm currently a Public Fin IB analyst working at a boutique; its temp work and will end soon (end of June). I'm not interested in Public Finance work, and I'm looking more into management consulting. Are there any specific consulting compan ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2013 - 5:20pm -

  38. Advice- BB IBD Associate Lateral Hiring

    Hi all, I worked at a large firm in M&A for over 2 years and switched to a much smaller firm. Been here about 1.5 years now, I'm doing well and got promoted and everything but want to get back to a big firm. I have traction with some BB and elite ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 24 2018 - 10:31pm -

  39. HELP: If/when should I jump to IB?

    i'm 2 years out of non-target undergrad and looking to lateral into IB. currently working in a corporate FP&A role at a top tier software company, before that i was worked at a tiny muni-bond shop for 9 months before getting laid off. wondering i ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2011 - 6:03pm -

  40. Do you receive a prorated bonus if you lateral?

    If I lateral 3 months before the end of first year, do I receive a prorated bonus for 3 months at the new firm or none at all? bonuses lateral ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2011 - 9:13pm -

  41. Lateraling from top prop. shops to BB S&T and Hedge Funds

    I wanted to see how common it is for people to lateral from top prop. shops (DRW/ Susquehanna /Trillium/FNYS etc.) to the sales and trading divisions of Bulge Bracket banks and to hedge funds. I'm sure if you are successful at one of the respected pr ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2009 - 6:59pm -

  42. Lateraling as Senior Associate

    Hi all, What are some private / growth equity shops that tend to take (senior) associate laterals from other PE shops, after they've completed their two associate years? Just thinking of my options, as I'm at a 2-and-out shop and don't plan ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2016 - 11:26am -

  43. IBD lateral from a CRA

    Hi, I am currently at a boutique consulting firm (~1 year of experience) and am looking to lateral into IBD in ~2 years. I am considering an offer for an operations analyst role at one of the CRAs (S&P, Fitch, Moody's). Although the role is in op ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2016 - 10:41pm -

  44. Summer 2011 laterals

    Is anyone here a first years at boutique trying to do a lateral after your first year do a better/bigger firm? If so, what's your progress on this? I have begun reaching out to recruiters and friends at other banks but don't plan to leave until ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 14 2011 - 10:28am -

  45. Ex-lawyer preparing for IBD interview: help!

    I am an ex-lawyer who has been trying to lateral into a junior associate investment banking position. Next week, I have my first interview with a couple of bankers at a BB. I don't know exactly what position I will be interviewing for, but I've ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2010 - 2:48pm -

  46. Advice- Jumping to another PE shop

    I've just been told that 50% of my time will now be dedicated to FoF and no longer 100% on LevFin (buyside).... I feel pretty nauseaus at the sudden change and Idk if I should try to jump ship to another PE shop or stick it out and go for an MBA in a ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 12:12pm -

  47. Lateral from Baml to Laz/GS/MS/BX

    Hi everyone, Currently a 1st year analyst and absolutely hate my group. I dislike the industry I am in and the people in the group are so self-centered, introverted, and uninteresting. None of the analysts talk and the morale is pretty low. The deal flow ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 24 2013 - 2:39am -

  48. Where are your associates going these days?

    Hi All- I'd be interested in hearing where the associates at your buy-side shops are going these days after their two years? I've had the opportunity to work at three firms that have spread venture, middle market PE and lower middle market growt ...

    4 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jul 20 2018 - 9:59am -

  49. Lateral Directly After Associate Promotion?

    I'm at a MM in NYC with a cultural of internal A to A promotion. The dilemma is that I don't want to make a career at this bank, and my goal is to transfer to a MS/ GS / JPM as a first year associate. My question is would it be in bad taste to t ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2016 - 1:23pm -

  50. Second Phone Interview

    I'm at an MM lateraling for an EB analyst role. I had a first round phone interview that went well and now they want to have another phone call interview. What should I expect this time? The first time was half background and half technical, should I ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2015 - 11:18pm -

  51. Anyone ever deal with HR internal approval issues w/ regards to hiring and headcount needs??

    Hi everyone, My question is basically as stated on the title. Has anyone ever dealt with HR internal approval issues with regards to hiring? Some background: Been out of school for a year and going through an interview process for an experienced IB analys ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2014 - 10:10am -

  52. Any analysts quitting / know openings / attrition / headcount recount???

    Hello all, This is a serious question (i.e. not a troll). I know that with bonuses about to be handed out soon, if not already, many who thought banking was for them but isn't will be calling it quits. Additionally, I know some first year analysts fi ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 10 2013 - 8:38pm -

  53. do I suck or is it nearly impossible for a quant or trader to lateral right now

    Is anyone else with 1-2yrs experience and a decent resume having trouble making a lateral move within trading? lateral ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 16 2012 - 10:42pm -

  54. off campus hire? from finance to consulting after graduation

    I graduated this may and am working at a hedgefund. During recruiting I felt my temperament was suited for finance but I find the work to be unfulfilling and I would like to be in a position where i can develop business vision/intuition. I think consultin ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2012 - 12:33pm -

  55. Lateralling within ER

    It was recently communicated to me that I would not be receiving a raise in base (salary freeze) following a very disappointing bonus. I was already paid 10k below street IMO so this leaves me 20K below street and well below street bonus. FYI, I work for ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2011 - 8:35pm -

  56. Learning Curve For A Lateral Hire (no Training!!)

    I graduated in 2009 from a top-10 school and wasted about a year in consulting before I realized I wanted to transition back into finance. I was fortunate enough to find a great position despite the awful market and am starting in a couple of weeks in the ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2010 - 11:16am -

  57. Dead Market for Lateral Opportunities

    Hello, I've been on the prowl for investment banking lateral analyst opportunities since the start of this summer, but the opportunities at the BB / EB /top-tier MM level have been very few and far in between. Would really appreciate any input that o ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2016 - 9:05pm -

  58. Lawyer-to-banker interview situation: where do I stand?

    I'm new here, so thanks in advance for having me around. I'm a recently laid-off BigLaw lawyer (a junior associate), with a undergraduate degree from an Ivy League school and a JD from a top 5 law school. Currently, I'm trying to transition ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2010 - 12:41pm -

  59. Lateral Consutling Hires

    I'm a first time poster long time reader. On this forum you hear alot about lateral hires in banking from a mm to a bb, etc. Are there lateral hires in consulting? If so when does that process take place? Thanks. consulting lateral ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2010 - 11:01am -

  60. Buyside lateral- chances?

    Advice needed on my chances at lateral recruiting: a year and a half ago I was hired out of school by a large global credit fund (sponsor focused deals-recap, acquisition fin etc.). In this time i've managed to look at 100+ deals and closed in excess ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2009 - 3:20pm -

  61. Lateral to Sr Analyst / Associate without MBA

    Hey monkeys, So I started my current IB Analyst gig a few months ago and I am starting to think about the long haul. I'm at an industry focused boutique which has few to no associates and no real "promotion track". It's made up mostly ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2016 - 3:21pm -

  62. PE Intern Looking to Lateral

    I just started at a boutique PE shop about a month ago but I would like to switch to a MM PE firm that I feel would support my goals of locking a summer analyst position at a MM or BB bank more effectively. I've learned about an open position at the ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 22 2014 - 6:39pm -

  63. Lateral movement within Bridgewater Associates

    Hi Monkeys Does anyone have know about how easy is it to Lateral within Bridgewater Associates? i.e. Lateral from Finance Associate to Portfolio Associate or Technology Associate to Management Associate. I have an offer from them but it's not my idea ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 17 2014 - 1:36pm -

  64. Lateral during/after rotational program

    Hi all, Currently at a MM in a rotational program, consisting of multiple 3-6 month rotations. While it seemed a good idea when I started, the practical implications are that because of the short tenor you have at all of these departments (infra, FIG cove ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 28 2018 - 5:39am -

  65. Lateraling- Victim of Bear Stearns debacle

    I'm a victim of the Bear Stearns debacle and accepted an analyst position at a 2nd/3rd tier MM bank. I've now worked for 7+ months and want to make a move. I'm not certain of the timing for lateral hires and was hoping someone could provide ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 8:45am -

  66. Finished my 1st year

    Hey all, I just finished my 1st year at a BB Fof and want to move to banking. Anyone knows how I should go about doing this? I feel as if they all recruit only current undergrads. I'm one year out. what paths should I take? IBD Banking lateral move F ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 10 2013 - 12:46am -

  67. I've been told about job openings at BBs- is it too direct to reach out to staffers I don't know?

    So I've been told about certain groups having a hiring need, but don't know anyone personally who works in those groups...I do have analyst friends in other groups however, and was thinking of asking them the names of people in the groups that a ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2013 - 11:22pm -

  68. Credit Risk as a Sophomore

    So currently I am approaching my sophomore summer and I have an internship with a BB in Credit Risk, which I know is generally considered an MO role. However, I want to go into IBD rather than Credit Risk. My question is, would a sophomore doing credit ri ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2013 - 9:30am -

  69. 1st year Big4 consultant looking to move into MBB graduate role

    Hey all, I'm a MBB as a graduate in the fall. My division in the company has undergone a lot of restructuring and it has greatly affected the culture and the work that we do. One of the main reasons why I joined was the possibility of rapid career ad ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2013 - 5:06pm -

  70. Stuck

    Hey guys, I want to get some candid opinions of my situation. I am 10 month FT analyst a no name ten person shop. Deal quality is pretty much crap. I want to lateral to a MM and have been networking for a while now. My background is not pretty- I graduate ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2012 - 3:43am -

  71. delete

    delete Investment Banking boutique business school lateral ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 2 2013 - 10:41pm -

  72. Lateral to BB or stay for MM PE

    I'm 6 mo. into my 1st year at a boutique IB in NYC (known/has presence, but not really a "top" boutique). I just spoke to a headhunter about PE opportunities and he was strongly encouraging lateraling to a BB or else PE opportunities might ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2011 - 3:16pm -

  73. Lateral Interview Question

    Currently a 2nd year analyst at a BB which is not doing that great. Have a lateral interview coming up for a stronger (top 3) BB for the same industry group. Reason I want to switch is that my firm is losing people and I'm not getting as strong exper ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 10 2011 - 5:32pm -

  74. Pharmaceutical Commodities Trader Looking to Lateral to Entertainment Management

    Sup Hommies, So I is currently employemented with La Familia where I do day trading in the pharmaceutical compound sectorial. I know that ain't no top tier Columbian gang but unfortunately I went to a suburban school where the OCR ain't too fres ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 2 2011 - 5:15pm -

  75. Levfin to Restructuring Lateral

    All, I'm currently a LevFin analyst looking to make a move into restructuring over the next couple months. I was wondering if anyone has any experience making this transition. I understand the process of reaching out to HHs/my network to get intervie ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 4 2017 - 9:33pm -

  76. Lateral as analyst or wait for PM seat?

    Alright monkeys, I could use some advice. I've spent the last several years (over 6) working as an analyst for an industry-specific fund strategy and I'm getting a bit... bored. The culture and the pay are great but I'm interested in broade ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2016 - 9:11pm -

  77. Signing bonus for mid-level laterals?

    Anyone have any anecdotal or firm knowledge of what a lateral can expect in terms of signing bonus? Say for your typical MM firm (Blair, Baird, HL, HW) coming from another MM firm. signing bonus lateral vp ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2016 - 1:43pm -

  78. Lateraling as analyst-Less relevant group with lots of deal flow vs relevant group with none??

    Recently finished as a summer analyst in a LevFin group of a large non- BB bank (BMO, WFS, RBC) in their east coast office. Not wanting to risk ending up with nothing, I accepted a full time offer to comply with exploding offer deadline. Problem is, I don ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 5 2015 - 1:28pm -

  79. Possible to lateral to Corporate Banking/Investment Banking role if you aren't currently working in IB?

    Just wrapped up 1 year in a Corp. Finance role. I would imagine I would be applying as an Experienced hire, and it seems like every listing requires previous IB experience. At this point, what are my options? Just try for top MBA--> then Associate? lat ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2014 - 7:49pm -

  80. Internal transfer- Securing an offer?

    I've been in my job in BB ER for about a year. It's ok, but I would really rather be in banking.I think I can switch into banking fairly soon--and I definitely can if I wait until my research program ends next summer. No hard offers, but I can f ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 3:35am -

  81. Lateral to tech focused M&A bank

    I have an interview for a lateral hire to a tech focused M&A bank coming up next week. I was curious as to what kind of industry-specific knowledge might be valuable when it comes to technology, ie different valuation concepts, multiples, or anything ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2013 - 11:01pm -

  82. if one has an offer from a competitor, can that be leveraged for an internal transfer?

    Consider the following scenario- I am finishing my first year in S&T at a BB and trying to transfer into IBD. Let's say i receive an IBD offer from a competing BB....could that be used as a bargaining chip to start a conversation with HR/my manag ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2013 - 7:41pm -

  83. Lateral Hire- Should you send your resume to HR?

    Hi guys, I am looking for a lateral hire into one of the elite boutiques. On most company's website, it stated please send your resume to this email (the company's HR email address) I wanted to check with fellow monkeys here whether its a good i ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2013 - 4:32pm -

  84. For those who have had to provide references in the past

    Guys, I have two really quick questions. If you are looking to switch firms after 3-4 months, and are asked to provide references,- what type of information is verified from your references generally?- plus, if you were around for 3- 4 months only at your ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 14 2013 - 9:31am -

  85. Lateral phone call.

    Monkeys, I have a lateral phone call coming up later this week with a pretty legit MM bank for its tech group. I'm currently not in tech but would absolutely love making the transition. My question to you all is what to expect on the call. It's ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 24 2011 - 2:26pm -

  86. I've made a huge mistake

    I'm now a 2nd-year analyst in London at a BB in DCM. About 6 months ago, I lateraled over from an NYC office at another bank where I had spent 7 months. I went to Oxbridge and my friends from uni were all in London, whereas I grew up in [2nd-tier fin ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 24 2011 - 6:14pm -

  87. Lateral Recruiting- IB Associate at EB / BB

    How long does it take to hear back after final round for lateral associate roles? Is it typically as quick as undergrad / analyst recruiting (1-3 days after the final round) or does it take much longer? Also, would they just delay the process for the heck ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 2 2018 - 7:46pm -

  88. How many lateral interviews before getting offer? (Associate to Associate)

    I'm currently at a small no-name boutique in NYC (Generalist, ~ 10 bankers, smaller M&A deals and Capital Raises) I've been here for a bit less than a year and have recently started looking at opportunities at larger banks (boutiques & M ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 2 2018 - 11:12pm -

  89. Possibility of lateraling from MM (Jefferies/WF/RBC) to EB (Moelis/Evercore/Lazard) after 1 year

    This summer I accepted an offer at a MM (Jefferies/ WF /RBC), which I was initially very excited about. While I still believe it to be a great opportunity, I cannot shake the though of possibly lateraling to an EB like Moelis or Evercore. There is one rea ...

    2 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:05pm -

  90. Lateraling to a different geographic

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