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  2. Investment Banking in London (EMEA)- Strongest Players, League Tables, Salaries, Differences...

    Here is a summary of Investment Banking in London. Strongest Banks: In Europe, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are traditionally the strongest banks that get the most high profile transactions. They are followed by the 'Elite Twins in London' L ...

    96 comments - 21 silver bananas - Feb 3 2019 - 5:00pm -

  3. London SA 2019???

    Hello everyone, with interviews being accelerated in the US I was wondering how the situation is looking in London. Are the SA / FT applications going to open around the same time they traditionally do? internship london summeranalyst summerintern sa ...

    84 comments - 4 silver bananas - Nov 1 2018 - 4:21am -

  4. London based analyst- drug testing

    Hey guys. Wondering if a BB may drug test me as a new analyst starting in the summer in london?? If this does occur, what form will the test likely test? A hair test is the only one which could cause me any issues. Looking for London based info! Any help ...

    19 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 19 2019 - 3:39pm -

  5. Too many IBD internships – is it bad for the CV?

    Hi guys, Just wanted to ask- would having three IB internship experiences look bad on your CV, especially when aiming for IBD Summer Analyst positions (in London)? I'm currently doing a gap year in my home country after finishing my undergraduate deg ...

    17 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 25 2019 - 10:54am -

  6. Moving to London, advice please

    Hi, I currently work in Singapore, and am moving to London to join a BB firm (IBD Associate). My office will be located at Liverpool Street Station. 1) Which area should I stay? I have a couple of friends in London who recommended Shoreditch area. Things ...

    78 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2018 - 6:59pm -

  7. London Bankers Ball Out: £71,000 Bar Tab

    A few years ago it was commonplace to see horrendous bar tabs wracked up on a Tuesday night at Scores, but 2008 brought an end to all of that. However, it appears nine London bankers are bringing sexy back. During their company Christmas party on the 8th, ...

    148 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2011 - 8:27am -

  8. Olympinomics: The Case for the Olympic Games

    Andy note: Post from mid July, but still very relevant today now that the games are going on. With the London Summer Olympics rapidly approaching, and the torch lit over 2 weeks ago, I thought it would be interesting to do some additional research on the ...

    63 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 28 2015 - 10:13pm -

  9. I'm a London-based Distressed Debt Analyst- AMA

    I did 1 year at one of the top restructuring shops (BX, HL, Moelis etc) and then moved on to a credit fund. I've been here for 1.5 years and love every minute of it. We've historically focused on the distressed/special sits (control and non-cont ...

    70 comments - 5 silver bananas - Dec 22 2014 - 2:59pm -

  10. JP Morgan Private Banking interview

    Hey yall, I have a first round interview with JP Morgan for an FT Analyst role in Private Banking. Most of my experience has been in IBD so I not very aware of the types of questions one can expect in a private banking interview. Could anyone give me any ...

    138 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:49pm -

  11. Private Members Clubs, London

    I'm thinking of joining one. Not one for old, stodgy men but one with young professionals and a good social atmostphere. Any ideas? Also, I want a club with actual services, not just a nightclub. london London Clubs ...

    100 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2018 - 12:39pm -

  12. DC Advisory (ex Close Brothers)

    Hi guys, I have a 1st round interview for the Summer Intern position with DC Advisory coming up this week. I will have 10 min conversation with Dartmouth Partners (ex Cornell Partnership) employee. Any idea what can I expect? Btw, this is for either Londo ...

    75 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:48pm -

  13. Elite Boutiques London / Europe

    All, the recent posts about Elite Boutiques in Europe didnt yield any detailed results. So I thought I would give it another try, I was wondering if anyone has some insights on how the EBs rank in London, among themselves and against BBs especially in ter ...

    37 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 10 2017 - 6:57am -

  14. For MBA is London Business School the only school worth going to in Europe for Banking?

    US has a lot of top schools that banks recruit at for Associate positions like Columbia, Harvard, NYU etc but in Europe is there any one worth going to other than LBS? LBS has a 2 year program like the US. Also how good is LBS for exit opportunities in ba ...

    65 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:35pm -

  15. Is London culture/lifestyle/city more American than European?

    I think London is more similar to an US city than other EU cities. Culture, lifestyle, way of think business and architecture Your thoughts? london ...

    25 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 30 2017 - 5:03am -

  16. Evercore- PE Placement in London?

    Wondering how Evercore fairs for PE placement in London compared to the bulge bracket banks? Stress this is for London, not US. Afaik their UK business is basically just the old Lexicon business, so wondering if the prestige/exit opps still hold. Evercore ...

    32 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:53pm -

  17. Getting burglarized, what to do?

    Again we all got killed at work this week, leaving in the sunrise and working until the wee hours for some endless pitches, but also interesting deal driven stuff, valuation and some board meetings. This weekend was supposed to be a sweet one given the Qu ...

    36 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 26 2015 - 1:45pm -

  18. What Headhunters REALLY Think of Bankers

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from January 2011. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. You get calls from headhunters all the time, often kissin ...

    42 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 29 2012 - 7:45am -

  19. What UK College would you recommend? (undergraduate)

    I'm probably one of the youngest here, but I'll have to apply for UK Universities through UCAS in a couple months. This is strictly for an undergraduate course, which isn't discussed here often. Preferably, I'd like to go to a universi ...

    45 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 9 2014 - 3:41am -

  20. London WSO Meetup: Wed Dec 4th, 730PM, George Pub

    FYI you can call/text if you can't find us: 07880 453 999 London blokes- I'll be in London Nov 30th-Dec 8th and would love to host a meetup. London social host @Asatar will be there as well. Anyone is welcome to attend. Informal event. Don' ...

    52 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 4 2013 - 11:26am -

  21. This is what recession causes: Next stop USA

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14449675 London riots getting REALLY out of hand. Not sure if it gets any coverage over there, but basically ethnic minorities but native born are going crazy in town. The gunshot started it, but the sentiment is caused by pov ...

    249 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 8 2011 - 7:00pm -

  22. Rothschild London vs Lazard Mumbai

    ... london lazard rothschild Mumbai ...

    44 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:25pm -

  23. Best places to buy a suit in London

    Hey guys, Does anybody know of a decent store to buy affordable yet stylish suits at in London? I'm looking to spend max 400GBP and I want a 2-button suit with a slim-ish fit. Any ideas? Thanks, JM New london suit buy ...

    49 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:37pm -

  24. London’s Burning

    50% tax for anyone earning more than 150,000 40% for what a 1st year analyst makes A Robin Hood tax specifically for the financial sector Just a few of the wonderful propositions and enacted laws across the pond And now this: Man are you guys screwed. The ...

    45 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2011 - 10:19pm -

  25. American MBA-> London jobs?

    Hi guys: Would anyone happen to know how American B-schools place into finance/investment jobs in London? Assuming it's a T7 school, and the other attributes of the candidate are at least average of the pool. I don't have a UK work Visa, but giv ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:25pm -

  26. Welcome to Winter Depression

    The depression is coming. No, not the financial markets. The depression I'm talking about is the rapidly approaching onset of winter. We all love waking up to crisp, fresh, snow-covered parks and seeing the trees hang with icicles, how lovely. But th ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2012 - 12:00pm -

  27. Consulting Salaries in London is S***!

    Recently, I was thinking of gaining some international exposure by moving to London. But the salary differential is really too large for it to be a consideration considering London is as expensive as where I'm based out now. In NYC, fresh graduates i ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 12 2016 - 8:30am -

  28. Relocating to London? Anyone from?

    I apologize if this the wrong section, it is my career so it seems appropriate. I was given the opportunity to relocate to London for work. I will still be travelling mon-wed/thurs doing the same thing but covering Europe/Asia. I'm leaning towards do ...

    31 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 29 2014 - 2:28pm -

  29. BB HR: What is the process for checking GPA, ECs, test scores, references, criminal history, etc?

    I see couple of questions on BB background check for FO jobs every day. There are several good threads, explaining the process and everything, but advices almost never come from someone who actually worked at the BB HR. Either people speak from their expe ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2013 - 5:14pm -

  30. City Smackdown- Part 1: Empire State of Mind

    This is my first post here in Wall Street Oasis. [Applause]. In order to get some inspiration, I have been reading a bunch of forum threads in an effort to find a good and interesting topic to write about. I noticed endless discussions about the long hour ...

    23 comments - 4 silver bananas - Aug 22 2012 - 2:29am -

  31. How hard is it to get into London Business School?

    Hey guys, I'm an analyst putting in my 2-3 years here in New York and with dreams of working in London Canary Wharf one day and to attend LBS. How difficult is it to get in? Are gmat scores heavily taken into consideration? LBS is the best school in ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 3 2012 - 2:33pm -

  32. London WSO Drinks

    It has been a while since we Brits got together for a few pints and now that "that exam" is over, it is high time we enjoyed the wonderful London summer! So far we have had 2 events, both with a decent-ish turnout. The evenings usually started o ...

    24 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 17 2013 - 5:01pm -

  33. Numerical reasoning test FAIL

    Hi guys, I'm in London and I just failed Lazard's numerical reasoning test. I've never been good at timed tests like SAT or GMAT but the content wasn't that hard- I think I needed more time. Also, I just guessed the last 5 questions. D ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 5 2011 - 5:51am -

  34. Re: BAML London Group Ranking

    Hi everyone, Trying to gauge BAML's best groups in London. Anyone have any idea's on their top 3 groups? Thanks london BAML ranking Americas Growth Capital Bank of America Merrill Lynch Salary Yes Yes 353814 439207 262108 336284 351284 ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 2 2019 - 4:21pm -

  35. Interview experience at Rothschild London for Internship

    Any advice? Is the first round purely competency or are there some technical questions as well. Any input would be appreciated. Cheers interview london Internship experiences rothschild numerical test ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:51pm -

  36. Is this legit?- Real deal?

    My boyfriend just got a job out in London. He starts in Jan and I'm helping find a place to live. The bank hasnt really given him much information on the areas so I was hoping those familiar with London might be able to tell me a little more. All he& ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 6:19am -

  37. Geographic Arbitrage

    Once upon a telephone wire, geographic arbitrage was indeed possible. Without getting into detailed story tales, one only need to look at the opportunity afforded by the multiple ticker symbols of Unilever and Royal Dutch Shell. I recall safely chomping o ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 8 2010 - 12:22pm -

  38. Guys please help to choose: Mckinsey/Moelis/UBS/PE Fund (Ex Lehman Fund) ALL FOR LONDON!

    Hey guys! I need to make a quick choice in 1~2 weeks and I would like to hear your sincere advice on this. All the positions are for London. Some thought from my side: Mck: Pros: Best brand name, wider exposure (both corporate finance and strategic consul ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 22 2010 - 1:02pm -

  39. **Official 2011 IB Recruitment Thread**

    Alright for those of us that are about to begin our final year (next week... gasp) in college and are working on recruitment for IB, I figured I'd make a thread so we can keep each other in the "know" as to who's recruiting when and wh ...

    33 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 18 2010 - 9:16am -

  40. Working Abroad to Get Ahead

    I've had this debate with a couple of people who believe that working abroad is becoming a new way to get ahead in finance. Rapid globalization and the rise of emerging markets has made an international perspective more important now than ever. I ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2012 - 3:30pm -

  41. LSE MsC in Financial Economics--> FT BB IBD Analyst in London

    Just wanted your opinion on something. I am an undergrad at a top 3 (edit: consistently ranked in the top 3) US undergraduate accounting program. I am interested in working in London at a BB IBD. I was wondering if anyone knew if the BBs hired out the MsC ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2015 - 4:45am -

  42. Deutsche Bank London Reputation

    Dear all, I understand DB doesn't have a 'top' bulge bracket reputation in the US but I was wondering how everyone viewed the London office? Does anyone know what the culture is like? What are the best desks in M&A? Relatively good deal ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2017 - 3:20pm -

  43. Assessment Centres

    I've got a final round assessment centre for JP Morgan London IBD next week. Does anyone know what to expect or how to prepare for these? jpm IBD london ...

    18 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 12:37pm -

  44. Best Citi groups in London?

    Hi guys, Does anyone know what the best IBD groups are for Citi in London, in terms of reputation, bonsues, learning experience, and exit opps? Do industry groups do their own M&A? I know there aren't really product groups, but industry and geogr ...

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

  45. Is the Euro Kaput?

    I take no joy in the suffering of others. Then again, when you are a contrarian...grinning like the Cheshire Cat while winking I toldya so is about as satisfying as life can get. For many years now, well before it became the stuff of Wall Street Journal h ...

    18 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 2 2011 - 1:29pm -

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    deleted interview IBD M&A london Barclays UK Final Round technicals AC PUI ...

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  47. Let the Games Begin

    With almost exactly 24 hours to go until the start of the 2012 Olympics in London (a mere stones throw from Canary Wharf and perhaps the global heart of derivative trading), the hype on local news is building to fever pitch. The BBC has moved all of its r ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 26 2012 - 2:45pm -

  48. London Investment Banks

    This fall, I'm going to a masters program that is heavily recruited by London investment banks. I was hoping someone could shed some light on the perceived quality of the major banks in London. I know that generally speaking the best banks in the USA ...

    26 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 27 2010 - 6:44pm -

  49. Fidelity- Equity Research Internship- Final Round

    Firstly, I apologise if this post is cluttering the forum. This is my first visit to the site, I did a search but couldn't see a relevant thread. If there is one then please point me in its direction to save time. I have a final round with Fidelity n ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:33pm -

  50. London School of Economics- LSE reputation?

    How is LSE regarded by the IB community in America? I've heard many different opinions. Some say that LSE isn't a target uni at all in the US but some say it will still be useful. Do many LSE graduates work on Wall Street? Thanks london wall str ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 4:19pm -

  51. Regents University London MSc Finance??

    Hey monkeys, I faced with this master. Never heard before about the Regents Uni in London. From LinkedIn seems that they place well in BB EB MM etc. Your thoughts? I'm looking for the best Universities in London. Unfortunately no time available for G ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 18 2017 - 1:35pm -

  52. KKR Special Situations- London

    Guys, does anyone have any information on KKR's Special Situations team in London. It's part of the Credit team. Any information on work culture, compensation etc would be great. london Distressed Investing KKR Credit Hedge Funds Accel-KKR KKR ( ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 2:58pm -

  53. London Compensation- Down Big Time

    Vince Cable has vowed to slash 'excessive bonuses' in the city. Since the LD election manifesto stated they'd cap it to PS2500 for all non execs, I'd say this could really reshape banking. Bad times. I'm all up for splitting up ba ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2010 - 7:07pm -

  54. Salary and Bonus London IBD

    Hi guys, Does anyone have some insight on the typical salary bonus progression for IBD analysts in London (BB / good boutique / good MM firms). Let's assume we are dealing with a bank that's been faring relatively well (hasn't hit by massiv ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2012 - 7:30pm -

  55. Arma Partners Graduate Internship London

    Hi all, Since I haven't found any threads on this topic, I decided to create this instead. Has anyone heard back after submitting their application for Arma's Graduate Internship in London? Deadline was on Sunday and they said they will reach ou ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 19 2019 - 5:41am -

  56. Houlihan Lokey- London

    Hi there, does anyone has experience with the Houlihan Lokey corporate finance Team in London? I am interested in joining FT as analyst in 2016 and would appreciate insights regarding: *dealflow *pay *mobility within the firm (how easy is it to transfer t ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2017 - 9:04pm -

  57. Working in London (Hammersmith)- suggestions on where to live?

    Hey Monkeys, I'll be moving to London for work later this year- my office is in Hammersmith. For the sake of convenience for work, I've considered living in Hammersmith (near the tube station). For those of you who live or have lived in London- ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2013 - 3:51am -

  58. Are IB summer internships in London good enough for NY FT?

    I live in Europe and have a IB summer internship in London, but ultimately I want to work in NY. How much is a summer internship in London at a global IB worth when applying to NY graduate positions? nyc london Europe summer internship us USA ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2011 - 8:24am -

  59. PE intern looked down upon?

    Hey WSO just a quick question, For my sophomore summer my cousin has said he can help secure a PE summer intern stint in a medium sized fund in London UK. I thought it would be a great experience to see the buyside and have an international experience. Ho ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2012 - 10:51am -

  60. London- JP Morgan vs Credit Suisse

    Hi all, supposing you had SA opportunities with both firms in London for IBD, which is better? I know they are both good- but I get the impression JPM is slightly better? Investment Banking london ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2011 - 10:25am -

  61. LSEAIC & UCL finance conference

    Has anyone heard back from Dartmouth partners on whether or not they've been accepted to either conference? Networking london LSEAIC ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 28 2012 - 1:55pm -

  62. Moelis & Co London

    Hi gents, Got a call from Moelis ' HR on Friday, she said they would send over online tests (their 1st year of using them) on Friday to be done by Sunday, didn't get anything....anyone in the same boat? While we're here, any info on Moelis ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 5 2012 - 4:14am -

  63. Citi London teams compared to other BB

    Hi WSO monkeys I got an offer to join Citi in London. Which are the best teams in terms of dealflow within the bank? I saw several articles speaking about Industrials in the US being strong, is that the case for London? Any views on Power&Utilities? T ...

    8 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 5 2018 - 11:00am -

  64. Why does JPM have a better reputation than MS in London? (IBD)

    Yeah, basically I think everyone would agree that GS and MS are the best M&A houses in the US (among the BBs at least). Why's that JPM is frequently ranked above MS in London? The most often London IBD ranking I've seen is something like: Ti ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2015 - 7:59am -

  65. Rates, FX & Commodities Desks in London

    Hey guys, We all know there's no such as a bank ranking for trading, everything depends on the desk and things change a lot because entire desks move between banks, but I wanted to get your opinion on what are the top desks in London for these asset ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2011 - 9:42am -

  66. DEShaw vs Citi S&T

    DEShaw prop vs Citi S&T rotational summer both in London. Which one and why? Cheers x s&t london Summer ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2011 - 5:39pm -

  67. Looking for grads from Oxford, Cambridge, LSE

    Looking for grads from Oxford, Cambridge, LSE for an energy job that pays 100k london ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 13 2012 - 4:17pm -

  68. How much money do you spend studying abroad?

    I'm studying abroad in London for the spring semester ~3 months. My housing and meals are taken care of. I was wondering how much spending money should I have prepared. I'm a pretty frugal person... But I'll be in London, so you can only be ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 30 2014 - 11:46am -

  69. Breaking into London from continental Europe

    Im studying my bs majoring in physics and minoring in mathematics at the university of Helsinki. My grades are and probably will be 1st class. What are my changes to get summer internships in London BB and eventually a job as trader or analyst etc in a BB ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2013 - 3:54pm -

  70. Perella Weinberg London

    Hi Chaps, Got a lateral coming up for PWP London, A1-3. Looking for input on interview specifics to PWP and anything with regard to PWP in London would be superb. Obviously I've got tech Qs covered off, but mainly looking for style, brain teasers and ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2013 - 8:11am -

  71. London Olympics biased against Asians

    doping of Ye, korean fencing, japanese judo and boxing, and disqualification of Chinese cyclists. When the British do it, it is fine. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2183171/Lo... The london olympics has lost all of its legitimacy IMO. london Olym ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 3 2012 - 4:36pm -

  72. Off-cycle internships London for an American

    hey guys, any thoughts on off-cycle internships in London? Do they take american students? Whats the process like? london Internship ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2013 - 8:04pm -

  73. Will a Summer Analyst position for S&T at a BB in NYC help me get recruited for S&T at a BB in London

    I've secured an S&T role at a BB in NYC, but when I was applying last year, I was flirting with the prospect of living in London- I grew up there and it's my favorite city in the world. I was able to get this position in NYC by heavily using ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:26pm -

  74. Experiences with BNY Mellon- Alcentra

    Did you intern at BNY Mellon- Alcentra or do you know somebody who did and could you please share your experience? How prestigious would you rate the firm and what do you think about it? Is it somewhere you would intern? Thanks for letting me know, would ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 3 2017 - 12:28pm -

  75. What happened to London as the world financial hub?

    What ever happened to London's expected dominance as the global financial hub? Here is an article from 2004, for example: http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/04/07/10813... Has this trend stalled or reversed because of the european debt crisis? Wh ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2011 - 7:32pm -

  76. Step aside, New York. There's a new sheriff in town.

    London is the new finance capital of world according to a recent report from the good folks at PwC. From CNBC: [London] steals New York's top spot, according to the survey conducted by multinational professional services network, PwC. London was name ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2014 - 3:17pm -

  77. Target universities for top London consulting firms?

    I'd like to know what the target universities are for top management consulting firms in the UK, namely McKinsey, Bain and BCG. Is it true that the London office if these firms mainly target and hire from these unis:- Oxford- Cambridge- LSE- Imperial ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 27 2018 - 12:41pm -

  78. BB FIG in London- 2nd round

    Hi everyone! Long time reader, first time poster here. I'm currently being interviewed for FT analyst position at FIG group of a bulge-bracket bank (London office). I already had 2 interviews with associates in Moscow which included both technical an ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 20 2010 - 12:31pm -

  79. London Bulge Bracket IB Analyst Fucks Up Big Time

    So, there is this guy who works for a bulge bracket bank in London as an IB analyst and probably made one of his biggest mistake in his career so far. This week we received an e-mail with highly confidential information from him. Well, to put it in contex ...

    7 comments - 5 silver bananas - Mar 11 2018 - 7:17am -

  80. COL- London v. NY v. Chicago v. Atlanta

    For full time analyst, what would your lifestyle be looking like in each of these cities? Pure lifestyle, obviously NYC will have more buyside opportunities than Atlanta. My thoughts are that if I'm working for a MM bank, I'd rather be working i ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 18 2014 - 3:12pm -

  81. Deutsche Bank LONDON trainin?!!!!!!

    What do you know about Deutsche Bank's Global Banking training in London? Fun? Partying? or a taste of I banking all Nighters...? Investment Banking london Deutsche Bank training ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:03pm -

  82. Summer London internship visa process for US citizens

    Hello everyone, I am curious as to how the Visa process works for US undergraduates looking for a junior summer internship in IB may work, and what my chances may be for attaining an internship. I would seriously consider living in London for two years af ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:53pm -

  83. 2011 SA compensation- London

    Dear financiers and financieres, For those who already secured offers in London, what compensation have you been offered per week? I have the strange feeling that numbers have dropped significantly... Thx. london pay summer internship SA Compensation ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2011 - 5:47am -

  84. London Based HF's, Prop Shops, and Buy Side Firms

    Hi All, Just wondering if anyone has any insight into the London buy side players. I'm doing my MBA right now in UK and trying to find some good buy side shops to apply to, since they're not really typical recruiters. Thanks! hedge fund london b ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 24 2010 - 5:53pm -

  85. Cold emails across the river: UK to NY Boutiques

    Hey Guys, I had a thought today and I'd like the advice of the WSO community. I've been a long time reader and have noticed that networking/cold emailing/cold calling is heavily emphasised in the pursuit of breaking into the industry. I've ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2012 - 4:30pm -

  86. PE Analyst salaries in London?

    Hi guys, I've got an offer at a small PE fund in London and I was wondering if the pay is ok or not. The fixed salary will be between 35k and 40k GBP, on which the bonus as well as a participation in the carry. I don't have previous full-time wo ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2016 - 3:19pm -

  87. MS M&A vs. Rothschild M&A SA

    London office. Long term aim? Not yet sure, would prefer open options. Please discuss! london ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2012 - 2:50pm -

  88. The hedge fund job challenge... outside the US

    I'm puzzled at how easy getting a hedge fund job in the US seems to be-at least relative to Europe-. Here in London you can try networking, recruiters, the odd cold email/phone call... but nothing comes along. It seems there are just no jobs out ther ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 13 2013 - 1:51pm -

  89. Non-target Polish school, KPMG Transaction Services Intern, chances to break to IB in London?

    Hi all, I study Finance and Accounting at the top Polish university and I'm also doing an internship at KPMG, in TS team. I really want to go for a BB IB Summer Analyst position in London. I also consider MM, PE or anything related to M&A. I know ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2013 - 4:47pm -

  90. BAML-S&T, advice on choosing desk

    Hi everyone, I've got an internship coming up for S&T with BAML in the London office. I'm going to an event where all the interns get to meet the various desk managers and then list their desk preferences for the internship. They sent me a p ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 6 2011 - 8:28am -

  91. What do restructuring bankers do in London....

    .......thats so different to those in Big 4 restructuring? Now bear with me for a second, this is a serious question. It may be different in the states but it seems in the UK the big 4 get some of the biggest bankruptcy/insolvency cases. PwC got Lehman and ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2012 - 9:24am -

  92. London Housemate- October 2012

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    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2012 - 2:18pm -

  93. Best place to start in London? Morgan Stanley v. Rothschild

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    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 15 2019 - 4:41pm -

  94. London as foreigner

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    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2012 - 2:36pm -

  95. Money well spent

    You've worked hard all of your life. You have studied and sacrificed. Now is your big moment. You got the offer. You took it. The hard work has paid off. You bought that suit. Your shirt is so perfectly starched, Patrick Bateman is getting committed. ...

    8 comments - 6 silver bananas - Jul 5 2010 - 8:58am -

  96. Barclays vs Rothschild vs Lazard vs PE grad roles (3i/Terra Firma/Blackstone)? (all London)

    Any ideas on how these stack up in terms of reputation/culture/exit opps/any other factors? Thanks graduate london Barclays lazard Bulge Bracket rothschild BB or Boutique private equity analyst ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 23 2014 - 3:36pm -

  97. Resume for UK Positions

    Hi all, I'm applying for an SA position at a boutique bank in London. I'm going to a US university right now so I was wondering what changes I would have to make to my resume. Would I have to make small changes like convert my GPA to the UK equi ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2008 - 2:45am -

  98. Why are there way more macro funds in London than the US?

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    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 9 2017 - 1:18am -

  99. How to Start in London as an American

    Hi there! I'm a rising senior at a target (about to start my SA) and was wondering what my prospects are for finding full-time analyst positions in London. Specifically AM is preferable, but corporate strategy/consulting is also something I'd ve ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 18 2014 - 10:39am -

  100. What's your favorite restaurant/place to eat in London?

    Being a big fan of extensive wining & dining im just gonna jack Will Huntings thread and make the London equivalent out of it. Where do you guys enjoy eating during your lunch break or when you go out for dinner? This could serve as a good resource fo ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 22 2011 - 10:46am -

  101. 2010 S&T FT Salaries in London

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