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  2. Los Angeles Real Estate Development Companies

    WSO, I found out today that my fiancee may be relocated to Irvine in January and I want to get to networking sooner than later so I'm not caught flat footed. I have been to LA exactly once in my life, so I am looking for any local insight into top LA ...

    26 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jun 18 2019 - 11:38am -

  3. Investment Banking in Los Angeles

    Currently, what are the top groups in Los Angeles in the investment banking industry? What groups are dying out? I've heard that many of the BB groups in LA are not their own units and function as a regional arm to SF offices. Are there any exception ...

    235 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 13 2018 - 9:53pm -

  4. Living in Los Angeles- Tips?

    Just found a job out in LA but I'm not from the area. I've searched through old posts in regards to living in LA but they were typically 2-3 years old. Would love to hear about 1) where to live/how much to pay; 2) nightlife; 3) things to expect; ...

    51 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 4:24pm -

  5. Graduate Programs in Real Estate, MRE

    Hey guys, I'm looking at graduate programs in real estate. I've done some research but would like some input. I live in LA and have about 4-years of work experience in real estate (market-rate asset management and affordable housing acquisitions ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 27 2019 - 10:37am -

  6. Two days in LA. Looking for suggestions.

    I'm going to Los Angeles in early November. I'm going out for a friend's wedding that weekend, but I'll be getting there Wednesday afternoon. I've never been to LA before, so I wanted to make a vacation out of this trip. Of course ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2016 - 10:30pm -

  7. I've said this before, I'll say it again. sorry

    . Los Angeles ...

    64 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2011 - 9:52am -

  8. How is Credit Suisse Holding Up in LA?

    Going through the forums, it looks like people were talking, especially around 2013, about CS LA going downhill. I know that they used to be one of the biggest players in LA, but are there any updates on them (I couldn't find any recent info)? How ar ...

    26 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:13am -

  9. GS LA, MS LA, CS LA IBD groups?

    Hi guys, Does anyone happen to know what groups are out in LA for these three investment banks? From extensive searching, I've gathered that GS has FIG, Consumers/Retail, and some TMT? And MS LA has M&A, CS does "full execution" with a ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:50pm -

  10. Show me your gun.....

    Here is my resume. http://www.razume.com/documents/10990 Investment Banking Resume Review CAIA Los Angeles ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2009 - 10:37am -

  11. Summer Intern: Boutique IB (but probably not too much banking work) or UBS WM?

    Hi guys, So I've been given this opportunity to intern with a boutique IB in LA this summer. I'm a sophomore and I'm aiming at junior IBD internship in BB next year. If it were not for the job function I got to know from my interviewer, I&# ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2011 - 2:20pm -

  12. UCLA Anderson vs. MIT Sloan vs. Chicago Booth (for PE in LA)

    Hey guys, I need to make a decision between several MBA program- UCLA Anderson (with a generous fellowship), MIT Sloan and Chicago Booth- with the ultimate goal of transitioning to private equity specifically in LA (thus my bias for UCLA). My background h ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2013 - 3:40pm -

  13. Intrepid Investment Bankers

    Anyone has any insight into this firm? It's based in Los Angeles. Los Angeles boutique bank investment-banking ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:13am -

  14. Los Angeles Financial Sponsors Groups

    Hey, New to WSO and am looking to recruit for a SA internship next fall. I go to a target school in the east coast but am originally from LA. I decided that I'll probably stay in the west coast upon graduation. I'm looking to ultimately recruit ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 18 2016 - 9:02pm -

  15. Top Banks in LA?

    Does anyone have any insight into the top investment banks in Los Angeles? Some of the offices that come to mind:- GS LA- MS LA- UBS LA (ex- Moelis)- Moelis LA- CS LA- Lazard LA- BAS/ ML GS and MS are tops in most other regions, but are their LA offices a ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 22 2009 - 11:35pm -

  16. West Coast I-Banking: Lazard, Houlihan, BAML

    Would love any insight on the following: Lazard SF (tech) vs. Houlihan LA (TMT) vs. BAML LA (generalist) west coast west coast investment banking lazard houlihan Houlihan Lokey Bank of America BAML Merrill Lynch Investment Banking IBD banking tech SF LA s ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 3 2015 - 10:15pm -

  17. MBB West Coast Offices

    Can anyone provide a comparison of the MBB west coast offices (LA, SF for all, Seattle for McK). Also, I've heard local business is flat, thus you can bank and traveling out of state more than one would if one were located in the Midwest/East coast- ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 10 2010 - 12:53am -

  18. Elisa Lam

    So.... anyone else following this? canada Los Angeles murder ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2013 - 11:41pm -

  19. Apartments in Beverly Hills

    I am considering moving to Beverly Hills from NYC- office would be in downtown LA. Does anyone know of any good resources in order to find a nice apartment? Price range is up to $4000 for a 1BR+. Also, how long is the commute during rush hour, ~30min? Los ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 9 2012 - 9:15pm -

  20. Gave up IB in NYC at a BB and now moving to LA Cause of Family Crisis and Want to do S&T; am I screwed?

    Hey all, ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 20 2015 - 9:08pm -

  21. Why do banking in LA?

    Hi all, What makes banking in LA special? I know a possible answer to this can be about some of the more media/gaming oriented nature of the industries but I would love to know what some general thoughts are. Thanks Los Angeles banking LA Investment Banki ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 11 2019 - 10:05pm -

  22. Best exit opps in LA? (2011)

    Which firms have had the best exit opportunities (and tend to get more attention from head hunters) from Los Angeles? Some of the analysts that I've talked to from Moelis say exit opps aren't as strong as BB NY IBD, but isn't Moelis conside ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2011 - 12:36am -

  23. Recruiting for L.A. hedge funds and asset management

    Aside from PIMCO, are there other L.A. hedge funds and asset management firms that recruit at top east coast MBA programs? MBA Recruiting hedge funds Los Angeles ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2010 - 12:04am -

  24. Top 20 MBA for Investment Banking in LA

    I was admitted to a few FT MBA programs (Emory, UNC, Georgetown) and waitlisted at UCLA FEMBA (part time) for start in summer 2019. I am looking to get into IB in LA (HL RX, BAML, CS, etc) post MBA. If I go to one of the FT MBA programs, will it be hard t ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 1 2019 - 12:31am -

  25. Information on Investment Management at TCW??

    Hey guys I was wondering if anyone had an information on TCW (i.e. Compensation, Prestige, Culture, Hours, Etc.) and if they generally recruit undergrads? I just found out I have a pretty strong connection there and am investigating if this is something I ...

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

  26. Guggenheim LA Superday

    I have a superday tomorrow with Guggenheim in Los Angeles. Does anyone have any insight into the type of question they ask? The first round interview was pretty technical with very few behavioral questions and I was curious if it was going to be more of t ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 3 2016 - 9:34pm -

  27. Going to San Francisco, who should I meet?

    Hey WSO, With the communities help last year I finally landed an investment banking internship at a middle market brokerage in Toronto. Since the commute was terrible, I slept on my grandpa's laundry room floor for four months, haha. After the four m ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2014 - 9:18pm -

  28. Travel in Healthcare Consulting

    Big 4 accounting firm in Los Angeles likeliness to travel outside of California for Healthcare consulting, if so which cities/states? healthcare Consulting Los Angeles california ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 29 2016 - 1:59am -

  29. Los Angeles Clubs

    Can anybody recommend a good club to go to on a Thursday in Los Angeles? We will be two guys and one girl. A classy place, not too pretentious, where you don't have to get a table to get in. We most likely be dressed smart casual. Music: House, elect ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 7 2012 - 7:47pm -

  30. Top Investment Management Firms in LA

    Anyone know of good Investment Management firms in LA to start a career at? Los Angeles ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 29 2012 - 11:43pm -

  31. Roommate in LA

    Looking for a roommate, or just to chat if you might know anyone who might be looking. I work downtown. analyst housing california Roommate Los Angeles ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2012 - 2:08pm -

  32. Hollywood Bankers

    Any bankers here in the L.A. area? I'd like to here your experiences on the banking culture out here. Los Angeles ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 24 2010 - 10:13am -

  33. Recruiters in Los Angeles: IB background

    Hey all, My background is in investment banking / private equity and I'll be starting the Columbia MBA program this fall. For internships/full-time work, in addition to NYC I would be interested in Los Angeles. Does anybody know any recruiters/head h ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:00pm -

  34. any info on top la firms

    .. exit opportunities Los Angeles 2013 summer analyst ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  35. Moelis LA- First round phone interview

    Just had a first-round phone interview for their LA office. Does anybody know if they've already had their superday and are pretty much done recruiting for SA positions? Just wondering what kind of odds I'm looking at since working there would b ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 12:06am -

  36. MBB in Los Angeles

    Anyone have any insight on the LA offices of the MBB? Looking for Mckinsey and Bain specifically. Anything on size, types of deals, industries, exit opps at the junior level, etc. would be helpful. Los Angeles to Friday, March 2, 2018- 6:25pm ...

    3 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 2 2018 - 6:30pm -

  37. Looking for a roommate in LA

    Hey guys, I recently accepted a job with a BB in LA in Century City, and I'm looking for a roommate to start a lease in July / beginning of August. PM me if you are interested. Bulge Bracket Roommate Los Angeles apartment ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2013 - 12:42pm -

  38. RBC Capital Markets in Los Angeles

    Hi guys, do you know anything about RBC 's Los Angeles office, size, industry groups? How are they doing in terms of LevFin /Sponsor coverage in the US? I understand they have made some major hires (mostly for NY). Are there actually any bb / mm that ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2011 - 6:04pm -

  39. West LA versus Irvine

    Los Angeles irvine west la MBA ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 12 2015 - 2:45pm -

  40. Advice on gaining underwriting/deal flow experience in CRE in LA?

    Any advice on gaining underwriting/deal flow experience in commercial real estate in Los Angeles? I'm 5-years out of college with 2-years of residential/commercial property management experience, a REFM certificate (lvl 3 w / distinction), a Real Est ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 19 2019 - 7:07pm -

  41. Thoughts on the $2 Billion Dodgers sale?

    I'm by no means a valuation expert but I'm scratching my head at the thought that the Dodgers would be worth over $2 Billion, especially considering the Cubs sold for $845 million in 2009 and McCourt bought the team for $370 mil in '04 and ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2012 - 8:35pm -

  42. IB internship dilemma during leave of absence

    it's just been a week since i started browsing this forum, and i dont have too much background in this industry anyway, so i may sound very dumb at times. im a rising junior at a fairly decent (non-target, i'd say second tier for business) under ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2010 - 1:27pm -

  43. Greetings from LA

    Hello everyone. I stumbled across this site and thought it looked like a site with a lot of useful information so I decided to sign up. I currently live in LA, and attend what is considered a "top tier" state university (lol). Finishing up my so ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2014 - 1:22am -

  44. Los Angeles VC internship

    hi, was wondering what good VC summer opportunities are there for a rising senior, highly selective school? do VCs only consider grads, or are undergrads ok too? venture capital Los Angeles ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2010 - 7:00pm -

  45. BHIC- Beverly Hills Investment Corp (Bollenbach Office)

    Does anyone have any info on these guys? Size, strategy, structure, pay, etc. Seems like they do both private and public investments. Thanks in advance! BHIC Los Angeles hedge fund ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 22 2019 - 3:19pm -

  46. Next steps...

    Hi- I've recently been accepted to study PPE at the University of Oxford and shall almost definitely be attending. I'd consider Princeton, however, it's unlikely I'll be admitted and it would cost a lot more and be less fun than Ox. Th ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 13 2019 - 10:43am -

  47. Asset Management Los Angeles

    I'm working for a boutique investment management shop and I want to relocate to a firm in LA in the near future. I have some questions for those of you that work in IM in the LA area. Which firm do you work for? When does hiring pick up? I imagine th ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 3 2018 - 1:38pm -

  48. getting a high paid job in Sea, $ and sun's place

    Hey everyone, I'm looking for advices from people who had a previous work experience in Montecarlo, Monaco. I've heard the compensations are very high there (as high as they could be in Switzerland), but with a greater lifestyle (sun and sea-lif ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 20 2017 - 6:39am -

  49. EM credit fund/networking in Los Angeles (LA)

    Pretty new to the EM credit scene- wonder which are the big funds in Los Angeles? (especially on PRIVATE credit side?) Any good industry conferences/ networking groups you monkeys can point me to? EM credit Los Angeles emerging market credit ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2016 - 11:54pm -

  50. WSO Happy Hour: Best Practices And Recaps (UPDATED!)

    (Updated by ITF after a good strong drink, 4/22/2013) Whether it's your first time at one of these events or you just need a refresher on the rules of etiquette, these are the "best practices" for WSO Happy Hours to ensure maximum enjoyment ...

    - 1 silver bananas - Apr 23 2013 - 9:45pm -

  51. PWM / Boutique IB internship- requesting region

    Hi, Rising sophomore in college hoping to get a PWM / boutique IB internship next summer. I've done a software engineering internship as well as a marketing internship, but I want to get a finance internship on my resume next summer to help me with B ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2014 - 3:34am -

  52. Citigroup LA- Anybody know how large the office is?

    Does anybody know how large the Citigroup LA office is? and whether they have significant deal flow or not? I'm looking to apply there FT this recruiting season. Thanks for any insight. Citi Citigroup LA Los Angeles ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2016 - 7:27pm -

  53. West Coast Tailors

    Specifically in San Francisco (and Los Angeles occasionally), who are your go-to tailors? Good mix of price and quality of course. My last one did quite a shoddy job and left me with an unflattering shirt. Looking for better. tailor san francisco Los Ange ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2013 - 5:26pm -

  54. Looking for Apt Mates in LA

    I'm going to be working in Century City full time this starting this summer, and am looking for people to share an apartment with (I do want my own room). If you're working in the area and are interested, please respond in the thread or over PM. ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2013 - 4:41pm -

  55. Personality differences between HQ and regional offices

    I've recently started working with the LA office of my firm on a few projects. I have joked with these guys and regularly communicated with them, but this is my first experience working with them. I have always heard that offices in CA and Florida ar ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2012 - 6:01pm -

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

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

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