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  2. 2019 Summer Analyst- Morgan Stanley Hirevue

    Did anyone get the 2019 SA MS HireVues yet? I just got it today. Could someone explain the process further, and give me some tips? (I am a rising sophomore so this is my first interview) Also, was getting the HireVue a selective process? I got it for more ...

    239 comments - 15 silver bananas - Jun 9 2018 - 4:51pm -

  3. Your favorite financier from the past

    Hi all, This entertaining post is for the history and financial history monkeys out there. What is your favorite financier of the past and why? Most of us have read about the Weinbergs and Rohatyns of the past but I'd like to hear about the less know ...

    80 comments - 4 silver bananas - Feb 5 2018 - 9:43am -

  4. Bulge Bracket Fact Sheet

    Could somebody please make a bulleted list of all of the bulge bracket banks and include the core competencies for each bank at what they're best at? This would be to everyone's benefit who wants to learn the "scoop" on each of the big ...

    51 comments - 5 silver bananas - Jul 30 2018 - 1:37am -

  5. Quitting major Investment Bank in NYC after 2 months...?

    Hi guys, I am in a weird situation and would love to hear out some opinions. Two months ago, I started working as and IBD analyst at one of the top 3 IB banks in their NYC HQ. However, I managed to get (what I believe is) a better job opportunity for me i ...

    98 comments - 6 silver bananas - Aug 11 2017 - 2:44pm -

  6. Can You Get A Job in Finance without the degree?

    Just wanted to know if any liberal arts majors have been able to break through into investment banking and other finance positions without an MBA or Business-related degree/credential? I really want to break through on the client services side of finance, ...

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

  7. JPM vs MS.. Please weigh in.. (IBD) NY

    If you had a choice right now between IB at MS vs JPM IBD, which bank would you pick? Consider: culture, exit ops, financial regulation, & prestige Morgan Stanley ...

    105 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 25 2017 - 2:46pm -

  8. Morgan Stanley Reputation

    Can someone talk about Morgan Stanley's reputation (culture, actions)? People always mention things about Goldman's culture and their unity. I'm curious what people in the business think about MS. What are is the general talk about the peop ...

    61 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 19 2016 - 9:55pm -

  9. Morgan Stanley Analysts Reportedly Walk Out After Receiving Low Bonuses

    Can anyone here confirm this? Dealbreaker is reporting that some Morgan Stanley analysts, upon learning that their bonuses were far "below street" walked out in anger. : Morgan Stanley announced bonuses today. Associates on upward are satis ...

    58 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jan 24 2016 - 11:00am -

  10. Jeffrey Chiang: You will never in your life ever work on Wall Street.

    enuf said. if you don't know the story behind this clown, ask one of your banking friends. i'm sure his notorious email must've rounded all the banks by now. And, I know you frequent this forum, JC. goes to show you how small the Street is. ...

    221 comments - 5 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:49pm -

  11. Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing (MSREI)

    Anyone have experience with modeling tests for analyst/associate position here? They mentioned it would take 4-5 hours in total. Not sure what that would entail. MSREI Morgan Stanley modeling test Real Estate ...

    20 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 27 2018 - 9:52pm -

  12. BB Leveraged Finance Groups-Which group actually does modeling (even if it is non-sponsor deals)?

    I understand that at some BBs, sponsor deals are modeled in the LevFin group such as BAML / JPM. However, anyone know which BBs (such as CS, Citi, DB) have levfin groups that still do modeling for other industry groups, even if does not mean modeling spon ...

    113 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:36pm -

  13. 2015 MS Freshman Enhancement Program

    Did anyone else apply this year? Any idea on when we can expect to hear back? This was formerly known as Morgan Stanley 's "Bridging the Gap." Also does anybody know of any similar URM programs that are still taking applications? Morgan Sta ...

    100 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2015 - 5:32pm -

  14. Morgan Stanley's Best Groups in IBD

    Hey, I'm going to be in MS IBD this summer. I was wondering which groups at MS are the best on the street besides M&A? Product groups or industry groups, doesn't matter! Thanks! Morgan Stanley IBD Best Groups ...

    141 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:03pm -

  15. Former MS M&A / KKR here to field questions

    In the spirit of thanksgiving, I have decided to host a thread where you can ask all you ever wanted about banking or PE. Please feel free to ask away. private equity IBanking Morgan Stanley KKR BB M&A ...

    255 comments - 63 silver bananas - Aug 21 2012 - 1:31pm -

  16. Morgan Stanley 2019 London Earlybird Full Time Investment Banking Analyst

    Has anybody applied to the application for this opportunity? Pretty interested in working in the UK (US student from target school) Morgan Stanley 1st job investment banking ...

    14 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 30 2018 - 10:15pm -

  17. JP Morgan Culture NYC

    Hi I have an unofficial interview with an executive director at JP Morgan IBD in NYC. I wanted to ask about what the culture is like and what kind of people they look for in new hires. I've heard that people who work there tend to be pretty chill but ...

    51 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 25 2018 - 6:59pm -

  18. charged with a felony, can be hired by Morgan Stanley or other I.Bank

    hi i an open criminal felony, and i have my first court soon and got hired by Morgan Stanley, now on the application they ask me if i even been charged with felony. I know that i have to check yes, but does anybody knows if that would stop theme from hiri ...

    89 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:19pm -

  19. IPO Pricing 101

    There was much wailing and gnashing of teeth at the close on Friday over the perceived lack of performance in the Facebook IPO. The stock priced at $38, opened at $42.50 (after a few hiccups at the NASDORK), and closed at exactly $38 after an effort by th ...

    52 comments - 5 silver bananas - May 25 2012 - 12:41pm -

  20. Morgan Stanley Global Capital Markets 1st Round Interview

    I have a 1st round interview with this group tomorrow for their 2015 SA Program. In addition to knowing fundamental banking technicals and IPOs, is there anything else that I should be focusing on? Any advice/insight on this would be much appreciated. Inv ...

    40 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:35pm -

  21. Barclays vs. Morgan Stanley

    Which is better for IBD New York? How is Barclays ' integration of Lehman coming along? Morgan Stanley Barclays MS ...

    69 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:50pm -

  22. Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Program

    Has anyone heard back yet/knows the timeline for first round+ superday interviews? I have an exploding offer at another bank, so I'm just waiting on hearing back from MS. Happy New Years everyone! Morgan Stanley ...

    47 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 24 2017 - 11:09am -

  23. Weekend Wars: Facebook vs. Groupon

    With all of the hubbub about Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg these days, I want to remind you guys that they are not the only game in town. In fact, there's another hottie at the dance who may not win homecoming queen, but could turn out to be better ma ...

    55 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 16 2011 - 3:20pm -

  24. Morgan Stanley Inside Access Day 2014

    Curious about this event, it seems to be a little earlier this year. Can anyone who has attended one of these days in the past give a little color about what actually happens at the event, e.g. how many people are invited, are you broken down into section ...

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

  25. Best Chicago IB Offices-Updated

    I know this topic has been discussed before but that was when Lehman was still around. I was wondering if ppl familiar with the area/banks would mind discussing which BB's (for IBD) in chicago are the best? Additional info about how big the offices a ...

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

  26. Morgan Stanley London: Top Groups

    I was wondering if anyone knew what the best groups are at Morgan Stanley IBD in London. By best, I mean in terms of deal flow and exit opportunities. Also interested in knowing which groups have better hours. Thanks! Morgan Stanley ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:05pm -

  27. Morgan Stanley vs. Credit Suisse S&T SA

    I have offers from MS and CS for their summer internship 2012 in London. CS is solely in fixed income and commods, whereas MS I could end up in any of equities, FI, or commods. They're both pretty similar programs- three 3-week rotations, with 1 week ...

    33 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 22 2018 - 7:00pm -

  28. Morgan Stanley Sophomore Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program 2015

    Hi All, Has anyone heard back about the superday for the Morgan Stanley Sophomore Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program?? Investment Banking Morgan Stanley sophomore 2015 ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2015 - 10:31am -

  29. Does Morgan Stanley drug test?

    Self explanatory. I'm an incoming full time IBD analyst next summer and am wondering if I'll get a urine or hair test at training. We didn't as SAs and I believe I heard FTs don't either, but want to be sure. I figured asking here woul ...

    21 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 18 2018 - 9:09pm -

  30. Facebook Chooses Morgan Stanley

    According to sources privy to the deal, Facebook has chosen Morgan Stanley as lead underwriter of their blockbuster IPO. The company plans to file on Wednesday under the ticker symbol FB on the New York Stock Exchange, according to PrivCo. The deal is exp ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2012 - 7:33am -

  31. MS London Earlybird Program

    hi guys have you got any feedback or updates for Morgan Stanley Earlybird Program for any position??? Do you know when candidates will receive telephone interview AC invitations or HireVue interview invitations? Thanks!!!!! Morgan Stanley ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 26 2018 - 8:21am -

  32. Life after BB Private Banking... need advice

    I'm a second/third year analyst at a BB Private Bank in the Southeast US, and need advice on where to take my career from here. The way I see it these are my options at the moment: Climb the ladder at my current bank and try to move internally Go to ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  33. Deciding between BB offers in Hong Kong

    I currently have multiple offers from BBs in Hong Kong (to preserve anonymity, I won't say which ones, but a few are considered here "top BBs"). I know the US reputations of the BBs, but are things the same/different in Asia (for example, i ...

    22 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 30 2016 - 11:47am -

  34. Time Between Submitting Online Application and Hearing from Company

    So this doesnt just apply for Morgan Stanley, but I applied to a bunch of internship programs last week (around the 16th), including Morgan Stanley, but havent heard from them. None of them have online job trackers as well so I havent gotten any informati ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2018 - 4:21pm -

  35. Foreclosure Fence: On Which Side Do You Stand?

    One of our favorite don't ask, don't tell topics in the finance world is the foreclosure mess. Call it Foreclosuregate, the Credit Crunch or the Housing Crisis it just will not go away. Simply put for greater econ minds than mine: When you base ...

    28 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 12 2011 - 11:55am -

  36. Should I take a gap year before as an IBD analyst at MS?

    I am fortunate enough to have a FT IBD offer from MS to start in July 2019, only two weeks after my university course ends. I have always had in the back of my mind that I would like to take a year off and travel the world and it seems that once the ' ...

    9 comments - 4 silver bananas - Nov 8 2018 - 10:27am -

  37. Morgan Stanley says this could be the longest economic expansion...EVER

    I realize they're not calling for double digit returns for the next 6 years (high singles), but what do you guys think? Personally, I think it's possible to have a very long expansion iff (geeks will get this word choice) capex increases meaning ...

    23 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 7 2014 - 1:00am -

  38. MS HK IBD Superday 1/16 NYC

    Have an upcoming superday with MS HK for IBD. Anyone had superday with MS HK before? What to expect on the superday? Morgan Stanley 2016 investment banking summer ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 16 2016 - 6:29pm -

  39. Gorman to Bonus Whiners: STFU or GTFO

    Bloomberg tracked down Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman at Davos yesterday, and the conversation inevitably turned to the reduced comp at the bank. Gorman was unapologetic and said the $125,000 cash bonus cap and reduced all-in comp merely reflected the ne ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2012 - 6:50am -

  40. Morgan Stanley FSG

    Hey, An alum from my school works for Morgan Stanley 's Financial Sponsors Group. I had the chance to speak with her about the state of group and industry and she informed me that all of the work coming out of the sponsors group right now are IPOs. A ...

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

  41. MS Early Access Day Nov. 9

    Anyone going? Morgan Stanley SA Interview ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 1 2012 - 5:19pm -

  42. In Stanley We Trust

    There's a new sheriff in town boys. As much as I like to rant and rave, sometimes the words of others say it better than I ever could myself: Richard Bove wrote: Morgan Stanley is the new Goldman Sachs. Every one of their divisions shows an improveme ...

    24 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 5 2011 - 1:49pm -

  43. MSIM salary, prestige, exit opportunities

    does anyone have insight into Morgan Stanley investment management (MSIM) in terms of salary, prestige, and exit opportunities? thanks! Morgan Stanley MS MSIM ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:35pm -

  44. Incoming Analyst- Potential 3rd Year- PE Recruiting

    I'm a college senior at an Ivy skating through the end of my senior year, awaiting the upcoming summer where I will begin as an Analyst in a top BB Group (think GS TMT, GS HC/CR, GS FIG, MS Menlo, MS M&A). I've been thinking about my options ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2016 - 5:38pm -

  45. UBS Energy Win

    Finally some sunshine in the storm clouds of UBS. Poached Head of Global Energy from MS. http://blogs.wsj.com/deals/2011/05/19/33353/ UBS energy Morgan Stanley Finally Houston ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2011 - 6:00pm -

  46. Facebook Lead Underwriter: MS or GS?

    I thought it might be fun to get a little friendly wager going here on WSO for what is undoubtedly going to be one of the biggest, if not the biggest IPO of 2012. Of course I'm referring to Facebook. Who do you guys think is going to get the plum lea ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2012 - 7:05am -

  47. Half-Price Deal on Groupon Shares

    I think it's safe to say that Groupon CEO Andrew Mason won't be getting a Christmas card from Mark Zuckerberg this year. With Facebook set to cross the 500-investor threshold (realistically something they probably did earlier this year through s ...

    22 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 29 2011 - 5:45am -

  48. Analyst Gets Owned at his own Conference

    How normal is this? lol I just read this and a lot of people get calls wrong, but for this one to get called out and not much of a response makes me wonder what's going on behind the scenes. For a good laugh. Vertex- Morgan Stanley The head of Vertex ...

    28 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 27 2011 - 11:22pm -

  49. Morgan Stanley Hacked in Operation Aurora

    Shit just got real for the IT folks over at Morgan Stanley. The same Chinese hackers who busted into Google last year also breached Morgan Stanley. The attack lasted for months and the damage was substantial. Dubbed "Operation Aurora" by cyber-s ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2011 - 5:45am -

  50. Did MS Screw This Hedge Fund?

    Time to put on your thinking caps, fellas. Because unless I'm missing something, Morgan Stanley has attempted one of the most audacious screw jobs that I can remember. And I have a long memory for these kinds of things. The bank is being sued by Hong ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2011 - 5:45am -

  51. PIMCO Schools Morgan Stanley

    Rumor has it that PIMCO is considering a name change to PIMpCO after the bitchslapping they doled out to Morgan Stanley last month. Morgan Stanley's Edward Glenn Hadden is limping away from the inflation-based street fight with the pension giant, and ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 6 2011 - 5:45am -

  52. Aspiring monkey Emails MS CEO And Gets Some Harsh Advice

    http://www.businessinsider.com/james-gorman-morgan... Don't piss off the CEO of Morgan Stanley! Networking Morgan Stanley cold calling james gorman ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2012 - 10:01am -

  53. **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 -

  54. MS M&A/ GS Offer Advice

    What is the reputation of Morgan Stanley's M&A group? Obviously it's one of the best on the street but how is the culture in the group? Survivable/do-able? Exit opps? If you had an offer GS lev fin/ ecm which one would you take between the t ...

    31 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 6 2011 - 2:46am -

  55. Vault 2010 Prestige Rankings: Top 50 Investment Banks

    1 Goldman Sachs & Co. 2 The Blackstone Group 3 Morgan Stanley 4 J.P. Morgan Investment Bank 5 Lazard 6 Greenhill & Co. 7 Credit Suisse (Investment Banking Division) 8 Evercore Partners 9 Deutsche Bank AG 10 Rothschild 11 Barclays Capital 12 Perell ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2011 - 4:08pm -

  56. Too Big to Fail Movie Review

    Just a forum to post what you thought of the movie. I thought it was pretty good.. Investment Banking Morgan Stanley Goldman Sachs Bank of America TARP JP Morgan financial crisis Merill Lynch too big to fail ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2011 - 8:09pm -

  57. Evercore or Morgan Stanley

    How would you all think about choosing offers between Evercore and an IBD coverage group at MS? Morgan Stanley Evercore ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2011 - 1:16pm -

  58. Advice!! Please help

    Hello all. I need advice!!!!! This is my first time posting here, so please bear with me. A bit about my background, I have a Bachelor's degree in Finance (2004) and a Master's degree in Finance (graduated 2008). I have been working in Accountin ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2011 - 2:13pm -

  59. Morgan Stanley vs. Rothschild- M&A

    Which one would you choose if you had the opportunity to join both of them? How do you rank them in terms of prestige (etc.) compared with other peers? Morgan Stanley M&A rothschild ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2009 - 6:24am -

  60. Top Ten Investment Banking Groups

    Hello All, Just for fun, I thought it would be interesting to get everyone's take on the top 10 groups in investment banking considering reputation, dealflow, senior leaders within group, overall prestige, etc. I totally recognize this is subjective ...

    13 comments - 3 silver bananas - Oct 14 2016 - 1:13pm -

  61. BB Private Equity Group or BB IBD?

    Which would be better in terms of exit-opps for a full-time analyst? Talking about Morgan Stanley PE specifically. Additionally, anyone know what comp is like in the PE groups compared to IBD? Thanks! Morgan Stanley ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2010 - 3:29pm -

  62. Morgan Stanley Super Day

    I have a super day for ms s&t next thursday.. I was wondering if anyone else has gone through a s&t super day or a ms superday. my super day is specifically for fixed income s&t. the recruiter asked me if i knew what group i would be intereste ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:10am -

  63. MS M&A Culture

    Can anyone please shed some light on the culture at MS M&A? Morgan Stanley ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 12 2014 - 7:43am -

  64. Morgan Stanley Real Estate merchant banking

    Can anyone tell me more about MS real estate merchant banking? How are the exit opps for analysts there for PE? Do they place well at mega funds real estate groups? What is the culture like? private equity Real Estate Morgan Stanley ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:36pm -

  65. Major Slowdown on Wall Street

    Yesterday's New York Times ran a piece on the Wall Street slowdown that is getting a lot of attention. The less than rosy picture painted by the article addressed the elephant in the room for many investment banks- deal flow has dropped off significa ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 20 2010 - 8:10am -

  66. Which position should I accept and why?

    (All are for Summer Analyst Positions) (And I don't know which group I will be working in) Barclays Capital- Operations Wells Fargo- Commercial and Corporate Banking BlackRock- corporate finance (Internal Audit and Compliance) Morgan Stanley- Interna ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2013 - 6:17pm -

  67. Morgan Stanley's $5.4 billion hit

    Can someone help me out? How can the expected return from the commercial real estate be "0". At the very least the property must be worth something so they can sell it right? Why did they for example give an entire portfolio of properties to Bar ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 14 2010 - 6:17pm -

  68. Morgan Stanley Said to Freeze Investment-Bank Hiring for 2010

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-27/morgan-st... At least they're not having layoffs like BOA/ BAML, Barcap, CS etc... IB layoffs Morgan Stanley IBD Banking MS ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2010 - 4:37pm -

  69. Morgan Stanley 1st round phone interview NY IBD SA 2015

    Hi all, I have a 1st round phone interview coming up with MS IBD NY. I come from a non-core school with an OK GPA. Non-finance background, but 1 past finance internship. I am expecting basic technicals (high level valuation techniques) and lots of behavio ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2015 - 4:08pm -

  70. Sales at Investment Banks???

    I have always wanted to become a trader and eventually work for one of the bigger IB's. I have recently learned about the sales end of the trading business and developed an interest in that particulat sector. I had a few questions: What exactly does ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2009 - 10:08am -

  71. Morgan Stanley IBD SA- Hold

    Has anyone been on hold for Morgan Stanley 's IBD SA position? Do they usually just put everyone from the superday that didn't get an offer on the list or do I have a fair chance of getting off it? I have been looking around WSO and haven't ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2015 - 10:46pm -

  72. Morgan Stanley Investment Management Analyst

    Has anyone been through a MSIM Full-time Analyst interview? I have my first round on Tuesday (10/25) and would love to eventually land this offer. As we all know the job market blows at the moment and this is one of the few great opportunities out there t ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:37pm -

  73. IS MORGAN STANLEY HISTORY??

    Does anyone in here think that this giant will have to go under pretty soon?? Their stock has been sliding by 60% and it seems like this trend will continue in a very vigorous way. Thoughts??...After MORGAN maybe it will be GOLDMAN Investment Banking Morg ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 11 2008 - 1:26pm -

  74. Morgan Stanley FT Sell Day

    Recently signed with Morgan Stanley and wanted to know if anybody has heard anything about Sell Day for full-time analyst? Or even if anyone has already had sell day...I know they conduct interviews in tiers, wonder if they do the same with Sell Day. Than ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2010 - 10:40am -

  75. SA OFFER DECISION: MS vs Lazard London!!

    I have recieved both offers for a 2015 summer internship position in LONDON I Liked the pple at both places so the decision would be ideally based on the learning experience/dealflow/exit ops. Which one would you choose?? Much appreciate it!! Morgan Stanl ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2014 - 3:41am -

  76. Escaping middle office

    Do you know anyone who has done it? If so, what was their next step? What's the best way to get outta here? I'm 29 and I feel pigeonholed! Middle Office back office bulge Morgan Stanley ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 7 2015 - 8:08am -

  77. MBB in Asia vs BB Structuring in London vs Everything else

    I'm a senior in a top school in Asia graduating in 2016. I've grinded through school, networked like crazy and completed internships in consulting, VC and Asset Management. I have an MBB offer in Asia (think Singapore/KL/HK) and a BB Equity Stru ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 29 2015 - 4:05am -

  78. MS M&A vs BX M&A vs Evercore

    This is my first post on WSO after lurking for 2-3 years and I appreciate the insight/opinions in advance. For FT opportunities and PE exit opps, which option is better? Can you please provide some specific examples if possible? Thanks! Morgan Stanley Eve ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2017 - 1:26pm -

  79. Alex Vayner is at London School of Economics!

    http://www.linkedin.com/ppl/webprofile?gwp=&id=159... Morgan Stanley LSE ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2010 - 7:13pm -

  80. "Story" length?- interviews

    Hi all, So I'm currently in the process of preparing to go into IB (am a junior in college). I obviously know that your "story" is crucial for the interview process and can make you or break you. However, I've read conflicting suggesti ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 15 2018 - 7:42pm -

  81. Where would you invest in the capital structure?

    I hear this question asked all the time and I would just like to know how you guys would answer this question? How do you go about answering this question? Also could be for hedge fund interviews or private equity intervies. Thanks Orchid Morgan Stanley G ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2011 - 11:52pm -

  82. Morgan Stanley Generalist vs Blackstone M&A

    Hey guys, I'm considering full-time positions with Morgan Stanley IBD and Blackstone M&A. I think the consensus is that MS M&A would lead to a better experience and possibly better exit opportunities, but the MS offer is generalist only (grou ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 4 2009 - 3:15pm -

  83. Point72 AM vs. BB IBD

    Hey Monkeys, Interviewing with Point72 and the top BBs in the next few weeks and was wondering how you would think about which option to take. For someone interested in investing in the long term, at what point would you take a BB over P72 in terms of ban ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2015 - 6:32pm -

  84. Morgan Stanley Equity Research or Macquarie Investment Banking?

    I am an undergraduate with summer offers at Morgan Stanley equity research and Macquarie investment bank. I'm not sure which career path I want to pursue. Which option would do a better job of keeping my options open and putting me in a good place (b ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2010 - 11:03am -

  85. JP Morgan Real Estate LA vs Morgan Stanley Real Estate ATL

    Anyone know anything about these offices (or would like to speculate)? Which would pay the most-and how much salary and bonus can real estate IB analysts expect? I'd like to stay in real estate, so I have no problem being coined a real estate guy. Re ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2012 - 8:46pm -

  86. Morgan Stanley Freshman Enhancement Program

    I'm a freshman at a non-target Midwest state school. I applied for the Morgan Stanley Freshman Enhancement Program in New York and I am fairly certain I am getting at least a 3.7 this semester and the next. I hold a position within my investment grou ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:06pm -

  87. The Dental Nightmare of Private Equity

    After years of getting quarterly dental cleanings, my periodontist said he wanted to pull several teeth and do three or four periodontal procedures. My pockets were too deep, I was told. And don't worry, the receptionist said in a cheerful voice, I d ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2012 - 7:14am -

  88. What is the purpose of preinternship/early insight programs

    Hey y'all, I was looking through the career sites of many of these investment banks, and noticed a lot of "pre-internship/early insight" opportunities that were basically 2 day events. What are the purpose of these events? I know that they ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2018 - 7:00pm -

  89. UBS v. CS v. MS

    Hey Everyone, I have gotten offers to join UBS and CS, and have a superday for MS this week. These are all IBD SA Generalist. Here's my dilemma: Ranking: 1. MS 2. CS 3. UBS My perception of the firm based on interactions (people, culture, etc.): 1. U ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2015 - 4:45pm -

  90. S&T in Hong Kong vs. New York

    I couldn't find anything in a search, so I was hoping some of you (especially those who have worked in both cities) can talk about what the differences are in terms of the work, the culture, the lifestyle, exit ops, etc. I have a final round with a B ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2014 - 7:26am -

  91. SA Comp

    I did a search, but I didn't find anything specific to this year. I will be a SA at MS IBD this summer, and I am trying to get an idea of the amount of compensation that I will earn so that I can budget accordingly. According to my offer letter, I re ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2011 - 2:47pm -

  92. Dot Com Bubble 2.0?

    First Facebook at 50 billion, and now Groupon talks about a potential IPO of 15 billion has got me thinking, are we seeing another wave of overoptimism that will just come crashing down? How can a company such as Groupon be worth that much with such an ea ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2011 - 8:45am -

  93. Morgan Stanley Hong Kong IBD SA Superday?

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  96. HELP intern offer decision: Morgan Stanley or Knight Capital

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  97. Morgan Stanley Investment Management Private Equity Investing (Infrastructure) Summer Analyst?

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  98. Morgan Stanley The New Merrill Lynch?

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  99. Morgan Stanley Phone Interview Bomb!!

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  100. Los Angeles Financial Sponsors Groups

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  101. Merger: MS & Citi

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