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  2. I've been sitting on this post for a while. I was waiting for it to turn into a success story; started-from-the-bottom-now-we're-here kind of story. But it's been so long I'm going to post it anyway. My Background: Finance degree from ...

    14 comments19 Jan 2020 -

  3. The webinar for this case is TODAY, July 6th, at 5:00pm EDT. If you miss it, it will be replayed for free on the homepage on August 6th Even though recruiting season is not necessarily around the corner, I thought I'd share the below with the communi ...

    63 comments18 Mar 2018 -

  4. Hey guys, I've been interested in distressed / special situations investing for over a year now, did an RX banking internship this last summer and didn't get a return offer, decided to post-pone a year to recruit for summer internships again. Gi ...

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  5. David Tepper grew up in a middle class neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA. He became interested in the stock market after observing his dad, an accountant, trade stocks during the day. Following high school, he enrolled in the University of Pittsburgh, where ...

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  6. Special Situations Group

    Sales and Trading

    Does anyone have any info about hours in the Special Situations Group? Other relevant info is also appreciated. securities special situations ...

    16 comments20 Apr 2016 -

  7. I have an interview lined up with a typical event driven / special situations hedge fund for the next week. I invest on my own and my style is fairly easy to follow: value-driven, require margin of safety, clear catalysts, buy something that's hated ...

    16 comments5 May 2017 -

  8. What are their interviews like / questions? Thanks! special situations ...

    15 comments24 Apr 2016 -

  9. Hi all, looking at an associate role at a special situations fund. Wanted to understand the perceptions of these funds and exit opportunities. The fund is focused on privately originated investments, backed by financial or real estate assets. 2/3rds of th ...

    14 comments23 Mar 2013 -

  10. Does anyone have any insight on this group? There seems to be little to no information out there apart from their website. Topics of interest include mandate, performance, comp, hours, etc. Carlyle distressed special situations private equity Salary ...

    7 comments20 Oct 2018 -

  11. TPG REal Estate announced on Jan 9, 2015 the acquisition of a 75% stake in a $2.5B portfolio of high-yield RE loans from Deutsche Special Sits Group (Deutsche retained 25%). Looks like 11 professionals from DB 's Special Sits Group joined a newly- cr ...

    9 comments16 Mar 2016 -

  12. I am interested in identifying a list of the top 20-30 distressed debt / special situations groups on the street. I am industry and geography agnostic. I am solving for: (1) learning outcomes, (2) compensation (3) prestige. I am less concerned about (1) a ...

    6 comments12 Mar 2019 -

  13. Anyone done this before? Wondering how these would differ from typical LBO tests- trying to prep. modeling special situations modeling test distressed debt pe ...

    9 comments12 Feb 2015 -

  14. Hi, I have recently been reading a lot about Mark McGoldrick, the ex head of GS Special Situations Group, and his style of investing sounds incredibly interesting to me. I am a junior in college with an IB internship right now, and was just curious about ...

    9 comments6 Jul 2014 -

  15. Where do the banks seat special situation analysts, cross capital structure, or other non-industry specific analysts? MS S&T has a special situation desk; is this standard or do some banks place in EQ research? I'd like to do special situation or ...

    9 comments16 Jan 2011 -

  16. Guys/Gals I know that there is a post from a long time ago but felt that given where we are in the cycle it would be good to began a new updated list of buy side PE (or hedge) and sell side/advisory firms that specialize in special situations, distressed ...

    6 comments18 Aug 2017 -

  17. Event Driven S&T- Please Help

    Sales and Trading

    I would like to learn more about an Event Driven Team for an Institutional S&T firm. From my research the team's main clients include HFs and MFs that use arbitrage strats focusing on M&A, spin-offs, activist situations, bankruptcy, distresse ...

    7 comments4 Mar 2014 -

  18. Chaplin Capital's investment strategy is event-driven and value-oriented, specializing in the identification and analysis of securities likely to experience a change in value resulting from market catalysts. The firm's investment activities may ...

    5 comments10 Feb 2018 -

  19. HOW DO I DO CHANNEL CHECKS??

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    I'm a senior in college who has been managing a small PA for the past couple years. I adhere to a deep value/special situations strategy. While I'm not a big fan of getting on the phone and speaking with people I don't know, I always make i ...

    5 comments20 Aug 2015 -

  20. Does anyone know anything about them from experience as an employee? Have a 3rd round interview and would like whatever insight is available. Thanks guys! special situations Salary ...

    5 comments13 Mar 2015 -

  21. Bayside Capital (HIG)?

    Private Equity

    Anyone gone through the interview process here? Would love insight into their modeling test/ superday, and general impressions of the firm/culture. HIG special situations modeling test bayside capital Salary ...

    5 comments11 Feb 2015 -

  22. I know there are some recommended books out there like Risk Arbitrage (Wiley Investment Classics) by Guy Wyser-Pratte. But that book seems to be very outdated (i.e. not a lot of shareholder rights back then during the time frame of Guy's examples). A ...

    5 comments9 Jul 2015 -

  23. Anyone come across materials that would be helpful in understanding "special situation" or structured credit investing? Any help would be greatly appreciated here special situations Structured Credit ...

    4 comments19 Apr 2017 -

  24. Hi everyone- I'm looking for some additional information for Oaktree's special situations fund. They recently raised $2.3bn and make control debt and equity investments. Typical investment mandate for special situations (distressed, generalist, ...

    3 comments22 Aug 2019 -

  25. While everyone is obviously aware of the MF PE recruiting timeline, does the same go for groups that do distressed/special situations within these firms? What about distressed HFs? I'm referring to groups such as BX Tac Opps, Ares Spec Situations, KK ...

    3 comments31 Aug 2018 -

  26. I have always heard of GS SSG being good and now being merged into MBD. Can anyone comment on which are the best ones? Specifically, has anyone heard about CS SSG group and hows it doing? thanks in advance special situations ...

    3 comments1 Jul 2014 -

  27. I came across a blog post about Bill Gates calling Kodak "toast" back in 1991 that serves as a good reminder on why you really need to have a catalyst when investing. http://www.businessinsider.com/bill-gatess-amazing... http://brontecapital.blo ...

    3 comments14 Jun 2016 -

  28. Special Opportunities Fund

    Investment Banking

    Hi all, posting in this forum as there are more readers. Im making the switch from M&A and I'm looking at an associate role at a special situations fund. Wanted to understand the perceptions of these funds and exit opportunities. The fund is focu ...

    3 comments23 Mar 2013 -

  29. Hi guys, Anyone heard anything good/bad about them? How do they rank among other distressed/special situations HFs? Any insights on pay, culture, undergrad recruiting, prestige, etc.? Thanks! hedge fund Distressed Debt special situations Warwick Capital ...

    2 comments16 Oct 2014 -

  30. Came across an article about AM and private equity firms raising money to go after distressed European companies. I remember last year Elliot Managemt was growing a war chart for similar situations, I think it was $4B if I'm correct. What really caug ...

    1 comment26 Jan 2020 -

  31. I've got to decide which direction I'm going to take, & when it comes to hedge funds, I'm most interested in things that fall under the credit side--special situations, distressed debt, & activism (I know that's not exclusively ...

    1 comment30 Apr 2019 -

  32. Anybody heard of them or know anything about the group in terms of reputation, work type and exit opportunities? special situations Salary ...

    1 comment29 Oct 2018 -

  33. Anyone have some good resources about this? Have seen a few academic articles, but looking for something in the way of a model or news source to get a better grasp of this. I don't expect to be an expert in bankruptcy law overnight, but I want to get ...

    1 comment7 Apr 2011 -