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  2. 5 Differences Between East Coast and West Coast Finance

    I'm commonly asked what investment management firms are like on the West Coast, whenever I meet people in the industry from the east. The northeast (New York, Connecticut and Boston) is obviously the Mecca of finance in the US. But there are also man ...

    125 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 5 2018 - 1:10am -

  3. NYSE hours from the west coast?

    I might have an in for a fund in San Fran, but the prospect of getting up at 4am every day sounds pretty awful. Is it as shitty as it sounds? west coast ...

    49 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:37pm -

  4. West Coast options after East Coast MBA?

    I'm admitted to NYU Stern's full-time MBA program for this fall (Class of 2017), and am pretty seriously considering working and living on the West Coast post-MBA. Close to New York in terms of preference (am actually in SF now!) I should probab ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2015 - 5:56pm -

  5. UCLA vs UC Berkeley recruitment for IB

    In terms of recruiting, how prominent is UCLA among investment banks, including BB and boutiques, especially compared to UC Berkeley. I've spent a lot of time researching and I've looked up literally every post with the tag UCLA but I can't ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2014 - 9:04am -

  6. West Coast Equity Research Opportunities?

    Hi, I am currently an undergrad at UC Berkeley. Do you guys know if there are more equity research opportunities in the east coast or the west coast? and how do I go about finding opportunities in the west coast? Thanks! Equity Research west coast Berkele ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 4 2017 - 5:00pm -

  7. West Coast Consulting Advice

    Hi everybody, I am an incoming freshman who is going to UC Berkeley. I want to work at a top consulting firm in SF (Bain, BCG, Mck) after I graduate. I plan to get into Haas and maintain a high gpa. I might decide to double major in business and economics ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 28 2011 - 2:34am -

  8. What schools to apply to for West Coast?

    If I wanted to work/live on the west coast, primarily around southern california where it is nice and sunny (also where I am from) what are the best schools to apply to? My list right now is: Stanford Berkeley UCLA University of Texas Should I put USC in ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2013 - 5:40pm -

  9. 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 -

  10. Integrating a social life into West Coast trading hours..

    OK, I work at a trading desk on the West Coast (California) from 6:00am to 3:00pm local time. Which means I need to get up before 5am to get ready for work every day. I also would like to be able to hit up some bars or clubs with friends on the weekends, ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 5 2010 - 9:22pm -

  11. West coast office size

    Generally, how big are the BB and elite boutique offices in the west coast? For example, GS SF, Moelis LA, MS Menlo Park, BAML Palo Alto, etc... Thanks! west coast BB offices west coast banking ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 19 2011 - 11:27pm -

  12. CS LA vs. CS NY

    Is it true that CS LA is better in terms of deal flow and reputation than CS NY? Are there any other banks whose west coast offices trump their NY offices? west coast CS ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2011 - 7:36pm -

  13. What business schools to apply for to be an investment banking associate?

    Looking to get my MBA to be an investment banking associate. Should I just apply to the top 20 business schools? Looking to eventually work on the west coast, preferably in southern California. (So would USC or UCLA be my best options? Or does location of ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2013 - 2:07am -

  14. Looking for input from IB/VC/PE folks in the west coast

    I'm a student in SoCal and received an offer for a summer analyst position at Montgomery & Co. in LA and Stifel in SF. I found some info on Stifel here: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/info-on-stifel, but since there's not much informa ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2012 - 5:17pm -

  15. West Coast Hours for a Research Analyst?

    What are the hours like in the west coast for a research analyst? I've heard portfolio managers usually are there ~5, and while research isn't exactly operating on NYSE hours I would imagine they have to show up early as well. Do research analys ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 27 2016 - 1:46am -

  16. UCLA major??

    Hi, I'm attending UCLA and hope to eventually work in finance or consulting. I've heard people tell me that its a target, while others say it's barely a semi-target. It's at least clear that it's not as much of a target as the ivi ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 26 2013 - 5:48pm -

  17. Best BB offices on the West Coast/SF/LA

    editted west coast ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 14 2013 - 7:32pm -

  18. Centerview LA: good FT opportunity?

    Does anyone know anything about the Centerview LA office? I know they just hired Skip Paul Jones, but there isn't much else out there. Have they closed anything yet? How many people work in that office? Would it be a good FT opportunity, or is it bes ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 14 2015 - 3:56pm -

  19. Does the west coast recruit at Wharton?

    Do west coast consulting firms, hedge funds and private equity firms come to Wharton at recruiting time (Philadelphia Wharton obviously)? west coast Wharton recruit ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2011 - 10:48pm -

  20. Clients for CarterPierce?

    Does anyone know some of the firms that use Carter Pierce? They focus exclusively on west coast opportunities, but I feel like most of the major shops still go through the major east coast HHs (HSP, Amity, etc). Thanks. headhunter PE LA SF west coast buys ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 9 2015 - 7:10pm -

  21. 4 Yr Work Exp + MBA enough to transition to IB with focus on metal commodities?

    Hi All, My story: spent 4 years in Asia as a physical metals commodities trader after undergrad from a top west coast schools. But I wanted to come back to the States and get into an IB. I couldn't land a job, so in the main time I took a corporate f ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2015 - 1:42pm -

  22. West Coast Trading- Semi-target and interested in trading

    I go to a semi-target on the west coast and am quite interested in trading. However, one of my friends who did a sophomore rotational at BAML told me that west coast kids getting S&T in NYC is unheard of and virtually impossible. Thoughts? trading wes ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 2:49pm -

  23. West Coast BCG (LA)

    I'm currently pursuing my MBA at a top tier university. Although I'm from the east coast originally, I have strong ties to the west coast as well (mainly the LA area). In addition, from a lifestyle perspective, I feel i'd really like to wor ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 3 2011 - 10:22am -

  24. Full time group placement

    Hey all, If you get a FT offer from a BB or an elite boutique, do you get to choose whether you want to be in the West coast or the East coast? I know that offices in SF, LA, etc. recruit directly for their offices, but will you still have a shot at being ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 17 2011 - 5:52pm -

  25. CS versus Haas at UC Berkeley?

    I'll be attending UC Berkeley in the fall and was wondering how majoring in business administration at Haas versus computer science would impact my ability to get a job in investment banking. I'm pretty interested in both and would ideally like ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2017 - 8:07pm -

  26. East Coast vs West Coast PWM- Investment Advisory

    Hey everyone, I am from New York, but I am going to be interviewing with an investment advisory firm out in Los Angeles (SEIA Signator). They have 5.1 billion AUM as of December 2015, and growing. I am a 22 year old that graduated from college last May (S ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2016 - 7:19pm -

  27. West Coast MM IBD to East Coast MM PE

    I'm looking to make the jump to the buyside, but I'd like to move from the West Coast to the East Coast as well. How open are funds in, say, NYC to a first round phone interview rather than meeting in person necessarily? west coast east coast ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Sep 6 2012 - 1:30pm -

  28. ECM/DCM Jobs on West Coast

    Do BB banks have ECM / DCM positions on the West Coast or only on the East? Thanks! west coast ECM DCM ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 15 2012 - 7:45pm -

  29. 2012 West Coast IBD SA Thread

    Anyone heard back from anywhere? Questions about west coast recruiting? List whether its LA or SF. IBD sa west coast ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2012 - 3:39am -

  30. SA Interview Time Frame- West Coast

    Do the West Coast tech offices of BBs traditionally interview for SA positions in the same time frame that the New York offices do (i.e. starting in late January/early February)? I'm interested in interviewing with some of the West Coast BB offices, ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2010 - 10:03pm -

  31. New expectations going forward

    Now that the war is over, how would you rank the groups on the West Coast as far as expectations over the next couple years? I am particularly curious about what you guys think about JPM TMT (M&A). When it comes to exit ops (PE), are CSLA, GS TMT, and ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 25 2009 - 11:43am -