Discussion TopicForumRepliesFreshness
+298 Working in PE is hell on earth PE 79 6h
+211 I Hate my Life IB 54 5h
+210 PE Associate Jumps to Death / Discussion on Mental Health PE 37 11h
+184 We have one life - you can go nuts if your stressing OFF 52 3h
+156 I love prestige. PE 17 2h
+134 Response to 'PE Associate Jumps to Death' -> Resources and Tips for those who may be struggling PE 13 5h
+103 PE Funds that Win - and IB that Tries PE 15 1d
+92 What's your motivation for working in high finance? IB 36 7h
+78 What is the nicest thing you've done for somebody without being able to tell them? OFF 14 18h
+74 Who makes more: MD at BX or MD at GS? IB 42 1d
+71 I brought up Wolf of Wall Street in my interview IB 22 7h
+66 Is CRE Okay? RE 20 1h
+64 Non-Target Construction to MF REPE - 14 Years Later RE 16 7h
+54 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix! OFF 26 30s
+49 Wall Street Oasis Literacy Test OFF 22 8h
+49 Green Energy Policy Will Lead to Anarchy. Please tell me where I am wrong OFF 20 46m
+48 If you could pick any Daily Driver car - what you you pick? OFF 61 8h
+46 some basic questions about PE PE 18 11h
+44 3 Months in and entire Junior Team Quit Rant IB 39 2d
+43 A Definitive Prestige Tier List of Everything NUI 19 34m
+39 PE feeling like banking 2.0 PE 20 3d
+39 How do you actually make friends ? OFF 18 14h
+38 I’m Broke…for now JOB 24 3d
+38 Is SVB Leerink Becoming an EB? IB 45 18h
+37 2021 Big 6 Canadian bonus thread IB 25 8h
+35 Documentary Suggestions OFF 34 10h
+33 Breaking into REPE MM or Mega Fund -- Is it just a dream? RE 12 5d
+32 Product vs Coverage for Career Investment Bankers IB 24 20h
+31 any monkeys launched a fintech OFF 6 2d
+30 Asset Management V Investment Banking AM 12 1d
+30 What Did Banking Used to be Like? IB 20 11h
+30 What happens after 30? HF 35 1m
+29 Retirement Account Contribution Timing OFF 10 4d
+29 NYC vs. Charlotte Banking IB 19 5h
+28 How much does your MD make? IB 43 51m
+27 Financial Modeling & Valuation 2-Day Bootcamp OPEN NOW - Only 30 Seats IB 4 1mo
+27 How do you answer the “what do you do” question? PE 20 2d
+27 What would you do? HF 4 1d
+26 Imperial College London vs Bocconi (MSc International Management) BSCH 17 19h
+26 10h case study/modeling test? RE 16 18h
+26 UK Finance/Consulting - either you earn tons or little to nothing? JOB 15 1d
+25 Comp Negotiation for New Pod HF 13 11h
+25 Why isn’t this discussed more? PE 8 23h
+24 Hines - Development Strategy RE 7 3d
+24 Wharton ED vs Stanford REA for PE placement PE 36 3h
+24 BP IST or BoFA SnT? Summer internship choice TR 13 2m
+23 Graduate Career Advice - Off-cycle PE Analyst Offer vs Off-cycle IBD (London) JOB 18 1d
+23 What’s the rule on alcohol OFF 18 7h
+23 Self-Storage - Deal-by-Deal Fundraising RE 3 46m
+22 If You Demand It, They Will Produce | The Daily Peel | 12/3/21 INV 1 6d
+22 Too much employment? | The Daily Peel | 12/6/21 INV 1 3d
+22 The Infamous Probes | The Daily Peel | 12/7/21 INV 1 2d
+22 Amazon's got the Benjamins | The Daily Peel | 12/9/21 INV 0 3h
+21 Recruiting is broken PE 14 11h
+21 Door to Door Sales? IB 12 1d
+21 Bankers and Hookers: All Roads Lead to Rome IB 0 1d
+21 Putin at the door | The Daily Peel | 12/8/21 INV 0 1d
+20 If you could do anything for 2-4 years with a fallback plan what would you do? - B School Deferral Period BSCH 7 3d
+20 Opportunistic Lending Interview PE 8 16h
+20 Exits as an Financial Advisor? OFF 15 1d
+19 Do you HAVE to start in New York? IB 13 2d
+19 Advice for Networking Calls for SA Recruiting JOB 6 12h
+18 Hug Interviewer JOB 11 3d
+18 Any info on these L/S SMs? HF 13 2d
+18 Booth vs CBS MBA BSCH 6 21h
+18 Anyone else scared of the trading floor? TR 11 8h
+17 How do you start a conversation regarding bonus expectations? HF 17 1d
+17 FT Partners Featured on the Front Page of the Wall Street Journal IB 14 1d
+17 Is my goal even realistic? JOB 6 1d
+16 Energy Trading Analyst - spot or forward? TR 6 1d
+16 VC Partner Compensation - How Much To Ask For? PE 3 4d
+16 House Hacking Question - Signing Leases in Advance of Closing RE 5 1d
+16 Goldman Sachs Global Markets SA VS Citi Markets SA TR 7 9h
+16 Major Decision BSCH 9 10h
+16 Deep Prestigious Thoughts OFF 2 15h
+15 3 months into the job and I still have no clue what I'm doing IB 7 2d
+15 Profile Evaluation (MFin) BSCH 3 2d
+15 I Fucking Hate Comments IB 9 1d
+15 Advice on school decision for master's program (student-athlete) BSCH 1 2d
+15 Beginning a career in CRE advice RE 3 1d
+15 Industrials Verticals? IB 4 1d
+15 How long to hear back after 2nd round? PE 1 2d
+15 LBO confusion with cash and enterprise value PE 14 14h
+15 Thoma Bravo's AuM has grown from $3 Bn in 2012 to $91 Bn today PE 14 14h
+15 Prestige keeps the cold away BSCH 0 1d
+15 Intelligence agency to Top MBA? BSCH 13 17h
+14 Booth or CBS if Targeting NYC PE with pre-MBA PE Experience BSCH 5 3d
+14 How many emails do you get a day? RE 24 2d
+14 Best Way to Memorize Basic Technicals IB 7 3d
+14 PE/GE vs Late Stage Startup Strategy/Ops Role for Entrepreneurship? PE 2 1d
+14 Should I accept a JPM Private Bank analyst role or stay at my current role and go for the CFA? AM 2 1d
+13 Overlapping Internships 2022 - what would you do? JOB 6 1d
+13 What type of developer are you - Name on the Wall vs. Hidden from the Public RE 5 2d
+13 Career decision to get to PE JOB 5 4d
+13 NYU Stern Vs. UChicago Booth for an MBA? BSCH 12 2d
+13 What is - “Cocktail Attire with a Holiday Flare” FASH 4 1d
+13 Need Internship Advice JOB 3 4d
+13 Community College To PE PE 8 10h
+13 Can someone walk me through how to resign? (srs) OFF 5 3d
+13 Credit Suisse vs Barclays IB 30 19h
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Career Advancement Opportunities

December 2021 Investment Banking

  • Lazard Middle Market (= =) 99.6%
  • Evercore (= =) 99.3%
  • Robert W. Baird & Co. (▲03) 98.9%
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch (▲03) 98.6%
  • PJT Partners (▽01) 98.2%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

December 2021 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group 99.3%
  • The Riverside Company 98.7%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 98.0%
  • Bain Capital 97.3%
  • Ardian 96.7%

Professional Growth Opportunities

December 2021 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group 99.3%
  • The Riverside Company 98.7%
  • Warburg Pincus 98.0%
  • Bain Capital 97.4%
  • Apollo Global Management 96.7%

Total Avg Compensation

December 2021 Hedge Fund

  • Vice President (20) $488
  • Director/MD (10) $359
  • NA (5) $306
  • Portfolio Manager (7) $297
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (21) $288
  • Manager (4) $282
  • 2nd Year Associate (28) $241
  • Engineer/Quant (52) $238
  • 1st Year Associate (64) $187
  • Analysts (196) $166
  • Intern/Summer Associate (17) $122
  • Junior Trader (5) $102
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (216) $83