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+235 Q&A: ex-bank trader now running crypto hedge fund. questions? TR 75 6h
+235 The power HR have is unbelievable OFF 84 7h
+209 Is the IB vs. PE Debate Shifting Back Towards IB? IB 122 37m
+145 What actually happens when the bubble pops - seeking more experienced users opinions OFF 70 2d
+100 To all the TQQQ Investors . . . INV 55 12h
+99 A warning to those aiming for Sell Side Equity Research ER 52 7h
+84 Do you care about having generational wealth? OFF 36 3h
+61 Does anybody regret not picking consulting? CO 34 2h
+60 The Rise of The Semi-Target BSCH 24 5h
+57 Guy at the office keeps telling me to “be quiet” RE 42 2d
+57 How to Get into IB in NYC as a Belgian Green Card Holder JOB 31 1d
+57 [GUIDE] Investment Banking Recruiting IB 22 54m
+53 Billions Season 6 Premiere OFF 36 3d
+51 PE to Tech Advice PE 30 15s
+48 What separates a good RE investor from a great? RE 18 1d
+48 What’s more important in the long-run: accumulating relevant experience or capital? RE 17 10h
+46 Launching My Own Fund PE 21 23h
+46 Ladies - Valentines Help OFF 36 7h
+45 PE Junior Comp is Light PE 45 10h
+43 How long to stay in loan asset management? RE 40 10h
+43 Banks that Pay USD in Canada IB 23 12h
+43 case it’s moved to off topic. I’m an associate in IB up for VP promotion. IB 13 12h
+38 Promotions / Negotiation PE 12 4d
+38 RE Prospect Seeking Advice RE 10 3d
+38 How to protect yourself in a divorce - US and UK OFF 37 2h
+37 L/S HF new hire compensation HF 14 1h
+37 Running List of Excuses to go to Interviews OFF 19 3h
+36 Carve at MM or X-over fund HF 30 22h
+35 Modeling Tests - Free Sample RE 24 23s
+34 JPM Top Group Cultures IB 65 9m
+33 Worth moving from NYC to SF for huge pay bump? OFF 32 17h
+33 Would accounts receivable be included in the revenue section, along with cash, on the income statement? IB 15 3d
+32 IB / PE to Sports? PE 15 3d
+31 Study abroad in Europe for BANGING OFF 30 1d
+31 Lateral PE Resume and Recruiting Tips PE 6 1d
+30 Moving From Data Science to Investment Analyst HF OTH 15 3d
+29 One of Maybe 9 In-House PE Marketers PE 18 3d
+29 Favorite Inexpensive/Dirty Pleasure Watches FASH 18 18h
+27 First Rolex - Beg for an allocation or pay over sticker on the grey market? OFF 18 2d
+27 TQQQ Time Decay? INV 9 3d
+27 LO Credit (HY/LL) Sr Analyst Comp Packages AM 9 2d
+26 Thoughts on Junior's Experience at a SWF? PE 7 1m
+25 How to deal with insecurity and feeling like a failure? I lost all my confidence after going through 3 years of severe depression. What are things I can do to build my confidence and self worth? JOB 6 2d
+24 Send Me Your Location | The Daily Peel | 1/26/22 INV 0 1d
+24 Age You Made Your First Million? PE 24 2h
+23 Switching to IB as a University Junior JOB 9 3d
+23 Acquisitions to Development RE 9 13h
+22 The World Zigs, China Zags | The Daily Peel | 1/21/22 INV 1 6d
+22 JPow Speaks | The Daily Peel | 1/27/22 INV 0 18h
+22 Why do people give their money to Hedge Funds ? HF 5 1h
+21 "Protected Saturdays" IB 38 7h
+21 Sewanee (University of the South) vs. a big in-state school like Alabama or Auburn? BSCH 12 22h
+20 FINRA Licenses OFF 12 3d
+20 How to proceed? BSCH 6 5d
+20 Urgent - how to pronounce ‘lien’ PE 13 3d
+20 VIX Curve Data TR 2 5h
+19 REIT Valuation in US vs. Asset Management in Europe RE 5 3d
+19 Incoming Acquisitions Analyst - Advice? RE 3 3d
+19 SAT score IB 71 9h
+18 Hybrid roles at start-ups? CF 4 1d
+18 Have You Purchased a WSO Course in the past? Win a Seat to Saturday's PE Interview Bootcamp ($497 Value) PE 1 12h
+18 Opportunity in Alaska IB 6 1d
+18 Leaving IB for PE Analyst role IB 7 19h
+17 Lets talk LONDON! OFF 21 3d
+17 Are Tiger Cubs ok? HF 47 2d
+17 How is Citi’s quant analysis rotational program these days? TR 6 13m
+17 Investment Analyst Internship @ RIA AM 1 2h
+16 Breaking into NYC IB with a 3.63/4 GPA IB 25 1h
+16 Kinesis Money - Investment Idea - Merging Crypto w/ Gold and Silver INV 3 2d
+16 Blackrock Fundamental Equities vs Blackrock Financial Market Advisory HF 6 1d
+16 Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to Retire OFF 30 1h
+15 Itching to spend bonus moolah - nothing to buy OFF 19 6d
+15 How do you know if public equity is really what you want? HF 8 3d
+15 Do Investment Banker ever calculate a specific ratio by their own research? IB 12 1d
+15 LBO Sources & Uses IB 7 1d
+15 Actuary to Trader? TR 3 11h
+14 London undergrad unstructured internship - cold email (direct ask) or coffee chat/network? JOB 8 1d
+14 From Non-Target to MBB Internship/Full-Time Offer CO 4 3d
+14 PM question: what are you trying to express? HF 1 5d
+14 Big four brexit impact UK CO 8 3d
+14 Taking a year off from IB/PE to travel IB 11 3d
+14 Developers in the Southeast RE 5 5h
+14 7 Sisters Colleges? BSCH 4 3d
+14 AM Chances AM 4 1d
+14 My associate is a brick IB 4 2d
+14 Special Sits / Opportunistic Investment Memos HF 15 9h
+14 Raises after partial year? RE 6 1d
+14 The legend of sales TR 13 4h
+14 Pharmaceutical/healthcare primer IB 3 1d
+14 BofA Base Pay Increase IB 25 1m
+14 Pe/hf cars PE 20 1h
+14 Which roles get laid off the quickest during recessions? RE 23 2h
+13 Multi Strat Funds? PE 3 5d
+13 How to lateral to sr aso / vp position in PE PE 3 5d
+13 Lost. Where to go from here? BSCH 3 5d
+13 Moving to M&A as a VP/Director IB 5 3d
+13 Best Credit Card: 2022 IB 21 3d
+13 Very Underpaid… IB 19 1d
+13 IB chances JOB 1 4d
+13 Greenwich MM to VP at MF Culture Shock? PE 2 2d
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Career Advancement Opportunities

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  • Evercore (▽01) 98.1%
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Overall Employee Satisfaction

January 2022 Private Equity

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