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+219 PE is the new IB - IB is the new Big4 IB 147 1h
+173 $4MM...Quit rat race and become an owner operator? WWYD? RE 94 8h
+165 U.S. inflation rises to 5.4%. Meat prices +10%, gas +42% OFF 116 1d
+144 I miss non political elitism in WSO - What happened to this place? OFF 49 4d
+111 How much money do you make? IB 158 1h
+100 Cute girl on campus - need advice OFF 57 2d
+84 Do you wish you’d have spent more money IB 34 1h
+79 Miami is paradise........ or is it? OFF 78 2d
+74 Jon Gruden fired OFF 95 2h
+57 Should I Bother with trying to gain lots of muscle as an Analyst? IB 63 2d
+50 Private Equity Interview 1-Day Bootcamp OPEN NOW - October 16th - Only 30 Seats PE 6 6d
+49 Case Study Rounds AM 10 1d
+46 IS SF/Bay Area Worth It? PE 32 19m
+41 Long-term career future in Equity AM AM 14 52s
+39 IB/PE 10 years after college IB 23 3m
+36 Rejected by almost all firms, don't know what to do CO 21 1d
+35 Is this the right track to build net worth? OFF 31 1m
+34 Hot Take - We need more liberal arts kids and less STEM CO 25 2h
+33 Would Lebron be able to land an IB position once he retires? OFF 18 2d
+31 CD&R PE PE 11 2d
+30 Alt Investments - Anyone Invest in Whiskey Bottles? INV 17 52s
+29 Jon Gruden Resignation (NFL) OFF 25 2d
+28 The End of an Era | The Daily Peel | 10/13/21 INV 1 4d
+28 Moving to NYC – How's my budget? OFF 37 1d
+27 Exposing a complete scam shop IB 12 3d
+26 Section 8 Property Investment RE 12 2h
+26 Big 4 Audit or MSF? BSCH 6 2d
+26 is it too late at 45 with a baby on the way to start into IB with barely any relevant experience (just prop trading and some excel VBA coding) JOB 18 14s
+25 The (un)Luck of The Irish | The Daily Peel | 10/11/21 INV 1 6d
+25 Paris Vs London IB 28 2d
+25 Girls in CRE: Are there more due to diversity incentives?? RE 38 9h
+25 The Great Wage Rage | The Daily Peel | 10/14/21 INV 1 3d
+25 Should I pursue tech or IB JOB 29 7h
+25 Which of these European schools would you rather spend a semester to a year abroad at? OFF 18 2m
+24 The Great Resignation OFF 12 3d
+24 The most diabolical figure in history of finance - J.P. Morgan the demon himself OFF 11 3d
+24 Matrix Capital Management - info, insights, headhunter etc. HF 2 6h
+22 Frightening Freight | The Daily Peel | 10/12/21 INV 1 5d
+22 Making Bank | The Daily Peel | 10/15/21 INV 1 2d
+22 By how much can one increase testosterone naturally? OFF 22 2h
+22 Great Consumer/Consumer Tech Groups to Work For IB 6 3m
+21 Craziest Las Vegas story? OFF 18 3d
+21 Resume tips for a non-traditional RES 4 3d
+20 Corporate / Business Development Exits PE 17 3d
+20 Cap table scenario to minimize dilutive fundraising PE 6 3d
+20 Future of IB - Accountants, Vets, & Internationals IB 10 9m
+19 Rich kids, what’s your relationship with your parents? OFF 23 4d
+19 Hotels Financial Modelling Help - Building a model first time RE 2 2d
+19 I HAVE NEVER FELT SO LOST IN MY LIFE JOB 2 3d
+19 Asking for More Responsibility at New Company as Dev Manager RE 7 12h
+19 Paranoid Incoming IB Analyst IB 12 9h
+18 Current PE professionals: what is your endgame? PE 8 5d
+18 Help me decide sophomore summer internship JOB 29 2d
+18 BB Credit Analytics? RE 1 4d
+18 IB vs HF vs PE - I love to research IB 4 4h
+18 Big 4 FDD - Insane hours Terrible Comp CO 2 2h
+18 PE Opps for Consulting? (Doesn't have to be top tier) PE 18 4h
+17 Analysts, come back IB 27 2d
+17 Biglaw to IB JOB 14 6d
+17 Are you staying in IB for the rest of your career? IB 9 1d
+17 Had a 2.0 from a non-target and broke into a MM bank for a SA position IB 18 2d
+17 Anyone heard about Solebury Trout Life Sciences Coverage of PNC? IB 2 1d
+16 Whether to choose LSE or Cass? OTH 6 3d
+16 Is 100-150k debt from a semi target worth it? How likely is it to make six figures first year out of college? IB 20 3d
+16 Invest in Land or a Small 3-unit Apartment? Details inside RE 5 3d
+16 Who would win in a fight, Goldman Sachs vs. Morgan Stanley? OFF 6 3d
+16 Mid October with zero offers - Where do I go from here? IB 12 5m
+16 Valuation of loss-making Company and potential peers IB 2 2d
+16 Can someone talk to me im not in a good place OFF 23 1h
+15 Difficult Deal Team Member - Advice? IB 1 6d
+15 Acquisitions Job Duties RE 9 3d
+15 Abysmal A-level grades, non-target uni, is there any point trying to peruse a career in finance JOB 9 2d
+15 Did I miss the bus JOB 1 3d
+15 Atypical Diplomat/Military->MBA->RE thread. Brutally honest feedback appreciated. RE 5 18s
+14 How to prepare for modeling interviews *WITHOUT* access to any models myself IB 6 6d
+14 help me choose a program Mcgill vs Smith School of business IB 6 5d
+14 FT Partners vs. SVB Leerink IB 11 4d
+14 Middle-Schooler looking to learn more about the industry OFF 6 4d
+14 Short Interview ... Long Conversation PE 6 8h
+14 Poor academic performance early on from low tier semi-target —> quant options analyst at reputable fund (story). JOB 2 7h
+13 Banking in Israel IB 14 15h
+13 Target school, Property manager, 4 months in and realizing THIS AIN'T IT. RE 4 5d
+13 London - Analyst: Citi/BAML/CS vs. RTH/PWP IB 7 1d
+13 Would you leave top group at BB for a new/growing group at an EB? IB 3 4d
+13 How do you read books? OFF 19 1d
+13 Former intern at a BB, now FT. Having difficulty lateraling, any advice appreciated. TR 3 6h
+13 How to lateral/network JOB 3 13h
+12 Should I lateral ASAP? PE 1 6d
+12 Reaching out to HH etiquette HF 5 4d
+12 How long to stay at your “foot in the door” job RE 6 5d
+12 Which is a Worse Situation: the Sixers with Simmons or the Nets with Kyrie OFF 1 5d
+12 PE Portfolio Companies - Board of Directors PE 3 4d
+12 Best way to leverage my connections to get a job JOB 1 5d
+12 GS SA 2022 Groupme IB 3 2h
+12 What's the best source for reputable Development Associate comp. data? RE 1 4d
+12 Oak Hill Advisors or DC Advisors IB 6 1d
+12 Worth Extending Graduation to Re-Recruit? JOB 9 2d
+12 IBD advice required JOB 1 3d
+12 Introduction NUI 1 3d
+12 Big Tech Corporate Development Total Comp Expectations IB 21 2d
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Career Advancement Opportunities

October 2021 Hedge Fund

  • D.E. Shaw 98.8%
  • AQR Capital Management 97.6%
  • Point72 96.4%
  • Citadel Investment Group 95.2%
  • Two Sigma Investments 94.0%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

October 2021 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group 99.3%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 98.6%
  • The Riverside Company 97.9%
  • Apollo Global Management 97.3%
  • Warburg Pincus 96.6%

Professional Growth Opportunities

October 2021 Investment Banking

  • Lazard Middle Market (= =) 99.6%
  • Evercore (= =) 99.3%
  • PJT Partners (= =) 98.9%
  • Robert W. Baird & Co. (▲02) 98.5%
  • Guggenheim Partners (▲10) 98.1%

Total Avg Compensation

October 2021 Hedge Fund

  • Vice President (19) $498
  • Director/MD (10) $359
  • NA (5) $306
  • Portfolio Manager (7) $297
  • Manager (4) $282
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (19) $272
  • 2nd Year Associate (28) $241
  • Engineer/Quant (51) $237
  • 1st Year Associate (64) $187
  • Analysts (193) $166
  • Intern/Summer Associate (16) $122
  • Junior Trader (5) $102
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (213) $82