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+27AMA: Private Equity Portfolio Company CFO


#### Pre-MBA Work History: * I attended a private, Catholic university in the Midwest where the curriculum was focused on asset management and included a student-managed portfolio as part of the university's endowment. * Alumni through that program helped me land in the analyst...

+23Guys, seriously stop asking for Hirevue questions


It seems to be every other post on the <abbr title="summer analyst intern">SA</abbr> threads and every other thread in this forum is begging for hirevue questions. You all need to stop. Like seriously there aren't many things that are more beta then being frightened to...

+22Yeezy raking in 1.5 billion....... Kanye is always growing


Air Jordan's do about 3 billion annually and I was shocked to see Yeezys are already half way there. Lots of people hate Kanye West and he has given people reasons. From saying "George Bush hates black people" on national television, to supporting MAGA and getting hated all...

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+2Need opinions, Big4 vs BNP Paribas vs Local (elite) boutique


Interested in your opinions on what you would think is the best move. I have three options: -local Big4 (M&A team) -local BNP office (CIB) -local <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> boutique that is doing mid-large cap deals, considered one of...

+3Software/Tech Sales


Hi Everyone, So I know this is not the traditional question for this forum, but would anyone recommend any advice into breaking into a software sales job. I went through the process in undergrad (7months out) of networking my way into boutique <abbr title="investment...

+1Which is a better choice?


Hi everyone, I am currently an analyst in a top <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> in CEE in the back office (Finance). My goal is to get an <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> role in the UK or US, either through a top <abbr...

+3European Master in Finance programmes (pre-experience)


Hello everyone, I'm currently a second year undergraduate student at Bocconi University, interested in starting my professional path in the European Investment Banking environment. As most on this forum will know, differently from the US, where the majority of undergrads joins the...

+1Undergrad Experiences Valid in Buy-Side Interviews?


Given how accelerated buy-side recruiting is for 1st year banking analysts, what experiences are acceptable for candidates to draw from in interviews? I would imagine it is somewhat expected that candidates will discuss experiences from their <abbr title="summer analyst...

+22Renewable Energy PE Overview


Hey folks. Spent a lot of time as a ghost on these forums back when I was trying to figure out what I was doing - figured I'd give back a little for anyone who's looking at the renewable energy infra/project finance space, with specific emphasis on the buy side. ###...

02019 APD/ADC MBB Full Time Recruiting


Hi everyone, wanted to get this thread started for updates on the APD recruiting cycle at <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> for this year and it seems this topic is super popular. This thread can focus on APDs/ADC (folks pursing PhDs/JDs/MDs and post-docs)...

+8BAML SA 2020 Thread

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Applications went live, so lets discuss the recruitment timeline. From what I've heard, the process will be Hirevue straight to superday, though Hirevues are not automatically given out. Edit:...

+5What does the richest person you know, do for a living?


By know, I mean personally know. By richest, I mean self-made richest. How did they get their wealth?

+4JP Morgan Hireview Questions 2020


Does anyone know about <abbr title="JP Morgan">JP</abbr> Morgan HireVue questions for <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> summer 2020? Would really appreciate it.

0Incoming Emory Freshman Ask For Advice !!!


Hi everyone I am an incoming Emory freshman and I want to break into I-banking in future. In my high school, I do well (national prizes, high GPA, SAT 1550+, lots of perfect scores on SATIIs, APs). Emory is not my top choices (anyway I end up there). I know Emory is not really a target(...



What is their email format seriously? nothing works. I have tried [email protected] and [email protected]

0Top MFe, worth delaying trading offers?


Hi guys, I currently am a rising applied math senior at a semi-target (think Northwestern, Vanderbilt, ...). I am currently an algo electronic trading intern at one of the top "agency only" <abbr title="Sales and Trading">S&T</abbr> desks. I will most...

+3JPMorgan 2020 Proud To Be Thread


Hey all, I see threads for earlier years of this but none for 2020 so I figured I'd get it started. Anyone have prior experience able to tell us what to expect? Where is everyone currently at with their applications? Who are you and what does your application look like? Anyone who...

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+2Selling Knopman SIE and Series 79 Material


Have the prep guides and filled in notes (with review questions, class summaries, and review charts) for sale. Can meet up in Manhattan (free) or ship ($10 for shipping). $100 total for all 4 guides and notes. PM if you are interested. Thanks.

+36Anyone worried about getting laid off?


Title says it all. Would be interesting to get a poll going including firm size (bb/<abbr title="middle market">mm</abbr>/etc) and sector.

+1Alternative path to Private Equity?


I’m about to start my second year at Columbia University, and am wondering if pursuing a career in investment banking is the correct way to achieve my goals. Many older students that I’ve talked to seem to think that the path to private equity is clear: college > intern at bulge-bracket...

0BB Public Finance Rankings


What are the thoughts best to worst <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> PubFin groups?? I know some of them are not straight PubFin like <abbr title="Goldman Sachs">GS</abbr> PSI but what are the thoughts overall?

+79SA and Full Time Recruiting 2020 thread


Wanted to better organize the 2020 recruiting here instead of my previous post. @AndyLouis" Current 2020 <abbr title="summer analyst intern">SA</abbr> Info: [quote="champagnepaki"] Not really. Sure the WSJ article from this past Fall brought awareness...

+7Union Square Advisors SA 2020 Thread!


I had two phone calls with the analysts in their San Francisco about 2-3 weeks ago. I reached out to them to follow up and check in and they told me that they still had a couple more interviews to do. Has anyone got an offer from them for the <abbr title="summer analyst...

+1Would A Software Background Help


I currently have a couple years of software development experience and soon a bachelors. Currently also doing my <abbr title="Chartered Financial Analyst">CFA</abbr> and hopefully an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> at a top...

+7Evercore 2020 SA Thread


Applications just opened and I haven't seen any thread yet so figured I'd make one. Anyone have any details about the timeline now that apps are open?

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+2Non-BB IB that have internships in London


Hi <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr>, I'm currently a business school student in Denmark and I'm very interested in Investment Banking and <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr>. I'm not a straight A...

+1Morgan Stanley SA Toronto 2020


Passed through hirevue and am having to do the following tests: 1. Situational Judgement Test (chatAssess) 2. Numerical Reasoning 3. Logical Reasoning ("switchChallenge") Wondering if anyone has experience with these tests. Cheers

+2JP Morgan Hirevue Questions


Just took the hirevue and have the questions PM me or comment below for it we can negotiate a some terms

0Rothschild vs. Greenhill vs. Centerview Partners


Have been looking into Rothschild & Co.'s Restructuring and Debt Advisory Group vs. Greenhill's <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> Group vs. Centerview's Advisory Group. Rothschild definitely has reputable European <abbr...

+2How would I realistically break into IB with my background?


Hi everyone, I've lurked for a while but never posted. I just wanted to get a general opinion about my best bet for breaking into <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>. Just to give you a general background I went to a good public semi-target, UVA,Mich, UNC,...

+21st Year CRE Research Analyst - Skills for Growth


Hey all, I'm building a list of skills to move my career forward and taking general advice while I'm at it. Some personal background: * ~1 year experience as Research Analyst at top <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> Brokerage, non-gateway but...

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+3OW Summer 2020


Anyone know the interview timeline for OW 2020 summer intern recruiting? Been over two weeks since the deadline and no one I know has heard anything.

+31Are Hedge Fund Employees Structurally F***ed


Happy 2018. Going to start it off a bit heavy here. I think in the last ~5 years things have been getting worse for your typical fund analyst/PM, and I think the trend is only accelerating. When I say getting worse I mean the growth path and (especially) the compensation for your moderately...



Okay so ——Deleted—— Know this in the <abbr title="equity research">ER</abbr> forum and might receive biased opinions but any thoughts appreciated!

0Fully loaded


<h3>MARKETS</h3> <ul> <li>Global markets: The Mexican peso fell the most in four weeks yesterday after Finance Minister Carlos Urzúa unexpectedly gave his two weeks. </li> <li>The Fed: All eyes are on Chairman Jerome Powell as he begins two days of...

+1Case Study: please comment on my investment memo


Hi guys, I am preparing for the case study and would love to see your comments on the investment memo. The case is "<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/kohlberg-kravis-roberts-co"><abbr title="Kohlberg Kravis Roberts &...

0JP Morgan 2020 WSO Hirevue


Hi, would anyone mind sending me the hirevue questions? Will venmo, really appreciate it. Thanks so mcuh guys, I am absolutely terrible with interviews

0Fall Exploratory Program Hireview


Hello bankers. Did any of you also received a hireview invitation of 5.0 minutes for the 2019 Fall exploratory programme? I received it two days ago and was surprised I only had one question regarding the skills I learned and how it impacted me. Did you get the same or different/more? I wonder...

+3Feedback on background? Will I get a job? (target humanities major)


Basically wondering if I will get a job or be shut out, as I have a very non traditional consulting background. Attached my resume below (it's very much a draft, only provided to give a general sense of qualifications). LINK: [imgur](

+1Artistic direction >> Non-target >> CFA lvl1 + M&A boutique OCI >> now what ? CFA lvl2 ? MF now ? MBA later ?


Hi, I would really appreciate getting your views on my situation. My profile real quick : - Bachelor in Physics/Math (engineering) - Master in Music Production & Artistic Direction at the National Conservatory of Paris (unknown in the finance world but most prestigious musical...

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0Canadian Citizenship - Internship in Hong Kong - Working Visa


Hi, I am currently a new graduate from a university in Canada, and I will continue my studying as a master student in USA. I have a Canadian citizenship, and I want to pursue an internship in one of investment banks in Hong Kong. It will be appreciated if I can have some suggestions....

+1921 Finance Interview Questions and Answers

<center><img src="" alt="" /></center> <br> You’re just starting the finance recruiting season. You’re an undergrad that needs to ace his or her finance job interview. Or you’re a...

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+1Prep for Internship Phone Interview


I have a phone interview with a boutique for an internship this fall and I was wondering what technical/behaviorals I should be ready for. Don't know how much this matters, but I am a rising sophomore

+3Goldman Sachs non-TMT/FIG exits and culture


lots of people saying how <abbr title="technology, media, telecom">TMT</abbr> and <abbr title="financial institutions group">FIG</abbr> have great exits, but i'm curious about the exits of other groups at <abbr title="Goldman...

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0Paid IB Coaching Services


Hey Everyone, Wanted to get some additional color on the paid coaching services available through platforms such as M&I. Has anyone used these services before and, if so, what was your overall experience. Are you able to leverage the 'coaches' networks to facilitate connections...

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+2Protected Hours Policies Across Banks


Previous threads are a bit outdated and don't reach across banks - thought we could try to get some data points across banks/groups on policies for junior bankers. Example: <abbr title="JP Morgan">JPM</abbr> has a pencils down policy from Friday 7pm to Saturday 12pm....

+1JP Morgan application limit


Does anyone know if the 3 application limit is across regions? If I applied to 3 positions in the US, can I apply to another in the UK?

0Consulting and Freelancing Gigs - How to land them?


In between roles right now and need to generate some cash fast. Looking to take on some consulting and freelancing work but have no idea how/where to start. Looking for some advice from some experienced monkeys in the consulting/freelancing space.

+3Differentiation Between Origination and Underwriting In Lender Vocabulary


Hey all, pretty simple question here, that frankly I'm embarrassed to be asking. But anyways, I notice at a lot of boutique lenders some shops tend to differentiate between their Originations team versus their Underwriting team. From my understanding originations is more about sourcing and...

+1How long does a valuation project take?


Hi, how long can a valuation / merger modelling project be? What would be the "normal" duration? I can assume that there are some quick and dirty "a couple of hours" projects, but how long would be the real project - say within a merger /fairness opinion/equity...

0Public Homebuilder Industry Primer


Anybody have an equity research-style primer on Public Homebuilders, US-focused or otherwise? I want to start paying attention to this sector of the residential market more, however, as non-REIT real estate companies, I am less familiar with their mechanics, common metrics, and other aspects to...

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+7Internship Without Getting Hired?


Hey guys, So, to introduce myself, I am a junior at Perimeter college in Atlanta. I love investment banking and really think I could go bulge (think <abbr title="Goldman Sachs">GS</abbr>, <abbr title="Credit Suisse">CS</abbr>, UBS, MS, BOA). The only...

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0Lost, Need Advice


I'm a recent graduate from a target school in the northeast and was unable to secure a job at this point. For background, I had a 3.9 gpa, previous internship at an <abbr title="elite boutique">EB</abbr> (private capital advisory), and other relevant finance...

+19I was in Equities Research for 10 years in Asia – Ask Me Anything


Just some brief background about myself. I started in Australia working as an Actuarial Analyst and moved to Hong Kong just before the Financial Crisis. My first job at an Investment Bank was at a Bulge Bracket doing Data Management for their Equities Research Department. Eventually, I got...

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+22Morgan Stanley 2020 Sophomore SA Megathread


Didn't see any posts related to this topic, so wanted to create a thread where current freshman could discuss their recruiting efforts for Summer 2020. I applied for <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>, GCM, and Quantitative Finance, what about you guys?

+1Public Officials background


In employee declaration form, why do we need to declare any relations with a public officials? how do they check for foreign officials?

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+2Moelis 2020 SA


Megathread discussion for Moelis 2020 <abbr title="summer analyst intern">SA</abbr>. Anyone know about the Moelis networking event in June? What actually happens at that event?

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+2GPA Resume mistake help


applied to a few <abbr title="summer analyst intern">sa</abbr> 2020 positions and put my major gpa on my resume as 3.9 instead of 3.8. This was an honest mistake as I forgot to update the major gpa after the semester ended. My cumulative is still consistent with all the...

+63What Daily Habits Do You Have That Have Improved Your Life The Most?


I've found that having a routine and doing certain things have made me much happier and more productive at work. It could be anything, for example things I do that I think would benefit everyone are: read, work out, listen to podcasts instead of music and journal. I'm trying to...

+202020 Full-time IB Analyst Recruiting


Have seen many threads related to this, but very dispersed and disorganized. Hopefully, we can make it well-done here, especially for guys looking for their last bullet-train due to missed summer analyst opportunities. Anything you know, please share. Thanks a ton!

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+45Private Wealth Management/Private Banking Guide for Associates


Once and for all - Here is the best guidebook I can give you for <abbr title="private wealth management">PWM</abbr>/<abbr title="private banking">PB</abbr> at the Associate level. Enjoy and show me some love... 1.1 What is Private Wealth...

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+3Cowen Interview Boot Camp


Did anyone apply to the Cowen interview boot camp that is being hosted next week? If you have did, you hear back yet?

0Fall Internships in IB-Dallas


I graduated in '18 from a top liberal arts school with a B.S. in BA concentrating in Management and Pre-Med. I am looking to switch from medicine into <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> through an <abbr title="Masters in...

0Advice on Entering Investment Banking


Hello All, I'm looking for some advice and guidance on my next steps; I'm looking to enter investment banking as an analyst. I graduated in 2017 from the University of Pittsburgh with a BSBA in Finance and began working for Merrill Lynch as a financial advisor. However, I...

+3Credit Suisse ER interview


Hi all, Received an invite to interview for an <abbr title="equity research">ER</abbr> associate role at <abbr title="Credit Suisse">CS</abbr> <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr>. Looking for some guidance as I am a career...

+3Thoughts on Jefferies? (London)

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Hi, I was wondering what the market thoughts are on Jefferies. I’ve noticed they’ve made a fair amount of redundancies over the past year which I guess is a cause of concern? what’s everyones views on them? How do they compare with the other mid market firms like William Blair,...

+4STERN (No $$) vs. Yale ($$) for IB


I've been accepted to NYU Stern (no $) and Yale SOM ($40k in total). Which of these schools would be best for breaking into IB? For context: I'm 27 years old Asian, my work experience is in big 4 audit with <abbr title="Certified Public Accountant">CPA</abbr>...

+4To All Those Who Cold Called Into ER


I'm a super non-target here, with no experience. I've been out of school for several years now, looking to break into <abbr title="equity research">ER</abbr>. So I passed <abbr title="Chartered Financial Analyst">CFA</abbr> L1, learn to...

0London - HSBC TMT vs FIG for summer analyst


Which is the better group in London? Future prospects?

0H.I.G. Capital


Does anybody know anything about H.I.G out of Miami, Fl? I know they do a little of everything but I'm trying to find out, what are their strongest groups, how's the deal flow?