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Hudson River Trading LLC - Salary & Bonus - Prop Trading-
+2Is EB or BB better for MBA application


Says <abbr title="elite boutique">EB</abbr> are firms like Evercore/Centerview/Lazard vs <abbr title="Goldman Sachs">GS</abbr>/MS/<abbr title="JP Morgan">JP</abbr>. I have met many people that go to top <abbr...

+2Any of you here built a robust database of real estate owners?


Looking for some high level info on how to approach building such a database. My intention is to create debt origination opportunities. Looking at one product type (say industrial) in a single county in a state, there are over 9,000 properties on costar. So where do you go from here? Whats the...

+1LSE Accounting and Finance vs Imperial MSc Finance


Hi! I was lucky to be accepted at the following MSc programs: 1. <abbr title="London School of Economics">LSE</abbr> MSc Accounting and Finance 2. Imperial MSc Finance I want to break into <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>/<abbr...

0Chances to work at a HF with my profile

Marshall D. Teach

Hi all My objective is to work at a <abbr title="hedge fund">HF</abbr> (preferably as a trader but I am open to start at any other position in order to break into the field). Here's my profile: - Will graduate in 2020 - MSc Finance from a European target...

Two Sigma Investments - Interview - Trading-
+1Biggest Endowment Funds


Does anyone know how the biggest endowments are structured organizationally? Ex: Harvard, Yale, Stanford... Are most of the assets managed in-house or allocated to outside asset managers? What is a typical role of an analyst at one of these endowments? Would appreciate any insight. Thanks!

+4Mistakes in pitches / models - who is responsible


Hey guys Was reflecting on my experience in <abbr title="investment banking division">IBD</abbr> with a couple of other analysts from my team when we touched upon a topic that we all couldnt agree on. If an analyst makes a mistake in a model (doesn’t move valuation...

Proskauer Rose LLP - Interview - Legal-
+1Georgetown McDonough vs. NYU Stern (PT Programs)


Hi everyone, I have been working for a F100 since 2011. I started as a management analyst and recently got promoted to a senior consultant role within strategy department. At 2014, I applied for top <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> programs...

+2BU Vs Northeastern Vs Babson Vs UIUC for business undergrad


Hey, I'm from India. I've been admitted to all these places in the respective business schools and I'm having a tough time deciding between these for business and for a prospective career in banking/consulting. What is important for me is the career opportunities, campus life, the...

+1Large asset management firms: Which are the most prestigious places to work in?


I'm still a bit new to the industry so I'm trying to understand which places are the ones with the most cache, which allow you to have most options when you leave. Let's take funds with some of the biggest AUMs like Vanguard, Wellington, Fidelity, or sovereign wealth funds like...

RBC Capital Markets - Salary & Bonus - Generalist-
0Your biggest “Aha!” Moment


As the title states, what has been your biggest Aha! moment? Whether it’s about life or your career. Was there a positive/negative experience, a success/failure, that provided a great deal of clarity, whether at that moment or something you looked back on after several years?

Houlihan Lokey - Review - Financial Services-
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+9Is this site slowly dying or is it just me?


When I was on this site as a student a few years back, this site had tons of new threads every day, and many of those threads racked up with 50+ comments on the same day. When I go on these days, not only does the volume of new threads seem lower, but what I particularly noticed was that there...

+1What is your way of dealing with a fever?


I have a fever at the moment and I've been trying to sleep it out but it hasn't gotten any better. What's <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> remedy?

+2Ultimate Guide for IB outside of New York / California

Bill Stern @ Axe Cap

Growing up in New York, I was never big fan of the city, however I always wanted to pursue a career in <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>. After trying to look everywhere on Wall Street Oasis and not finding too much information regarding <abbr...

CBRE - Review - Generalist-
+1MBB consulting salaries in Eastern Europe


I was wondering about full-time salaries for entry level business analysts for the Eastern European offices (particularly Budapest) of companies such as McKinsey or BCG. There is barely any information on Glassdoor about these offices, therefore I was wondering if anyone has some concrete numbers.

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey STRH - Salary & Bonus - Sales and Trading-
+59What is the meaning behind your username?


I'll start. Mine is more or less James Franco, but backwards. Woah, genius. I know. It took me a while to come up with this one.

0CPPIB Business Case Interview


Hi All, I have an interview with CPPIB for an experienced hire role within their Credit Investments department. The interview will involve a 48h case study. My experience is from industry in non-finance roles (although I have a finance degree). The role is fairly niche and will focus on...

CIT Group - Review - Corporate Banking-
CIT Group - Salary & Bonus - Corporate Banking-
SunTrust Banks Inc - Interview - Generalist-
0Would you take it? Aurora Cannabis


Hi Guys - I haven't been here since 2016 but figured you would be the best mix of people to help me figure this out. Senior Manager with Big 4 Consulting (Strategy/Ops), and was just approached for a Director role with Aurora Cannabis. Pay is maybe ~10-15% more and hours better. But...

+1MBA St Gallen: Waht do you think to get into HF or PE in Switerzland for non German Spearkers?


Hi guy, I am thinking to take a <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> in St. Gallen to switch from Investment Banking - Trading (Structured Products market making) to <abbr title="hedge fund">HF</abbr>, <abbr...

+3Are there any notable PE/VC funds with an Atlanta presence?

Henri Poincaré

The question says it all, but to narrow down, I'd be especially interested in late stage venture or growth shops.

+1Oppenheimer ER


Hey Guys, just wondering if anyone on here knows if Oppenheimer is all done recruiting for their equity research internships? I know it's pretty late but about a week ago I heard they were still reviewing resumes.

+1Should I contact the MD?


I came from a non-target school, worked 1.5 yrs at a related job and want to make the transition into <abbr title="debt capital markets">DCM</abbr>. I networked with an alumni who's an associate at the boutique and he referred me to a job and gave me the email of the...

+21Was life, at least the fun and social aspect of it, supposed to have peaked in college?


Outside of work, this has been a big theme for me and something that has occupied a great deal of my thoughts being in my 20s. I am still in my 20s so maybe an older soul can give more insight into all of this. While it seems like after college you start to make more money and become...

+1Imperial MSc Finance vs. MSc Investments and Wealth Management opinions.


Hi, I am considering both of these programs although I can't find any major differences between these two. Obviously, the major difference is that the second one prepares you better for Asset Management roles. However, how they are comparable in a) Job placements b) GMAT average...

+1Oxford MFE vs LBS MFA vs LSE MSc Finance


Hi all, I am currently in the process of deciding between the programmes mentioned in the title. I think the MFE programme sounds very interesting, but in the early years of the programme it got some relatively negative reviews. Does anyone know if major changes have been made to the...

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JPMorgan Chase - Salary & Bonus - Middle Market-
RBC Capital Markets - Review - Leveraged Finance-
RBC Capital Markets - Salary & Bonus - Leveraged Finance-
+3Ardian Private Equity (Previous PE ARM of AXA)

Bill Stern @ Axe Cap

Can someone shed some light on Ardian, apparently it's a $71BN fund and I have never heard of them until an 3rd year analyst on my team left to join them as a investment manager? Is it consider a <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> or MF? What's culture and pay...

RBC Capital Markets - Salary & Bonus - Generalist-
+1Things To Consider Before Joining a Small PE Shop?


Good day to you all. Trying to get some ideas from fellow users who have gone through this process before: I've recently received an offer to join a smaller size <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> shop. The fund manages c.$3-4bn AUM, and is specialized in a...

+1Career Advice: Big 4 Audit to Independent Valuation Firm


Background on myself, 1st year senior at Big 4 Audit completing my 3rd busy cycle. <abbr title="Certified Public Accountant">CPA</abbr> and Level 3 <abbr title="Chartered Financial Analyst">CFA</abbr> Candidate. Recently got offered a 2nd year analyst...

+1Does being physically fit increase your chances of landing a job?


Curious what yall think. Graduating soon and getting back in the gym after gaining some weight. Been kind of motivating myself with the assumption that people prefer working with people that are fit/healthy.

+5408 years old with no finance experience, too late to get into PE?


Hi everyone. I go to a top feeder elementary school and hoping to get into <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> or hopefully <abbr title="megafund">MF</abbr> <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> down the line. I'm...

0Analyst and/or Associate – Energy and Commodities Risk Management - Houston


Highly-regarded international bank/investor seeks two immediate hires with 0-5 years of experience, ideally with exposure to financial statement analysis, banking and/or credit, possibly with an energy focus, to fill needs on their Energy Risk Management team. Naturally, the bar will be higher...

+2URGENT: 3-month notice period in offer - deal killer?!?


Hi all - need some advice, I’ve got an offer at a very reputable <abbr title="hedge fund">HF</abbr> (>$2bn), but the offer is contingent on an employment agreement that has a 90-day notice period. The firm won’t budge and is insisting it remain in the contract....

+1Entering Commodities Trading from Operations Background


Good evening, I am writing to ask this forum for some career advice. Currently, I work for a supermajor oil & gas company doing a variety of operations/procurement-focused roles, however I am looking to potentially move into commodities trading, leveraging my oil & gas supply chain...

+2What can I break into with a 3.4 at HYP?


So I somehow got into HYP because I was a strong-willed person. College has been hard. I've had depression for a while so it's been difficult to do schoolwork. I'm a sophomore now. I wanted to do consulting(McKinsey was the dream) but my 3.4 is clearly too low for that so maybe I...

Kempen en co Merchant bank - Interview - Investment Banking-
+47MSF Class of 2019


Every year I do a post like this on about this date for students seeking admission. Most MSF/MMS program start their application cycle around this time so it is usually helpful. Prior years Q&A are listed...

+1Non-Ivey Target Undergrad?


Hi) I am form Europe but I've been considering studying in the US, majoring in Finance. My grades aren't stellar and I am looking for nonIvey (or generally less selective) target schools in the US. Is UoMichigan noteworthy? Or should I just stay in Europe (btw I won't get admitted...

0Commodity futures profits from financing commodity spot markets transactions


Do banks that finance the wholesale commodity trade use the transaction data to gain an edge in the futures trading dept?

+1Interviewer: Where are your qualifications?


![hello]( For those of you with almost no qualifications (quantitative degrees or professional certifications) - how did you get in to your role?

+3Do you think it's justifiable to ask for 25% of the GP for being the fund raiser for the projects?


I may be able to bring an LP who is willing to commit essentially more capital than we could possibly put to use with the size of our projects. I haven't yet finalized my compensation structure with the GP, and I have done some sensitivity tables of what I would earn based on potential...

Brookfield Asset Management - Review - Real Estate-
Brookfield Asset Management - Salary & Bonus - Real Estate-
+8Equity guys, what resources do you use for your research process?


Hey guys, so I'm currently at a boutique asset manager w/ enough AUM scale that we can afford nearly all of the bells and whistles when it comes to the research process. For instance, we have SS research (including SS requests & analyst calls which cost $$$$$), databases like Mintel,...

+1When do you go?


I am a mid-back office "analyst" at a large firm in (private area 41). I graduated very recently. I do not like my job, nor does *anyone* in my office (duh, is BO)...on the one hand, the work is banal, excruciatingly boring, and grating. On the other hand, I took a 3 hour biking...

+4Seeking Info on PE-focused, T2 consulting firms


Hi all. I am an early-career consultant at a T2 shop (not EY-Parthenon or L.E.K). I love the work I'm doing, but am less interested in traveling every week long term (which is what I currently do), and I like the idea of working on things like <abbr title="private...

+2Megafund Carry


What does carry look like at all levels at a megafund? It seems like most of the posts on here mention VP carry of 1-2% on smaller <$1B funds. I'm curious what percent of the carry you can expect from associate onwards at a <abbr title="megafund">MF</abbr> in both...

0Greif & Co


Any info on this boutique? Their website gives off a very cheesy feeling

+4TV series recommendations


Alright fellow monkeys - hit me with those saucy TV recommendations and i'll hit you all with my all time favourite (which I would assign a high probability that most of you haven't seen): **The thick of it**. UK show filled with comedic genius and swearing to match the most profane...

+9Favorite quote?


Hi guys, what is your favorite and most inspiring quote? (I don't know what else to write just filling the remaining characters)

+4WSO Internships & Employment Opportunities


Join the Wall Street Oasis Team! <h4>Open opportunities for students: </h4> <ul> <li><a href="">Blogging Internship</a></li> </ul> <h4>Open opportunities for...

+1Chatham Financial Culture? Exit Ops? Comp?


Does anyone know about much about Chatham Financial? I've look at a similar old post but it isn't too helpful.

+1Citi Prime, Futures, & Securities Services


Is anyone here familiar with the Citi PFSS program? Would like to know what desks the internship rotates through and more information in general. Thanks

+70Prestige Skirmish: Lawyer vs. Doctor vs. Investment Banker


The people wanted it, so you get it. **Lawyer - Prestige Pros:** -J.D. is the most prestigious post-graduate degree to have. -Extremely well read and versed in history - which makes for prestigious dinner conversations. -Wields influence over the legal system, and influence is one of...

+1Can Someone Please Explain This To Me: GP, LP, Sponsors, Principal Investor & Who Plays What Role

The Assman

Here is my understanding: The GP of a project is the group like Bozzuto that will maybe put up 2% co-invest but otherwise will source and bid on a deal and then seek financing through capital markets that makes up the other 98% of their equity. They execute the deal and all the LP provides is...

+5WEED (marijuana) Stock/Companies


Living in Colorado currently, state saw $3.5M in tax revenue (medical and recreational combined (2 from recreational)) in January 2014. On track for about $40M in tax revenue on the year. I'll give it 10 years until the rest of the country catches on. What are your thoughts on Weed...

+3GS new dress code


As some of you may know by now, <abbr title="Goldman Sachs">GS</abbr> just announced their new "casual" dress code. So i was wondering what would you consider wearing into the office? Also, do you think it is a good idea to change the formal suit attire...

ORBCOMM INC - Interview - Technology-
0MBA vs MSc Finance/Part-time vs distance


Hi all, I just completed my PhD in a humanities field and am employed full-time at a university. However, I long ago decided that I don't want to be an academic and I am now weighing my options (again). I am considering whether an <abbr title="Masters in Business...

Wells Fargo and Company - Review - Commercial Banking-
0How much dividend income did you recieve last year? What is your goal?

Sunshine Funshine

Title says it all - how much money from stock dividends did you recieve last year? We're all out here trying to rack up passive income so I figured I'd see how everyone is doing

Wells Fargo and Company - Salary & Bonus - Commercial Banking-
Foresight Design Initiative - Company-
+2Splitting cost for Case 101 Subscription


Hi, I am looking for someone who is interested in splitting the cost for 3-6 month subscription for Consulting Case 101.

+4Is CFA necessary for investment banking ?

The White Bull

I am doing my <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> in finance at a non-target B-School and wish to enter <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr>/<abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>/<abbr...

RBC Royal Bank of Canada - Salary & Bonus - Technology-
0Central Risk Book - Terrible Desk


Not sure if you read news from Bloomberg.Deutsche Bank Said to Lose Money on Risk-Management Trades U.S. equity central risk book said hurt by algo performance Book size once topped $2 billion; trader moved to other rol None of bank’s central risk book make money and it will never. It is a...

+6Deal Structure For First Deals


Hey everyone, I was curious to know how you structured your first deals that you did on your own or how you would structure deals you do on your own in the future? (This is assuming you have investors and it wasn't all your own money) Some additional questions for those of you that...

Jane Street Capital - Salary & Bonus - Equity Capital Markets-
016 Year Old PE MD


Hello <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr>, allow me to introduce myself. I am junior in high school from the PNW region, and I think the only thing in this world which I am good at right now, is finance (and fashion but let's not talk about that rn). I know a...

0Comp for Development APM


All, I am curious what you think comp would be for an Assistant Project Manager at a RE Development company in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr>. I am trying to figure out what to ask for when negotiating my salary, and it really is tough to find data to inform my...

0When do you abandon ship? Batten down the hatches, or set sail?


I was EXTREMELY naive during undergrad. I picked a <abbr title="back office">BO</abbr> functions because I didn't read past the HR bullshit. After a few years of rocking, I am a mid-back office "analyst" at a large firm in (private area 41). I graduated very...

0Time for a career change?


<abbr title="equity research">ER</abbr> was sooooo promising...then you step in the wrong crack and open the mouth of the devil... I took a glitzy-sounding job at an equity-research department at a super-massive bank right out of Undergrad. I did not realize that...

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CIBC Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce - Salary & Bonus - Commercial Banking-
0Projecting who your take-out buyer will be?


Think it’s always prudent to at least contemplate the type of buyer who be there to sell to at the end of the hold period. I’m specifically looking at a Multifamily development in SoCal (good submarket) which is being built as entirely large 3 bedroom townhouse style units. Given a...

0Starting a school investing club


Hello! So I am trying to build a strong student profile while I am attending school at a community college. I plan on transferring to a university to complete a <abbr title="balance sheet">BS</abbr> in accounting and finance. (Interested in applying to UTDallas,...

0Out of the industry, confused, broke; but in love


Hello, I am a graduate of International Relations and American History from a liberal research university in Europe. Came to the US as a Green Card holder. Have been living in Boston for 2 years now. I am 26. I am pursuing to get Mathematical Finance degree. First, I didn't know what...

0Product Control vs Asset Management


I know these two areas are quite different in nature, but I have offers for a Product Control summer internship at a Japanese Investment Bank and and Asset Management internship at a European Asset Management firm. Considering that at the moment, my end goal is to secure a trading graduate role,...

Willis Towers Watson - Interview - Structured Products-
+1Visiting NYC for break, looking for suggestions on the best restaurants/bars/clubs/etc.


Title is pretty self explanatory. Haven't been to <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> in ~7 years, recently signed myFT <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> offer, taking my girlfriend to <abbr title="New York...

+52020 FT IB Recruiting Thoughts


Wanted to ask more specifically about full-time recruiting since there aren't too many posts regarding this A little background on myself, currently a junior at a top target, 3.5 gpa, solid ECs, but due to the ridiculously early process for <abbr title="summer analyst...

RBC Capital Markets - Salary & Bonus - Investment Banking-