- CIO/CTO of a medical referral software company
- A retired hedge fund manager who ran a multi-hundred million dollar special situations fund that traded across all parts of the capital structure, as well as equity and credit derivatives.
- He started off his career in PE and later transitioned to the HF side
- An investor, executive, and tech innovator working to leverage data analytics and creative thinking into successful and profitable products, companies, and investments.
- His expertise includes financial and data modeling, machine learning, project design and management, software development and management, and agile methodology.
- MBA, Accounting, Finance, Entrepreneurship, 2009
- Currently an Investment Analyst with several years of professional experience on the sell-side and buy-side
- Spent three years working as an Investment Research Analyst at a boutique capital markets research firm
- Has experience in corporate finance advisory, portfolio management, proprietary public markets research, and value investing
- Has screened and reviewed resumes of students, recent graduates and young professionals who want to work in the asset management, equity research, hedge fund, and trading industries
- Currently works in San Francisco as a trader at a technology hedge fund.
- Previously spent 9 years as a trader for a macro-focused, multi-strategy hedge fund.
- Spent 2 years on the money markets portfolio management team.
- Worked as a product management associate on the fixed income alternatives team.
- Currently, a senior associate at a middle-market leveraged buyout firm investing in aerospace/defense, healthcare services, software, business services, and distribution (4 years)
- Previously spent 1.5 years at a BB in Investment Banking M&A/Coverage (specializing in financial services)
- Graduated with a BA in Economics and Finance.
- Have reviewed over 350 resumes and actively provide mentor-ship services to undergrads and recent grads
- To know more on the mentor, here is the link to his AMA
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- Current MBA student at Chicago Booth, works as a Peer Career Advisor for students interested in IB
- Previously spent 2.5 years at Credit Suisse in Investment Banking, primarily worked on M&A and IPO transactions. Interned junior year with CS and accepted return offer. Led on-campus recruiting initiatives and served as a mentor to summer analysts in my 2nd year
- Graduated from the University of Chicago in 2015 with a BA in Economics and BS in Statistics. During college, was actively involved as a TA for Booth Finance professors, and worked with Ph.D students on research topics
- Fluent in English and Mandarin, with conversational proficiency in Spanish
- Currently focused on North American M&A for global life sciences company
- Formerly at middle-market private equity fund focused on control investments in advanced manufacturing, software, and technology-enabled services business
- Also spent two years investment banking focused primarily on mergers and acquisitions within the industrial and energy sectors
- Licensed CPA
- Vice President at a financial advisory firm focusing on M&A for the past six years.
- Broad sector coverage experience, with specific expertise in Financials and Healthcare
- Helped numerous candidates from both traditional and non-traditional backgrounds break into investment banking
- MBA from top 5 business school and an undergraduate degree in Economics and Mathematics from a liberal arts college
- Currently, a Private Equity associate, investing in financial services businesses across Europe
- Previously in FIG. Elected Junior Banker Representative
- Interned in Private Equity, Sales & Trading and M&A during university
- Graduated with an MSc in Management and a BSc in Economics
- Retail and eCommerce Investment Banking Associate at Morgan Stanley
- Previously, an Associate on the Consumer & Retail IB Coverage team
- Graduated from the Air Force Academy
- Formerly a private equity associate in megafund private equity focused on leveraged buyouts across all industries
- Previously spent 2 years at a BB in generalist M&A Investment Banking where I worked on more than 30 deals across the industrials, technology, power & utilities, FIG, consumer, communications, media & entertainment and healthcare industries
- Former co-head of recruiting for an ivy league school at a BB
- Have reviewed more than 200 resumes and actively provide mentorship services to undergrads and recent grads.
- CFO for a real estate private equity fund
- Managing member of a family's office, investing in public equity, fixed income, and energy and commodities markets across the globe. The firm also manages private equity and venture capital funds
- Started career Houlihan Lokey, focused on private placements of debt and equity securities in connection with restructurings, refinancings, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, growth capital and acquisitions.
- Served as a Principal of $1.1 billion Asia fund
- Has an MBA from Wharton
- Investment Banking, Leading Bulge Bracket Investment Bank, Healthcare and consumer retail coverage groups
- Investment Banking, Leading Bulge Bracket Investment Bank, Real estate and lodging coverage groups
- BSc in Finance
- Currently, VP at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
- Worked for over two years at the BB; ranked 1A both years (top 10% of entire analyst class)
- Worked as an intern in Corporate Banking at bulge bracket bank and managed to receive a full-time offer in the investment banking division
- Non-target background
- Currently launching a long/short equity hedge fund
- Previously was an Associate at a middle market private equity firm where he evaluated leveraged buy out opportunities across the healthcare, technology, business services, and industrial sectors
- 2 years as an analyst in a build bracket bank within the healthcare coverage group
- Graduated double majored in Biology & Economics
- Currently runs an asset management firm
- Hedge Fund investing experience at large multi-stratfund and concentrated L/S fund
- Private Equity associate at top blue chip fund
- Investment Banking analyst at Goldman Sachs
- Lives in New York City, and a graduate of a top liberal arts College
- Currently an associate at Washington D.C.-based private equity firm
- Worked at Accel-KKR, a middle-market private equity firm focused solely on technology investments
- Spent two years as an investment banking analyst working on technology M&A transactions
- Experience working on buyouts, growth investments and add-on acquisitions, including
- Currently Director of Operations Strategy at DJO Global
- Former management consultant with McKinsey & Company in Houston focused on digital, strategy, M&A, and operations projects
- PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University and a BA in Physics from Cornell University
- Currently a 2nd year associate at Berkshire Partners, a $16B middle-market private equity fund
- Worked for 3 years in consulting
- Prior to consulting, held internships at the Federal Reserve Board and the U.S. Senate
- Target undergrad
- 5 years of BB IBD experience: 3 in London (Industrials Team), 2 in Madrid (Iberia Coverage)
- Former Senior Associate at International PE (+$10bn AUM). EMEA Coverage
- Currently MBA at Northwestern University
- Areas of expertise: Diversified industrials (logistics, transportation, automotive, capital goods, industry 4.0). Infrastructure (renewable portfolios, airports), tech (health tech, industry tech and fintech)
- Excellent modelling skills, LBO analysis, Levfin and ECM
- 9 years of experience mentoring selected students interested in finance
- Investment banking and corporate finance professional with over 16 years of experience
- Deep regional focus in the Asia-Pacific region with roles based in Singapore, Hong Kong and Mumbai
- Extensive experience in leading mergers and acquisition (M&A) advisory, leveraged finance, fundraising, equity and debt capital market deals; led over 50 transactions for clients across the region
- Expertise in deal origination, stakeholder and process management, deal execution, financial modeling and valuation, company and industry analysis, key risks and mitigation identification, transaction documents negotiation, due diligence and deal mechanics
- Comprehensive coverage of Asia Pacific clients across sectors including healthcare services, education, logistics, transportation, cement, building materials, consumer, F&B, and industrials
- Investment banker with 10+ years of experience
- Have worked across multiple platforms (investment banking, capital markets, sales & trading) in both New York & London
- Experience in M&A, leveraged finance, IPOs / follow-ons and private capital raises
- Have worked across multiple industries and coverage groups
- Experienced buyside investment professional with 6 years of experience across middle market private equity, fundamental long/short equity, and distressed credit & loan-to-own investments
- Currently a post-MBA senior associate at a $1 billion AUM private equity fund
- Extensive end-to-end private equity transaction experience supporting all aspects of the investment process including financial modeling, due diligence, investment committee presentations, structuring, and legal negotiations
- Significant operating experience serving as board member of several private equity portfolio companies
- Closed deals include buyout, growth equity, and structured equity investments across the consumer/retail, industrials, healthcare services and business services sectors
- BSc. in Economics, concentration in Finance from a target school
- Currently, a research analyst at a value-oriented credit hedge fund with $10 billion of AUM, investing in leveraged loans and high-yield bonds across various strategies
- Previously spent 3 years at a top Bulge Bracket investment bank in Leveraged Finance working across industries including Industrials, Technology, Media, Telecom, and Business Services.
- Graduated with a BSM in Finance
- 3rd-year private equity associate at $3.0 billion middle-market private equity firm
- Worked at an elite boutique in IB as an analyst for over two years in M&A and Restructuring
- B.S. from Ivy League University
- He analyzed billions of dollars of transactions as an analyst/associate on Deutsche Bank's Consumer team.
- He then transitioned into growth equity where he was the associate on over $35 million in investments.
- This background developed his expertise in working with startups as an investor and Fortune 500 companies as an advisor.
- He helps companies grow through fundraising, acquisitions or FP&A.
- B.S. in Finance and Marketing
- Experience: 6 years experience in equity hedge funds, 4 years at sales and trading for a top IB.
- Asset class experience: Equities - with a focus on Asian equities. Foreign Exchange, Fixed Income, Credit, Distressed Debt, Interest rates, Options, Derivatives.
- Academic experience: Double degree in Financial Engineering/Operations Research and Economics.
- How I can help clients: Comprehensive interview preparation and mock interviews. Investment case study review and editing. Career mentoring. Resume and application review. Financial modeling consulting, editing and review.
- Experienced investment banking professional with several years of work experience, particularly focused on M&A and restructuring transactions across a variety of industries
- Analyst-to-Associate promote with experience at both bulge bracket and elite boutique banks
- Deeply involved in recruiting and training activities at prior firm, including the design and direction of financial training programs for all incoming junior IB employees and interns
- Liberal arts degree from Ivy League university
- Experienced private equity professional with 6 years of experience across investing and advisory roles primarily focused on the technology sector
- Extensive end-to-end private equity transaction experience supporting all aspects of the investment process including financial modeling, due diligence, investment committee presentations, structuring, and legal negotiations.
- Closed deals have focused primarily on buyout and growth equity investments
- Previously worked with Bank of America Merrill Lynch's technology investment banking team
- A Senior Vice President and bond trader at an investment management firm where he specializes in high yield, stressed, and distressed credit trading. He works with a team of investment professionals who manage a multibillion-dollar portfolio of bond assets globally.
- Prior, he worked in Leveraged Finance Sales & Trading for Goldman Sachs & Co. where he focused on the structuring, marketing, syndication, and trading of high yield bonds and distressed debt in the global capital markets.
- He is a Value Investor in Residence where he teaches investment principles, theories, and applications to undergraduate students.
- Graduated with a B.B.A. in Finance and Economics.
- Most recently an investment associate at a private debt fund in NYC
- Previously spent 2.5 years in Investment Banking at JPMorgan with experience in the healthcare, consumer, and retail industry groups, leveraged finance, and credit working on LBO and M&A transactions. Led the summer analyst and first-year analyst recruiting process for candidates.
- Mentored summer analysts and junior analysts.
- Graduated with a BBA in Finance
- Principal at a VC Fund who leads investment origination and execution in enterprise software, internet, and consumer verticals
- He was a PE Associate at a leading growth equity firm and was engaged in all aspects of transaction execution, including conducting business, market, and financial diligence. Executed platform LBO + M&A roll-up.
- He started his career as an IB Analyst (2 yrs), TMT Group at BB. He led OCR for target school.
- Private equity 2nd Year Associate in the Secondary Investment group, having completed 7 transactions including a single-asset co-investment, a GP-led fund restructuring, and a GP-led LP tender process.
- Previously worked in investment banking executing middle-market M&A transactions within the technology & services industry, with a particular focus on business services, software, fin-tech, and tech-enabled solutions. While in IB, he completed 15 M&A advisory transactions across both founder-owned and private-equity backed businesses. He spent 3 years as an Analyst and 1 year as an Associate before moving to the buy-side
- Masters in Finance
- Non-target school, BBA Finance
- Private Equity investor at a large buyout firm focused on Growth and LBO strategies. Europe-based and part of the Global Healthcare team.
- Experience in US-based mid-market PE firm.
- He was a PE associate in a turnaround firm performing debt-to-equity investments on behalf of syndicated lenders.
- He started his career as a Consultant for a Strategy Consulting Firm in the corporate finance and restructuring group.
- BS & MSc and an MBA
- Previously spent 4 years with J.P. Morgan. The last two years were spent as a Leveraged Finance analyst in the Investment Bank, working primarily on LBOs and Acquisition Financing for the General Industries team (Healthcare, Consumer Staples, Industrials, Auto, and more sectors).
- Graduated with a BA in Finance and a minor in Computer Science.
- Played Division 1 tennis all 4 years and co-captain senior year.
- Currently a Vice President at a megafund focused on traditional buyouts (latest fund size of $15 billion). Was an associate at the same fund - received sponsorship for business school and Vice President return offer
- Previously worked as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley for two years
- Holds an MBA and a BS in computer science (non-traditional background)
- Currently, VP of a large PE firm covering TMT in the Americas
- Worked at large-cap PE firm as an Associate
- Big 3 Consulting firm doing strategy consulting
- BS, Industrial Engineering
- Currently, an Associate at a PE firm that invests in technology and services industries
- Previously, growth equity/venture capital associate to middle-market companies focused on global resource
- 2 years Investment Banking Analyst at a BB, mergers and acquisitions group
- Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Stanford University
- Investment Manager at a Private Equity firm investing in early-stage companies based in the U.K., Nordic and DACH regions
- 5 years + Investment Banking experience involved in a broad range of M&A and strategic advisory assignments for clients globally. Primarily covering the Transport & Infrastructure and Metals, Mining & Materials sectors
- Graduated with BSc Hons in Mathematics with Economics and MSc Hons in Law
- Currently a Vice President at a Family Office focused on Private Equity
- Worked for two years as a Private Equity Associate at a leading Middle Market Private Equity firm
- Started his career as an Investment Banking Analyst in the M&A Advisory team and led recruiting efforts from his university; previously interned in Leveraged Finance as well as the Investment Banking Division
- Holds a BBA in Finance
- Graduated with a degree in Economics/Finance
- First internship was at Merril Lynch in their asset management division in my freshman year and later moved into global transactions banking at Deutsche Bank
- On his junior year, he was, fortunately, able to parlay the above internships into an Investment Banking offer at Citi for his junior summer where he also received a full-time return offer
- He spent a year and eight months working in the Industrials group and ranked top bucket (top 10% of entire analyst class)
- Presently, he has an offer to Providence Equity Growth starting Summer 2020
- Currently a Vice President at a Private Investment Firm ($20+ billion AUM across private, public and opportunistic credit strategies) focused on investment opportunities in the food, agriculture and energy/infrastructure sectors. Responsible for all stages of deal lifecycle including origination, underwriting, due diligence and portfolio management.
- Previously worked for over two years as a Private Equity Associate at a NYC-based, middle-market private equity firm
- Began career as an Investment Banking Analyst in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) group of a bulge-bracket bank in NYC; ranked as a top-bucket analyst
- Non-target background
- Currently, a Vice President at a Global Investment Firm ($60+ billion AUM)
- Professional experiences include Private Equity, Distressed Investing, Long/Short Equity and Investment Banking (Bulge Bracket)
- MBA from M7
- 2nd year associate at a mid-market generalist buyout fund
- Spent 1 year in the private equity arm of an large multi-family office
- Spent 2+ years as an investment banking analyst / associate promote at a top 10 bulge bracket bank
- B.S. (magna cum laude) and M.S.F. in Finance
- Led team recruiting efforts while in Investment Banking and interview associate level candidates in current role
- Current Investment Associate at a growth equity firm that acquires minority positions in private growth-stage technology companies
- Previously spent ~2 years at Goldman Sachs in their Investment Banking Division, primarily working on FinTech and Asset Management M&A and IPO transactions in the Financial Institutions Group (FIG)
- Graduated with a BSE in Biomedical Engineering and BS in Mathematics
- Conversational proficiency in Portuguese
- Began a career in leveraged finance banking, working with corporations and private equity firms across all industries (primarily focused on technology), assisting in term sheet / commitment letter negotiations, and corresponding directly with investor accounts to address business and diligence questions (6 years)
- Pivoted to earliest stage venture at a newly established fund in NYC, involved in all stages of high volume deal flow as well as fund operations and portfolio analysis
- Currently, working directly with early-stage companies in a strategic consulting based capacity assisting with financial modeling and forecasting, customer acquisition, marketing strategy, investor decks, fundraising
- Angel investor (current portfolio includes women's health & wellness, healthcare and differentiated tech-focused companies)
- Currently, MBA student at M7
- Previously, research analyst at L/S equity hedge fund for 2 years, covering consumer and industrial companies
- Previously, investment banking analyst covering power & utilities for 2 years
- Currently, an Associate at a private markets investment specialist
- Analyst at a BB in the Financial Institutions Group
- Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
- A Private Equity professional in a middle-market firm focusing on special situations and credit opportunities investments; responsible for all stages of a deal lifecycle including origination, underwriting and diligence, and portfolio management
- 2 years in the consumer retail Investment Banking division at bulge bracket bank in NYC
- Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting
- Private Equity Associate - 2nd Year
- Spent 2 years in banking at Evercore
- Interned at three different investment bank's M&A groups during summers
- Degree from a target school
- Currently, M&A Senior Associate in a top-three investment bank in London
- MBA at top European Business School
- Previously Management Consultant
- Bachelor's in Business Administration and MSc in Accounting
- A Private Equity Associate who participated in all stages of investment process across the media and telecom.
- 2 years as an IB analyst involved in the buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions in the healthcare sector
- Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Statistics
- M&A advisory, coverage, and capital markets banker with 15+ years of experience at Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, and Jefferies
- Broad sector experience with emphasis on technology and FIG
- Active interviewer & participant in intern, analyst, and associate recruiting; mentor to VPs
- Ivy undergrad and grad degree from Oxbridge
- Senior Associate in the Acquisitions & Development group of a national commercial real estate development and investment firm
- Prior to that was an Associate at The Carlyle Group in their U.S. Real Estate division responsible for asset management of a portfolio of multifamily, luxury condominium, and marina assets across the United States.
- He was an Analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co in their Investment Management Division responsible for portfolio management, analytics, and advisory services for Fortune 100 corporate pension allocations in real estate and private equity
- Began his career as a Development & Acquisitions Analyst for a boutique commercial real estate development company while finishing his undergraduate degree.
- Earned his Master's Degree in Real Estate Development & Finance
- Has interviewed hundreds of aspiring commercial real estate professionals interested in real estate private equity, real estate development, or advisory
- Currently, a Senior Real Estate Analyst at a global PE fund manager (PERE 100), focusing on acquisitions/asset management of distressed/value-add/special situations real estate investments across both debt and equity. Experienced in multiple asset classes (office, retail, hospitality, leisure, land)
- Previously worked as a Development Analyst at a top national real estate development firm, focusing on commercial office development in Manhattan
- Worked as an Analyst, Associate, Vice President at a middle-market bank focusing on arranging debt capital markets transactions on behalf of national REITs, sponsors, family offices
- Bachelors in Business Administration (Finance and Real Estate concentration)
- Currently, a member of an investment team managing a fund dedicated to non-control growth equity transactions
- Previously spent ~4 years as an investment banking analyst as an industry generalist focusing on buy-side, sell-side, restructuring, and M&A transactions
- He organized syndicates and sourced investment opportunities for various family offices
- Bachelor of Science, Finance from non-target
- Senior Associate at a middle-market turnaround Private Equity firm investing in Aerospace, Business Services, Healthcare, Industrials, and Software companies
- Began my career in Restructuring IB and Asset Management, before transitioning into a different Private Equity firm covering similar industries as now
- MBA with concentrations in Analytic Finance and Strategy.
- Graduated with majors in Finance, Economics, and Accounting
- Currently an Investment Analyst at The Carlyle Group in the Loans & Structured Credit team
- Previous experience at bulge bracket banks, in both the Leveraged Finance and Investment Banking Credit divisions
- Screened resumes and participated in the interview processes of new hires, and has served as a mentor to junior and 1st-year analysts
- Graduated in Economics and an MPhil from the University of Cambridge
- Corporate finance and M&A investment banking professional with broad industry experience and a history of achievement in finance and strategy roles.
- Most recent experience includes leadership roles in the Finance and Operations departments of two former banking clients.
- Strong business knowledge developed through Wall Street positions and hands-on corporate experience.
- MBA and a Management degree
- Expertise includes: Analyzing company financial performance, creating budgets and financial projections, analyzing market and competitive trends, and implementing financial strategies and business processes
- Worked as an Associate at a middle-market PE firm that targets investment in financial services, media, industrials and energy.
- Investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs
- Currently attends top business school
- Graduated with an A.B. in Economics
- 13 years in banking and private equity and credit
- He is currently a Senior Vice President for a firm that provides credit solutions for growth and middle-market companies
- Previously, he was Vice President at two private equity firms
- Prior, he was an Associate at Atlantic Street Capital and Jefferies & Company
- MBA and B.S. in Finance / Accounting
- Currently a Senior Associate at a large-cap private equity firm investing in the financial services, healthcare and technology sectors.
- Previously worked at a BB bank in its Financial Institutions Investment Banking group for 2 years.
- Graduated with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Economics from a non-target school and played 4 years of collegiate football.
- Have interviewed dozens of candidates for both investment banking and private equity roles, and review resumes and provides mentorship services to undergrads and recent grads.
- Investment banking associate at a leading independent financial advisory firm focusing on M&A
- Broad sector coverage experience, with specific expertise in Industrials
- Helped numerous candidates from both traditional and non-traditional backgrounds break into investment banking
- Started career in management consulting specializing in aerospace and defense as well as healthcare and homeland security
- MBA from top 5 business school and an undergraduate degree in Economics and Mathematics from a liberal arts college
- Mechanical Engineering and Physics major at Top Tier engineering school; 4 year varsity athlete in college
- Summer internships in Finance at mutual fund and Sales + Trading at BB Bank
- Chose to recruit for consulting for a breadth of experience and exit opportunities
- 3 years at Big 3 Consulting as an analysts and case leaders; Consistently rated top performance rating
- Projects across Strategy + M&A; Organic and in-organic growth for both corporations and buy side investors
- Joined a new team at leading Technology PE/VC Investor as an associate; recently promoted to VP 1 year in
- Responsibilities include supporting portfolio companies with their strategic agenda and execution, ensuring synergies across our portfolio and ecosystem, and supporting the deal sourcing and deal evaluation engine for the firm
He has over 20 years of principal investing, investment banking, restructuring and operational experience, primarily in the real estate industry.
A co-founder and Managing Partner of YAD Capital, an alternative asset management firm which seeks to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns by opportunistically investing in private credit opportunities.
Prior to co-founding YAD Capital, he was the COO & CFO of Halpern Real Estate Ventures where he assumed a strategic role in the overall management of the firm. In that role, he oversaw a portfolio of 11 investments and was responsible for implementing, managing and controlling all operational and financial-related activities, including accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, human resources, compliance, and investors communication. During that time, he executed and managed over $650 million of real estate transactions.
Prior to that, he invested in and advised several real estate operating companies, REITs and private equity real estate firms on more than $4.5 billion of complex corporate finance and strategic transactions at various organizations including CW Capital, EdgeRock Realty Advisors, JEN Partners and Lehman Brothers.
He started his career at Deloitte, first as an auditor in their Financial Institutions Group and subsequently as a turnaround consultant in their Restructuring group. He holds an M.B.A. degree in Finance from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business, an M.S. degree in Financial Engineering from University of Paris Creteil, and a B.S. degree in Accounting, Finance, and Corporate Taxation from University of Paris Dauphine.
- Investment professional with experience employing value-based investment strategies for a broad array of clientele to manage their investments and preserve their wealth
- Currently owns and operates an independent money management firm with clients in over 25 states
- Provides comprehensive investment management services to individuals, retirement plans, trusts, and charitable foundations
- Serves as a fiduciary to clients by providing fee-only investment counsel
- Has been quoted and featured in various investment articles and publications
- Serves on the board of several organizations and non-profits
- Private equity professional with 5 years of experience across investing and advisory roles based in the US and in London.
- Currently an Associate at a London based family office which invests across emerging and developed markets. Broad sector experience with a focus on consumer & retail, healthcare, and business services.
- Previously spent 2 years working as an analyst at a BB, having started career in the US office and later transferring to London.
- Graduated with a major in Finance. Internship experience at BB and boutique investment banks.
- Has successfully interviewed with multiple BB investment banks and middle-market private equity funds.
- Currently serve as a Senior Associate with an early-stage Venture Capital firm where my primary focus is on the cybersecurity industry.
- Previously worked as an Associate with another early-stage firm specializing in all B2B tech.
- Prior to VC, spent 5+ years working at venture-backed startups in operations and marketing roles.
- Currently a first-year associate at a middle-market private equity firm based in San Francisco with an emphasis on technology and healthcare
- Previously worked as an investment banking analyst in the Global Industrials Group
- Graduated with a BA in Economics and a BS in Computer Science
- Active mentor in various programs while at Citigroup and the University of Georgia
- An established M&A practitioner with 15+ years of experience with elite institutions on both sides of the table
- She recently joined a global ingredients company to lead its M&A department
- Vice-President within the Consumer Retail IBD practice, covered global food companies
- Spent 8+ years with an Industrial company in its Corporate Development & Strategy team and field operations
- MBA with concentrations in Economics and Finance
- BSBA in Accounting and licensed CPA
- Currently a 3rd year Associate at a large-cap, new PE fund. I am focused on the technology and financial services sectors
- Previously spent 2 years as an Associate at a middle-market ($3-5BN AUM) buyout/growth fund as a generalist (with a focus in technology)
- Started at Credit Suisse as a Tech IBD Analyst
- Graduated with an undergrad business degree
- Currently private equity senior associate investing across consumer, healthcare, financial services in Asia (buyout and growth)
- Previously ran Pre-MBA recruiting for a large global private equity firm, recruiting both from US universities as well as investment banking programs
- Earlier was an investment banking analyst with Morgan Stanley in New York
- Led his school's summer analyst / analyst recruiting program while at Morgan Stanley
- Graduated with degrees in history and economics
- Experienced finance professional with a background in investment banking, private equity, and working for private-equity backed portfolio companies in a strategic capacity
- BBA in Accounting and Finance
- Healthcare professional with over 10 years of experience in strategy, consulting and investing across the healthcare value chain.
- Track record of strategic problem-solving and counseling senior leadership teams to deliver measurable impact as a healthcare investor and former management consultant
- BA in Economics, MD, and MBA
- He is currently involved in the biotechnology group
- Previously, a resident physician and worked in the healthcare group in special situations and buy-side research
- MD, Master of Bioethics and MBA
- Bachelor of Science in Economics
- Currently, CEO & co-founder of AI technology startup
- Previously PE VP, investing in tech (VC and growth stage), and commercial real estate.
- Also spent time at Big 3 Strategy Consulting Firm, and Big 4 Professional Services Firm (doing M&A due diligence).
- MBA from Oxford, data science masters degree from Harvard, and an engineering undergrad
- Director of M&A and Corporate Venture Investments at a global CPG company
- Previously, spent 7.5 years in M&A advisory at Evercore (Analyst - Vice President)
- MSc in Finance from a top European school
- B.A. in Economics
- An Associate Director at a Swiss-based PE alternative investments manager with a focus on private equity and liquid alts / HFs
- Previously spent 6+ years at BlackRock, beginning in legal / compliance before moving to an alternatives sales/business development team
- Graduated with a B.A. degree in Economics and is a CFA charterholder
- An investment associate at a multi-billion dollar hedge fund/family office.
- He made the switch from S&T (structured credit) to investment banking restructuring group
- He was featured in the WSJ on how he broke into front office finance
- Non-target school with BSc in Finance and Economics
- Trader with experience trading physical commodities and their derivatives from a supply, market-making and proprietary perspective
- Masters in Engineering in 2010
- Started out in operations and ultimately became lead trader at a tradehouse and then transitioned to hedge-fund world. Now trading family office money.
- Expertise in agricultural and energy products
- AMA link
- Currently taking some time off to travel Southeast Asia after working in Investment Banking and Private Credit
- Private Credit experience as part of a NY-based Technology & Tech-Enabled Services growth capital firm
- Analyst to Associate promoted during Investment Banking stint with DB's Financial Sponsors group (SF & NY)
- Non-target undergrad background (local boutique junior year internship to full-time bulge bracket offer)
- Currently a second year analyst at a Bulge Bracket bank working on technology sector M&A, equity and debt financing transactions in the San Francisco Bay Area
- Lead technical training sessions for summer interns and incoming analysts / associates
- Heavily involved in summer / FT analyst recruiting including resume screening, phone screening and superday candidate selections
- Received an offer from a middle-market technology buyout firm for the summer of 2020
- Economics/Finance degree from a top 5 public school
- Currently second year analyst at Elite Boutique in generalist M&A and Restructuring in New York
- Graduated from top 5 liberal arts college with a BA in Economics
- Began career as an M&A consultant before working in investment banking
- A senior associate at a private equity firm specializing in lower middle-market companies.
- 4 years in bulge bracket banking within technology, media, and telecom groups, including 2 years at Goldman Sachs
- MBA, JD and BS in Finance and Economics
- An Associate with a global private equity firm focused exclusively on consumer growth companies
- Spent 2 years in investment banking in the global retail group; led the summer analyst recruitment efforts and evaluate candidacy
- Graduated with Bachelor of Arts, Major in Economics, nontarget
- Currently an associate at a middle-market consumer private equity fund
- Previously spent 3.5 years at an elite boutique IB as an M&A associate and analyst, and less than a year at a middle market bank
- Can speak about lateral, both IB analyst/associate, and transitioning to PE experiences
- Graduated with a BS in Finance and Marketing
- Currently an associate at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR)
- Previously spent 2.5 years at a bulge bracket bank, in both the Investment Banking Coverage and Investment Banking Credit divisions. Led the recruiting and interviewing processes for candidates of all backgrounds, including interns, full-time, and lateral hires. Served as a mentor to junior and 1st year analysts
- Graduated in 2013 with a BA in Economics. During college, was actively involved as a Department TA and a researcher at the business school
- Has reviewed resumes and helped prepare candidates for the banking, PE, HF, asset management, equity/credit research, and consulting industries
- Currently, a Senior Associate at a leading private credit fund.
- He worked at a private investment firm that provides equity capital to middle-market companies
- Investment Banking Analyst (Tech group), 2 years
- Corporate Banking Analyst that managed middle-market credit portfolio, 2 years
- Non-target background
- Practice leader for Deloitte's consulting practice, 10 years
- 15+ years of experience in M&A, Divestiture, Business process improvement, Technology Consulting and continues to advise key Fortune 500 clients
- Primary Industry Areas include Banking, Biotech, Pharma, Healthcare, High-tech and Government
- Portfolio Manager at L/S Hedge Fund, focus on European & US markets
- Spent 4 years as a Senior Equity Research Analyst at +$1bn Hedge Fund L/S & Event-Driven Hedge Fund, focus on European & US markets
- Worked over three years as MBB management consultant, focused on private equity investment due diligence
- Spent a year at a Private Equity Fund and over two years as an Equity Research Analyst
- CFA Charterholder
- Currently, senior associate at a growth equity firm focused on software and business services companies
- Previously, spent 2 years as a private equity associate at Welsh Carson, working on healthcare and technology investments
- Worked at an elite boutique in Investment Banking as an analyst in the M&A group
- MBA from M7
- Josh is an Associate in the Strategic Finance Group of Accordion Partners, a management consulting firm which advises on, executes, and implements value creation initiatives and 100 day plans for Private Equity-backed companies and their financial sponsors
- Prior to joining Accordion Partners, Josh was a Manager at XRC Labs, an incubator and accelerator platform focused on the retail and consumer packaged goods sectors, where he advised startup companies on ways to leverage financial modeling and decision sciences to help launch new product and service businesses. He was also instrumental in the development of fundraising strategies and business plans for startup clients.
- Prior to working at XRC Labs, Josh served as an Investment Associate on Neuberger Berman's Private Equity team and was later dedicated to the firm's business development initiatives. Specifically, he collaborated with deal teams, management teams and other 3rd party advisors to evaluate and execute private equity and debt investments as well as other strategic initiatives for the $250B asset manager.
- Prior to joining Neuberger Berman Private Equity, Josh was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Restructuring & Special Situations Finance Group at Barclays, where he advised distressed clients on both M&A and financing transactions both in and out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In this role, Josh collaborated with management teams to develop detailed financial models, conducted financial & operational due diligence, and prepared reports and supporting analyses for several US bankruptcy court filings.
- Josh graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.S. in Finance. Josh is currently an MBA candidate at Duke University (Fuqua School of Business) with a concentration in Corporate Strategy.
- Josh has interviewed hundreds of aspiring Wall Street professionals while working at both Barclays and Neuberger Berman
- Currently a Vice President for Infrastructure Investments covering direct and co-investments in infrastructure, energy and renewables sectors with US, UK and Australia as target destinations
- 1.5 years as IBD Senior Associate: generalist corporate finance banker spanning coverage, ECM and cross-border M&A roles
- 5.5 years at BDO Capital: 75% executing power utilities, renewables and infrastructure deals
- Other sectors covered: consumer retail, telecommunications, entertainment
- Currently, works as a strategy, business development, and operations director at a venture-backed digital health company
- Spent two and a half years at General Catalyst Partners in both growth and venture groups
- Started career at L.E.K. Consulting
- Christopher holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Harvard University
- Currently an analyst on the investment team at an NYC based event-driven/special situations hedge fund
- Worked as a Senior Associate at a lower middle-market private equity family office
- MBA and Bachelor of Science, Biology
- Currently, AVP at a real estate development firm
- Previously, a senior associate (analyst) for EdR Trust, a publicly-traded multi-family REIT and worked at CBRE in investment property sales
- Non-traditional background - part-time work, late MBA, non-target undergrad, got current job thanks to outstanding networking and personal skills
- Founded and ran an education startup for 7 years
- Worked as an internal auditor for the U.S. Department of State and CIA
- Currently, Research Analyst at deep value investment management firm
- Previously, Senior Analyst at a public equities investment fund for 4 years
- Primary coverage of industrials, materials, and energy industries
- Associate at Barclays Capital in Proprietary Trading for 3 years
- M7 MBA
- He spent 5 years at JP Morgan holding various roles
- Some of the roles include working the Rates Desk executing fixed income financing transactions as well as the Securitized Products Group valuing collateralized mortgage obligations
- Before JP Morgan, he was a member of the Corporate Finance and Real Estate Strategy Group at a well known retail company leading project finance initiatives
- He began his career at brokerage managing a team of investment representatives serving active traders and high net-worth, self-directed investors
- Completed a MPA in Finance and Fiscal Policy from a top-tier school and is a cum laude graduate
- Holds FINRA Series 7, 63, 24 licenses
- Investment Banking Associate who has worked across the spectrum of equity, debt and M&A at global firms like Goldman Sachs, Citi and Nomura, with a focus on capital raising especially in the FinTech sector.
- He has an MBA degree in Finance and Marketing and has completed all 3 levels of CFA
- Part of the recruitment teams at both Nomura and Citi with interview experience spanning buy-side, M&A and ECM
- Currently, high-yield and distressed credit analyst, Hedge Fund
- Spent two years at BofAML DCM in New York which was #1 on League Tables in 2016
- Debt Capital Markets experience in both New York and Hong Kong
- Transitioned to IB from Big 4 Audit internship
- Finance undergraduate (Top 50 Non-target)
- Leads the Text Advertising Business ($60m/p.a.) and global efforts on new adtech products and partnerships at eBay
- Associate at the largest real assets private equity fund, 2 years
- Strategy Consultant, 1 year
- Master in Management
- Currently, Vice President at a growth-focused middle market PE firm
- Was Vice President of Operations at a middle market healthcare company
- Formerly, Private Equity Associate, focused on middle market buyout investments, 2 years
- Also worked as Investment Banking Analyst, Houlihan Lokey (Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services Group)
- BA in Markets & Culture and BA in English
- Graduated in 2017 with a BA, specializing in Finance and Accounting
- Currently, an Associate at a private equity firm focused on growth equity
- Worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at J.P. Morgan in the M&A Group.
- Summer internship experiences include private equity, investment banking, and asset management
- Currently works as an investment associate with a strategic venture fund.
- Previously served as an investment analyst with New Holland Capital and as an investment banking analyst in SunTrust Robinson Humphrey's Financial Sponsor Group.
- Graduated from the University of Florida and earned a Master of Finance (MSF) from Washington University in St. Louis
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- Currently, MBA student at M7
- Former Manager, Film Strategy and Business Development at 20th Century Fox
- Investment Banking industry experience: Tech, Media, Industrials, FIG
- Mentored students interested in investment banking for 2 years
- Director in an Investment Banking, based in London, with over 10 years of experience advising clients across M&A, Equity and Debt financing
- Involved in the recruitment and training of analysts and associates
- A CFA charter holder and an MBA in Finance
- Chartered Accountant by profession and worked at a reputable accounting firm from 2005-08
- Joined Lehman Brothers (India office) in 2008 prior to subprime crisis and absorbed by Nomura thereafter post acquisition
- With Lehman / Nomura India worked with various teams
- Moved to Nomura London Leveraged Finance team in Apr 2011 and currently working as a Vice President across sectors and geographies
- Acting as Staffer of the team since Dec 2017
- Graduated in B.Com (Honours)
- Graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration
- Began career as a summer and then full-time analyst at J.P. Morgan in Asset Management.
- Broke into investment banking by joining a tech-focused boutique
- 6+ years of experience in Tech investment banking, with an emphasis on software, M&A and cross-border situations
- Recruited to join as a senior associate in the Tech M&A group, focused on the execution of complex sell-side M&A, buy-side M&A, carve-outs and activism defense.
- Previous Associate at a PE firm investing in middle-market businesses
- Previously, a Senior Analyst at Piper Jaffray in the Leveraged Finance group, working across all industry verticals on LBOs, acquisition financings, refinancings, and recapitalizations
- Spent 2 years at Citi in the Leveraged Finance Credit Portfolio group focused on origination and ongoing credit monitoring of outstanding loans. Was also a member of the Columbia recruiting committee for the Investment Banking Division for incoming Summer and Full-Time Analysts
- Graduated in 2014 from Columbia University with a BA in Business Management and Hispanic Studies
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- Joined the finance/strategy team where she is responsible for financial planning and analysis and strategic evaluations.
- Prior, she was an equity research associate for 2.5 years covering publicly-traded companies in the brokers, exchanges, and asset managers sector
- Started her career as an investment banking analyst in the financial institutions group
- Within FIG, she covered the market structure and asset manager vertical.
- Majored in Finance as an undergraduate
- Currently, an Associate at a global private equity advisory firm -Consumer/Retail/Internet industry coverage
- Investment Banking - consumer, retail, healthcare, and equity capital market (natural resources and TMT coverage)
- B.A. with Major in Economics and Minor in Spanish
- Investment professional with 5 years of growth equity and megafund private equity experience in Europe and US
- Prior experience in MBB consulting for 3 years across US and Europe
- Vice President at an acquisition company. He has worked on multiple deals, including sell-side and buy-side M&A, leveraged buyouts, and debt and equity financings within the Industrials space.
- Previously, served as an Investment Banking Associate in the Industrials Group
- He has prior experience at big 4 accounting firms working in the transaction advisory practices
- B.S. in Economics and M.B.A. in Finance
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- Associate at a boutique middle-market investment bank, covering sell-side and buy-side M&A, Valuations, Corporate Advisory.
- Previously an Associate, DCM/Loan Syndications, BNY Mellon Capital Markets, supporting all of bank's major relationship lending groups including TMT, RE, FIG, Healthcare, Utilities & Retail
- Big 4 (PwC and EY) in Taxation, obtained CPA
- BS, Accounting & MBA Finance
- She has significant experience with interviewing, hiring, training and mentoring junior professionals.
- Currently, an Associate at a PE firm that invests in middle market companies
- Experience advising on transactions across a broad range of industries such as Media & Telecom, Consumer & Retail and Real Estate, and products including M&A, and restructuring.
- Investment Banking Analyst at Citi in the Media & Telecommunications group
- B.A. in Economics
- Currently, an Associate at a global private equity firm.
- Previously worked as at Wells Fargo Securities in the Financial Institutions Coverage Group in NYC
- Graduated with a BS in Finance. Throughout college, was an economics-finance tutor and co-founded a recruiting focused, mentorship driven
- Managing Executive of an investment company that makes principal investments in privately held companies in the manufacturing, construction, internet, and technology industries
- 18 years combined fixed income trading, investment banking, real estate, and business development experience in corporate finance and capital markets
- Served as a Vice President in Global Structured Finance Group at Citigroup
- Master's degree in Applied Economics and an MBA
- Currently, an Associate in the real estate group (a large family office)
- Previously worked as an Associate at a middle market REPE fund manager targeting development, value-add, and structured debt investments
- Worked as an Associate at PNC Real Estate focusing on multifamily acquisitions, development, construction and permanent debt
- Currently working at a bank in London doing interest rates trading
- ~2 years in risk management for European interest rate swaps as well as global interest rate
- Nearly six years in sales and trading at Morgan Stanley
- Non-target background
- 6+ years experience in life science venture capital, currently a senior associate
- 2.5 years investment banking - Energy coverage (all products) and Healthcare M&A
- MS, biotechnology
- Currently, Executive Vice President at oilfield services focused mid-market private equity firm
- Previously spent 2 years as investment banking associate
- Also has experience as senior associate at PwC
- Served in US Army
- CPA and MBA
- Currently a VP at KCK Group, the private equity arm of a middle eastern family office
- Osman has a generalist industry focus on lower middle market growth equity and buyout transactions
- Previously worked in a growth equity investing role at Scale Venture Partners, focused on technology
- Started his career as an investment banking analyst at Thomas Weisel Partners where he spent just over two years
- Principal at a top-tier growth equity / late-stage VC fund
- Investment focus on technology selling into financial services (Fintech, enterprise software, market structure, robo advisors, DLT, ad-tech, specialty finance, insurance, regtech and cleantech platforms)
- Previous experience in Investment Banking and Equity Research - large-cap tech coverage
- Prior experience includes merchant banking / special situations investing
- CFA and dual BSc in Finance and Management
- Managing Partner at a small/middle market asset-backed lending and advisory firm, where he leads business development, fundraising, transaction structuring and portfolio construction
- He spent over 10 years as an investment banker at the top-ranked Equity Capital Markets team
- A senior research analyst at a global multi-strategy hedge fund where he specialized in credit and equity research with a focus on the life science, financial, real estate, energy and industrial sectors
- He holds a CFA Charter, a B.S.B.A and an international MBA
- Currently works as an Associate Director at a private equity firm focused on mid-market investments in a range of sectors globally
- Two years at UBS working on M&A and capital markets transactions in the German-speaking region predominantly covered the industrial and healthcare sectors, as well as financial sponsors
- Business Development Manager for a portfolio company of a Dutch private equity firm active in the sale of medical aids
- Private Equity, M&A, Business Development, Strategy, Health Care, Energy & Finance, Automotive, Testing & Inspection
- Currently a 2nd year Venture Capital Associate at a VC firm
- 2 years at a bulge bracket bank on their Technology Investment Banking Team
- Bachelor's degree in business
- Current full-time MBA student
- Currently interning with a Private Equity firm on their Growth Equity team
- During fall 2018, advised a Chicago-based educational software company on their $20M Series C capital raise
- Previously spent 2.5 years as an Associate at a middle market tech buyout fund specialized in analytical technologies and software companies
- Began his career as a Management Consultant where he worked on strategic transformations for clients in the healthcare and consumer products industries
- Graduated with a B.A. in Economics
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- Currently a Valuation Associate at CBRE, focusing on multi-family (market rate, affordable, senior, & student) and mixed use assets in Southern California
- Worked as an investment sales analyst where I created offering memorandums, underwrote assets, and conducted market research
- Graduated with an emphasis on Finance & Real Estate
- Interned at Canaccord Genuity, a Canadian middle market investment bank
- Worked at Moelis as an M&A and Restructuring Analyst for 18 months until joined StepStone Global as a PE Analyst
- BSc Finance
- Currently an analyst at a music investment company, in charge of investor relations, external processes, and other capital markets-related functions
- Previously worked at two investment banking firms including BMO Capital Markets
- Non-target undergrad
- 10+ years experience in finance
- Previous PE experience at Accordion Partners and Fortress Investment Group
- Investment Banking experience in Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging, and Equity-Linked Capital Markets
- Currently, a Partner and Head of Quantitative Research at a systematic Global Macro Hedge Fund
- Previously spent 2 year as a Senior Quantitative Researcher, developing systematic macro trading strategies under the CEO and global head of research
- Spent 8 years at BlackRock's London office as a Portfolio Manager (VP) in the Multi-Asset Strategies team, under various roles including risk management and trading volatility as an asset class
- Graduated with a Master in Engineering, and from a French engineering school with a Master in Applied Mathematics
- Currently, a fundamental research analyst at a long/short global fund, investing across the capital structure (primarily equity and HY/stressed/distressed credit).
- Extensive experience in financials, energy and mining
- Prior to the current role, an Asset Manager, in a similar capacity; has been on the buy side for 8 years.
- Started his career at emerging markets desk, developing and executing the bank's strategy
- Graduated with an MSc in ADMIS
- Has an MBA
- A healthcare PM at one of the multi-strategy long short funds in NYC
- Areas of expertise: asset management, hedge fund, fund of funds, compliance, trading and risk management
- Has experience in healthcare, TMT and consumer sectors
- Currently VP with a middle-market private equity (LBO) firm investing across general industrial/manufacturing, consumer, and services sectors
- Previously spent ~2 years with Deutsche Bank as an investment banking analyst in the general industrials team
- Graduated with Political Science degree
- Currently an MBA student at NYU Stern School of Business. Works as a Career Mentor in the Stern Office of Career Development for students interested in Investment Banking
- Previously spent 3.5 years at Goldman Sachs in Equity Research covering European Large-cap Industrial companies. Mentored junior analysts and interns in the Industrials team and was selected for mentoring Intern class of 2016.
- Graduated from Indian Institute of Management in 2014 with a major in Finance (Top 5% of the class). Was the Co-President of Finance Club during school.
- CFA Charterholder, Fluent in English and Hindi
- Austin has been working with Ernst & Young for over four years, starting as a senior consultant before being promoted to a manager
- At EY, he focuses on strategy, process and operations improvement, and business transformation consulting services focused on health provider, payer, and public health organizations
- He received his BS and MBA from the University of Michigan
- Currently at Bank of America doing Front Office Controls
- Eight years of professional experience with Broker-Dealer/ Prime Brokerage, Corporate Risk, and Audit
- Extensive experience in operational risk, credit risk, market risk, prime brokerage margin, corporate risk and stress testing potential trading books
- Currently, an Associate at a top alternative asset manager, focusing on opportunistic private/public/convertible debt
- 3+ years at top tier BB, latest as a restructuring Associate covering distressed debt positions across EMEA & APAC
- 1 year in Investment Banking at an EM bank as an M&A generalist Analyst
- CFA Charterholder
- Currently with a global private equity firm with ~$13.5bn of assets under management
- 5 years of investing and advisory experience to his role assisting in the evaluation, negotiation and structuring of potential acquisitions for a NY based, middle market private equity firm
- Was an Investment Banking Analyst with Barclays' technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) investment banking division
- Holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Political Science
- She has several years of middle-market private equity experience in the energy, food and social impact space.
- Previously, she spent many years on the sell-side in the power, energy and infrastructure space in New York. She began her career as an Equity Research Associate at UBS, where she worked for an Analyst, who is ranked #1 by Institutional Investor rankings. She then worked in Investment Banking at Lazard / Scotiabank on strategic and M&A mandates worth over $56 billion.
- She has led the recruiting and interview processes for diverse candidates, including interns, full-time and lateral hires. She has also served as a mentor to many analysts and interns.
- She has also helped many candidates prepare for the investment banking, private equity, equity research, consulting and asset management industries.
- She graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College. She also took classes and conducted research at MIT's Sloan School of Management.
- In college, she worked abroad in private equity, renewable energy and non-profits in Europe and India.
- 10+ years of experience and Assistant Vice President at B.B. PWM (Private Wealth Management)
- Associate in Asset Management at a BB bank
- Senior Investment Banking Analyst at a Debt Capital Markets / Leveraged Finance team
- Was a Summer Analyst at an investment bank focused on the emerging markets
- Dual major in Finance and Economics
- Currently with a sector group in an international bank. Asia Pacific focus with experience in Europe and the United States.
- More than 10 years of experience in M&A, leveraged finance, capital markets and public market investments.
- Core expertise in Transportation & Infrastructure, Financial Sponsors and TMT, with additional experience in P&U, FIG, GIG, Food / Agriculture, Natural Resources and Real Estate.
- Previously staffer and hiring manager for associates, analysts and interns.
- Transitioned to IBD after short-term roles in a Big 4 and commodities trading.
- Over ten years of Corporate Development, Strategy, and Innovation experience for companies ranging from series A startups to global 500 institutions. Georgia Tech MBA with concentration in Strategy and Innovation.
- Currently working as head of Strategy and Innovation for the COO at a major US health insurer with nearly $20B in ARR.
- Spent over five years working for high growth startups of various sizes in capacities ranging from general management with P&L ownership to head of corporate development reporting directly to the CEO.
- Companies ranged in size and market from series A to most notably Square in a pre and post IPO capacity, rideshare to drones.
- Three years spent working for a global 500 aerospace and defense firm as a strategy associate.
- Two years spent working as a strategy analyst for a small tech firm servicing banks and credit unions.
- Business school capstone was a seven month engagement with a notable German automaker focused on their future of mobility strategy. Engagement resulted in a notable service product launch still offered today.
- Currently, a management consultant at Booz Allen advising federal clients in Washington, DC.
- Before joining Booz Allen he spent several years working in economic consulting
- Most of his cases involved disputes surrounding securities, finance, and intellectual property damages issues
- Program Manager in the educational sector
- Assistant to the Director, 2 years
- 5 years as a campus recruiter and summer intern program manager for Goldman Sachs in NY/NJ, Chicago and Salt Lake City
- Currently an analyst on the Investment Banking Leveraged Finance team, structuring and executing leveraged loan and high-yield bond transactions across various industries
- Previously spent a year on the Leveraged Finance Underwriting team after undergoing a formal credit training program, underwriting leveraged loan transaction in different sectors and composing credit committee memoranda to support capital commitments
- Interned within the Credit Risk division covering the TMT sector, engaged with the investment banking and capital markets teams to provide financing structures on both best efforts and firm commitment bases
- B.S. in Management (double major in Finance and Computer Science and a minor in math)
- Currently, an associate at a private credit fund responsible for originating, structuring and underwriting cash-flow based senior debt financing and equity co-investments to support buyouts, acquisitions and growth capital for lower-middle market companies across diverse industries
- Previously spent 2 years at a BB in Investment Banking Coverage (sector coverage: diversified industrials, transportation, aerospace & defense, and food & beverage sectors)
- Chicago Booth MBA Candidate
- Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Finance; Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA); Charted Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)
- Currently an MBA student at HBS/Stanford GSB
- Previously worked for 2-3 years as a private equity associate focusing on TMT investments
- Spent 2-3 years as an investment banking analyst in GS TMT/MS Menlo
- Graduated with a liberal arts degree
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- Currently worked as a Global Finance Manager
- Previously worked as an Associate in the distressed securities group for over five years at an investment management fund
- Former investment banking analyst in the restructuring group at Rothschild, Inc.
- MBA from M7
- Portfolio manager for high net worth families
- Previously worked as Portfolio Manager investing in multi-asset portfolios for high net worth families and foundations
- Began career in Consulting and soon moved to Risk Management
- Earned MBA. Also earned BA in Political Science
- CFA charterholder
- 20 year+ track record in world-leading investment management firms, rising from lateral Associate hire to Managing Director and senior leader of an investment team
- Deep leadership and client experience in both EMEA and APAC regions (currently based in Hong Kong)
- Frequent speaker and writer on investment topics, including scientific peer-reviewed publications
- Led hiring and outreach initiatives for Summer Analyst, Graduate Analyst and Business School talent and recognised for building strong junior talent pipelines
- Liberal arts graduate from one of the world's top-ranked universities and passionate about helping non-STEM majors reach their potential as investment professionals
- Extensive STEM background, but no PhD.
- 3 MSc (Engineering, Quantitative Finance & Machine Learning).
- Currently quant trader at a leading US bank.
- Mainly working on machine learning, alpha research and portfolio management.
- Proficient and accomplished commercial real estate researcher with a consulting practice focused on trend pieces, outlooks and guides
- Advises clients on real estate capital placement across a wide spectrum of risk-return profiles
- Practice focuses on investment fundamentals across the real estate debt, equity, commercial and residential sectors
- Consulting functions of emphasis include strategy, operations, and human capital/change management solutions
- Industries of emphasis are health, automotive, and public sector
- Previous experience in software implementation and operations/logistics
- Education: MBA and BSE
- Currently West natural gas physical desk trader
- Starting to take over the origination (AMA- asset management agreement) desk which is the equivalent of a deal valuation in gas trading terminology.
- Previously traded the financial desk and term physical desk
- Previously scheduled and intra-day balance traded the southeast desk
- Worked at a marketing shop, retail shop, and now a utility with a strong financial portfolio backing
- Currently, an Associate at Eurazeo, a PE firm in Europe
- Associate at a PE firm with TMT focused fund in Boston, 2 years
- Worked two years in NY as an analyst in the Tech, Media and Telecom Investment Banking Group
- Currently a member of the distressed & special situations team
- Previously with Citi on the "Interest Rate Derivative Trading Desk," next to the "Distressed Trading Desk," traded bank debt, bonds, claims, reorg equity, CDS, equity options, and ETFs and then in a hybrid "trading and research seat"
- Graduated with a BA in Mathematics, Pre-med
- Currently, Principal at an Early stage venture capital
- Director - Business Development of a leading information and advisory services firm for emerging market executives
- Analyst at Merrill Lynch, 1 year
- Target undergrad
- Currently, equity fundamental and macro research associate at a bulge bracket generating top-down and bottom-up analysis to produce trade ideas for clients
- Previously spent a year as a High-Yield & Leverage Loan research analyst covering the natural resources sector
- Graduated with a BS in Economics, Mathematics, and Statistics
- Top-five MBA full-time program graduate. Current Admissions committee member, interviewing ~8 prospective students per year.
- Member of MBA admissions committee during b-school, reviewed ~250 applications. Member of Investment Banking Career Advisory committee - conducted ~75 mock interviews and reviewed ~200 resumes for IB.
- 2.5 years in IB advisory, including bulge bracket IB and two years in corporate development at a Fortune 500 company
- Currently, run independent strategic finance and financial analytics consulting practice
- Career changer from technology to finance through business school
- Currently, lead fund investments for a family office, with investments spanning venture, leveraged buyouts, and real estate
- Harvard MBA
- Interest in direct-to-consumer digitally-native companies, with internships at Allbirds, Daily Harvest, and Boxed Wholesale
- Internship experience with a top decile consumer VC
- Previously worked for 2.5 years at a growth-oriented, generalist private equity firm (last fund size was $1.2bn)
- Started out as an Investment Banking Mergers & Acquisitions Analyst at Lazard covering aerospace & defense, casino gaming/entertainment, and retail
- Non-target/Semi-target undergraduate degree
- Currently an analyst in the Technology group at Citi providing financial advisory services
- Previously worked at a financial services company in the valuation advisory services group
- Graduated in 2015 with a BS in Economics
- Previously with Goldman Sachs as a portfolio manager focused on alternative investment vehicles
- Specialties: analysis, benchmarking, bonds, customer relations, derivatives, fixed income, foreign exchange, hedge funds, industry analysis, investments, pricing, purchasing, real estate, sales, strategic, swaps
- Graduated with BS in Industrial Engineering
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- Currently an Associate at a PE megafund, evaluating and executing strategic M&A transactions on behalf of the fund's portfolio companies
- Focused on buy-side evaluation of targets in fintech, cybersecurity, and data analytics tools
- Formerly spend two years in management consulting at a Big Four firm conducting commercial and operations due diligence for both financial sponsors and corporate buyers
- Graduated from a Big Ten public school in 2016 with BS in Finance and BS in Economics; actively involved in coaching students on their resumes, case competitions, and career choices
- Currently, CIO & co-founder of a value-oriented / special situations / activist hedgefund that invests in Korea
- Was a Portfolio manager at a special situations hedge fund (M&A, distressed, LBO, broken-IPO, activism, etc) that invests globally
- Previous experience in hedge funds, investment banking, and private equity in the US and abroad
- Graduated from target undergrad
- Currently, a consultant with McKinsey & Company, focused on digital and energy practices
- Spent 6+ years in IT and tech fields and worked for 2 years in tech-focused VC funds
- Graduated from an MBA program in 2016
- Former Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Analyst at HSBC Global Asset Management in Hong Kong, covering both equity and fixed income investments
- Previously an Asian equity investment analyst. Researched companies in TMT, real estate and industrials sectors
- Dual bachelor degrees in Finance and Arts and dual master degrees in Finance and Human rights
- Current MPP candidate
- Private equity senior associate covering infrastructure
- 4+ years doing infrastructure private equity investing for funds and a pension fund
- 2 years + internship of infrastructure investment banking at a middle-market bank
- B.S. in Finance & Management
- Currently working at one of the largest Real Estate Private Equity fund.
- 6+ years in equity derivatives sales including at Credit Suisse
- M7 MBA and CFA charterholder
- Investment Banking Analyst at Barclays, in their Leveraged Finance group
- Worked in NYC and London
- International student in the US during undergrad
- An Associate at a global investment management firm
- Worked in leveraged finance for 3 years
- Did FLDP for a year
- Bachelor of Business Administration
- Currently, he focuses on venture and growth investments in early to mid-stage companies that provide innovative technologies across the supply chain for a global CPG brand. He is the sole investment professional in the group that evaluates, executes, and manages deals for the parent organization.
- Previously, he worked at a VC platform and fund, sourcing, evaluating, and executing Seed to Series A investments.
- He also worked within Business Development at a $30B+ private equity fund, where he was a key member of the deal sourcing team that identified and evaluated investment opportunities across the family of funds (growth equity, buyout, credit, spec. situations)
- He began his career as an Analyst at J.P. Morgan Private Bank.
- He is actively involved in a few philanthropic organizations.
An experienced private equity and venture capital investor. As an investor, she is skilled in financial analysis, mergers & acquisitions, growth capital & minority recap fundraising, debt financing, and equity research & diligence. Prior to the buy-side, she was an investment banker and is well-versed in M&A advisory and managing sale processes.
She is currently an experienced Vice President at Winona Capital, where she provides acquisition and growth capital to outstanding emerging brands. Winona Capital partners with high-energy executives who share its focus on longer-term, sustained growth. The firm seeks both control and minority investments in consumer-driven brands characterized by high-margin products with strong growth prospects. At Winona, she focuses on consumer brands with revenues of $5-100 million and EBITDA above $1 million and seeks to commit $10-50 million in equity capital per deal. During her six years at Winona Capital, she has been an integral advisor to a variety of portfolio company Boards (Diono, Incredible Foods, Monica Vinader, Johnny's Fine Foods, to name a few), as well as served on board Audit Committees.
In addition to her duties at Winona Capital, she serves on the Board of JOHNLEONARD Employment Services, where she focuses on the company's finance and corporate development initiatives. Connecting talent with opportunity. JOHNLEONARD is an employment agency providing Direct Hire, Temporary/Contract, Temp-to-Hire, Payroll, and other staffing solutions as part of its comprehensive suite of service offerings. JOHNLEONARD brings people and organizations together, building relationships, to create better futures.
Her additional Board responsibilities include the Good Food Accelerator Associate Board. Now in its sixth year, the Good Food Accelerator (GFA) is a non-profit fellowship program that readies emerging Good Food CPG (consumer packaged goods) brands for prime time, giving them the skills to scale up. Emerging brands invited into the program rely on the Associate Board to provide fundraising and entrepreneur development capabilities.
Prior to joining Winona Capital in 2014, she was an Associate at Kinsale Capital Partners where she provided advisory and financing services to middle market companies. She was also an Associate at Hyde Park Angels, one of the Midwest's largest angel organizations, where she was responsible for sourcing and evaluating seed and early-stage investments. Before graduate school, she was an Analyst at Harris Williams & Co., a middle market investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services across a variety of industries.
She graduated summa cum laude from Tulane University with a B.S. in Finance and Management and a concentration in Psychology. She earned her M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business where she focused on finance and entrepreneurship. She believes in keeping the Tulane University community strong even outside of New Orleans, and therefore serves on the volunteer Board for Tulane Alumni of Chicago.
While her credentials mainly speak to finance, audit, and fundraising, she is also passionate about employee and customer engagement, aligning incentives, diversity leadership, and frictionless consumer experiences.
- MBA, undergrad from non-target public university
- Spent 4 years in Equity Research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch
- Spent 1.5 years in Corp FP&A and IR at a Fortune 500 transportation company
- Currently, spent the last year at a fast-growth software start-up as strategic finance partner to the CFO
- An Associate at a Canadian Bulge Bracket bank covering Financial Institutions
- As a member of the bank's recruitment committee, he saw first hand what it takes to land a job in IB
- He is responsible for meeting potential candidates, selecting candidates for interviews and conducting interviews. He also a team captain on the recruitment committee, meaning he oversees the recruitment efforts of the bank from a specific set of schools
- Previously in mid-market investment banking as a generalist with a focus on consumer goods, technology and industrials; prior to mid-market IB he had experience working at one of Canada's largest public equities fund
- He went to a non-target school (1-2 students per year working in IB) and knows what it takes to network effectively to stand-out as a non-target
- Sell-side associate at a MM bank working under a seasoned analyst (VP) covering 19 restaurant companies.
- Prior role as an associate investment analyst working primarily in equity research and portfolio construction at a large investment management firm.
- Undergrad (double-major in Economics & Finance) at a non-target liberal arts institution. Served as head of the student investment fund, fraternity president and varsity baseball captain.
- CFA Level II Candidate
- A private equity and lending expert with 15+ years of experience in M&A, capital raising, equity investments, debt investments, and leveraged lending.
- Currently, a Partner at a Private Equity firm
- Previously, he worked for the principal investing and lending arms of Goldman Sachs and Macquarie Group.
- Graduated with a degree in Finance
- 8 years of experience in M&A and transaction advisory. He has worked on numerous advisory projects, including sell-side and buy-side M&A, due diligence, valuation appraisals and financial modeling projects for SMEs, Fortune Global 500 corporations, and institutional investors.
- Parallel to his project work, he is also a trainer and coach for business valuation, financial modeling, and due diligence.
- CFA Charterholder
- Began a career in ultra-high net worth private wealth management working with family offices and alternative investment funds across all industries (primarily focused on technology). Assisted in LP commitment negotiations and corresponded directly with investor accounts to address business and diligence questions.
- Pivoted to strategic venture capital at a well-known international fund focused on national security deep tech.
- Currently working directly with early and late stage companies to carry out pre deal diligence and develop investment recommendations. Also currently hold several board observer seats to help portfolio companies navigate financing events such as M&A activity, recapitalizations, IPO's, and wind downs.
- Currently, a senior analyst on the Commercial Mortgage Back Securities team placing permanent financing across all product types and markets
- Previously worked in asset management and HFF (equity placement and fundraising)
- Graduated with a BA in Economics.
- Currently, an Associate Director at a private venture capital fund (AI/Machine Learning)
- Vice President of a venture capital firm in China focusing on cleantech and fashion sectors;
- CFO and Director of Strategic Planning at an international education company based in Shanghai;
- 2 years of investment banking experience at Morgan Stanley;
- 3 yrs Investment Strategy at J.P. Morgan;
- MBA at Harvard Business School; CFA, FRM, CAIA.
- Currently an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs
- Experienced investment analyst/trader with over 16 years working in financial markets, including hedge funds, proprietary trading, equity derivatives and investment banking
- Advisor to tech start-ups
- Experienced alternative investments professional within the hedge fund origination team
- Structuring of bespoke financing transactions secured by hedge fund, private equity, and real estate assets
- Investment and operational due diligence
- Collaboration with internal technologists to create an internal database capable of automating quantitative portfolio analysis
- Experienced finance professional with ~8 years working in Financial Services and Financial Technology, specializing in Payments and Lending
- Skilled in financial modeling and analytics, market research, investor relations, treasury and capital management
- Currently at a Series-C startup; prior experience at bulge bracket banks and technology firms
- Currently, a Business Analyst at a consulting firm
- Worked as an IB Analyst under the mergers and acquisitions group
- BS and MEng in Chemical Engineering
- Incoming MBA at an M7 program, studying Finance
- Began career in the BO of a respected firm, but not a BB after getting a low GPA in undergrad as a premed
- Lateralled to Management & Strategy at GS/JPM/MS 2 years into my career
- Choose me as a mentor if you think getting into IB as an analyst out of school is currently unrealistic (i.e. low GPA, nontarget school, late in the recruiting process, no finance experience, etc.), and you want to prepare for an FO career by lateralling into it or getting your MBA. I am a firm believer in not taking short cuts and getting your hands dirty get to where you want to be
- Investment banking professional with 8+ years experience
- Currently, Industrials M&A Director at a middle-market Investment Bank
- Previously, commercial banking relation manager
- Specialties: Cross border M&A, Valuation and Financial Modeling, Financial Statement Analysis, Commercial Credit Analysis
- Bachelor, Finance
- Involved in the recruiting and interviewing processes for candidates of all backgrounds, including interns, full-time and lateral hires.
- Serve as a mentor to 1st year analysts.
- 2018 HYP grad with a degree in economics and mechanical engineering
- Works for F500 banking company that focuses primarily on consumer lending, retail banking, and other financial services
- ~5 years in varied industry roles, with job functions covering credit, business strategy, analytics, product management, and operations
- BSci in Finance from large state university
- Particular interest in mentoring those going through recruiting, with extensive recruiting experience on both sides of the table (including for current firm)
- At present, serves as a COO of an investment fund, raising capital, directing investor relations and marketing
- Former investment banker with Morgan Stanley in global markets
- Deep experience originating and structuring debt and equity offerings and marketing equity derivatives and complex swaps
- M7 MBA
- A Senior Analyst in an event-driven, long-short equity hedge fund firm. Responsible for outsourcing and underwriting.
- Previously, Global Fixed Income Investments Senior Associate
- Graduated B.S.E. in Operations Research and Financial Engineering
- Currently a Partner at a development company with a $450M pipeline, including over 1,200 apartments and 400,000 SF of office space in three US gateway markets.
- Previously, worked as a Director of Investments at a public REIT responsible for the acquisition and development of all West Coast projects.
- Over eight years of experience in acquisitions, development, and brokerage (landlord-rep leasing)
- Masters degree in Real Estate Finance
- 3+ years of consulting experience performing due diligence and cost restructurings tied to financial transactions.
- Most recently pivoted successfully into private equity in NYC at a lower/middle market fund.
- Has a sharp, financially focused mind and a proven track record leading engagement teams over the past 3 years.
- Has extensive knowledge of the consulting recruiting process along with how to succeed on a day-to-day basis while building the background you want for your future career.
- Can provide critical insights into how to make the transition from consulting to finance.
- Currently, an associate on the Industrial's team which is currently making majority control LBO investments
- Previously spent ~3 years at J.P. Morgan on its Diversified Industries team specialized in General Industrials, Transportation & Logistics, and Aerospace & Defense.
- Graduated with a BS in Accounting and Business
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- Expert in seed-stage technology company assessment, funding, & strategic guidance
- Determined & successful practice founder with Ernst & Young & Washington Capital Ventures, as well as significant strategy consulting experience with some of the nation's largest technology/telecom/cloud companies over the past 18 years
- In addition to VC experience, proven leadership & success in high-volume, fast-paced, analytical environments to repeatedly pick people, teams, & technologies that prove to be winners in the marketplace
- Currently, an associate at a private equity firm. Started and lead their internship program
- Previously spent 3 years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in their Healthcare Investment Banking groups, focusing on M&A and Capital Markets transactions.
- Graduated with a BA in Economics
- Currently an associate analyst at an activist hedge fund
- Previously spend 4+ years as an investment banking associate, most recently at JPMorgan
- BS, Economics, Mathematics
- Advisory and investment professional with consulting, direct investing and operating experience in Financial Services, Private Equity, Technology, Early-stage, Education, Healthcare and Government;
- Currently working at Prophet on the Growth & Digital Transformation team
- Past experience as an investor and advisor at Lalani Capital (early-stage investing)
- Additional experience working at a large boutique consulting firm on the Digital Strategy team
- Received an MBA in 2010, and graduated with a B.A in 2004
- West Coast target > Summer IB Analyst
- Returned for a full-time IB Analyst position in the consumer and retail group
- Currently at a Private Credit (Direct Lending) and Special Situations (investing across the capital stack) focused fund (~$5B AUM)
- Senior Analyst in Corporate Development of F500 company in healthcare
- Graduated from non-target school with Bachelors and Masters in Accounting
- Licensed CPA
- Passed Level 1 of CFA
- Other experience includes 1 year of audit at regional firm and 1.5 years of financial modeling, valuation, and financial due diligence.
- She is currently an emerging market structured credit trading, Analyst where she covers the Latin America region.
- Experience ranges from structured financing/lending trades, FX, Credit, and Interest Rate risk.
- Graduated with BS in Statistics
- 3-year investment banking, 4-year private equity/family office
- Extensive deal experience across EMEA region in restaurant, travel, entertainment, leisure and hospitality industries
- Direct involvement in hiring processes
- BA, Economics and Finance
- Experienced investment professional with a demonstrated history of working in the investment management industry.
- Skilled in M&A Due Diligence, Asset Management, Project Management, Financial Modeling & Valuation, Infrastructure and Energy.
- Strong professional with engineering, finance and investing backgrounds.
- Currently, an Associate at a middle market private equity firm investing in media and entertainment assets
- Previously part of an Investment team that focused on consumer, renewables, financials and gaming sectors
- An Analyst at the Investment Banking Division, restructuring and leveraged finance
- Graduated with BBA in Finance
- Corporate Strategy professional with focus is on driving strategic planning as well as special projects.
- Prior, he was a Manager in the Strategy Consulting Practice with a focus on Corporate & Growth Strategy projects serving clients across sectors such as Technology, Life Sciences, and Healthcare.
- Typical projects that he has worked on involve corporate strategy development, operating model implications, growth and expansions, and product entry strategies.
- He has deep experience in the Technology industry focusing on infrastructure hardware and software, and enterprise cloud applications.
- Currently, a private equity associate based in NYC investing in infrastructure businesses across North and South America
- Previously spent 2 years as an investment banking analyst at a bulge bracket investment bank in NYC
- Interned in equity research, private equity and investment banking during university
- Semi-target undergrad
- Currently an associate at a bulge bracket bank within an industry coverage group in New York
- While in investment banking, has predominantly focused on executing M&A and debt transactions
- Prior to investment banking, spent two years in business school
- Prior to that, spent several years at a boutique advisory firm advising private equity firms on taking their portfolio companies public
- Though a native of the Philadelphia-area, has spent six years in the state of North Carolina for both undergraduate and graduate school
- Currently, a finance trader at a leading investor
- An Associate in the Financial Services practice group
- Prior experiences include securities lending trader
- M7 MBA
- Lived and worked in Tokyo, Hong Kong, San Francisco, New York
- Seasoned private equity investor with over 12 years of experience primarily focused on under-performing or complex carve-out acquisitions in the lower middle-market.
- Successfully deployed over $100 million of equity/debt capital across 10+ transactions in a variety of industries with a realized/expected return over 3.0x MOIC.
- Currently, Vice President at a Los Angeles based private equity firm responsible for leading all deal execution efforts.
- Previously worked at several private equity firms based in Los Angeles and Boston and began his career at KPMG in Transaction Services.
- BA in Economics and an MBA
- Energy Trading professional with over 9 years' experience. Varying experience and knowledge of trading numerous natural gas hubs across Canada and the US.
- Some tasks include acquiring and optimizing our transportation portfolio, creating and executing hedging strategies for marketing business and managing storage portfolio on a term basis. Helping create our long-term strategy for the west gas hubs.
- Specialties: Storage valuation, basis trading, transportation valuation and optimization, forecasting customer flow. VBA programming
- Currently Managing Director at global investment & business advisory firm
- Has broad principle investment experience with over 14 years experience in structured energy investments and tax arbitrage markets, working with some of the largest industrial & infrastructure companies globally on M&A, debt structuring and commodity trading
- 9 years experience as portfolio/asset manager with experience at JPMorgan and Sumitomo Corporation
- Non-target background
- Currently, the CFO of an incentivized engagement marketing services company and portfolio company of private equity fund
- Over 12 years of finance experience, including asset management, middle market investment banking, middle market private equity, and corporate finance
- Graduated with a BS in Finance and Economics. MBA in Finance and Management
- Is a Chartered Financial Analyst
- Currently, an investment specialist that advises technology firms, family offices and private equity funds on M&A and growth strategies for their portfolio companies
- Head of Investments with focus areas were cybersecurity, data analytics, and tech-enabled services
- Consulting Lead Associate for their commercial division in the US and Europe
- IB Analyst, emerging markets group
- Specialist in cross border technology and services deals
- Bachelor of Science, Mathematics and Economics
- MS Finance and Economics
- Currently working for a Real Estate Private Equity firm as a Director
- Worked with PwC as an Associate in their Structured Finance Group
- Graduated with a Master in Professional Accounting, and a minor in Finance.
- Passed all four parts of the CPA exam
- Current Senior Manager in the Transaction Advisory Services group
- Spent 8 years between bulge bracket and boutique investment banks engaged in M&A Advisory and Debt Capital Markets
- Graduated with a BA in Political Science and MBA in Finance and Healthcare
- Currently working at UBS as an Investment Banker on the M&A Financial Institutions Group
- Prior to UBS, Himanshu work as an Investment Associate for Exin Capital Partners, participating in all aspects of the investment process, including identifying new investment opportunities, detailed due diligence, financial modeling & LBO valuation and presenting investment recommendations internally
- He also worked as an Investment Banker at Nomura India for 2.5 years covering EMEA DCM (50% for 1 year and 100% for next 1.5 years) and AeJ TMT (50% for 1 year)
- Himanshu holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and a Bachelor of Engineering from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology
- MBA at Columbia
- Currently, an Associate Portfolio Manager with Allianz Global Investors
- Was associate at Pantheon, senior associate at Dunbar Capital, and associate at 747 Capital
- Began career as an investment banking analyst at Rothschild and Co., focused on mergers & acquisitions
- Completed undergrad at NYU Stern
- Currently working at a financial services firm in the strategy and analytics department
- Previously worked 1.5 years at the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs (London)
- Before that, she interned with the Financial Institutions Group and the Equity Capital Markets team at Goldman and the Executive Office at another large bank.
- She holds a B.A. (Hons) in Land Economy from the University of Cambridge, having graduated in 2015 with First Class Honours
- She also received an MA from Harvard University in 2018
- Currently VP at Private equity/VC (TMT, Consumer and Healthcare)
- Internship experience: Sales & Trading, Equity Research and Investment Banking
- Participated in various First Year Spring Programmes and Insight Days
- Commodities Trading Associate at BB
- Graduated with a BS, specializing in Finance and Math
- Experience in Trading, Corporate Finance, Commercial Banking, and Equity Research
- He started his finance career working as an Investment Banking Analyst
- He then started in a role in corporate development before moving to a corporate development associate role
- He provides support to the firm's M&A processes including evaluating inbound teasers/CIMs to identify possible acquisition targets, due diligence, constructing financial models, corporate valuation, and interacting with potential acquisition targets
- He now leads all aspects of corporate finance function (FP&A and M&A), reporting directly to CFO at PLI.
- He has a BS/BA
- Currently, Trader at Bank of America Merrill Lynch
- Formerly, Investment Strategist at New York based Hedge Fund specializing in Fixed Income Investments
- Also served as Investment Analyst in Investment Management division of global financial services company
- Former Citi Investment Banking Analyst (Industrials and M&A)
- Currently doing business development & strategy in the startup world
- Works for a well-known software company
- Investment professional with experience in different fund strategies as well as investment banking;
- Experience as an Investment Banking Analyst at a bugle-bracket bank. Deal experience includes leveraged buyouts, leveraged recapitalizations and mergers & acquisitions for traditional media, business services, industrial and retail corporations;
- Worked as an Associate at $8B+ Multi-strategy Fund. Invested in distressed debt and special situations primarily in the technology, building products, education and retail industries.;
- Credit Analyst at Credit Fund. Invest in leveraged loans and high yield bonds in the media & telecommunications, financial institutions, auto, leisure and lodging industries
- High Yield Research Summer Associate at Barclays in Consumer and Credit Strategies;
- B.A. in Economics and Public Policy from the top tier university and MBA from top 20 program.
- Currently doing commercial strategy at a telecom.
- Graduated from a top tier Canadian university and gained three years of strategy consulting experience at a large telecom company before transitioning to a boutique private equity firm
- Leveraged skills acquired from previous experiences and demonstrated their relevance in the private equity sector
- CFA Charterholder
- Graduated college in 2010 - major in Finance, minor in Mandarin and Economics;
- Citi Investment Banking (Consumer Group) - 2-year analyst program;
- Experience at various real estate firms working on the acquisitions, debt, and investor relations teams.
- Currently working as an Equity Analyst at an investment management firm
- Graduated with a BSc Business Admin and BA Economics in 2011. Also received an MBA
- Investment Banking experience: BofAML Corporate Finance & Restructuring ; large international bank covering Transportation & Infrastructure
- Corporate Development experience: large consumer goods company covering M&A, corporate strategy, and investor relations
- Private Equity internship experience: special situations fund
- Investment Management experience: buyside equity analyst covering Asia-Pac technology
- Has broad experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity and Principal Investing
- He was previously Vice President at Deutsche Bank Securities
- Prior to Deutsche Bank, he was at a bulge-bracket bank in the Global Energy Investment Banking Division
- He was also an analyst at an investment firm, where he helped manage a $300mm consumer products portfolio.
- He received his Master of Business Administration from a top-tier business school. He holds a BA in Public Policy and French Studies
- Currently with a leading investment advisor involved in the equity long/short space
- Investment Banking Analyst, Natural Resources Group, 3 years
- Private Equity Associate, Middle Market Technology & Healthcare
- Master of Science in Finance
- Currently leads Enterprise Finance Model and End User Computing Tools Governance. Enterprise Finance comprise of Corporate Treasury, Business Finance, Corporate FP&A, Corporate Controllers, Strategic Planning, Corporate Development, Data Management Insights and Information Technology. Works closely with CFO leadership team to ensure model management complies with enterprise wide model policy. Leads the implementation of models and EUCT policy in collaboration with the Corporate Risk Policy teams. Leads the Enterprise Finance Model Risk Committee.
- Joined Wells Fargo Corporate Treasury audit to lead coverage, manage and evaluate implementation of process and standards used to measure balance sheet risk. Served in a variety audits; Asset-Liabilities Management, Global Funding-Liquidity Risk, Capital Management-CCAR, Funds Transfer Pricing, Resolution and Recovery Planning, and Portfolio Analytics.
- Prior to joining Wells Fargo, was a Risk Manager and held several Treasury positions with various companies.
- Holds an MBA and BS in Business Administration
- Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and CPA
- 4+ years of experience as a sellside Equity Research Associate, at both, Susquehanna International Group, and at a mid-market investment bank
- 1 year of private equity experience doing direct investing in Global Communications Infrastructure assets
- Additional experience: CFO & Co-founder of an e-commerce startup, IB Summer Analyst at a boutique investment bank, and Research Analyst
- Currently working as the Vice President of a multi-state cannabis company
- Experience as an Associate at Morgan Stanley in the Financial Sponsors Group
- Received MBA from top-tier business school; Co-Founder of the Sports Business Club, Men's Rugby Alumni Chair
- 2009 MLB Draft Tampa Bay Rays; Professional Player from 2009-2011
- Currently working as a Vice President at a investment management firm
- 2 years in Investment Banking at UBS - Financial Sponsors + Leveraged Finance Group
- 3.5 years at middle-market private equity fund working as an Investment Associate
- Undergrad and MBA from top-tier schools
- A diverse background on both the buy and sell side of Wall Street
- He began his career as an Assistant Sales Trader at one of the bulge bracket firms on their Block Trading desk
- Then he was the Head Trader at a $2.7bn multi-strat Hedge Fund
- He also launched his own fund with friends and family capital
- Currently, doing Corporate Development at tech-focused VC
- 2+ years experience in investment banking including Barclays
- Multiple internships across equity research, investment banking and growth equity
- Target undergrad
- Currently, an executive recruiter focused on investment banking, hedge fund, private equity, and corporate opportunities
- Member of a highly ranked pharmaceuticals research team at Goldman Sachs for 2 years
- Member of SMID biotechnology research team for a year
- M7 MBA
- Currently, Financial Analysis contractor with S&P Global
- 1.5-year experience in equity research covering the global semiconductors industry
- 4-year experience in investment banking
- Worked in Europe, Asia and US
- 5 years of experience in tutoring GMAT
- MBA with concentrations in Finance and Private Equity
- REPE Acquisitions Analyst - Responsible for the underwriting, due diligence, transaction management, and sourcing of industrial acquisitions and joint venture developments.
- Master of Real Estate Development (MRED)
- Bachelor of Science in Finance
- Currently an associate equity analyst at Edward Jones
- Managed proprietary capital involving short-term trading models and evaluating risk
- Mentored to deliver wealth management services to High Net Worth clients
- CFA charterholder
- Currently with a Fortune 100 company as a Corporate Development Sr. Manager that is involved in the identification, valuation, and execution of M&A opportunities in industrial and technology sector
- Previously an Associate on the Industrials coverage team at a bulge bracket investment bank
- He went through an analyst program at a boutique investment bank focusing on the transportation industry
- Obtained MS in Finance degree in London
- Currently, run all of the biz ops for Series A startup
- 4 years of experience in startups (B2B SaaS & marketplaces)
- 2.5 years of experience in corporate ventures / corporate development
- 2 years of banking experience (Lev Fin)
- Non-target background
- Experienced Associate Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry.
- Skilled in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Public Speaking, Market Research, Business Analytics, and Management.
- A strong consulting professional with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
- Certificate in Technology, Operations, and Value Chain Management focused in Blockchain Technologies
- Consultant for 1.5 years
- Co-Founder and CEO of global financial outsourcing consultancy
- Former investment banking associate at Standard Chartered focused on upstream oil and gas industry
- Ivy League graduate with CFA progress
- An Associate Director, specifically focus of equity long/short and event-driven.
- Previously, Analyst in Private Equity (leveraged buyout, venture capital, distressed, and special situations)
- Provided support to Corporate Investment Banking and International clients
- Master of Science focused on Risk management
- Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance
- Currently an associate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch
- 2+ years experience as a trader
- Experience dealing in short-term US-government paper, swaps, futures and funding markets
- Currently serves as Portfolio Manager at PIMCO
- 4 years experience in investment banking
- 2 years experience in management consulting
- CFA charterholder
- Currently, an investment accountant/assistant portfolio manager at a boutique fixed-income firm, Caprin Asset Management, managing fixed-income portfolios for high-net-worth clients
- Previously, spent 1.5 years at a fintech start-up
- During college, was actively involved in the university's investment fund and expansion strategic 2020 plan
- Currently, a Partner at a private family office involved in the sell-side and buy-side deals
- Corporate Finance Manager - head of the capital raising and investor relations
- IB Analyst (M&A deals) and Portfolio Analyst (Asset Management)
- B.S. Economics
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- Currently an investment analyst at a real estate investment firm
- 2 years as an investment banking analyst at Wells Fargo
- Prior internships in middle market investment banking and in a special situations group of a large PE shop
- Currently M7 MBA candidate
- Previously senior consultant at EY focused on operational risk assessment, structured finance valuation analysis and pricing
- 2 summer internships in investment banking and asset management
- Currently manager of trading surveillance at Lloyds Banking Group
- 2 years FX trading experience
- 2 summer internships in sales and trading
- Non-target background
- Equities electronic trader for a bulge bracket Advanced Execution Services.
- Extensive knowledge of algorithm development and transaction cost analysis.
- Possesses strong analytical skills to identify areas of risk and an intuitive understanding of the securities regulatory environment.
- Graduate with BA in Economics and Political Science
City banker with strong background in Mathematics and Economics equipped with excellent analytic and quantitative skills. 8+ years of battleground experiences in the banking industry at the top banks in Toronto, a proven team player who is revenue driven and prioritizes the benefits of his company and clients. An extremely self-motivated, results-driven individual with strong work ethics and high productivity who is passionate at what he does and strives to achieve top success.
- Graduated with a BS in Commerce and Business Administration, completed with a double Major in Finance and Economics with a minor/concentration in Investment Management
- Started his career in New York for a boutique ER firm on the Business Development team where he worked with the executive management team in finding acquisition partners that mostly consisted of MM banks and boutique PE firms. Acted as sell-side advisers and got experience in building pitch books, models, managing data rooms, and working with numerous professionals across the finance industry.
- Hold a Series 79 license.
- Joined the nations largest for-profit senior living company on a 40+ person FP&A team.
- Launched family office focused on venture capital-oriented investments in small businesses within the Food & Beverage industries
- 3+ years experience in real estate and real estate private equity
- As an Analyst worked on the Acquisitions / Underwriting side, and on various Asset Management assignments
- Private Equity Fund of Funds professional (PE FoF), member of the investment team, focused on primary and secondary deals and co-investments.
- 7 years of experience in strategy consulting at BCG and Strategy& (PwC).
- Experience in +30 transactions (commercial DD, operational DD, BPs assessments, etc) in Healthcare, Consumer Goods, Energy or FinTech among other sectors.
- International experience: Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia and India.
- MSc Civil Engineering degree from top European university.
- Currently managing a book of volatility arbitrage strategies at a major hedge fund
- Previously worked as proprietary volatility trader at Nomura and as a portfolio manager at another prop trading firm
- Started career in sales and trading
- He spent the previous seven years in Singapore, Hong Kong and China, latterly running the corporate treasury solutions and global markets corporate sales
- Earlier on in his career, he focused on the distribution of electronic FX and commodities products in Singapore
- He currently leads the APAC user experience and retention for a company's delivery platform in Singapore
- Currently a Principal at a consultancy assisting corporates, SMEs and investors with mergers, acquisitions and disposals, restructurings, fund raisings, corporate strategy formulation and corporate governance
- Strong background in corporate advisory in financial services, fund management and stockbroking sectors
- Extensive experience in various investment banking, corporate finance and stockbroking roles
- Currently working at the World Bank - IFC on finance and PPPs issues for over a decade / Int'l Trade and Development
- Has given advice to PE firms in Brazil and in the US
- M7 MBA in finance
- Current M7 MBA candidate
- Previously an associate at UBS Private Wealth Management
- Also spent 3 years managing assets at a family office
- Internship experience in sales and trading
- Founder of boutique consulting firm offering research services to investors
- Former COO of retail company
- Previously spent four years at Soros Fund Management, a highly-regarded family office
- Internship experience in private equity
- M7 MBA
- Currently covers cross asset investment strategies for UK and Ireland at Exane
- Considerable experience in cross asset derivatives and structured products sales
- Over 5 years of experience at leading investment banks both in London and Paris
- Currently a consulting manager at Visa Performance Solutions
- Prior experience in credit card advisory, global merchant services and small merchant pricing
- Completed Finance Leadership Development Program
- Experienced start-up executive with a diverse set of experiences restructuring and growing businesses of all sizes (Seed->Series E+)
- He started his career as an IB analyst in the TMT Group at a BB, worked on a variety of transactions including M&A, financing and activist defense
- Graduate with dual degrees in Finance and World Politics
- Currently, a first-year associate at an UMM (~3bn) buyout firm specializing in consumer, business services and light manufacturing
- Previously, spent 1.5 years in a BB coverage group
- Previously, Interned in a BB product group
- Graduated with a BS from a non-target undergraduate school
- Extensive experience in navigating the banking recruiting process, specifically for non-target students
- Serves as an active alumni mentor for students at his undergraduate university
- 12 years of experience in predicting complex time series with simulation and machine learning / deep learning
- Built models for commodities, aircraft, hotels, healthcare, nuclear fuel reprocessing, taxpayer customer life cycle, scientific instruments, social influence operations
- PhD in Public Administration
- Graduated with BS in System Dynamics
- Currently an Associate in the firm's technology platform
- Worked with a growth equity PE firm that invests in consumer, financial services, healthcare, and technology sectors
- 2 years as an IB analyst at a bulge bracket bank
- Graduated in 2015 with a BA in Economics
- 7 years in IBD at the mergers and acquisitions advisory group at Goldman Sachs
- Then, 3 years in private equity with 4 buy-side transactions and a portfolio company exit transaction
- Founder of a tech company
- Currently, an investment associate in a multinational investment company focusing on technology, healthcare, and real estate investments
- 2 years of experience leading deal sourcing, conducting due diligence, pre-investment valuations, DCF/LBO/M&A modeling, and post-investment management.
- Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance
- EY consulting engagements across industry sectors for blue-chip clients including Barclays, Pfizer, Morgan Stanley, Spotify and others.
- Significant M&A and capital raising experience across technology, business services, healthcare & life sciences (Landmark Ventures & EY Capital Advisors).
- Founded and raised seed capital ($250k) for an online platform to connect entrepreneurs, capital sources, and service providers (2007, blew up in 2008).
- Created, implemented and oversee Landmark Ventures internship platform, and manage the hiring process for Associates & Analysts.
- 8+ years at the top global investment bank
- Primary expertise is healthcare investment banking in Europe, incl. large pharma, specialty pharma, biotechnology, life sciences, medical technology, healthcare IT and healthcare services
- Prior experience includes oil & gas investment research and audit & advisory at a Big 4 firm in natural resources
- In the process of transitioning to a senior healthcare venture capital role in Europe
- He worked as both a project and a production engineer in the Canadian oil and gas industry
- His key proficiencies include asset valuation and project engineering/project management
- Currently an investment banking associate at a global bank
- Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA
- Currently, founding partner of East Los Capital, a technology-enabled lower middle-market private equity firm focused on consumer, healthcare, internet, media, services, and software, based in Los Angeles
- Current portfolio companies include Finix (fintech, payments infrastructure), Nadine West (consumer, styling subscription service), Sabio (edtech, tech-enabled coding bootcamp), Glitzi (consumer, wellness services marketplace), Passfolio (fintech, online broker)
- Prior to East Los Capital, invested at growth equity firm Sunstone Partners (spinout of Trident Capital) as a member of founding team focusing on cloud, enterprise IT, cybersecurity, edtech, fintech, healthcare IT, internet, and marketing services
- Before Sunstone, served as a Commissioner for Los Angeles Fire and Police Pensions overseeing $20 billion in assets
- Began career as a Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs, then a consultant at McKinsey & Company
- Operator experiences include companies such as Spokeo (consumer internet), NetSPI (cybersecurity software and services), and Onica (cloud infrastructure services)
- Public and non-profit sector experiences include serving in the White House and the U.S. Treasury as Special Assistant to Chairman Paul Volcker for President Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board, intelligence community in the U.S. Army, Chairman of Hispanic Heritage Foundation, and various other non-profit boards
- Holds a B.A. from Stanford University
- He has been in the venture capital investments since 2013 with focus on technology, media and internet
- 2 years PE Associate that executed growth equity and venture investments in companies across media, consumer, business services and technology
- 2 years at a bulge bracket bank in the M&A group
- Graduated with a BBA in Finance and Real Estate and an MBA