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Am I taking a risk by potentially taking an offer at a mid market PE which seems to be doing very interesting work with a small team vs staying at my job at a tier 2 investment bank (think Barclays, B… more

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Hi. I am currently preparing for a DCM investment grade origination interview at the associate level. What type of questions should I expect? How should I prepare? Would you prepare/bring anything els… more

I'm currently at a boutique life sciences IB and just started looking to move to a bigger bank. Is anyone able to refer me to any relevant openings? My deal experience is all healthcare and mostly… more

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Info on GS wealth management professional position??

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What is one of the free but great news platform that summarizes what's going on in the deals (m&a) market, market share etc. ? I heard that analysts in IB do a daily morning debrief of the mar… more

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Has anyone watched Industry season two. How relatable is it to investment banking 😂

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Still getting a decent amount of inbounds from recruiters for MM banks. Can anyone comment on hiring sentiment and why the continued push given the macro and m&a slowdown?

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How’s GS doing now with the layoffs. Where were the cuts etc?

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Anybody here work at Credit Suisse? A little birdie told me that aside from FSG/LevFin, the investment banking division will be downsizing heavily. Might want to start looking elsewhere...

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Grinding all weekend for a deck no one will read

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Have noticed there is some sort of culture in my team to engage with the MD every day. I’m very shy and would rather not do this. Afraid of freezing up after hi. Any suggestions on how to casually say… more

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Any info on BNP Paribas m&a group in NYC? Is it a good group?

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Is it possible that after doing a year at an MM IB and then lateralling to a second year analyst role at a BB IB role that I can still go recruit for MF roles? I’m not sure if recruiting really is don… more

IB should reimburse for events missed due to work. Had to bail on a few concerts and comedy shows I already bought tickets for smh

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I'm accepting an offer at Citi in the Jersey City office, and likely moving to Manhattan. Couple questions … more

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Have two offers:

1. regional IB boutique(~30 people, transaction size $20-300M)

2. Accenture CDP Program.

Both in similar locations, what should I do?

Long shot here, but can anyone in Piper Sandler’s IBD give me a referral to a role I’m applying to? Happy to jump on the phone if you want to vet me before!

Anyone in corporate development? How’s the WLB?

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Has anyone used the coaching platform Office Hours for laterals and buyside recruiting training? They connected with me on LinkedIn and I hadn’t heard much about them so curious if their service is wo… more

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Looking for interesting exit ops. I'm tired of PE working me so hard. Any ideas?

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What does the branch transfer process look like for UBS? I'm wanting to transfer from my current office to one closer to home.

Tbh, going from Goldman Sachs CEO to headlining Lollapalooza and actually putting out some EDM bangers is a legendary exit opportunity... way cooler than private equity

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Closing in on a corp dev offer. I work at a boutique (~10 ppl) where the analysts/associates carry a lot of weight during deals. What is the longest i could push my potential start date back to for th… more

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Anyone hear of R&Q insurance? Recruiter reached out to me for a corp dev role and am trying to learn more about the company

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Hey all - I know this is the IB bowl but I was wondering if anybody here knows the average compensation structure for a corporate banking analyst at the big 5 banks in Canada. Thanks!

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What is culture like at your firm? If 2-3 deal teams go into a large meeting, with mostly juniors and one MD, and the MD refuses to make eye contact with any of the juniors, just stares off into space… more

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I’m a new analyst at an IB group. I’ve felt that I’ve done well my first month or two and delivered higher quality work, but I feel that lately I’ve been slipping up the past few weeks given the inten… more

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Hi im looking to change paths and pursue IB, im working as a financial analyst at a big retail company right now and im working on acquiring my SIE. Just wondering if anyone has advice as to how to ge… more

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What is Lazard Financial Advisory - Special Opportunities Group? Confused if this is IBD or something else

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If anyone needs a cfa tutor Dm me I tutor all levels.

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what kind of skills could i learn on my own? ( courses or online certifications) to be able to break into an analyst role in IB? I didn’t go to a top tier school for my bachelors but I do have about 3… more

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This may sound super optimistic, but the bottom in US market is close by for short term. Still trend is downwards as per my weekly and daily system.

I am able to find many undervalued stoc… more

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Hi, I live in Sweden and I am pursuing a career in IB. Let’s say I could choose between an American BB’s satellite office or between the biggest Nordic BB’s in Stockholm. Which one do you believe woul… more

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Been working as a financial advisor for one of the largest wealth management institutions (Northwestern Mutual) for about 2.5 years now. I’ve built out my own portfolio and can live comfortably, but … more

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Been seeing all over the web Goldman has started IB layoffs. “At Goldman Sachs NYC and can confirm some analysts key cards didn’t work, super brutal way to be let go” anyone confirm this?

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I’m an Associate in retail banking, financial analysis, interested in switching over to Investment Banking M&A, ECM/DCM or Sales & Trading.

- What skills/knowledge are … more

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Been working at a boutique IB since the past 2 months. The work style, culture and lack of any WLB is throwing me off. Would moving to other finance role make sense? Or do I just give my current job s… more

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Does anyone have experience lateraling to a bigger IB? I have a few years experience working at a boutique life sciences IB and am starting to consider switching firms or exit opps. Currently holding … more

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