M&A - Mergers and Acquisitions Professionals

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Strategy& / Parthenon / LEK / OC&C (and other CDD fish), what's the deal flow and experienced hire / freelance situation looking like? My impression is deal flow has picked up but certainl… more

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Share your Deloitte SPANSHOT experiences I am really hurt (somewhat burnt) by Deloitte Snapshot feedback. The engagement lead was compilatory of my work and very cordial and thankful. Then he turns a… more

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Hi 🐠! Im current at EY in a consulting group that does not focus on deals, but have completed few due diligence type engagements. We focus mostly on ODD (Operational Due Diligence) for private equi… more

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For all my m&a finance and accounting 🐠- anyone made the switch to corp dev from IB/Consulting/or even PE? What has your experience been in industry? Why did you make a change? Top 3 pros/cons of… more

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Any thoughts on how to transition from tech startup to corporate development roles? I started at B4 leading digital transformations and now work at a tech startup. I see CD roles focused less on model… more

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Is it doable to go from financial due diligence at big 4 to investment banking? I feel like I work just as many hours and get paid much less at big 4

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What is the most chill WL balance exit for an m&a financial due diligence professional with 5-10 yoe?

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How do you rate Alix Partners? Step up from Big 4 M&A?

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What are the exit opportunities of M & A PMO and post merger integration work at big four?

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Best Financial modeling course ? Considering Wall Street Prep. Anyone used WSP or any other courses ?

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How difficult is it to move between Big 4 M&A Deals Practices (i.e. PwC->EY, KPMG->Deloitte etc.) and when is the best time—financially and otherwise—to make a move post MBA?

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What are some Exit Ops if I want to leave my Big 4 M&A strategy gig? Primarily focus on DD work (CDD,ODD). Corp Dev. ask for IB experience, Corp. Strategy isn't a direct fit. Any thoughts?

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How hard is it to switch into a firm focused on CDD work, coming from a group focused on PMI work? Had an initial call with a recruiter but it was pretty apparent that I didn’t have CDD experience.

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Would you guys recommend DD’s (primarily ODD / ITDD) or PMI (IMO / SMO) for M&A work?

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Anyone from Alvarez and Marsal willing to chat? Looking for referral to FDD. Thanks in advance!

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Anyone here from Alvarez and Marshall willing to chat? Possible score yourself a referral bonus :)

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Double minded about a job offer.. Anyone with solid M&A consulting experience willing to slide in my DMs to help me decide. Pretty please 🙏

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what are good certifications/skills that a CPA can obtain to break into the M&A field like TS/FDD?

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interviewing for a F200 company accounting/finance role who operates like a conglomerate with its holding companies... they say it’ll provide experience into m&a and get exposure...are they just s… more

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Anyone have any insight on the Goldman Sachs Early Careers program? Just had a virtual interview but can’t see my submitted roles and was told I’d be reached out to for next steps in the future. Anyon… more

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Integration consultants, how long do you typically stay engaged post Day 1?

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Any A&M PE folks on here? Healthcare M&A. What’s the vibe? Culture? What type of work in the west coast offices? Any info you can share? Recruiter reached out to me (at manager level)

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How do you folks describe your deals in resume/ interviews/ LinkedIn while stopping short of naming client/target? If you describe the acquirer and target, it’s pretty easily traced to the exact deal.

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Is it Transaction Services Agreement or Transition Services Agreement?

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What does the market look like for M&A consultants in the next two years? I'm talking to a firm that has 90%+ utilization so they have open roles. Changing companies in a time like this appear… more

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How do folks see travel changing for Senior Managers in M&A after COVID? It appears like clients are becoming more comfortable with remote working so I have to imagine they will push back on Mon-T… more

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Leadership was close to moving M&A Tax into PwC Advisory. Not sure that changes or enhances how we already work with Deals teams. Culturally I don't think its a fit.

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I just finished a case study for a boutique restructuring consulting firm and it felt impossible. Is it me or it was designed to feel that way? Objective was 3 statement model, 2 years historical 3 ye… more

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Is there anyone here from Baird willing to chat on a role I’m interested in/potentially provide a referral? Currently a consultant at a big 4 firm looking to transition.

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Hey all! I got through a first round interview for an m&a role at a startup, and the interviewer said next round would be a m&a style case. He didn’t explain much on what that would consist of… more

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How hard is to move around from Valuation to FDD/Restructuring? What are the possible exits in two years? And, how big of deal is it if you don't get your CFA?

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Any advice on how to prepare for a job interview in a restructuring practice? Prior experience is M&A PMO and I have analytical skills, but haven’t done that work before.

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What positions have you or people in your office left for as directors in FDD? It seems like most people in FDD leave as seniors or managers so it would be interesting to hear about the types of exit … more

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Lots of chatter about PwC Deals getting blown up. M&A Tax, etc. Anyone heard? I need my job, so very concerned.

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Anyone working in Corp-dev M&A willing to share their experience? A role came across my radar for an M&A analyst at a PE backed FSI firm. How are the usual factors - comp, lifestyle, future ex… more

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What interview questions can I expect for IT M&A Due Diligence / Integration Management roles?

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Advice needed: I’ve been working in change management for 6 years and want to jump to industry working in mergers and acquisitions. However I have a very limited working experience within that space. … more

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