Private Equity and the Buy Side

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Any firms have a focus on Aerospace and Defense industries? Headhunters always reach out about tech and healthcare firms (as well as more generalist ones), which are great but I’m just not that intere… more

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Should I wear a suit to a headhunter interview? (Over zoom)

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Anyone part of a European PE fund recently had success finalizing new US client commitments? Interested in gauging client interest in the space. Thanks!

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What separates good associates from VP / Partner track associates in PE? Would be interesting to hear in regards to VC / HF as well

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Any tips on final round "culture fit" interview with a small firm?

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Currently a consultant at a B4, going to Stanford GSB in the fall, with goal of transitioning to VC. What are some steps I should take now proactively to best position myself for transitioning into VC… more

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Those who left consulting for PE, did you end up being happy with the move?

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What does a finance and reporting analyst do? Recruiter reached out about this role. Seems like BO work (still decent play though)

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How is the venture capital landscape in Asia (e.g. Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia)? Are there a lot of deal flow? And how's comp like?

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Anyone here know anything about job opportunities/career paths on the LP side? Currently in VC but potentially interested in moving to an endowment, foundation, SWF, or pension plan

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Looking to join a small VC as a partner and wondering how much carry I should negotiate for. I will be the third partner in a second fund of ~$100M. First fund was very successful (3.5x after a couple… more

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How do you break into PE Ops from a mid tier consulting firm like Accenture or the big 4?

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I would like to have an opportunity to work for a PE firm as an entry level analyst. Could you recommend me a few places to apply? I have never worked for a PE firm before.

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Engagement manager at a top life sciences boutique. How well does that profile resonate with PE/VC firms?

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What types of questions do headhunters ask? How do I prepare for introductory meetings?

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VP at firm who is a strong sponsor offered to give warm intros at funds where he knows senior folks (Wharton alumni). I appreciate the sentiment and assume it’ll be informational but I have no idea wh… more

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NYC PE Associate Recruiting - looking to hire 1-2 strong 2nd/3rd year analyst or 1st year associate from IBK into MM PE firm (multi-decade) to join growing team for immediate / fall start. To prevent … more

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What are they key pros and cons of joining a startup LMM fund? Let's say <15 employees and <350M AUM

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how do you guys keep up on the tech and PE landscape? current UG looking to recruit for analyst positions this fall. thanks!

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Any Bay Area funds hiring? Female in tech PE; job is going great and have stellar reviews, but feeling ready for a platform switch. If you know any opportunities or are willing to connect / share care… more

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