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Anyone here heard of 17capital?

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I’m looking to get into the investment industry (ideally a HF) in a year or so, and am seeking help/guidance. Where and when do I start the job hunt? My background: went to public university, 3.5 YOE… more

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If you have just 1 day to prepare for an interview (LMM firm in healthcare/life sciences), how would you prepare? Reasonably comfortable with an LBO model but have not prepared at all for the whole p… more

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Anyone know recruiters that work with 10+ YOE levels? For investment management or hedge fund / VC

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Just wondering if there’s / how the lateral market for UMM/MFs for second year associates is? Would it be worthwhile to hold out for the right Opp or sign with a great MM and move upstream after a y… more

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Potentially silly questions but when people generally say that you have to be at MBB to make the jump to PE, are these folks doing PE type work like diligence or something relevant or are they doing m… more

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Why does everyone say PE is a “low risk” way to make a lot of money? Once you hit VP level, isn’t the majority of your compensation in carry, which doesn’t get paid out until 5-7 years AFTER it is ear… more

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Anyone signed with a new firm and not get the target bonus in the next year? I know bonuses are not guaranteed but want to know if anyone performed well and not get the exact target bonus in offer ter… more

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Deep expertise with Software and Tech Strategy and due diligence. Would like to start working with PE funds on project to project basis . Any suggestions how to get started ?

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I know MF have been increasing salaries in line with banks. To the UMM/MM fish - how much we gettin??

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With about a month of prep - what is the best modeling boot camp or program I can purchase? I’ve seen a few shouts for Peak Frameworks in old posts. Consulting background here

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What’s good comp for this pls? Alts investment firm ~30B focused on real assets, investment/research associate 3 YOE from another top investment manager. Based in NYC

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All you well knowledged fish. I have been approached for director of strategy and planning for a family office in London. Mostly direct investment. USD10bn+. What is the comp range I should negotiate … more

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Any insights on business development associate in private equity in regards to work life balance, compensation, average day, growth potential, and exit opportunities?

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Best place to find PE firms actively hiring for ops roles? I have 8 years of experience in industrials across deals, ops and sales/marketing roles.

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When do you give up? I’ve been recruiting for PE off cycle for about 1 year now and haven’t landed anything. Have went through probably 10 processes total ranging from only getting through first round… more

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Any recommendations on good PE interview prep courses? Looking for something that you can fully complete over a week or so. Interview is supposed to cover technical questions and a couple LBO case s… more

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Recently (<6mths) joined a small VC. Love the work, hate the people and wish I was at a bigger shop. How hard will it be to shop around for roles at other funds with only a few months of exp?

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What is the trade off between joining a mega sized PE fund (eg kkr/ tpg) vs. an LMM fund?

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40-50 hr workweek in VC realistic?

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Plz recommend good CFA level 3 prep course?

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anyone know anything about Maltese Capital Management in NYC? pay, rep, etc.

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Looking to join a VC/PE firm - currently an analyst in consulting and my career goals have shifted from govt consulting to commercial consumer/mission-driven founders. How transferable are the skills,… more

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Any investing roles that don’t fully focus on just profit when making investment decisions. Have heard impact investing might fit this but curious to see if there are others and whether impact investi… more

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Thoughts on American Securities?

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Is on-cycle recruiting done? My into meeting was postponed by the headhunters a few times, so I was only able to connect with a few of the major headhunters this week

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Ares- a good place to work? What is culture like?

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Is VC the most open to people from non banking backgrounds on the buy side?

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If I’m interested in working with smaller companies that are innovative or trying to redefine their industries (zero to one) type deal is VC the right place to be?

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Would you choose an investment job at a private, partner-owned long only fund where you’re guaranteed to never lose your job& can be a multimillionaire; or at a very top L/S HF where the bottom pe… more

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Have a first round interview Friday, any suggestions on how to best prepare in the next two days. Relatively new to the PE process and would be great to know what to focus on. Thanks!

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Differences between MM and UMM oppts?

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Associates at LMM PE firms what’s your compensation and hours worked?

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Junior associate looking to pivot from Middle East MBB to PE in North America in 2-3 years. Region's difficult to get PE exposure in given large focus on family office type work & sovereigns. … more

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What’s comp like for following roles? And what else would you consider? - SA, and VP, in MM/UMM - hedge fund analyst Trying to figure out best next steps from PE associate program

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Anyone have any technical VC/Growth Equity materials? Interested in honing that skill set.

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Do fund of funds, secondaries, and coinvest get carry? If so, why are they considered less desirable/prestigious?

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Saw a similar question below on HF and wanted to ask for PE. By what % can you expect base salary to increase YoY (assume non-promotion years). Context: Associate in a ~$3bn AUM firm (last fund at $1.… more

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What type of technical questions would you expect from a 30 minute technical question PE interview? The other half of the interview of an assessment of a CIM.

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Anyone have any thought on M33 Growth in Boston for GE?

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