Do you find that your undergraduate pedigree / SAT scores still have a large impact on your ability to land PE roles, even if you have worked yourself into being a "target" candidate?
Looking to transition to PE on the ops side. Anyone willing to answer some of my questions and shed some light on the industry/role?
How much time is needed to go from a total LBO modelling novice to passable for interview model tests?
How long did it take people to get the hang of this job? I'm a few months in and think I may not be cut out for it.
Can anyone shed light on what portfolio ops/value creation teams are like? I just don’t see myself on the deal side but I’m interested in working with portcos. Any good consultant-friendly teams?
does anyone have any model practice / prep materials that they'd be willing to share? happy to contribute $ ... struggling to figure out how to practice in a structured way
I’m applying for a PE role and have been given a take home model test where they want me to build a dynamic 3 statement model with up/down/base cases. Is there a template I can find online for this?
H SM in a B4 Risk practice looking to go to PE- background in IT, supply chain, and marketing across consulting/industry. Have worked on some sell side on broader transactions. Anyone hiring?
Would it be worth exiting consulting to build up the finance team at a mid-market PE firm? Ultimately would pivot to deal side after a while, just curious on thoughts
I'm interested in switching to private equity after bschool, but I'm not currently getting a whole lot of modeling experience at my firm. Any advice on how I can ramp up on those skills prior to MBA?
Is the CAIA a worthwhile designation to pursue? Firm is willing to sponsor, but not sure how much PE firms care about it
How much salary can Operating Director /Principal make at mega fund Private equity? How is the salary structured? (Base/Bonus/Carry)
What would be a decent comp for a VP of IT in the ops group of a MM PE firm? With about 10 years of tech consulting experience