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Serious question: People who craft their lives around the story of wanting to do non profit work, working at an NGO, etc. only to get into HBS and then go work for KKR... why?

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Why do people group MF/UMM together? Isn’t a true MF (eg KKR, Apollo) much different experience/rep/pay than UMMs? (Eg MDP, GGC, Genstar etc.)

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What are the pro/cons of joining PortCo Operations team of large PE (think KKR Capstone, Blackstone Ops, Cerberus COAC, Platinum Ops)? Curious about (1) career trajectory, (2) general compensation and… more

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How do I get a job at KKR? No career page...

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Has anyone interviewed for KKR capstone? Or can share tips for a PE Ops interview?

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Where should I put my investment $$ right now...sitting on a chunk of cash but not sure what to do...spouse and I already maxed out 401k and IRA...not allowed to buy individual stocks due to KKR perso… more

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Just found out a grade school peer of mine is now a Director at KKR. Going to hit him up to ask him or pay off my debt. Jk. But seriously, so curious to know how much he would make in that role?

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any advice on how to prep for kkr capstone case interviews?

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Is there anything similar to Vista Consulting Group for other PE funds? Heard KKR has its own unit of internal consulting - is that true? What other examples are out there?

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Anyone know what PE portco ops should pay at an Apollo/ KKR / Blackstone / Carlyle coming from 2 years of consulting?

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Messaged about a role at KKR capstone, anyone here that can speak to culture comp etc?

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Anyone have final rounds with kkr?

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What are operating partners’ roles and responsibilities? I’ve heard it can vary by PE. Outside of KKR Capstone, are there other PE’s with internal pipelines for operating partners?

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What is typical all in comp for a first year Associate at KKR Capstone (the operations group)? How does it compare to MBB?

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KKR is a lot like KPMG. It’s in the big4 but nobody knows how.

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How to break into PE post MBA (HSW) if I have consulting (ACN) but no I-bank exp? I’m good with financial modeling, so I don’t think the technical interview would be a problem. And if I do break in… more

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Anyone know comp of an associate at KKR Capstone?

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Operating partner at Bain Capital / Apollo / TPG / KKR / Silver Lake / etc. What does this job entail and what is the scope of responsibility / org? Had a couple of colleagues on the ops side exit in… more

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What UMM/MF PE funds have ops teams? I know kkr capstone, but what other ones to target?

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What is the typical trajectory for an Associate in an ops role at a major PE firm (such as KKR Capstone)? Do the compensation gains far outpace consulting?

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(1/2) Onestream XF: Who is familiar with this software? My company just switched to it. We basically are a professional services or IT cloud install/maintenance etc. So I like to think we are ahead wi… more

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Do PE funds with portfolio teams (Vista Consukting, KKR Capstone, Bain Capital, etc etc) - hire MBA summer interns? Is this a thing?

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Anyone know comp for an Associate at KKR Capstone (or other major PE ops roles)? Hopefully looking to make the move after a few YOE

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MBB consultant here post-MBA (started pre-MBA). What are the best PE Ops roles (other than KKR Capstone) that like consultants? And at what entry point do they target consultants (e.g. Consultant lev… more

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Which companies outside of consulting are the most impressive (not to the layman but to let's say consultants) to have on your resume regardless of industry? FAANG, GS, KKR, BW

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Anyone know anything about working at Slice? The pizza startup in nyc. Series C backed by KKR

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Anyone join KKR Capstone? Is it all ex-MBB?

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Most prestigious/hardest to crack among Carlyle, Apollo and KKR?

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I went from consulting to PE back to consulting. Want to go back to PE but work at a MF (Ops group eg. KKR Capstone) Will the switch back to consulting hurt me? Was not MBB

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Anyone interview at KKR Capstone and know what the first round interview usually entails? Is it case based or..?

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Anyone know what a KKR Capstone interview consists of? Since it’s more of a consulting role, is it more of a standard case interview or..?

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How much does someone at KKR Capstone make?

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Does anyone know if KKR Capstone buys out MBA sponsorship for its summer interns that did consulting beforehand?

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Anyone can share their experience interviewing with KKR Capstone? I passed two “introductory calls” and now have a formal intvw next week for an Associate role. Any tips / info on what to expect?

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