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Anyone here exit to PE post b school? Did you have PE experience prior. Am hearing even I go to hsw, you need PE experience to get back to a PE vp. I’ve heard just a few few shops hire mbb finance project folks

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Breaking into PE post b-school without prior PE experience is really tough, but not unheard of. You're not gonna get into any megafunds but if you network enough and have the right background can potentially swing smaller funds. Just keep in mind it's really tough.

You need analyst investment banking typically.

Non IB people do it, but seems like a major shlep in terms of ensuring you can demonstrate the skill set and network your butt off. Seems totally doable but a steeper hill.

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