How much can I quote for an Associate 601 role with 2 YOE and 20 lpa offer in hand?JPMorgan Chase
Even though I’m in principle opposed to Amendment One, I hope it passes so that it’ll be a straw-man to wake up indifferent voters to be attuned to what is going on with state government and how it can impact your day-to-day lives.
So I am contemplating quitting consulting and becoming a stay at home mom just because it’s very stressful on my husband (he’s going up for partner) and he can’t always be at home when needed or
Unhappy with role (biz ops/ strategy type) after exiting to fintech. Is it just me?
To clarify, I do like my core team that I lead. But when partnering with XFN (engineers, data scientists, product managers) often feel like a second class citizen constantly trying to prove my teams value to them. They clique together and shut out the folks with business backgrounds. My team get along best with likes of corp dev, finance, partnerships…
I’m debating to leave or stay - but are all places similar?
Any mechanical engineers here?
Anyone struggle with an eating disorder? Mine was pretty bad early in college but I progressively got better, but now in my first business I notice some of those behaviors coming back😳
Any idea about openings in Finance Strategy and transformation roles, CFO advisory role (management consultants), Mumbai based?? Or any openings in Financial advisory role hiring currently?? Any inputs appreciated.
Anybody here decided not to get married but build a family, have kids, stay together etc? Basically just not have the papers to say so.
Any benefit to your family as a whole in terms of getting grants, lowers taxes, etc? Example getting government grant on homeownership because the threshold only covers single income
Hello all, my first post. Anyone else feel like their general manager won't promote them because they're afraid you'll make them look bad. Like they don't do their job well enough so you'll outshine them? Do you stay? Leave? Try to build the relationship? It's been a year. @Aimbridgehospitalityllc
I usually don’t celebrate my birthday, but I’m turning 40😅 and feel like I need to do something by inviting people I know. I think it will be a small group, maybe 10 at most. I’m thinking I’d like to do a nice dinner, but don’t want it to be expensive for people. So I’m leaning towards a happy hour on Friday, maybe get some appetizers for the group and then everyone pays for their drinks. Do you girls think it is a good option for the group? What’s the “etiquette” for this sort of celebration?
What would be the salary bracket for a person who is having experience of 3 years as a Senior Analyst, and skilled in
IT Service Management, ITIL, Stake holder Management, Negotiation & Communications, Change Management, Data Analysis, Business Analysis & Research, Advance Excel, Macros & Automation , VBA, PowerPoint, PowerBI, Python, SQL & Agile Project, Management?
LA based copywriter here looking for mid-sr partner. In between partners and keep getting hit up for team gigs. Not sure how to reply directly to posts so if you reply, pls leave contact info. Thanks!
This is the most timid bowl I’ve seen
does anyone know who directed those skateboarding ads that Facebook made for the olympics? they’re beautiful
I’m a new senior associate and I don’t have all the answers. Hell I’m still learning…but I figured if I can lower associates 20 questions to 2 questions to the partner then that’s a win, right?
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Thinking of exiting from B4 M&A Advisory to Corp Dev to gain industry experience before b school with long term goal of PE. How much does company size, brand name and location matter for 1) b school apps 2) PE recruiters in the future ?
Working for a startup within FP&A and coming off an M&A exercise on the buy side. Half our team has zero experience in this space (my manager and I included). What resources or trainings are out there for those in industry wanting to learn? Obviously it’s a never ending learning journey, but what courses/conferences are out there to give us a jumpstart on concepts/processes?
For those in corporate development, can you talk about the financial modeling aspect of the job? How detailed do you get? Full three-statement or something much simpler? 50 tabs or less? It would be helpful if you could say what size company and whether it’s public or private. Thanks!
I’m a recent graduate looking for entry level positions in the M&A industry. If anyone is hiring or looking to hire, I’m available. I can send my resume if you direct message me. Thanks,
Anyone from Alvarez and Marsal willing to chat? Looking for referral to FDD. Thanks in advance!
Can anyone share their experiences on the key differences in role and from Manager to Director? This morning I landed a Corp Dev director role in an adjacent industry. Have 5YOE and will go from 170k to 245k TC. Feeling a bit nervous after landing it but willing to put in the grind. Thank you in advance!
Accenture Corporate Development team is it a good place or no? I havent hear anything about it
Who has a better overall compensation, brand, client base, culture, and colleagues… PWC, EY, KPMG, Accenture? In M&A technology. Pre and Post Day 1. Integration or Divestiture. Advisory/ Execution. Looking to make a shift…
Anyone know of firms hiring part time M&A contractors for around 10-20/hrs a week? I have a background in ODD, ITDD and post close execution
How to prepare for the EYP SSG(Software Strategy Group) MBA campus interview? What is interview format like? Any thoughts? Thanks in advance!EY-Parthenon
What exactly does JPM DIB do?
Hey everyone, I’m in IT Audit and starting to think about switching things up. Does anyone have any advise or recommendations (certifications, best way to network while WFH, etc) that could help me make the jump to IT M&A?
Are all the other big for equivalents of pwc ddv paying more than pwc? i’m a MBA senior associate making 153.
Best way to prepare for A&M interview / case studies for the PEPI CFO Advisory group? Heard case would be about the three F/S, which I understand from accounting perspective but wondering if I need to know anything specific. Thank you!
I haven't had an opportunity to be part of M&A. I have about 19 years of experience in industry and consulting. How to break into M&A?
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Depends on desired m&a exits from consulting:
- PE investment team: should focus on CDDs and market studies. That said, if you wish to enter you have to become familiar with LBO model and other processes that an associate is typically involved in.
- PE Ops team: should focus on ODD projects, merger integration and carve outs, stand-alone cost assessments, value creation, IMO, SMO, etc. But market studies could prob cut it as well. Depends.
- VC investment team: I’d say the skills you develop in CDDs and market studies are transferable and there’s less focus on the “model”, and more on the attractiveness of the “opportunity” (aka TAM/SAM/SOM, customer and competitor insights).
- Cord Dev (or biz dev): I think exposure to either pre-deal (CDD/VDD/market studies), and post-deal (integration, separation, value creation, synergy assessments) is great. That said, similar to PE ops, you have to spent time outside of work to get comfortable with modeling and scenario analysis. Less so LBO, but more so M&A models.
Hedge fund/Quant fund: while this is not M&A in nature, it is investment-related. No idea of how consulting can help you with security analysis. But maybe, idk.
ODD and PMI aren't MECE. ODD gauges the operational risk of buying, what the cost of mitigating this risk could be, and SWAGs what cost synergies could look like. PMI executes the mitigation and synergies
The basic operational risk lenses are usually cyber security, IT, and labor. Depending on what industry and profile the target is, you might throw in customer support, supply chain, PLM, EHS (if legal can't cover)
For tech companies, I view the diligence for product tech as ODD as well. The deal team should be the ones figuring out where the value chain and GTM fit for the product is (sometimes you can slide that into a CDD), while product tech DD will look at tech stack, scalability, dev practices, security architecture, data architecture, deployment architecture. There could be overlap some here so not black and white
The output of all of this is hugely relevant for PMI. Therefore a PMI veteran would do a way better job at articulating an ODD output vs someone who hasn't done PMI before
Thanks all for the comments and guidance - much appreciated!
EY 1 - thanks in particular, very detailed and just what I’m after!
Many orgs have Strategy and Corporate Development intermingled with reporting up to the same person (e.g CFO). If you can get into the Strategy side, and there is active deal flow then it’s likely you will get exposure. If you’re a high performer it’s easier to switch from Strategy to CD or have a hybrid role.
What roles specifically in M&A?
Join a company thats going through an acquisition or better yet an organization thats constantly doing M&As like UHG, albertsons, etc etc Though you will have to decide if you want to go into corporate development or run an IT integration and transformation for the acquisition!
M&A space as consulting is drastically different from getting involved in a FTE role in any of these organizations. You can expect the unexpected and bake in this in your estimates for how long to stay at a certain place. I do feel like M&A has chosen me rather me having to choose. It takes some courage to live dangerously!
Go get a job in corporate development at an upper middle market company
Thanks BDO appreciate your response