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Coming from TAS (financial due diligence). Is it better to go to a no-name bank as an associate investment banker150k base or to a reputable middle market regionally known bank as a second year analyst banker (base 110)

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Associate then lateral after a year

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How many YoE do you have?

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I’d kill to be at a BB, but I’m not at KPMG anymore or big 4 for that matter.

That gap is too large. Go 150k. Prestige doesn’t pay your bills.

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The 110 is with 70% bonus and the 150 is with 100% bonus

Associate 100%.

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Honestly, I’d go do M&A finance at a tech company.

There are M&A finance roles specifically but could also look for corporate development analyst roles.

Come do tech M&A at SVB

Is that what you switched to? Can I get the elevator pitch?

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