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FTI Consulting - is FTI a good firm to work for (not heard much about them before)? TIA

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I think it depends on group. I’ve worked at PwC and FTI. I like the culture more at PwC. But I find FTI to have impressively smart, driven people that I haven’t found elsewhere in the same way.

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They are in growth mode, recruiting aggressively. Plenty ex b4 partners leading.

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It’s a great place to work. I’m former B4 and IMO culture and comp is much better (may vary by group/office, but this is the same everywhere). In terms of Rx, we get a good amount of debtor side roles, many are not public. As for league tables, FTI is the #1 Rx advisor and has been for more than 10 yrs.

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They’ve been another vendor on my engagements before - not impressed

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Very good in restructuring, mostly creditor side though (not my cup of tea, but still a great career). Beyond restructuring they’re a step below big 4. In restructuring they’re tier 2

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A1- For Rx, genuinely curious why you think T2 ? They are usually considered the same as A&M and AP, except as you mention that FTI has been more creditor-side historically, though as D1 mentioned this is changing. These 2 examples are not the only one when you look at the top 10 mandates in 2020, just the largest. The only one I could see as above are IBs (Moelid, HL, PJT) but they do a different work

It was good. All the senior people we’ve poached from Deloitte and big 4 have ruined the culture in some groups.

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