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Got invited to interview with Alvarez. Not too familiar with the company. How do they compare to big 4 for M&A?

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Have been on the other side of deals from them, I think they’re mostly ex-Big 4 guys, do mostly middle market deals, comp is better than Big 4 on average but is more variable.

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My friend (gay) joined them from Big4. He left after a few months because he was having a hard time meshing with his direct team’s culture. Said it was very “bro-ey” and had difficulty relating to them / found his team to be less willing to engage with him. I would said it is likely not indicative of culture overall. Just his personal experience.

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