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Hi fellow PE fishes, seeking career advice. Currently in an APAC based LMM/MM PE focusing on tech and had joined the firm straight out of school. I intend on sticking to PE long term, but am curious about my career and financial trajectory in 3 cases. 1) stick to my current firm and eventually make partner 2) go for a Master’s degree and then move to an UMM/MF PE or MBB -> UMM/MF 3) Stay in the current firm and start my own fund with other Associates in the future.

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What are you trying to optimise for? Last one is likely most risky but also potentially most financially attractive. Question is how you’d raise your first fund.

Yes, 10-15 years down the line. Gotcha, I’ll try for the bigger shops :)

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