Is it common to go from MM FDD (RSM, GT, BDO) to Alvarez & Marsal or do they only recruit from B4?

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I looked at the backgrounds of some folks in A&M’s group, and most seemed to come from a big 4. Doesn’t mean it can’t be done from MM fdd, but it just doesn’t seem to be the norm.

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Could it also be because there are wayyy more people in big 4 as compared to MM, so they are overrepresented at A&M for that reason alone

I’ve seen a few but definitely vast majority from big 4

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Having big 4 audit experience should definitely help. !

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