M&A - Mergers and Acquisitions Professionals

Just got looped into an ODD. No experience, any tips or guidance heading into this beast?

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Be a sponge, read their 10k

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Really read the scope. Its easy to go overboard and creep out of your margins in such a diffuse area

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Question everything/anything the target gives you and try to understand their business as best you can.

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Any suggestions on how to find referral for FAANG/MBB? Tried message recruiter on LinkedIn not much reply:(

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Agreed to serve as local counsel for another attorney in my firm (different office). Answered complaint and then the case fell off the rails. Turns out firm has a conflict of interest that was missed in initial check, client has been instructed to retain a new attorney, court has ordered us to withdraw and client to produce documents by Wednesday. I keep reaching out to the attorney who I am assisting to ask if I can file my withdrawal and for the name of the new attorney and nothing. (Cont.)

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Thoughts on working for DoorDash? Role posted for the Chicago area if that matters.

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What is MBB ?

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Can someone explain American EQM to me? I feel so dumb not understanding it lol

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Hi All! Are there any other VPs in Raleigh on here! If you don’t mind sharing, what’s your base salary? When I was negotiating, they wouldn’t come up for me.

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In a situation where I’ve been an AS for a while but not quite long enough to be an AD I think. My office has an MS role which Im up for, but I’m also looking for other gigs because (1/2 in comments)

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My ideal life is to be single, rich, and free

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What are you doing for a retirement plan as an independent consultant? Solo 401K, SEP IRA, etc.? Any recommendations on where to open an account?

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Been with PWC M&A for 15 months now and recently received an interview for an IB analyst position at a boutique for almost > x2 salary (90 base, 100% bonus). Should I go for it? Is it a step back?

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Can I bring my short-form birth certificate to a TSA precheck interview or do I need the long-form version?

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Went to give my 2 weeks and my company offered me above my offer from Accenture AND a promotion, should I take it?

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Just started job at big 4 after having been at boutique for one year, but just received email from MBB asking to schedule 1st round interview. Going to take the interview with MBB - any advice (cont)

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Any thoughts on shifting 401k contributions from traditional to Roth with the new tax code changes? I'd imagine a lot of us benefit from lower tax brackets in 2018.

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Glad I wasn't aware of the murder that took place at the hotel I was staying at last night.

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For PwC advisory in NYC, what is average base comp for 2 YOE, non-technical background?

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Which non-MBB firms have strong consumer (retail, cpg) and/or food & ag practices?

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Best/worst reason you’ve been fired?

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Looks like XRB is winning the Binance Coin of the month, followed by Experience points and Dragonchain! Overbought XRB will fall soon as it’s listed before rising again!

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