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What is your least favorite kind of client?

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Personally, I try to stay as far away as possible from middle market PEs. Most of their deals have messy data, but they still make crazy demands to have you put together analysis out of thin air. Also like to complain about fees after asking us to do a thousand things with tight turnaround.

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I actually prefer middle market PE vs mega fund. My experience is they are less demanding and you have more opportunities to play the “data doesn’t exist that’s not possible to do” card

Corporates that don’t do a lot of deals and need their hands held

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Cheap clients

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Oh yeah those are universally disliked across service lines.

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