What were the toughest buyside interviews you have had? Citadel and Coatue were brutal.

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Adding on to this. Which companies were your favorite to interview and why?

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Ok I’ll go first I really like blackstone, Bain and fortress because of the people

Similar to you. Both great funds.

Apollo’s distressed HF team—by far.

OP can you elaborate? What specifically was so hard?

Public equities coatue?

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