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Junior bankers caution against moving to private equity
by / on 07/12/2017 at 11:15 / in The Review

Junior bankers caution against moving to private equity

If you’re an analyst or an associate in an investment banking division (IBD), you almost certainly want to move into private equity. Given private equity funds’ notoriously long interview processes, you may even be interviewing already in preparation for a move in 2018. Be warned, however. Junior bankers who’ve already broken out into PE say the industry isn’t all that […]

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Meet the private equity fund that likes to hire ‘seasoned’ bankers
by / on 27/11/2017 at 12:00 / in The Review

Meet the private equity fund that likes to hire ‘seasoned’ bankers

If you want to leave banking for private equity, you usually need to go young. Our research suggests that most people make the move within 24 to 36 months of starting in banking. Some move even earlier – take Nik Okri, the former Goldman leveraged finance analyst who joined Summit Partners after only a year at GS. Others, however, only move […]

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These are the private equity funds hiring junior investment bankers now
by / on 26/11/2017 at 16:00 / in The Review

These are the private equity funds hiring junior investment bankers now

Investment banks are just wrapping up their 2018 graduate recruitment programmes, but private equity firms rarely follow a strict schedule when it comes to hiring juniors. Buy-side firms without grad schemes target junior bankers months into their sell-side career, and bring them on board whenever they have a need to extra resources. As a result, junior bankers have been landing […]

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La bataille des talents est engagée entre banque d’affaires et private equity
by / on 09/10/2017 at 09:00 / in Private Equity

La bataille des talents est engagée entre banque d’affaires et private equity

En ces temps de restructuration du secteur bancaire et de plafonnement des bonus, les sociétés de private equity n’ont pas trop de mal à convaincre les jeunes banquiers d’affaires de les rejoindre. Pour preuve, Partech Ventures, spécialisé dans le numérique et les nouvelles technologies, a annoncé cette semaine l’arrivée pour son fonds Partech Growth de Victor Huberson, diplômé de Supelec […]

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The top universities and degrees for getting a private equity job now
by / on 04/10/2017 at 10:00 / in The Review

The top universities and degrees for getting a private equity job now

The type of people private equity companies hire in London is changing. Five years ago, a junior recruit making the switch from to the buy-side will almost certainly have come from large U.S. investment bank, and probably will have graduated with a first from the London School of Economics. Now, though, there’s a curious ‘ideal’ private equity recruit – a analyst […]

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This hot new private equity firm has been poaching from Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley
by / on 27/09/2017 at 16:00 / in The Review

This hot new private equity firm has been poaching from Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley

It’s not just hedge funds run by star traders that are attracting recruits from big investment banks. A new private equity fund, set up by two former TPG executives, has been recruiting from Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Novalpina Capital, started by the former head of TPG in Europe, Stephen Peel, and Stefan Kowski, who was a principal at the […]

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Citi analyst confirms the best route into private equity in 2017
by / on 24/09/2017 at 06:00 / in The Review

Citi analyst confirms the best route into private equity in 2017

If you’re looking for a path into a London private equity job in 2017, there is one track that has been very well beaten: the heavily-stomped route into the private equity arms of Canadian pension funds. Based upon our own observations, three large Canadian pension funds (the Canadian Pension Plan, PSP Investments – the private debt fund of Canada’s Public […]

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This is what you’ll earn as an analyst, associate and VP in private equity
by / on 31/08/2017 at 13:00 / in Private Equity

This is what you’ll earn as an analyst, associate and VP in private equity

Guy Hands, the founder of private equity firm Terra Firma has a theory – to avoid attracting money-motivated graduates who are also applying for jobs at Goldman Sachs, cut pay and wipe out bonuses for juniors. At Terra Firma, which is based in the UK, the upside for analysts joining the firm’s graduate programme is that if they hold out […]

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Cette société de gestion d’actifs qui confie les rênes de sa nouvelle division private equity à… un ex-ministre
by / on 10/07/2017 at 15:30 / in Économie

Cette société de gestion d’actifs qui confie les rênes de sa nouvelle division private equity à… un ex-ministre

Mirabaud Asset Management étoffe sa gamme dans un secteur porteur : l’activité de Private Equity. Pour ce faire, elle a confié la mise en œuvre de cette stratégie qui sera pilotée depuis Paris à… Renaud Dutreil, l’ancien ministre des PME du gouvernement français et ancien président de LVMH North America. Celui-ci devient… Head of Private Equity de la nouvelle division et sera […]

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Private equity firms are raiding the junior ranks of J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs
by / on 21/04/2017 at 11:00 / in The Review

Private equity firms are raiding the junior ranks of J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs

Private equity firms have their pick of investment banks’ junior staff in the City, and only want the very best. Right now, this means J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs, and in the past few weeks there’s been an exodus to the buy-side. Analysts and associates with J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs’ M&A, leveraged finance and other front office functions have […]

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