Junior Investment Banker Guide to Office Politics

Office Politics in Investment Banking A few years back when Facebook was popular and their share price was soaring, they printed money off of ads for clickbait articles from Elite Daily or some other toxic millennial digital rag. One of the common tropes was 120% of people who work in finance

Should I Take an Unpaid Investment Banking Internship?

Unpaid Investment Banking Internships I get asked this often but have never taken the time to address it. Other variants of this question include an unpaid private equity internship (usually a search fund) or corporate finance internship. Unless you are working for your father’s massive company, I think in 95% of cases,

US M&A Roundup Q3 2019

As the tensions between US and China escalated sharply during the third quarter, the global mergers and acquisitions market, as well as the US activity, plunged to reflect the higher risk and greater uncertainty about the potential dealmaking. Deal making in the US fell 40% from last year to $289

List of Middle Market Investment Banks

Here is a list of mid-market investment banks that provide investment banking/corporate finance advisory services to medium capitalization (pertaining to enterprise value) companies. Although there are no hard and fast rules for what is defined as middle market, these companies will generally be too small to be banked by the

Bocconi MSc Finance

By Eric Peghini in collaboration with peers It has come to the attention of the SSHB editors that while the Bocconi Students PE association (BSPE) has established itself as a source of buy-side content (a sore but welcome thumb given our host’s title), there still remains bewilderment surrounding the university that

Infra Funds!

By Eric Peghini Initially posted on the BSPEC blog On a cold, gusty Saturday afternoon, “Nation’s infrastructure is collapsing, MAGA!” This was not a poorly executed haiku but rather a tweet attributable to the one and only infallible D.J. Trump and, never mind your opinion of the POTUS, a rallying cry that the population

Commercial Banking in Hong Kong

Written by a Vice President of Commercial Banking in Hong Kong Commercial Banking Career Path in Hong Kong Despite what you may see in the news, commercial banking in Hong Kong is booming still. If you go on LinkedIn, eFinancialCareers or indeed.com, you will find too many jobs to fill, from entry

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