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How to Answer “Why Our Company”?

This is one of the most common questions in investment banking interviews, and it is more important than you think. Candidates may do great in the behavioral questions (you know what investment bankers do and are prepared to make sacrifices) and technical questions before being surprised that they do not pick

How to Answer “What Two Companies Do You Think Should Merge?”

This is an excellent investment banking interview question which shows that the interviewee thinks about corporate finance applications outside of theory. A lot of candidates have the technical interview questions rehearsed and have great answers about: Why investment banking? Can you work the hours? Are you really passionate about finance? And then after convincing you

Investment Banking Interview Challenge Questions

Was discussing what some of the more challenging questions a few mentees have been receiving from interviews at elite boutiques (Evercore/Moelis/Centerview) - just kidding, Centerview questions are much harder. Have a go and send in your answers for our great reveal next week. First person to answer them all right gets

30 Minute Technical IB Interview Prep

We have a fairly exhaustive interview guide that is one of the most popular pages on our website. If you can answer all of those questions, you can be fairly assured of a position - summer, co-op or full time at most Bulge Brackets or Canadian banks assuming that you

Defending Your Stock Pitch in an Investment Banking Interview

An aspiring banker walks into the interview room and is asked for a stock pitch. "Pitch us a stock." "I really like Google because they have a strong business moat in search, ample free cash flow generation and is well positioned to benefit from progress at Waymo (the autonomous driving division) and

Accounting Questions for Investing and Equity Research

For equity research and investment roles, a very good understanding of accounting is required to parse through financial statements and figure out what does and does not matter. Understanding how things flow through the three statements and how foreign operations affect company profits and cash flow is especially important for companies

Pitch Me an Oil & Gas Stock

What Energy Stock Would You Buy? Pitch me a stock is a question you are certain to get in any investing role or for equity research. You will occasionally get "pitch me a stock" in investment banking, but will not be required to go as in depth. For research and investing

Can You Answer These 5: Investment Banking Questions V8

Investment Banking Inteview Questions Sales and Trading Interview Questions Corporate Banking Interview Questions Brain Teasers Past Editions Can You Answer These 5 Investment Banking Questions 1 Can You Answer These 5 Investment Banking Questions 2 Can You Answer These 5 Investment Banking Questions 3 Can You Answer These 5 Investment Banking Questions 4 Can You Answer These 5 Investment

Fixed Income Analyst Interview Questions

Fixed Income is cool like this building

Despite our name, we are very interested in expanding the investment analysis and asset management segments of our website because we love investing (which does not make up for some of the awful calls made littered over the site such as our USDCAD bet – evidence to disregard certain sell

Corporate Banking Interview Questions

Corporate banking is about credit

Read the answers here Our corporate banking/commercial banking friends (friends only when they extend credit, otherwise just acquaintances) have brought to our attention the lack of corporate banking interview questions on the website. Good point! Corporate banking is substantial in the US, but is becoming more and more relevant in China. There

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