Overall Company Rating
4.6 of 5 stars (191 Ratings)

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4 Stars (36)
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Great place to learn banking, get responsibly early, and build a career

3.3 of 5 stars

Executive in Mergers & Acquisitions | Minneapolis, MN | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Opportunity to advance; culture

Downers

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reputable advisory firm with long-tenured, highly committed senior bankers

3.1 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Mergers & Acquisitions | Chicago, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

prestige, comp, challenge

Downers

expected commitment (hours)

Comments

solid firm with good momentum

Challenging - dedicate your life to this - but great experience

3.4 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Mergers & Acquisitions | McLean, VA | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Challenging, client exposure

Downers

Work-life balance and hours

Mid-level in Alternate Investments/Hedge Funds

2.9 of 5 stars

Atlanta, GA | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Love my office, compensation is pretty good, with great bonus potential. Very intelligent peers and managers, exposure to a lot of different things is strong.

Downers

no work life balance, sometimes nearly impossible expectations, very inflexible work schedules.

A firm that pretends to respect you but really does not at all

2.6 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Mergers & Acquisitions | Chicago, IL | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Free food and drink; decent group culture

Downers

no respect for analyst time. no real time off - vacations you are expected to work. no protected time off. treated like a piece of equipment

Comments

Don't work in investment banking

Entry-level in Restructuring

2.5 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Exposure to clients, heavy deal flow, great learning opportunity

Downers

Many officers see junior staff as assets

Entry-level in Corporate Finance

2.6 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Compensation

Downers

Hierarchical culture. Not collaborative. Inefficiency leads to very long hours