The Vault Review


  • “Strong deal flow and significant responsibility from start—direct exposure to clients and senior bankers”
  • “The culture and employees make for a great environment”
  • “Senior management cares about cultivating young talent”


  • “Large discrepancy between mid-level employees’ and analysts’ hours”
  • “Limited exit opportunities”
  • “Increased transparency in all matters would be welcomed”

The Buzz

  • “Great at niche”
  • “Who?”
  • “Particularly known for FIG vertical”
  • “Always mentioned as takeover candidate”

Survey Says

Vault Verdict: Based in New York, Keefe Bruyette & Woods (commonly referred to as KBW) is looking for smart, hardworking, hungry, personable candidates to join its team. The firm provides a great internship program for students, who will get to work in multiple...

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