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4.1 of 5 stars (188 Ratings)

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Displaying 11-20 of 188 Employee Reviews

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Entry-level

4.4 of 5 stars

Washington, DC | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Work Life Balance

Downers

Not as strong prestige as I would like for exit opportunities

Comments

Workload and quality of life are as good as you will ever find at an investment bank at Baird. Compensation is good and the business outlook is solid.

Entry-level in Mergers & Acquisitions

4.1 of 5 stars

Milwaukee, WI | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Midwest culture with a friendly environment. Saturdays off.

Prestigious and competitive investment bank focused on culture & respect with expansive breadth and reach across practices and industries.

4.2 of 5 stars

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

Uppers

Prestige and culture

Downers

Chicago office needs to be renovated

Comments

Great quality of life with utmost respect to all bankers, something that is not easy to find in this industry.

Owning your career alongside great people!

3.5 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Equity Capital Markets | Milwaukee, WI | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

culture, people

Downers

lack of firm recognition

Comments

Being private allows for more intimate opportunities and benefits. Compensation and work/life balance are comparable to others in the industry.

Great firm that provides terrific service to its clients and has a fantastic culture with fun, talented employees.

3.3 of 5 stars

Executive in Equity Capital Markets | Milwaukee, WI | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The Culture / People

Downers

Work / Life Balance vs the compensation

Entry-level in Mergers & Acquisitions

4.9 of 5 stars

San Francisco, CA | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture

Downers

Hours

A great place to build a career in investment banking.

4.8 of 5 stars

Executive in Mergers & Acquisitions | Milwaukee, WI | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

quality of the people and the work. We care about our clients, honestly want to do a great job for them.

Downers

The middle market is very competitive and it's becoming harder to differentiate between firms in a crowded market.

Comments

Baird has one of the best overall opportunities today, as good as it was when I joined 18 years ago.

Excellent experience across M&A and equity with a great cultural backdrop

4.9 of 5 stars

Executive in Mergers & Acquisitions | Chicago, IL | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

culture, momentum, prestige

Downers

conservatism

Employee owned, cash compensation with great people.

5.0 of 5 stars

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

Uppers

Culture

Downers

Older bankers

Comments

Baird is a top-tier bank. The people and resources are fantastic and the compensation is all cash.

Experienced in Mergers & Acquisitions

4.9 of 5 stars

Milwaukee, WI | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture, people, compensation, location, growth potential

Downers

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