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3.9 of 5 stars (125 Ratings)

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Displaying 1-10 of 27 Employee Reviews

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Up and coming investment bank

3.0 of 5 stars

March 2015 | CURRENT EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Terrific new banking co-heads who are very focused on talent development

Downers

Long hours, but getting better through new exciting policies...some banks market these efforts. Baird means it.

Comments

Network and research the company thoroughly. Decide if a mid-market bank is right for you as it has many benefits over bulge.

Entry-level in Equity Capital Markets

3.4 of 5 stars

Milwaukee, WI | 2013 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture, responsibility

Downers

Hours

Entry-level in Mergers & Acquisitions

3.4 of 5 stars

Milwaukee, WI | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

Baird's platform in both M&A and equity offers a great experience.

Entry-level in Mergers & Acquisitions

3.3 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

Look to the culture and the people at the Company, I feel it is a group you won't find at any other full-service investment bank.

Midlevel in Equity Capital Markets

3.3 of 5 stars

Milwaukee, WI | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

Be prepared to work hard, the firm will keep/train good talent.

Entry-level

3.3 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

NA

Entry-level in Mergers & Acquisitions

3.2 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

friendly people, "no jerk" policy, ability to take on as much responsibility as you can handle, "midwestern culture"

Downers

hours

Comments

despite good culture, still work long and hard, but co-workers are typically very pleasant to be around and are cordial to each other.

Midlevel in Mergers & Acquisitions

3.2 of 5 stars

Milwaukee, WI | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Extensive client and senior banker interaction.

Downers

Not having a balance sheet to lend from can present a challenge in pitches.

Comments

Baird will provide greater senior level and client exposure than the majority of other firms.

Experienced in Mergers & Acquisitions

2.9 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Firm reputation, compensation, stability

Downers

hours

Comments

Candidates have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on transactions that they are a part of during their employment at Baird. They will receive a great deal of experience that will benefit them throughout their career.

Entry-level in Mergers & Acquisitions

3.1 of 5 stars

Palo Alto, CA | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

Culture and environment

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