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4.1 of 5 stars (188 Ratings)

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Mid-level in Mergers & Acquisitions

4.4 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

compensation and opportunity

Downers

work/life challenge

Experienced in Mergers & Acquisitions

4.3 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture, reputation in marketplace, initiatives to optimize work/life balance and overall employee experience

Comments

Culture is hardworking yet fair and balanced; emphasis on improving efficiency in deal selection/execution and focusing on value-enhancing efforts; willingness to embrace creativity and invest in resources to support employees; meaningful efforts to attract, nurture, and retain junior talent

Baird has been very, very good to me

4.4 of 5 stars

Executive in Mergers & Acquisitions | Chicago, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture, employee ownership

Comments

Strong teamwork culture, potential for a long career in a well positioned company

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.

Entry-level in Mergers & Acquisitions

4.4 of 5 stars

Other | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

People, culture

Wouldn't work at any other investment bank

4.4 of 5 stars

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

Uppers

The culture and mentorship

Downers

Hours and work life balance (industry problem not firm problem)

A rewarding career that provided my family and I with life long rewards and personal improvement and fulfillment.

4.4 of 5 stars

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

Uppers

People/culture

Downers

Conservative nature

Comments

Speak to current and past employees and really understand why it such a good place to work long-term. Really get to understand the "wholesome" nature of the culture and why it will lead to long-term success for generations to come.

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