Vault Career Guide to Investment Banking
by Tom Lott
Publication Date: 2007
Want to land a job or career in the investment banking industry - but don't know where to start? The Vault Career Guide to Investment Banking takes you inside the industry - from corporate finance to sales and trading to M&A - to make sure you can land the job you want. You'll know banking cold for your interviews after reading this guide -- and if you're just
starting your financial career, you'll get a topnotch crash course. The guide covers the basics of financial markets, including walk-throughs of equity and fixed income offerings, and M&A, private placements and reorgs, and dissects career paths and job responsibilities at departments such as corporate finance, sales & trading, research, and syndicate.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Tom Lott, born in Dallas, Texas, graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1993. He started in the investment banking business upon graduation, joining Raymond James & Associates, an investment bank in St. Petersburg, Florida. His work experience includes a brief stint in research and four years in corporate finance. He obtained his MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management (Northwestern), where he served as chairman of the investments club. He now works in fixed income trading at Merrill Lynch in New York City.
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