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The Investment Banking Interview Guide (The Red Book)
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The Investment Banking Interview Guide (The Red Book)

2021 Edition, Digital Format (PDF)
275+ Pages
1,000 Questions

The Red Book is now available in digital (PDF) format. 1,000 investment banking interview questions & answers. Updated for 2021. Includes technical, behavioral and industry specific questions. Brought to you by the company that works directly with the world’s top investment banks and PE firms.

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You've landed an investment banking interview. Now what?

The Red Book includes 1,000 REAL Investment Banking interview questions and answers as well as the interview strategies and in-depth technical training you need to show interviewers you have what it takes to succeed on the job.

Accounting
122
Questions
  • Financial Statements & Accrual Concepts
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Advanced Accounting
  • More
Valuation
117
Questions
  • Corporate Finance Theory
  • DCF Analysis
  • Multiples/Comps Analysis
  • More
Mergers & Acquisitions
77
Questions
  • M&A Concepts
  • M&A Deals
  • M&A Modeling
  • More
LBO/Private Equity
74
Questions
  • Private Equity Investing
  • LBO Modeling
  • LBO Modeling Tests
  • More
Capital Markets
243
Questions
  • Debt & Leveraged Finance
  • Hedge Funds
  • Sales & Trading
  • More
Industry Specific
380
Questions
  • Tech, Media & SaaS
  • FIG Groups
  • Restructuring
  • More
Behavioral Questions
60
Questions
  • Personal Background
  • Firm-Specific Questions
  • Past Experiences
  • More
Interview Strategies
  • How to Answer When You're Unsure
  • Keeping Answers Concise
  • Avoiding Tangents
  • More
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Specially priced for students at $49, The Red Book is incredibly comprehensive and frequently updated. Competing interview guides are typically priced around $200 and offer less material with out-of-date questions.

A Comprehensive Interview Guide by Wall Street's most sought-after trainers

  • Real questions, continually updated. Our huge list of "must-know" interview questions is continuously updated with real questions from real interviews.
  • Written by professionals who have been there. Unlike other interview guides, the Red Book has been compiled by former practitioners who train at top financial institutions and business schools. This guide was built with input from our clients — the world's top financial institutions and business schools— to ensure each question reflects what interviewees should expect to face and the level of detail interviewers want to hear.

Compiled by Wall Street Prep's 50+ Faculty Members

The Red Book draws from the experience of our team of over 50 faculty members, all former practitioners in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Sales and Trading and other buy-side firms. All come from unique industry and product backgrounds and their industry knowledge makes this guide truly unique in its depth and breadth.

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