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What is Investment Banking?
Several things, actually. Below we break down each of the major functions of the investment bank, and provide a brief review of the changes that have shaped the investment banking industry through the aftermath ... Read More
Finance Careers Infographic: Who’s Who in Corporate Finance
So you want to break into a career in finance? Buy side or sell side? M&A or private equity? Here we've put together an infographic showing all of corporate finance's major players and how ... Read More
Investment Banking Industry
An investment bank is a financial intermediary that performs a variety of services, primarily: Raising Capital & Security Underwriting Mergers & Acquisitions Sales & Trading Retail and Commercial Banking Investment Banks earn profit by charging ... Read More
Investment Bank Organizational Structure
Investment banks are split up into front office, middle office, and back office. Each sector is very different yet plays an important role in making sure that the bank makes money, manages risk, and ... Read More
Investment Banking Career Paths
The career of an investment banker progresses along a fairly standard path. Investment banking positions from junior to senior: Analyst (grunt) Associate (glorified grunt) VP (account manager) Director (senior account manager, rainmaker in training) ... Read More
Investment Banking vs. Private Equity
Private equity tends to be a common exit path for investment banking analysts and consultants. As a result, we get a lot of questions on both the functional and the actual day-to-day differences between ... Read More
Investment Banking vs Equity Research
If you're considering a career in investment banking, you should definitely consider banking's slightly less glamorous cousin, equity research. Equity research analysts closely analyze small groups of stocks in order to provide insightful investment ideas ... Read More
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