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List of Investment Banks

Here we provide a downloadable list of investment banks, broken out by type (global, boutique, US focused, etc...), with links to each firm's contact information. Click the image below to download the list. Alternatively ... Read More

Investment Banking Interview Lesson: "Please walk me through the three financial ...

Note: We continue our series on investment banking interview questions with this investment banking interview financial statements question example. For this question, you'll need basic accounting knowledge. Ultimately, your answer shouldn’t last more than 2-3 minutes. ... Read More

Investment Banking Interview Financial Statements Lesson: "How are the financial ...

Note: We continue our series on investment banking interview questions with this investment banking interview financial statements question example. For this question, you'll need basic accounting knowledge. To successfully answer this question, make sure you have ... Read More

Sales & Trading and Equity Research

Institutional investors such as pension funds, mutual funds, university endowments, as well as hedge funds use investment banks in order to trade securities. Investment banks match up buyers and sellers as well as buy ... 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 Interview Resume Question Lesson: "Walk me through your resum ...

Walk me through your resume. You've created a great investment banking resume and it has landed you an interview.  The next step is to be able to walk an interviewer through that resume effectively. ... Read More

Investment Banking FAQ - Industry Overview

An investment bank is a financial institution that assists wealthy individuals, corporations, and governments in raising capital by underwriting and/or acting as the client’s agent in the issuance of securities.  An investment bank may ... 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

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

EBITDA vs Cash Flow From Operations vs Free Cash Flow

EBITDA is often used as a proxy for cash flows, but many investment banking analysts and associates struggle to fully grasp the differences between EBITDA, cash from operations, free cash flows and other profitability metrics. ... Read More

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The Wall Street Prep Quicklesson Series

7 Free Financial Modeling Lessons

Get instant access to video lessons taught by experienced investment bankers. Learn financial statement modeling, DCF, M&A, LBO, Comps and Excel shortcuts.