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Project Finance vs Corporate Finance

Project finance is the financing of large, long term infrastructure projects. But theoretically, companies can still "corporate finance" an infrastructure project. So what really separates project finance from other types of finance? The answer ... Read More

Project Finance: Free Online Course

Welcome to Wall Street Prep's free online course on Project Finance!  Project finance refers to the funding of large, long term infrastructure projects such as toll roads, airports, renewable energy using a non-recourse financing ... Read More

Impact of TCJA on the Dividends Received Deduction

In addition to the headline impacts of TCJA, a lesser known change affects dividends received deductions ("DRD"). As we discuss in detail in our advanced accounting course, the dividends received deduction ("DRD") exists to ... Read More

Sales & Trading Salary Guide

A sales and trading has a similar comp structure to investment banking, comprised of a base and a bonus. For a sales & trading "Analyst 1" (an analyst's first full year after completing the ... Read More

Investment Banking Managing Director Salary

Managing Directors are at the top of the investment banking food chain.  They are responsible for relationship building with clients and revenue generation for the firm. The investment banking managing director salary (all-in comp) ... Read More

Investment Banking Director Salary

The Investment Banking Director Salary ranges between $500,000-$700,000 at most large ("bulge bracket") investment banks and elite boutiques. The all-in comp is comprised of a base and bonus component: Base salary: $275,000 at most bulge ... Read More

Investment Banking Vice President Compensation

Investment banking Vice Presidents are the next step after associate and before director in the investment banking career path and earn base compensation of $225,000 - $250,000, with bonuses ranging from $200,000 to $400,000 ... Read More

Investment Banking Associate Salary Guide

Investment banking associates are typically hired after business school.  The investment banking associate salary is comprised of a base and a bonus.  For a first year investment banking associate in New York City the ... Read More

Investment Banking Analyst Salary Guide

Investment banking analysts are typically hired straight out of college into a two year program, that sometimes extends to a third year.  The investment banking analyst salary is comprised of a base and a ... Read More

Sales & Trading: Analyst Day In The Life

Follow along for a typical day of a first year Rates Trading Analyst on the Interest Rate Swaps Desk in New York. Rates Trading sits within Fixed Income and would include products such as treasuries, ... Read More


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.