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Buy Side Research Career Profile

Buy side research overview The buy side research division of an asset management firm is responsible for generating investment recommendations to be used in internally managed funds and portfolios.  A career in research is very demanding with associates/analysts often working 70+ hour weeks.  There is a lot of competition for positions, the compensation is solid,…

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Private Equity Career Profile

Private equity career overview Private equity (PE) is a common career progression for investment bankers (IB).  Analysts in IB often dream of “graduating” to the buy side, where they are many advantages but hours are still extremely long and require extensive financial modeling work.  Some roles in private equity are less client facing/sales oriented than…

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