Lists of Finance Companies

Lists of the players in the capital markets, finance & accounting

List of Investment Banks

Investment Banks List Our students often want to know who the largest investment banks in the world are so they can develop their employer target list (check out our free guide on how to get a job in investment banking).  In an effort to always help you advance your career we’ve compiled a catalog of...

Boutique Investment Banks

What are Boutique Investment Banks? The boutique investment bank is different from its largest cousin, the bulge bracket investment bank, when it comes to size and services offered. Bulge bracket investment banks are often national or global in scale and offer a full range of financial services. In contrast, a boutique investment bank may only...

Bulge Bracket Investment Banks

List of bulge bracket investment banks: Bank of America Merrill Lynch Barclays Capital Citi Credit Suisse Deutsche Bank Goldman Sachs J.P. Morgan Morgan Stanley UBS What are bulge bracket investment banks? The “bulge bracket” consists of the world’s largest global investment banks who serve clients that consist of governments, large corporations, and institutions. They provide both advisory and underwriting services, as well as equity research, sales &...

Middle Market Investment Banks

What are Middle Market Investment Banks? Middle market investment banks are financial institutions or intermediaries that deal mostly with mid-market firms, specifically for raising debt or equity capital as well as mergers and acquisitions. Middle market firms are mid-size businesses having annual revenues from $10M up to $500M and 100 to 2000 employees. Some of...

Top 10 Private Equity Firms

Private equity firms Private Equity (PE) is an asset class and investing style that consists of buying operating companies that are private and not publicly traded.  Common strategies within P.E. include leveraged buyouts (LBO), venture capital, growth capital, distressed investments and mezzanine capital. Typically, a PE firm will be looking firms that are undervalued so that...

List of Target Schools

What are target schools? Target schools are the main universities investment banks recruit from.  The reason they are called target school is because the banks actively “target” their students by holding information sessions on campus and traveling to the school to conduct first round interviews. Below is a non-exhaustive list of target school, separated into...

TMT Investment Banking

What is TMT investment banking? TMT Stands for Technology, Media and Telecommunications, so the TMT investment banking group covers clients in that industry.  Investment banking services provided to these clients include equity and debt capital raising, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, risk management and other advisory mandates. The TMT is rapidly growing, and is becoming a nice target...