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Mergers and Inquisitions (M&I)

Resources for investment banking

What is the Mergers and Inquisitions website?

Mergers and Inquisitions (M&I) is a website dedicated to helping aspiring professionals get into investment banking and other areas of finance such as private equity, hedge funds, corporate development, equity research, etc.  The site can be a valuable resource for anyone looking to gain knowledge on a wide range of financial modeling, valuation and Excel topics.

CFI believes in providing as many helpful resources to students as possible, and the M&I site should definitely be everyone’s list!

 

mergers and inquisitions (M&I) website

 

How does the website help aspiring professionals?

The Mergers and Inquisitions website offers users a wide range of resources that are designed to help people break into the industry, or move up the ladder if they are already in the industry.

Resource categories include:

  • Articles
  • Videos
  • Coaching
  • Courses – via Breaking Into Wall Street

 

M&I articles and writing style

The articles and blog posts on M&I have a unique style to them and are quite enjoyable to read.  The posts can be a great supplement to the content you’ll find on CFI and many of the articles are written with a lot of personal insight and read like a conversation.

These articles can support the concepts students learn through CFI’s courses on financial modeling, accounting, Excel, and other areas of finance.

 

Financial modeling practices

Being good at financial modeling requires a lot of practice.  For this reason, it can be a good idea to learn from several different sources so you see different styles and approaches to building models and performing analysis in Excel.

CFI courses are designed to stand alone, but if you’re looking for additional financial modeling practice, M&I could be could be a great place to look.

 

Souce: CFI’s M&A modeling template.

 

Additional resources

CFI’s mission is to help you advance your career and become a world-class financial analyst.  With that goal in mind, and in addition to checking out M&I, these additional CFI resources will help you along the way:

  • Financial modeling best practices
  • Types of financial models
  • How to be a great analyst
  • Free Excel course

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