I know a lot of people reading this work in private equity or are looking to get into private equity. Below is a recent presentation from Stanford MBA’s program about the private equity industry. If you want to skip to the end of the document it takes about compensation there based on years of experience and firm size.
Three quick notes.
1. I wanted to post this article today but realize that I have much more to add. I am going to add more information and make another article about how to get a buyside job in the financial industry.
Einhorn’s FOF Re-positions Portfolio, Makes New Seed Investment In Year Marked By “Speculative Exuberance”
It has not just been rough year for David Einhorn's own fund. Einhorn's Greenlight Masters fund of hedge funds was down 3% net for the first half of 2020, matching the S&P 500's return for those six months. In his August letter to investors, which was reviewed by ValueWalk, the Greenlight Masters team noted that Read More
2. I am not trying to self promote or sound mean, but please do not email me (I get 100 emails a day and I try to respond to all of them in a timely manner) to ask for a job or how to get one in the private equity (or eslewhere in the industry), unless you are an analyst working at a mutual fund, hedge fund, Private Equity firm, bank prop desk, large asset management firm (i.e. Putnam, BlackRock, Fidelity,), or swf and want to join SumZero. If you or your friend match that criteria and want to work in private equity or at a hedge fund email me jacob (at)sumzero.com
2. I will give some advice which I gave a college student today about breaking into the industry: