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.
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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:
2012 Stanford PE MBA Presentation //