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Consulting Cover Letter Tips, Hacks, Requirements & Examples
If you’re applying for consulting positions at prestigious firms like McKinsey, Bain & BCG, then you may be wondering how to write a consulting cover letter. The best consulting cover letters connect your past experiences with the values of the company you’re applying to. The general format is to have an opening, 3 or 4 […]
A Guide to The Big 4 Accounting / Consulting Firms (Incl. Rankings & Salary)
Who are The Big 4? Why do people call them that? And which one is the best to work in? “The Big 4” are Deloitte, EY, PWC and KPMG and they are grouped together because they’re similar in size and are generally equally able to provide a wide array of business services including audit, assurance, […]
Mergers v Acquisitions: What’s the Difference?
Mergers and acquisitions are the life blood of investment banking divisions. Anyone working in M&A will inevitably be asked to do both. But what’s the difference? When should a company choose one over the other and how does the investment bank decide on a valuation? 1. Mergers A Merger takes place when two organisations come […]
How to Value a Company (2020) : DCFs, Multiples and Comps
Valuation is the process of deriving the currently projected worth of an asset or a company. There are many different methods used to produce valuations, and often they have different values. Therefore, it is essential to use the right technique for valuation when evaluating a particular company. Valuations are a vital part of an analyst’s […]
Top 10 Investment Banks (2020)
There are hundreds of investment banks worldwide, but each bank is different based on many categories, including revenue, total employees, global presence, and market share. The top investment banks are generally viewed as those with the highest numbers across the different categories. This article will provide a brief description of each of the top ten […]
What is Equity Research?
Equity research is the backdrop of any investment activity. If an investment is a theatrical performance, equity research would be what goes on backstage. It is usually conducted by a team of associates (junior researchers), headed by an analyst (senior researcher), the aim of this type of research is to advice on buying, selling and/or […]
What do Traders Really do?
Most people know that trading involves some sort of exchange of stock. In fact, traders trade securities. Securities are either equity—which provides ownership rights to holders. Debt—essentially loans repaid with periodic payments. Or hybrids—which combine aspects of debt and equity. This is what differentiates it from investing. Typical investing only deals with equity. The other […]
Consulting Presentation Skills Course (Best in 2021)
In this article, we take a look at 2021’s leading course for consulting presentation skills. Heinrich Rusche’s “Business Presentation Skills” is a superb product for anyone looking to learn the skills required to be a consultant at a leading firm. Alternatively, it also provides expert insights for those who are looking to enhance their general […]
What do Investment Bankers Actually do?
Most people attribute the role of an investment bank to general corporate and financial advice. In fact they do a lot money. They raise capital, invest capital and advise corporations on the strategic management of capital. The first step to understanding is to learn about the banks themselves. What is an investment bank? Investment banks […]