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Wall Street Oasis

By Wall Street Oasis

Gain critical career and life insights from the most inspirational members on Wall Street Oasis. Detailed advice around recruiting, interviewing, networking and "day-in-the-life" segments. Even those who've "made it" usually didn't follow a straight path. Join us to hear of the twists and turns of successful professionals across investment banking, private equity, hedge funds, management consulting, prop trading, asset management and more!

  1. 1.
    E138: PE as an Independent Sponsor to M&A Advisor11/26/2020
    44:24
  2. 2.
    E137: This Cheat Code Landed Him in IB and PE from a Non-Target11/12/2020
    1:03:00
  3. 3.
    E136: Wharton to Moelis to Travel and Back11/05/2020
    25:12
  4. 4.
    E135: Ultra High Net Worth Portfolio Management to CorpDev10/29/2020
    53:53
  5. 5.
    E134: Google Strategy + M&A as An Engineer10/22/2020
    35:41
  6. 6.
    E133: Hammers to Big 4 Senior Manager in Real Estate Consulting10/15/2020
    40:54
  7. 7.
    E132: Peace Corps to Private Equity10/08/2020
    53:38
  8. 8.
    E130: Escaping BB Investment Banking to a Hedge Fund of Funds Career08/27/2020
    49:58
  1. 9.
    E129: MM IB to Venture Capital from a Non-target University08/23/2020
    1:01:58
  2. 10.
    E128: Credit Hedge Fund Analyst from VP in High Yield DCM08/20/2020
    34:16
  3. 11.
    E127: Principal in VC from M&A at Lazard08/06/2020
    1:04:31
  4. 12.
    E126: BCG Consultant After Long Road and Giving Back08/02/2020
    52:30
  5. 13.
    E125: CRE Private Equity Associate Chasing Growth07/30/2020
    51:59
  6. 14.
    E124: VP at Goldman in IB Makes it from Trading and Liberal Arts Background07/26/2020
    1:01:30
  7. 15.
    E123: Big Law to Investment Banking VP making $400k+ ...but First Sleeping in His Car07/23/2020
    39:43
  8. 16.
    E122: CLO Structuring at Morgan Stanley to Restructuring Finance at Citi to Buyside at a Family Office07/19/2020
    56:14
  9. 17.
    E121: Enron to Director at Barclays in LevFin/Sponsors Group07/16/2020
    1:09:08
  10. 18.
    E120: PwC Audit -> TAS to M&A Valuations @ F500 -> FinTech Director07/12/2020
    41:57
  11. 19.
    E119: Fund Manager Says No to Goldman Right Out of School07/09/2020
    39:04
  12. 20.
    E118: High School Dropout to Top Masters in London -> Asset Management07/02/2020
    48:45
  13. 21.
    E117: MD in Private Equity Secondaries - The Quant Research Angle06/28/2020
    1:02:07
  14. 22.
    E116: CIO at Private Equity Infrastructure Fund06/25/2020
    54:24
  15. 23.
    E115: Partner in Private Equity with Real Estate IB/PE Background06/21/2020
    1:06:53
  16. 24.
    E114: Engineering to VC to Entrepreneur06/18/2020
    58:43
  17. 25.
    E113: 8 year Hedge Fund Pro takes a Sharp Turn06/14/2020
    1:14:32
  18. 26.
    E112: $3BN Family Office + Ultra High Net Worth Advisory to Venture Capital06/11/2020
    32:50
  19. 27.
    E111: MBB to Private Equity and the Insanity of On-cycle PE Recruiting06/08/2020
    52:40
  20. 28.
    E110: Venture Capital in Tokyo Straight from Undergrad06/04/2020
    54:38
  21. 29.
    E109: Non-target Straight to the Buyside -> Partner at a Growth Equity Fund05/31/2020
    1:07:17
  22. 30.
    E108: McKinsey to Private Equity from a Non-target School (Part 2 of 2)05/28/2020
    1:13:51
  23. 31.
    E107: McKinsey to Private Equity from a Non-target School (Part 1 of 2)05/24/2020
    57:09
  24. 32.
    E106: Non-target -> Morgan Stanley Asset Management -> Building a Consulting Firm05/21/2020
    1:02:43
  25. 33.
    E105: McKinsey Health Specialist to Lazard IB to BioPharma VC05/17/2020
    1:02:11
  26. 34.
    E104: Accounting to IB at RBC and PE at HIG....to Starting His Own Company05/14/2020
    1:16:40
  27. 35.
    E101: Strategy Consulting (Not MBB) to Private Equity Associate05/11/2020
    41:02
  28. 36.
    E103: Partner in Private Equity - The Buyout Market and London to San Francisco05/10/2020
    1:07:20
  29. 37.
    E102: Goldman LevFin Sales to Oaktree High Yield Trading05/07/2020
    1:15:43
  30. 38.
    E100: Credit Suisse IB to First Employee at a Data Analytics Platform04/30/2020
    48:16
  31. 39.
    E99: CFO Services, Equity Research and the Path to Launching Your Own Boutique IB04/26/2020
    1:15:11
  32. 40.
    E98: Kevin Jon - Consulting at Roland Berger in Germany to Head of Startup Accelerator in Shanghai04/23/2020
    55:10
  33. 41.
    E97: Back Office to Booth MBA M7 -> Investment Banking?04/19/2020
    45:15
  34. 42.
    E96: VC Vice President Gets his Break on an Airplane04/16/2020
    1:16:43
  35. 43.
    E95: Former MD in Derivative Sales - APAC Region04/12/2020
    53:01
  36. 44.
    E94: Corporate Turnaround Artistry + Covid-19 Rocks Economies Worldwide04/09/2020
    39:40
  37. 45.
    E93: Long-Short HF to Farmland Startup AcreTrader04/06/2020
    53:09
  38. 46.
    E92: BB IB Associate in London from Pre-MBA Consulting04/02/2020
    56:26
  39. 47.
    E91: John LeFevre of @GSElevator Joins the WSO Pod03/29/2020
    50:08
  40. 48.
    E90: VC Principal Kunal Mehta and His Many Leaps03/26/2020
    45:31
  41. 49.
    E89: Director in Business Development in Private Equity from Compliance03/22/2020
    51:55
  42. 50.
    E88: Quant at a Bulge Bracket Bank with The Right Skills03/19/2020
    49:32
  43. 51.
    E87: Healthcare M&A at Piper to Co-founding a startup -> VC Associate03/15/2020
    38:46
  44. 52.
    E86: Goldman M&A in Paris -> Private Equity -> Tech Startup03/12/2020
    1:13:35
  45. 53.
    E85: Impact Investing (ESG) at Barclays03/08/2020
    49:28
  46. 54.
    E84: Veteran to Insurance Sales to Entrepreneur03/05/2020
    24:14
  47. 55.
    E83: Medical School to Top Consulting Firm as Life Science Specialist03/01/2020
    19:49
  48. 56.
    E82: Sports Finance from a VP at Goldman Sachs02/28/2020
    46:33
  49. 57.
    E81: Goldman -> MD/MBA from Wharton -> McKinsey -> Healthcare Growth Equity02/23/2020
    40:36
  50. 58.
    E80: Arizona State to Bulge Bracket IB -> Growth Equity02/20/2020
    1:03:47
  51. 59.
    E79: From FLDP -> Investment Banking -> The Buyside02/16/2020
    34:13
  52. 60.
    E78: Bear Stearns Survivor to Renewable Energy Expert02/13/2020
    42:26
  53. 61.
    E77: Late to Recruit for IB -> Jump to Internal Strategy at a BB02/09/2020
    44:35
  54. 62.
    E76: Prop Trading Burnout in 2008 to IB Bulge Bracket and Corp Dev M&A Executive02/06/2020
    44:26
  55. 63.
    E75: Non-target in US -> MSF in Europe -> BB IB in London -> L/S Hedge Fund02/02/2020
    45:19
  56. 64.
    E74: Partner in FinTech VC and the 30 Year Relationship01/30/2020
    46:27
  57. 65.
    E73: Lazard Private Fund Advisory to Head of Investor Relations at Searchlight Capital01/26/2020
    59:59
  58. 66.
    E72: Principal in Private Equity - "Do This as Much as You Can"01/23/2020
    1:00:32
  59. 67.
    E71: Non-target to BB IB Analyst -> Bain Venture Associate -> HBS -> VC Partner01/19/2020
    58:23
  60. 68.
    E70: Goldman IB Associate Makes the Leap to Private Equity01/16/2020
    40:49
  61. 69.
    E69: Classical Musician to Hedge Funds and Venture Capital01/12/2020
    54:15
  62. 70.
    E68: LevFin Analyst at JP Morgan from Middle Office... to Tennis Pro?!01/09/2020
    56:10
  63. 71.
    E67: James McKinney and The Startup Story01/05/2020
    56:24
  64. 72.
    E66: LevFin Pro Gives us a Lesson in Mezzanine Financing01/02/2020
    49:40
  65. 73.
    E65: The ULTRA High Net Worth Game at Top Asset Managers12/29/2019
    1:10:06
  66. 74.
    E64: Former Lazard M&A Associate and the Entrepreneurial Itch12/26/2019
    58:28
  67. 75.
    E63: Mckinsey to BCG to Freelance Lifestyle Design - Paul Millerd's Story12/22/2019
    1:00:24
  68. 76.
    E62: Healthcare Strategy Consulting in the UK from a Hard Science Degree12/19/2019
    29:22
  69. 77.
    E61: Crazy Bonuses Lead to Early Associate Promote at a Bulge Bracket IB12/15/2019
    48:13
  70. 78.
    E60: $140,000 of Debt, Graduating in 2009? No problem.12/12/2019
    47:40
  71. 79.
    E59: Tax at Big 4 -> 15 Years Out of Work -> Investment Banking Associate12/08/2019
    40:35
  72. 80.
    E58: Non-target to Credit Analyst at a Bulge Bracket Investment Bank12/05/2019
    1:00:10
  73. 81.
    E57: One Quant, 3 HF Failures, 4 Pivots and $550,00012/01/2019
    42:35
  74. 82.
    E56: LMM Private Equity from a Non-target + Commercial Banking11/28/2019
    28:41
  75. 83.
    E55: $60k to $500k in Just 4 Years. The Path to Head of Equity Derivatives11/24/2019
    55:06
  76. 84.
    E54: Associate Partner in M&A Strategy at Top Consulting Firm11/21/2019
    52:22
  77. 85.
    E53: Boutique IB Horror: $1k/mo working 100 Hour Weeks and a Toxic Culture11/18/2019
    1:14:53
  78. 86.
    E52: Goldman IB to CRE Private Equity. Optimize for This.11/14/2019
    1:00:11
  79. 87.
    E51: Lost Student to Director at a Fortune 20. Finding His Niche in Enterprise Architecture11/12/2019
    48:38
  80. 88.
    E50: Engineer to Big 4 Consulting Post MBA11/07/2019
    47:05
  81. 89.
    E49: PhD to McKinsey. The Pivot from Academia and Case Interview Tips11/03/2019
    35:50
  82. 90.
    E48: Private Equity Post MBA with Only Consulting and IB Experience? Nah, Get Out of Here!10/31/2019
    1:08:54
  83. 91.
    E47: Sales & Trading at Nomura to Start-up Entrepreneur.... Humble and Eager10/27/2019
    40:18
  84. 92.
    E46: Moving to Chile, Learning Spanish and Breaking into Investment Banking10/24/2019
    51:44
  85. 93.
    E45: Former VP at Morgan Stanley Shares Her Story (Part 2 of 2)10/20/2019
    43:02
  86. 94.
    E44: Former VP @ Morgan Stanley Shares Her Story (Part 1 of 2)10/17/2019
    32:33
  87. 95.
    E43: Big 4 Audit to Big 4 Strategy in Alternative Investments10/14/2019
    32:07
  88. 96.
    E42: Real Estate Analyst Investing in Education10/10/2019
    42:39
  89. 97.
    E41: Investment Banking Associate from Big 4 Audit10/06/2019
    28:24
  90. 98.
    E40: Private Equity Hostage Situation10/03/2019
    1:05:57
  91. 99.
    E39: FX and Bond Trader to VP in Capital Markets09/29/2019
    51:06
  92. 100.
    E38: Bulge Bracket IB Analyst and Co-Founder of a Startup....At the Same Time?! (Part 2 of 2)09/26/2019
    34:00
  93. 101.
    E37: Bulge Bracket IB Analyst and Co-Founder of a Startup....At the Same Time?! (Part 1 of 2)09/24/2019
    44:21
  94. 102.
    E36: NFL to VP in Investment Banking09/15/2019
    52:17
  95. 103.
    E35: 3 Years as an IB Analyst at a BB -> Private Equity09/12/2019
    25:26
  96. 104.
    E34: FLDP to a Senior FP&A Analyst at a PE Backed Company - IB Not the Only Game in Town09/05/2019
    45:48
  97. 105.
    E33: Big4 TAS to Investment Banking Associate making $300,00009/01/2019
    52:39
  98. 106.
    E32: Bombing Multiple Investment Banking Super Days... But Still Making It from a Non-Target School08/29/2019
    59:57
  99. 107.
    E31: Physical Trading Millionaire - From Scheduler to Commodity Trader at a Hedge Fund08/25/2019
    51:58
  100. 108.
    E30: Goldman IB to HF Investor to Entrepreneur08/22/2019
    27:41
  101. 109.
    E29: A Quick $10,000 in A Few Weeks - Former ER Associate Shares His Story08/18/2019
    45:19
  102. 110.
    E28: Truck Driver to Prop Trader - How He Broke into An Elite Prop Shop Against Ivy League Competition and a 2.9 GPA08/15/2019
    1:14:29
  103. 111.
    E27: Homeless, Broke and Made it into IB at a Bulge Bracket08/11/2019
    29:36
  104. 112.
    E26: Non-target to Private Equity - "It's a Presence" (Part 2 of 2)08/08/2019
    33:30
  105. 113.
    E25: Non-target to Private Equity - "It's a Presence" (Part 1 of 2)08/04/2019
    46:37
  106. 114.
    E24: The Impatient VC Associate - Until This Happened08/01/2019
    58:49
  107. 115.
    E23: Commodity Trading and Alternative Investment Guru Stays Flexible07/28/2019
    38:49
  108. 116.
    E22: Blackstone: Quitting Early to join a Startup Hedge Fund - "Stop Chasing Prestige"07/25/2019
    55:47
  109. 117.
    E21: VP at Bulge Bracket in Fixed Income Leverages His MBA Network07/21/2019
    25:58
  110. 118.
    E20: No Return Offer from a Bulge Bracket Bank in London and Unemployed. Now What?07/18/2019
    39:44
  111. 119.
    E19: 2.8 GPA to Goldman to Hedge Fund Analyst in Hong Kong07/12/2019
    29:48
  112. 120.
    E18: From the Navy to Real Estate Investment Banking07/11/2019
    20:26
  113. 121.
    E17: Landing in Private Equity from Big 4 Consulting... Say What?!07/08/2019
    54:45
  114. 122.
    E16: M&A Corporate Development from a Non-Target University07/05/2019
    21:39
  115. 123.
    E15: Side Door to Investment Banking07/02/2019
    23:57
  116. 124.
    E14: Quant out of Water. From Italy to the Netherlands... to finding a home at a bulge bracket bank in Zurich as a Quantitative Modeler07/01/2019
    30:51
  117. 125.
    E13: Bulge Bracket IB Analyst -> MM in Lev Finance -> Private Equity06/25/2019
    48:31
  118. 126.
    E12: Private Equity Analyst Straight from Undergrad06/17/2019
    42:44
  119. 127.
    E11: Academia to Lead Data Scientist at Top Consulting Firm06/14/2019
    20:33
  120. 128.
    E10: Fundraising for Private Equity - Cap Intro & IR Career Paths06/10/2019
    51:47
  121. 129.
    E9: Big 4 -> Army Officer -> Jumping Out of Plane and Almost Dying ->Top MBA06/07/2019
    41:44
  122. 130.
    E8: Barclays Investment Banking to MM Private Equity06/05/2019
    29:44
  123. 131.
    E7: Germany -> IB in London -> PE in London - The Importance of Authenticity05/31/2019
    53:09
  124. 132.
    E6: From a Non-target School to Big-4 Consulting Advisory05/30/2019
    31:22
  125. 133.
    E5: Born to Trade: Head of Macro Strategy Shares His Story05/27/2019
    33:07
  126. 134.
    E4: Africa -> BB Investment Banking in London -> M&A Corporate Development for a Tech Startup05/22/2019
    38:57
  127. 135.
    E3: Private Equity in China...as a Foreigner05/20/2019
    33:20
  128. 136.
    E2: Madrid -> London -> Buyside - FoF Infrastructure05/15/2019
    20:21
  129. 137.
    E1: Implementation Consulting Associate05/13/2019
    20:10

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