Posts by Sarah Butcher

A ranking of frustrated M&A bankers

A ranking of frustrated M&A bankers

M&A bankers are not having an especially good year. It's only May, and already $1.2bn of revenues that should have been earned on successful M&A deals have been…

70 top banking interview questions and how to answer them

70 top banking interview questions and how to answer them

Want to make sure you're prepared for your banking interview? Here's our most comprehensive list of questions ever.

Morning Coffee: Goldman Sachs leaking staff while J.P. Morgan stays solid. Compliance leader bored of job

Morning Coffee: Goldman Sachs leaking staff while J.P. Morgan stays solid. Compliance leader bored of job

Goldman Sachs' redundancies are starting to become a regular affair. And, sometimes compliance careers go on too long.

Another bank cuts deep into research as Goldman, Credit Suisse hire

Another bank cuts deep into research as Goldman, Credit Suisse hire

A bank that promised big hiring has taken the opposite tack. And Goldman and Credit Suisse are hiring senior researchers ahead of MiFID II.

Morning Coffee: SocGen’s superlative fixed income traders will lose out anyway. How it is when Goldman loves you

Morning Coffee: SocGen’s superlative fixed income traders will lose out anyway. How it is when Goldman loves you

Something went very right for fixed income traders at SocGen last quarter. They still can't expect any reprieve.

Ex-director at BAML now devoting self entirely to life of Freemasonry

Ex-director at BAML now devoting self entirely to life of Freemasonry

A senior banker just became a senior Freemason. Conspiracy theorists, eat your hearts out.

Now Credit Suisse is laying off equities professionals too

Now Credit Suisse is laying off equities professionals too

Credit Suisse is said to have made up to 50 equities professionals redundant in London.

Morning Coffee: 96%+ of the people applying for any finance job are no good. Goldman Sachs as an elite CV signifier

Morning Coffee: 96%+ of the people applying for any finance job are no good. Goldman Sachs as an elite CV signifier

You're applying for a finance job? The good news is that most of the competing candidates are useless. 

Deutsche Bank discovers how to get paid more at Credit Suisse

Deutsche Bank discovers how to get paid more at Credit Suisse

Deutsche Bank's analysts identified this trick for getting paid more at Credit Suisse.

The unsafe places at UBS, BNP Paribas and HSBC

The unsafe places at UBS, BNP Paribas and HSBC

You possibly don't want to work here now.

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