What senior bankers say, and what senior bankers mean

What senior bankers say, and what senior bankers mean

Do you understand banker euphemisms? Thought not. 

I left behind my career in banking, PE and the Big Four for a social media start-up. Here’s why

I left behind my career in banking, PE and the Big Four for a social media start-up. Here’s why

If you find yourself torn between personal and professional decisions, take a deep breath and go boldly where your passion lies, even if it's a startup. 

Lori Beer, J.P. Morgan’s investment bank CIO on fintech, funky offices and not being “one of the guys”

Lori Beer, J.P. Morgan’s investment bank CIO on fintech, funky offices and not being “one of the guys”

Meet the woman leading a team of 10,000 technologists in J.P. Morgan's investment bank. 

I moved to Singapore to study and then got a banking job there. Here’s how I did it

I moved to Singapore to study and then got a banking job there. Here’s how I did it

When Yong Gao graduated from ESSEC's Master in Finance programme, he ended up with a new job in a new city. 

12 top U.S. fintech incubators and accelerators you need to know about

12 top U.S. fintech incubators and accelerators you need to know about

With so many venture capitalists willing to throw money at financial technology startups, now could be a good time to look into fintech incubators.

Barclays’ ex-ECM chief on how to make your own boutique work

Barclays’ ex-ECM chief on how to make your own boutique work

Julian Macedo, the former co-head of CEEMEA equity capital markets at Barclays, says the worst thing you can do is compete against big banks. 

Investment banking, PE, Google or fintech: Which would you choose?

Investment banking, PE, Google or fintech: Which would you choose?

Ana Sirbu went from Harvard to UBS to Silver Lake to a financial technology startup, then joined Google and got promoted before jumping back to fintech.

Rubbing shoulders with Tidjane Thiam at Credit Suisse opened my eyes to new career options

Rubbing shoulders with Tidjane Thiam at Credit Suisse opened my eyes to new career options

I realized I want to work in a strategic management function at a bank after interning at Credit Suisse and speaking at the WEF in Davos.

“You’re leaving? Here’s a 20% pay rise.” Buybacks are BACK

“You’re leaving? Here’s a 20% pay rise.” Buybacks are BACK

Good juniors are hard to find and banks don't want to see them go. Senior staff are a different matter. 

I was addicted to my banking job. Here’s how I broke the habit

I was addicted to my banking job. Here’s how I broke the habit

"I got on the hedonic treadmill in 1999 when I joined Lehman Brothers. I stayed there for 18 years."

Goldman Sachs associate discovers perfect IBD exit strategy

Goldman Sachs associate discovers perfect IBD exit strategy

Julian Beckh may have nailed the perfect exit from an investment banking division. And no, it doesn't involve joining the buy-side. 

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