Tag: Investment banker

Five reasons why you should want to be an investment banker

Five reasons why you should want to be an investment banker

You won’t have a great work-life balance, that’s for sure, but you have a few other things to look forward to.

Morgan Stanley’s new IB MENA chief on the importance of keeping your head down during a crisis

Morgan Stanley’s new IB MENA chief on the importance of keeping your head down during a crisis

When Morgan Stanley unveiled its list of new managing directors there were a lot of New York investment bankers, a good proportion of women and an unusually high…

A day in the life of a middle-market investment banker

A day in the life of a middle-market investment banker

When you think of investment banking, you likely conjure up images of large, rather faceless Wall Street firms. Truth be told, that's only one side of the business.…

“I’m an Italian entrepreneur. Here’s why I come to London to boost my business skills”

“I’m an Italian entrepreneur. Here’s why I come to London to boost my business skills”

I’m already a successful businessman, but every year I travel from Italy to London to boost my finance and leadership skills. This is why.

Diary of an IBD intern: There is a strange, upbeat, mood on the desk

Diary of an IBD intern: There is a strange, upbeat, mood on the desk

It's week three and I’m definitely beginning to feel more settled at the bank and in my team. The day-to-day work routine is kind of starting to lose…

GUEST COMMENT: If you’re going on an international assignment, you need to think about its ending at the beginning

GUEST COMMENT: If you’re going on an international assignment, you need to think about its ending at the beginning

Agreeing to be seconded overseas to work as an investment banker may seem like a great opportunity. Often it is, but it needs to be approached from a…