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Getting a Job in Private Equity: Behind the Scenes Insight into How Private Equity Funds Hire

Getting a Job in Private Equity: Behind the Scenes Insight into How Private Equity Funds Hire

Brian Korb, Aaron Finkel

ISBN: 978-1-119-19787-4

Oct 2015

224 pages

Description

If you're seriously considering a career in private equity, you have to become familiar with how firms hire. With Getting a Job in Private Equity, you'll gain invaluable insights that will allow you to stay one step ahead of other individuals looking to secure a position in this field. Here, you'll discover what it takes to make it in PE from different entry points, what experience is needed to set yourself up for a position, and what can be done to improve your chances of landing one of these limited opportunities.

Preface v

Acknowledgments viii

About the Authors ix

Chapter I Getting Started 1

Chapter II Out of Undergrad 19

Chapter III Pre-MBA 25

Chapter IV Out of Business School 59

Chapter V Post Graduate School: Experienced Deal/Advisory Professionals 89

Chapter VI Post Graduate School: Experienced Non-Deal/Advisory Professionals 97

Chapter VII Breaking into Venture Capital 103

Chapter VIII Working at Fund of Funds, Hybrid Funds & Secondary Funds 129

Chapter IX Finding the Right Fit 145

Chapter X The Resume 155

Chapter XI The Interview 161

Chapter XII Compensation 177

Chapter XIII Working with a Recruiter 181

Chapter XIV On the Job: What to Expect 185

Appendix A Resources 193

Appendix B Sample Resumes 198