For the 27th episode of #YOBOLive we talk about IB and finance. One of coolest and most sought after domains to work in post b-school, Investment Banking and Finance roles are usually really tough to crack. What are the things you must know to get a summer placement or internship or even a final placement at a leading investment bank? What are the roles you may get to work in? How do you make your CV stand out? What kind of profiles get picked up for IB and finance internships? If these are your questions, this session will have all your answers.
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This week’s #YOBOLive will feature:
Deepa Salvi, BAML PPO, IIM A
Deepa Salvi, is currently pursuing my 2nd year of MBA at IIM Ahmedabad (graduating in April 2021). She ia a CA (batch 2016) and have completed CFA Level 2 (June 2018). Prior to joining IIM A, she worked at Deloitte, Mumbai in the M&A Transaction Services (Financial Due Diligence) department for 26 months covering the BFSI sector. As part of the summer internship at IIM A, Deepa interned at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in their Investment Banking Division for 2 months (April-May 2020).
Yashi Khatri, Bank of America, MDI Gurgaon
Yashi Khatri is currently working as an Investment Banking Analyst at Bank of America. She completed her MBA from MDI, Gurgaon where she specialized in Finance. Yashi interned at a Private Equity firm, Cube Highways, which allowed her to understand the details of IB/PE work and strengthened her interest in this field. She did her graduation in Botany. Her hobbies include dancing and reading. People usually find her with a Kindle in hand.
Neil Ostwal, IIM K, Interned at The Rohatyn Group (Private Equity)
A Chartered Accountant, CFA-L2 Candidate and a B.Com. graduate from Narsee Monjee, Neil Ostwal is currently pursuing the 2nd year of his MBA from IIM Kozhikode. He interned for summers with an international infrastructure focused Private Equity firm, The Rohatyn Group. Pre-MBA, he had extensive experience in transaction advisory, assurance, taxation and capital-markets research. During his time at b-school, he has been a finalist at multiple case competitions, being awarded a PPI from Everest Group and Bajaj Finserv. Neil is also an elected member of the IIM K Students’ Alumni Cell. Academically consistent and passionate about writing, Neil has focused on Finance, Strategy and Marketing at IIMK.
Prasanjan Mitra, IIM B, Avendus
Prasanjan currently is an Associate with the Investment Banking team at Avendus Capital, where he works in the Infrastructure and Real Assets practice. He completed his MBA from IIM Bangalore in 2020, and holds a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT BHU Varanasi, Class of 2018. He has also cleared Level 1 of the CFA program.
Aarush Bansal, SJMSOM IIT B, JPMC PPO Holder
Aarush Bansal is currently pursuing his MBA from Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay. He interned at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and earned a PPO. He heads Finesse – the finance club at college. Prior to MBA, Aarush pursued Engineering from PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, in Computer Science and Engineering, post which he joined Amadeus Software Labs, Bangalore for a couple of years. He likes to play Squash and Badminton.
Prithvi Mohanty, SJMSOM IIT B, Indus Valley Partners
Prithvi is currently pursuing his MBA from Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay. Prior to b-school, he pursued Engineering and worked with Accenture. He interned with Indus Valley Partners as a Business Analyst.
For this session today, Thursday,21st Jan, 8PM, you can look forward to a discussion on:
- The dos and don’ts of getting into a finance role
- how to crack finance interviews
- settling into b-school life
- Starting placement interviews on the right note, just 1-2 months into b-school
- learn about how to maintain a balance between acads and other activities
- get to know about joining clubs and committees at b-school and
- anything else you'd like to know!
You can also jot down your questions related to summer placements here and the most unique/ interesting questions will be featured in the webinar!