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Updated Aug 16, 2014
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M&A Analyst Interview

M&A Analyst
Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at BNP Paribas in July 2014.

Interview Details – 4 interviews with one junior level one and three senior level ones, in two times, last about 40 mins per person. first confirmed through email and video conference call as I am not currently in the city.

Interview Question – Several typical technical questions, not really very difficult, understanding on the local market, motivation   Answer Question

No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Executive Interview


I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at BNP Paribas.

Interview Details – jus normal question abt the investment banking. and full details abt the project and personal info!! first round is GD abt mutual fund and second round with the hr and final round is techincal

Interview Question – totally in depth for the final round   Answer Question

Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Summer Interview


Interviewed at BNP Paribas

Interview Details – Interned at the CIB department, however dealing with settlements. Also managed the reception duties at the mailroom. Good exposure to the trade finance operations structure as well as documents involved ( Letter of Credit etc)
Great working culture, flat hierarchy, excellent working environment fostered with supportive and inspiring colleagues.
Don't usually have to OT, even for full timers

Interview Question – Nothing out of the box - basic resume-related questions, behavioural questions   Answer Question

No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Intern In M&A Interview

Intern In M&A

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at BNP Paribas in January 2013.

Interview Details – first step is a quickly phone interview. after that the process continue with two interviews, the first was one hour interview with the hr and second was with three associates.

No Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Software Developer Interview

Software Developer
Chennai (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at BNP Paribas in February 2014.

Interview Details – college placement..
interview process..
    very easy qns go to it helps me a lot..
2.technical interview
     i have choosen sql(u can choose either sql or java ).
3.technical interview

Interview Question – it was very basic..nothing difficult   Answer Question

Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Senior Analyst Interview

Senior Analyst

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at BNP Paribas.

Interview Details – Very easy as their scope of intellectual talents are limited for long term employee who cannot work elsewhere. Just maintain positive attitude and show an interest and you would be fine as long as you appear sufficiently unthreatening to their positions.

Negotiation Details – I did not challenge the offered amount. Very fast and closed in a few days.

No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Director Interview

Paris (France)

I applied in-person - interviewed at BNP Paribas in January 2010.

Interview Details – Internal process
First contact
Referral from manager
Second contact with head of hr
Interview being conducted with Visio conference
Selection after 2 months"".....................................relocation (moving taking in charge by HR) and new position"......................
Great management on the career side.
Great experience

No Offer

Negative Experience

Difficult Interview

Analyst Interview

Zürich (Switzerland)

I interviewed at BNP Paribas in August 2013.

Interview Details – It was a very short interview with an impatient woman who seemed to be distracted by other things. I believe I was under-qualified for the job, that's why. But still everyone deserves a chance and I thought my innate qualities were more important than my resume or degrees. I realize I was nervous and intimidated which probably didn't help. Confidence is very important when interviewing with banking institutions.

Interview Question – They asked me about a valuation method that I didn't understand and hadn't learned in school.   View Answer

No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Sales Analyst Interview

Sales Analyst
Tokyo (Japan)

I applied online - interviewed at BNP Paribas in December 2013.

Interview Details – Applied online, passed the first interview (group interview, 3 people). Questions were petty basic. Why do you want to work at BNP Paribas? What are your strengths? Where do you see yourself in 10 years? The first interview was in Japanese.
The second interview was double, one with a trader, the other one with a sales person. Both in English. Questions: How do you think you will fit here? What are your weak points? What do you study in university? What was your biggest failure, etc.

Interview Question – Who is the person you admire and why?   Answer Question

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Commercial Interview

Madrid (Spain)

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at BNP Paribas in September 2011.

Interview Details – Sorry for my English:
Short interview on time, at the offices of the company in which I was asked by my previous post (I was still working at another company) I asked for my skills with staff, salary and explanation of the new post.
They were friendly, direct and 3 hours they called me that he had got the job

Interview Question – No tough questions I had was a nice chat   Answer Question

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