Credit Suisse Investment Banking Associate Interview Questions

Updated Jul 9, 2015
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Investment Banking Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee in West Los Angeles, CA
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Credit Suisse (West Los Angeles, CA) in January 2013.

Interview

Typical networking through MBA program followed by first round on campus and super day in the office. It is critical to do many informational interviews in order to get a first round interview.

Interview Questions

  • Typical technical IB questions, but heavy on leveraged finance   Answer Question

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    Investment Banking Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Credit Suisse (New York, NY) in January 2011.

    Interview

    Attended several events prior to application. Called for superday. Mainly behavioral questions. Interviewed with 2 EDs, 1 VP and 1 MD. Asked about team conflicts, what scares you the most about banking, why raise debt versus equity, two companies with 2 different debt levels - which ones has higher cost of capital

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    Investment Banking Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Credit Suisse in June 2009.

    Interview

    I interviewed in the NY office after graduating from business school. Their offices are nice but not as nice as some other banks. I met with another associate, two VPs, and two MDs. Overall very professional guys. A mix of quant and fit interviews.

    Interview Questions

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    • Tell us a joke.   2 Answers
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    Investment Banking Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Credit Suisse (Zürich (Switzerland)) in June 2015.

    Interview

    I applied online and got a call after 1 month. I had a brief phone interview for 25 minutes, and after that I had a 1:1. The 1:1 was challenging and the were very demanding in their questions.

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