Rothschild & Sons Interview Questions

Updated Sep 12, 2014
Updated Sep 12, 2014
19 Interview Reviews

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    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Rothschild & Sons in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed in January 2014 for a summer analyst role. First round interview was mostly fit and a few technical questions toward the end.

    Biggest challenge at XXX internship. What did you do there? Company A with cash flows 20 20 20 30 30 and Company 30 30 30 20 20, which company is will have a higher valuation?

    Interview Questions
    • All questions were equally difficult. Nothing stood out.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Rothschild & Sons.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed for summer analyst position in NY. Got to the final round through Campus Recruiting.Questions were fairly straightforward, a lot of interviews on superday. MDs asks mostly fit questions, while junior bankers asked the technicals.

    Interview Questions
    • What happens to EPS during a repo? Walk me throughout me implications on the financial statements.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Investment Banking Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    They asked your basic technical questions. Seemed friendly and genuinely interested in hiring you. Asked a few fit questions and pretty much asked all the typical interview questions one would expect.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Investment Banking Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Rothschild & Sons in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was a non traditional recruiting school so my first interview was a phone interview. Within a week they invited me up to their superday. There was a cocktail hour the night before and in the morning continental breakfast followed by 4 1on1 interviews with different levels of employees.

    Interview Questions
    • different methods to identifying synergies and how each affect the different statements.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Summer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Rothschild & Sons in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    I applied through their online portal. I had my resume sent to their recruiting department through an employee referral. A few days later head of recruiting reached out to me. After going back and forth over email I set up an interview the following week. I was denied the offer three days after.

    Interview Questions
    • How would the three financial statements be affected by an increase in Depreciation?

      Walk me through a DCF.
        View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at Rothschild & Sons in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    Advice: Know your valuation techniques and how to apply them in the real world from anything such as a street vendor to a multinational steel conglomerate.

    Interview Questions
    • Which company has a higher cost of capital, Wal-Mart or Apple? Why?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    M&A Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Milan (Italy)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milan (Italy)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Rothschild & Sons.

    Interview Details

    Only one interview session with 4 people (analysts, associates and VPs). Few motivational questions (CV presentation, why Rothschild, knowledge of prior M&A transactions adviced by the firm). Technical questions on valuation and accounting topics mainly (DCF, multiples, impact of depreciation or other items on BS, IS and CF), no brain teasers.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Investment Banking Summer Analyst (Intern) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Rothschild & Sons.

    Interview Details

    This was a fast track interview from the spring program - one day containing 2 interviews (with two VPs in each interview) and two tests. Included a 5 minute presentation on a M&A, equity or debt deal of your choice. Interviewers were not harsh, genuinely wanted to find out about you. Came across as good leaders and managers

    Interview Questions
    • Why do 50-50 owned joint ventures tend to be problematic?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Rothschild & Sons.

    Interview Details

    One is interviewed by STAR method.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    M&A Industrial Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Milan (Italy)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milan (Italy)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Rothschild & Sons in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    All in a day process

    Interview Questions
    • they ask me the best multiples for evaluate different kind of company   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

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