I applied through college or university and 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 Question – What happens to EPS during a repo? Walk me throughout me implications on the financial statements. Answer Question
I applied online and 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 Question – How would the three financial statements be affected by an increase in Depreciation?
Walk me through a DCF. Answer Question
Interviewed at Rothschild & Sons
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 Question – LBO analysis Answer Question
I applied online and 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 Question – different methods to identifying synergies and how each affect the different statements. Answer Question
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 Question – Which company has a higher cost of capital, Wal-Mart or Apple? Why? View Answer
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Rothschild & Sons in November 2013.
Interview Details – All in a day process
Interview Question – they ask me the best multiples for evaluate different kind of company Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Rothschild & Sons in December 2011.
Interview Details – Numerical and logic reasoning tests - one hour each, performed in the training suite in the office
First round interview - with member of HR and investment banking associate
Final round interview - with member of HR and MD
Interview Question – Standard questions in HR interview why do you want to do this, what do you know about us, do you know what you're getting yourself in for, why don't you do consultancy instead?
Technical interview, can you explain the purpose of trading / trans comps, how do you perform them, what are their advantages / disadvantages? how else would you value a company? What excel shortcuts do you know? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Little scope for negotiation
I applied online and the process took 8 weeks - interviewed at Rothschild & Sons.
Interview Details – Invited to interview for 1st round, then you are supposed to take up the second and final round.
Interview Question – Why friends describe you as " something you said"? Te try to grill you on that. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Rothschild & Sons in April 2011.
Interview Details – 2 Interviews on one day
1st with HR, just covering the CV and competency based questions. approx. 30min
2nd interview, senior analyst asking accounting and valuation questions.
Topics covered: WACC, DCF, Multiples, Cash flow calculation and EV adjustments
Talk about current deals and industry developments. Approx. 60min
Basically the interview was straight forward but one needs to answer the questions with confidence. HR interview seemed to be very important. One had to walk through the CV with the ability to answer various questions.
Interview Question – How often and why would someone calculate FCFE instead of FCFF Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation. Fixed salary since it was an intern position.
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