D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm

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    Great place to work for a quant

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    Current Employee - Quantitative Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Quantitative Analyst in New York, NY

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    Extremely Intelligent and hardworking coworkers
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    Great compensation if you contribute
    All around classy organization

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    The food court can be improved (where are my pistachios?)

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D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm Interviews

Updated Dec 24, 2014
Updated Dec 24, 2014

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    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm.

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    Applied through school career website, the process took about a week. I got the first round interview in school. The guy was very nice, he didn't mention anything about the interview in the first 5 mins.

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Hedge Fund of the Year, Risk, 2007

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Website www.deshaw.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1992
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

D. E. Shaw & Co. hopes to find the formula for investment success. The firm, known for its scientific approach to investing, applies quantitative trading strategies, as well as human research and analysis, to manage hedge funds and other investments in both established and emerging markets in North America, Asia, and Europe. It invests in public and private securities, commodities, real estate, and companies involved in technology, health care, and financial services. D. E. Shaw also makes venture capital investments and acquires assets of distressed companies. The company... More

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