NewStar Financial

  www.newstarfin.com
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NewStar Financial Reviews

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NewStar Financial Chairman, President, and CEO Timothy J. Conway
Timothy J. Conway
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    Good Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Operations Loan Analyst  in  Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Operations Loan Analyst in Boston, MA

    I worked at NewStar Financial

    Pros

    -Friendly and open environment
    -Great people
    -Relaxed atmosphere
    -Good communication, feedback and evaluation

    Cons

    -Difficult to advance and transfer between departments
    -Work can be monotonous
    -Sometimes there is a lot of work and at times you can spend weeks checking your facebook account
    -Lack of interest in employee training

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Overall, I think the top management was doing a good job. I wish there were more opportunities to learn and acquire new skills.

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NewStar Financial Interviews

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Boston, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 week - interviewed at NewStar Financial in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    First round was a 1 on 1 on campus, followed by a panel interview on at their office in the city. The 1 on 1 was basically a personality test and went over some basic details about my resume and some basic skills. Second round was four 30 minute interview and a one hour assessment test.

    Interview Questions
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Website www.newstarfin.com
Headquarters Boston, MA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (NEWS)
Industry Finance
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

No hot air here: NewStar Financial is in the business of providing small and midsized companies with the capital they need to create a spark. The company provides a variety of loans (primarily secured senior debt) for refinancing, acquisitions, consolidations, and commercial real estate and equipment purchases. Its loans typically range from $5 million to $20 million. NewStar serves clients in industries including retail and consumer products, health care, media and information, and energy. Clients have included TIDI Products, Centerplate, and Media Storm. The company has... More

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