NewStar Financial Reviews

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NewStar Financial Chairman, President, and CEO Timothy J. Conway
Timothy J. Conway
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    Former Employee - Operations Loan Analyst in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Operations Loan Analyst in Boston, MA

    I worked at NewStar Financial

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


    -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 Management

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

NewStar Financial Interviews

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at NewStar Financial (Boston, MA) in November 2011.


    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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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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