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Oaktree Capital Chairman & Principal Howard Marks
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    Great Company Depending On Department...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Oaktree Capital full-time (more than an year)


    Great benefits and Pay
    Respectful to lower ranks overall


    Depending on what department you're in, there are still those much feared bullying issues. Applicants must ask the questions and make sure during interview that they are compatible with the team they will be working with.

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    Be more fair to all- not just higher ranked/tenured individuals...one day the lower ranked employees could surpass the higher ranked one in skills, worth, and tenure so don't judge the situation by simple factors like who's been there longer and who has more experience.

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Oaktree Capital Interviews

Updated Aug 24, 2014
Updated Aug 24, 2014

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    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Oaktree Capital.

    Interview Details

    I learned about this job through a friend of mine. Got a phone interview which didn't go well - HR said "we need someone with finance experience," even though this is a marketing job, not finance. My contact complained and I got an in-person interview. It was all day - 9 am to 3 pm with no breaks - meeting with 8 people and taking 2 hours worth of "tests" - writing, analysis, etc. After all that, got a call from HR saying "we need someone with finance experience."

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Website www.oaktreecapital.com
Headquarters Los Angeles, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1995
Type Company - Public (OAK)
Industry Finance
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Oaktree Capital Group seeks to capitalize on market inefficiencies. The company specializes in credit and contrarian value-oriented investments such as distressed debt, corporate debt, convertible securities, real estate, private equity, power infrastructure, and listed equities in emerging markets. Founded in 1995, Oaktree Capital has more than $80 billion of assets under management from investors such as corporations, public funds, foundations, endowments, mutual funds, insurance firms, and private clients. The firm has more than a dozen offices in the US, Asia, and... More

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