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BOCI Reviews

Updated January 19, 2015
Updated January 19, 2015
13 Reviews
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  1.  

    Nice place to work at

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at BOCI as an intern

    Pros

    Good colleagues and nice location

    Cons

    Salary is not so high compared to large local foreign investment banks

    Recommends
  2.  

    Typical Chinese Investment Bank

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BOCI

    Pros

    Good brand value
    Good deal flow

    Cons

    Not similar to foreign investment banking working style as usually no pitching is needed to get a deal

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Strive to become a truly global investment bank like Nomura

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Nice colleague, not so competitive.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BOCI

    Pros

    Relatively low barrier of entry

    Cons

    Very low starting salary and low promotion

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  5.  

    PB Summer Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at BOCI as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment.
    Strong Emerging Markets (especially China) in terms of product and research coverage

    Cons

    Diversity may not be as great as some firms

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Analyst, Investment Banking

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Summer Analyst in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Intern - Summer Analyst in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I have been working at BOCI as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Get some experience about Chinese Investment Bank

    Cons

    Not much work, low paid

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat interns well

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    trainee at BOCI

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Trainee in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Intern - Trainee in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I worked at BOCI as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    get access to i banking industry with senior professionals' help. good experience. flexible schedual. have good time with employee as thet are all friendly.

    Cons

    prolong working time. however not at the center of the market. bit old fassioned way. low pay. low working efficiency. nasty english translation for the research papers. have no idea why should be translated from chinese to english weekly rather than a direct english version.

    Doesn't Recommend
  8.  

    Associate for 6 years

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BOCI

    Pros

    Excellent bonus
    People are nice
    Some systems technology is new.

    Cons

    May feel boring for same job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Check salary from current market.

    Doesn't Recommend
  9.  

    Good experience for entry level analyst

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Investment Banking Summer Analyst in Central District (Hong Kong)
    Current Intern - Investment Banking Summer Analyst in Central District (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at BOCI as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Very good work-life balance compared with the industry. Engaged in team and projects. Encouraged to lear and do things independently. Perk is good.

    Cons

    Promotion is a little bit slower

    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Investment Analyst

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BOCI

    Pros

    Good work life balance with reasonable pays

    Cons

    Complex corporate structure make the decision process slow

  11.  

    Perfect work-life balance, nice boss

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst
    Former Employee - Analyst

    I worked at BOCI

    Pros

    it has perfect work-life balance, nice boss can give lots of advices and they are very nice, hours is better than other investment banks i think.

    Cons

    the pay is low, some teams are small and many collegues are on project. the working environment is sometime too quiet

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think they are perfect. If the compensation can be higher, then it will be greater from a employee point of view

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