Blackmore Partners

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Regret ignoring all the warnings from previous interns

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Former Intern - Associate in Chicago, IL
Former Intern - Associate in Chicago, IL

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

Pros

Great Bond between interns that work there

Cons

All staff are interns with exception of maybe one intern who is paid very little.
Management is extremely ungrateful and pretty sure business practices are illegal.
No deals done in a year or so.
all staff stay for very short period.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Treat interns and executives as humans not animals

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

Blackmore Partners Response

Feb 5, 2015Managing Director

Thank you for your feedback

Management periodically hosts team building and appreciation events to demonstrate their gratitude towards the interns This is the nature of the private equity industry
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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Internship with Blackmore useful if you have no experience in Finance

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    Former Intern - Analyst/Advisor in Chicago, IL
    Former Intern - Analyst/Advisor in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Hands on, first hand transaction experience offered if you remain diligent

    Cons

    No pay, Managing Director is unfamiliar with interns at any given time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Blackmore Partners Response

    Feb 5, 2015Managing Director

    Thank you for your feedback.

    We work in a collaborative environment and are a small firm so everyone learns the names of new interns in a relatively short amount of time. The only instance were a
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  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Analyst

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Blackmore Partners full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    A place you can know something about PE and learn a bit communication.

    Cons

    Whre should I start...Management is a shxt. They don't trust you. They expect you to do stuff all day. You will be doing shxtty work all day. Totally Scam. I just started half month ago and I'm about to quit.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Close the office, plz!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Blackmore Partners Response

    Feb 14, 2015Managing Director

    Thank your for your feedback.

    Our program was modeled after "Junior Achievement. You get out of it what you put in. If you got nothing out of it, likely you did not apply yourself.

    Since
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