Thomas Weisel Partners
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www.tweisel.com San Francisco, CA 150 to 499 Employees

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Running on Empty

Managing Director (Former Employee)
San Francisco, CA

ProsName recognition is good. Headquarters in San Francisco. Boutique size firm. There are pockets of intelligent, hard working people within the firm.

ConsDisconnect between upper management and front lines. Management decisions concerning growth opportunities and direction of firm are questionable. Small market capitalization inhibits ability to compete with larger rivals. Lack of IPO's over the last two years has highlighted TWPG's dependence on deal flow. Th

Advice to Senior ManagementUnwind the horrendous Westwind Partners deal and get back to core competancies...trading stocks and investment banking. TWPG spent way too much capital for near nothing in return.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Pros: Smaller than large firms typically means you get more exposure… Cons: Senior management leaves something to be desired which lead me… Advice to Senior Management: Focus more long term strategy for the firm, invest in young in… More
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    Great place to work.

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    I worked at Thomas Weisel Partners


    Pros: I worked at TWP straight out of college. While many banks and consulting firms describe themselves as having a collegiate atmosphere, TWP actually lives… Cons: This may seem like an obvious observation but trust me, it’ll hit you after your first week of working at home. Consider this: your buddies… Advice to Senior Management: Be more straightforward. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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