William Blair

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Former Employee - Corporate Finance Summer Intern  in  Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Corporate Finance Summer Intern in Chicago, IL

Pros

Best investment bank in Chicago. Most colleagues are nice, and culture is different from NYC firms.

Cons

Not as prestigious as bulge brackets. Analyst turnover is extremely high.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Professional, Collaborative Working Environment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    Pros

    Work Life Balance
    Pleasant Working Environment

    Cons

    not many factors to motivate individuals to go the extra mile; no promotions, standard raises

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Old Boys Club

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    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Chicago, IL

    Pros

    Work across Industry Groups and various product advisory

    Cons

    As an investment banking analyst expect more secretary tasks oppose to finance. In addition, there needs to be a major change in the IT (everyone runs a bit slower here).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    INNOVATION!

    No opinion of CEO
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