Marathon Asset Management

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Updated November 13, 2014
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  1. Mixed Bag

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Marathon Asset Management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Smart, Driven people. Leaders are very intelligent. The COO is the best at what he does, easy t work with

    Cons

    Very ego driven. Poor communication between senior levels and mid and lower levels. Confusing direction. Lack of loyalty.

  2. Helpful (1)

    The company is all about face time, not how much you actually do or know.

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst/Trading Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Analyst/Trading Assistant in New York, NY

    I have been working at Marathon Asset Management full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You can actually learn if you find the right people willing to teach you. That being said, most employees aren't willing to teach because of job security.

    Cons

    No work-life balance, management bases everything on face time. Management is clueless as to the day to day operations of the firm. Typically, they play favorites.

    Advice to Management

    Should start valuing its employees and treat them as assets for the firm.

  3. Helpful (2)

    lots of work, good place to learn but the place is run by cowboys, gotta watch your back

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY

    I worked at Marathon Asset Management full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    - beautiful office space and working environment
    - some cool co-workers
    - great place to learn and be very busy

    Cons

    - has got a fair share of selfish and angry employees, watch your back, don't trust your manager
    - work environment can be unprofessional
    - promise one thing, deliver another. they lured me with the promise of a certain bonus and didn't even come close...every year there was another excuse (ie our fund didn't do as expected, you make more than your peers, etc...)
    - some clients said they'd never do business with Marathon again, this concerned me and is why I left

    Advice to Management

    - do more 360 degree reviews and fire the senior executives who don't know how to manage
    - focus more on clients and making them happy, so they will do business with you again

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  5. good experience, but not for long term

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Marathon Asset Management

    Pros

    nice environment, nice co-workers, great benefits

    Cons

    very understaffed, not much room for growth or recognition

  6. Helpful (1)

    Marathon Asset Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY

    I have been working at Marathon Asset Management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Great brand, smart people, successfull

    Cons

    weak communication; advancement is uncertain and appears at times to be arbitrary

    Advice to Management

    Better communication, more performance based advancement

  7. No room for advancement. don't get stuck here

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

    I have been working at Marathon Asset Management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    the midtown location was nice, I guess. The view was also quite nice.

    Cons

    The culture was a poor fit for my personality (ie: an awesome person.) Little room for advancement. The office is understaffed, and promotions/bonuses did not seem to be merit/performance-based. If you're hoping for a shop that rewards enthusiastic people who start from the ground up and have a willingness to learn, move along and find a smaller, newer fund to work at.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your employees- even the entry-level ones!

  8. Good benefits

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Personal Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Personal Assistant in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Marathon Asset Management

    Pros

    Financially looked after (good bonus) except for maternity benefits which is only statutory,surprising for a successful financial firm

    Cons

    Statutory maternity benefit is poor in comparison to other finance firms.Not much interaction between different departments,more company mtgs would b good.

    Advice to Management

    To resolve any differences

  9. NA

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern
    Current Employee - Intern

    I have been working at Marathon Asset Management

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Excellent learning environment. Great people

    Cons

    Less aggressive compared to other hedge funds

    Advice to Management

    NA

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