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Balyasny Asset Management Overview

Chicago, IL
51 to 200 employees
2002
Company - Private
Finance
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Balyasny Asset Management – Why Work For Us?


undefinedBalyasny Asset Management L.P. (BAM)  founded in 2001, is an institutional investment firm dedicated to delivering consistent, uncorrelated absolute returns in all market environments. BAM has offices in Chicago, New York, Greenwich, San Francisco, Hong Kong and London.

At BAM, we are our talent. We are a growing firm that offers a multitude of professional opportunities. Through BAM’s selective hiring process, we target the best and brightest in the business, and strive to create an environment which attracts and retains top talent. Maintaining a culture where people are energized to come to work is paramount to our success. Our team is motivated to perform each and every day.

As a result, BAM has built a reputation as a firm that provides the tools necessary for talented individuals to achieve their goals and reach their highest potential.

THE BAM WAY

Founded in 2001 by Dmitry Balyasny with a team of 12 in Chicago, Balyasny Asset Management L.P. (BAM) has grown to be five main offices in three countries with over 200 professionals. Although the company has grown, the original premise remains the same: Create a culture with a work-hard / play-hard mentality where successful people can grow to their potential and feel part of a "family".

The meritocracy environment at BAM is one that empowers the entrepreneurial spirit of our employees. BAM gives its employees autonomy and challenges them to take their roles to the next level and then compensates based on results.

It is truly BAM's culture that sets us apart from the rest of the industry.


CAREERS

At BAM, we are our talent. We are a growing firm that offers a multitude of professional opportunities. Through BAM's selective hiring process, we target the best and brightest in the business, and strive to create an environment which attracts and retains top talent. Maintaining a culture where people are energized to come to work is paramount to our success. Our team is motivated to perform each and every day.

As a result, BAM has built a reputation as a firm that provides the tools necessary for talented individuals to achieve their goals and reach their highest potential.

We look for talented people who:

  • Have a passion for the financial markets
  • Embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and are self starters
  • Are dedicated and hard-working
  • Have the highest integrity
  • Are confident yet humble
  • Want to learn and grow
  • Have intellectual curiosity
  • Are team players and enjoy collaboration

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    I have been working at Balyasny Asset Management full-time (Less than a year)

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    Good working environment and work life balance

    Cons

    Nothing much. Can't imagine one

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Balyasny Asset Management Interviews

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Balyasny Asset Management (Chicago, IL).

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    It was very well structured. There were 2 rounds. One technical and one HR. After that I was flown to chicago for 3 more rounds, all technical. The interviews were mainly on data structures and puzzles.

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