Magnetar Capital Overview

  • www.magnetar.com
  • Evanston, IL
  • 201 to 500 Employees
  • 2005
  • Company - Private
  • Investment Banking & Asset Management
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

CompetitorsAQR Capital Management, Citadel, Two Sigma
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Magnetar Capital is a leading alternative asset manager with offices in Evanston, Ill., Houston and London. Founded in 2005, Magnetar was built on the belief that new opportunities existed for a firm specifically structured to remove common barriers among various investment ...

Magnetar Capital Reviews

3.8
67%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
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Alec Litowitz
Alec Litowitz
7 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, less than 1 year

"good to apply"

Apr 19, 2021 - Data Analyst in Evanston, IL

Pros

Good workforce environment and nice colleagues

Cons

not found yet, hard to say
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Magnetar Capital Interviews

Experience
Positive75%
Negative8%
Neutral17%
Getting an Interview
Employee Referral50%
Recruiter30%
Applied online20%
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  1. Fixed Income/Alternative Investment Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied through an employee referral I interviewed at Magnetar Capital (United States) in Mar 2021

    Interview

    Started with an HR phone screen. Then 1 interview with an analyst at the company (It was originally supposed to be with a portfolio manager, but he had a scheduling problem last minute)
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Company Updates

January 15, 2021
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Magnetar is proud to sponsor the Junior Economic Club of Chicago for the second year in a row, offering Chicago high school students fully-funded JEC membership. Congrats to the student-run organization for adapting its programming to the virtual world while increasing membership 50 percent. This group is exceptional. Follow the link to learn more about their mission and our partnership!
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Junior Economic Club - JEC Chicago Announces 50% Increase in Membership, Second Year of Magnetar Capital Sponsorship
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December 23, 2019
Happy Holidays from everyone at Magnetar. We hope you get to spend this time with the people closest to you! #HappyHolidays
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Magnetar Capital Awards & Accolades

  • Management Firm of the YearHFM U.S. Performance Awards2019
  • Outstanding Industry Contribution, Alec LitowitzHFM Week U.S. Hedge Fund Performance Awards2018

Pledges & Certifications

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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