Magnetar Capital Overview

  • www.magnetar.com
  • Evanston, IL
  • 201 to 500 Employees
  • 2005
  • Private Practice / Firm
  • Investment & 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 ...

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Magnetar Capital Reviews

4.4
91%
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59%
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Alec Litowitz
Alec Litowitz
10 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee

"Dynamic, Engaging Workplace"

Jan 31, 2022 - Analyst
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Pros

Meaningful work with some of the most intelligent and driven people I’ve worked with

Cons

Can be very segmented by team
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Diversity & Inclusion at Magnetar Capital

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Magnetar Capital Interviews

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Negative7%
Neutral13%
Getting an Interview
Employee Referral58%
Recruiter25%
Applied online17%
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  1. Alternative Credit and Fixed Income Summer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
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    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied through an employee referral The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Magnetar Capital (United States)

    Interview

    Very straightforward phone call interviews, mostly emphasis on behavioral / a basic understanding but few technical questions as well. Expected for a sophomore position; interviewers were very friendly and easy to talk to
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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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