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Magnetar Capital is a leading alternative asset manager with offices in Evanston, Ill., New York, 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 ...

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Magnetar Capital CEO Alec Litowitz
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    good benefits like unlimited PTO, lunch provided, good health and retirement plans. progressive culture, especially for finance. good people.


    can definitely be some long days and long nights, known for being a bit under market pay

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      The interview process was several phone calls in order for them to learn about you and your deeper interests. They also share internship life and roles within the company that you will mimic during the summer.

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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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    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

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    Magnetar Capital Locations

    • Evanston, IL
    • Houston, TX
    • London (United Kingdom)
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