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Albourne Partners Limited Reviews

Updated February 8, 2017
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  1. "Portfolio Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Portfolio Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Portfolio Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Albourne Partners Limited (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company with fantastic people. Every one at the company is very intelligent and willing to help you out in any way that you need if you ask. Highly recommend working here.

    Cons

    Nothing much to say here. You have to be a go getter and self manage. You will get out what you put into the job.


  2. "just alright"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Albourne Partners Limited full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good learning experience to get into industry.

    Cons

    not much opportunity for promotion in certain areas. no clear career guidance for newer employees. compensation is well below industry average.

    Advice to Management

    create clearer career paths for newer employees.


  3. "Great Learning Environment"

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    Current Employee - Client Account Manager in Rowayton, CT
    Current Employee - Client Account Manager in Rowayton, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Albourne Partners Limited full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Phenomenal company filled some of the best and brightest minds in the Alternative Asset industry. Company culture stems from strong senior leadership.

    Cons

    Limited ability to be promoted within.

    Advice to Management

    Promote through the ranks. Incentive younger employees to stay.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Nice people, good work/life balance"

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    Current Employee - Analyst
    Current Employee - Analyst
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Albourne Partners Limited full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    People in the company are generally very friendly and collaborative. Some nice office perks depending on the office, team meals, weekly drink events, fun outdoor activities, etc. Company really tries to get people involved in the culture. Flexible with regards to scheduling, in that staff take their vacations and are expected to and can work out of other offices when traveling.

    Cons

    Not much in the way of career guidance. Although the structure is pretty flat (Partner or not Partner) there is no guidance given to young professionals of how they can become a Partner or move up the ladder. A lot of young professionals are confused as to how to progress their careers within the company, whereas at other organizations, there is some sort of title recognition or something of that sort. Most Partner level professionals have come from outside the organization (where they have made their money) and don't look to be making way for younger hungry professionals.

    Pay is well below market, but that's the price one pays for flexible scheduling and strong company culture.

    Like all organizations, there is politics but most of this is at the more senior level.

    Advice to Management

    Promote more people from within, more career guidance.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "There are no better places to work"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Rowayton, CT
    Current Employee - Associate in Rowayton, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Albourne Partners Limited full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Culture: Every office is very close-knit. There is certainly an "Albourne" culture - people are very friendly, office happy hours every week, very smart people but no elitism. A once per year Firm offsite, held at a different location in the world (last three have been Cyprus, Oxford, and Amsterdam ) is the best week of the year. If you work hard and are smart and entrepreneurial, you will do great at Albourne. If you need someone to hold your hand, you won't last long.

    Cons

    Pay is way under market but the lifestyle makes up for it (nearly 30 vacation days that you can actually use), lots of travel on the due diligence side.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  7. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company that gives you the opportunity to grow and excel.
    Small company feel in a larger organisation.

    Cons

    Business units can be siloed. Employee responsibility to make the most of the resources available at the firm.


  8. "Good company with great culture and people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Albourne Partners Limited (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Working with very smart people.

    Cons

    Limited growth potential within the company.


  9. "This company is a joke!!!!"

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    Former Employee - Private Equity Analyst
    Former Employee - Private Equity Analyst
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Albourne Partners Limited full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You can go to work in shorts and flip flops...

    Cons

    Almost no training delivered
    Team Leaders lack communication skills
    No clear goals
    No opportunities for growth


  10. "Interesting and stimulating work. People are nice to work with"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Albourne Partners Limited as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Exposure to alternative investments that are hard to come by. Excellent work life culture balance. People are friendly and welcoming.

    Cons

    Pay could be more competitive.


  11. "Very poor management and practices wasted on great niche business"

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    Former Employee - Information Technology in Nicosia (Cyprus)
    Former Employee - Information Technology in Nicosia (Cyprus)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Albourne Partners Limited full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Unique view of Hedge Fund world, very exclusive clientèle, events and offsites can be fun

    Cons

    Small company founders do not know how to run or scale business, nepotism, no accountability for management, no planning, work outside HF is unappreciated.

    Advice to Management

    They need to adopt a culture of integrity and fairness while stepping back to let innovators lead and grow their business.