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"Overall Solid Experience"

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Many strong Managing Directors in San Francisco
Great corporate level leadership
Thriving Investment Banking business
Solid deal flow in San Francisco

Cons

Some weak middle managers (Associates, VPs, etc.)
Lack of resources due to smaller, regional office
Some deal flow gets kicked over to NY office

Advice to Management

Focus on mentoring and retaining smart Analysts and Associates
More emphasis on live deal work and technical financial modeling
Help analysts keep eye on the "bigger picture"

Other Employee Reviews for Jefferies

  1. "Solid banking job"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Know their stuff. Strong tech bankers

    Cons

    You'll work your butt off.

    Advice to Management

    Promote more talent rather than letting them leave...


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Certain Departments Need Mgmt. Overhaul"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    An essentially flat file management structure. Typical of the industry trends in compensation, the majority of bonuses are paid in stock. The upside is that stock has performed relatively well.

    Cons

    Can be difficult at times to navigate conflicting interests of various divisions and individuals.

    Advice to Management

    Need to find a head of equity research that has actual equity research experience and competence, so that needs of clients and analysts are met and a first class product can be produced.

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