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Exane Président Directeur Général Nicolas Chanut
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  1. "Challenging but rewarding environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Exane full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Motivated, intelligent employee's working with an entrepreneurial and challenger spirit.

    Cons

    The research team is the best invested area, with other parts of the business needing more investment (which is ongoing)


  2. "Fast-paced and challenging"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Exane full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Smart and hardworking people
    - Little bureaucracy/high flexibility, innovation encouraged
    - Real focus on quality research

    Cons

    The work environment and the work/life balance are variable depending on the teams, it can be pretty good or quite bad


  3. "Good place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Exane full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - some of the best and smartest analysts out there
    - certainly a hard working culture, but well remunerated if you're doing a good job

    Cons

    - lack of structured training
    - low-touch trading lags bulge bracket peers, but gap appears to be closing


  4. "Very good firm with bits to improve"

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    Former Employee - Intern in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Intern in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    aggressive culture / smart colleagues / very professional / good learning platform and access to knowledge / a typical sales and trading life if you are ever into this sort of thing

    Cons

    lack of communication between french senior managers and local staff (sales, traders, sales traders...)

    Advice to Management

    more integration inter department


  5. "Research"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in London, England (UK)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Exane as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great expertise, an extensive exposure to equity and economics research using various indicators

    Cons

    Lack of cooperation among teams, lack of training and sometimes quick mechanical tasks.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Enjoy the challenge"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales & Trading Desks Support in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales & Trading Desks Support in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Challenging. Work hard and Exane will give you everything you need to progress.
    The working environment is excellent with all employees turned to the same direction: success.
    Management is never too far.

    Cons

    None (if you love the core of the business 100%)


  7. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Equity Research Trainee in London, England (UK)
    Former Intern - Equity Research Trainee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Exane as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You learn A LOT, from day 1 you're given a lot of responsibility.
    They constantly have training programs for their recent graduates and interns.
    Great environment and really nice people

    Cons

    Very fast paced, low salary for intern (knowing how much your colleagues earn)

    Advice to Management

    NA


  8. "Good company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Research Intern in London, England (UK)
    Former Contractor - Research Intern in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Exane as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    warm team, high flexibility, close to management

    Cons

    little chance to a full time position, long working hours


  9. "Challenging but meritocratic"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Equity Research Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Equity Research Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Exane full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very meritocratic - if you deliver you go up the ladder,
    Great work atmosphere as almost everyone is pushing in same direction and want the company to succeed
    Outstanding quality of people on average

    Cons

    IT culture/systems are weak although improving
    Smaller firm - sometime hard to compete against bigger competitors despite product/people on par with best on the street

    Advice to Management

    Carry on - but do not forget branding


  10. "Good company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Equity Research Associate in London, England (UK)
    Current Intern - Equity Research Associate in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Exane as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good company overall, good team

    Cons

    No particular negative points, need to develop franchise in Aisa


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