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Updated February 21, 2018
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Itau BBA President Candido Bracher
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  1. "Good Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Itau BBA full-time

    Pros

    Latam focused; Small team; Good expsoure

    Cons

    Satellite office, away from headquarters. High volatility.


  2. "Good environment"

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    Former Employee - Private Banker in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Private Banker in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Itau BBA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work ethics
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Low salaries, lower than the average
    Poor training

  3. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great Atmosphere.
    Friendly Crew
    Sinergy between áreas

    Cons

    Coroporate Access can be view not as a front line position

    Advice to Management

    Understand the importante of the área


  4. "Equity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Itau BBA (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great People, Great place to work, Good Platforms and Technology.

    Cons

    Poor Salary and Bonus. Bad Work/Life balance, Political Life, Great Head Managers, Bad Direct Manager

    Advice to Management

    Increase Salary and Bonus.


  5. "Not your typical broker dealer"

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    Current Employee - Registered Broker Dealer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Registered Broker Dealer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Itau BBA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Insulated cocoon offered shelter to compliance
    Numerous cameras memorialize activity
    Great views

    Cons

    Access to compliance officers of RIA was impeded by a perfunctory firewalls
    Unusually quiet for a trading floor - as a library
    CCO's technical aptitude in compliance matters was second only to his CHOP

    Advice to Management

    Manage?


  6. Helpful (1)

    "New York City office should be avoided at all costs"

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    Former Employee - Institutional Treasury in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Institutional Treasury in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Itau BBA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very few. The bank is generally well perceived by the rest of Wall St. although it is not on the same level with international bulge bracket banks like Citi, DB, etc.

    Cons

    The New York office of Itáu BBA is a terrible place to work:
    1) no respect for work/life balance from management.
    2) the bank lacks the name-brand recognition of a large I-bank (think CS, MS, etc.) but still clings to an aggressive and competitive office culture.This is entirely inappropriate given that other banks are heading in the other direction and striving to be more collegial.
    3) terrible compensation that is 50% or more below the rest of the market.
    4) review process is arbitrary and management turns a blind-eye to the New York office.

    Advice to Management

    The bank failed to act decisively in its expansion outside of brazil. As a result, most employees are disillusioned and frustrated. Management's response has been abysmal and unprofessional. The damage is done and the bank should revert back to its retail base in Brazil.


  7. "IBBA can not compete with bulge bracket banks"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Itau BBA full-time

    Pros

    * Pay Well
    * Growing a lot

    Cons

    * Very hierarchical
    * Toxic culture
    * Low quality resources
    * Regional reach only

  8. "Good company to work"

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    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Itau BBA (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Salary and good benefits

    Cons

    Stressful environment to work. A normal bank environment

    Advice to Management

    No advice


  9. "A great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Software Development Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Software Development Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very professional environment with very specialized employees. The best place to work if you are interested in a high performance team work.

    Cons

    It is not exactly a con but an advice. Because it is a high performance environment, requires high performance employees .

    Advice to Management

    none. The best place that I've ever worked.


  10. "Review"

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

    I worked at Itau BBA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Harmonious environment, great leader and great benefits.

    Cons

    Since it is a huge national bank, it is hard to grow up there.


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