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Manish Srivastava, 24, is an analyst at a boutique (Wall Street vernacular for small-sized) merchant banking firm in New York. Before this job, he worked for a year and a half at a much larger global investment bank also based in New York.
Investment banking is comprised of three main areas: investment banking division (IBD), sales and trading (S&T), and asset management.
Private equity tends to be a common exit path for investment banking analysts and consultants. As a result, we get a lot of questions on both the functional and the actual day-to-day differences between investment banking analyst/associate and private equity associate roles, so we figured we would lay it out here.
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