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Investment Banking

Investment Banking

The investment banker profession deals with helping corporate clients manage mergers and acquisitions (M&A), or the buying, selling, and joining of companies.

Corporate Development (M&A)

Corporate Development (M&A)

Oftentimes, corporate development gets lumped in with things like corporate strategy, development, or finance, and while all these professions are dedicated to helping companies grow, corporate development managers tend to focus mostly on creating strategic partnerships with other companies and mergers and acquisitions.

Finance

Finance

In a properly-structured organization, the in-house finance department will plan the distribution of assets and resources in analytical and strategic roles, in order to add value to the company, while those in accounting will oversee cashflow.

Hedge Fund Management

Hedge Fund Management

Their days are spent trying to attract high net worth individuals and institutions, convincing them to contribute to a hedge fund, and then buying securities strategically to profit.

Asset/Investment Management

Asset/Investment Management

Asset managers help their clients determine which investment opportunities best suit their goals, and then handle the daily management of the assets, including buying and trading investments.

Private Equity

Private Equity

People who choose a career in private equity (PE), do many of the same things those in investment banking do.

Venture Capital

Venture Capital

People who work in venture capital help startups get the financial resources they need by encouraging investors to contribute to a to a fund.