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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.

Growth

Growth

Those who work in growth gather data related to website traffic and the effectiveness of marketing campaigns, then design new campaigns or streamline processes and then check to see if the new strategies are more effective.

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.

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.