Candidate:

Ms. Investment Banker

About Me:

Started off as a fundamental credit research analyst for US hedge funds dealing in secondary debt market offering of distressed debt. Subsequently joined a fintech startup as a Co-Founder. The venture didn’t receive a positive response and needed a gradual behavioral shift. So in 2017, I joined an I Bank to learn the art of selling.

Details:

Undergrad School: Bhilai Institute of Technology

Undergrad Major: Computer Science

GPA: 8.65/10

GMAT: 720

Age: 32,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: MBA/ CFA

School Name: Nirma University

Extracurriculars: CFA - Advocacy and Regulatory Committee - Financial literacy

Work History:

Title: Associate

Industry: Foreign currency Debt syndication

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Title: Manager

Industry: Indian Currency Debt syndication

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Closed the first proposal and hence generated the first dollar revenue at my current firm. Independently closed 3 proposals, aggregating $75M.

Post MBA Goal:

Learn more about other business verticals like energy financing, public policy, scaling up of business – verticals that eventually boil down to financial numbers on which the investment decisions are made. Go-to industry would be investment advisory for sustainable investment financing or debt restructuring firms.

Schools:

Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Ms. Investment Banker,
    Impressive that you independently closed 3 proposals totaling millions of dollars! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I like that you have done well in your career, going from research to co-founding a fintech company, and now to closing deals in banking. Given that you already have a MBA and CFA, two key questions AdCom might be wondering is what a second MBA can give you. And why now? Be sure to be specific about what skills you aim to learn at Wharton that you didn’t learn from your first MBA program as well as on the job. Additionally, dig deep into your experience. For instance, I’m sure you gleaned unique perspectives from starting a fintech company – how have they shaped …

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