The Marquee Group Advanced Interview Prep Workshop | May 15

| May 11, 2021
Submitted by Pamela Lauren for Career and Professional Development
This message does not apply to part-time students.

The Marquee Group offers interview preparation seminars to help participants prepare for finance interviews.

Most finance interviewers ask three types of questions:

  • Fit Questions
  • Market Questions
  • Technical Finance Questions

The sessions are focused on the most common technical finance questions that students should be prepared to answer during corporate finance interviews (e.g. investment banking, equity research, private equity or corporate finance roles).

1. General

  • Overview of the characteristics that recruiters look for in candidates applying for finance related roles

2. Corporate Finance and Valuation

  • Discuss the concepts of equity value and enterprise value
  • Learn to apply comparable trading and precedent transaction analysis
  • Review Discounted Cash Flow (“DCF”) analysis and common DCF errors
  • Discuss financing alternatives available to corporations and their advantages/disadvantages
  • Understand how to calculate the weighted average cost of capital
  • Review the impact of income tax considerations on valuation

3. Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Learn to apply valuation techniques (including precedent transactions)
  • Identify and value synergies
  • Understand accretion/dilution concepts and common misconceptions
  • Interpret market reaction to M&A announcements
  • Review Leveraged Buyout (“LBO”) analysis

Event details:

  • Saturday, May 15
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (EDT)

Please register on OSCARplus.

Note: For students that attend this session, you will have an opportunity to sign up for the Finance Mock Interviews run by Marquee on May 18. Sign up will open on OSCARplus on May 15 at 12 p.m..

be curious | explore new possibilities | mba
ALL MBA | Bulletin Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Comment Policy

We generally welcome discussion on our blog posts. However, we reserve the right to edit or delete comments in certain situations:

  • Comments which include unrelated or suspicious links or messages (spam).
  • Comments which are off topic.
  • Comments which attack or threaten individuals or a group of people.
  • Comments which include profanity or messages that would generally be considered offensive or inappropriate by the McMaster community.

This site is moderated by the DeGroote Marketing and Community Engagement team. If you have any questions please email Katie Almas.