08 Mar '11, 5am

The Returnee: My simple guide to the pros and cons of working in the buy side: There are more and more local hed...

There are more and more local hedge funds, private equity firms and venture capital firms being established in China. I personally think these small buy-side players can compete with the international banks here when it comes to career opportunities. Here are some of the pros • All-round exposure . Buy-side firms have lower headcounts and people usually have multiple roles. Closing deals, operations support and legal documentation can all be done by the same team. You therefore get a chance to develop a front-to-end transaction cycle knowledge, which is hardly offered in big banks. • Faster decisions . Large global banks are strictly controlled by international regulations, especially so after the financial crisis. Sometimes deals are lost to competitors because rounds of internal approvals are required before they can be proposed to the client. On the other hand, local bu...

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