Ubs Investment Bank Cover Letter

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Application

I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at UBS (New York, NY) in January 2011.

Interview

I bid for the interview. The recruiter sent an email the night before the interview day saying that we would get the results of the interview that same day by 5pm. Those who passed the 1st round would be invited to dinner and the final round would occur the next day.
Compared to other companies, I thought the immediate notice was very respectful and convenient.
My interviewer was not nice at all...She never smiled, and she looked at me like I was dirt on her shoe.
At some points, when I was getting close to an answer but I didn't quite grasp it, she tried to help me with my logic.
The interview was probably 70% technical, 30% behavioral.

Interview Questions

  • Tell me about yourself and why you chose these specific experiences to put on your resume.   Answer Question
  • How would you value a shoe company?   Answer Question
  • If there were no other shoe companies in the world and you could not use a DCF, how would you value the shoe company?   Answer Question
  • You have 2 companies, one has a P/E ratio of 12 and the other 15, if everything else is equal, which one would you invest in?   1 Answer
  • Your team has 4 members. You have a meeting in 17 min that you must not be late for. You have to cross a bridge to get to the meeting on the other side. Only 2 can cross at a time. It is very dark and you only have one flashlight. The members on your team can cross the bridge in 1, 2, 5, and 10 minutes. How can you get everyone cross in 17 min?   1 Answer
UBS 2011-04-16 09:00 PDT

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