Out of all the country-specific articles I’ve published, the one that generated the most controversy – by far – was the one on investment banking in Russia.
No one could agree on the salaries and bonuses paid by different banks, whether or not you need to know the language, or even how much vodka you have to drink to understand the industry.
So I decided to jump back into the well of controversy once again, this time focusing on how one reader made the transition from audit to investment banking to private equity in Russia…
…and how the finance industry there has been affected by “recent developments”:
From Business School to Audit to Investment Banking Startup