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D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm Overview

New York, NY (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
1988
Company - Private
Investment Banking & Asset Management
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Renaissance Technologies LLC, Two Sigma, AQR Capital Management
The D. E. Shaw group is trusted by investors across the world to manage their assets by seeking the optimal balance of risk and reward. We use a combination of quantitative and qualitative tools to uncover independent, hard-to-find sources of return across global public and ... Read more

Mission: Founded in 1988 over a small bookstore in downtown New York City, we began with six employees and $28 million in capital and quickly became a pioneer in computational finance. In the early days of exposed pipes and extension cords, tripping on a cable could take out our whole ... Read more

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    I have been working at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, technically challenging works, opportunities to work with some great minds

    Cons

    learning opportunity for new market technologies are less

    Advice to Management

    manage rotation

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D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm.

    Interview

    Interviewers were very friendly and smart. They were giving clues and providing help to guide through the problem they have asked for. They first made me comfortable as i was quite nervous and they also provided a valuable feedback at the end of session.

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D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm Awards & Accolades

  • Multistrategy Hedge Fund Manager of the Year, Institutional Investor, 2015
  • Institutional Hedge Fund Manager of the Year, Institutional Investor, 2016
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