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Vault Guide to the Top 25 Banking Employers, 2021 Edition

Vault Guide to the Top 25 Banking Employers, 2021 Edition




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Edited by Derek Loosvelt and the staff of Vault
Publication Date: 2021

The Vault Guide to the Top 25 Banking Employers is the most comprehensive guide to the best investment banks to work for in North America. An essential tool for your banking firm search, this guide includes detailed profiles of the top investment banks and Vault's most recent investment banking rankings, including the Vault Banking 25, Vault's Prestige Rankings, Vault's Quality of Life Rankings, and Vault's Diversity Rankings.

Vault's rankings are based on our annual Banking Survey. This year, more than 3,000 professionals participated in our Banking Survey, which asked insiders to rate their firms in several workplace categories, including business outlook, culture, compensation, hours, overall satisfaction, training, and work/life balance. They were also asked to rate firms other than their own in terms of prestige. A weighted formula, which includes these internal quality of life scores and external prestige scores, was used to create the Vault Banking 25.

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