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  • Writer's pictureJosh Rovner

Why Rothschild for Investment Banking? / Overview of Rothschild & Co. Global Advisory

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Rothschild is a leading elite boutique investment bank operating globally. The parent company, has a long history in European finance and operates several other divisions including wealth management and merchant banking.

We note that Rothschild's U.S. business is primarily focused on advisory. They do not underwrite any securities and focus solely on guiding clients to reach their strategic and financial goals.

Rothschild & Co. Global Advisory Overview

Remember that in order to craft a great answer to the common question "Why this Firm?", it's your responsibility to read articles and speak with employees. If you are interviewing with Rothschild, you should make sure you know:

  • 1 deal that the investment banking group has done

  • 1 person at the firm (ideally someone who would have influence over your recruiting process)

  • 1 business model-specific detail to mention

We articulate how you can answer this question thoughtfully in our Investment Banking Course. We also cover all technical and qualitative information you need to get a top investment banking offer.

Big 3 Qualitative Questions

Selected Transaction

Acting as financial advisor to private equity firm Apollo, Rothschild & Co. was involved with the take-private acquisition of Tenneco, a major auto parts supplier.

  • Transaction Description: Certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE:APO) entered into an agreement to acquire Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN) from The Vanguard Group, Inc., Fuller & Thaler Asset Management, Inc., BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) and others.

  • Transaction Value: US$7.1B post-closing enterprise value, all cash

  • Transaction Date: Announced February 2022

  • Press Release

Fact Sheet

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  • Company Name: Rothschild

  • Description: Rothschild is a multinational investment bank and financial services provider that offers transaction and capital raising advisory services to corporate, government, and institutional clients

  • Bank Category: Elite Boutique


  • Founded: 1811 (for Rothschild & Co.)

  • Employees: 3,600 (for Rothschild & Co.)

  • Chief Executive Officer: Alexandre de Rothschild

  • Headquarters: Paris, France


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Rothschild & Co. Global Advisory Salary

Based on the H1B Database, the average base salary for an Analyst at Rothschild & Co. is $85k. We note that this salary information may be dated and not reflective of their current pay.


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