Loop Capital, well known for its commitment to diversity, is a great place to begin an investment banking career. The firm’s formidable internship program offers students hands-on experience and a lot of exposure to senior bankers. Full-time junior bankers work closely with top executives and on many different types of deals. The firm is heavily involved in the communities it serves and strongly focused on diversity. Employees take a lot of pride in working for such an inclusive firm.
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Loop Capital, well known for its strong commitment to diversity, is looking for confident, knowledgeable, self-directed, ambitious candidates who thrive in cooperative, diverse environments. The firm’s interns get hands-on experience and access to many networking opportunities. Intern training receives mixed reviews, with some believing it’s sufficient and others saying it could be more structured. In general, though, the internship does a good job of preparing interns for full-time positions. And for its full-time professionals, Loop Capital offers many development opportunities, including mentoring, extensive training, and access to senior professionals who want to see juniors succeed.
A healthy work/life balance can be achieved at Loop Capital, which offers hy...
About the Company
Loop Capital is a full-service investment bank, brokerage, and advisory firm that provides capital solutions for corporate, governmental, and institutional entities across the globe. Founded in 1997 by James Reynolds, Jr. and Albert Grace, Jr., the firm is headquartered in Chicago and has a total of 21 offices across the U.S., including main offices in New York City and Los Angeles. Its services include corporate investment banking, public finance, research, sales and trading, transition management, and analytical services. Since its inception, Loop Capital’s banking business has worked on more than $6 trillion in debt and equity underwriting transactions. Loop Capital employs more than 300 professionals and is led by its chairman and CEO, James Reynolds, Jr.
“Loop encourages its employees to take vacation and unwind. Our HR sends updates on vacation time available and encourages the team to use our time. We have returned to the office three days a week, my children and I have gotten used to me dropping them off at school in the morning, and my team moved a few meetings to make sure I can continue doing so on a daily basis.”
“Loop Capital Markets’ quality of life is the best I've seen in a while. Great work/life balance, awesome work culture, and nice work setting (yes, I am in the office). I am extremely grateful for the flexibility.”
“It feels like family, which I know sounds like a cliché but at Loop it's actually true.”
“Hybrid work schedule with flexibility, and the culture of the firm is amazing. Everyone is very helpful and eager to work together.”
Getting Hired Here
“I believe our team is extremely responsive during the interview process and gets back to applicants relatively quickly. We are looking for young talent eager to learn. We believe so much in the experience of our team that we can teach the business and give opportunity to those who are typically overlooked.”
“Callback process was pretty swift. I believe the firm is seeking confident, knowledgeable, self-directed, ambitious candidates.”
“Looking for somebody who enjoys close, friendly, and a cooperative work culture, who thrives in a diverse environment and truly believes in Loop's values.”