With the turn of the calendar to 2018, many of us contemplate our short- and medium-term career goals. Financial services professionals often ask us how they can parlay their skills from a career in investment banking, PE or investing into a position as a PE-backed chief financial officer.
Above all, PE companies look for CFO candidates whose backgrounds match their investment theses. However, while many skills translate from Wall Street to Main Street, there are certain caveats that investment banking and PE professionals should consider if they want to ensure that this is a viable, alternative career path.
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