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Bear Stearns – US – “3 billion dollar building”

Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Acquired By J.P. Morgan
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
Revenue £1 to £2 billion (GBP) per year

This bear may hibernate a little early. Historically one of the top investment banking, clearing, and brokerage firms in the US, Bear Stearns has a clientele of corporations, institutional investors, governments, and wealthy individuals. Its subsidiaries provide asset management, clearing and custody, securities lending, trust, and mergers and acquisitions advisory services. It's been a leading market-maker for NYSE-listed securities (through Bear Wagner Specialists), as well as for OTC shares, corporate and government bonds, and derivative products. The Federal Reserve... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   55 ratings


27% Approve of the CEO   16 ratings

Bear Stearns Chairman, Bear Stearns Companies and Bear, Stearns & Co. Jimmy Cayne

Jimmy Cayne

Chairman, Bear Stearns Companies and Bear, Stearns & Co.

Great place to work

  Former Associate (Financial Analyst) in New York, NY (US)

Pros: salary comp are mostly in line with street Full Review

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Declined Offer – Interviewed in London, England Mar 2008 – Reviewed Apr 16, 2010

Interview Details Did some mathematical reasoning test, if you colour in a cube 10x10 how many unpainted sides are there - also lots of what did you learn today etc etc. Talked about my dissertation and why and how you could improve nuclear waste disposal etc. discussed camper van trip which I went on why I did it…Full Interview

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Bear Stearns Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2008
Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles (Silver), National Business Group on Health, 2008

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