Evercore Second Round Interview – M&A Analyst Internship – London

by Mai Le | Jul 18, 2018

*** Report on Evercore interview questions from a Cover Letter Library member’s experiences. This is based on a second round interview for Evercore Internship for M&A Analyst in London in 2018.  There may be some variations depending on the offices or other new updates to the recruitment practice – so please use this for reference/preparation purposes only ***

Some first bits on the logistics





  • What’s the formal title of the position you interviewed for?
    Internship for M&A Analyst



  • Were you able to choose the time slot yourself?


  • And this interview was therefore…
    In the morning



Evercore interview questions

Let’s talk about this second round interview in some details




  • Were there any personal / CV-based questions? If yes, what were they?
    Both. tell me about yourself? what did you do while you were in this company?


  • Were there any competencies questions? If yes, what were they?


  • Were there any technical questions? If yes, what were they?
    Yes! Walk me through DCF. What is EV? Pitch the owner to sell his company


  • Any other weird questions we haven’t covered?


  • What was the most difficult / unusual question among these? How did you deal with it?
    pitch the owner to sell his hotel. I panicked, did not manage the question well


  • What was the most unexpected thing about this second round interview ?
    nothing was unexpected apart from the above question


  • Did you progress to the next stage?


  • How long roughly did it take for you to hear back about this outcome?
    One week


  • Via what means did you hear back about this outcome?




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Written By Mai Le

Mai worked for Goldman Sachs in London for many years as an investment banking associate. When she was at LSE, her seniors used to pass her notes of their interviews as well as their cover letters, which helped her tremendously in her job search. This site is a way for her to pay it forward, obtaining qualified materials from her friends and contributors, and building a similar community to pass the resources on to you.

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