What We Do

The Finance division provides opportunities and knowledge for students wishing to break into the Finance industry through speaker events, workshops, challenges and conferences. As well as hosting notable speakers such as Paulo Espen, Senior MD at Blackstone, and Zeina Bain, MD at Carlyle Group, the finance division spearheaded the 2019 UK Investment Banking Series, Technical workshops and multiple CV/Interview clinics.

Message from the Vice President

Hi all, and a warm welcome to the EFS Finance Division! 


Here, we hope to bring you the best speakers from a range of finance backgrounds, industries and walks of life! The division consists of 4 of us, including myself, Emir Alhussni (VP Finance), alongside my 3 trusted Finance Executives: Yash Parikh, Maryann Chen and Amar Joshi.

Our past events include:


Talk Trends with The Business Update (TBU) - A collaboration with our mutual friends at TBU, with episodes held during the summer holiday period on 4 trending areas within finance: Private Equity/Venture Capital, Bonds and Derivatives, Restructuring and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Technicals Tuesdays w/ Bloomsbury Capital (BC) - These highly popular episodes consisted of an in-depth presentation on one of 4 core technical interview topics - Stock Pitches, Comparable Company Analysis, Asset Classes and DCF Valuation -  followed by a Q&A session with one of our BC experts.

Introduction to Asset Management Series

 - Hosted a talk by Yuri Khodjamirian, a fund manager with over 10 years of experience in the industry, giving his thoughts on a range of relevant areas, as well as his advice for budding asset managers in the audience.

Future events to look forward to include:

  • Investment Banking Careers Fair - an insight day jam-packed full of speakers from a range of top tier investment banks, designed to give our members a wide overview of the industry, advice on how to get your foot in the door and top tips for internships and applications!

  • Collaboration with Medius - a buy-side competition-based recruiting platform… more to come, watch this space!


We are a friendly division, and encourage any of you with specific ideas for future events and projects to get in touch - this is our society as much as it is yours, and we want it to be as beneficial as possible!


That aside, stay tuned on the EFS Facebook page for future events to come, and we look forward to seeing you there!


Warmest Regards,


EFS Finance Division