Get Active in Our Amazing Community of Over 457,000 Peers!

Schedule mock interviews on the Meeting Board, join the latest community discussions in our Consulting Q&A and find like-minded Case Partners to connect and practice with!

PwC Strategy& Deals Strategy Internship

Case Case Interview Deals Deals Strategy M&A PwC PwC Interview strategy&
New answer on Oct 31, 2023
3 Answers
12.1 k Views
Colin asked on Jan 24, 2016

Hey folks,

I have a first round interview on Tuesday for PwC's Strategy& Deals Strategy internship. I'm unsure of what to expect since the formal Deals Strategy practice segment is pretty new. I haven't been able to find as much information about those cases in particular. Can anyone shed some light as to whether the cases will be general case questions, or if they'll be deeper M&A dives? I'm wondering if I should knock the rust off my DCF skills, or if higher level M&A considerations will suffice.

Thanks!

Overview of answers

Upvotes
  • Upvotes
  • Date ascending
  • Date descending
Best answer
Raj
Expert
Content Creator
replied on Oct 31, 2023
FREE 15MIN CONSULTATION | #1 Strategy& / OW coach | >70 5* reviews |90% offers ⇨ prep-success.super.site | MENA, DE, UK

Hi there! Congratulations on securing an interview for PwC's Strategy& Deals Strategy internship! While I don't have specific information about the cases for this particular practice, I can provide some general guidance.

Given that you are interviewing for the Deals Strategy practice, it is likely that the cases will have a focus on M&A considerations. This could involve analyzing potential acquisitions, evaluating synergies, conducting due diligence, or assessing post-merger integration strategies. It would be beneficial to refresh your knowledge of M&A concepts and frameworks, as well as familiarize yourself with valuation methods and financial modeling, including DCF.

In addition to technical skills, it's important to demonstrate your ability to think strategically and analyze complex business situations. This may involve considering broader strategic implications, understanding industry dynamics, and identifying value creation opportunities within the context of M&A transactions.

While I cannot provide specific details about the cases you will encounter, I recommend reviewing case interview resources and practicing with M&A-related cases to sharpen your problem-solving skills. Additionally, staying up to date with current trends and developments in the Deals Strategy space can help you showcase your industry knowledge and passion for the field.

Remember to approach the cases with a structured and logical mindset, communicate your thoughts clearly, and demonstrate your ability to think critically and make sound recommendations. Good luck with your interview at PwC's Strategy& Deals Strategy practice!

Was this answer helpful?
Da replied on Jan 27, 2016
Co-Founder of PrepLounge
Was this answer helpful?
3
Alex replied on Jan 27, 2016

How was it Colin?

Was this answer helpful?
1
Raj gave the best answer

Raj

Premium + Coaching Expert
Content Creator
FREE 15MIN CONSULTATION | #1 Strategy& / OW coach | >70 5* reviews |90% offers ⇨ prep-success.super.site | MENA, DE, UK
82
Meetings
3,176
Q&A Upvotes
15
Awards
5.0
39 Reviews
How likely are you to recommend us to a friend or fellow student?
0 = Not likely
10 = Very likely
You are a true consultant! Thank you for consulting us on how to make PrepLounge even better!
^