Ahmedabad: The Boston Consulting Group was the top recruiter in the first cluster of the summer placement process for the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad’s (IIMA), post-graduate programme in management (PGP) class of 2023, the business school said.
The first cluster of the summer placement process was held virtually because of the ongoing pandemic. The recruiters who participated in the first cluster comprised five cohorts, viz. investment banking & markets, management consulting, niche consulting, cards and financial advisory, and private equity, venture capital & asset management. Around 50 firms participated in the process, IIMA said in a statement late on Tuesday night.
“The Boston Consulting Group was the top recruiter with 26 offers, followed by Kearney with 24 offers,” the institute said.
The other prominent recruiters in the consulting domain included Alvarez & Marsal, Arthur D Little, Auctus Advisors, Bain & Company, E&Y, GEP Consulting, McKinsey, and PwC.
Goldman Sachs was the largest recruiter in investment banking and markets cohort with nine offers, while other recruiters in the space included Avendus Capital, Bank of America, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Estee Advisors, JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, Morgan Stanley and Nomura (India & Singapore).
Blackstone, Edelweiss, Gaya Capital, Iroha, Jupiter Capital, True North, Venture Highway, Xander, and White Oak were among the recruiters in the PE and VC domain. Xander was the largest recruiter in the PE/VC and asset management cohort with four offers.
American Express with 13 offers made the maximum number of offers in the cards and financial advisory cohort, the statement said further.
The second and third clusters of the placement process will be held on November 19 and 22 respectively.