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Americans work extremely hard and long hours - there is often no distinction between private life and professional life, especially in New York.Therefore, you are more likely to close more deals and work on more transactions in the US compared to the UK.
However, New York is a big block of concrete, extra cold in winter, extra hot in summer, and if you are a nature-lover or a family-type person you will be very disappointed and it can be very exhausting.Also, the domestic market is very active: M&A volumes in the US are always larger that what you can see in Europe.Therefore, from a general perspective, Americans tend to be better at financial modelling due to their more extensive experience, and they are used to handle a lot of stress compared to their European counterparts.But London eventually caught back in the last decade as the influx of so many sophisticated French, Italian, Spanish, German, Chinese and Indian immigrants started to dramatically improve the quality of London's workforce.While after September 11 businesses suddenly had to struggle to get visas for employees to work in New York, or even to visit on business trip, visas for Britain have always remained easily available.London is also unique in that you can travel all over Europe very cheaply for weekend breaks.
So if you plan to party a lot, go to NY, and if you want a more "settled" lifestyle, go to London.
The immigration process in the US is lengthy, complicated, and very expensive.
Therefore, most investment banks in the US will not bother to look at CVs of international applicants: the United States is a very big country, and the talent pool in the US is sufficiently large for their needs.
Also, with the numerous scandals and high-profile bankruptcies in the US (Enron, World Com, Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns - all US firms), investors started to think that the US environment might not be the best, after all. New York Overall, investment banking jobs are easier to find (and to keep) for international students in London than compared to the US.
The main reason is due to visa issues: for non-Americans, it is very difficult to obtain work visas or even visas for internships in the US.
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