This book is the one of the few first and best books on practical investment banking. As financial modelling and financial statement analysis are the bread and butter of Investment banking, the book offers a detailed and hands-on analysis for different major evaluation methods (comp/prec/DCF). Written by seasoned investment bankers who intended to bridge the gap between academia and industry, the book is a bible if you're either an aspiring i-banker or wanting to be a swinging banker. Also, the authors put in efforts to make it easier to read. With the book, you'll be able to answer most of the biggest questions in technical interviews.