Buy-side M&A and Corporate Development – Analyst

Location: New York

Description

 

 

Buy-side M&A and Corporate Development – Analyst

 

Employer:                                          

Blackstone

 

Firm Overview:                

Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with over $370 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com. Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.

 

Business Unit:  

Corporate Development

 

Job Title:

Analyst                                

 

Job Description:

               

The Corporate Development Group identifies and executes M&A platform transactions and strategic initiatives on behalf of Blackstone. The team works directly with the CEO, President and Firm's Business Heads. The small team size and extent of deal flow/projects require the analyst to take on significant responsibilities. The analyst will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of projects from initiation to close. The team is targeting a January 2018 start. 

 

Primary responsibilities include:

 

•             Identifying, analyzing and executing potential M&A opportunities and strategic initiatives in the alternative asset management industry for the Firm

•             Constructing detailed financial models and valuation analyses

•             Conducting research and competitor analysis

•             Drafting investment memos and presentations for Blackstone's senior management team on potential and existing Firm           investments                            

•             Working with business units to create multi-asset product offerings for institutions        

 

Qualifications:

 

One to three years industry experience required. Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are

highly motivated, intelligent and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. In addition to

strong analytical and quantitative skills, the successful candidate should have:

 

•             Prior investment banking or transaction related experience preferred

•             Understanding of asset management business model

•             Strong accounting and financial modeling skills

•             Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

•             Ability to work well in a lean team environment, often under pressure

•             Strong work ethic, intellectual curiosity, good judgment, mature and positive attitude

                                               

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other category protected by law.





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