Strategic Partners – Private Equity, Impact – Investment Analyst / Associate
Job Description: 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 $545 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, growth equity, opportunistic, 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:
Strategic Partners, Impact Business Description:
Strategic Partners is Blackstone's dedicated secondary and fund solutions platform. Since 2000, Strategic Partners has raised over $43 billion dedicated to private equity, infrastructure and real estate fund investing. Focusing on opportunities in funds globally, Strategic Partners is recognized as an innovative and market-leading private markets investor, with broad transaction capabilities that reinforce its already established reputation as a nimble and responsive investor. Strategic Partners has executed over 1,300 transactions that represent interests in approximately 3,600 unique underlying funds managed by nearly 1,300 different financial sponsors.
Blackstone's impact investing platform sits within the Strategic Partners business unit, enabling the team to leverage Strategic Partners' scale, breadth and reputation in the market to facilitate access to high quality co-investments, direct private equity, and fund investments alongside market-leading sponsors and companies with a goal toward achieving positive societal impact.
This new investment platform launched in 2019 is seeking to address several key investment themes, primarily targeting the areas of Health & Wellbeing, Financial Access, Sustainable Communities, and Green Technologies. Job Title:
Strategic Partners - Private Equity, Impact - Investment Analyst / Associate Job Description:
Blackstone's Analyst and Associate programs offer a unique experience among financial firms, enabling participants to develop a well-rounded perspective on business and investing. The investment process develops both the financial analysis of investment banking and the strategic thinking of management consulting. Analysts and associates are involved in extensive valuation analyses and financial modeling of companies across all private equity asset classes, as well as with the diligence, evaluation, and execution of transactions. Additional responsibilities include preparing Investment Committee memos, monitoring existing portfolio companies, measuring impact potential, and conducting various investment research projects. Qualifications:
Blackstone is noted for the diversity of its employees, but seeks candidates with a common set of abilities - highly motivated and creative individuals who have demonstrated academic achievement, and have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. We are looking to build future leaders who add fresh perspectives to our business.
A successful candidate will be:
- Genuinely interested in impact investing and spending his/her time working in our key investment themes
- A driven individual with a strong sense of personal integrity
- Self-motivated and resourceful, with an ability to multi-task and focus on delivering results
- An enthusiastic team member who collaborates well and builds strong working relationships
- Resilient, flexible, open to feedback and focused on achieving excellence
- Possessive of strong analytical, quantitative and communication skills
- Client-focused and committed to developing creative solutions
To be considered for the position, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- At least two years of investment banking, private equity experience, or related experience
- Resume must be in PDF format and include GPA
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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