The Blackstone Group L.P
Job Description: The Blackstone Strategic Opportunity Fund (\u201cBSOF\u201d) is a multi-strategy hedge fund focused on sourcing, diligencing, and executing special situation investments. Launched in 2011, BSOF pursues investments across asset classes and geographies, operating under a flexible, opportunistic mandate. From its position within BAAM, the BSOF investment team is able to leverage BAAM\u2019s platform across 130 hedge fund relationships, along with the broader Blackstone network (including Real Estate, Private Equity, Credit, and Strategic Partners), to source attractive investment opportunities. BSOF seeks an Investment Analyst to support the fund\u2019s fundamentally-driven investment process.\u00a0 Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities will include: Conduct fundamental research to underwrite potential investments across asset classes including equity, credit, hard assets, and private investments Construct detailed financial models on individual securities Communicate with hedge fund managers and industry experts to formulate investment theses Monitor existing investments by maintaining company models and updating position-level investment scenarios and risk\/reward expectations Draft and deliver investment memoranda for presentation to the BSOF Investment Committee Conduct research on the macro and micro factors that may impact potential investments Qualifications: Two to five 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: Experience from a leverage finance or M&A program beneficial Strong accounting and financial modeling skills Strong communication skills A demonstrated ability to write effectively A desire to work in a team environment, often under pressure 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.
The Blackstone Group L.P
Website : http://www.blackstone.com/
Blackstone is a premier global investment and advisory firm that strives to provide solutions that create lasting value for our investors, the companies in which we invest and society at large. The firm was founded in 1985 by Stephen A. Schwarzman, our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Peter G. Peterson, who retired as Senior Chairman in 2008. They began with a modest balance sheet of $400,000 but with a wealth of entrepreneurial ideas about creating a world-class investment and advisory business built on a foundation of uncompromising commitment to excellence. Their vision was to create a firm that put clients’ needs first, that was independent and conflict-free, adhered to the highest ethical standards and sought to create long-term value for all stakeholders.