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: Private Equity
With approximately $100 billion of assets under management, Blackstone’s private equity business has been a global leader since 1985. We uncover value by identifying great companies and enhancing their performance by providing strategic capital and outstanding management talent. We aim to grow stronger enterprises, create jobs, and enable our portfolio companies to build lasting value for our investors, their employees and all stakeholders.
Job Title: Analyst, Private Equity
Blackstone Analysts will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of projects and be staffed on a number of assignments at one time. Due to the relatively small size of the professional staff, Analysts are able to assume integral roles on deal teams.
Analysts will work closely with the investment team on due diligence, analytics and executing investment opportunities. This is an opportunity for an extraordinary performer who demonstrates excellent analytical and research skills through personal investing, academic work, professional experience, or personal investing.
Conduct research on companies, industries, and asset classes
Perform all pertinent financial analyses, including LBOs, comparables, and precedent transactions
Prepare due diligence packs for the investment team, providing relevant, informative materials
Conduct interviews with industry experts
Prepare written summaries and presentation materials for the investment team
Build detailed operating models on prospective deals
Draft investment memorandum and marketing materials for the investment team
Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. Candidates should also have:
Minimum 1-2 years of Investment Banking or Private Equity related experience
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent communication skills – oral and written
Presentation skills – able to deliver compelling and concise presentations
Strong work ethic and self-motivated
Resourcefulness and thoroughness in conducting financial analytics
Good project management skills
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected category.