Blackstone- Capital Markets, Associate

Job Description:

Blackstone

Blackstone is the world's largest alternative asset manager. 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 $684 billion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused onprivate equity, real estate, public debt and equity, life sciences, 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 .

Private Equity

With $224billion 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.

Business Unit:

Capital Markets

Job Title:

Capital Markets Associate

Job Description:

Associates in the Capital Markets group have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of capital markets transactions including equity transactions, securitization, private market secured and unsecured credit deals, and interest rate and currency hedging transactions. Specifically, Equity Capital Markets associates are responsible for the equity monetization and capital raising of portfolio companies across the entire Blackstone platform and regularly contribute to internal and external meetings, negotiations, financial modeling and strategic initiatives. Associates will work closely with public and private companies, other financial sponsors and co-investors to prepare, structure, and execute equity financings such as initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, block trades, convertibles and derivatives. Due to the relatively small size of the professional staff, associates are expected to assume an integral role in the business, build relationships across Blackstone and our portfolio, and can expect to be staffed on a wide variety of assignments at one time.

Associates will work on a wide range of transactions and responsibilities will typically include:

  • Development of monetization roadmaps, timelines and tactics

  • Follow equity market drivers that influence investors decisions and trends in equity capital raising

  • Interaction with deal teams and portfolio companies to provide guidance on the positioning, structuring, valuation, and pricing of a transaction

  • Market research and competitive analysis

  • Assisting with the negotiation and execution of equity transactions

  • Investor targeting of potential institutional buyers and interaction with investment managers to help drive understanding of markets, investor receptivity and valuation dynamics

  • Coordination both internal and with third parties around deal preparation

  • Assistance in maintaining strong risk mitigation and a compliance-driven culture

  • Internal company presentations, analysis and reporting


Qualifications:

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:

  • 2 + years of corporate finance experience with a strong preference for Equity Capital Markets experience in lead roles

  • High proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, Dealogic, CapIQ and other ECM databases

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Collaborative, team-oriented attitude, with ability to work independently

  • Demonstrated maturity to work with all levels of professionals within Blackstone and outside

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task

  • Perseverance and stamina

  • Desire to contribute to a positive culture

  • Series 7 license needed (existing or ability or ability to obtain)


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.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).

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