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Business Unit Overview:
Blackstone Credit is one of the world’s largest credit-focused asset managers, with $145 billion in AUM. We seek to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for our clients by investing across the entire corporate credit market, from public debt to private loans. Our capital supports a wide range of companies across sectors and geographies, enabling businesses to expand, invest, and navigate changing market environments.
2022 Summer Analyst
Summer Analysts will work on performing credit and distressed credit strategies, across funds that collectively manage ~$64 billion of AUM.
Blackstone Credit: performing credit strategies focus primarily on providing private capital to upper middle market companies and private equity sponsors in connection with leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, growth financings and other corporate transactions. These strategies utilize a flexible approach when structuring investments, which may include senior debt (secured and unsecured), subordinated debt, preferred stock and/or private equity. Candidates will develop both deep quantitative and qualitative skills through the investment process and will have the opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of industries and investment types.
Blackstone Credit: distressed credit strategies focus primarily on providing private capital solutions to companies that would otherwise be unavailable in the public markets and investing in event-driven or other special situations opportunities through the public markets. Across both private and public opportunities, the group evaluates companies in various stages of distress, as well as non-distressed situations with complexity or idiosyncratic risk. The group utilizes a flexible approach when evaluating and structuring investments, which may include senior debt (secured and unsecured), subordinated debt, preferred stock and/or private and common equity. As a result of the breadth of the experience and the flexible investment mandates, candidates will develop a unique understanding of markets, companies and capital structures.
Summer analysts in Blackstone Credit will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of the investment process from origination to deal closing. Responsibilities will include financial analysis, assistance in the execution of transactions (including meeting and interacting with management teams as part of the due diligence process), industry research and competitive analysis, and drafting of memoranda for internal and external use.
Blackstone Credit seeks to hire individuals who work well in a team-driven working group, are highly motivated, intelligent, have sound judgment and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors.
The successful candidate must have:
· Strong verbal and written communication skills
· Strong analytical skills
· A desire to work in a team environment with dynamic roles
· Self-motivation to find solutions independently, and humility to acknowledge limits and uncertainties
· Sincere commitment to personal and professional development
· Excellent attention to detail
· Intellectual curiosity
· Good judgment
To be considered for the 2022 Summer Analyst Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:
· Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student
· Anticipated graduation date: Fall 2022 – Spring 2023
· Resume must include expected graduation month/year and GPA
· Resume must be in PDF format
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.