BAAM - BSOF Capital Markets, Associate
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Business Unit Overview:
Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) manages approximately $76 billion across a diversified set of businesses, including a customized portfolio solutions business, a special situations platform, a business that purchases GP stakes in alternative asset managers, an open-ended mutual fund platform, and an emerging manager seeding business. BAAM invests across a variety of asset classes and strategies to create solutions for its investors. Through its sharp focus on clients' goals, a rigorous due-diligence process and access to Blackstone's global insights, BAAM strives to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns across market cycles while mitigating downside risk during stressed market environments.
BSOF Capital Markets, Associate
The Blackstone Strategic Opportunity Fund ("BSOF") 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's 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. The group recently launched a new business dedicated to capital markets driven liquidity events, including IPOs, secondary offerings, and other dislocated situations. The group is looking to hire an investment professional to join a growing team dedicated to this strategy.
Primary responsibilities will include:
Conducting fundamental analysis on multiple companies across sectors at a dynamic pace
Constructing detailed financial models and valuation analysis on individual securities
Representing the team in front of management teams, banks and other participants in the capital markets ecosystem
Monitoring existing investments by maintaining company models and updating position-level investment scenarios and risk/reward expectations
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:
2-6 years of equity research, investment banking and/or public equities investing experience
Strong accounting and financial modeling skills
Excellent communication and presentation skills with strong ability to form relationships
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.
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