BAAM - IRBD, Analyst

The Blackstone Group New York, NY
Job Description:

BAAM Investor Relations and Business Development, Analyst

Employer: Blackstone

Firm Overview:

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 $450 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: BAAM

Business Unit Overview:

Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM®), Blackstone's Hedge Fund Solutions platform, is the world's largest discretionary investor in hedge funds, with approximately $79 billion in assets under management. BAAM manages a diversified set of businesses including a customized solutions business, a special situations platform, a hedge fund seeding business, an open-ended mutual fund platform and a business that purchases stakes in established alternative asset managers. In all of BAAM's business lines, it carefully selects and partners with fund managers 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 preserving capital during stressed market environments.

Job Title:

Investor Relations and Business Development ("IRBD"), Analyst

Job Description:

The Analyst will be involved in supporting investor relations and client servicing efforts for Asia based clients of Blackstone's Hedge Fund Solutions (BAAM) business. The Analyst will be based in New York and partner with Blackstone IRBD professionals based in Hong Kong and Singapore to cover BAAM's Asia based clients. The Analyst will have significant interface with members of BAAM's investment team in addition to the global BAAM IRBD team. The Analyst will also gain exposure to other groups across the firm (including operations, reporting, legal and compliance, corporate finance, and External Relations and Strategy). The Analyst will represent Blackstone and interface with our clients directly. Furthermore, the Analyst will:

* Spearhead work related to client deliverables and partner with the NY based investment, operations and legal teams for such deliverables

* Be responsible for knowledge of client portfolios and communicate with clients on new manager fundings, investment guidelines, client consents, etc.

* Respond to ad hoc client inquiries

* Work on broad IRBD team projects around new business initiatives and product lines

* Conduct market research and prepare investor materials

* Complete due diligence requests and create investor profiles

* Provide investor relations diligence support to BAAM investors globally

Qualifications:

Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. Prior internship or work experience at a financial services firm is preferred. The successful candidate should have 1-2 years of prior work experience and must have an undergraduate degree with a strong GPA.

In addition to strong analytical and quantitative skills, the successful candidate should (have):

* Strong communication skills

* A demonstrated ability to write effectively

* Be a collaborative team player

* Excellent attention to detail

* Independent, proactive and resourceful

* Good judgment

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.

The Blackstone Group and its affiliates ("Blackstone") provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other classification prohibited by applicable law.