Blackstone is hiring Private Equity - 2019 Off-Cycle Intern in London,United Kingdom

2019-08-06 Blackstone Blackstone

Blackstone is hiring Private Equity - 2019 Off-Cycle Intern in London,United Kingdom
London

Job Description:

Employer:

Blackstone

 

Firm Profile:

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 $545 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

 

Blackstone Private Equity Overview

With $171 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 Description:

Blackstone’s private equity group offers Intern Analysts the chance to engage in the direct acquisition of large and midsized companies in a variety of sectors worldwide. The investment process develops both the financial skills of investment banking and the strategic thinking of management consulting. As a result, this internship program offers a unique experience among financial firms, enabling our interns to develop a well-rounded and fine-tuned business mind. Interns at Blackstone have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of projects and be staffed on a number of assignments at once. Due to the relatively small size of the professional staff, interns can assume integral roles on deal teams. Interns are involved with the development, structuring and financing of transactions and regularly attend internal meetings, negotiations and due diligence sessions.

 

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities will include:

·        financial analysis and modelling

·        investment research

·        competitive analysis

·        assistance in the execution of transactions

·        drafting of memoranda for internal and external use

·        communications with portfolio company senior management

 

Qualifications:

Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavours.  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

·        good judgment

·        perseverance and stamina

·        contribute to a positive culture

·        show selfless commitment

·        presence and poise

 

Knowledge of accounting and finance and experience of investment banking are desirable.

 

Requirements:

To be considered for the 2019 Offcycle Intern programme, applicants must meet the following criteria:

·        Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or masters student

·        Available for 3-6 month internship commencing September - December 2019 (flexible start date)

·        Anticipated graduation date: 2020 or 2021

 

Application Process:
Complete the Blackstone online application

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, 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).

 

The Blackstone Group and its affiliates 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.

 

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