Blackstone is hiring Tactical Opportunities - 2019 Offcycle Intern in London,United Kingdom

2019-06-10 Blackstone Blackstone

Blackstone is hiring Tactical Opportunities - 2019 Offcycle Intern in London,United Kingdom

Job Description:

2019 Offcycle Intern – Blackstone Tactical Opportunities





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 $512 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 Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.


Business Unit:            

Tactical Opportunities


Business Unit Overview:       

Tactical Opportunities (Tac Opps) is Blackstone's opportunistic investment platform.  The Tac Opps team invests globally across asset classes, industries and geographies, seeking to identify and execute on attractive, differentiated investment opportunities.  As part of the strategy, the team leverages the intellectual capital across Blackstone’s various businesses while continuously optimizing its approach in the face of ever-changing market conditions.


Job Title:

2019 Offcycle Intern


Job Description:

Interns will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of projects and be staffed on a number of assignments at one time. Due to the relatively small size of the professional staff, Interns are able to assume integral roles on deal teams.


Interns will work closely with the investment team on sourcing, due diligence and executing investment opportunities. This is an opportunity for an extraordinary performer who has already mastered financial analytical and research skills through personal investing, academic work and professional experience.      

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Work with research and conduct research on companies, industries, and asset classes.
  • Perform pertinent financial analyses, including discounted cash flow, comparables, and precedent transactions.
  • Work with research to prepare due diligence packs for the investment team, providing relevant, informative materials.
  • Conduct interviews with industry experts.
  • Prepare written summaries and presentation materials for the investment team.
  • Build detailed operating models on prospective deals.
  • Draft information memorandum and marketing
  • Provide overall support to investment team.



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):

  • 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
  • presence and poise
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance are desirable.


Internship Requirements:

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

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or masters student or having just graduated
  • CV must include expected graduation month/year and grade and should be in PDF format.
  • Must be able to start between September/October 2019 and ideally be available for up to six months


MBAs and experienced hires should refer to the Associate or Experienced hire opportunities listed on our career site:


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).


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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