Blackstone Tactical Opportunities - 2020 Summer Analyst in New York,USA

2019-04-18 Blackstone Blackstone

Blackstone Tactical Opportunities - 2020 Summer Analyst in New York,USA
New York

Job Description:

Summer Analyst – Tactical Opportunities







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Tactical Opportunities


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: 2020 Summer Analyst – Tactical Opportunities


Job Description:        


Blackstone’s Summer Analyst program is a unique experience among financial firms, enabling participants to develop a well-rounded and fine-tuned business mind. Upon completion of training, Blackstone Summer Analysts 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, Summer Analysts are able to assume integral roles on deal teams.


Summer Analysts 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.


The ideal candidate should possess: resourcefulness and thoroughness in conducting financial analytics, research; ability to work independently; good project management skills with the ability to multi-task; and strong written, presentation and oral communication skills.


•           Conduct research on companies, industries, and asset classes.

•           Perform all pertinent financial analyses, including discounted cash flow, comparables, and precedent transactions.

•           Prepare due diligence packs for the investment team, providing relevant, informative analytics and background research.

•           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 materials for the investment team.

•           Provide overall support to investment team.   




  • Investment research
  • Financial analysis, valuation, and modeling
  • Industry and competitive analysis
  • Business diligence
  • Drafting of memoranda for internal and external use
  • Assistance in the execution and financing of transactions




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 verbal and written communication skills
  • A desire to work in a team environment with dynamic roles
  • A basic knowledge of accounting and finance is required
  • 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 2020 Summer Analyst Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student
  • Anticipated graduation date: Fall 2020 – Spring 2021
  • 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.

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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