Job title: Analyst
Blackstone’s Real Estate Acquisitions (or Private Equity) Group offers Analysts the experience on a professional team whose work involves the acquisition of real estate-related companies, portfolios of real estate assets and individual properties worldwide. Analysts at Blackstone have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of real estate investing and can expect to be staffed on a number of transactions at once. Due to the relatively small size of the professional staff, Analysts are expected to assume integral roles on deal teams. Associates are involved with the development, structuring and financing of transactions and regularly attend both internal and external meetings, negotiations and due diligence sessions.
Analysts will work on a wide range of transactions including acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, recapitalisations, joint ventures and leveraged buyouts.
Typically, Analyst work will include:
- Real estate and public company valuation analysis
- Excel modeling
- Market research
- Data mining
- Performing various analyses to assist in making investment decisions
- Development of presentations
- Leading due diligence and execution of transactions
- Drafting of memoranda for internal and external use
- Assisting with legal negotiations and due diligence
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 $370 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. Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.
Blackstone Real Estate Overview:
Blackstone is a global leader in real estate investing. Blackstone’s real estate business was founded in 1991 and has approximately $104 billion in investor capital under management. Blackstone’s real estate portfolio includes hotel, office, retail, industrial and residential properties in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Major holdings include Hilton Worldwide, Invitation Homes (single family homes), Logicor (pan-European logistics) and prime office buildings in the world’s major cities. Blackstone real estate also operates one of the leading real estate finance platforms, including management of the publicly traded Blackstone Mortgage Trust.
Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, mature and intelligent and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavours. Prior analytical experience and a basic knowledge of accounting, finance, and real estate are desirable.
The successful candidate should have:
- Strong communication skills
- A demonstrated ability to write effectively
- A desire to work in a team environment, often under pressure
- Excellent attention to detail
- Intellectual curiosity
- Good judgment
- A desire to contribute to a positive culture
- Perseverance and stamina
- Presence and poise
Qualifications and experience requirements
To be considered for the 2018 Analyst programme, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or masters student
- Anticipated graduation date: 2018
Accepted degree subjects
The role will be based at Blackstone offices at 40 Berkeley Square
How to apply
CV must include expected graduation month/year and grade and should be in PDF format.
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, colour, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other category protected by law.
We are accepting applications from 4 October 2017 – 31 October 2017.
Closing date: 31/10/2017
This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 31/10/2017