Junior Investment Professional, Event Driven – Associate


New York, NY, USA
Posted on July 8, 2024

BlackRock’s Event Driven team manages a suite of event driven funds for both institutional and retail clients. The team manages three funds: a Cayman Hedge Fund, a UCITS fund, and a 1940 Act mutual fund. The strategy focuses on catalyst driven situations, including announced mergers and acquisitions, spin/split offs, management changes, financial/strategic restructurings, synergistic acquisitions, and collaborative activism. The Fund will invest across the capital structure allowing the team to generate alpha by implementing best ideas within a flexible risk-aware framework.

The Event Driven team is seeking an Associate to support the team’s research and investment process.


Job Responsibilities and Qualifications include:

  • Perform deep modeling, fundamental analysis and research for event-driven investments
  • Conduct due diligence into and monitoring of new investments and existing positions
  • Interact with company management teams via meetings, calls and conferences
  • Synthesize and communicate analysis, conclusions and recommendations
  • Otherwise assist the team to best leverage overall return on time


  • High performer with one to three years investment banking experience
  • Strong financial modeling, analytical and research skills and written/verbal communication
  • Strong work ethic, self-starter, intellectually curious, organized and clear thinker
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks in a constantly changing market environment
  • Team player, willing to help and learn from others in a collaborative and flat organization

For New York City only: The salary range for this position is $115,000 – $147,500. Additionally, employees are eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, and benefits including heath care, leave benefits, and retirement benefits. BlackRock operates a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy and your total compensation may vary based on role, location, and firm, department and individual performance.

Our Benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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