2025 Blackstone Strategic Partners Summer Analyst

Blackstone

London, UK
Posted on June 24, 2024

Blackstone is the world’s largest alternative asset manager. 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 $1 trillion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, 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 LinkedInTwitter, and Instagram.

2025 Blackstone Strategic Partners Summer Analyst

Blackstone

Blackstone is the world’s largest alternative asset manager. We seek to deliver compelling returns for institutional and individual investors by strengthening the companies in which we invest. Our more than $1 trillion in assets under management include global investment strategies focused on real estate, private equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, credit, real assets, secondaries and hedge funds.?Further information is available at www.blackstone.com.

Blackstone Strategic Partners

Strategic Partners is a global leader in illiquid fund investing, including secondaries, co-investments and primary advisory. The Strategic Partners business was founded in 2000 and has significant experience in providing limited partners a range of liquidity solutions across illiquid asset classes on a fair, timely and confidential basis. Strategic Partners is one of the most prolific secondary market participants in the world and is recognized as an innovative investor, with broad transaction capabilities that reinforce its established reputation as a nimble and responsive investor. Through its private equity, infrastructure and real estate platforms Strategic Partners has executed 2,100+ transactions that represent interests in around 5,500 underlying fund interests managed by ~1,700 different financial sponsors.

Programme Description

Blackstone’s Summer Analyst Program spans 10 weeks, offering participants extensive exposure across the firm. This program provides Summer Analysts with valuable guidance through mentorship, continuous feedback, technical and soft skill training, networking opportunities with professionals across the firm, and the unique chance to fully immerse themselves in Blackstone’s culture.

Job Description

Blackstone’s Summer Analyst program offers a unique experience among financial firms, enabling participants to develop a well-rounded perspective on business and investing.  Strategic Partners provides the opportunity to join one of the most active and long-tenured investment teams in the secondary private equity industry.

Summer Analyst work may include:

Private Equity Secondaries Summer Analysts will be involved in extensive valuation analysis and financial modeling of private equity funds and portfolio companies. Asset class exposure will span leveraged buyout, growth equity, venture capital and private credit. Summer Analysts will gain valuable experience modeling secondary portfolio transactions, GP-led continuation funds, co-investments, primary commitments, and other unique deals. Additional responsibilities include preparing Investment Committee memos, structuring, and executing investments, and conducting various research projects.

Qualifications

Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who work well in a team-driven working group, are highly motivated, intelligent, have sound judgment and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors.

The successful candidate must possess:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A desire to work in a team environment with dynamic roles
  • A basic knowledge of accounting and finance
  • 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 judgement

To be considered for the 2025 Summer Analyst Programme, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or masters student
  • Anticipated graduation date: Summer 2026
  • CV must include expected graduation month/year and grade
  • CV must be in PDF format

Knowledge of accounting and finance and experience of investment banking are desirable, but not necessary.

The Principles that Matter Most:

  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Team Work
  • Entrepreneurship

Everything we do is guided by these principles, which define our character and culture; they have been at the core of Blackstone since its inception. These enduring qualities are the shared convictions that we bring to our professional and personal conduct. They are a fundamental strength of our business.

Application Process

Submit application Complete Pymetrics online gaming and video interview Interviews Superday Offer

Please note: This is a sample recruitment process times and stages may vary between business areas and regions.

Application Deadline

  • Applications will close on 27 October 2024
  • Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis

If you do not meet these criteria, please see Blackstone’s Careers website for other opportunities that may be available, including other entry level positions.

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position.  Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.

Blackstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to 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 class or status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.  All Blackstone employees, including but not limited to recruiting personnel and hiring managers, are required to abide by this policy.

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).

Depending on the position, you may be required to obtain certain securities licenses if you are in a client facing role and/or if you are engaged in the following:

  • Attending client meetings where you are discussing Blackstone products and/or and client questions;
  • Marketing Blackstone funds to new or existing clients;
  • Supervising or training securities licensed employees;
  • Structuring or creating Blackstone funds/products; and
  • Advising on marketing plans prepared by a sales team or developing and/or contributing information for marketing materials.

Note: The above list is not the exhaustive list of activities requiring securities licenses and there may be roles that require review on a case-by-case basis.  Please speak with your Blackstone Recruiting contact with any questions.

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