Blackstone Private Credit Strategies – 2025 Investment Professional, Associate

Blackstone

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on June 10, 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 LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

Business Unit Overview:

Blackstone Credit & Insurance

Blackstone Credit & Insurance (“BXCI”) is one of the world’s leading credit investors. Our investments span the credit markets, including direct lending, opportunistic, CLOs, high yield, infrastructure and asset based credit. We seek to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for institutional and individual investors by offering companies capital needed to strengthen and grow their businesses. BXCI is also a leading provider of investment management services for insurers, helping those companies better deliver for policyholders through our world-class capabilities in investment grade private credit.

Job Title:

Blackstone Credit & Insurance, Private Credit Strategies (Technology), 2025 Investment Associate, San Francisco

Start Date: Summer 2025

Job Description:

The Private Credit Strategies Group primarily focuses on providing private investment capital to upper middle market companies and private equity sponsors in connection with leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, growth financings and other corporate transactions, particularly within the software sector. The groups utilize a flexible approach when structuring investments, which may include senior debt (secured and unsecured), subordinated debt, preferred stock and/or private equity, thus providing candidates a chance to work on investments across the capital structure. Candidates will expand both quantitative and qualitative skills through the investment process and will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of industries and investment types.

Responsibilities:

Associates at Blackstone Credit will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of the investment process from initiation to close. Responsibilities will include financial analysis, execution of transactions (including meeting and interacting with management teams as part of the due diligence process), industry research and competitive analysis, legal documentation and drafting of memoranda for internal and external use. Candidates can expect to work on numerous projects at a time in various private investment opportunities., with a focus on software. The small size of the professional staff and the extent of the deal flow require lean staffing and significant responsibility sharing.

Qualifications:

Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. The successful candidate should have:

  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience from investment banking, private equity or private credit as of Summer 2025
  • Experience in analyzing financial statements and conducting due diligence
  • Exceptionally strong financial modeling skills
  • Strong organizational and process management skills
  • Strong communication skills, a demonstrated ability to write effectively
  • A desire to work in a team environment, and the ability to think and work independently

San Francisco Applicants: Blackstone will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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.

Expected annual base salary range:

$140,000 – $140,000

Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual’s experience, skills, qualifications and job location. For roles located outside of the US, please disregard the posted salary bands as these roles will follow a separate compensation process based on local market comparables.

Additional compensation: Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the advertised role.

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.

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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