Overview

Job Description:

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 $584 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, 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 Twitter Blackstone.

GSO Capital Partners LP is the global credit investment platform of Blackstone. Our credit segment, which consists principally of GSO, has approximately $144 billion of assets under management. GSO is one of the largest alternative managers in the world focused on the leveraged-finance, or non-investment grade related, marketplace. GSO seeks to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns in its business by investing in a broad array of strategies including mezzanine debt, distressed investing, leveraged loans and other special-situation strategies. Its funds are major providers of credit for small and middle-market companies and they also advance rescue financing to help distressed companies.

Job Title: Attorney, Assistant Vice President

Job Description:

  • Assist investment and business groups in structuring, negotiating and facilitating new investments and related investment management considerations.

  • Manage legal aspects of new bespoke product launches, including structuring, drafting and negotiation of investment management documents and review and drafting of disclosures, and coordination with investment, marketing, operations, fund accounting and tax teams.

  • Coordinate with Blackstone funds formation team on new flagship fund launches.

  • Work on corporate projects related to the firm, including private and public transactions, operational matters, investor relations issues and new business initiatives.

  • Assist in a variety of day-to-day matters faced by in-house legal group related to large, dynamic global business, including review and negotiation of confidentiality agreements, vendor agreements and miscellaneous contracts.

  • Assist in the review of marketing materials, investor communications and responses to investor inquiries.

  • Assist in ongoing legal aspects of operating existing investment funds, including review of contractual provisions, preparing amendments and updating and revising of investment vehicles offering materials.

  • Coordinate with compliance team on transaction and investment funds-related compliance matters, including Advisers Act issues, trade clearance, regulatory filings and designing and testing of compliance systems.

  • Assist in the updating and maintenance of the firms policies and procedures, corporate governance documents and files and research/regulatory library and filings.

  • Support various business groups, including investment, marketing, accounting, operations and middle office departments.

  • Review constitutional documents, corporate materials, corporate resolutions, side letters, placement agency agreements and service agreements.

  • Desire to work as part of a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment and willingness to embrace a variety of issues.

Qualifications:

Seeking for an Attorney with 3-4 years experience. Must have a JD with experience in either leveraged finance, M&A, restructuring or capital markets to join a legal team doing challenging work in an extremely fast-paced environment. The attorney would be a part of a highly collaborative legal and compliance group and would interact closely with the firms investment teams. Ability to be proactive in new situations, and to manage projects and third parties, including outside counsel, is important. Must be willing to roll up sleeves and work with a variety of personalities.

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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