BlackRock US Private Capital, Investment Associate in San Francisco, California
About this role
BlackRock's US Private Capital ('USPC') is a private investment business unit of BlackRock's Global Fundamental Credit Platform. We are a dedicated team focused on providing innovative capital solutions to US middle market companies through directly originated investments that generate attractive risk-adjusted returns.
We are seeking an Associate-level professional to join a small team that manages a portfolio of over 100 privately placed debt investments. This person will be responsible for assisting in the underwriting of new investments, the regular monitoring of the portfolio and preparation of periodic reports of performance. This position will report into a senior Investment Professional in USPC's San Francisco Office focused on venture lending and also partner with other professionals within the organization. Candidates should have a background in credit or venture stage investing and research and modeling skills to assist in portfolio monitoring and managing existing investments as well as familiarity with underwriting new investments. Critical to individual success will be investment judgment, ability to work constructively with investment partners, willingness to take initiative, being resourceful and intellectually curious.
Research industries, companies and create detailed financial models to highlight relevant metrics to be used in the investment decision making process
Produce quality analysis of company and diligence information to support investment conclusions
Develop accurate, flexible financial models / scenario analysis
Preparation of concise, accurate and complete investment memoranda
Actively monitor portfolio existing portfolio names
Requirements / Qualifications:
Investment Banking and Private Credit experience a plus
Superior analytical, thinking, and communication (oral and written) skills
Candidates must be comfortable participating in diligence meetings with senior management; portfolio companies, sponsors and other investment professionals
Motivated, self-starter that seeks problem solving situations
2+ years relevant experience
Must be able to work in team-oriented environment and show ability to quickly climb learning curve
Degree / License:
- Finance Degree or related business Degree
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.
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.
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