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Legal & Compliance - Registered Funds - Attorney, VP

Blackstone

Blackstone

Legal
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 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: Legal & Compliance (L&C) focusing on Private Wealth Solutions (PWS) and Blackstone Credit & Insurance (BXCI)

Private Wealth Solutions

Private Wealth Solutions was established to answer the growing demand for Blackstone products from high-net worth investors. Partnering with many of the world’s largest private banks and wealth management firms as well as family offices, Blackstone’s Private Wealth Solutions team packages and delivers the full breadth of Blackstone’s alternative product capability to these firms and their clients and provides ongoing product and advisor support, as well as education and training around alternatives.

Blackstone Credit & Insurance

Blackstone Credit & Insurance (“BXCI”) is one of the world’s leading credit investors. Our investments span the credit markets, including private investment grade, asset based lending, public investment grade and high yield, sustainable resources, infrastructure debt, collateralized loan obligations, direct lending and opportunistic 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: Legal & Compliance - Registered Funds - Attorney, VP

Job Description:

This hire will work on a variety of legal and compliance matters and general corporate matters. Most notably, the focus will be leading the innovative formation and supporting the ongoing management of credit/insurance/real estate registered funds and private vehicles.

Primary job responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting senior attorneys with day-to-day project management and fund formation matters and participating in product development of varied investment structures across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Assisting from a legal perspective with the operational development and ongoing management of registered investment companies and alternative vehicles.
  • Assisting with the creation and management of registered fund board materials.
  • Managing regulatory filings (e.g., 8-Ks, 10-Q/Ks, Form 10s, N-2s, N_CSRs prospectus updates) and assist with managing day-to-day regulatory compliance oversight of registered funds.
  • Assisting with the development of a marketing and fundraising plan for registered funds.
  • Working with the in-house Legal & Compliance team and external counsel to monitor and implement legal and regulatory developments that impact the registered funds.
  • Providing regulatory and legal advice to investment professionals and business personnel, including preparation of reports to investment team and senior management.
  • Communicating on an ongoing basis with external counsel and various other counterparties regarding legal initiatives.
  • Supporting various business groups, including investment, marketing, accounting, operations and middle office departments.

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience practicing law as a law firm associate or in-house counsel, preferably focused on registered funds / investment management law. Capital markets background would also be suitable.
    • Familiarity working on BDCs and other registered funds is preferred but not required.
    • Experience with private funds and public company filings is not required but would be helpful.
  • Strong time and task management.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and raise issues in a timely and productive fashion.
    • This is a project management-heavy role, so the ability to manage various stakeholders is crucial.
  • Possess an interest in financial markets and legal processes with an ability to step in and work directly with stakeholders in the business.
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, proactive, intelligent, and proven excellence in prior endeavors.
  • Ability to be proactive in new situations and to independently manage projects to conclusion is important.
  • Must be a strong and independent thinker with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Team player.
  • Superior organizational and communication skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to write effectively.
  • Desire to work as part of a collaborative team and willingness to embrace a variety of issues and responsibilities.


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:

$150,000 - $225,000

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.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please email Human Resources at HR-Recruiting-Americas@Blackstone.com.

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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