BlackRock Director, Real Assets Structuring in New York, New York


Proposed Role Description

A business team attorney with a wide-ranging experience and skill set who will provide execution support to the team and advise on all aspects of alternative investing, from private fund formation, to structuring and consummation of investment and divestiture transactions, to asset management. This individual will be an integral part of the business team and assist in coordinating projects and managing business relationships, including participating in business committees and working with personnel from all areas of the business. In addition, this person will advise and provide recommendations to senior management on a myriad of business, corporate, legal, regulatory and compliance matters, while facilitating deal execution.

The role would require the person to be flexible in responding to business requirements to achieve successful results, while managing risks appropriately, creating and presenting solutions and alternatives, exercising strong commercial judgment and excelling under pressure. Responsibilities to include:

Private Equity & Debt

  • Advise on fundraising, formation and management of complex fund structures for equity and debt funds, including co-investment vehicles, club deals and joint venture arrangements, and structure investment vehicles to respond to investor needs and negotiate side letters.

  • Advise on financing for funds and investment vehicles, including subscription financing.

  • Advise on structuring and deployment of debt capital, including the development and negotiation of debt funds and credit facilities.

Alternative Investment Transactions & Divestitures

  • Be involved in all stages of the deal lifecycle from origination to divestitures, including the structuring and execution of investment, financing and divestiture transactions while utilizing specific expertise in energy and infrastructure sectors.

  • Work closely alongside business teams, product attorneys, outside counsel on various infrastructure and energy transactions, including project M&A, project private placements, private equity investments, co-investments, infrastructure debt financing, direct lending, restructurings, joint ventures and other similar transactions.

  • Review, draft and/or manage outside counsel review of investment documentation including purchase agreements, shareholders agreements, power purchase agreements, construction and operating and management agreements, turbine supply agreements, credit agreements, indentures, letters of intent, confidentiality agreements and other similar transactional documentation.

  • Analyze investment and divestiture opportunities, including having an active role in due diligence and working with and managing third-party experts and advisors, and discussing findings and providing recommendations and solutions.

  • Structure and implement exit strategies, including sale transactions, syndications, auction processes, initial public offerings, spin-offs, and leveraged recapitalizations.

Asset Management & Divestitures

  • Provide asset management support by advising business teams with respect to general commercial and operational issues related to portfolio and debt investments, including corporate, securities, financing and dispute resolution / litigation matters involving portfolio companies and debt issuers.

  • Advise internal stakeholders to develop, establish and improve internal processes relating to investments.

  • Provide advice and structure hedging strategies as needed, including use of derivatives and other structured products.

Job Function: Investment Management (Trading, Research, Portfolio Management)

Organization: Inv-Alt-Real Assets

Title: Director, Real Assets Structuring

Primary Location: Americas-United States-New York

Requisition ID: 173032

Job Posting: Oct 5, 2017, 4:29:10 PM

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