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BlackRock Associate, Private Credit | BlackRock in Los Angeles, California

Associate, Private Credit | BlackRock

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Associate, Private Credit

Los Angeles, US

Investment Professionals – Investments

About BlackRock

BlackRock’s business is investing on behalf of our clients, from large institutions to parents and grandparents, doctors and teachers who entrust their savings to us. We are committed to our clients—period. Our promise is to offer them the clearest thinking about what to do with their money and the products and services they need to secure a better financial future.

That’s why investors of all kinds have made us the world’s largest asset manager, entrusting us with trillions of dollars, and it’s why companies, institutions and global governments come to us for help meeting their biggest financial challenges.

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About this role

Position Description:

This position will work closely with senior deal team members to underwrite and monitor a variety of middle market corporate loans. Credit strategies relating to this role include private direct lending and syndicated loans across multiple industries.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct due diligence on prospective investments including research and prepare analyses of companies, industries, financial analysis and legal document review;

  • Prepare and maintain financial models, company valuation analysis, debt capacity and risk assessment monitoring, as well as various internal and external materials;

  • Monitor and manage existing investment portfolio companies, which will include collecting and reviewing financial information, tracking industry trend, and preparing ongoing materials for internal and external purposes; and

  • Manage due diligence and credit relationships at appropriate levels


  • 2 years of corporate credit underwriting experience in major commercial banks or fixed income / credit managers; or transaction experience in middle market investment banks or financial advisory firms.

  • Ability to perform superior financial analysis of companies and impact of financing, transaction and operational variables with solid financial modeling skills and flawless attention to details

  • Must have solid communication and superior writing skills to articulate complex issues in a straightforward and digestible manner to internal and external audience

  • Basic understanding of various credit instruments and provisions in credit documentation is required

  • Experience working with complex capital structures is highly preferred

  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, active investing environment with a proven commitment to high quality work

  • Self-starter with a high level of integrity and strong teamwork orientation

About BlackRock

BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.84 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit | Twitter: @blackrock at | Blog: at | LinkedIn: .

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