Overview

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Business Unit:            

Legal & Compliance – ICS

Job Title:

ICS Fund Formation Attorney, Vice President                     

Job Description:

The attorney would be a part of a highly collaborative legal group and would:

  • Serve as the main point person regarding advice on fund formation legal matters throughout all stages for fundraising for Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Tactical Opportunities fund products
  • Assist and coordinate with outside counsel and business groups on legal matters relating to capital formation / fundraising and fund related issues with respect to investments
  • Interact closely with ICS, business teams and Blackstone’s fund formation legal team
  • Participate in structuring new products and other related product development initiatives
  • Assist in updating and revising of investment vehicles’ offering materials
  • Assist in the review of investor communications and responses to investor inquiries
  • Assist investment and business groups in structuring and facilitating new investments in various parts of capital structure

Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years out of law school spent practicing fund formation law
  • In-house fund formation lawyer or from a law firm with a fund formation practice
  • Must have technical experience and fundamental understanding of draw down funds
  • Experience with open ended funds is not required but would be very helpful
  • Experience drafting fund documentation
  • This role requires someone to be an issue spotter, practical thinker and problem solver
  • Desire to work as part of a collaborative team and willingness to embrace a variety of issues
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