BSP Private Debt Associate-836563
Benefit Street Partners ("BSP") is a leading credit-focused alternative asset management firm with approximately $26 billion in assets under management. Established in 2008, the BSP platform manages funds for institutions, high-net-worth and retail investors across various strategies including: private/opportunistic debt, liquid loans, high yield, special situations, long-short liquid credit and commercial real estate debt. These complementary strategies leverage the proprietary sourcing, analytical, operational and compliance capabilities that encompass BSP’s robust institutional platform.
BSP is a wholly owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. that, together with its various subsidiaries, operates as Franklin Templeton. Together we are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners. For over 65 years, Franklin Templeton’s success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.
This asset management firm invests across the global credit spectrum and its products include long/short liquid credit hedge funds, special situation, middle-market direct lending, long-only credit including CLO’s and a commercial real estate business.
The Company is seeking a bright, articulate, detail-oriented individual to join the Private Debt team to join as an Associate in August or September 2021. The successful candidate will take a central role in supporting the evaluation, structuring and negotiation of our private debt transactions, as well as in the monitoring of our investments. As a member of the firms’ investment team, the Associate will be involved in all aspects of the investing process including due diligence, execution and portfolio management. Our associates work with a small deal team in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment, and have constant interaction with the most senior members of the firm, as well as the senior management of our portfolio companies.
What are the ongoing responsibilities of a BSP Private Debt Associate?
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Modeling and valuation of potential investment opportunities
Perform quantitative and qualitative analyses used to support the underwriting of potential investments ideas and theses
Supporting the transaction due diligence and closing processes
Preparing detailed investment committee memoranda
Managing existing investments
Assisting in structuring transactions
Understanding key credit documentation and deal terms
What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone be successful?
1-2+ years of investment banking experience, preferably with some experience in leveraged finance or with debt/credit analysis
Ideally 2019 or 2020 graduate with strong academic record
Expert analytical and financial modeling skills
Outstanding interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills
What makes Franklin Templeton unique?
In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards—the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.
Highlights of our benefits include:
Three weeks paid time off the first year
Medical, dental and vision insurance
401(k) Retirement Plan with 75% company match on your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions, up to the IRS limits
Employee Stock Investment Program
Tuition Assistance Program
Purchase of company funds with no sales charge
Onsite fitness center and recreation center*
- Only applicable at certain locations
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