Vice President, Legal Transactions – Infrastructure Investments – New York

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Join leading Investment management company BlackRock as Vice President, Legal Transactions – Infrastructure Investments in New York, US. refer job details to submit BlackRock job application in New York.

 

Job Title : Vice President, Legal Transactions – Infrastructure Investments

Location : New York, US

Job Category: Legal & Compliance

 

Description

About this role

BlackRock’s Legal and Compliance team works with business teams to develop investment management products and business solutions that comply with the numerous legal and regulatory requirements to which BlackRock is subject and to deploy capital managed on behalf of clients. Legal and Compliance is responsible for, among other things, overseeing regulatory matters; coordinating litigation and legal proceedings; negotiating and structuring contracts and other complex transactions; providing ongoing legal advice across investment platforms regarding new and existing products, strategies and investments; establishing legal and compliance policies and procedures that meet applicable regulatory requirements and testing the operative effectiveness of those policies and procedures and conducting training.
                                                                                                                       
L&C Infrastructure Investments – Transactions Group Attorney

BlackRock is searching for an experienced infrastructure transactional attorney who will provide legal coverage of transactions and investments across the BlackRock investment platform in the Americas including the BlackRock Global Infrastructure, Global Renewable Power and Infrastructure Debt funds. This role will have a key responsibility for supporting business activities relating to debt financing, equity investments, acquisitions, sales and joint ventures in the energy and infrastructure sectors. The ideal candidate must have the ability to coordinate complex projects and transactions involving different business groups and multiple products.

While working as part of the BlackRock legal department, the successful candidate will partner with portfolio managers, tax, operations, product lawyers, compliance team members and external lawyers and will be responsible for advising on as well as negotiating complex legal transactions in connection with investments made on behalf of BlackRock clients and funds.

Primary Responsibilities

Lead and manage the negotiation and execution of infrastructure investments on behalf of BlackRock funds and accounts under management.
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, credit agreements, indentures, letters of intent, equity and debt commitment letters, confidentiality agreements and other similar transactional documentation.
Manage external deal counsel, in conjunction with the investment team, and work closely with portfolio managers, colleagues on the global Legal Transactions team and the compliance, tax, risk and operations teams during execution of a transaction.
Provide advice and support to internal stakeholders to develop, establish and improve internal processes relating to investments.
Coordinate with compliance teams with respect to information barriers, restricted list reviews, inside information, thresholds and other regulatory coverage areas including FERC, antitrust and merger control considerations.
Take initiative to identify and analyze problems, generate alternative solutions and make decisions with little direction/supervision.
Organize training sessions for the business and keep abreast of key market terms and conditions.

Requirements

A J.D. with superior academic credentials from a nationally-recognized law school and five to seven years’ experience as a lawyer in a major law firm or the legal department of an asset manager.

Significant experience in infrastructure project transactions.
Strong technical legal and commercial skills.
Experience advising fund managers and non-bank institutions as investors, sponsors or lenders is a key attribute.
Ability to oversee and effectively manage outside counsel and internal stakeholders.
Strong organizational skills and ability to work with others and manage multiple time sensitive matters in a demanding, fast-paced and fluid environment.
Motivated team player with ability to work independently and potential to lead as necessary.
Ability to take initiative to anticipate, identify and analyze issues, generate potential solutions and make decisions independently.
Exceptional interpersonal, analytical, written and oral communication skills – must be able to resolve complex issues in a practical manner on a compressed timeline and to communicate complex concepts in an understandable way.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills – presents ideas in a clear, concise and constructive manner.

Our benefits
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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