The Trading, Lending & Liquidity groups were established with the goals of improving trading standards across asset classes, streamlining and using counter-party relationships, attracting and retaining top trading talent in the industry, and developing a “One BlackRock” culture for trading activities.
Life at BlackRock
Wonder what it’s really like to work at BlackRock? Our employees from offices all over the world share their thoughts on what makes our culture so special and unlike any other financial services firm – and what’s kept them here.
Our business contains five teams:
Trading Leverages - deep market expertise and knowledge of supply and demand factors to buy and sell securities to deliver the best possible outcome for our clients
Global Capital Markets - Actively seeks out opportunities for new debt and equity issuances, so our Portfolio Managers get first access to new investment opportunities
Transition Management - Helps clients trade most efficiently when they are changing their investment strategy or benchmark
Lending & Liquidity
Securities - Lending Finds enhanced return for clients by lending out our funds’ securities on a short-term basis for a fee that improves the funds’ return. Borrows cash for some of BlackRock’s portfolios so that they can get a leveraged return
Cash - Provides access to liquidity directly to our clients by investing in short duration, low risk assets to satisfy clients’ investment objective of stable returns and immediate access to their funds
Our team is known for:
Trade execution: Finding the best prices in buying, selling, and lending securities
Evolving to serve our clients: Using the firm’s scale to drive innovation in the capital markets, and implementing technology solutions to better access supply in the markets
Managing change: Efficiently handling changes in clients’ investment strategies in order to preserve performance
Managing cash: Providing our clients with direct access to liquid cash when they need it
What will you do as an analyst?
Partner with traders to execute trades
Define execution strategies
Analyse trading performance
Provide quantitative and qualitative analysis on key strategic projects
Work closely with internal and external strategic partners to inform changes in products, processes and technology
What capabilities are we looking for?
Basic or intermediate coding and programming skills
Distilling large amounts of data
Summer Analyst Programme
Our Summer Analyst Programme is an 8-week internship designed to provide you with an exciting, supportive and fun experience which mirrors life as an Analyst at BlackRock. You’ll have real-world responsibilities during the summer, in addition to participating in professional development, networking and social events.
The Summer Analyst Programme acts as a feeder to the Full-Time Analyst Programme.
Candidates should have less than 18 months of directly relevant, full-time work experience and be graduating from an undergraduate or Master’s degree programme between January 2022 and December 2022.