We are working on behalf of one of the world's leading alternative investment and private equity firms to hire Analyst and Associate level candidates for their dedicated European Real Estate asset management platform in London.
As well as performing asset management services, the team also underwrites Real Estate backed non-performing loan and direct real estate portfolio investments, working to identify investment opportunities across European markets.
Due to expansion, the firm is seeking to hire Analysts and Associates who will works across both acquisitions and asset management.
The role will involve the analysis, underwriting, due diligence and execution of opportunistic Real Estate investments (direct Real Estate and NPL portfolios) and the management and oversight of their pan-European Real Estate portfolio.
Undertake analytical assessment of new investment opportunities
Collate underwriting assumptions and the review of Real Estate/ NPL portfolio data, real estate valuation, legal documentation and other materials forming part of due diligence process (leases, legal, technical, maintenance, tax etc.)
Responsible for the creation and maintaining valuation models and financial cash-flows for target acquisitions
A strong understanding of Real Estate cash flows and value drivers
Support and participate in writing investment committee memos
Establish constructive relationships with internal and external counterparties at all levels
Defining deliverables and maintaining deadlines in the underwriting and bid process
Demonstrate ability to select, manage and coordinate advisers and operating partners on a Pan European basis to assist investment due diligence and valuation
Identify value in complex situations
Drafting of ad hoc presentations
Asset & Portfolio Management:
Responsibility for the day-to-day management of portfolios, including performance management and reporting, assisting the development of business plans, modelling responsibility and ensuring compliance with debt financing
Portfolio Performance Management:
Analyse and manage deal / portfolio performance against business plans
Conduct scenario analysis based on micro and macro factors (liaising with the Property and Work-out teams) to assess risks and upsides.
Propose potential remedial or value enhancing strategies to enhance portfolio returns.
Scenario Analysis: Support in business-critical asset management decisions through portfolio return scenario analysis.
Modelling: Ensure proper modelling of allocated portfolios, including developing new transaction models and maintaining and enhancing existing models.
Liaise with workout/real estate/servicing/ finance teams to develop and deliver semi-annual business plans.
Prepare bi-annual business plan update memorandum.
Qualifications & Education:
Finance or Real Estate based degree
1 to 6 years real estate advisory or banking or investment management experience, ideally with hands on real estate underwriting / acquisitions exposure