Established for c. 20 years with a recent €800m equity raise for deployment across Europe, this platform invests into value-add or distressed real estate, operational RE companies with operationally-tied variable cash flow supported by underlying real estate assets and challenged situations with assets/platforms ripe for repositioning.
This is a replacement/growth hire, following a number of promotions in the investment team. The business is looking to bring in one or potentially two Analysts to join the London team, where they will support the deployment of capital from the recently raised Fund.
The principal responsibility will be to support the team in all aspects of research, deal origination, modelling and analysis, execution and post transaction management.
This will include:
Analysis of opportunities, creation of corporate and asset investment models for underwriting and asset management purposes, sensitivity analysis, production of deal memoranda for internal and external Investment Committee purposes
Support in structuring potential acquisitions
Support in the management and reporting of existing and new investments
Support in the exit of transactions, realising value on underlying investments.
Candidates must have:
A strong academic background, degree-educated (2:1 and above) in a relevant subject
A minimum of one and a maximum of two years' experience as an Analyst in an investment, corporate finance, M&A, accounting or real estate environment
Excellent spoken and written English (essential), ideally also a second main European language
Strong numeracy and very well-developed analytical ability - must be highly quantitative with very strong Excel modelling skills (this will be tested)
Strong presentation and communication skills with a mature approach and the confidence to engage successfully with senior management
Strong communication, listening and organizational skills
Strong report writing skills/presentation skills
Diligent self-starting attitude and flexible approach to work
Willingness/ability to travel frequently
Ability to perform under time pressure with exceptional attention to detail
Demonstrable enthusiasm for private equity and asset-based investing.