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Analyst/Associate - Real Estate Investment

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Real Estate & Property Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -062021-73670_1623865171

  • Published:

    16 June 2021

  • Expiry date:

    15 August 2021

  • Start date:


Based in London the successful applicant will be a key contributor to scaling the European RE business and will be actively involved in the analysis and execution of new investments, engaged in day-to-day portfolio and asset management of the existing European portfolio, and global business development initiatives. This will provide broad exposure across multiple real estate sectors and geographies.

The Role:

  • Independently build and maintain detailed financial models to analyse opportunity
  • Examine Joint Ventures, club deals and other investment
  • Independently conduct research on property sectors and lead qualitative and quantitative analysis of broader work streams
  • Take an active role in the selection, evaluation and on-going monitoring of relationships and investments
  • Drive the underwriting process of real estate investments and ensure model accuracy
  • Coordinate closing activities internally and externally
  • Coordinate and draft investment memos and strategy papers to be presented to the investment committee
  • Take an active role in the monitoring and management of the investments
  • Manage and prepare quantitative analysis of portfolio and asset business plans

The Candidate:

  • Relevant experience in principal investing, corporate finance and/or M&A at a leading investment banking, consulting firm or asset manager with a focus on real estate
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written as well as verbally in English) with an ability to build working relationships internally and externally
  • Demonstrate adaptability, flexibility and initiative
  • Demonstrate deep interest in the real estate sector and for principal investing
  • Understanding of real estate valuation and investment appraisal techniques is essential
  • European foreign language skills and educational/working experience in one of our target Continental European markets is an asset
  • Advanced Skills in Microsoft Office