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Analyst/Associate - Real Estate Private Equity (French fluent)

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. This will provide broad exposure across multiple real estate sectors and geographies.

The Role:

  • Independently build and maintain detailed financial models to analyse opportunities

  • 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

The Candidate:

  • Fluent in French

  • 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 financial modeling skills, specifically fluency in Microsoft Excel are a requirement

  • 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

  • Advanced Skills in Microsoft Office