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AEW, part of Natixis Investment Managers*, is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world with ?63.5 billion in assets under management and over 600 professionals in 14 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. In Europe, AEW manages almost ?30 billion in properties of all types located in 14 countries across Europe. In the last five years, AEW has invested and divested a total volume of over ?19bn of real estate across European markets.
The London office is the second largest after Paris where the headquarters are located and has executed some of the largest European transactions with some individual deals in the ?200-?500 million range. The investment team in our London office sources and executes pan-European real estate transactions for the benefit of AEW's various property funds and separate accounts. Whilst the team deals with all types of real estate, it specializes in value-add and opportunistic transactions.
* Natixis IM is part of the top 20 largest asset managers worldwide with over $860 billion of AUM
As our VIE, you are expected to assist the investment team mostly through Excel-based analytical support, closely working with the other members of the team.You will spend a large proportion of their time on:
? Financial/cash flow modeling in MS Excel, at un-leveraged, leveraged and post-tax cash-flow levels, often including JV and/or promote waterfall mechanisms;
? Writing investment memos and recommendations for the investment committee in MS Powerpoint or MS Word;
? Gathering and summarising property market research.
Based on the level of experience, speed of progression and deal flow, you may also be involved in coordinating market, legal and technical consultants throughout the acquisition due diligence process, as well as responding to inquiries from clients or providers of capital.
The London office is lean and reactive so the right candidate is expected to show some flexibility with regard to the range of possible tasks that he/she could be assigned.
? Strong academic record with good first degree in economics or a business/finance related subject;
? Real estate degree an advantage.
? Very strong analytical and quantitative skills;
? Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and its advanced functions;Ability to model real-estate cash-flow with nested logic functions an advantage;
An Excel/modelling test will be given following a successful interview;
? Good knowledge of MS Word and MS Powerpoint;
? Good written and oral communications skills;
? Understanding of real estate valuation an advantage.
? Works effectively and co-operatively as a team member;
? Solicits senior level guidance on key matters;
? Demonstrates strong attention to detail;
? Displays efforts and actions to improve knowledge and expertise in real estate fundamentals and financial analysis;
? Exhibits self-motivation, maturity, independence and appropriate initiative;
? Highly motivated with a flexible attitude in relation to the possible tasks to undertake.
Spefific skills (IT, foreign languages, others?):
? Proficiency in English;
? Another European language is desirable: French, German, Dutch or Spanish in particular.