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Fund Manager (m/f) Alternative Investments Real Estate Debt

Ref: AB/ AB/1278381
Salary
Bonus % + Bonus plus Benefits
Location
Germany, Hessen
Sector
Property & Real Estate, Portfolio Management
Date
18th April 2018
Job Type
Permanent

 Our client offers traditional and alternative investments across all major asset classes. The firm provides wealth management solutions and private banking services to high-net-worth clients and family offices.  The company has been actively investing in real estate assets for more than 40 years. Today, with a dedicated team located in cities around the world, the global platform manages over EUR 54 billion on behalf of institutional investors and private clients worldwide.

In the next months the portfolio management team in Frankfurt am Main will launch  new real estate debt funds (“Spezialfonds”) dedicated for real estate debt financing opportunities in the major European cities. Due to the launch of a new investment vehicle, the German team is currently looking to bring on board a Portfolio Manager (Fund Manager) to support the portfolio management team in Frankfurt. Candidates will have a track record working within the European real estate credit markets. Candidates will be working in Frankfurt and reporting directly to the senior management in Frankfurt and London.       

 

Area of Responsibility

  • Analyze suitable lending opportunities in Europa & the USA together with the Director Portfolio Management Credit
  • Analysis of potential new senior debt lending opportunities in terms of suitable sponsor, asset quality/security, suitable cash flow coverage, risks, mitigates, pricing and returns
  • Participation in the structuring of credit transactions in Europe and USA and responsibility for the preparation of term sheets and brochures
  • To determine lending requirements in Germany together with other bankers and communicate these lending requirements to third parties
  • Liaise other people within the portfolio management team (Portfolio Managers, Portfolio Controllers) to ensure quality control in the standard of presentation of potential lending transactions (deal presentation, term sheet, credit statement) to the Senior Management for endorsement to proceed, including appropriate initial property due diligence, investment analysis and consideration of appropriate credit viability
  • Utilization of meaningful network contacts for continuous business
  • Advising the partners and the credit committee throughout the process of planning, project development and implementation
  • Working closely with and reporting directly to the senior Management/ Geschäftsführer in Frankfurt

The required Profile 

  • Above average successfully completed university degree
  • Minimum of three years of relevant professional experience in the origination, execution and analysis of structured Real estate financing and / or the active management of real estate capital markets transactions with a bank, a private equity company, fund or real estate company ( investor or developer in the departments of Finance or Treasury)
  • Excellent knowledge in the areas of real estate finance , accounting and the common transaction structures (portfolio and individual property level , asset and share deals , sale and leaseback , fund structures , etc.) and current real estate capital market skills are required
  • Experience of capital markets, the use of debt and financial instruments, fund structuring and associated tax issues
  • Energetic, resourceful with the ability to take the initiative and make informed decisions. A proactive/diligent individual
  • A team player with demonstrable ability to work in a team
  • Good spoken and written English language skills with the ability to present and communicate effectively in English and German
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Please send your application documents in English quoting the reference number AB/1278381 to abaumruk@cobaltrecruitment.com or contact Anthony Baumruk (069 3 4877 4471) for more information. We are looking forward to receiving your application!

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