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Junior Portfolio Manager, EMEA CRE Acquisitions

Reference
VAC-26888
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Banking & Finance
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Expiry Date
01/06/2021
PIMCO is looking to hire an Analyst to join its dynamic Opportunistic Real Estate Acquisitions team.

Job Description


We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $1.91 trillion in assets for clients around the world.  PIMCO has over 2,800 employees in 17 offices globally.  PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.
PIMCO is one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

 

Position Description:

PIMCO Real Estate is one of the world’s largest and most diversified commercial real estate platforms, managing more than $100 billion in core, core-plus, value-add and opportunistic real estate assets around the world. The PIMCO Opportunistic Real Estate team has a broad investment mandate, including investments in private and public equity and debt in real estate and real-estate related assets. Whether we invest in commercial and residential properties and portfolios, or directly into real estate operating companies and servicing platforms, we seek to apply a consistent set of investment principles and analytics, leveraging both public and private data points.

 

Role Description:

PIMCO is looking to hire an Analyst to join its dynamic Opportunistic Real Estate Acquisitions team. The successful candidate will focus on underwriting and assist in sourcing and executing transactions. The team targets real estate and real estate related investments, across EMEA, for a wide range of funds (incl. TacOpps), though primarily for the opportunistic funds (BRAVO). This role is based in London and reports to Head of Commercial Real Estate, EMEA. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

· Support transactions from cradle to grave: underwriting, manage due diligences and their processes, support the asset management team during transitions in particular, bolt-ons and exit underwriting 
· Support financing activities for both new and existing investments, including evaluation of different financing options, legal coordination and negotiation with lenders 
· Support the preparation of investment memoranda to be presented to PIMCO investment committees 
· Contribute to thematic reviews and strategic research for investment theses

Position Requirements:

Qualifications:
• The successful candidate will most likely come from private equity, hedge fund or a bank with 2-3 years of relevant experience 
• The candidate should be able to demonstrate the following skills: 
    o Strong analytical skills and grasp of financial concepts 
    o Ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines                                                                                                                                                        o Demonstrated leadership capabilities                                                                                                                                                                      o Strategic mindset with the capacity to think “outside of the box”                                                                                                                              o Entrepreneurial streak                                                                                                                                                                                              o Cultural fit is essential as the team encourages an integrated approach: the successful candidate should be comfortable in a non-  hierarchical, international and collaborative environment                                                                                                                                                o European language skills considered an advantage 

 Assessment Criteria:
• Cultural fit and potential to grow with the team  
• Exceptional financial modelling and analytical skills 
• Curiosity and desire to be a contributor/drive to enhance the business 
• Communication skills