Overview

Our London office is looking for a Spanish-speaking Assistant Vice President in the European Private Equity group.

The responsibilities of an Assistant Vice President of European Private Real Estate Equity include, but are not limited to:

  • Sourcing and evaluating acquisition opportunities across Europe in various strategies and asset classes, including operating businesses and listed vehicle transactions
  • Assisting in the underwriting and evaluation of real estate transactions sourced by others within the team
  • Participating in the formulation of the overall investment strategy and focus areas
  • Preparing presentation materials of investment opportunities for internal Investment Committee purposes
  • Coordinating the due diligence and closing phase of the transaction in conjunction with internal and external parties
  • Supporting the debt raising processes
  • Managing investments through their lifecycle, including preparing business plans, periodic valuations and cash flow projections, and tracking progress against budget
  • Overseeing the main asset management initiatives related to portfolio investments
  • Evaluating and making recommendations on capital injections and strategic management decisions
  • Identifying areas of risks to investments
  • Analyzing and executing dispositions of investments as appropriate
  • Follow-on/strategy orientated sourcing and transaction screening
  • Providing leadership, training and mentoring to the Senior Associates and Associates

Qualifications

  • Fluent Spanish speaker
  • 5+ years previous experience in real estate finance such as private equity, investment banking or corporate finance
  • 3+ years of experience supporting senior investment team members on transaction execution and management
  • Preference for experience in underwriting and supporting transactions in Southern Europe specifically
  • Work as a self-starter who can function autonomously as well as collegially as part of a corporate team
  • Ability to manage several parallel projects
  • Demonstrate an ability to follow company’s best practices and values
  • Strong academic track record
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, along with excellent communication and organization skills
  • Strong financial modeling skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced team environment

Source: Heitman Career Page

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About Heitman

With over $37 billion in assets under management, Heitman is one of the world's premier real estate investment firms. Founded in the mid-1960s, Heitman is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The company has offices around the world including teams in Chicago, Los Angeles, Frankfurt, London, Luxembourg, Munich, Warsaw, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, and Melbourne.

Heitman's real estate investment strategies include private investments in real estate equity and debt as well as public real estate equity investments. The company actively manages separate account and commingled fund portfolios focused on core, value-add, and opportunistic strategies across North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company is also an active participant in the market for mezzanine and senior debt and offers investment management expertise to institutional investors interested in real estate securities.