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Analyst

Analyst

Job ID 
2017-1203
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
UK-London
Posted Date 
9/21/2017
Category 
Investment Management

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Overview

Colony NorthStar, Inc. (“CLNS”) is a leading global real estate and investment management firm that creates long-term value through investing in real estate and real estate-related assets. The firm is a global brand which spans across 18 offices in 10 countries with 500+ employees and which has invested $100 billion+ over 26 years in 20+ countries. CLNS has assets under management of $56 billion and manages capital on behalf of its stockholders, as well as institutional and retail investors in private funds, non-traded and traded real estate investment trusts and registered investment companies.

 

CLNS’ management team has significant experience in managing a diversified pool of commercial real estate investments, including commercial properties, corporate, debt investments and real estate-related securities. We invest in areas that enable us to leverage our extensive real estate investment expertise and our broad capital markets knowledge to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for our shareholders.

 

We are focused on the following core businesses:

 

Real Estate Investments: CLNS sources and executes complex real estate investments, including real estate private equity fund acquisitions and strategic corporate investments either for its own balance sheet or on behalf of Real Estate Investment Trusts and opportunistic closed-end credit funds.

 

NorthStar Realty Europe (“NRE”)

  • NRE is a commercial company listed on the NYSE with approximately $2.0 billion portfolio with 30 high-quality properties predominately in the U.K., France and Germany
  • Equity REIT with relatively low-leverage profile (expected 40-50% loan-to-value) focused on direct ownership of real estate
  • Characteristics including: i) Long term capital ii) Flexibility to invest in across the capital structure in all major jurisdictions and sectors and iii) Experienced, dedicated investment team in Europe

 

Opportunistic Closed-end Credit Funds

  • Colony Distressed Credit Fund (CDCF) is a series of global closed-end credit funds
  • Target attractive risk-adjusted returns through investments in real estate and real estate related credit, with emphasis on loan originations, NPLs and REO acquisitions

 

Asset Management: Over $8.1 billion of assets under management in Europe

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Primary role in investment analysis, structuring, and closing of transactions;
  • Tracking ongoing pipeline deal flow and other internal processes;
  • Preparing investment memos;
  • Drafting term sheets;
  • Working closely with portfolio management, accounting and legal teams to coordinate transaction closings;
  • Preparing sensitivity analyses and portfolio stratifications;

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of investment/lending experience with demonstrated passion for real estate;
  • Financial modelling expertise along a diverse range of assets and deal structures;
  • Strong writing and communication skills with investment presentation experience;
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • BA or BS degree with strong academic record;
  • Ability to work well in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment

 

 

CLNS offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.  Please see our website at http://www.clns.com/ for more information.