Investment Banking Division – Real Estate Team – Associate

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 22 May 18 2018-05-22

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Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Department Profile

Morgan Stanley is a worldwide leader in investment banking and is one of the top firms in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), underwriting of equity and equity-related transactions, corporate debt issuance, and high-yield debt financing. With professionals in 30 countries, we are consistently recognized for our performance in both traditional and innovative financing techniques, helping a wide range of clients around the world to make and execute decisions about their business strategy and financial structure.

Team Profile

Morgan Stanley’s Real Estate Banking group (MSREB) works with European public and private real estate companies, institutions and individuals on mergers and acquisitions, strategy advisory, and executions of public and private capital markets transactions. As an Associate on the European Investment Banking team, you will work with Officers and Senior Bankers on a variety of execution and business development assignments while interacting directly with senior-level financial and strategic decision-makers at some of the European largest corporations, as well as with smaller, private clients. Professionals on the European team are mainly located in London and Paris and work closely with the IBD group and Global Capital Markets colleagues in Europe. An ideal candidate would have prior real estate and financial industry / investment banking experience.


• Managing and assisting in the execution of corporate finance transactions.
• Performing financial analysis, strategic business analysis and detailed industry research.
• Preparing and delivering client presentations in a clear and compelling manner.
• Acting as a mentor and role model to Analysts.


Skills Required

• Top class undergraduate degree or equivalent from leading universities
• Relevant Investment Banking Analyst experience or equivalent required
• Real Estate experience/knowledge is essential
• Fluency in English and ideally other languages (German, Spanish, French)
• Must have strong analytical and modelling skills – these are critical to success as an Associate
• Knowledge of basic accounting and financial concepts; ability to analyse and value businesses
• A positive, highly motivated individual who exhibits strong leadership and management qualities
• Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential
• Strong work ethic
• Committed to delivery of highest quality work product; strong attention to detail
• Proactive; self-motivated and goal oriented
• Strong team player able to work effectively in a team environment

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.#LI-LD1