Real Estate Research & Advisory Analyst – London

  • Highly Competitive + Bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Dartmouth Partners
  • 21 Jun 18 2018-06-21

A leading buyside real estate fund is looking to speak with candidates who possess excellent quantitative, qualitative and interpersonal skills for a Research Analyst position. The analyst will be based in London and support the team in evaluating real estate fund investment opportunities, target and perform due diligence on selected fund managers, analyse PPMs, financial statements and investment returns.

As part of the investment team, the analyst will have the opportunity to articulate findings and present recommendations to the firm’s investment committee. The analyst will have exposure to all levels of the firm, from the partners to fellow analysts on a daily basis and will have opportunities to interact with many of the top investment managers in the real estate industry.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Undertake market research using publicly available information and proprietary databases to identify, quantify and analyse trends across a variety of European property types
  • Interpret financial analyses prepared by target fund managers, including track records and financial statement analysis
  • Support senior research staff on managing and tracking investment opportunities
  • Assess legal, marketing and supporting materials of prospective fund managers to identify key value drivers and areas for further diligence
  • Help construct an argument regarding a decision to invest or not invest, and communicate that argument efficiently in written materials; be able to defend a position in a team environment, including investment committee meetings
  • Use creativity to analyse data and to test hypotheses regarding the attractiveness of specific sectors and investment opportunities
  • Form an independent opinion about the attractiveness of a property sector and/or geography as an investment opportunity; clearly articulate findings
  • Analyse and monitor the performance of the firm's existing fund managers and underlying investments; prepare for and participate in meetings with managers, and conduct on-going due diligence



Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Exceptional business writing skills with experience preparing research reports, offering memos and/or investment committee memos
  • Demonstrable analytical capabilities
  • Ability to represent the firm credibly in written and interpersonal communications
  • High proficiency in Word, Power Point and Excel
  • Demonstrate maturity, reliability and attentiveness to detail and adhere to the highest ethical standards