Acquisition Associate Acquisition Associate …

in El Segundo, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in El Segundo, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Acquisition Associate
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At Barings, we are as invested in our associates as we are in our clients. We recognize those who work diligently for us and reward them for personal and professional integrity, communication skills, distinct competencies and expertise in specific strategies, ability to collaborate as a team member and true dedication to the interests of our clients.

We thank you for your interest in joining the Barings team, and invite you to explore our current employment opportunities.

Business Unit:

Real Estate

Department: US Real Estate Equity, Western Region

Title: Acquisition Associate

Location: El Segundo, CA

Barings is a $325+ billion* global financial services firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients and customers. Through active asset management and direct origination, we provide innovative solutions and access to differentiated opportunities across public and private capital markets. A subsidiary of MassMutual, Barings maintains a strong global presence with business and investment professionals located across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

*As of June 30, 2019


Acquisition Functions: (Report to Regional Head of Acquisitions and Acquisitions Officers)

  • Underwrite and analyze potential acquisitions by using complex ARGUS and Excel cash flow projection models.
  • Communicate with investment sale brokers to identify and evaluate acquisition opportunities.
  • Supervise and direct analyst efforts on acquisitions.
  • Evaluate economic, demographic, and real estate market data for potential acquisitions.
  • Oversee the preparation of acquisition investment briefs and related support material.
  • Coordinate due diligence process, including legal, financial and physical reviews.
  • Provide support for acquisition financing.

Knowledge requirements:

  • 3+ years of commercial real estate investment analysis experience.
  • Bachelors degree required, preferably with a business, finance or real estate emphasis.
  • High level of proficiency in ARGUS Enterprise and Excel.
  • Established network and strong relationships with professionals in the institutional real estate industry in western markets.
  • Familiarity with commercial leases, purchase agreements, joint venture structuring and loan documentation


  • Strong quantitative and computer background
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Must be able to work independently while still functioning well in a team
  • Develop strong and effective relationships both internally and externally
  • Keen attention to detail and the ability to manage to aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Barings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer; Minority/Female/Age/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

Posted 2 Days AgoFull timeJR_001687

Barings is a leading global asset management firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients. We build lasting partnerships that leverage our distinctive expertise across traditional and alternative asset classes to deliver innovative, institutional-quality solutions and service.

Our team-driven culture is based on transparency, responsibility and putting our clients interests first. We listen to our clients to understand their needs, so that we can be a strategic advisor and long-term partner in meeting their unique investment goals. Risk management and protecting our investors capital over the long term is an essential component of our lasting partnerships.

Barings is also committed to building long-term relationships with our associates and providing opportunities and support to help them succeed. With our expanding business and global footprint, Barings offers a wealth of opportunities for associates who share our culture, values and commitment to excellence in client service.

As an organization, we believe that a diversity of perspectives and strengths is essential to meeting the evolving needs of our clients, and we are committed to attracting and retaining a talented workforce as diverse as the clients and communities that contribute to our success.