Position : Associate / Analyst
Salary : Competitive
Closing Date : 31 October 2020
Alpine Grove Partners LLP ( Alpine Grove ) is a research based, value investment firm targeting undervalued and distressed real estate investment opportunities.
Alpine Grove was formerly known as Grove International Partners LLP, and was established as Soros Real Estate Partners in 1999 before being spun out by Richard Georgi in 2004.
Alpine Grove advises funds with a diverse group of more than eighty investors, including public and private pension funds, endowments, charitable organizations, corporations, sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions, fund-of-funds, and high net worth individuals.
Since formation, Alpine Grove has raised US$5.3 billion of capital; acquired $20 billion in assets and formed 23 distinct businesses across 12 countries.
With European offices in London, Amsterdam and Madrid, Alpine Grove invests into diverse real estate markets through investment platforms.
Alpine Grove forms platforms either through the creation or acquisition of operating businesses with entrepreneurial management teams or, alternatively, through joint ventures with established real estate operators and financial investors.
Alpine Grove looks for exceptional, dedicated management teams to lead its platforms, with demonstrable track records of success and established networks within their areas of expertise.
The Role :
As part of the ongoing growth of the business, Alpine Grove is seeking to add an Associate to their existing team in Amsterdam to cover Continental Europe and the UK.
Reporting to Rohit Wanchoo, Alpine Grove’s Partner responsible for developing new business in Continental Europe, the successful individual will be a creative thinker with strong technical skills who is able to support the analysis and execution of new and existing investments across multiple jurisdictions and business lines.
Key Responsibilities :
Assist in the sourcing and execution of real estate investment opportunities in multiple markets across Europe and a range of transaction types including standalone properties, portfolios and companies which shall include equity and debt transactions
Lead the underwriting and structuring of diverse real estate investments including undertaking the financial analysis and modelling of new investment opportunities as well as the due diligence and market analysis for acquisitions
Perform rigorous financial analysis of investment opportunities by building financial valuation models for underlying real estate assets as well as cash flow models
Prepare investment memoranda and management presentations for discussion with the investment committee
Support due diligence on investments across a broad range of transaction activities including entity, market, business, finance, accounting, tax and legal
Participate in the coordination of external advisers during due diligence and acquisition processes
Develop in-depth research on specific real estate topics including market pricing
Present to senior management
Assist in the financing process with financing sources including transaction documentation
Enhance current market relationships and cultivate new transaction sources, both internally and externally
Build relationships with financial institutions, brokers and potential operating partners
Maintain and protect the culture and values of the firm
Demonstrable experience within top tier Real Estate Investment Banking firm
Bachelor's degree or higher
Proven financial modelling skills and analytical judgement as well as an ability to lead the due diligence process and valuations
Highly effective communication skills with an ability to generate respect and trust from colleagues, investment partners and counterparts
Strong project management ability
Self-starter with a high degree of integrity and ability to work with minimal supervision
Exceptionally entrepreneurial attitude and mind-set
Proven ability to understand various real estate deal structures across various types of properties
In addition to English, fluency in a second European language is preferential