An excellent opportunity has become available to join Lendlease as an Investment Analyst. The Investment Analyst will provide financial analysis in support of the financing, acquisition, and execution of third-party capital transactions to support the regional business.
The successful candidate will be working closely with the Investment & Capital Markets team, Global Capital Group, and Regional Functions to identify and analyse business requirements based on the economic conditions, market trends, and their financial situation.
The Investment Analyst is responsible for supporting the investment director and investment managers to develop third party capital solutions that appropriately mitigate risk and reward for each party.
Contribute to, analyse, and recommend potential capital solution structures to support the business need, including the consideration of the traditional sale, forward sale, and funding structures.
Build and manage detailed investment models to support potential transactions, investment JVs, clubs, direct sale transactions, and asset acquisitions.
Keep abreast of investment market activity, including investor trends, structures, pricing, and transactional activity.
Assist in the preparation of papers to support investment paper approvals or bespoke strategic analysis.
Assist with transaction processes to execute preferred capital solutions on behalf of Lendlease and development partners.
Work with the business functions and external advisors on the preparation of (sell side) or assessment of (buy-side) marketing, due diligence material, Q&A, dataroom administration, and general process management.
Where required, interface with Investment Banks, Property Agents, and other advisory firms to analyse and recommend optimal capital solutions.
Provide analysis and support execution of M&A projects for the region, working with the Group M&A team.
Identify, track targets, and assist with financial appraisal and due diligence assessment in any transaction.
Knowledge Skills and experience:
2-3 years' financial analysis experience in the real state/property market including those from surveying, Real Estate Investment Management, or Real Estate Investment Banking;
The role will suit a self-starter who is comfortable with accountability and at the same time can collaborate well in a team environment;
Candidates must have strong analytical capabilities, commercial judgement and transaction experience;
Good financial modelling/Underwriting including cash-flow analysis of potential acquisitions;
Ability to write reports and rankings, and interpret and explain figures, charts and studies.
Excellent communication, decision making, planning, organising and problem solving;
Strong MS office experience;
L endlease is committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer of choice by engaging, enabling and empowering our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Inclusion sets us all up for success and we particularly encourage applications from currently under-represented groups in our industry including those who self-identify as women, black, Asian, minority ethnic, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/ or disabled.
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