The Vox Populi association is a 1901 law association, with a social impact, which aims to contribute to the education of youth and strengthen the employability of residents of working-class neighborhoods through the prism of training, culture, and sport. We combine the demand for results and support for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in defining their life project, all this despite a difficult environment and socio-economic context.
To this end, as part of our commitment to equal opportunities, we are recruiting a responsible asset manager for our partner.
Position job title: Commerical Real Estate Private Debt Intern
Business Unit: Internship
Preferred start date: June 2024
Eligibility: Postgraduate students (Gap-year / End of studies internship)
Duration of the placement: 6 months
Location: Tour Majunga, La Défense - Puteaux
DESCRIPTION OF THE DEPARTMENT
We are a team consisting of 58 professionals o/w 30 based in Paris and in London and 28 based in Atlanta, investing on behalf of institutional investors in Real Estate debt instruments including Senior European loans, US mortgage Loans and European Mezzanine Loans.
Our team was created in 2005 as the first non-banking commercial real estate debt platform and has rapidly grown to reach c.€23bn of assets under management making us the largest Commercial Real Estate Debt platform in Europe and the 6th largest in the world.
THE MAIN RESPONSABILITIES OF THE ROLE
You will be fully integrated in the investment process, from the sourcing of a transaction to the Investment Committee presentation. You will be exposed to a diversity of sectors (Logistics, Residential, Data Centers, Office, Office, …) and jurisdictions (Continental Europe, the UK, the US). To do, you will conduct detailed analysis of the market, the underlying asset, and will have to produce tailored cash-flows/valuation models and simulate various scenarios.
Market & Company Analysis:
You will elaborate short memos to improve the team’s knowledge on specific topics but also produce thorough corporate and financial analysis of Property Companies, or of specific sponsors and tenants as part of Investment Committees’ preparation.
Portfolio Management & Monitoring:
You will assist fund managers in the daily management of their specific funds which includes participating in their monitoring (portfolio performance, derivatives, cash management, reporting to clients, follow-up of borrowers/agents requests …) of the funds. Those tasks will be performed using fund management software and in collaboration with the middle-office team.
Fund raising: You will participate in the team’s fund raising activities and prepare marketing slides for potential investors.
Postgraduate studies in Finance, Engineering or Real Estate
Previous experience in a financial institution or in a real estate company is a plus
Accomplished interpersonal skills, ability to work efficiently in a team in an international and matrix environment
Autonomous, initiative, entrepreneurial and result driven culture
Strong analytical and synthesis capacity
Verbal and written communications and presentation skills
Team player, multi-tasking and ability to work under pressure, desire and flexibility to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment
Fluent in English
Advanced skills in Excel (modelling). Knowledge of Bloomberg is an advantage
WHAT DO WE OFFER
This internship is an excellent opportunity to discover an international working environment. Due to our leading position on the market you can gain a strong exposure to a variety of Private Asset-backed Financing.
You will be fully integrated to our team and you will have the opportunity to work together and discover other departments such as Risk Management, IT and Portfolio Controls
You will join a growing platform which will allow you to take-over real responsibilities rapidly.
To apply: Send your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org