Associate, Real Estate Capital Markets

Location: 

London, GB

Job Function:  Real Estate
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15786

GIC Real Estate
 

The Real Estate (RE) arm of GIC invests in real estate and real estate-related assets outside of Singapore. We manage a well-diversified portfolio covering over 40 countries in property sectors such as offices, retail, hotels, residential, industrial, niche sectors and companies.

 

The Capital Markets team is part of the RE team and is responsible for arranging and managing external debt financing globally, together with our Joint Venture partners (where relevant), for the investments made by RE and Infrastructure teams. We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Capital Markets team as an Associate in London.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the evaluation of optimal financing structures and hedging strategies for Projects together with the Investment team

  • Assist with the negotiation of financing term sheets and credit agreements with Lenders with the assistance of external counsel

  • Actively contribute to maintaining strong relationships with GIC’s existing panel of lenders and growing relationships with new lenders

  • Maintain deep insights on the financing landscape in the assigned markets/sectors of oversight

  • Coordinate transaction execution workstreams and the internal financing approval process with other internal stakeholders

  • Monitoring loan covenants and contribute to the leverage review on loans taken for the portfolio

  • Preparing internal and external presentations, as and when required

  • Coordinate Internal and External reporting

  • Support the GIC mission wherever and however else possible

 

Requirements

  • A good university degree preferably in the area of finance, accounting or banking

  • 2-3 years' relevant experience, preferably in real estate debt financing/syndication, debt capital markets or structured finance banking

  • Good understanding of financial structures and ability to communicate complex, abstract and/or difficult messages in simple, clear manner

  • Strong financial modelling skills and meticulous with details and accurate with numbers

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, manage multiple high priority projects, and transition smoothly as projects stop or start

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and oral

  • Possess an analytical mind and is a committed team player working collaboratively with team members

  • Results oriented and enjoys working in a fast-paced work environment

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel, with a proficiency in using Bloomberg being a desirable skill as well

  • Fluency in a European language desirable

 

 

Work at the point of impact

We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.

 

Flexibility at GIC

At GIC, our offices are vibrant hubs for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection.  At the same time, we believe that flexibility allows us to do our best work and be our best selves.  Thus, our teams come into the office four days per week to harness the benefits of in-person collaboration but have the flexibility to choose which days they work from home and adjust this arrangement as situational needs arise.


GIC is an equal opportunity employer.

All applicants who qualify for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, socio economic background or disabilities.  GIC (Europe) is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please email HRLDO@gic.com.sg at any point of the application or interview process if adjustments need to be made due to a disability.

 

Learn more about our Real Estate Department here: https://gic.careers/group/real-estate

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.