Manager, Real Estate M&A, Advisory Corporate Finance, Financial Advisory, London

London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom


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Service line
Financial Advisory
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Job description

our opportunity
The Real Estate M&A and Corporate Finance Advisory team is being setup as part of Deloitte's Advisory Corporate Finance practice, providing independent advice and first-class execution of real estate and infrastructure advisory
The team will advise on acquisitions, divestments, buy-outs and capital raisings across the Real Estate sector, a significant number of which will be cross-border or international in nature. The team will be supported by a number of regional teams focussed on specific geographies, specialist industry teams and functional specialist teams covering areas such as valuations, business modelling and debt advisory.

Deloitte has been named the #1 Financial Advisor in Europe and Worldwide by M&A activity - 487 deals worldwide in 2020. Furthermore, Deloitte is also the most valuable "commercial services" brand in the world for the 2nd year running by Brand Finance, a leading brand consultancy, ranking ahead of all major professional service competitors.

The Real Estate M&A team will work closely with the Real Assets Advisory that provides consulting advice to public and private sector, and the Financial Investors and Institutional Tax teams that cover all the major sources of capital - Private Equity, Pension funds, Listed institutional landlord. As such, the team will have visibility across a wide spectrum of interesting real estate and infrastructure situations and access to global capital sources.

We are interested to speak to talented individuals ideally with an advisory background, experience and real interest in real estate. You may have trained in a bank, have an audit background, qualified as a chartered surveyor, CFA holder or been within a RE finance advisory practice.

We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?
For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Your role
We operate across all RE sub sectors and are seeing an uptick in real estate M&A activity focused on new age real estate like logistics, data centres, co-living and student housing as well as repositioning of assets in the office and retail sectors.

As an Manager in the Real Estate M&A team you will be:
  • Working on a range of advisory projects with regular interaction with clients, banks, private credit funds, lawyers, advisors and other service lines
  • Assisting with day to day management of transaction processes, including the preparation of business reviews, information packs, management
pitch materials, financial analysis and client communications
  • Conducting
ny research for both deal origination and transaction analysis
  • Reviewing and/or preparing financial models, including analysing business forecasts, analysing scenarios and sensitising models
  • Preparing information packs, management
financial analysis packs and managing client communication
  • Building a network across the various parties that are involved in transactions (e.g. PE houses, institutional funds, lawyers, advisors and other service lines within Deloitte)
  • Working effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.

Your work, your choice
At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

Location: London with occasional travel

Work pattern: Permanent full-time

Your professional experience
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate:
  • Excellent academics (ACA/CFA is desirable but not essential depending on other experience).
  • Previous exposure to M&A / transactions is highly desirable although not essential.
  • Previous experience within the real estate market
  • Excellent numeracy skills with keen attention to detail and the ability to absorb and interpret large amounts of data quickly.
  • Client and team focus, with ability to work quickly and establish effective working

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A good level of meeting and presentational skills.
  • Logical and meticulous approach to problem solving.
  • High level of project management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to undertake detailed
ercial exploration for inclusion in client reports.
  • The desire and ability to be involved in business development activities.

If you are interested in working in an exciting and empowering environment we look forward to hearing from you. Please submit your application online.

Your service line: Financial Advisory
Advising clients in the moments that define their business takes multiple layers of expertise. Much more than
this is about diverse teams of specialists coming together, crossing service lines and international borders to tackle the many, complex issues involved in major transactions. And we have one of the broadest networks in the business. Here, you’ll find fascinating,
g projects, market leading approaches, cutting-edge resources, huge clients and inspirational colleagues. As well as opportunities to develop a deep industry or product specialism.

Personal independence
Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm. The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.
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