UBS Financial Services Investment Executive, Real Estate Debt - Hybrid Lending in London, United Kingdom

Your role:

Are you passionate about lending on real estate? Are you keen to join a dynamic team that is seeking to generate attractive risk adjusted returns from debt investments in European real estate? We are looking for someone like that to focus on:

-REPM's debt strategy and follow-on to PREMF I, and originate lending opportunities in the Target Countries (\"Target Countries\" being principally France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, and Spain), but with an initial emphasis on Southern Europe or France

-origination in other target countries (this would be part of the role but on an ancillary basis to the main country objectives)

-preparing and presenting in association with the wider PREMF team credit/investment papers to Credit/Lending Committee

-progressing due diligence to the point of loan execution including where necessary appointing due diligence service providers

-playing an active role in the development and marketing of our business by interacting with potential investors and supporting the marketing and closings of PREMF

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You will be a member of the investment team for the commercial real estate debt funds initiative across continental Europe (\"Target Countries\" being principally France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, and Spain) with a focus on one or more countries for the follow-on to Participating Real Estate Mortgage Fund I – (“PREMF I”), which is a participating senior debt real estate mortgage fund. There may be other funds which form part of your role including separate accounts either on a participating mortgage basis or on a traditional senior debt basis. You will be working in our Real Estate Debt Team based in London and will report into one of the senior executives in the team.

The European Real Estate Debt team is part of the Global Infrastructure Equity and Debt team within Real Estate & Private Markets (REPM) business of the Asset Management division of UBS.

REPM provides investment solutions into Real Estate, Infrastructure and Private Equity, and we are launching a follow-on strategy to PREMF I, after its success, focusing on participating mortgages as a continuing step in building-out our European debt platform for REPM in Europe.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

-a significant and proven post qualification experience in banking and/or asset management related role (investment banking, financial advisory, credit fund, credit rating firm)

-a university degree from a leading institution (bachelor degree or above)

-track record in property lending (origination, asset management) in UK and the continental Target Countries in Europe

-sound understanding of real estate and credit markets, experience in debt structuring and negotiation both at inception and continuing loan events

-strong network of contacts and analytical capabilities, able to identify a \"good deal”

-knowledge of fund accounting issues business and clients (fund reporting)

You are:

-an excellent communicator, with strong leadership and management skills, as well as an outgoing personal style

-highly motivated and a self-starter - able to be a strong team player with a good sense of humour

-personable with high level of integrity and numeracy skills (especially, high proficiency using Excel, plus other Office products)

-innovative, dynamic and entrepreneurial with an ability to think laterally and be commercially minded

-creative and versatile, able to provide effective solutions to complex scenarios and able to engage clients with attractive propositions

-fluent in English and French; ability to speak any other European language (i.e. German, Spanish or Dutch in particular) would be considered a substantial advantage

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 167446BR

Business Divisions: Asset Management

Title: Investment Executive, Real Estate Debt - Hybrid Lending

City: London

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United Kingdom

Function Category: Portfolio and fund management