CIB – Investment Banking – Associate, EMEA Real Estate - London

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


As an Associate you will be a key player in our business strategy and execution. You will participate in the "full cycle" of transactional execution including preparing marketing pitches, reviewing and formulating financial analysis, preparing and presenting internal committee memoranda and client presentations. You will play a leadership role in implementing the execution function including working with analysts and associates, as well as assisting more senior bankers. You will have strong function skills in the major areas of investment banking and will demonstrate the ability to become a senior officer who is capable of generating and executing his/her own transactions. Most importantly, the candidate will be highly enthusiastic about J.P. Morgan's mission and be driven and committed to its success. You will join the global Associate class in an Industry, Country Coverage or Product Team. Working with a broader team of over 100 Analysts and Associates in the region, you will be provided opportunities to be involved real-time in transactions that may include frequent travel.

The J.P. Morgan EMEA Real Estate team is responsible for origination and execution of public and private M&A and capital markets transactions involving corporate and financial sponsor clients in the broad Real Estate sector. The team has a network of relationships with some of the most prominent Real Estate companies in the EMEA region.

Key responsibilities
The successful candidate will play a vital and accountable role in all aspects of executing Corporate Finance transactions and maintaining strategic dialogue with clients as part of the wider advisory role. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Project co-ordination, including client communication, co-ordination of advisory team externally and within the bank
  • Supporting investor dialogue in relevant transactions
  • Take leadership in supporting client coverage
  • Detailed valuation analysis, including DCF, trading comparables, transaction comparables and LBO analysis
  • Detailed combination and other financial analysis
  • Transaction structuring analysis
  • Daily deal execution and project management of clients
  • Preparation of presentation books, management presentations, Board materials, Memorandums, and other presentation materials for use in corporate finance transactions or strategic client dialogue
  • Interaction with senior team members and client management teams on a daily basis to execute transactions and discuss strategic alternatives
  • Provide leadership, mentorship and supervision to Analysts and Junior Associates


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Experience in an Investment Bank either in M&A, an industry group, capital markets or leveraged finance is preferable
  • Financial Performance / Technical Skills
  • Outstanding financial analysis
  • High level of attention to detail and time management
  • In-depth understanding of investment banking products (can be enhanced and further built via training)
  • Strong team player
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in dealing with clients and other transactional advisers (can be enhanced through training)
  • European language skills, while not required are desirable
  • Strong academic track-record
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