Director/Vice President, Hospitality Real Estate Investment, Sovereign Holding Company, Dubai

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- Investment platform with a series of real estate, consumer and retail assets with both GCC and international exposure
- Individual will get the opportunity to lead international investment opportunities alongside regional joint ventures as the lead real estate specialist in a generalist investment team
- Holding company leads M&A for various hospitality brands, including a globally recognised franchise


  • The ideal candidates should have 7-10 years of solid investment experience from a tier 1 real estate private equity fund
  • Track record of financing related deal activity, with experience of negotiating debt stacks, acquisition financing etc. Significant deal experience within the hospitality sector is preferred
  • Able to identify high impact opportunities, which are well evidenced and thought out, having the ability to work across different geographies
  • Developed and demonstrated enough depth in area of expertise to serve as a consultant and be relied on as an internal expert with their function
  • Able to lead several projects simultaneously and through all stages. Perceived as a role model by junior staff and takes it upon themselves to include junior staff in discussions and varying projects


  • Leading the real estate investment processes from initial screening through to acquisition, bringing complementary strategic, commercial and operating insights
  • Negotiate financing arrangements for portfolio companies and lead strategic discussions around regional joint ventures
  • Sourcing conventional and innovative new investment opportunities for the fund to best optimise returns
  • Identify and extract synergies across the portfolio and other components of firm
  • Deal Origination, execution and asset management of investments in the hospitality real estate space as well as opportunistically within the residential and commercial sub-sectors


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