Investment Associate, Real Estate & Private Equity, Holding Company, Johannesburg

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- Holding Company is seeking individuals from Investment Banking or Private Equity backgrounds at Associate/Analyst level to be part of a new Real Estate Private Equity fund, focusing on hospitality developments in the Sub-Saharan African region
- The Holding Company’s stated aim is to create the number one sustainable hospitality fund dedicated to Africa, with a targeted investment capacity of over USD 1bn


  • 2 – 5 years of experience from a top-leading investment bank or real-estate private equity fund
  • Experience in the execution of M&A and financing transactions, with backgrounds in leveraged finance or sector Investment Banking teams being considered
  • Preferred candidates should have a connectivity with Africa and a desire to develop their career investing in the continent
  • Real Estate or Hospitality sector expertise is beneficial but not essential, and candidates with alternative sector experience will be considered
  • An ability to showcase strong modeling capabilities
  • Strong valuation skills and exceptional academic record


  • Identify and screen new investment opportunities across the Real Estate sector, with responsibilities in building a pipeline of prospective target companies
  • Provide assistance in the overall strategic and financial analyses, including preparations for pitch documentation and company valuations
  • Responsible for the development of financial models modelling, with comparable industry analysis
  • Create financial models and valuation proposals
  • Execute due diligence, structuring and negotiation of investments and portfolio monitoring
  • Work internally with the team and selected advisors to negotiate and close transactions
  • Identify, facilitate and execute exit strategies for the fund’s investments


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