Junior Investment Professional
Areim is a Nordic real estate fund manager with offices in Stockholm and Helsinki. The company was founded in 2003 with the focus on serving as the Nordic real estate operating partner for the Blackstone Group and ING Real Estate.
Areim launched its first real estate fund in 2007 and currently has three funds with a total committed capital of close to SEK 10 billion with a top tier institutional international and Swedish investor base such as sovereign and pension funds. The first two funds are fully invested and the investments are either divested or in an asset management phase. The third fund is in its investment phase and Areim is currently raising capital for the fourth fund. In addition, the group includes Infranode, an infrastructure fund with SEK 4.5 billion of capital and a dedicated investment team of ca 10 professionals.
Areim takes a value-add approach and invests in a variety of sectors and strategies within the Nordic countries, e.g. the delisting of the Finnish real estate company Sponda or the major redevelopment of Trygg Hansa’s headquarter on Kungsholmen in Stockholm. The focus is on investments with multiple value-enhancing opportunities. The funds are typically eight to twelve-year vehicles with a three-year investment period.
The Areim team consists of ca 30 professionals focused on acquisitions, asset management, development and leasing. The team has extensive experience from the real estate market, asset management, investment banking and fund management – both in Sweden and internationally.
The Areim culture is characterized by an exceptional drive, a flat hierarchy and a sound freedom.
About the position
Areim is currently looking for a Junior Professional, with up to one year of relevant work experience or internships, to be part of the Investments team. You are driven by financial analysis, enjoy financial modelling and are a responsible person that can grasp the big picture as well as having attention for, and control over, the details and the risks. As a Junior Investment Professional you will take part in various projects involving real estate acquisitions, divestments and asset management across the Nordics, including investment screening, due diligence, debt financing etc. You will also work with the current property portfolio and be involved in evaluating additional investments or strategic decisions, e.g. larger refurbishments, developments or conversion projects.
As you will be part of a small team with eight other Investment Professionals, you are expected to take an active role in the team and throughout the investment process. Typical tasks involve conducting investment and market analysis, financial modelling, creating presentation materials and actively partaking in the transaction process. You will have extensive contact with various external parties on potential and active transactions, market analysis as well as fund related matters such as reports and analysis for the investors. You are used to working with Excel and PowerPoint. You are fluent in Swedish and have excellent English skills; any other language skills, especially Nordic languages, are a plus.
As a Junior Investment Professional at Areim you are encouraged to step forward and take on responsibility from the start, whilst working closely with experienced co-workers. You are expected to be professional, hardworking and independent with an attitude of no task being too simple. Yet, you are expected to speak up for your opinions as at Areim everyone is appreciated for their input.
If you are interested in joining Areim as Junior Investment Professional please send your application, incl. CV, cover letter and grades, to: Cornelia.Montille@iexecutivesearch.com no later than 5 September 2018.