Analyst | Real Estate Credit

Apollo Global Management

London, UK
Posted on May 28, 2024

Position Overview

The Analyst in the commercial Real Estate Credit group will learn about Apollo’s approach to investing through the lens of our Real Estate platform. Through immersive guidance from our firm’s leaders, you’ll learn about our approach to investment opportunities in global commercial, and residential real estate, benefiting from Apollo’s experience investing in real estate-related sectors. Apollo’s Real Estate Credit team has deployed over $78 billion of capital globally since 2009, providing fixed and floating rate first mortgage and subordinate financing including mezzanine and preferred equity investments on behalf of multiple investment vehicles including a public mortgage REIT, insurance companies, and managed funds. The team finances a broad spectrum of property types throughout the US and Europe, including pre-construction, construction, bridge, and stabilized loans for single assets and portfolios.

The European Real Estate Credit platform has deployed $19 billion of capital since inception in 2013, over $10 billion of which since the start of 2021, and currently manages in excess of $11 billion of loans. The team has ambitions to more than double the size of its loan book in the next five years, with a particular focus on deploying capital on behalf of Apollo’s related insurance company balance sheets.

Apollo’s broader real estate investment group includes an equity investment effort based in New York and London which is separately staffed, but fully integrated with, the credit investment effort to ensure that Apollo maintains superior market intelligence in the real estate market. The Analyst will have significant opportunities for personal growth and to be impactful to a small, highly entrepreneurial team that manages a large and growing commercial real estate portfolio.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Drive analytical and project support for investment activities; construct financial models, sensitivity analyses, comparable analyses, and other financial and asset due diligence and industry research
  • Leading due diligence and execution of transactions
  • Liaise with external partners and due diligence advisors such as sponsors, brokers, attorneys, investors, and third-party consultants during deal transaction
  • Assisting with legal negotiations and due diligence
  • Work with asset management team to monitor and rate existing investments on an on-going basis
  • Assist with creating memoranda for internal and external us
  • Assist in the day-to-day tasks of the group including the creation of presentations, excel spreadsheets, databases, etc. on an ad hoc basis

Qualifications & Experience

  • 1+ years’ experience in investment banking, real estate, private equity, principal investing, and/or advisory/brokering
  • Bachelor’s degree from a top university, preferably in Finance, Economics, or a related field
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills to communicate with various internal & external counterparties
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel / Excel modelling, and presentational skills (PowerPoint and others)
  • Ability to meaningfully contribute to strategic dialogue and collaborate effectively with investment teams and external advisory resources
  • Demonstrates strong investment judgment through ability to identify potential risks and find solutions to roadblocks throughout all stages of a deal
  • Excellent attention to detail; excels in a rigorous and fast-paced team-oriented work environment

About Apollo

Apollo is a high-growth, global alternative asset manager. In our asset management business, we seek to provide our clients excess return at every point along the risk-reward spectrum from investment grade to private equity with a focus on three investing strategies: yield, hybrid, and equity. For more than three decades, our investing expertise across our fully integrated platform has served the financial return needs of our clients and provided businesses with innovative capital solutions for growth. Through Athene, our retirement services business, we specialize in helping clients achieve financial security by providing a suite of retirement savings products and acting as a solutions provider to institutions. Our patient, creative, and knowledgeable approach to investing aligns our clients, businesses we invest in, our employees, and the communities we impact, to expand opportunity and achieve positive outcomes.

Come to Apollo and join a community of extraordinary people who are committed to a culture of excellence and collaboration in everything that we do. We invest in our people for the long term and are committed to supporting their development at every stage of their career.

Apollo provides equal employment opportunities regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, veteran status, sex or sexual orientation, or any other criterion or circumstance protected by applicable law, ordinance, or regulation. The above criteria are intended to be used as a guide only – candidates who do not meet all the above criteria may still be considered if they are deemed to have relevant experience/ equivalent levels of skill or knowledge to fulfil the requirements of the roe. Roles are conditional upon and subject to satisfactory reference and background screening checks, as well as all necessary corporate and regulatory approvals or certifications as required from time to time.

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