GROUP DESCRIPTION: Jefferies' Real Estate Gaming & Lodging (“REGAL”) Group offers a full range of investment banking services to the Real Estate industry. Our diverse client base covers a broad spectrum of companies, including those in sectors such as Residential, Office, Industrial, Retail, Storage, Casino Operators, Lodging and Leisure. The REGAL Group consists of a team of over 20 bankers focused on providing services to clients in these industries in North and South America, Europe and Asia.
POSITION: The REGAL Group is actively looking for an experienced Associate for our New York, NY office.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: In this role within the REGAL Group you will rapidly assume significant responsibilities related to pitching for and executing advisory and capital markets transactions for clients. These responsibilities will include the following:
Preparing and participating in the delivery of client presentations
Compiling a variety of financial analyses such as valuation, pro forma, and three statement operational models
Analyzing business plans and participating in due diligence sessions
Drafting private and public marketing materials such as offering memoranda, confidential information memoranda, and S-11 registration statements
Leading drafting sessions
Preparing and managing the delivery of internal deal memos
These responsibilities afford direct and active interaction with the senior executive management teams of our clients. In this role within the REGAL Group, one is expected to attend and participate in client meetings and contribute to building and maintaining client relationships. You will work on several projects simultaneously with teams of professionals, both from within the group and across the firm, including with product partners such as bankers in our Leveraged Finance, Equity Capital Markets, M&A, High Yield, Investment Grade and Restructuring teams. You will have significant exposure to Managing Directors throughout the firm as we collaborate to develop and execute solutions to meet client needs.
Either (i) a Masters in Business Administration and 1+ years of investment banking experience as an Associate; or (ii) an undergraduate degree and 3+ years of Real Estate investment banking experience, most recently as an Associate
Past experience working in a Real Estate Group or with Real Estate sector clients
Strong technical, written and verbal communication skills
Familiarity with investment banking modeling concepts
Ability to manage a variety of transactions and projects simultaneously
Ability to coordinate and direct workflow of analysts on multiple projects simultaneously
Resourceful self-starter, able to work autonomously and as team player
Jefferies, the global investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for over 50 years. Headquartered in New York, with offices in over 30 cities around the world, the firm provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, as well as wealth and asset management. The firm provides research and execution services in equity, fixed income, foreign exchange, futures and commodities markets, and a full range of investment banking services including underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and recapitalization, and other advisory services, with all businesses now operating across the Americas, Europe and Asia. Jefferies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE: LUK), a diversified holding company.
In an industry that has become increasingly institutionalized, Jefferies remains a firm built on team work and the collective efforts of our employees. Therefore, with us, you’ll have opportunity from day one. You will get early exposure to clients, working alongside investment banking veterans on a spectrum of complex transactions. You will be part of an integrated platform with a team-oriented approach. This challenging but collegial environment is just one of the reasons why we top the league tables in so many of our disciplines.