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Transaction Manager

AXA Investment Managers
Sydney, Australia
Closing date
Aug 3, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Transaction Manager

Sydney, Australia - Hybrid


At AXA IM our purpose, to act for human progress by investing for what matters, is central to every action we take as a business. As a responsible asset manager, we actively invest for the long-term to help our clients, our people and the world to prosper.

As a future Transaction Manager, you will report to Local Head of Transactions, and you will be part of AXA IM Alts, Real Estate.

DISCOVER your opportunity

The Transactions Manager is a member of the Transactions team within AXA IM Alts' Australian platform.

Supporting the Head of Transactions in the identification, evaluation and execution of real estate transactions (acquisitions and sales) in Australia on behalf of AXA IM Alts clients (funds and mandates, third-party and AXA Group).

Activity across all sectors (office, industrial, retail, residential, hospitality, healthcare...), investment risk profiles (core, value add, development) and deal structures (single asset properties, portfolios, joint ventures/club deals, operating companies...).

Contribute to the growth of AXA IM Alts with the development of new investment strategies and business opportunities and building relationships with key industry stakeholders.

Your role and responsibilities will include:
  • Coverage and management of investment transactions (with the support of the Head of Transactions where required) from end-to-end, including origination, research, conviction-led deal evaluation, financial analysis/underwriting, structuring (including debt) and deal execution.
  • Conduct research to support the development of investment strategies and transaction opportunities.
  • Perform the evaluation, analysis (market, financial, ESG, etc.) and thorough underwriting of investment opportunities (including constructing detailed financial models).
  • Prepare Investment Committee presentations.
  • Manage the due diligence process from origination to closing, including internal stakeholder management, coordination of work streams and supervision of third-party consultants (i.e. banks, agents, financial, tax, legal and investment banks etc.).
  • Coordinate debt and capital raising where relevant.
  • Take responsibility in the contract negotiations and implementation (with the support of the Head of Transactions where required).
  • Collaborate with Fund Management and Asset Management teams throughout the investment process.
  • Appointment of brokers (agents, investment banks where appropriate) and management of the marketing process for the divestment of assets.
  • Support the Fund and Asset Management teams in performing hold/sell analysis for existing assets, develop and execute exit plans for divestments.
  • Develop and manage origination network with relevant market stakeholders (agents/brokers, investment banks, developers, REITs, Investment Managers, lawyers, etc.).
  • Lead special projects as required.
  • Perform other tasks and projects as assigned from time to time.
  • Apply appropriate risk management approach to all aspects of the role. This includes implementation of relevant AXA IM Alts Governance, Risk and Compliance policies and procedures (including Conflicts of Interests, Anti Bribery and Corruption, Anti Money Laundering and KYC).
Your Profile

SHARE your unique expertise

We welcome different combinations of skills & experiences.

Your qualifications and experience:
  • Degree in Finance/Business/Real Estate or similar degree/qualification
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in real estate investment
  • Prior experience working in an investment or capital transactions role, either in a Funds Management, Investment Banking or Private Equity business
  • Track record of leading and supporting transaction execution of both single / multi-asset and corporate transactions
Your knowledge and skills:
  • Extensive knowledge of the domestic Real Estate market, asset classes, investment strategies and deal structures.
  • Established network of investors, managers, investment banks, agents and developers in the domestic Real Estate market
  • Ability to identify and build conviction cases on investment opportunities
  • Robust deal and project management skills
  • Intimate understanding of the end-to-end deal process
  • Strong and rigorous technical skills including financial analysis and modelling
  • Ability to work autonomously across a diverse array of geographic and asset class segments
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Motivated team player
  • Proactive and hands-on
  • Ability to build strong relationships internally and externally
  • Clear and transparent verbal and written communication skills
  • High degree of analytical thinking/financial analysis
  • Structured and attentive to detail
We would love to know more about you. Let's connect! Send us your resume.

About AXA

The AXA Group is a global leader in insurance and asset management, with 160,000 employees serving 105 million customers in 62 countries.

We protect and advise our clients at every stage of their lives, offering products and services that meet their needs in the areas of insurance, personal protection, savings and asset management.

Our mission : To act for human progress by protecting what matters

Our values : Customer first, Integrity, Courage and One AXA

About the Entity

At AXA IM we are investing with a clear purpose - to make the world a better place. We act for human progress by investing for what matters. Our conviction-led approach enables us to uncover what we believe to be the best global investment opportunities across alternative and core asset classes. We are already entrusted by our clients with more than €887 billion in assets.

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AXA IM is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage candidates with disabilities or any other protected characteristic to apply. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities, when needed, to apply for a position or to perform essential job functions.

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What We Offer

We are committed to offer you an environment where you can:

Grow your potential : Be part of a forward-thinking business with internal opportunities and personalized learning paths available to help constantly develop your skills and abilities .

Shape the way you work : Work for a company which is highly committed to providing flexibility & balance to its employees, offering you a large range of benefits (hybrid working, competitive health benefits, among many others.).

Thrive within a diverse community : Play a role within a responsible company that actively recognizes and values individual differences in a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Move the world forward : Join a responsible employer that acts in favor of societal and environmental causes as an investor, insurer and company, notably through the AXA Heart in Action association. As part of our commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility, we will celebrate your arrival by planting a tree.

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