Real Assets (Real Estate Investing) - Summer Analyst

Morgan Stanley · Competitive · London (central)
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The 10-week Summer Analyst Program is an opportunity to experience the culture and atmosphere of Morgan Stanley's Real Estate Investing (REI) team by taking on some of the responsibilities and functions of a Full-time Analyst for the summer period. Summer Analysts gain both business and organisational knowledge while interacting with colleagues and working assignments, attending social and professional events to network with other Summer Analyts.

Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing is a leading global real estate investment platform, and has been one of the most active real estate investors in the world for over two decades. Real Estate Investing employs a patient, disciplined investment approach to manage opportunistic and core investment strategies on behalf of its clients. With investments in 36 countries, the team’s dedicated real estate investing professionals have a unique global perspective paired with local presence and significant transaction execution expertise. Real Estate Investing has 16 offices across 11 countries, and leverages the brand and unparalleled global network of Morgan Stanley to source investment intelligence and opportunities.

The training program consists of a curriculum designed to equip Summer Analysts with the fundamental skills they need in order to be successful. The program is one week long and includes a Firmwide orientation, business overviews, professional development, technical training and networking events. A speaker series is also a part of the overall training and is run throughout the duration of the program.


  • Collecting and synthesizing financial and operating information about potential investment opportunities and industries.
  • Creating financial models.
  • Gathering market data to analyze trends and help value and price transactions.
  • Drafting presentations and memoranda for a wider audience within the Firm.
  • Attending team discussions and partner meetings, where you may be asked to deliver parts of a presentation.

Qualifications / Skills / Requirements:

  • You are a high-calibre undergraduate student in your penultimate year of study, with a keen interest in the financial markets.
  • You communicate effectively in both written and verbal English; fluency in multiple languages is also an advantage.
  • You are analytical, insightful, a quick learner, a leader and team player, a multi-tasker, and possess a strong work ethic and a positive attitude.
  • You have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • You are proficient in MS Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
  • A demonstrable interest in REI or Infrastructure is an added advantage.

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Deadline: 10 November 2019
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