Initial responsibilities of the position for capital raising and client relationship management include but not limited to the followings.
・ Support Head of Client Capital Group in Tokyo in fund marketing activities such as creating and translating presentation materials ・ Respond to client requests for information ・ Work closely with other client-facing members including fund managers of the firm on all aspects of capital raising and client relationship management
【Legal】 ・ Assist with routine fund and corporate legal matters in Japan including preparation and negotiation of confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, consultancy agreements, advisory agreements and property management agreements. ・ Work together with the acquisitions and asset management teams on acquisitions and dispositions (from due diligence to contract negotiation and completion) to ensure that all legal risks are identified and considered. Procure external legal advice where required and monitor quality and costs.
【Regulatory compliance (Significant part of role)】 ・ Monitor the Japanese regulatory environment and licensing requirements, report to the General Counsel of Japan on regulatory issues/concerns equiring the firm’s attention, and provide practical support on the proper application and interpretation of regulatory principles, rules and guidance. ・ Review and implement our policies, procedures and guidelines to reflect changes in the regulatory requirement or environment, and monitor compliance with those policies, procedures and guidelines. ・ Plan and implement annual Compliance Program and Internal Audit. ・ Provide support in relation to risk management frameworks and implement appropriate risk mitigation measures. ・ Manage client onboarding procedures and AML/KYC procedures, including liaising with various business teams in Tokyo as well as Legal & Compliance team in the Singapore office from time to time. ・ Attend to regulatory filings and respond to questionnaires/inquiries from the regulator or the self-regulatory body. ・ Attend to Takken related matters (e.g. regulatory report on changes, maintenance of employee list, registration support). ・Provide compliance/ethics training to employees. ・ Review marketing materials from a compliance perspective. ・ Assist with governance work (e.g. board meetings, shareholder meetings etc.).
＜Key Roles and Responsibilities＞ The Asset Manager will report to Head of Investment & Asset Manager of Commercial Assets will be mainly responsible for to asset management of offices and service apartments.
●Set and execute business strategy for properties to enhance and monitor property performance ●Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual asset management reports and respond to ad-hoc request from senior management and investors ●Monitor financial performance including budget/actual variance, bank covenants, occupancy, profitability ●Plan and execute repair & maintenance and capital expenditures in accordance to group policy ●Prepare presentation/papers in English to obtain approval from HQ ●Work closely with leasing management and property management teams ●Manage third party relationship (e.g. lenders/trust banks/accounting firms/lawyers/contractors) and negotiate for best terms ●Assist in fund structuring, asset acquisitions, financing and disposition activities.
＜Job Purpose＞ ●Primarily be involved in the Group’s investment activities, including asset acquisitions, development projects as well as M&A. ●Develop business strategies, as well as pursuing and evaluating business opportunities. ●Drives growth of the real estate portfolio by building relationships and supporting the origination of new investments and business opportunities ●Develop and implement a sound business plan for sourcing acquisition or investment opportunities, including specific strategies designed to achieve short and long-term growth and profit objectives. ●Manage end-to-end investment transactions including origination, research, deal evaluation and structuring, financial analysis including financial modelling, and deal negotiation and execution ●Preparation of management reports and board materials
【Position Goals】 Support Client Capital Group Senior Managing Director for achieving the target of capital raising from institutional investors and retail investors in Japan directly and indirectly through distribution partners Develop and maintain relationships with new and existing clients and distribution partners Train junior Client Capital Group staff (Associate and Analyst)
【Responsibilities】 Initial responsibilities of the position include but not limited to the followings. 1. Capital raising (1) Public Real Estate Securities (Global REIT Fund) Support Client Capital Group Managing Director in capital raising and marketing activities with sub-advisory partners and distributors Arrange meetings with and make presentations to sub-advisory partners, their distributors, and retail investors Coordinate Our company Securities and sub-advisory partners to ensure correct flow of information Existing businesses include one of the largest investment trust funds in Japan (2) Private Real Estate Funds Support Client Capital Group Senior Managing Director in fund marketing and capital raising activities Be responsible for maintaining and expanding existing client relationships and originating new client relationships Existing businesses include a separate account business, US private real estate funds (core, value add), Canada private real estate fund (core), Europe private real estate fund (core), Asia Pacific private real estate fund (opportunistic), and Japan private real estate fund (core) Will have a very good understanding of the firm’s investment philosophy and process and of the performance of specific funds Translation Review and translate presentation materials Review and translate materials created by Research & Strategy Team 2. Product Development (1) Analyze Japanese investor market and provide input into the development of new products (2) Be eyes and ears in Japan market for new products being developed by competitors
Based in Tokyo, the role will be responsible for portfolio management and growing the Separate Accounts business for Our company. This role includes portfolio management and investor reporting, formulating and pitching investment strategies, and collaborating with Our company’s Acquisitions and Asset Management teams. Since the team is responsible for Asia Pacific region, the role will cover not only Japan but also other Asia countries where Our company is active.
【Responsibilities】 ●Portfolio Strategic/Financial Plan Prepare long range financial forecast that outlines capital sources (e.g. investor capital commitments, cash generated through investments) and uses as required to support: o New investments; o Capital improvements; o Leasing; o Dispositions; o Dividends/return of capital. Deliver above information to investors in the form of presentation. Develop and execute capitalization structure that ensures use of debt supports portfolio financial strategy. Ensure plan allows portfolio to address its own financial requirements on a stand alone basis (i.e. the fund is self sufficient and additional capital calls from the investors, beyond the initial commitment, are not needed). For all portfolios, create consolidated cash flow statements that reflects roll-up of individual property cash flows.
●New Strategies Research, formulate and present investment strategies that may range by asset class and geography. Be resourceful in procuring market information and creative in identifying potential strategies.
●New Investments Ensure acquisitions teams understand the investment criteria that will guide decisions regarding new investments. o Continually assist teams in reviewing potential acquisitions, including with underwriting. Review all proposed acquisitions to make sure they meet the defined criteria for new investments. o Ensure pricing is appropriate within the context of the prevailing market. o Evaluate each deal to determine what impact the investment will have on considerations like portfolio level returns, use of cash, etc. o Assume ultimate accountability for the performance of investments.
●Review of Asset Management and Finance Activities Oversee execution of plans by Asset Managers during the hold period, who in turn will work with property managers to execute property level activities. Evaluate all assets proposed for sale within the context of defined hold/sell strategies, and approve as appropriate. Ensure annual valuations are properly prepared, and evaluated within the context of the financial outlook for the portfolio. Oversee that reporting communicated timely to investors and in line with Our company global standards