【KKRジャパン】Real Estate Analyst/Associate



KKR & Co. Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and supporting growth in its portfolio companies and communities. KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKR’s insurance subsidiaries offer retirement, life and reinsurance products under the management of The Global Atlantic Financial Group.

KKR first established its presence in Asia Pacific in 2005. Since then, KKR has grown to approximately US$50 billion of AUM across its strategies in the region, which include private equity, infrastructure, real estate, credit, impact, and growth technology – with approximately US$20 billion deployed in the last three years alone. KKR has approximately 300 executives working across business functions and asset classes with offices located in Beijing, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo. While nearly all executives are local to their market – and are adept at proprietary sourcing, relationship building, and best practices considerations within their markets – each closely collaborates with KKR’s team worldwide to leverage the firm’s experience and expertise.

For additional information about KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR), please visit KKR’s website at www.kkr.com.


KKR’s Real Estate team leverages the Firm’s resources, including our global brand, liquid balance sheet, and capital markets, to make real estate investment opportunities, through both hard asset and platform/corporate angles. In Japan, KKR‘s Real Estate Team has a differentiated local presence and operating capabilities through KJR Management, one of the largest asset managers in Japan with 160+ employees. Together with multiple private real estate funds (opportunistic, core-plus, and core) and cross-divisional collaborations within KKR (PE, Infra, etc.), KKR Group covers the entire risk return spectrum of opportunities in Japan which allows us to approach investments flexibly. The Real Estate team is responsible for market research and insights using real-time data to create value through operational or physical improvements for our investments in real estate assets or companies.


KKR seeks to recruit a highly motivated professional looking for a buy-side role in Real Estate, and strong communications and relationship management skills to serve as an Investment Professional. The successful candidate will be responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and executing investment opportunities across the deal cycle, from acquisition to asset management.

Daily responsibilities including the following:

Deal Origination / Acquisition:
Conduct market research to support formulate new investment opportunities ideas for internal thematic discussion
Lead and manage due diligence process and deal structuring with operating partners and external experts
Prepare investment memos
Build financial models
Present investments at the investment committees (internal and external)
Review and negotiate terms with sellers and lenders
Asset Management:
Communicate and manage the asset management initiatives to achieve the business plan
Formulate disposition ideas and engage with external brokers and buyers to monetize investment positions
This individual will play a key role in growing KKR’s Real Estate investment platform across multiple strategies, through its own private funds and investment / asset management subsidiaries.



At least 2 years of relevant work experience, preferably in commercial real estate, equity investment or corporate M&A finance
Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint with a focus on creating investment memos and financial models
Basic understanding of market opportunities across different real estate sectors
Basic understanding of real estate valuation and company’s financial statements is preferred but not a hard requirement
Fluent in both English and Japanese with strong communication skills in both languages

Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to manage client relationships as a key point of contact for investment or portfolio updates
Entrepreneurial skills to lead negotiations, structuring, diligence, and closing of major real estate investments
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail to review investment opportunities, complex legal documents and monitor local market dynamics
Proactive and strategic thinker to create meaningful improvements to the KKR Real Estate platform with the ability to handle multiple workloads in a fast paced and dynamic environment
Team player with a positive attitude and enjoys working in a collaborative and collegial environment with the desire to learn


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