Nadine Tran, Finance Expert in London, United Kingdom
Nadine Tran

Finance Expert in London, United Kingdom

Member since June 26, 2018
Nadine is a real estate professional at a London-based family office with over a decade of experience in real estate, private equity, entrepreneurship, and investment banking. During this time, she was responsible for investment analyses and asset management for transactions ranging from $25 million to $1.5 billion. Nadine freelances to leverage her expertise in real estate, investment analysis, financial modeling, and developing presentations.
Nadine is now available for hire

Career Highlights


Case studies

Industry Expertise

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • eCommerce
  • Hotels & Lodging

Other Expertise


  • Asset Manager

    2018 - PRESENT
    London-based Family Office
    • Acted as the asset manager of a diversified European real estate portfolio (offices, hotels, mixed-use) located in Germany, Spain, and the UK. Responsibilities include embracing the investment cycle from due diligence to disposal, including creating and delivering value-adding asset strategies, negotiating lease agreements and consultant contracts, assessing refurbishment projects, managing external advisory teams, coordinating funding requirements, and producing asset and portfolio reporting.
    • Negotiated effectively multi-million-pound, complex lease agreements outperforming business plan: Concluded lease extension negotiations with tenants to remove protected tenancies and align lease expiries with chosen block date to prepare assets for repositioning via major refurbishment project. Realized rent increase and negotiated complex dilapidation settlement across parties.
    • Produced cash flow projections and prepared operational and valuation models to identify asset enhancement strategies. Built and delivered business plans and managed liquidity and financing needs.
    • Identified and resolved problems during major tenant refurbishment (7,000 sqm; c.£10m) by establishing additional project management structure and active monitoring to secure timely project delivery.
    • Built an external advisory team to assess feasibility and impact on the valuation of a £7 million refurbishment project to reposition assets in the market and increase future rental income and sustainability of the property.
    • Established reporting and control processes for regular portfolio reports and to streamline the onboarding of new assets and advisor teams. Conducted monthly meetings with the fund management to present reports and advise on strategies to improve performance.
    Focus areas: Commercial Real Estate, Investment Analysis, Financial Modeling, Presentations, Negotiation, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting, Management, Real Estate
  • Real Estate Asset Manager

    2013 - 2015
    Silverpeak Real Estate Partners
    • Managed a U.K. hotel portfolio and a German office portfolio and assessed various new investment opportunities, including supermarkets, offices, new developments, and hotels.
    • Developed and maintained operational and deal cash flow models for 61 hotels. Attended board meetings and collaborated with hotel operators to create internal and external valuation reports.
    • Cooperated with hotel management and operators to structure 61 hotels into three independent portfolios. Led the data room construction and diligence process for two portfolios with a total of 40 hotels.
    • Managed the selection of a new operator for the remaining hotels in the portfolio, working with the operator to create a 5-year operational cash flow forecast in advance of preparing hotels for the subsequent sales process.
    • Assisted the director in the management of an office and residential portfolio of 15 properties. Served as the point of contact and manager of capital expenditure and lease approvals, presenting the projects to the directors and partners. Contributed to creating internal deal presentations and managing the disposal process.
    • Led the due diligence of supermarket portfolio, analyzing assets, negotiating during exclusivity periods, managing financial and operational due diligence, and presenting the materials in meetings with partners serving on the investment committee.
    • Assessed the development of a new district with residential, office, and restaurant locations, conducting site visits and consulting with industry professionals, culminating in the recommendation to decline the project based on demand and location.
    • Analyzed the opportunity to buy a property focused on renting out co-working desks for entrepreneurs, analyzing financials, consulting with industry professionals, conducting site visits, and presenting the material to partners.
    Focus areas: Risk Analysis, Finance, Real Estate, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), DCF Valuation, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Modeling, Residential Real Estate, Hotels & Lodging, Asset Management, Asset Valuation
  • Private Equity Investment Professional

    2011 - 2013
    Pantheon Ventures
    • Completed two co-investments as well as two primary and four secondary investments and conducted advanced due diligence on four co-investments, six primary and 10 secondary investments. Participated in German private equity field trips and various management, due diligence, and fundraising meetings.
    • Conducted a market study of peer infrastructure funds and analyzed the existing investments of the manager’s previous funds.
    • Attended on-site meetings with the fund management team and drafted investment theses, presenting the analysis and part of the investment recommendation to the internal investment committee.
    • Led the pricing work, conducted general partner calls, and presented the analysis to the investment committee for a €200+ million secondary transaction for three large-cap private equity funds.
    • Prepared the operational model, as well as industry and peer analysis for a co-investment in a €400+ million French buyout transaction, participating in due diligence as well as calls with the general partner, consultants, and management. Led the preparation of the company, financial and industry sections of the investment recommendation, assisted in closing, and presented findings to the investment committee.
    • Assisted a partner on a £50 million secondary investment in a small-cap private equity fund, creating the fund pricing model and investment recommendation. Participated in the on-site general partner and portfolio due diligence meetings, presenting the diligence findings and the proposed pricing to the investment committee.
    Focus areas: Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Valuation Multiples, DCF Valuation, Valuation Analysis, Valuation Modeling, Investment Return Scenario Analysis, Financial Modeling, Private Company Valuation, Private Equity Secondaries, Private Equity Valuation, Private Equity
  • M&A Analyst

    2010 - 2011
    Robert W. Baird
    • Worked on sell and buy-side transactions within industrials and business services, participating in all deal stages from the initial client pitch to the closing of the deals.
    • Led five weeks of on-site due diligence in Germany for the €175 million-sale of a valve manufacturer to a U.S.-based industrials company. Prepared the management presentation and served as the primary point of contact for the executive team. Helped drive the deal to close by participating in the deal negotiations, coordinating the preparation of annexes in the stock purchase agreement, and building the funds flow model.
    • Conducted strategic screening for potential buyers and created a financial model, teaser, confidential information memorandum, and management presentation for the sale of a German HVAC manufacturer to a financial sponsor.
    • Prepared the management presentation and built an operational and LBO model for an entity with 30+ subsidiaries, incorporating an acquisition strategy and scenario analysis for the leveraged buyout of a U.K. staffing company by a financial sponsor.
    Focus areas: Valuation Analysis, DCF Valuation, Valuation Modeling, Valuation Multiples, Valuation, Investor Presentations, Pitch Decks, Pricing, Financial Model Auditing, Financial Modeling, LBO, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)


  • Master's degree in Finance
    2008 - 2009
    Cass Business School - London, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics
    2004 - 2007
    University of Maastricht - Netherlands

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