Corporate development - M&A Associate

Goodman Masson
London Borough of Bromley, United Kingdom
£75,000-£100,000 + 25-40%
21 Jan 2022
03 Feb 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The M&A Manager will be part of the Group M&A Team supporting the M&A Directors and Group Head of M&A to further build and develop the company by driving the external growth strategy of the company in a leveraged buyout environment. They work closely with Country CEOs to identify targets, define strategic rationale and evaluate potential transactions.

Principal responsibilities:

• Identify potential acquisitions and develop relationships with potential partners

• Analyze market segments and identify strategic opportunities

• Prepare and manage the confidentiality agreements

• Analyze preliminary data such as audited and management accounts, evaluate targets based on their business and financial condition and outlook, carry out valuation analysis and prepare investment recommendation for the board of directors

• Assist in preparing and negotiate non-binding offers, in close cooperation with country CEOs, M&A Directors and the Group Head of M&A

• Manage the Transaction process and support day to day negotiations, including interfacing with the potential targets, its shareholders or advisors as required

• Manage the due diligence and coordinate the activities of other external advisors (e.g. legal counsel, auditors) as required

• Prepare sale and purchase agreement, representations and warranties, with legal counsels and help negotiate final documents

• Assist with the presentation of final recommendation, due diligence findings, and integration plan to the Board of Directors

• Organize signing/closing, interfacing with all internal and external parties

• Perform peer reviews, train and mentor M&A analyst(s) and support, in relation to the workload, other members of the M&A team as required

• Support the integration team post-merger (until the target is absorbed into idverde)

Desired profile
  • Finance / Technical Background demonstrated through any combination of Finance or Engineering Bachelor's degree, Master's degree in Business Administration, and/or CFA Certification
  • Min 3-5 years in Transaction Services, M&A (industry or boutique), Investment Banking, Private Equity or corporate development
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English, other languages a plus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

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