Associate Director/ Director - M&A Lead Advisory

Fraser Carver Executive Search
Cardiff, United Kingdom
c.£70-120k Base + Excellent Bonus
21 Jul 2022
20 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As corporate finance specialists, we create solutions for companies at every step of the value creation journey. Whether buy-side or sell-side, preparing a business for exit, raising debt/equity or sourcing strategic advice on value maximisation - every transaction is partner-led.

2021 was the firms most successful year in its 30-year history. Gambit advised on 15 transactions during the year, with a cumulative deal value in excess of £300 million. Transactions included company disposals, acquisition support, management/employee buy-outs, fundraising and refinancing support. Gambit is the UKs oldest independent corporate finance boutique.

With an excellent deal pipeline for 2022 and beyond we are now looking to expand our team with several key growth appointments:


You will provide a leading role supporting the Partners in the origination and execution of M&A transactions in the mid-market. You will be responsible for creating, implementing and leading marketing initiatives across corporates and intermediaries. You will provide strategic input to the ongoing development and direction of the firm. You will be also be required to assist in the mentoring and personal development of other staff members. We are looking for people with at least 8+ years lead advisory experience gained within a practice, boutique or investment bank.

Associate Director

You will lead in the execution of transactions across the client portfolio, preparing key documentation for disposals, acquisitions and fund-raising including information memoranda and business plans. You will be involved in business development activities including involvement in the preparation of pitch documents and other marketing materials and involvement in meeting with existing/ target clients. You will have strong numerical, financial and modelling skills based on a well-developed understanding of financial statements. For this position we would consider chartered accountants or similar, with c. 5-7 years corporate finance experience, investment banking candidates at senior associate level or potentially candidates with leveraged finance experience.