Senior Associate / VP - Enterprise Software M&A Team - Leading Tech Focused Investment Bank

Circle Square Talent
London, United Kingdom
£115k - 145k per year + Bonus
29 Jul 2022
28 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Our client is a leading Investment Bank with a global presence within the Tech space. They have had explosive growth and are working on a large number of deals with a healthy future pipeline as a result they are looking to expand their Enterprise Software team and bring on a Senior Associate and VP.
They have a leading European Enterprise Software practice with a team. The senior team bring over 75 years' collective experience across software, data & analytics, tech-enabled and IT service transactions. The team has a strong track record of advising founders, brings an extensive network of long-standing relationships (global growth equity, mid-market financial sponsors and strategics) and have executed marquee transactions across multiple software verticals / horizontals. Within the last twelve months the team successfully delivered 11 transactions whilst building a very strong pipeline of new and exciting opportunities.
As part of the build you will also be give a niche space/ Clients to work with. The idea being that you will grow into an origination role as they support you in your development.
Job Description:

Support in the origination and execution of M&A, growth equity and financial sponsor transactions across a large selection of software verticals and horizontals. Be seen as a self-starter who has a passion for software, new-age disruptive technologies and thrives on advising companies achieve their strategic objectives.


  • Assist in the targeting and closing of new deal opportunities
  • Prepare and deliver pitches and other presentations for prospective clients
  • Assist and lead M&A deals end-to-end, including sell- and buy-sides, growth equity and financial sponsor transactions
  • Review junior team member outputs
  • Train and coach junior team members
  • Maintaining client and key stakeholder relationships
  • Building own network and relationships with relevant industry participants

    Candidate Requirements:

    • Minimum 5-7 years' of experience in M&A Investment Banking, Corporate Development, Private Equity or Venture Capital
    • Prior transaction experience across Software, SaaS, Data & Analytics, Tech-enabled or IT services transactions
    • Entrepreneurial mindset with Passion for technology, either demonstrated through past work experiences, academic background and / or other extracurricular activities.
    • Ability to work in an international team, supporting senior members and coaching and mentoring juniors
    • Self-starter, with a proactive approach in taking the initiative on deal-related and other business matters
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, shown by prior experience working with high-calibre clients
    • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, particularly valuation and financial modelling

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