• Ref: NH67512

    M&A Director

    £ 130,000 - £ 150,000 per year London
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    The opportunity

    M&A Director

    £130k - £150k



    A private equity backed professional services business engaged on a significant buy and build programme is seeking to hire an M&A Director.

    It is expected that the M&A Director will lead on all aspects of the in-organic growth agenda, as well as work closely with the experienced CEO and CFO on the wider business strategy and organic growth / value creation activities.


    The role


    · Drive UK-wide origination activities in the highly competitive professional services space

    · Develop and mentor the M&A Manager.

    · Oversee pricing, valuations, and all financial modelling activities.

    · Develop strong relationships with potential targets, vendors, bankers, advisors, etc.

    · Oversight of outsourced DD workstreams.

    · Undertaking detailed commercial due diligence (CDD) on potential targets

    · Responsible for deal structuring.

    · 100-day planning, and ensuring the successful integration of newly acquired businesses.

    · Driving value creation and synergy realisation across the group.

    · The development of value adding reporting and analysis on M&A activity, and wider business performance for review by the Board.

    · Working on a range of organic growth initiatives.

    · Working with the CFO on future fundraises to support continued growth.



    The requirements

    Candidate requirements:

    · Prior experience of executing deals in the professional services space is essential.

    · Direct buy-side transactions experience.

    · The proven ability to drive value via acquisitions, and to think truly commercially in relation to deals (structuring, access to new technology, markets, etc).

    · Prior integration experience an advantage, but not essential.

    · Superb communication and relationship building skills.

    · The ability to run all aspects of a deal, and operate in a hands on capacity.

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