• Ref: NH7030

    M&A Manager

    £ 95,000 - £ 120,000 per day CFO
    PE Portfolio
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    The opportunity

    An established PE backed financial services business on a significant buy and build growth strategy is seeking a new M&A Manager to bolster the M&A teams existing capabilities.

    Reporting to the M&A Director, you will lead on all aspects of the deal cycle, targeting acquisitions in the £5m to £50m EV range.

    The role

    • Deal origination activities - Utilising advisors, the internal BD team, and your own outreach to drive pipeline development.
    • Assessing the pipeline for deals which fit strategically.
    • Undertaking all valuation and forecasting activities.
    • Responsible for deal structuring, SPAs, etc.
    • All aspects of vendor management throughout the deal cycle, and beyond.
    • Oversight of all DD workstreams.
    • Ensuring the execution of deals within agreed timelines.
    • 100 day planning / creating the platform for successful integrations and synergy realisation.
    • Working with the integration project team to ensure integration timelines are met.  Keep the Board (including PE Sponsor) updated on integration milestones.
    • Post-completion accounting duties.
    • Working with the M&A Director, CFO, and wider C-Suite on a range of organic growth initiatives.

    The requirements

    • Ideally ACA or CA qualified.
    • Experienced gained within a top tier accounting firms Transaction Services or Corporate Finance practice preferable.
    • Circa. 2-5 years post qualified experience (QPE).
    • Financial Services and/or regulated industries experience highly desirable.
    • Excellent modelling, DD, and deal execution experience.
    • First class communication and presentation skills essential.
    • High EQ with the ability to manage often inexperienced vendors through the entire deal cycle.


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    Nick Hague

    Associate Director
    Nick is an experienced Finance and Accountancy recruiter, with over 14 years’ experience of placing high-calibre qualified and executive level professionals across London, the South East, and internationally. Nick now heads our Corporate Development and M&A Practice working with UK and global clients across funds and their extensive portfolios.    

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