• Ref: NH40196

    M&A Director

    £125,000 + Bonus M&A and Corporate Development
    PE Portfolio
    United Kingdom
    Consultants
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    The opportunity

    Backed by a leading Pan-European PE Investor, a professional services business with ambitious U.K growth plans is about to embark on a buy and build strategy.

    The role

    Reporting to the CFO, you will be the first M&A hire with responsibility for the following:

    • Providing rigour to existing M&A processes, systems, and controls.
    • With the assistance of the CFO and PE Sponsor, develop and drive the M&A strategy.
    • Assist in driving origination activities.
    • Assess the funnel for strategic fit.
    • Leading on deal structuring activities.
    • Oversight of all outsourced DD workstreams.
    • Vendor management and acting as point pf contact for all advisors and deal related queries.
    • Leading on value creation and synergy realisation activities.
    • Post-completion accounting and compliance.
    • Assisting the CFO in a range of organic growth initiatives.

    The requirements

    • Experienced M&A or Corporate Development professional.
    • Prior in-house / corporate development experience is highly desirable.
    • Ideally in possession of a recognised qualification - ACA, CFA, CIMA, etc.
    • A background in Transaction Services, Deal Advisory, or Corporate Finance preferable.
    • Ability to lead on all deal related activity and collaborate cross-functionally to ensure timelines are hit.
    • Professional services or business services experience a distinct advantage.
    • Experience and a willingness to do deals in the lower-mid, to mid market.
    • Willingness to travel the U.K.

    Consultants

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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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