Strategy and Corporate Development

Director, M&A and Corporate development, global business

Director, M&A and Corporate Development, Global Business – West London Our client is a leading global business based in West London. They are a market leader in the sector in which they operate and are highly acquisitive. They are now looking to recruit a Director to their M&A team. The role will act as a core member of the M&A team, focused on sourcing and evaluating acquisition opportunities. You will also support M&A projects in all financial aspects and deal structuring and has the opportunity to be involved in broader M&A activities and deal management such as implementation planning and deal reviews. The role reports into the Head of Group Strategy and M&A with extensive exposure to senior management. The type of work you will do is as follows: Deal origination including creating a robust pipeline that aligns to the Group strategy and M&A target areas and criteria Build relationship with key players in the relevant deal market including PE companies, investment banks, financial / legal advisors, associations, and corporation in order to become aware early on of any upcoming opportunities Screen potential targets and prepare for the discussion with top management Prepare the financial investment case for prospective targets for both top management and Board for them to consider potential transactions Manage the financial part of the deal transaction with support of the Corporate / Business Finance team, including working with 3rd party advisors during the due diligence process and during negotiations The type of candidate they are looking for is as follows: · VP to Director level professional from investment banking, corporate development or lead advisory Proven track record in M&A with excellent experience (either from strategic, deal or financial side) Experience in sourcing deals and building relationships with intermediaries in the M&A Strong understanding of the M&A market and network Strong knowledge in finance and deal modelling / structuring Strong analytical skills Team player Ability to work across all organisational levels, functions and in a multi-cultural environment Able to work independently and take leadership; strong work ethic When making your application please can you confirm your current base salary and last bonus