Director of Business Development and M&A – PE-Backed Healthcare

Job title : Director of Business Development and M&A – PE-Backed Healthcare
Location : Frankfurt am Main
Contact : James Clow
Call : James
Email : email James
Reference : 1555185


Altus Partners are currently partnered with a rapidly growing, private equity backed multisite healthcare buy-and-build to find a Director of Business Development and M&A. Our client is backed by a leading, prestigious fund that has an outstanding track record in the healthcare industry. They plan to grow aggressively and expand further into a highly fragmented marketplace across Europe over the next 18 months through acquisition, with a particular focus on the DACH region. This role will suit someone who has direct experience working in a buy-and-build environment, and is comfortable sourcing / originating Business Development opportunities, and running end-to-end M&A deals autonomously. The Director of Business Development and M&A can be based anywhere in Germany / remotely.


  • Lead the process to identify and develop new business opportunities

  • Map relevant markets and identify potential M&A targets across Europe

  • Contact targets and manage pipeline

  • Build relationships with relevant advisors

  • Assist with analysis of financials and potential deal valuation / structure

  • Building of synergy cases and assistance with vendor negotiations

  • Drafting of offer documents

  • Manage and coordinate all due diligence work streams including adviser costs

  • Supporting with target origination through building broker / adviser relationships

  • Analysis of deals 30/100 and 365 days after completion

  • Preparation and delivery of pitch materials, management presentations and board presentations

  • Track integration progress and synergy delivery post completion



  • 6+years of experience in Business Development / M&A, with a background from investment banking, PE, Consultancy or Big Four preferred

  • Strong end-to-end M&A deal execution capacity, in particular strong capability for deal origination

  • Extensive knowledge of the German Healthcare market preferred

  • Advanced Excel and modelling skills

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work closely with the senior management teams as well as interact with entrepreneurs, advisors and small business owners / doctors