M&A DIRECTOR

Job title : M&A DIRECTOR
Location : London
Contact : Ben Smith
Call : Ben
Email : email Ben
Reference : 1088520
​THE SEARCH: 

Altus Partners are delighted to be partnered with a Private Equity backed B2B SaaS organisation based in London. They are a market-leading organisation in their field with established international clients and consistent growth across the group. The company is highly acquisitive, consistently making high calibre acquisitions which play a key part in the overall strategy. They are now seeking an M&A Director to join the highly successful team and contribute to the buy & build strategy by leading deal activity across the full cycle. This is a great opportunity for an established deal maker in practice or a corporate finance boutique to join a best-in-class internal team in a private equity setting.

 
THE ROLE: 
  • Support the Group Corporate Development Director on all transaction activity, partnering with the wider international M&A team and other senior stakeholders

  • End-to-end deal oversight including:

  • Initial building of M&A pipeline

  • Approach and build dialogue with potential targets

  • Building investment cases for board sign off

  • Agreeing the deal and managing it through the due diligence and legal process, before handing over to the integration team upon completion

  • Focus on domestic acquisition targets with future expansion into the North American market

  • Developing the investment narrative and presenting the benefits of acquisition to targets

  • Excel modelling; building a solid case framework around potential deals

  • Ad hoc corporate development/strategy duties

THE REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Prior M&A/buy-side deal experience is essential

  • Extensive due diligence and origination experience would be beneficial

  • Experience at Senior Manager/Associate Director level within a practice M&A team or Corporate Finance boutique

  • Prior SaaS/software experience is highly beneficial

  • A self-starter who can work autonomously