M&A Director

Job title : M&A Director
Location : London
Contact : Ben Smith
Call : Ben
Email : email Ben
Reference : 1386184


Altus Partners are delighted to be retained by a leading mid-market Private Equity investor to appoint an M&A Director for a newly acquired SaaS asset based in London. The company has a unique proprietary technology and, in line with this new capital injection, is looking to make multiple strategic acquisitions to consolidate their market position. 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 with software and Private Equity exposure to join a scaling business at the start of the investment cycle and contribute immensely to their strategic growth.



  • 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


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

  • Extensive due diligence and origination experience would be beneficial

  • Prior SaaS/software KPI/metric experience is highly beneficial

  • Exposure to Private Equity investment cycles