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M&A Assistant Director (Technology, Media & Telecoms)

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Finance & Audit

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £85,000 – £95,000

  • Consultant:

    Kate Watt

  • Email:

    kwatt@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    KW/14402

  • Published:

    6 months ago

The Client: My client is a leading professional services firm; they are recognised for their commitment to delivering an outstanding quality of client service, and enabling people to excel in everything they do.

The role:

 

The Corporate Finance Advisory (M&A) team provides corporates, private equity houses and other clients with a full suite of M&A services advising on acquisitions, divestments, joint ventures, buy-outs and licensing, a significant number of which are cross-border or international in nature.

Responsibilities
 

  • Working across the TMT sectors on a range of buy-side and sell-side transactions
  • Assisting with day to day management of transactions which includes preparation of information memoranda, management presentations, valuation analysis and taking responsibility for preparation of information and client communications
  • Industry research for both deal origination and transaction analysis
  • Valuation work and Financial modelling, including DCF and LBO analysis
  • Contribution to marketing and business development opportunities

Requirements

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • ACA/CFA (or equivalent) qualification (not essential depending on other experience)
  • Ideally some transactional experience gained on client engagements or on secondment
  • Excellent numeracy skills with keen attention to detail and the ability to absorb and analyse large amounts of data quickly
  • Client focus, with ability to work quickly and establish effective working relationships
  • Enthusiasm for and ideally previous exposure to the TMT sectors
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Logical and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Project management and organisational skills
  • Ability to undertake detailed financial/commercial analysis for inclusion in client reports
  • The self-confidence/appetite to be involved in business development activities
  • Ability to develop, coach and motivate junior members of the team