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M&A Director


£160k (plus bonus & equity)



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A highly acquisitive tech driven business services company requires an M&A Director to lead all uk based M&A activity. 

Inheriting and established and high calibre team, this individual will be expected to further grow the team and drive activity from origination to integration to ensure growth targets are met. 


  • Continual refinement of the UK M&A strategy to ensure it is fit for purpose as the business continues to scale and evolve 
  • Working with an experienced team to drive origination efforts 
  • Regularly meeting with potential targets to build your network 
  • Leading on vendor negotiations 
  • Management of the pricing and valuation of deals 
  • Structuring deals which incentivise and benefit all parties 
  • Preparing detailed business plans and forecasts for targets 
  • Management of DD workstreams (significant volume of FDD is handled in house)
  • Execution and overseeing post completion accounting duties 
  • Integration planning 
  • When time allows, working with acquired business to drive value creation activities 
  • Providing regular reports and analysis on M&A activity  

Candidate Requirements

  • An experienced senior level M&A / Corporate Development professional 
  • Prior buy-side experience from the technology or software sectors 
  • Proven ability to develop and grow teams 
  • A willingness to help drive origination activities 
  • Proven ability to manage all aspects of the deal cycle independently 
  • A track record in delivering value creative acquisitions 
  • Clear, consistent, and confident communicator, with an ability to influence and get the best out of people  
  • No ego, with a willingness to be hands on with all aspects of deal making (even the boring bits!)