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This global venture firm are looking for an experienced investment professional to head up their UK acquisitions. The firm are sector agnostic, looking at acquisitions in the £1m - £10m range. They are looking for firms that they can work with and develop over the long term, as opposed to seeking quick exits.
As an Investment Manager, you will lead on the origination of potential acquisitions and manage the full investment process and post-acquisition integration of companies within the UK. The company have a nimble approach to investments, investing from the balance sheet with final decisions made by the CEO. Without the constraints of a mandated fund or investment committee, they can move quickly to deploy capital once suitable targets are identified.
The company have a very strong focus on employee wellbeing. They are not a fund and are not acting on behalf of external investors. As such, you can expect a better work life balance than you may find in a fund environment.
Identify and make contact with companies who are open to investment
Lead on negotiations and the transaction process
Report internally on potential acquisitions and the post-acquisition integration plan
Demonstrable experience of origination of relevant transactions
Experience of transaction management and negotiating with target companies
Comfortable working in a lead capacity and producing your own analysis
Experience of M&A within a bank or consulting firm would be beneficial but not essential
A background in accounting (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA) would be beneficial but not essential