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M&A Associate

Full Time

M&A Associate

Job description

Lightricks, the creator of award-winning apps in the field of image and video, is now growing to a creator platform, supporting creators throughout their creator journey, from content creation to monetisation. To do so, we are broadening our acquisition activity, while developing other services in-house. 

Lightricks’ Corporate Development team is responsible for planning and executing strategies to meet Lightricks growth objectives. We lead strategic alliances, joint ventures and M&A. 

The M&A Associate will support the entire life-cycle of an M&A process, starting from strategic rationale development, deal flow management, opportunity sourcing, financial modeling and valuation, due diligence, and integration

Responsibilities

  • You will assess potential acquisitions and strategic investments, including facilitating strategic review, preparing financial models and developing presentation materials.
  • You will manage deal flow screening for potential targets, strategic fit analysis, business opportunity analysis, and competitive landscape assessment.
  • You will manage the internal due diligence process in support of the corporate development lead.  Interact with key business and functional leads within the company to prepare due diligence deliverables. Coordinate due diligence activities across multiple functional areas (For small cases, this can be done independently).
  • You will help determine valuation for targets and quantify risks; assist in deal structuring.
  • You will prepare presentations for team discussions among Senior Management and Board of Directors.

Requirements

  • BA in Business, Economics or related disciplines from a top university (top grades).
  • 3+  years' work experience in investment banking, consultancy or corporate strategy.
  • Proven experience in project management, comfortable managing multiple projects and driving initiatives through a complex organization.
  • Experience in financial statement analysis and company valuation techniques.
  • The role will require international travel.

Benefits

  • Heavily discounted 4-year stock option grant.
  • Private medical insurance for you & your loved ones.
  • Contributions towards health & fitness membership.
  • 7% matched pension contributions.
  • Weekly & monthly team building activities - Games Nights, Private Chef, Happy Hour, Pottery Workshops, Cocktail making & more.
  • Breakfast, dinner, snacks, refreshments & coffee!
  • Travel to our global sites.
  • Hybrid working & a super cool office space located in Central London.

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Location

DESCRIPTION

London

United Kingdom

Lightricks Germany

Do you want to work on beautifully crafted applications in a creative startup environment while enjoying the benefits of a mature and profitable company? Then read on. We are currently forming a new team in Munich and are looking for top-notch developers who share our vision of democratizing creativity with award-winning apps.

JOB DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION

Lightricks, the creator of award-winning apps in the field of image and video, is now growing to a creator platform, supporting creators throughout their creator journey, from content creation to monetisation. To do so, we are broadening our acquisition activity, while developing other services in-house. Lightricks’ Corporate Development team is responsible for planning and executing strategies to meet Lightricks growth objectives. We lead strategic alliances, joint ventures and M&A. The M&A Associate will support the entire life-cycle of an M&A process, starting from strategic rationale development, deal flow management, opportunity sourcing, financial modeling and valuation, due diligence, and integration

Lightricks, the creator of award-winning apps in the field of image and video, is now growing to a creator platform, supporting creators throughout their creator journey, from content creation to monetisation. To do so, we are broadening our acquisition activity, while developing other services in-house. 

Lightricks’ Corporate Development team is responsible for planning and executing strategies to meet Lightricks growth objectives. We lead strategic alliances, joint ventures and M&A. 

The M&A Associate will support the entire life-cycle of an M&A process, starting from strategic rationale development, deal flow management, opportunity sourcing, financial modeling and valuation, due diligence, and integration

Responsibilities

  • You will assess potential acquisitions and strategic investments, including facilitating strategic review, preparing financial models and developing presentation materials.
  • You will manage deal flow screening for potential targets, strategic fit analysis, business opportunity analysis, and competitive landscape assessment.
  • You will manage the internal due diligence process in support of the corporate development lead.  Interact with key business and functional leads within the company to prepare due diligence deliverables. Coordinate due diligence activities across multiple functional areas (For small cases, this can be done independently).
  • You will help determine valuation for targets and quantify risks; assist in deal structuring.
  • You will prepare presentations for team discussions among Senior Management and Board of Directors.

Requirements

  • BA in Business, Economics or related disciplines from a top university (top grades).
  • 3+  years' work experience in investment banking, consultancy or corporate strategy.
  • Proven experience in project management, comfortable managing multiple projects and driving initiatives through a complex organization.
  • Experience in financial statement analysis and company valuation techniques.
  • The role will require international travel.

Benefits

  • An amazing option plan
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous pension
  • Subsidised private healthcare, lunch and gym membership.
  • Refreshments! Fruit, veggies, snacks & of course, lots of coffee!

We’re open to suggestions on perks!

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Amazing stock option plan
  • 28 days of paid vacation + 13 public holidays
  • Subsidised lunch
  • Home office policy
  • Team events
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Relocation allowance, if needed
  • Fruit, snacks & coffee



We’re open to suggestions on perks!

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