M&A Manager Full-time Job

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Responsibilities And Duties

Manage the execution of M&A transactions

Work alongside the various industry / sector teams within strategic assets to formulate the investment thesis, and to conduct preliminary assessment (strategic, financial and legal) of a potential strategic opportunity to reach a "go/no-go" decision

Build financial models and conduct financial and valuation analysis in relation to a specific M&A targets (including sensitivity and scenario analysis)

Work alongside the sector teams to develop a framework for synergy assessment

Prepare internal presentations / IC (Investment Committee)memos in relation to presenting specific opportunities and to seek investment approval

Responsible for leading all aspects of M&A transaction execution, including liaising with internal risk, legaland finance

Execute negotiation with target and its shareholders

Provide reporting to CSAO(Chief Strategic Assets Officer) and Investment Committee members on transaction progress

Liaise with sector team on sector specific transaction concerns

Engage and oversee the workstreams of various advisors appointed in relation to M&A transactions

Lead & manage the commercial due diligence advisors to scrutinize business of target and sector

Coordinate with banking advisors to oversee overall transaction execution, as well as be involved in transaction negotiations, transaction structuring, and valuation assessment (with sensitivities)

Coordinate with financial advisors to oversee financial due diligence

Provide input to sector teams on deal pipeline and market opportunities.

Build / maintain network of financial advisors / dealmakers / PE players / SWFs(Private Equity and Sovereign Wealth Funds)

Inform sector teams of relevant potential upcoming deals that could be of interest to EIA


Bachelors Degree (Finance, Business or Economics preferred)

Masters degree in preferred. MBA from a top school is highly recommended

Relevant professional certificates an advantage

10 years' experience in deal making experience either from Investment Banking M&A or Private Equity background

Strong financial modelling and valuation skills

Strong presentation skills - preparation of internal presentations, investment proposals

Regional experience - Preference to have track-record of deal execution in the region, though strong international experience is sufficient

Experience of and able to influence management teams and boards of directors and government / private sector stakeholders

Has managed M&A transactions in the Middle East or internationally - Investment Banking M&A or Private Equity Sector specific expertise is not required,athough expertise within EIA's current verticals viewed attractively (e.g., TMT, Technology, Media and telecommunications, energy & power, logistics and transportation, healthcare, education and financial services)

Company Description
Emirates Investment Authority (EIA) is the only Sovereign Wealth Fund of the Federal Government of the United Arab Emirates. Established in 2007, the EIA has actively sought unique investment opportunities locally, regionally and internationally, focusing on investing in asset classes that will help strengthen and diversify the UAE economy.
Its primary directive is to manage the sovereign wealth of the UAE by investing in a diversified portfolio of assets in key economic sectors and industries with the aim of delivering sustained financial gains for the UAE.