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M&A/Corporate Development Analyst

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Job ID 268585 Date posted 05/25/2023 Location : Mechelen, Belgium

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Job Purpose and Impact

The M&A/Corporate Development Analyst support all mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint venture transactions across Europe, Middle East and Africa. In this role, you will support transaction execution including coordinating due diligence, building financial models, providing financial analysis, preparing transaction documents and coordinating with stakeholders. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Execute transactions including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, mergers and minority investments from early stages of the process to completion and post completion according to established precedents and policies.
  • Support merger and acquisition projects including, but not limited to financial analysis, valuation, due diligence, structuring, documentation and process management.
  • Prepare transaction related materials such as internal and external presentations, financial models, valuation analysis, project management materials and transaction documents.
  • Assist in the development of acquisition gameboards aligned with strategic priorities and support the target cultivation and sourcing process through research and analysis.
  • Influence corporate development practice initiatives including recruitment and training along with project execution.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated technical skills, modelling capabilities and understanding of finance and accounting principles
  • Strong valuation knowledge
  • Knowledge or experience leading financial modelling efforts and taking ownership of model inputs and outputs
  • Minimum of one year of related work experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in an investment banking, private equity firm, big four merger and acquisition practice or corporate role in a mergers and acquisitions function
  • International experience

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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