Director - M&A - Renewables

Posted 01 August 2023
LocationFrankfurt am Main
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameNicolas Huebner

Job description

My client is a prominent boutique advisory firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions within the renewable energy sector. As a leading player in the industry, we provide comprehensive M&A advisory services to renewable energy companies, investors, and stakeholders worldwide. Our mission is to facilitate strategic transactions that drive the growth and transformation of the renewable energy landscape.

The Role:

  1. Deal Origination: Proactively identify and pursue attractive M&A opportunities in the renewable energy sector through market research, industry analysis, and relationship building with potential buyers, sellers, and investors.

  2. Transaction Execution: Oversee end-to-end deal execution processes, from initial due diligence to final negotiations and closing. Ensure adherence to rigorous financial modelling, valuation analysis, and risk assessment.

  3. Financial Analysis: Perform in-depth financial modelling and scenario analysis to evaluate the viability and potential synergies of M&A transactions. Assess the financial implications of potential deals and present insightful recommendations to clients.

  4. Business Development: Expand and strengthen the company's client base by cultivating relationships with key stakeholders, renewable energy companies, private equity firms, institutional investors, and other relevant players in the industry.

  5. Market Intelligence: Stay up-to-date with industry trends, regulatory developments, and market dynamics within the renewable energy sector. Utilize this knowledge to provide strategic insights to clients and capitalize on emerging opportunities.

  6. Team Leadership: Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of M&A professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment. Ensure the team remains driven, focused, and committed to delivering exceptional client outcomes.

  7. Client Advisory: Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their strategic objectives and tailoring M&A solutions to meet their specific needs. Serve as a trusted advisor, guiding clients through the entire M&A process.

  8. Negotiations and Agreements: Lead negotiations and structuring of deal agreements to optimize value for clients, while ensuring compliance with legal, regulatory, and ethical standards.

  9. Due Diligence: Oversee comprehensive due diligence processes, including legal, financial, commercial, and operational assessments, to identify potential risks and opportunities associated with M&A transactions.

  10. Reporting and Communication: Prepare detailed reports, presentations, and updates for clients and senior management, conveying complex financial and strategic information in a clear and concise manner.

The Individual

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or a related field. An advanced degree (MBA, CFA) would be a plus.

  • Experience: Minimum of 8 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, preferably within the renewable energy sector. Proven track record of successfully executing complex M&A transactions.

  • Industry Expertise: Comprehensive knowledge of the renewable energy market, including technologies, regulatory landscape, key players, and emerging trends.

  • Financial Skills: Strong financial modeling, valuation, and analytical skills with the ability to assess and interpret financial statements and deal structures.

  • Leadership: Demonstrated leadership capabilities with the ability to lead and inspire a team of professionals towards achieving common goals.

  • Networking: Excellent networking and relationship-building skills with a proven ability to establish and maintain strong connections within the renewable energy industry.

  • Communication: Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal, to effectively convey complex information to clients, stakeholders, and internal teams.

  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment, adapting to changing priorities and deadlines.

  • Integrity: Unwavering commitment to ethical business practices and maintaining client confidentiality.