Milano Permanent
  • opportunity of working with a leading Italian investment bank
  • opportunity of playing a pivotal role into the Milan's office set up

About Our Client

Our client is a leading Italian M&A advisory company, one of the most recognised into the Central Italian mid-market environment: its products space from M&A advisory (mostly sell-side) to strategy consulting.

Job Description

  • Deal Sourcing: actively lead the identification of new business opportunities by overseeing and conducting extensive market research to identify new investment trends, and by building relationships with entrepreneurs.
  • Deal Evaluation: conduct extensive industry, market, and company-specific research. Develop and supervise creation of complex financial models, valuation analysis, investment memos, board materials and other presentations.
  • Due Diligence: supervise due diligence throughout the investment process, including financial, operational, and market diligence, conduct calls with references and industry experts, and perform in-depth business plan evaluation; engage and manage external service providers.
  • Deal Execution: manage end-to-end process of deal execution, including negotiations and definition of financial deal terms and structure; coordinate internal and external parties, and ensure tracking against time-lines.
  • Corporate Strategy: support the CS product identifying new business opportunity. Create a scope economy between his/her personal network and Client's one
  • Networking: develop and manage long-term relationships with new and existing businesses across the Italian mid-market eco-system to expand Client's network and presence in the market; serve as an ambassador in the market on behalf of the Client.
  • Organization: lead the Milan office set up and act as ambassador into the financial community environment
  • Leadership and Team Building: lead the process for training and development of analysts and associates; act as a mentor to junior team members; promote a positive work team environment and inspire a culture of excellence and community; manage various relationships with professional services providers and other external parties.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelors and Master's degree preferably in Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, or Science from a top-tier university, with strong academic credentials.
  • At least 15 years of full-time work experience within the fields of Investment Banking or Corporate Finance, with a demonstrate track record in Italian M&A mid-market transactions.
  • Highly analytical skill set with impeccable quantitative and research skills, especially regarding business/market trends and financial metrics; advanced financial modelling skills, including business planning and forecasting, scenario analysis, valuation, and analysis of economic deal terms and returns.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with deal structures and deal negotiations; extensive live deal experience with hands-on exposure to deal management.
  • Strong business and strategic acumen, with ability to formulate, communicate, and inspire broader vision with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Ambitious, enthusiastic, proactive self-starter who excels in a fast-paced environment as part of lean teams or in self-directed settings.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, networking and communication skills; able to lead development and delivery of compelling presentations, clearly and concisely share objectives, ideas, and rationale, and make recommendations to partners and company founders to achieve desired outcomes across a range of audiences and levels.
  • Track record as a supervisor, having directly managed individuals or diverse teams in a formal capacity.
  • Constantly monitors and formulates positions on global current events, critical social/political/economic issues, as well as market/consumer trends.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint) or equivalent applications; experience using work-flow management applications.
  • Native Italian and fluent in English.

What's on Offer

Great opportunity of playing a pivotal role into the new Milan's office

Lorenzo Vescuso
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