Business Development Analyst – Global Transaction Advisory Group

Postgraduate degree

Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a global consulting firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, c.5000+ staff and 65 offices around the globe and a broad range of professional services including Restructuring, Transaction Advisory, Performance Improvement, Corporate Transformation, Financial Institutions Advisory, Tax, Valuations, and Disputes and Investigation Services. 

A&M’s Global Transaction Advisory Group (“TAG”) is the largest transaction advisory practice outside the Big 4 audit firms. Our award-winning practice includes over 550 professionals in 25 offices across the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. A&M’s deep operational and industry expertise provides TAG with a unique opportunity to perform “smarter” due diligence by providing an integrated and differentiated approach. We are free from audit conflicts and our platform is less restrictive, enabling us to operate cross-border seamlessly.

Over the last 15 years our Global Transaction Advisory Group (TAG) has established teams in London, Amsterdam, Munich, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Paris, Zurich and Birmingham as well as recently opening in Madrid and Dubai. We are an established and highly active Transaction Advisory practice working for premium clients on high profile deals, large and mid-cap private equity, fast growth premium small cap deals, multinational corporates and LBO’s. We are expanding and looking to hire a Business Development Analyst to be based in the London office.

Main responsibilities include:

Support the Transaction Advisory Group with the preparation of various Business Development materials, including:

  • Pitch documents

  • Detailed business overview documents which include financial analysis of potential targets

  • Maintain the case study/deal tombstone database

  • Industry/sector packs

Keep the team updated with M&A news and deals coming to market

  • Maintain the deal tracker and keep updated with information from members of the team

  • Stay plugged into various news channels (Mergermarket, Debtwire etc.)

  • Prepare the team for business development meetings by providing them with data on relevant deals to raise with clients

  • Attend meetings with other advisors in order to gather market intelligence

Act as administrator for Salesforce for Private Equity Services, including

  • Maintaining and developing pipeline dashboards/ reports and supporting analysis

  • and interpretation of data

  • Keeping a keen eye on Salesforce usage and the opportunity pipeline

  • Delivering periodic KPI’s from Salesforce and input into the annual review process.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • • Experience of working within a Business Development or a revenue generating role

  • • Knowledge or previous experience of the Private Equity market would be ideal but is not as

  • essential as a keen and demonstrated interest in learning more about this sector

  • • A background in finance and/or accounting is desirable

  • • Strong communication and analytical capabilities

  • • Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal skills, gravitas, and be able to form strong

  • working relationships with senior members of the team and those of other practices

  • • Good Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • • Attention to detail

  • • Ability to take ownership of work and work to tight deadlines

  • • Experience with a CRM system, ideally Salesforce, desirable

  • • A positive attitude, energetic approach and self-motivation

  • • Fluency in other European languages desirable but not essential

  • • University degree

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree


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