Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

Organisations undergoing merger, or in the transitional stage post-merger, are some of the most challenging and emotive environments to recruit within.

The team at Green Park has the knowledge and experience to navigate evolving environments, and work successfully with stakeholder groups with contrasting motivations and priority.

Our clients in this area trust our discretion and confidentiality, as well as our ability to grasp business priorities and tailor solutions that match.

Working with Green Park, you’ll access established networks of professionals with the skills and experience required to succeed in merger and post-merger environments.

In addition, you’ll also work with Green Park consultants with the gravitas and business acumen to create and deliver the specific resourcing strategy needed to drive your next stage of growth: our philosophy is that no two mergers are the same, so we will always do thorough needs analysis exercises before we set about implementing any specific recruitment initiative.

Within this space, our clients value our pace and accuracy, our sensitivity and discretion, and our ability to swiftly adapt to rapidly evolving environments.

Track Record

Interim M&A Consultant
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH6628
Location:
London
Salary:
£800 per day
Duration:
6 Months

Our client; a leading international corporate is looking to divest one of its divisions.

They require an experienced M&A consultant who can help to oversee this process, from setting up the Data room, preparing the presentation for potential buyers and the due diligence.

You will have worked on a number of disposals or carve outs of plc businesses and have experience of dealing with Board members.

Interim Merger Programme Director
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN14791
Location:
London
Salary:
Competitive Market Rate
Duration:
6 - 9 months (4 days per week)

The Client
Our client, a leading charity is looking to appoint an interim merger programme consultant to lead on a post-merger integration with another charity.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Merger Programme Director will manage the planning and post-merger integration of the two organisations. These organisations are well established and have experienced Boards and Leadership Teams; therefore the post will report to a Programme Board and will work with joint teams created from both organisations. Responsibilities will include confirming the governance and resources needed, understanding the joint vision with the leadership teams, assist with the development of the future operating model and understand the history and culture to shape stakeholder engagement and communication.

The Interim Manager
The successful Interim Merger Programme Director will also have to set out the potential work needed on organisational restructuring, key staff retention, contract management, IT systems and data and establishing metrics and processes to measure the realisation of the benefits of the merger. Applicants will be able to demonstrate a skill set in merger integration, board level engagement and programme and project management with sufficient understanding of the process of organisation restructuring. It is essential that applications have experience of working in a not-for-profit or charities merger.

Interim Group Reporting Lead – Corporate Finance / Mergers and Acquisitions
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14809
Location:
London
Salary:
£900 per day

The Client
Our client is a Private Equity house.

The Interim Assignment
Throughout European markets, our client is putting together a new project team to deliver an IPO within Q1 2015 and consequently need to add strength to the current project finance team by appointing an interim Group Reporting Lead to assist the delivery of the IPO. As an established Senior Group Accountant you will be assisting with IPO project management, maintaining and monitoring progress against key deliverables. You will also be flagging issues, risks and ensure corrective action / remediation plan whilst working with external advisors to undertake an “IPO readiness” assessment and implement recommendations in conjunction with the Finance function. This assignment will be based around leading a conversion from UK GAAP to IFRS - history and business plan - and undertaking a competitive assessment of comparable listed companies accounting policies.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Group Reporting Lead will be a proven Senior Group Accountant with prior corporate finance experience, specifically with IPO experience / M&A exposure. You will need to be immediately available and have no holiday commitments throughout September / October. You will have gained your ACA accounting qualifications whilst being within a Big 4 accounting firm, ideally first time passes. This will be a lean environment which means you will need to be current and technically literate with up to date IFRS and conversion experience. We will only consider candidates with ACA Big 4 qualifications and you must have UK exposure within corporate finance / M&A, specifically IPO preparation.

Interim Corporate Finance and Strategy Consultant – Private Equity
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14809
Location:
London
Salary:
£900 per day
Duration:
6 months

Client description
Our client is a Private Equity house.

The Interim Assignment
Green Park is partnering our client with their portfolio and own business. With the current options of deals upon the table, they require the assistance of an Interim Corporate Finance and Strategy Consultant. The successful candidate will be required to assist with the current deal pipeline and M&A / corporate finance work for a period of 3 to 6 months.

The Interim Manager
You will be at Senior Manager / Associate Director level as a minimum.  You must be able to display an abundance of previous experience in either private equity or high net worth, family wealth exposure from either a Big 4 services firm or top tier Management Consultancy.  Our clients portfolio is predominantly services, retail or wider consumer however we will consider backgrounds across a wide range of corporate finance.  We will only consider applications with an abundance of relevant experience, we cannot consider applications from outside corporate finance.  MBA’s from top tier institutions will be given preference.  

Interim Commercial Finance Portfolio Director - Private Equity
Job Type:
Board Practice & Advisory
Reference:
JN14782
Location:
London
Salary:
£750 per day
Duration:
3 - 6 months

The Client
Our client is a Private Equity house.

The Interim Assignment
Green Park is partnering our client with their portfolio and own business. With the current options of deals upon the table for them, they require the assistance of an Interim Commercial Finance Portfolio Director. The Interim Commercial Finance Portfolio Director will be required to assist with the current deal pipeline and M&A / corporate finance work for a period of 3 to 6 months.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Commercial Finance Portfolio Director will be dedicated, highly intelligent with commercial finance portfolio director experience.  You will be a qualified accountant at Senior Manager / Associate Director level as a minimum with an abundance of private equity or high net worth, family wealth exposure from either a Big 4 services firm or Management Consultancy. Our client’s portfolio is predominantly services, retail and wider consumer, however we will consider backgrounds across a wide range of corporate finance.  We will only consider applications with an abundance of relevant experience, we cannot consider applications from outside corporate finance.

Interim Senior Group Accountant
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14746
Location:
London
Salary:
£700 per day
Duration:
6 months

Client description
Green Park is partnering a renown Private Equity house throughout European markets, our client is putting together a new project team to deliver an IPO within Q1 2015. We need to add strength to the current project finance team by appointing an Senior Group Accountant to assist the delivery of the IPO.

Assignment description
As an established Senior Group Accountant you will be assisting with IPO project management, maintaining and monitoring progress against key deliverables. You will be flagging issues, risks and ensure corrective action / remediation plan whilst working with external advisors to undertake an “IPO readiness” assessment. Implement recommendations in conjunction with the Finance function. This assignment will be based around a lead conversion from UK GAAP to IFRS - history and business planning whilst undertaking a competitive assessment of comparable listed companies accounting policies.

Candidate description
The required candidate will need to be a proven Senior Group Accountant with prior corporate finance experience, specifically IPO experience / M&A exposure. You will have gained your ACA accounting qualifications whilst being within a Big 4 accounting firm, ideally first time passes. This will be a lean environment therefore you will need to be current and technically literate with up to date IFRS and conversion experience. You will need to be immediately available and have no holiday commitments throughout September / October. We will only consider candidates with ACA Big 4 qualifications, you must have UK exposure within corporate finance / M&A, specifically IPO preparation.

Interim M&A / Corporate Finance Director
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14297
Location:
London
Salary:
£800 - £1000 per day
Duration:
3 - 6 months

Green Park have been exclusively instructed to source an M&A / Corporate Finance Director on an interim management assignment for a period of 3 to 6 months. The role will focus on supporting a dynamic entrepreneurial CEO through a number of investments throughout his private group (circa 10 deals). You will need to have a proven background within corporate finance / mergers & acquisition experience gained in either a boutique investment bank or a Big 4 accountancy firm. You will need to be a very fast passed individual and be excellent at time management. You will have an ACA, Corporate Finance Qualification or MBA expected as minimum with a proven track record in mid cap deals (£1 to £50 Million). If this sounds like an opportunity you would like to embrace then please contact James Nash – 0207 399 3248

Interim M&A IT Consultant
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JS14139
Location:
South East
Duration:
6 months

Our Client

Our client, an established life science business requires an interim M&A IT Consultant.

The Role

The M&A IT consultant will need to have strong experience in M&A focusing on the due diligence and integration piece. The ideal candidate will have worked on a number of International M&A’s ideally and conducted the due diligence for each acquisition from an IT perspective and the subsequent integration.

The Person

The ideal candidate should be a self starter, possess good influencing skills and be able to work in fast paced environments.Experience working within a healthcare business would be desirable.