M&A Manager

Full time

Marktlink is a committed international M&A specialist with an independent, discrete, and no-nonsense approach. Together with our labels Marktlink Exit-Ready and Marktlink Transaction Services we support entrepreneurs by preparing their business for sale and guide them throughout the entire sales or acquisition process. Our label Marktlink Capital offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to invest in strong private equity and venture capital funds.

Since our start in 1996, entrepreneurs have been our driving force. With a profound market knowledge and a personal approach, we advised many transactions and in doing so we influenced the lives of many.

Published on: 15 february, 2024
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Your goal

You will focus on building up a network, managing the deal team of passionate deal makers and together you advise and guide our mid-market clients through the entire buy-side or sell-side process. Marktlink has no specific industry focus. We cover almost all industries, which means you can bring your own network or start building it up based on your preference. Based on your revenue you can become a Partner in a few years.

Your goal
As M&A Manager at Marktlink, you will be responsible for the entire transaction process from A to Z for various industries and entrepreneurs. For over 25 years we have been working with a unique approach so you're definitely in for a treat. On a daily basis, you will perform company and market analyses, prepare valuations and bid books, meet potential buyers and sellers, and expand and maintain your network. Our ideal candidate has at least 5 years of experience at an M&A boutique. Next to having a solid financial foundation, analytical skills, and a commercial mindset are key to success. In this role, you will become responsible for delivering high-quality M&A advice and develop yourself within no time into a top-notch partner. Excited? Then don't hesitate to apply!

Your responsibilities

  • Deal origination and deal execution
  • You are the main point of contact for entrepreneurs
  • Meeting potential buyers and sellers
  • Approaching new buyers and sellers
  • Building up your own network
  • Completing M&A transactions
  • Performing company and market analyses
  • Preparing valuations and bid books
  • Preparing financing applications and solving financing issues

Your profile

You are sharp, accurate, result-oriented, think on your feet and like to get things done. Furthermore, we expect you to deliver the following experience and competencies:

  • Master's degree in Finance
  • The last 5 years you have been working as an M&A professional 
  • Experience in acquiring leads and completing M&A transactions in the German mid-market
  • An active business network with trusted relationships in Germany
  • You are analytically strong, punctual and target-driven
  • You are passionate about SMEs and you have a genuine interest in entrepreneurs
  • An eye for personal relationships and excellent communication skills are a must
  • You are driven to realize ambitious, yet achievable revenue targets
  • Fluency in German is mandatory and a thorough command of English would be advantageous

Why us?

  • We offer a unique journey into entrepreneurship and the opportunity to become a Partner in a few years;
  • Lots of responsibility from day one;
  • Focus on career growth and inspiring learning programs;
  • You will receive a competitive salary and an attractive bonus;
  • Company car;
  • Unlimited holidays. Work Hard. Play Hard. (We offer a unique combination of freedom and responsibility);
  • HP tablet/laptop and iPhone.
Our hiring process
Step 1

Let's connect

Once you've applied, expect our response within five working days.

Step 2

Let’s meet

Discover how you and Marktlink align. Let's chat, be it over a phone call or in person.

Step 3

Let's dive deep

In search of top talent, we evaluate your skills and qualities through a presentation and Talent Motivation Analysis (TMA) to ensure a perfect match.

Step 4

Let's start

After acing the final interview, prepare for the official offer. Exciting times ahead – let's celebrate with some champagne!

Frequently asked questions

Which documents should I include in my application?

Please provide us with your most recent CV, updated motivation and if you really want to shine a video!

Are there any special requirements for working at Marktlink?

For M&A Professionals a finished masters degree in Finance is mandatory. For all the other positions please take a look at the requirements per job.

Does Marktlink offer a relocation package?

Regrettably, we currently do not offer any relocation packages.

Does Marktlink provide IND sponsorship for positions?

Unfortunately, at the moment, Marktlink does not provide IND sponsorship for positions. However, we are actively working on this matter and aim to offer sponsorship opportunities in the near future.