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M&A ANALYST Ascential

Brand: Ascential Group
Job function: Strategy & Insight
Job type: Perm Full Time
Location: London, UK
Job ref: R839

We're looking for a Mergers & Acquisitions Analyst to join our team in London. Reporting to the SVP M&A, the M&A Analyst will be responsible for accelerating Ascential's global growth strategy through acquisitions, disposals, JVs and strategic partnerships. Since the Group's IPO we have executed a large number of acquisitions (OCR, MediaLink, Warc, Clavis and Brandview) and disposals (HSJ, EMAP and Ascential Exhibitions). Applicants must have a solid background in corporate finance through academia or professional experience (ideally both) and should thrive in a small team where analysts are given a huge amount of responsibility. The M&A function is a small and entrepreneurial team that is responsible for accelerating Ascential's global growth strategy through acquisitions, disposals, JVs and strategic partnerships.

Key responsibilities

Your experience

The successful candidate is likely to have experience of the following areas;

What we offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Childcare Vouchers; Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex; Gadget Insurance, Health Assessments and Will Writing.

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massages.

About Ascential

Ascential is a specialist, global, information company that helps the world’s most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy.

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