M&A Director

Job summary
Permanent contract
Paris
Salary: Not specified
No remote work
Skills & expertise
Stakeholder engagement
Financial modeling
Mergers and acquisitions
Time management
Interviewing
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GRAITEC
GRAITEC

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Job description

About Graitec Group

Graitec Group Company is a global leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) provider helping its architectural, engineering, construction, and manufacturing customers to digitize and industrialize their processes to improve performance and build a sustainable tomorrow.

 

Ambitious and fast growing environment:

  • We see ourselves as a 30y old startup! Indeed we experienced similar growth in the past 10 years thanks to both organic and inorganic growth:
    • 2017: 80m€ revenue
    • 2022: 300m€ revenue
    • 2024: 500m€ revenue (join us to make it happen!)
  • We strongly believe that this growth will continue since the market is consolidating and growing at +15% p.a.

Experts & Talents with strong values: our team is made of more than 700 outstanding talents with a strong management team to execute our vision

A true international group: Applied Software with Graitec serves more than 200 000 customers worldwide with +50 offices in 13 different countries, enabling us to meet our customer needs around the globe

A market leader: we are the largest AUTODESK Platinum partner and the only one operating on both side of the Atlantic with an equal split of the business between Europe and the USA

A leading Private Equity fund enabling our growth: APAX (€5bn Asset under Management) invested in Graitec 2y ago and is committed to enable that growth

 

A ‘Best place to work’ award winner: We are driven to hire the best people, with diverse experiences, and provide them the resources that empower them to achieve their full potential. This ultimately enables our organization to provide the very best customer experience and solutions that help our customers navigate and implement technologies and services that prepare them for sustainable growth.

About the Team Hiring

Joining Graitec as an M&A Director provides a rare opportunity to contribute directly to the company’s growth and strategic direction. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in shaping Graitec’s M&A activities and driving value through strategic transactions.

Overview

Graitec is seeking an experienced M&A Director with a transaction services background to spearhead the company’s mergers and acquisitions activities. The successful candidate will be responsible for executing potential acquisitions, partnerships, and investments that align with Graitec’s strategic objectives. This is a unique opportunity to drive the growth strategy of a dynamic and forward-thinking organization in the AEC industry.

Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and execute the M&A strategy:
    • Utilize market intelligence, industry trends, and competitive analysis to identify potential targets and opportunities for mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and investments.
    • Collaborate with senior leadership to define, refine, and execute the company’s M&A strategy.
    • Identify synergies and value creation opportunities through acquisitions and partnerships to support Graitec’s long-term growth plans.
  2. Lead the end-to-end M&A process:
    • Conduct thorough due diligence on potential targets, including financial analysis, market assessment, operational capabilities, technology integration, and cultural fit.
    • Prepare financial models, business cases, and investment proposals to evaluate the viability of potential transactions.
    • Negotiate deal terms, structure agreements, and manage legal and regulatory aspects of M&A transactions.
    • Coordinate cross-functional teams (finance, legal, operations, HR, etc.) throughout the transaction lifecycle to ensure smooth integration and realization of synergies.
  3. Build relationships and partnerships:
    • Cultivate a strong network of industry contacts, investment bankers, and business brokers to source potential M&A opportunities.
    • Engage in discussions, negotiations, and relationship-building with target companies, partners, and stakeholders.
    • Collaborate with external advisors (legal, financial, tax, etc.) to obtain expert guidance and support during the M&A process.
Responsibilities
  • 8+ years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, private equity, or corporate development, preferably within the technology or software industry.
  • Proven track record of successfully executing M&A transactions, due diligence, valuation, negotiations, and integration.
  • Strong financial acumen, with in-depth knowledge of financial statements, valuation techniques, and financial modeling.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration, or related field. MBA preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and analytically.
Interview Process

Interview Process: 

Talent Acquisition Director 

Hiring Manager 

Peers & Function Director 

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