Head of M&A Nordics to MUTARES
After a successful launch of the Nordic investment office and 3 Nordic-themed acquisitions in 2019/2020, Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, one of the leading European special-situations investors, is now looking to strengthen its team with a new Head of M&A Nordics.
The Investment team of Mutares consists of about 20 investment professionals (in a wider team of over 100 people) that are based across the Munich, Paris, Milan, Helsinki and London offices. The role of the Head of M&A Nordics will be to further develop and expand Mutares’ presence in the Nordics, by opening a new office in Stockholm and managing the already established office in Helsinki.
Origination and execution of new deals – new Nordic platform deals as well as add on acquisitions to the wider portfolio, across the regions in businesses that follow the €50-500M turnaround matrix deployed by Mutares
Research into potential targets for direct approaches through existing relationships/networks and new business
Liaise with key stakeholders, external consultants, lawyers and auditors
Working alongside existing internal team in supporting portfolio operations when needed across Europe
Managing the business from an in-house perspective including developing the internal infrastructure needed for a successful organisation
Take an active approach in the evaluation of potential exit opportunities and responsibility for the due diligence preparation and legal documentation
Around 10 years of experience practicing turnaround, distressed or equity deals either withing Restructuring, Debt Advisory, M&A, Private Equity / Debt Fund, or Transaction Services
Strong analytical skills as well as the commercial acuteness to back it up
A strong entrepreneurial approach and the desire to develop the platform with the drive to evoke change and drive the business forward
A strong grasp of the market in the Nordics and its surrounding regions from a deal perspective
Mutares is a publicly listed industrial holding company that acquires European headquartered companies with clear potential for improvement. Established in 2008, the firm today has five investment offices in Munich (HQ), London, Paris, Milan and Helsinki, with Frankfurt opening in 2020. As of April 2020, Mutares has 15 portfolio companies across 3 industry segments, with a combined turnover of over EUR 1.5bn. The company has completed +50 acquisitions in its over 10-year history, consisting of both platform- and add-on investments.