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Switzerland

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Germany

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M&A Support Services means that M&A freelancers support your M&A transactions on demand, usually on an analyst to associate level, to speed up or streamline the deal process.
Fintalent is not a staffing agency. We are a community of best-in-class M&A Support Services professionals, highly specialized within their domains. We have streamlined the process of engaging the best M&A Support Services talent and are able to provide clients with M&A Support Services professionals within 48 hours of first engaging them. We believe that our platform provides more value for Corporates, Ventures, Private Equity and Venture Capital firms, and Family Offices.
Our M&A Support Services consultants have extensive experience in M&A Support Services. Most of them have buy-side, sell-side M&A, or Private Equity experience.
Fintalent.io is an invite-only platform and we believe in the power of referrals and a closed-loop community. Members of our community are able to invite a small number of professionals onto the platform. In addition, our team actively scouts for the best talent who have experience in investment banking or have worked at a global top management consultancy. All of our community-referred talent and scouted talent are subject to a rigorous screening process. As such, over the last 18 months totaling more than 750 hours of onboarding calls, of which only 40% have received an invite-link after the call. Our M&A Support Services consultants have experience in leading firms as well as interfacing with clients and wider corporate structures and management. What makes our M&A Support Services talent pool stand out is the fact that they have technical backgrounds in over 2,900 industries.

We operate world-wide and have clients in North America, Europe, APAC, and MENA.

Pricing depends on seniority, location, and project duration. For our pricing structure, please refer to our Pricing page.

Hiring guide to find the perfect M&A Support Services consultant

What is M&A Support?

M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions) support refers to the assistance provided by external advisors or consultants in managing and executing merger and acquisition transactions. M&A support services can encompass various aspects of the deal process, such as due diligence, valuation, deal structuring, negotiation, integration planning, and post-merger management.

What does a Freelance M&A Support Consultant do?

A Freelance M&A Support Consultant is an external expert who assists companies in planning, executing, and managing mergers and acquisitions. Their responsibilities include:

  1. Identifying and evaluating potential M&A targets based on the company’s strategic objectives.
  2. Conducting due diligence on target companies, including financial, operational, and legal aspects.
  3. Assisting in valuation and deal structuring to determine optimal transaction terms and conditions.
  4. Supporting negotiation efforts to achieve favorable outcomes for the client.
  5. Guiding the development and implementation of integration plans to ensure a seamless post-merger process.
  6. Providing post-merger support, such as performance monitoring, synergy realization, and change management.

Which companies would benefit from a freelance M&A Support consultant, as compared to hiring someone in-house?

Companies that would benefit from hiring a freelance M&A Support consultant instead of an in-house employee typically include:

  1. Small and medium-sized businesses that lack the internal resources or expertise to manage M&A transactions effectively.
  2. Companies with infrequent or sporadic M&A activities that do not warrant a full-time, dedicated employee.
  3. Organizations experiencing rapid growth or expansion, requiring external expertise to navigate complex M&A processes.
  4. Businesses seeking an unbiased, objective perspective to ensure the best possible outcomes during the M&A process.

Hiring a freelance consultant provides these companies with a flexible, cost-effective solution, as they can access the required expertise on an as-needed basis.

What should I pay attention to when hiring an M&A Support consultant?

When hiring an M&A Support consultant, consider the following factors:

  1. Experience: Look for a consultant with a proven track record of successful M&A transactions in your industry or related sectors.
  2. Expertise: Ensure the consultant has the necessary skills in areas such as due diligence, valuation, deal structuring, negotiation, and post-merger integration.
  3. Communication: The consultant should be able to clearly communicate their findings, recommendations, and strategies to your management team.
  4. References: Request references from previous clients to verify the consultant’s performance and quality of work.
  5. Compatibility: Assess whether the consultant’s working style, values, and approach align with your organization’s culture and needs.

What skills and experiences should an M&A Support consultant bring?

An M&A Support consultant should bring the following skills and experiences:

  1. Industry knowledge: Familiarity with your specific industry, its trends, and the competitive landscape is crucial for identifying suitable M&A targets and assessing potential synergies.
  2. Due diligence: Proficiency in conducting comprehensive due diligence, including financial, operational, and legal aspects, to minimize risks and ensure a successful transaction.
  3. Valuation methods: Expertise in various valuation techniques (e.g., discounted cash flow, comparable company analysis) to accurately estimate the value of potential M&A targets.
  4. Deal structuring: Experience in structuring deals, including determining optimal transaction terms, financing options, and payment structures.
  5. Negotiation skills: Strong negotiation skills to effectively represent your interests and achieve favorable deal terms.
  6. Integration planning: Knowledge of best practices for post-merger integration, including change management, cultural alignment, and synergy realization.
  7. Project management: The ability to manage complex projects, coordinate with various stakeholders, and keep the M&A process on track and within the established timeline.

In summary, a Freelance M&A Support Consultant should possess a combination of industry knowledge, due diligence expertise, valuation skills, and deal structuring experience, along with strong negotiation abilities and post-merger integration knowledge. This ensures that your company can successfully navigate the complexities of the M&A process and achieve its strategic objectives.

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