Due to accelerated expansion, Söderberg & Partners is looking to add additional competence to the M&A team in Stockholm. The team currently consists of five people. As an M&A Associate you will be responsible for supporting the M&A team executing M&A transactions across the Nordics and the Netherlands while leading the execution of smaller transactions.
Your day-to-day responsibilities will span across the full breadth of an M&A-process – involving tasks such as target screening, preparing valuation materials and offers to targets, overseeing due diligence activities and providing support in negotiations. Söderberg & Partners are highly focused on execution and produces very limited “internal” materials etc.
In addition, you will be working in close proximity to the group management team (CEO/CFO) and there may be an opportunity to get engaged in other business development related projects.
While the role is based in Stockholm, you may be expected to travel on average for one to two days every month.
Our client is looking for a candidate with a genuine interest for the financial industry and the ambition to work within the M&A sector. You should be team-oriented, have an outgoing personality as well as an analytical mindset. Additionally, a strong work ethic and an ability to manage multiple simultaneous work streams is essential. Transaction experience from the financial services sector would be a merit.
The ideal candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree within finance, business or engineering with 1-3 years’ experience from the following:
Furthermore, you must have:
Working as part of a small team your role will be broad so you will need to demonstrate a great degree of flexibility regarding your tasks.
Finally, you will deal with counterparties ranging from large, private equity-backed businesses down to single entrepreneurs running local small-town businesses – all within highly competitive sectors of the financial services industry – rendering a need also for great adaptability in communication style.
Söderberg & Partners was founded in 2004 and is today one of the fastest growing companies within the financial services sector in the Nordic region and the Netherlands. Söderberg & Partners has in 17 years achieved a market leading position with regards to customer satisfaction and market presence within all segments in which it is active. Söderberg Partners have approximately 2700 employees and 5 billion SEK revenue.
Fundamentally, Söderberg & Partners offering involves helping people and companies make informed decisions on issues that have an impact on their finances and their lives. The offering includes services such as occupational pension advice, insurance mediation as well as wealth management and asset management services. Söderberg & Partners also develop and offer digital tools for financial advice, payroll and benefit management and employee development.
Söderberg & Partners is a founder-led business, controlled by Per-Olof Söderberg (Chairman and co-founder), Gustaf Rentzhog (CEO and co-founder) and other key founders as long-term shareholders. In 2019, one of the world’s largest financial investors – KKR – was welcomed as a significant shareholder to further develop its product portfolio and accelerate the international expansion.
Paired with strong organic growth, the expansion of Söderberg & Partners domestically and internationally is supported by a very active M&A agenda led by a team in Stockholm.
For more information, please contact Eoin Laird at:
+46 735 139 024