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In compliance with Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, under the Personal Data Protection Act, we inform you that data collected will form part of an automated file, under the ownership of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A., with registered office at 162-164 Calle Llacuna, Barcelona, with the aim of managing enrollments and of informing of the company's activities and services within its field of action. You will be able to exercise access rights, rectification, cancel cancellation and/or opposition via written communication to the Legal Services of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A. at the aforementioned address.

 
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Description

The main function of an M&A (merger and acquisitions) analyst is to provide technical support to a company's strategy, examine market opportunities and support negotiations in company mergers and acquisitions.

The role of the professional M&A analyst has become crucial in the last 3 years (2009-2011) as during this period many companies have undertaken mergers with other companies or have acquired other firms, especially in the banking and finance sector.

This professional usually builds their career in business banking, investment banking, private equity, M&A boutiques or in the field of corporate finance.

Tasks

The main duties of an M&A analyst are as follows:
  • Conduct appraisals of tangible or intangible fixed assets and other intangible assets (items that determine competitive ability and the generation of earnings or value added).
  • Analyse a company¿s financial planning: initial balance sheet, P&L statement, cash flow and bottom line.
  • Carry out financial modelling. That is to say, address a number of scenarios based on different assumptions, assess the business¿s profitability, propose various financial alternatives and generate graphics for each of the scenarios presented.
  • Structure and organise a company¿s financial information and turn it into documents (spreadsheets, presentations or text documents).
  • Design models for buying shares, debt restructuring and capitalisation of the company.
  • Advise companies during mergers and acquisitions based on appraisals of tangible and intangible assets, financial planning and modelling.
  • Take part in negotiations for mergers and acquisitions.
  • Coordinate due diligence prior to a company acquisition or merger.


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