Head of Corporate Development & Investments

Remote (work from anywhere)
Corporate Development

We are iDeals, a fast-growing B2B SaaS company, that has taken the lead in a secure business collaboration software niche. iDeals’ products are used by more than 150,000 companies and 700,000 users all over the world, and our company is recognized as the highest-rated and customer-centric in the market. In 2021 iDeals got an impressive 53% YoY revenue growth and we are looking forward to making even more in 2022.

Strategic M&A across various geographies and verticals/niches will be a key component to support our further growth, so we are looking for the right candidate to join our leadership team and execute our acquisition strategy. Also, we’ve running Pragmatech Ventures, a Venture Capital firm focused predominantly on B2B SaaS and marketplace niches and would like the same person to lead our VC initiatives as well.

This is a unique opportunity for corporate development, investment banking, private equity, and venture capital professionals looking to progress their careers into a senior role in a fast-growing SaaS space. The role implies working on both strategic M&A deals and selected VC transactions. We are a global remote-first company, so you can work from any of our hubs worldwide. Also, the company sponsors work permits in the US, UK, EU, Switzerland, and other countries.

You will report directly to the CEO of iDeals (also a General Partner at a VC firm) and cooperate closely with the rest of iDeals executive team. Your team will include a dedicated investment analyst and legal advisors with extensive expertise in M&A. You will also be able to collaborate with people from other departments, including finance, legal, product, sales, marketing, and analytics.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Align with the company and product strategy to identify potential acquisition targets
  • Qualify startups for VC investments
  • Engage with representatives of potential M&A / VC targets and maintain close relationships with them on an ongoing basis
  • Source, negotiate, structure, and execute M&A transactions and VC investments
  • Hire and manage junior investment team members
  • Structure and negotiate term sheets and prepare deal documentation
  • Execute due diligence
  • Manage post-deal integration
  • Support VC firm’s portfolio companies and serve at their BoD
  • Support raising equity and debt financing from PEs, banks, and public markets
  • WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE:

  • General understanding of technology and SaaS space
  • 3-6 years of work experience in the fields of IB, PE, VC, or corporate development (ideally including strong full lifecycle M&A experience having personally driven some deals)
  • Hands-on skills in financial modeling and preparation of investment presentations
  • Strong rapport building and negotiations skills
  • Proficient at putting together a solid due diligence process
  • Understanding the financial and legal implications of acquisition terms
  • Team player that knows how to work with all business departments (sales, marketing, product management, engineering, finance, and legal)
  • Fluent in English
  • WILL BE A PLUS:

  • Proven track record of cross-border M&A transactions with complicated integration aspects
  • Solid experience working on transactions with tech companies (especially B2B SaaS)
  • Strong personal network in Tech / VC communities in Europe
  • MBA from top-tier business school
  • WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Top-market compensation
  • The environment with hyper-growth potential and opportunities for your career development
  • Unlimited budget for your professional learning and development activities
  • Budget for home office setup
  • Medical insurance with flexible coverage
  • Paid health-related time off
  • Extra wellbeing benefits: compensation of sports, yoga, mental, and other health and wellness-related activities
  • Full transparency and alignment between your and company goals
  • Thoughtful, qualified, diverse, and motivated team members
  • Strong company culture and values that are genuinely supported by the team
  • Corporate events, holiday celebrations, team building activities
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    Since 2008, iDeals has won the trust of half a million business users. We have supported thousands of customers to run high-value and mission-critical projects, from the cross-border sales of multi-billion-dollar assets to the development of revolutionary biotech products. Commitment to excellence has made iDeals the choice of big names, as well as ambitious startups. The growth goes on: the team is getting stronger; our client base and revenues are increasing year on year.

    OUR CULTURE

    We are driven by the mission of creating exceptional experiences for employees and customers alike. Our unwavering values of commitment and excellence inspire us to set the bar high, achieve the most ambitious goals and push the limits further.

    Our diversity and different perspectives are the foundation of our success. Our two values collaboration and trust ensure that everyone has access to all the information, proactively shares thoughts, and leverages the teammates’ diverse opinions, experiences, and backgrounds. Both values help us to solve the most challenging problems. 

    Last but not least, care value drives us to create a positive work environment and make everyone feel valued. We also stand for iDealers’ physical, mental, financial, and personal well-being and encourage a healthy lifestyle and active living.

    iDealers work in a remote-first model, meaning we collaborate remotely from anywhere – either home, cafe, co-working space, or one of our offices. And although we are located across the globe, we stay connected with the help of technology and ensure that everyone on our team feels surrounded by teammates and engaged with our common goals.

    iDeals is an equal opportunity employer

    iDeals is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people from all walks of life. We don’t discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship.