You are an experienced investment professional who brings acquisition and transaction experience in M&A, venture capital, investment banking, or private equity. You are seen as a trusted partner and have strong relationships with company leadership. You are able to assess potential merger and acquisition deals from both a regional and global perspective that can bring in long term strategic advantage for the company. You possess a strong project management skill that will support pre-, during and post acquisition activities.
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We’re looking for a Senior Manager, Corporate Development to join our team. You will be involved in assessing potential merger & acquisition deals from both a regional and global perspective. You will be working closely with Kabam’s leadership team and provide sound advice for corporate development activities. This is a great opportunity for someone who’s looking to make a sustainable impact on an organization that is growing!
In this role, you can expect to:
Lead Kabam’s deal pipeline from target sourcing to initial analysis, due diligence, transaction / close, and integration of target
Research, source and analyze new acquisitions and partnership opportunities that align with Kabam’s strategies
Create and maintain detailed financial models to evaluate potential strategic partnerships, acquisitions, or other investment opportunities that help accelerate the growth of the business
Conduct Due Diligence, providing a critical review of the financial and operational success of investment opportunities through knowledge of the KPIs for the industry; assess strategic fit within Kabam’s portfolio and roadmap
Actively participate in Investment Committee meetings, delivering investment analyses and recommendations (pass / proceed) to Executive team
Provide transactional leadership for agreement negotiations and transaction execution with targets and their advisors
Continue to build and streamline M&A processes to ensure team is assessing suitable targets in a succinct fashion and quickly pass on unsuitable targets Build and maintain rolodex of buyside and sell side advisors to enable information sharing and bid / sales process invitations to Kabam
Work closely and coordinate activities with other departments including BD, operations, marketing, and legal as they pertain to deals and strategic initiatives Assist with financial modelling needs for other special projects or financings as required
Work with respective Kabam teams and external advisors on post-acquisition integration, ensuring successful delivery of checklist items (operations, communications, FP&A, workflows, BI).Identify, analyze and monitor KPIs to effectively track the performance of completed transactions and communicate the results to stakeholders
Adding to the ingredient of success, you will bring:
8+ years of experience in similar capacity, including venture capital, private equity, strategy consulting, investment banking or corporate development experience
Exceptional strategic, analytical, communication, leadership and problem-solving skills, with ability to operate at all organization levels
An ability to drive projects cross-functionally, synthesize feedback, develop consensus and create structure in an unstructured environment.
Experience building and reviewing financial models
Strong financial acumen and deep understanding of valuation methods used by analysts and investors
A research driven mindset that’s anchored in curiosity and balanced with excellent analytical, problem solving and project management skills
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; able to work with all stakeholders at leadership and executive levels
An action-oriented, entrepreneurial, and innovative approach to work with a desire to succeed in a high-pressure environment.
Ability to juggle a complex set of tasks, goals, and priorities with a smile
Excited by this opportunity? We invite you to apply and start the conversation with us.
Together, we can create and support some of the best games ever made and continue to entertain the world!
Kabam is a world leader of developing entertaining, immersive, and highly social multiplayer games for mobile devices. They merge consumer behaviour with the art of game design to create experiences that are enjoyed by millions of players across the globe. Each game has raised the benchmark in mobile gaming, bringing high-quality graphics, next-generation technology and revolutionary gameplay to the console in every player’s pocket.
Kabam has partnered with leading entertainment brands like Disney, Hasbro and Universal to create mobile games based on some of the world’s most iconic franchises.
Kabam’s games have generated hundreds of millions of downloads including Fast & Furious 6: The Game, Fast & Furious: Legacy, Marvel Contest of Champions, Transformers: Forged to Fight, Shop Titans and Mini Guns. These games have also received multiple awards such as Apple’s Editor’s Choice and Google Play’s Best Game of the Year.
Founded in 2006, Kabam has studios and offices in Vancouver, Montreal, Charlottetown, San Francisco and Austin. Kabam is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Netmarble Games.
Kabam is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and equitable workplace, and inclusive environment for all existing and potential employees. Employment decisions are based on candidate qualifications and business need, not race, color, ancestry, place of origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, political belief, religion, creed, marital or family status, medical condition, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, prior criminal conviction or any other protected class in accordance with federal, state or provincial and local laws and ordinances. Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.