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​Strategy, corporate development, and M&A (mergers and acquisitions) roles in technology businesses involve identifying and evaluating growth opportunities and developing strategies to achieve the company's goals. These roles may include:

  • Strategy: This function involves developing and executing the company's overall business strategy. This can include analyzing market trends and competitor activity, identifying new business opportunities, and developing plans to enter new markets or launch new products.

  • Corporate development: This function involves identifying and evaluating potential strategic partnerships, investments, and acquisitions. This can include conducting due diligence, negotiating deals, and integrating acquired companies into the existing organization.

  • M&A: This function involves managing the process of buying or selling a company. This can include identifying potential targets, leading the due diligence process, and negotiating the terms of the deal.

In technology businesses, these roles may work closely with other departments such as finance, legal, and operations to ensure that the company's growth strategies are aligned with its overall business goals. Strong analytical, strategic and negotiation skills are typically required for these roles. Additionally, knowledge of the technology industry, trends and competitive landscape is often a plus.​

​Typical roles covered:

M & A Director, M & A Analyst, M & A Manager, Strategy Director, Head of Strategy, Head of Corporate Finance, Corporate Finance Manager, Corporate Development Director, Interim M&A Specialist.

Nathan Placks

Nathan Placks

Head of M&A and Corporate Development