In this role, you have the opportunity to
Be a part of our global M&A team to support our inorganic growth strategy as we continue to transform and focus our businesses, as a global leader in Health Technology. This is an opportunity to be part of a small, but important team supporting our healthcare-focused transactions.
This role will directly report to the Head of M&A for International Markets, supported by a small team of managers, to ensure successful execution of inorganic transactions. This role will have high exposure to senior business and market leaders across Philips and will work closely with our strategy and post-merger integration teams. Core responsibility includes leading and seeing M&A projects through from sourcing to negotiation to diligence to closure, thus furthering Philips’ inorganic ambitions through strong leadership and advisory skills of the M&A Director.
You are responsible for
Leading M&A projects from start to finish including the following key elements: sophisticated forecasting, valuation analyses, detailed company due diligence, transaction structuring (alliance, JV, acquisition, divestiture), private/venture capital investments, debt/equity investments and strategy and competitive analyses
Coordinating legal documentation, including coordinating contracts and closing transactions
Influencing, advising and keeping informed senior business and market leadership within Philips on inorganic strategy and deal decisions
Collaborating and partnering with various strategy and business development teams to effect a successful M&A transaction
Advising and challenging deal rationale, financial projections, and financial implications
Preparing negotiation strategy and taking a leadership role in negotiations with target sellers or their advisors.
Preparing presentations for internal approvals: preparation of documentation for the Philips Alliances & Investment Committee (“PIAC”), markets and businesses
Leading and handling target sourcing, prioritization, and execution of inorganic transactions for selected Philips businesses
You are a part of
Philips M&A is responsible for all acquisitions, joint ventures, and divestment activities exercised by Philips around the globe. The department is comprised of 40 specialists in the fields of acquisition, divestment, integration and disentanglement. Within this department, the deal team’s responsibilities include valuation, due diligence, project management and negotiation of all transactions. Also, our work involves organizing internal approvals at Board level and assisting business groups (our internal clients) on strategic choices. In recent years, the Philips M&A team has successfully completed over 30 international M&A transactions including, in 2016, the IPO of Philips Lighting (EUR 4.5 billion) and the sale of Lumileds (EUR 2.0 billion).
You will be part of the deal team in Amsterdam (Netherlands), with additional colleagues based in Cambridge (MA, United States) and Shanghai (China).
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Excellent academic track record with a master’s degree
Broad experience across the healthcare industry preferred. This could include experience with imaging devices and systems, image-guided therapy devices, acute care medical technologies, diagnostics, and/or healthcare IT/software
A minimum of 8-10 years of work experience in M&A/investment banking or similar e.g. in corporate development. Investment banking experience preferably with focus on healthcare M&A and debt / equity capital markets, and experience in leading / executing on multiple international acquisitions, minority investments and divestiture transactions. Corporate development experience preferably in a mid-large healthcare focused corporate
Industry network and relationships with key constituents in the industry, including venture capital firms and emerging growth companies
Ambitious drive and proven track record of influencing and advising leadership teams
Team player with a pragmatic approach, strategic mindset and strong communication skills
In return, we offer you
We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:
A competitive salary
A variable bonus based on both Philips’ results and personal performance
A solid company pension scheme and an attractive health insurance package
The opportunity to buy Philips shares and products at a discount
A healthy work-life balance