Merger & Acquisitions Manager (m/f/d) Pharma

Full Time
Altenhöferallee 5, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
Experienced Professional
October 20, 2022
Remote (hybrid)


As M&A Manager (m/f/d) you take a key role by supporting the full range of deal-making activities including search & valuation, due diligence, negotiation, and transaction execution. Your detailed tasks are the following:

•    Planning, organization and execution of a variety of transactions including M&A and strategic partnerships 

•    Cross-functional coordination of all project participants including target companies, internal departments as well as external consultants (M&A consultants, auditors, lawyers)

•    Preparation and management of contract negotiations: Partner with legal colleagues and supporting departments (Finance, IP, Tax) to draft the term sheet, support negotiation while coordinating the preparation of the transaction agreements (LOI, merger agreement, APA, SPA) 

•    Support deal valuation incl. financial modeling: produce several valuation models of the target company, prepare investment case incl company valuation and present decision paper to internal committees 

•    Scout and identify potential acquisition targets in line with Merz Therapeutic’s search profile

•    Use your network and establish contacts to investment banks and brokers to ensure early visibility and access to emerging deal opportunities

•    Contribute to the continued development of the corporate development strategy

•    Contribute to general department reporting, such as monthly reports, project documentations


•    BS degree in economics, business administration a/o sciences required; advanced degree (MBA, PhD, MS) preferred

•    Several years of professional experience in Corporate Development in pharma/biotech sector or top tier consultancy

•    Relevant working experience in the execution of M&A transactions (due diligence, valuation, project management, SPA negotiation) 

•    Experience with financial accounting/balancing and profound knowledge in business valuation and modelling of business cases, strong forecasting, and financial modeling capability
•    Strong analytical thinking skills as well as strong communication and organizational skills

•    Team player with structured working habits, can-do mentality and global mindset with appreciation for different cultures and market


•    Permanent employment relationship with long-term career prospects

•    High working time flexibility which enables a good work-life balance

•    Attractive location with good transport links and modern, well-equipped workplaces

•    Global family business with flat hierarchies and short decision processes

•    Collaboration in multi-functional international teams

•    Attractive compensation with comprehensive social benefits

Find out more about our benefits here.


Merz Therapeutics GmbH is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and is represented in more than 90 countries worldwide. As part of the Merz Group, a privately held, family-owned company, we have been dedicated to the development of innovations for more
than 110 years.

Merz Therapeutics is committed to improving treatment outcomes for patients around the world. With our relentless research & development efforts and culture of innovation, we strive to identify unmet patient needs and provide appropriate treatments. In particular, we focus on
patients suffering from movement disorders, neurological diseases, liver diseases and other health issues that severely impact quality of life. For more information, visit  https://www.merztherapeutics.com/.

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