Department: Private Equity Performance Improvement (PEPI)
Alvarez and Marsal’s dedicated PEPI professionals work with Investors, leading Private Equity houses and their portfolio companies to provide independent analysis, as well as high profile banks and multi-national companies. We offer end to end services across the investment life cycle that deliver results in every economic cycle.
We pride ourselves on listening to our clients, understanding their business, as well as combining solutions and implementation to preserve and generate value for our client’s businesses. Our goal is to improve cash flow and EBITDA and to provide earnings benefits through hands-on involvement in our clients’ operations and transactions. Furthermore, our job is to support PE firms, bank syndicates and hedge funds to ensure their portfolio companies have credible plans and the ability to execute and deliver the financial results required.
Through our PEPI practice, Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) offers assistance to private equity owned portfolio companies that are under-performing or with a need of re-organisation and re-positioning. Working directly with company management, A&M's involvement reassures all stakeholders that the company is taking important steps to address its problems and maximise its value.
Purpose of the Director, Carve-out role:
Within our established and highly regarded Private Equity Performance Improvement team based in Paris, an opportunity exists for a Carve-Out specialist at the Director level, against a backdrop of unprecedented growth. The role will have a key purpose in growing and building on an already impressive track record in leading international carve-out situations on behalf of our largest private equity clients in France. In particular, we are looking for leaders who can demonstrate a successful track record, with a blend of operational, commercial and M&A expertise, in driving the execution of a carve-out that is likely to also incorporate a significant operational change or performance improvement agenda.
Supported by the European Private Equity Performance Improvement team, you will help build the profile and reputation of A&M PEPI in the delivery of complex carve-outs, whilst also driving through performance improvement initiatives (within PE owned portfolio companies), covering both short- and longer-term transformational delivery. You will reflect the operational distinctiveness that is A&M; a business savvy, solution-focused business entrepreneur who is determined to make a difference and not afraid to challenge the status-quo.
Requirements for this position:
The successful candidate will be an expert in design and delivery of organisational change and transformational programmes at C-suite and board level. Essential and desirable requirements below:
Companies, investors, lenders and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to activate change and achieve results.
Privately-held since 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that delivers performance improvement, turnaround management and business advisory services to organizations seeking to transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Our senior professionals are experienced operators, world-class consultants and industry veterans who draw upon the firm's restructuring heritage to help leaders turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage.
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