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Head of Corporate Development

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Head of Corporate Development

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  • Office:
    London, Stockholm
  • Type of Employment:
    Full time permanent

About the role

Kindred is one of the world's largest online gaming businesses. We have 12 brands, across 100 markets, serving over 20 million customers, speaking 19 languages. We employ almost 1,400 people, of which, roughly 400 are based in our brand-new London offices.

The main function of this role will be to oversee and manage the Corporate Development function at Kindred Group. You will support the CEO, the CFO and the rest of the Executive team on strategic and corporate projects: M&A appraisals, new project/product/market assessments, strategic partnerships, disposal of assets and other corporate development opportunities. You will be part of the Corporate Office management team. 


What will you be doing?

  • Support the business in corporate projects and opportunities (new market assessments, strategic partnerships, disposal of assets and other corporate development opportunities).
  • Lead all M&A activity including sourcing, due diligence, funding, negotiation and execution.
  • Lead and run a deal from beginning to end and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to draft and negotiate definitive transaction agreements.
  • In coordination with the finance and strategy departments, monitoring, assessing and interpreting market trends and competitive Intelligence to provide the management and the Board with insight and a sound basis for business, data-driven and strategic decision-making.
  • Lead the preparation of routine and ad hoc presentations and reporting packages for senior management and board review.
  • Provide the management and the Board with post-acquisitions performance analysis.
  • Support the Acquisition Integration team and the post-acquisition operational integration.
  • Development and management of the Corporate Development team, today made of one Corporate Development Manager.
  • Reports to the CFO, member of the Corporate Office, attendance to bi-weekly Corporate Office meetings.

What have you done?

  • Master's degree in Business, Finance or a related field.
  • At least 7 years of professional experience, with a preference for corporate finance, corporate development, investment banking, private equity or management consulting experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills and strategic thinking
  • Strong financial analysis, modelling and presentation skills
  • Ability to lead projects and coordinate between different departments and stakeholders
  • Eager to learn, results driven
  • Independent and taking own initiatives, self-motivated
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Some exposure to technology, leisure or media sectors is likely to be helpful, but it is not specifically required to have any background in the gambling sector or indeed to be a gambler


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Rådmansgatan 40, Stockholm, Sweden, 113 57
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