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Valuations, Private Equity Reward - Senior Associate

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_194360WD

Transaction Services - Deal Reward (Private Equity) Tax Valuations - Senior Associate

Birmingham or London,

Who we're looking for:

Do you have private equity experience and a passion for being at the forefront of deals. Do you want to be part of a team in a fast growing MIP advisory valuation business and provide best in class support to PwC's top tier client base? This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic team and to help shape and grow the business.

Our team has a fantastic role for a confident and proactive Senior Associate within our Valuation Practice.

About us:

PwC's dedicated Deal Reward Valuation business (majoring on Private Equity management equity and fund carried interest valuations) is one of the fastest growing, dynamic teams within PwC's Deals offering and is part of the largest management equity advisory business in Europe. Agreeing and implementing a management equity plan ("MIP") being one of the key steps in closing deals and to drive Value Creation under new ownership. Similarly, carried interest valuations is a critical consideration to our fund clients.

The team supports a wide array of private equity clients and management teams across a large number of global, pan European and UK domestic deals annually. The team sits within the wider Valuations business (of around 170 people) and is closely integrated with PwC Deals and Fund Tax, PwC Corporate Finance and PwC Legal as part of a multi disciplinary offering in the MIP and Carried Interest space.

Deal doers come to us to obtain advice on MIP/carried interest design and valuation for many reasons, including to support them in:
  • Designing and assessing MIPs at the competitive offer stage;
  • Implementation of MIPs at closing;
  • Through the cycle MIP valuations for joiner and leaver events and MIP resets;
  • Carried interest valuations.
  • Vendor assist support and buy side due diligence reviews of third party valuations;
  • Agreeing and debating valuations with the respective tax authorities;
  • Expert advice in dispute scenarios; and
  • Financial reporting MIP valuations.

As commercial deal advisers and MIP/carried interest valuers we need to fully understand our clients' commercial objectives, the industries in which they operate and a deep understanding of deal structures. We pride ourselves on being the largest dedicated valuations practice in the UK, and the one with the deepest focus on industry specialisms as well as the private equity channel. Our objective is to provide our clients with commercial, pragmatic valuation analysis that draws on industry insight, deal structuring, our deep interaction with various tax authorities and is grounded in technical excellence.

Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the team's strategic vision and transformation journey
  • Nurture our key client relationships.
  • Present sector and technical insight both internally and externally to grow the profile of the team.

Essential Skills and Experience

The following skills are required for this role:

Essential Skills:
  • PE MIP/carried interest, general private equity and deal structuring experience.
  • A good appreciation of value creation objectives in deals.
  • Technical valuation skills and experience in respect of leveraged equity instruments.

Desirable
  • ACA (or equivalent) or CFA qualified/part qualified desirable but not essential

Personal attributes
  • Confidence to sell advisory services and develop new business relationships with clients.
  • Commercial awareness and passionate about the deal environment.
  • Passionate about client service.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with a desire to succeed.
  • Strong communicator both oral and written.
  • Consultative and collaborative mind-set with the ability to work effectively in teams, often to tight deal deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work collaboratively with people at all levels in a confident manner.
Deals

Our Deals business is an exciting, fast-paced and an ever-growing business that focuses on deals and crisis situations for our clients. Collectively, we deal with the types of situations you hear about regularly in the news and we provide support, insight and analysis to the management, shareholders and financiers of business.
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