IPO Advisor - To £1.5k Per Day - Global Social Media Group

England, London
£1,000 - £1,500 per day
30 Oct 2018
13 Nov 2018
Mo Hanslod
M&A, Strategy
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

This is a varied and challenging role for an IPO specialist to support the CEO, CFO and the Board of Directors of a global social media business in the development and successful implementation of a strategic event over the next c12-15 months. The primary purpose of this position is to maximise shareholder value, with the scope to do so broad - options include IPO, investment, strategic acquisition etc.

Responsibilities/Job Role:

  • Act as the "proposer of choices" in financial investment and exit strategies including IPO, M&A, execution of matter, plan of improvement of corporate value etc.
  • Identify, hire and manage external advisors to support IPO readiness.
  • Ahead of an "event", hire the banks, build the management presentation and lead the roadshows.
  • Be the main point of contact and coordinate between all external advisors and internal stakeholders responsible for managing communication between a company's corporate management and its investors.
  • Ensuring the company is appropriately and strategically positioned with analysts, investors, and all stakeholders.
  • Develop investor confidence and belief in the company's vision and strategy for delivering shareholder value
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the capital markets, as well as a thorough understanding of key metrics for companies in the industry
  • Use complex financial models to project future earnings and profit potential and use this data to inform decisions and proposals.
  • Evaluate and review the various options with the CEO, CFO and subsequently support the business through the direction that is agreed.
  • Enhance and develop a high-level network of contacts across the relevant corporate finance institutions, Investment banks, growth PE and VC and where appropriate with possible/appropriate strategic partners

Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proven ability to articulate an investment outlook
  • Proven IPO experience, strong understanding of SEC laws and securities disclosure requirements, as well as filing requirements
  • Experience structuring and negotiating complex transactions
  • Ideally experience of working with early-stage businesses in TMT (ideally digital)
  • In-depth knowledge of the digital ecosystem, and part of the community
  • Established financial sponsor network with the ability to originate and commercialise this network
  • Strong academic qualifications (degree in Business, Economics, Finance) ideally with an MBA in business strategy or with a finance speciality
  • Relishes a fast-paced and driven environment
  • A visionary high potential with the ability to influence and coach, comfortable with strategy but also with stakeholder management in a very hands-on environment

For more information, please contact Mo Hanslod at Robert Walters.

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