Head of M&A - Renewable Energy Platform

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ed Ireland

Contact email: e.ireland@mintselection.com
Job ref: 33145
Published: 4 months ago

 Head of M&A– Renewable Energy Platform

Our client, a private equity backed European Renewable Energy Platform have recently entered the UK market, acquiring several power generation assets.

With ambitions to invest up to £1bn in the UK distributed energy sector, they are looking to appoint a Head of M&A to lead further M&A activity, taking overall responsibility for deal origination and execution.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy & origination: Input and support to strategic planning and deal origination.

  • Deal management: Lead and oversee the entire lifecycle of M&A transactions, with particular focus from the decision to pursue a deal to executing the final transaction.

  • Team coordination: Assemble and manage cross-functional deal teams, both in-house and external advisors, including M&A, finance, technical, operations and legal and other functions as needed for the deal.

  • Deal structuring, drafting and negotiation: Leading deal structure options, negotiation, and documentation in close collaboration with commercial, financial, legal

  • and operational colleagues and advisors.

  • Deal and investment governance: Responsibility for coordinating deal materials and submission for investment committee and other governance review and approvals.

  • Risk management: Identify and mitigate potential risks associated with the deal, including commercial, legal, regulatory,

  • or operational, and develop contingency plans to address.

  • Overseeing the financial modelling process and providing guidance to juniors.


  • At least 7 years of experience in M&A in investment banking, private equity,

  • or corporate development.

  • Experience leading UK-based M&A transactions for assets or projects in energy infrastructure strongly preferred (£5M - £200M+).

  • Demonstrated understanding of distributed energy projects/systems, market dynamics and regulatory landscape.

  • Extensive experience in deal execution and closure, negotiation, due diligence processes and management of external advisors.

  • Strong quantitative, analytical skills, excel and power point capabilities.

  • Ideally outstanding academic record with a degree in a relevant discipline.

Open to contract/perm. Click to apply if you have an up-to-date CV or alternatively, email e.ireland@mintselection.com to arrange a confidential, exploratory chat.

Head of M&A – Renewable Energy Platform