Corporate Development and M&A Associate

Milan /
Corporate Development & M&A – Corporate Development & M&A /
Full time - Permanent
Who we are 🌍🛒

Everli is Europe’s leading marketplace for online grocery shopping and one of its fastest growing scale-ups. Our mission is to help people achieve peace of mind by simplifying the grocery shopping experience.

We are supported by world-class investors, raising $100 million in Series C in 2021 led by Verlinvest, with participation from LuxorDN CapitalC4 VenturesConvivavilité VenturesFITEC360 Capital PartnersInnogest and DIP.

New customers quadrupled last year as we expanded into new international markets and covered 80 cities. We achieve our growth through a culture that is collaborativetransparentdata-driven and focused on our mission.

Our rapidly growing and diverse international team (20 nationalities and counting) has offices located in Italy (with headquarters in Milan & Verona), Czech RepublicFrance and Poland. We will soon launch our business in Germany and Romania and we have many remote job opportunities in other countries as well.

Our professional challenge:

For our headquarters in Milan, we are looking for a Corporate Development and M&A Associate who will support the development of our business strategies and identify acquisition opportunities to accelerate our growth.

In this role, you will report to and assist the Head of Corporate Development & M&A in:
- Executing end to end M&A opportunities, fundraising tasks and analyses of the e-grocery industry ecosystem.
- Managing key external relationships (e.g., investment funds or banks), deal sourcing and execution of new investment opportunities, partnerships/alliances, acquisitions, mergers, planning and developing our M&A and strategic investments worldwide.

What you will do:

    • You will screen, assess and originate M&A opportunities, including strategic fit, rationale and potential critical issues;
    • You will interact with and manage investment banks and transaction services providers in M&A processes;
    • You will assist in the development of negotiation tactics and actively participate in the negotiation of smaller transactions;
    • You will develop general market researches (transactions, competitors and/or players) of the e-grocery industry ecosystem;
    • You will create PPT presentations, deck and other internal decision documents;
    • You will engage with and challenge business unit / commercial teams in business case development;
    • You will interact with internal and external legal counsel professionals as part of the negotiations/legal contract drafting (i.e. coordination between legal and internal area experts).

Why you should join us now:

    • You have the chance to change the life of millions of people;
    • You can rely on talented and collaborative colleagues who will both push and support you;
    • You get a competitive compensation package, including performance bonuses and a stock option plan;
    • You can use a welfare budget for a wide selection of services (education, public transport, vacations and entertainment, wellness, culture etc);
    • You receive a budget to create your own home workstation;
    • You can enjoy a work life budget to book short/medium period of accomodation in amazing places in Italy where you can work remotely, bringing with you a relative, friend or teammate;
    • You have flexible working conditions;
    • You have a 15% discount on your grocery with Everli.com.

What you bring:

    • You got a Master Degree in Economics, Finance or Engineering;
    • You developed up to 3 years of experience in the investment banking field or in top consulting firms, with a strong focus on the consumer tech industry;
    • You have a proven track record in managing large scale strategic projects (e.g. M&A, business development or organizational transformation);
    • You are highly proficient with Excel for business cases, modelling, valuation and simulations;
    • You are highly proficient with Powerpoint and Word skills for the development of presentations, transaction documents (e.g. CIM, etc.)
    • You are comfortable with complex quantitative data;
    • You can demonstrate a high degree of flexibility and endurance;
    • You have a strong commitment, interpersonal skills, entrepreneurial thinking;
    • You are fluent in Italian and English, with excellent verbal and writing skills in delivering analyses and presentations.
Everli is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We foster an inclusive and diverse workplace. No matter who you are, what you look like or how many years ago you have started your career: you will always be welcome in our team. Just like in a grocery store, diversity is richness! 💚