Deals, Transaction Services - Sales and Purchase Agreement - Manager

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: HP639-656

Job description / Role

Line of Service
Advisory

Specialism
Deals

Management Level
Manager

Job Description & Summary
PwC Global Overview

At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We're a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

PwC Middle East Overview

Established in the region for over 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,000 people across 12 countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Palestine and the United Arab Emirates. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market, and beyond.

Responsibilities:

- Work with the FDD team to understand the key risk areas and value drivers of the target business in the context of an M&A transaction.
- Analyze the impact of risks and value drivers on deal pricing (headline price or other adjustments) and construct and EV to equity bridge accordingly.
- Review the legal transaction documents from a financial and accounting perspective including the sale and purchase agreement, shareholder agreement, disclosure letter, bid letter etc. In particular advise the client on the appropriateness of the pricing mechanic (locked box vs. completion accounts), financial indemnities and warranties and accounting definitions and principles.
- Analyze a normal level of working capital of the business.
- Other responsibilities include: internal management of the project (risk assessment, budget and cost recoveries, documentation etc.), practice development (such as internal and external training), etc.

Requirements

Requirements:

- CPA or CFA qualified or equivalent qualification
- Relevant transaction services experience/exposure (c. 6 years)
- Ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize tasks in fast paced environment.
- Strong writing and communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Previous SPA advisory experience is preferred but not required

About the Company

PwC firms help organizations and individuals to create the value they're looking for.

We're a network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC is the brand under which member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL) operate and provide services. Together, these firms form the global PwC network.

In our 3 key areas of business or Lines of Service Assurance, Tax, and Advisory we work with our clients from business start ups to the worlds leading organizations to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

We help our own people to learn, discover, develop and make a real difference all the way through their working lives. And we have big ambitions to grow.

PwC Middle East Region is part of what we call the Central Cluster and includes the UK, Europe and Africa as well as the Middle East. The region consists of 12 markets - UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Palestine.

PwC has been established in the region for over 40 years, we already employ over 4500 people and we are on course to become the Middle East number one professional service firm.