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Senior Analyst Corporate Development / M&A at Experian Limited (Costa Mesa, CA)

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Experians North America Corporate Development group is seeking a Senior Analyst to join our team and help deliver on Experians inorganic growth opportunities. The successful candidate will be responsible for Merger, Acquisition and Divestiture projects across the North America region. There is considerable variability and visibility within the role and a technically strong, commercially insightful and well-rounded candidate with prior M&A experience is essential. This position requires a desire and ability to operate in an entrepreneurial, small-team environment focused on delivering high impact and high profile investments for Experian. * Location: Orange County, California * Start Date: January 2019 Responsibilities * Detailed financial analysis of market opportunities and target companies * Meeting with potential acquisition targets and creating relationships with management teams * Developing complex valuation models and preparing valuation analyses of potential acquisition targets, incorporating DCF analysis, trading comparables, transaction comparables, LBO analysis and other valuation methods * Prepare and analyze deal structuring options  * Assist with preparation of internal investment papers * Manage the due diligence process with both external and internal stakeholders *  Conduct industry and company research as required and prepare target profiles and industry landscapes * Monitor, analyze and report on M&A activity within Experians core markets  * Manage a database of Experians trading comparables and relevant sector transaction comparables * Maintain Experians regional M&A pipeline and reporting * Create and maintain strong personal networks with investment banking contacts and other transaction intermediaries, as well as management teams of potential acquisition targets