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Corporate Development Associate

Discovery Inc
London, England W4 5YB
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Discovery Inc

Location: London, United Kingdom,
Req ID: 29776


Discoverys Corporate Development group is primarily responsible for evaluating and executing strategic M&A transactions and investments. Sitting within a premier global media company, the group supports the development and execution of company-wide corporate strategy and assists business units spanning multiple global regions in evaluating and executing upon new investment opportunities. The Discovery Corporate Development group, based in London and covering EMEA and APAC, sees significant active deal flow and executes transactions end-to-end. The group is seeking an Associate - Corporate Development to join the team.


  • Reporting to the Vice President, Corporate Development, the Associate will be primarily responsible for working with Corporate Development colleagues and Discoverys senior leadership teams to source, evaluate, and execute potential corporate transactions in support of the companys mid-to-long range strategy.
  • Play a supporting role in identifying, assessing, synthesizing, and preparing recommendations relating to the strategic and financial impact on Discovery and its affiliated entities from potential transactions.
  • Assist in all aspects of transaction execution including project management, due diligence, valuation and documentation.
  • Incorporate inputs from strategy, commercial, legal, accounting, tax, and other teams while evaluating potential transactions.
  • Apply creativity and judgement in producing and updating financial models, plans, valuations, impact analyses and sensitivities, based on a variety of assumptions.


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required. Masters degree preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will have worked as an analyst at an investment bank.
  • TMT sector experience preferred, however not a must.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant work experience.
    Track record of being to analyze, structure, and prepare discussion materials for a variety of potential deals - including acquisitions, combinations, joint ventures, minority investments, and other equity transactions, as well as large-scale new business investments and ventures.
  • Possess a rigorous understanding of the media and communications industries and the global business and economic environment (If applying with a relevant industry background).
  • Self-starter with proven experience synthesizing and concisely presenting complex qualitative and quantitative information to assist internal discussion, communication and decision making.
  • Proven ability to research and model financial outcomes based on a variety of assumptions while incorporating all relevant market, industry, and company factors.
  • Strong oral and written communications, and financial modelling skills.
  • Strong financial acumen spanning corporate finance, accounting and economics.
  • Demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, ownership, responsiveness and diplomacy in managing multiple assignments under tight deadlines.


Posted: 2021-09-16 Expires: 2021-10-18

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