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MasterCard Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions in Purchase, New York

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Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions


Based in Purchase, NY, the Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions will be part of the Strategy, Corporate Development and M&A team and will report to the Senior Vice President, M&A. The VP of M&A will partner with global business units to drive the execution of acquisitions and equity investments in support of the global growth strategy. The VP M&A will play a key role in all stages of the M&A process and partners with business units, functional M&A due diligence teams and other Mastercard constituencies in order to execute M&A transactions.


• Play a leading role in overseeing M&A and investment activities globally

• Structure and execute acquisitions, equity investments and Joint ventures across the organization globally

• Lead all aspects of a robust acquisition process including

o organizing, coordinating and leading cross-functional due diligence teams to assess risks and opportunities

o coordinating external financial advisors and investment bankers

o leading discussions/negotiations with the acquisition target around price, contract terms, etc.

o evaluating business case including go-to-market plans for synergies and integration plan and costing

o valuation against comparable transactions and utilizing discounted cash flow methodologies

o structuring of complex transactions leveraging appropriate internal tax, legal regional and external resources

o summarizing and presenting due diligence findings and recommendations to executive management

• Lead acquisition/investment discussions at executive meetings

• Understand and communicate financial impact and risks of potential acquisitions & investments and recommend remediation actions

• Lead creation of acquisition deliverables such as presentations to senior executives and Board of Directors, deal closing approvals, etc.

All About You

• Bachelor’s Degree, MBA or CPA preferred

• Prior M&A, Corporate Development, Investment Banking or Transaction Advisory experience

• Experience leading complex cross-functional projects and teams

• Knowledge of payments, financial services or related areas a plus

• Strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills

• Demonstrated executive level relationship building and partnering skills

• Strong analytical skills including financial modeling, accounting and valuation experience

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Requisition ID: R-103560