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Manager Corporate Development / M&A


Role Description

SIGNA Sports United (SSU) has built the global #1 sports e-commerce & technology platform with market leading positions in Bike, Tennis, Outdoor & Team Sports. We are leveraging our unique tech and operating platform to power our leading online shops like Fahrrad.de, Bikester, Probikeshop, Tennis-Point, Outfitter, and many more, and to provide solutions to industry partners, including end-to-end e-commerce as-a-service solutions for brands and federations, connecting and enabling offline specialist retailers and integrating with digital sports communities. We recently announced to go public through a business combination agreement with Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: YAC). The combination also includes the acquisition of the WiggleCRC Group, one of the largest online bike retailers globally, currently owned by Bridgepoint.

The combined entity will become the largest pure-play sports e-commerce and technology platform company by revenue, with expected net revenues of approximately $1.6 billion in the financial year ending on September 30, 2021, serving over 7 million active customers, 1,000+ brand partners, 500+ connected retail stores, and more than 15 million sports community users globally.

What we are looking for:

Signa Sports United is looking for a Manager Corporate Development / M&A, a position where you will be expected to play a key role in the sourcing, evaluation and execution of M&A transactions, minority investments and strategic partnerships, in addition to contributing to developing and delivering on the broader SSU corporate strategy.

· Identify, source and evaluate M&A and other investment opportunities

· Review and track relevant market and industry trends

· Execute M&A, minority investment and strategic partnership transactions

· Coordinate and carry out cross-functional due diligence and post-merger integration exercises

· Perform financial modelling, valuation and other financial analyses

· Develop detailed strategic recommendations for senior leadership and other internal as
well as external stakeholders


· 3-5 years of relevant experience in investment banking/M&A, corporate development,
strategy consulting with focus on PE/CD, private equity or venture capital

· Excellent technical and analytical skills, including financial modelling

· A pro-active, hands-on and action-oriented team player, highly organized, independent,
and self-motivated

· Excellent communication skills, both written and oral in English

· Passion for Sports and Tech is very welcome!

We recognize that diverse teams make the strongest teams, and we encourage people from all
backgrounds, perspectives and skills to apply.