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Analyst (Origination), Manchester Office

GCA Altium’s Manchester office is looking for an Analyst to support the growth of its Deal Origination function; focused on identifying and establishing contact with companies requiring M&A and funding advice. We offer an excellent working atmosphere in a highly dynamic team. You will benefit from deep project involvement and interaction with senior team members across international offices, as well as CEO-level contacts at organisations across a number of industries. Our compensation is performance-oriented in line with market practice. 

Required profile

  • Assisting in the overall development of deal origination strategies
  • Sourcing and analysing market data to compile a portfolio of relevant target companies
  • Identifying, joining and monitoring bulk data sources, mailing groups and publications across relevant industries to source and screen relevant target companies on a continual basis
  • Management of the function’s internal CRM of opportunities – creating a systematic regime of contact and follow up protocols for the function
  • Internal reporting of function performance, KPIs, etc
  • In-depth company and industry research including relevant meeting/pitch preparation (e.g. sectorial research, buyer/investor identification, valuation analysis, etc)



  • 2:1 or above (achieved or predicted) in any degree subject
  • Relevant work experience or internships
  • Highly driven, motivated individual with strong analytical skills, a high degree of commercial awareness and a genuine interest in M&A
  • Ability to confidently engage with CEO-level decision makers and articulate investment banking services, shareholder options, etc
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, maintaining an exceptional quality of output whilst working under tight deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • The right to work in the UK


Application process:

If you are interested in this position please send your CV to, stating your interest in the Origination Analyst role at the Manchester office.


5th Floor, Belvedere, Booth Street
M2 4AW Manchester
United Kingdom

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