Corporate Development and M&A Associate

  • Corporate Development & M&A
  • Milano, Italy

Corporate Development and M&A Associate

Job description

For our headquarters in Milan, we are looking for a Corporate Development and M&A Associate who will support the development of our business strategies and identify acquisition opportunities to accelerate our growth.

In this role, you will report to and assist the Head of Corporate Development & M&A, executing end to end M&A opportunities, fundraising tasks and analyses of the e-grocery industry ecosystem.

Who we are

  • Everli is Europe’s leading marketplace for online grocery shopping and one of its fastest growing scale-ups. Our mission is to help people achieve peace of mind by simplifying the grocery shopping experience;

  • We are supported by world-class investors, raising $100 million in Series C in 2021 led by Verlinvest, with participation from Luxor, DN Capital, C4 Ventures, Convivavilité Ventures, FITEC, 360 Capital Partners, Innogest and DIP;

  • New customers quadrupled last year as we expanded into new international markets and covered 70 cities. We achieve our growth through a culture that is collaborative, transparent, data-driven and focused on our mission;

  • Our rapidly growing and diverse international team (20 nationalities and counting) has offices located in Italy (with headquarters in Milan & Verona), Czech Republic, France and Poland, as well as remote opportunities in many other countries.

What you will do

In this role, you will support the Head of Corporate Development & M&A in the management of key external relationships (e.g., investment funds or banks), deal sourcing and execution of new investment opportunities, partnerships/alliances, acquisitions, mergers, planning and developing our M&A and strategic investments worldwide.

  • You will screen, assess and originate M&A opportunities, including strategic fit, rationale and potential critical issues;
  • You will interact with and manage investment banks and transaction services providers in M&A processes;
  • You will assist in development of negotiation tactics and actively participate in negotiation of smaller transactions;
  • You will develop general market researches (transactions, competitors and/or players) of the e-grocery industry ecosystem;
  • You will create PPT presentations, deck and other internal decision documents;
  • You will engage with and challenge business unit / commercial teams in business case development;
  • You will interact with internal and external legal counsel professionals as part of the negotiations / legal contract drafting (i.e. coordination between legal and internal area experts).

Why you should join us now

  • You have the chance to change the life of millions of people;

  • You can rely on talented and collaborative colleagues who will both push and support you;

  • You get a competitive compensation package, including performance bonuses and stock options;

  • You can use a welfare bonus for a wide selection of services (education, public transport, vacations and entertainment, wellness, culture etc);

  • You receive a budget to create your own home workstation;

  • You have flexible working conditions;

  • You have a 15% discount on your grocery with


  • You got a Master Degree in Economics, Finance or Engineering;

  • You developed up to 3 years of experience in the investment banking field or in top consulting firms, with a strong focus on the consumer tech industry;

  • You have a proven track record in managing large scale strategic projects (e.g. M&A, business development or organizational transformation);

  • You are highly procifient with Excel for business cases, modelling, valuation and simulations;

  • You are highly procifient with Powerpoint and Word skills for development of presentations, transaction documents (e.g. CIM, etc.)

  • You are comfortable with complex quantitative data;

  • You can demonstrate a high degree of flexibility and endurance;

  • You have a strong commitment, interpersonal skills, entrepreneurial thinking;

  • You are fluent in Italian and English, with excellent verbal and in writing skills in delivering analyses and presentations.