VP, M&A and Business Development
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a world leader in gaming entertainment offering the industry's broadest and most integrated portfolio of game content, advanced systems, cutting-edge platforms and professional services.?Scientific Games’ digital arm - SG Digital is a trusted partner to the world's most powerful iGaming,?iLottery?and Sports Betting brands. From our world leading sports betting technology to our in-house game studios and broad partner network of?third party?suppliers, we offer customers the widest portfolio of content available across our?OpenSports?and?OpenGaming?platforms.??
At SG Digital we have 1,600+ employees (including 900+ engineers and developers) and over 200 customers. We currently provide our technology to customers across the globe. Our head office is in London with?over 20 offices across the globe spanning EMEA, APAC, and North America.???
Leading the charge in the sports betting arena, SG Digital’s?OpenSports?product suite offers end-to-end sportsbook solutions to partners of all sizes in regulated jurisdictions. Covering every aspect of sports?betting,?OpenSports?allows operators to pick and choose the tech pieces they need to build a long-term viable product.
The VP, M&A and Business Development will be responsible for helping drive new business, M&A, and strategic investments for the sports division of SG Digital. The role will include mapping overall corporate strategy to acquisitions, strategic alliances, and new businesses, identifying partnering and acquisition opportunities, reviewing target companies for consideration, and negotiating term sheets and deal structures. The VP will also be expected to provide support in the areas of financial modeling, due diligence, research, presentation preparation, and legal documentation and other related activities tied to Scientific Games’ corporate development and M&A activities.
Specific responsibilities include:
Develop strong working relationships with the principal business stakeholders and acquire an intimate knowledge chiefly of Scientific Games’ Sports products, growth strategies, and competitive positioning.
Develop strategic business plans and roadmaps for inorganic growth opportunities including mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, corporate alliance and partnerships, technology acquisition, and other key corporate strategic initiatives.
Structure and negotiate term sheets and deal structures with counterparties and internal stakeholders.
Prepare financial analyses around acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances, which support our overall inorganic growth strategy.
Conduct revenue and profitability modeling and financial risk analyses of new business opportunities.
Research new product and new market opportunities, helping to foster continued growth in our operating and growth strategy.
Interface with the key management and executives to ensure alignment of new business development priorities with operating and growth strategies for the business units and new product innovation groups.
Prepare presentations that support decisions and recommendations, presentable to internal and external stakeholders.
Organize and manage due diligence for new opportunities.
Work with business unit leadership teams to ensure effective and efficient post-deal integrations.
- We are seeking an individual who is able to work in a fast paced, exciting environment, requirements of the role are
12+ years total working experience, with exposure to M&A, private equity investing, and/or corporate development, plus clear demonstration of progression in responsibilities.
Minimum 2 years working at an investment bank, management consultancy, or private equity investment firm.
Sports Betting experience ideal but not essential.
Some exposure to business operations a strong plus.
Bachelor’s degree required; degree in accounting, finance or related field preferred
MBA preferred, but not essential.