Vice President – M&A Advisory

CERES provides deep industry knowledge, M&A expertise and research capabilities to advise on lower middle market sell-side transactions across photonics technology sectors including Photonics, Biophotonics, Information Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, Energy, Defense and Sensing.  Serving clients in US and Europe, CERES is hiring a senior-level professional to work on-site metro Boston and remotely.  This position affords direct and active interaction with the senior executive management teams of our clients.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work closely with a well established M&A advisor in the photonics technology sector who will act as a mentor and help you fulfill your career goals
  • Lead the execution of lower middle market sell-side M&A engagements
  • Perform financial valuation
  • Recruit and supervise a financial analyst
  • Prepare pitch books and live deal materials, including memoranda, confidential information memoranda, management presentations and lender presentations
  • Analyze detailed corporate and financial information, as well as conduct due diligence

Ideal candidate profile:

  • A passion for technology and its critical contributions to advance health, communications, security, transportation and the environment
  • Experience as an investment banking associate and ideally at least 1 year as a Vice President in technology banking
  • A critical thinker who can quickly evaluate and analyze companies and financial information
  • Strong analytical/financial skills as well as outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage a variety of transactions and projects simultaneously
  • Resourceful self-starter, able to work autonomously and as a team player
  • A competitive spirit and desire to win
  • Education:  B.B.A or M.B.A.; Degree in engineering, math or science preferred

For more information, please send resume to Linda Smith,