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Director, Mid-Market mergers and acquisitions- Western Canada

Reference ID: RBCAA008886999

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What is the opportunity?

RBC Mid-Market M&A is the largest dedicated Mid-Market M&A team among Canadian banks, and is part of the National Client Group. The team is focused on providing advice with respect to divestitures, acquisitions, and buyouts or private companies. The team has experienced steady growth and is seeking an experienced M&A professional to join the Alberta team to support continued growth.

As a senior level Mergers and Acquisitions professional, this role will be responsible for interacting with business owners at companies in the Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba markets and with RBC colleagues to identify, pitch, win and close M&A mandates. You will work both independently and in conjunction with other members of RBC Royal Bank to build a sustainable business.

We are looking for someone who has extensive experience dealing with entrepreneurial clients, has a proven track record of building trust through collaboration and delivering value added advice with confidence, and winning business in competitive situations.

What will you do?

  • Network internally and externally to build awareness of RBC Mid-Market M&A across Western Canada
  • Develop relationships with business owners and build/maintain a pipeline of potential M&A mandates
  • Conduct regular meetings and presentations with internal partners in Commercial Banking, Capital Markets, and Wealth Management
  • Conduct business development activities to originate M&A mandates, lead the pitches, win the mandates and complete the transactions
  • Manage preparation of marketing and other transaction related materials
  • Champion high standards of professionalism in all aspects of engagement
  • Assist clients with navigating the process of negotiating and closing a transaction
  • Supervise and train junior staff
  • Work with other members of the RBC Royal Bank team in support of activities that enhance RBC Royal Bank and build its brand

  • What do you need to succeed?

  • Candidates must be experienced, entrepreneurial professionals with significant M&A experience and relationships and knowledge of the market
  • Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to successfully originate, win and close mandates related to the group's advisory services and share a passion for working with privately held, owner-manager based businesses.
  • Strong comprehension of Canadian accounting standards, legal and tax principles as they apply to M&A situations
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to execute transactions from start to finish
  • Experience with and desire to work on Mid-Market transactions
  • Post-secondary education would include MBA, CPA, CFA and or CBV
  • Strong network of local/regional relationships with private equity firms and relevant legal counsel
  • Ability to work independently and productively
  • Excellent interpersonal communications and sales skills

  • Nice to have

  • Strong preference for professionals with previous M&A experience, with high quality standards and an honest, thoughtful approach to developing and extending RBC client relationships.

  • What's in it for you?

    We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to do challenging work

  • About RBC
    Royal Bank of Canada is Canada's largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit .

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    Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
    RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.


    City: TBA
    Address: TBA
    Work Hours/Week: 37.5
    Work Environment: Office
    Employment Type: Permanent
    Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
    Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
    Required Travel (%): 0-25
    Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
    People Manager: Yes
    Application Deadline: 04/30/2019
    Req ID: 180477

    Ad Code(s):

    Posted: April 18, 2019
    Closes: June 17, 2019