Mergers and Acquisitions Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Mergers and Acquisitions Director make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Mergers and Acquisitions Director in the United States is $99 as of May 01, 2023, but the range typically falls between $87 and $116. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Develops and executes the evaluation, financial, and operational strategy for mergers, acquisitions, and divestiture projects. Advises and evaluates deal rationale, financial projections, risk assessment, and financial implications. Oversees due diligence, financial planning, scoping, negotiations, closing, and integration. Plans and implements a negotiation strategy and leads the negotiations with stakeholders. Requires a MBA or equivalent. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2023

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