Sr Investments and M&A Associate

  • EDP Renewables
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Oct 30, 2020

Job Description


The Investments and M&A Associate will analyze and execute strategic investments (organic and M&A projects) for EDPR North America, working under the direction of the Corporate Head of Investments and M&A. You will facilitate investment-related communications and decision making with EDP and other business units, including corporate areas of EDPR.


Main accountabilities:

  • Analyze Greenfield projects in terms of economic risk and strategic options and provide reports of findings
  • Analyze and support bid strategy for Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) bids
  • Perform valuations and prepare investment memoranda to assist EDPR and EDP decision making bodies in making investment/divestment decisions
  • Ensure that investments are evaluated objectively and based on consistent criteria and perform investment approval procedures
  • Evaluate M&A opportunities in terms of risk return analyses
  • Evaluate divestment opportunities and assist in the execution of asset rotation targets for the platform
  • Coordinate external advisors (e.g. legal counsel, financial institutions) and direct internal EDPR teams (e.g. operations, wind, tax) for due diligence efforts for execution of merger & acquisition (M&A) transaction
  • Participate in strategic analysis projects (i.e., Special Projects)
  • Support in the preparation of EDPR business plan and Impairment analyses
  • Additional duties as required


Direct reports: None

Travel: Up to 10%


Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or a related field, Master’s degree preferred
  • 5 years valuation/corporate finance experience, at least 3-4 years direct M&A experience
  • Strong knowledge of valuation, financing, accounting, and strategic analysis; M&A/deal negotiation experience is a plus
  • Experience with International retail business, downstream, and M&A activity is preferred


Behavioral requirements:

  • Sound analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to be self-motivated
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Exemplary standards of integrity, honor, safety, management, ethics, quality, and productivity


Physical demands & working conditions:

  • Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environment
  • Speech/Reading: Ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently and deliver a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Lifting: Ability to lift items weighing up to 10 pounds
  • Vision/Hearing: Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Safety: Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary



Travel Required

YesUp to 10%

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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