Associate M&A

Novus Capital specializes in M&A advisory for mid market transactions in Russia, the CIS countries and the Baltic States. We specialize in pharmaceutical and technology sectors as well as work in media, logistics and FMCG sectors


Novus Capital specializes in M&A advisory for mid market transactions (10-200 USDm) in Russia, the CIS and the Baltic States, and capital raising (from 1 USDm) for VC stage companies from VC/PE funds and HNWI. We are market leaders in the pharmaceutical sector, have strong positions in technology sector, cover other sectors on a regular basis. Novus Capital has completed over 25 transactions with the aggregate value of 700 USDm and was named TOP 2 investment bank in Russia in 2020 by PREQVECA.



  • Origination of M&A opportunities
  • Preparation of commercial proposals, teasers, CIMs, financial models
  • Participation in the preparation of transaction documents (term sheets, SPAs, APAs, SHAs and other contracts)
  • Due diligence coordination
  • Participation in negotiations
  • Facilitating the signing and and closing M&A deals according to set targets 



Over 3 years of experience in M&A, valuation or due diligence in BIG4 companies, investment banks or M&A advisory boutiques 



  • Higher Education in Economics or Finance in top Russian Universities (HSE, NES, MSU, FU, MGIMO are preferred)
  • Strong corporate finance and valuation skills
  • Understanding of M&A process and its key stages
  • Strong analytical, writing and communication skills
  • CFA Level 1 or 2, Master degree / MBA is a plus
  • Fluent English



  • Full immersion in deal project work from day 1
  • Hands-on experience on all stages of M&A process
  • Rapid personal and professional growth based on the principles of meritocracy

Candidate selection criteria

Professional Experience*

3 years (Required)


Undergraduate (Required)

Master (Optional)

Industry Experience

Investments (Optional)

Consulting (Optional)


CFA: Candidate (Optional)


English: Fluent (Required)