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in Canton, MA, United States
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in Canton, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Co-Head of M&A and Contested Situations > U.S.

We have a unique opportunity for someone to contribute their talents and strengths as a Co-Head of M&A and Contested Situations > U.S.


At Computershare we invite you to share our vision and commitment to excellence in everything that we do. Our 12,000 people around the globe are entrepreneurial and innovative, serving 25,000 clients and customers with precision and reliability because they count on us to deliver, every time.

Computershare (ASX: CPU) is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, mortgage servicing, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialize in corporate trust, bankruptcy, class action and utility administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.

Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement. Many of the world’s leading organizations use us to streamline and maximize the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers.

Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has over 12,000 employees worldwide.

Across our global team, we see diversity as a source of strength. The more perspectives we have, the better equipped we’ll be to meet the demands of our diverse global customer base. We want every person who joins out team, every customer and every supplier to feel welcome. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and believe in equality for everyone, regardless of age, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected be applicable law. That applies throughout our company, around the world with no exceptions, regardless of differences. We will hire, develop, reward, promote and retain people purely on the basis of their talents, commitment, potential and the results they achieve. We will work hard to make sure everyone is included within our organization, removing barriers and obstacles to give everyone an equal opportunity to succeed.


Our key values – Certainty, Ingenuity and Advantage – drive everything we do: you can count on us to deliver with precision and reliability, every time. We look beyond today’s problems to find tomorrow’s solutions, focusing on finding new and better way to unlock your competitive edge and help you achieve your business goals.


U.S. is responsible for leading a team focused on growing the firm’s M&A and Activist practice.  The successful candidate will be a seasoned executive who can offer advice to clients and execute on a wide variety of complex situations with confidence and creativity. The individual should possess a deep set of relationships in the corporate issuer, legal, banking and public relations advisory communities with an ability to leverage these relationships to gain market share for Georgeson. 

Primary Accountabilities

  • Pitch and win new business opportunities in the M&A space and other complex proxy situations by articulating the Georgeson value proposition.
  • Develop effective strategies to contribute to Georgeson’s ability to win mandates from existing and new clients for:
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • proxy contests for board seats
  • a broad range of shareholder approval proposals
  • going-private transactions
  • Identify areas for enhancement in Georgeson’s existing product offering and work with others to develop solutions.
  • Execute successful, value-additive campaigns on behalf of Georgeson’s issuer clients.
  • Work with others on the team to develop winning strategies for obtaining maximum favorable shareholder approval for our clients’ aims and objectives.   
  • Develop various strategies for communicating with institutional and retail investors and proxy advisors in a timely, cost-effective manner to articulate client interests.
  • Collaborate with other M&A team members to ensure all aspects of the proxy voting mechanics and operations landscape are effectively understood and managed in the client’s interests.
  • Represent Georgeson in the media, at industry conferences, on panels and other events
  • Offer thoughtful insights on M&A issues
  • Contribute subject-matter

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Minimum 10-15 years of prior M&A advisory experience.
  • Deep knowledge of applicable proxy solicitation rules, listing requirements and other relevant legal and regulatory issues.
  • Strong operational knowledge of proxy voting processes.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to gain the trust and confidence of senior corporate executives, board members, investor relations officers and corporate secretaries. 
  • Able to work effectively with other advisors including lawyers, investment bankers, public relations executives and personnel from other solicitation firms.
  • Proactive, resourceful, adaptable. A self-starter with strong team-working skills.

Travel Required

It is expected that this position may include travel up to 15% of the time.  This is subject to change based on many factors, including business needs.

Language Ability

Ability to read/analyse/interpret business periodicals/ journals/technical procedures/gov. regulations; write reports/ business correspondence/procedure manuals; effectively present information/respond to questions from managers/clients/ customers/public.

Mathematical Ability

Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is performed in climate controlled indoor administrative office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate, depending upon office or meeting location.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate. The employee frequently is required to remain stationary. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 10 pounds. Vision: Close and distance required with ability to see objects in presence of glare or bright lighting (e.g., computer screen). Speech/Hearing: Frequently interact with management, vendors, coworkers, industry constituents, clients and the public.   


  • A choice medical insurance plans designed to meet your needs     
  • Dental & Vision insurance
  • Life & Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid time off - You’ll accrue 3 weeks your first year!
  • Nine Holidays
  • $1,000 Employee Referral Program
  • Wellness programs
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Banking and investments plans
  • Rewards and recognition programs
  • Employee discounts for wellness, auto & homeowners insurance, wireless service and more…
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Computershare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law. 

Primary Location: United States
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Job: Permanent Employee
Organization: Computershare Limited
Job Posting: Jan 27, 2021, 11:27:54 PM
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