Specialist Business Strategy and M&A (f/m/d)

Deutsche Börse AG • Frankfurt am Main

Learn. Develop. Grow. But always: Share value

Join our international team that drives positive change, united by a spirit of openness and curiosity. We empower you to have an impact and to grow – personally and professionally. With us, you work at the heart of financial systems and evolve the way markets operate. We’re excited about the future because we are the ones shaping it. Let´s do this together by sharing value!

Who we are

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.

Frankfurt am Main

Your career at Deutsche Börse Group

Your area of work

Deutsche Börse´s Market Data + Services business supports capital market participants in their digital transformation. It provides Data Services to members of the financial community worldwide. MD+S is the home of all relevant data from Deutsche Börse’s trading platforms like Xetra or Eurex, as well as renowned index-brands DAX and STOXX. The Data Services department develops, maintains and markets all of Deutsche Börse’s data, amongst them the proprietary market data of Deutsche Börse and its cooperation partners. In addition, we provide a leading set of analytics and sophisticated metrics for both investment and trading strategies applying modern statistical methods, big data analytics and machine learning. Our clients are the leading financial organizations worldwide, amongst them the leading investment banks, hedge funds and specialist providers of financial information. 

You will support the Business Strategy and M&A team of Market Data + Services in developing the strategy for the data business of Deutsche Börse AG further. This includes the (co-) lead of strategic projects (organic and M&A), the area’s financial analysis and controlling, as well as the development of market and competitor research.

Your responsibilities

  • (Co-) lead strategic projects and initiatives aimed at long-term solutions, with focus on inorganic growth opportunities as well as partnership formats (e.g. data distribution agreements or new data products in the capital markets, digital asset, or alternative data space)
  • In this role you will support business areas of the segment with regards to topics of strategic relevance, mainly with strategic and financial analyses 
  • In addition, you will conduct market and competitor research in developing strategic growth options for the data business of Deutsche Börse AG
  • Your tasks include preparation of decision proposals, status reports as well as analysis for senior management and for relevant management meetings
  • As a secondary function you will support in coordination of compliance/audit/risk tasks as well as financial planning and tracking exercises

Your profile

  • You have completed your university degree in business, economics, finance, computer science or similar degree in a relevant field of expertise with excellent results – completed MBA or CFA is a plus
  • You have at least 2 years of relevant professional experience in at least one of the following areas: Strategy Consulting, Inhouse Consulting, or Corporate Finance, ideally in reputed strategy consultancy firms, investment banks, big 4 advisories or strategy/M&A teams in major corporations
  • Excellent conduct of MS Office applications, specifically PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent storylining, slidewriting, and chart design skills required to capture complex facts and structure them in PowerPoint for analysis, discussion, or decision
  • You are a strong and committed team player willing to cooperate with multiple projects, departments, teams, and colleagues across various office locations
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with a structured approach to problem solving and attention to detail round off your profile
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written) and German language skills are a plus

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment where everyone feels welcome and can reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.


We enable you to move freely with our job tickets, job (e-)bikes and free parking opportunities.

Work environment

Collaboration, communication, or deep focus – in our modern office buildings you will find the perfect work environment. Free drinks and food and meal allowances included.

Health and wellbeing

We care for your health and wellbeing and besides various health promotion measures we offer you a group accident insurance and additional insurance offers at discounted rates.

Financial stability

We provide financial stability by offering attractive salaries, company pension schemes, participation in our Group Share Plan, as well as bonuses, subsidies and discounts.

Hybrid work

Collaborate and exchange on-site or work remotely several days a week in line with business needs and local regulations. Our hybrid working model combines the best of both worlds.

Flexible working hours

We want your job to fit your life situation and offer flexible working time models, part-time models, childcare allowance, or the possibility to study alongside your job.


Our market infrastructures are globally connected. Working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues across over 60 locations from more than 100 nations.


We promote individual development by offering internal development programmes, mentoring, further education and training budgets.

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