Barney is a M&A firm for marketing, media and tech companies exiting between $2M – $100M. We are the industry go-to for founders of marketing agencies who want to exit or take on a strategic partner.

We are redefining what’s possible in the M&A spaces. A tribe of trailblazers, disrupting the way things have always been done by thinking differently, challenging the norm, and staying hyper-focused on the industry we know and love.

Barney is actively seeking a bright, eager Acquisition Manager. This is a high visibility role, working with a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate must be excited to work with people in a client-facing role, as well as in data and strategy. The person in this role will contribute to all aspects of potential M&A transactions on behalf of various sellers of small marketing agencies looking to exit.


At Barney, we know that great people make a great organization. We offer an attractive compensation package consisting of base salary, transaction bonuses, comprehensive benefits and unlimited PTO.


Daily Responsibilities Include:

  • Gather financial and operational documentation from clients
  • Work closely with finance team, oversee the development of financial summary and valuation analysis and make sure all numbers are correct
  • Create targeted, potential buyer outreach lists
  • Structure and manage M&A projects from start to “go-live”, buyer vetting, management meeting, due diligence, and closing.
  • Evaluate and interview interested buyers
  • Negotiate on behalf of clients you are representing to get the best possible total deal value
  • Advocate for clients throughout the due diligence process, holding their hand every step of the way


Required Skills, Experience & Education

  • A successful candidate is a highly motivated individual who works comfortably and autonomously in a fast-paced and sometimes ambiguous environment. You have a demonstrated ability to manage priorities and projects and the right mix of organizational and communication skills.
  • Critical thinker, resourceful
  • Highly organized, great attention to detail, follow-up, and follow-through
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills, receptive listening, and collaboration
  • Accountable team player, working effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
  • Bachelor’s degree

Barney is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Barney are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Barney will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. We encourage applicants of all ages.

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