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M&A Analyst

Posted 7 Dec 2023
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0 to 7 years
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Dutch (Fluent)

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We are Marktlink. A committed international M&A specialist with an independent, discrete, and no-nonsense attitude. Since our start in 1996, entrepreneurs have been our driving force. Using in-depth market knowledge and a personal approach we have impacted the lives of many. We believe that the world of acquisitions and investments needs disruption. That’s why we need you.

Are you inspired to help entrepreneurs in the most crucial part of their career and working life? And do you want to help us maintain and expand our market leading position in Europe to shape the future of M&A? Then get ready for your next challenge!

For our office in Rotterdam we are looking for a M&A Analyst.


Your goal

Being an M&A Analyst is the first career step to becoming a dealmaker. You will work for several deal teams that guide entrepreneurs in buying or selling a company. You are financially and analytically strong, but above all commercially and socially skilled. You will not merely be working on spreadsheets, you will be involved in the entire process and meet clients from day one!

At Marktlink we invest in our talents and reinforce each others strengths. That's why we work in multidisciplinary teams. Through the Marktlink Academy you will be offered multiple trainings in every stage of your career. In addition, learning on the job is essential in mergers and acquisitions and we organise monthly sessions to share knowledge. A healthy work-life balance and informal working atmosphere are very important to us. Every day we have lunch together and then we talk about everything, except work.

Your responsibilities
As an M&A Analyst (Junior M&A Consultant) at Marktlink, you can roughly expect the following tasks:

  • Perform business and market analyses;
  • Preparation of valuations and bid books;
  • Getting to know potential buyers and sellers;
  • Approaching new buyers and sellers;
  • Building and maintaining the (Marktlink) network;
  • Drafting financing applications and resolving financing issues;
  • Broad support of the manager during projects.

Your profile

  • You have completed a university degree in finance or a college degree in combination with a finance-oriented master's degree;
  • You are a social and entrepreneurial person with practical, strategic, tactical and commercial insight;
  • In addition to strong analytical skills, you are punctual and goal-oriented;
  • Demonstrable affinity with the SME sector;
  • An eye for personal relationships and excellent communication skills are essential;
  • A good command of the Dutch and English languages (in the Netherlands and Belgium).

What you will receive

  • You will receive a competitive salary and an annual Marktlink bonus;
  • Unlimited holidays. Work hard. Play hard. We offer a unique combination of freedom and responsibility!
  • Pension plan through Aegon;
  • Company car;
  • HP tablet/laptop and iPhone;
  • Lots of responsibility from day one, flexible working hours and amazing colleagues;
  • Focus on career growth and inspiring learning programmes;
  • Lunch at the office for a small contribution.
  • Yearly company ski-trip, Zandvoort Grand Prix and Marktlink Gala diner;

Could you be our new Marktlink colleague? We are eager to learn what you can contribute to our organisation. In addition to the ‘must-haves’, we are looking for personality. Who are you? What makes you stand out? Send in your application today by submitting your CV, a short cover letter or video (optional) by using the application button.

About Marktlink

Marktlink has led the Dutch M&A market for years. We are growing rapidly and recently opened branches in Belgium, Denmark, Germany and the United Kingdom. By 2025, Marktlink M&A will impact the M&A market from offices in ten European countries.

With a team of around 200 employees, we advised on over 150 transactions in 2022 with a total value of €1 billion. Marktlink distinguishes itself in the M&A market by its energetic, no-nonsense, and above all entrepreneurial approach; the Marktlink DNA is ‘getting deals done’!

Together with our labels Marktlink Exit Ready and Marktlink Capital we help successful entrepreneurs in the preparation and sales process and give them access to the strongest private equity funds in Europe and North America.

A pre employment screening can be part of the procedure.

Marktlink is al jaren toonaangevend op de Nederlandse M&A-markt. We groeien snel en hebben onlangs vestigingen geopend in België, Denemarken, Duitsland en het Verenigd Koninkrijk. In 2025 zal Marktlink in tien Europese landen actief zijn. Met een team van 200 medewerkers adviseerde Marktlink in 2022 bij ruim 150 transacties met een totale dealwaarde van € 1 miljard. Benieuwd naar wat wij nog meer doen? Kijk voor meer informatie op careers.marktlink.com.

Finance & Banking
Amsterdam
Active in 5 countries
200 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 30 years

What employees are saying

Jelle Rutgers

Manager

Jelle Rutgers

Na het behalen van zijn BSc in Business Administration met een thesis over het leereffect van bedrijven tijdens M&A-trajecten, en het behalen van een MSc in Strategic Management is Jelle recent gestart bij Marklink in Gouda in de functie van consultant.

Petra Borkent

Manager

Petra Borkent

Petra studeerde aan de Hogere Hotelschool en werkte aansluitend een jaar in New York. In 2013 rondde ze de Master of Science in International Business & Management aan de Rijksuniversiteit in Groningen af en in 2014 trad ze in dienst als consultant bij Marktlink.