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M&A Associate

Posted 15 Jul 2024
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2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
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Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Marktlink is a committed international M&A specialist with an independent, discrete, and no-nonsense approach. Together with our labels Marktlink Exit-Ready and Marktlink Transaction Services we support entrepreneurs by preparing their business for sale and guide them throughout the entire sales or acquisition process. Our label Marktlink Capital offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to invest in strong private equity and venture capital funds.

Since our start in 1996, entrepreneurs have been our driving force. With a profound market knowledge and a personal approach, we advised many transactions and in doing so we influenced the lives of many.

Your goal

For our office in Rotterdam we are looking for an M&A Associate.

Who is ready for the next step as M&A dealmaker in the SME-market? You!

You already have a few years’ experience as an M&A professional and the ambition to become an independent dealmaker within the next three years. This entrepreneurial drive is part of Marktlink’s DNA. At Marktlink you will be doing business independently from day one. You will be responsible for a significant part of the transaction process and from A to Z in the deal. You have sufficient financial skills, but also a commercial mindset and a genuine interest in entrepreneurs; the clients of Marktlink.

Your responsibilities

At Marktlink, no day is the same. As an M&A Associate (consultant) you can broadly expect the following:

  • Performing company and market analysis;
  • Preparing valuations and bid books;
  • Meeting potential buyers and sellers;
  • Approaching new buyers and sellers;
  • Expanding and maintaining the (Marktlink) network;
  • Preparing financing applications and solving financing issues;
  • Providing broad support to the manager during the projects.

Your profile

You are sharp, accurate, result-oriented, think on your feet and like to get things done. Furthermore, we expect you to deliver the following experience and competencies:

  • Master’s degree in Finance or a higher professional education degree combined with a finance-oriented Masters;
  • The dynamic world of mergers and acquisitions is familiar to you. You have a minimum of three years and a maximum of five years’ work experience as M&A analyst, associate or consultant;
  • You are a social and entrepreneurial person who has practical and strategic insight as well as tactical and commercial insight;
  • In addition to being analytically strong, a Marktlinker is punctual and target-driven;
  • Demonstrable affinity with SME-companies is an advantage;
  • An eye for personal relationships and excellent communication skills are a must.

Why us?

  • 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!
  • 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.

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