Analyst M&A

Corporate Finance, Financial Services, M&A
Required language
Dutch, English


Excited to build a career in M&A? Join our team of motivated and ambitious colleagues and work on a wide range of national and international M&A transactions. Oaklins is the leading mid-market M&A advisor with offices in more than 40 locations employing more than 850 people worldwide, while still maintaining the culture and benefits of a small team. We offer great opportunities to operate and grow alongside accomplished dealmakers and entrepreneurs.

Due to our continuous growth, we are currently looking for people to join the small-cap and mid-cap M&A teams in our Amsterdam office. With Oaklins' international and diverse focus, you will be working across different sectors in cross-border deal teams. We are looking for people that are motivated, eager to learn, and are passionate about M&A transactions. The job comes with a high level of responsibility and the opportunity to experience a steep learning curve. You'll receive on-the-job training and benefit from working in small deal teams of 3 to 5 persons.

If it's time for your next move, get in touch with us.

What you'll do

  • Work as a sell- or buy-side advisor for domestic and foreign entrepreneurs, corporations and financial investors on varied M&A consulting projects in a wide variety of sectors
  • Conduct industry research and finding potential buyers and targets in various industries
  • Play a key role in process control, document preparation, communicating with parties, and negotiating to completion
  • Analyse the past and future development of companies, assess their positioning in the market, assess their financial performance, build valuation models and manage due diligence processes
  • In the context of project work and client acquisition, you create meaningful presentations that get to the point and present complex content in an understandable way
  • Experience a steep learning curve and quickly learn to take responsibility and initiative under the general supervision of a senior colleague

Who you are

  • Master’s degree in Business Economics or related program, excellent academic background
  • Excellent Dutch and English communication skills, both written and verbally
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Confident and approachable
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and outstanding work ethic
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Proficiency in MS office

The perks

  1. Extensive lunch (and good coffee)
  2. A high level of responsibility and autonomy
  3. Working in close-knit deal teams of enthusiastic and ambitious colleagues
  4. A bonus for achieving great results
  5. A fast growing company with interesting clients
  6. Cross-border deals
  7. Professional and personal development guidance (Oaklins Academy)
  8. Global exchange program
  9. Attend inspirational and fun events with the team, as well as trips abroad
  10. Sports with colleagues
  11. Friday afternoon drinks (vrijmibo's)
  12. Biweekly chair massages at the office
  13. Office library

Contact us

If you would like to know more about the role, contact one of our analysts or get in touch with  Valerie Kuijt (HR).

Apply for the position

If you believe you are the right fit for our team, we want to hear from you. Please submit your full application documentation.

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