Analyst position in the team of Rabobank M&A Europe

Function: 40 hours a week

Type: Job

Location: Utrecht

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The position

The Analyst role encompasses supporting both origination and execution activities of the team.

Main activities in M&A Origination: 

  • Assist in preparing pitch books and presentations for Rabobank (M&A) clients including in-depth industry and company analyses, valuations, etc.  

Main activities in M&A Execution:

  • Assist in general execution processes, e.g. preparing transaction documents, such as information memorandums, management presentations, process letters, long & shortlists of potential buyers, and performing due diligence process
  • Carry out valuation analyses using different valuation methods
  • Coordinate due diligence processes
  • Maintain contact with external parties

Our department

The team of Rabobank Corporate Finance Advisory (“Rabobank M&A”) is a leading financial advisor focusing on corporates and financial sponsors with an emphasis on the Dutch market and the Consumer and Food & Agri sector globally. With offices in 35 countries and M&A hubs in Utrecht, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore and dedicated M&A teams in London, Madrid, Paris, Frankfurt, Sao Paulo, and Mumbai, Rabobank M&A offers full support to its clients in (cross-border) M&A transactions.


The Focus of the M&A team is advising corporates and financial sponsors on domestic and cross-border transactions. The team targets transactions with an enterprise value between EUR 100 million and EUR 1 billion or transactions of strategic importance to Rabobank’s core clients. The team is instrumental in the Rabobank’s efforts to be a leading player in the Netherlands and globally in the Consumer and Food & Agri sector, capable of advising on and leading key M&A transactions for large and medium-sized corporates and financial sponsors. Rabobank M&A has consistently ranked #1 in the Food & Agri sector globally as well as in the Netherlands by M&A transaction volume in recent years.


The European M&A team has offices in Utrecht, Frankfurt, London, Madrid and Paris. The composition of the Utrecht team includes the Head of M&A the Netherlands, 6 Managing Directors, 7 (Executive) Directors and an execution pool of 25 junior professionals. In the other European offices, an additional 8 M&A professionals are based.  


Your profile

  • Distinctive academic results combined with extra-curricular successes
  • Educational background in (international) business / economics (Master’s degree)
  • Excellent quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English is a prerequisite and fluency in one other European language is preferred;
  • Solid work ethic and motivation level
  • Strong team player  

What we offer  

Rabobank offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits. Your salary depends on your education, knowledge and experience.


Additional information

If you have any questions, please contact Eelke Janssen, Corporate Recruiter, Eelke.Janssen@Raboank.nl +31622863 211 or Marieke Merkelbach, Corporate Recruiter, +3162248287.

Application procedure

If you are interested in an analyst position within our M&A team, please submit your CV, cover letter and a transcripts of your university grades (Master) by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ link.

The application procedure includes online assessments.