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Investment Banking Associate - Corporate Advisory

Create your own future

The Corporate Advisory team plays a pivotal role in Van Lanschot Kempen’s strategy fostering the collaboration between Private Banking and Investment Banking to provide clients with a full suite of corporate finance advisory services


The main activities of the Corporate Advisory team are M&A advice, in particular sell-side transactions, as well as public M&A (i.e. executing delisting’s). Our clients are mainly private clients across a wide variety of sectors in the Benelux region , comprising mostly family and director-owned companies and family offices, and are generally clients of Van Lanschot Kempen Private Banking. Furthermore, institutional parties and (international) investors are among ours client base as well.


An important element of our success is our independent position as an advisor. Our broad knowledge and international experience and network allow us to provide our clients with relevant, added value, while striving to exceed their expectations. Since 2019, we have completed 210 deals with a total value of more than €55 billion.


That is what you will use your talents for as an Investment Banking Associate – Corporate Advisory at Van Lanschot Kempen.


You also have the following tasks:


  • Coordinating workflows (including valuations and due diligence) and the overall project management of transactions;
  • Preparing origination and transaction-related analyses and materials (informative memos, management presentations, financial models etc.);
  • Taking responsibility for managing and training analysts and trainees;
  • Identifying and pitching for new mandates/projects.
  • Interacting with and managing of internal (across Van Lanschot Kempen) and external stakeholders (clients, external advisers etc.)

Your talents

Commercial, results driven and a true team player. This is how we can best describe you in the position of Investment Banking Associate – Corporate Advisory. Talents that you use to guide our clients in a constantly changing world. By thinking out of the box and asking questions. You also are not afraid of deadlines, recognize a challenge in new things and seize opportunities. You possess the following:


  • Have 3-5 year’s hands-on experience in M&A execution, ideally in a wide range of industry sectors, such as consumer goods, TMT, industrials, business services etc.;
  • Are adept at financial modelling and preparing presentations;
  • Are a conceptual thinker with an inquiring mind, empathic and with strong communication skills;
  • Have good mastery of English and Dutch, both oral and written, given our Benelux clientele.

Move ahead at Van Lanschot Kempen

Investing in a more future-oriented, sustainable, and data-driven way with various clients. Both nationally and internationally. With nearly 300 years of experience, we make this ambition a reality at Van Lanschot Kempen. We do this with some 2,000 colleagues in various fields of expertise.


Van Lanschot Kempen Investment Banking is a leading mid-market investment bank with an international focus. We have expertise in M&A, Debt Advisory and Equity Capital Markets. Within the Investment Bank, we are with 120 colleagues of which 70 colleagues are specialized in Corporate Finance & Equity Capital Markets. The Corporate Advisory team has specific expertise in the execution of private and public M&A  across diverse range of sectors. Within these sectors, we possess an intimate understanding of the companies and investors, and stay on top of the latest developments and trends. These insights enable us to provide our clients with invaluable support and advise, tailored to their specific needs and objectives.


An organization's degree of innovation and agility also depends on the diversity of its workforce. Our differences make us stronger together. We promote an inclusive work environment where all colleagues feel at home. With us, you can be yourself. And we are proud of that.


Curious about the stories of colleagues and how they experience working at Van Lanschot Kempen? Go to People & Projects and find out more!

Turning talent into value!

That's what we do! The fact is, if you add value, you can expect the same from us in return. A good work-life balance is a good example of this. As an Associate, you will also be given:


  • A competitive monthly salary, commensurate with your knowledge and experience.
  • Additional flexible budget of 19.47% of your gross salary (containing a 13th month, 8% holiday allowance & 7 extra legal leave days) You can utilize this for buying a bike, monthly gym membership, but also to save up for a sabbatical! It’s also possible to get the full budget paid out at any moment in the year.
  • An employee share plan, where Van Lanschot Kempen doubles your investment (of max. €3.500 a year) in Van Lanschot Kempen shares.
  • 27 leave days of which 7 are part of the flexible budget.
  • Your commute to work is compensated, including green options of walking and biking to work!
  • Working from home allowance.
  • The option of exchanging national public holidays for religious holidays.
  • A free Van Lanschot Kempen bank account and other employee conditions, such as a discount on an Evi (investment) account.
  • A babysitting budget for working parents with kids in the age category 0 -12 years.
  • Training opportunities.
  • A market competitive pension scheme.


And we have many other employment benefits ready for you. Discover all the benefits of working at Van Lanschot Kempen.

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