Corporate Finance Traineeship

Corporate Finance Traineeship

ABN AMRO, Amsterdam + opportunity to work in another office in Europe

3 years

Let’s have a chat about this job.

What will you get?

We look for candidates that

What will you do?

What will you get?

  • Tailor-made traineeship programme with typically two years of M&A rotations in different sector teams and one year to explore other specialities within the Corporate Bank
  • Five-week Nyenrode Business University course followed by a 2-year Nyenrode personal development programme with fellow Corporate Banking trainees
  • Follow specific courses to your own preference, such as language or leadership courses to develop your authentic soft skills
  • A four-month rotation in one of our international offices (London, Paris, Oslo, Frankfurt)

  • Competitive compensation package in line with market standards

Nice to have

  • Have an academic background (Master’s degree completed upon start of traineeship)
  • Have done at least one M&A related internship
  • Have an intrinsic motivation to work at ABN AMRO and in Corporate Finance
  • Are entrepreneurial, resourceful and keen to explore different teams
  • Are eager to learn and with excellent communication skills, both verbally and written

What will you do?

  • Develop tailor-made advice and work on valuable solutions for our clients, whilst executing transactions that make an impact
  • Opportunity to meet with internal and external clients on a daily basis whilst working in close collaboration with clients during the execution phase of a deal
  • Optimise your corporate finance skillset by working on financial analyses, presentations and managing stakeholders on time-sensitive transactions

  • Become an all-round investment banker and broaden your network through close collaboration with departments (a.o.) like Equity Capital Markets, Capital Structuring & Advisory and Acquisition & Leveraged Finance

Experience from previous trainees

ABN AMRO’s unique rotation programme consists of two years of M&A rotations in different sector teams and one year to explore other specialities within the Corporate Bank, offering you the opportunity to become an all-round investment banker. At ABN AMRO you’ll be on top of the market from the start, meeting with internal and external clients on a daily basis whilst working in close collaboration with clients during the execution phase of a deal

“Working at ABN AMRO Corporate Finance gives you the opportunity to be involved in a lot of various, dynamic, challenging M&A deals. Furthermore, a lot of attention is spent on professional and personal development. In your third year, you typically get the chance to work a few months abroad in our London, Paris, Frankfurt or Oslo office.”

-Fenne Schenkelaars (Senior Associate)

“I can strongly recommend the Corporate Finance track of the Corporate Banking Traineeship. ABN AMRO spends a lot of attention on personal development and organises numerous (in)formal events. The traineeship kickstarted my career and created lots of opportunities for the future.”

-Jan Paul de Jong (Associate)

“The Corporate Finance Traineeship appealed to me because of the wide variety in rotations, the coaching and training sessions, and the young and motivated trainee group with whom you work and socialise on a daily basis.”

-Marieke Beijlevelt (Associate)

Application process

Working at ABN AMRO

ABN AMRO Corporate Finance is a leading strategic and financial advisor offering a full range of investment banking services. The department is headquartered at the Amsterdam Zuidas and is split into two sector-agnostic teams (M&A Execution and Capital Structuring & Advisory), as well as several M&A sector teams. These sector teams focus on three transition themes: New Energies, Digital & Consumer and Mobility & Manufacturing, whilst servicing clients in segments such as Financial Institutions and Shipping as well. Our team of around 100 colleagues supports our clients daily with strategic and financial advice

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