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Vice President Debt & Capital Advisory

Employee | Wholesale Banking | Professional | Belgium | Brussels | 2024-02-12 | 069304


Vice President Debt & Capital Advisory (D&CA)

A great opportunity has become available for a Vice-President to join our Debt and Capital Advisory (D&CA) team in Brussels, Belgium. Our D&CA team is part of Corporate Finance, which also includes Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Equity Capital Markets (ECM), Financial Institutions (FI) Advisory and Private Equity Advisory. Our team is committed to our overall Capital Markets & Advisory (CMA) ambition to strengthen ING’s financial advisory capabilities.

Working in D&CA means working in a dynamic environment on leading transactions at the very heart of the ING organization. Together with the other members of your team, you will be involved in multi-disciplinary strategic projects that frequently involve public (press) exposure for our clients.

Your new team

As a D&CA Vice-President you will be a member of an enthusiastic and driven team (5 FTE’s). We play a key role in the origination and execution of debt advisory, ratings advisory and transformational financings (loans, bonds, private placements, equity and hedging). You will be part of independent debt advisory teams directly working for and on behalf of our clients, and you will also be part of multi-disciplined origination, structuring and execution teams for integrated financing solutions, where your role is to put the client interest first and ensure best-in-class delivery to meet and go beyond client expectations.

You will work closely together with the colleagues of our D&CA team in Brussels and other D&CA locations (Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Madrid, Singapore, Hong Kong and New York), the sector/relationship coverage teams and various product specialists within ING including M&A, Global Capital Markets, Financial Markets (FM), Loan Syndicate, Lending, Sustainable Finance and Corporate Investments.

Your client base will consist of predominantly Belgian, Nordic and Western European based corporate clients across various sectors and financial/infra sponsors, where you will be working on corporate style, infra-style and project finance transactions.

Due to the international scope of the assignments, the projects and the teams you will be working with, the learning experience will be large.


In this position, you will have a direct impact on important strategic events for our clients, such as large (re)financings, investment programmes, financial restructurings and mergers and acquisitions. Your role will be:

·       Actively assist in originating capital structuring and debt- advisory deals in concertation with senior team members, relationship managers and originators from other departments

·       Involved in the coordination of - and/or the drafting of presentations/pitch books regarding integrated debt, equity and risk mitigation solutions;

·       Coordinating the origination as well as execution of- and/or the origination and execution of debt advisory and/or multi-product (event-driven) financing processes; including:

o   capital structuring analyses and bankability studies

o   overall project management;

o   preparation of marketing materials including teasers and information memoranda;

o   coordination with external advisors including due diligence providers and legal counsels;

o   dataroom and Q&A management;

o   assisting in negotiation of credit and loan documentation with prospective (bank and institutional) lenders;

o   Coordination of - and/or the preparation of financial models (event-driven and/or project finance);

o   Preparing (implied) credit ratings profiles and industry peer group analysis;

o   Assist our lending colleagues, if applicable, in the credit analysis and preparation of credit application documentation

·       Coordinating the interaction between product experts when implementing multi-product financing solution to our corporate clients.


Your Profile

We look for smart people like you with a drive to learn, to take responsibility, to work independently in a collaborative and team environment with the aim to deliver excellent service and advice to our clients.

In exchange we offer you the opportunity to work in an inclusive and flexible work environment offering you the possibility combine your professional and personal goals and values. In that respect we will also expect from you to subscribe to ING’s Global Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging strategy and ING’s Orange Code values and behaviors.

Your drive, proactiveness, genuine curiosity, eye for detail and commercial affinity will help us in our search for commercial opportunities and for the continuous improvement of the quality and impact of the services and advice we provide to our clients, both during origination as well as in execution.

Your capacity to work effectively, develop trusted partnerships and ability to prioritize enables you to combine multiple projects without affecting the quality nor losing your customer focus and personal impact.

Having had 5-8 years prior experience in a transaction-based environment has enabled you to gain expertise (directly or indirectly) in data analysis, financial modelling, capital structuring, loan market execution and/or debt advisory.

Experience, a background or genuine interest in Debt Advisory, Commercial Banking, Corporate lending, Acquisition Finance, Loan syndicate, Debt Capital markets, Equity Capital Markets, Financial Markets, Transaction Services, Private Equity or Corporate Finance could be a +.   

Our Offer to you

An inclusive and diverse work environment with a strong commitment to society on sustainability;

The flexibility and respect to enable you to balance our and your professional aspirations and your private needs and obligations.

The opportunity to continuously learn and grow both professionally and personally.

An attractive remuneration package complemented with ample benefits and the possibility to optimize purchasing power.

It’s a match?

In case you have questions about the vacancy, the job content or the team, please reach out to either Nicolas Ullens de Schooten ( or the hiring manager: Steven Notaert ( )

Interested in applying immediately? Please upload your CV and motivation letter by clicking the “Apply” button.


About ING

With 60,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to help people take a step ahead in life and in business. Do you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s possible and at the same time ensure you work with integrity and hold the customer’s interests at heart? Do you want to be surrounded by progressive, inspiring, diverse and supportive colleagues? Then there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING. Join us and apply today!


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