Investment Officer SBI-BMI

The Belgian Corporation for International Investment BMI-SBI is a semi-public investment company active in the co-financing of Belgian business ventures – both by corporates and SME’s - abroad.

Its majority shareholder is the Belgian State Holding Corporation SFPI-FPIM. Other shareholders include the National Bank of Belgium, BNP Paribas Fortis, ING and several private companies with international reach.

BMI-SBI offers equity participations at the level of the foreign venture, but it can also offer a range of quasi-equity products. Commonly subordinated loans or profit participating loans are provided including conversion options. The term and grace period are tailored to the specific needs of the projects.

BMI-SBI has gained experience in its’ almost fifty years of worldwide experience with close to 300 projects co-financed.

To reinforce its Brussels based team BMI-SBI is currently recruiting an experienced Investment Officer.

Tasks

  • Select and approach Belgian companies with international investment opportunities.
  • Analyze investment proposals including comprehensive project “due diligence”.
  • Draft investment proposals.
  • Present the investment proposals to the Board of Directors of BMI-SBI.
  • Negotiate the loan documentation and accompany the project to its’ “financial closing”.
  • Follow up and control the accepted projects until final reimbursement.
  • In addition, represent BMI-SBI at Belgian Economic Missions and in a wide range of international and domestic conferences organized by recognized institutions and partners involved in promoting Belgium’ economic presence abroad.

Profile

  • Academic degree preferably in Law, Economics and/or Finance.
  • Trilingual Dutch, French, English. A fourth language is an additional asset.
  • Investment experience in international business ventures (bank, finance institution, private equity, corporate or SME with international subsidiaries).
  • Knowledge of country risk issues and how to mitigate them.
  • Commercial and representative team player, preferably with an existing network of high-level contacts in the Belgian private sector. 

Please send your motivation letter and résumé by email to André Deltenre, CEO, BMI-SBI, Avenue Louise 32 Louizalaan Box 13, 1050 Brussels, andre.deltenre@bmi-sbi.be