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Need a Legal advisor?

Expert in Mergers & Acquisitions and…
– corporate law
– due diligence
– special asset management
– legacy issues
– restructuring
– recovery
– real estate 
– banking and finance
– arbitration

Need a hands-on fund manager?

Exit-expert and corporate firefighter keen to create and capture value in (distressed) investments

Need a Legal advisor?

Expert in Mergers & Acquisitions and…
– corporate law
– due diligence
– special asset management
– legacy issues
– restructuring
– recovery
– real estate 
– banking and finance
– arbitration

Need a hands-on fund manager?

Exit-expert and corporate firefighter keen to create and capture value in (distressed) investments

Experience:

2017 - 2018 - Advised regional development fund [OostNL]

Where: Apeldoorn

  • Advised regional development fund OostNL on one of their portfolio companies
  • Feasibility study for the Province of Gelderland in light of attracting co-financing for their Innovation – and Energy Fund
2017 - 2018 - Portfolio manager Infrastructure Funds [Achmea]

Where: Zeist

Portfolio manager Infrastructure Funds for Achmea Investment Management: selecting and monitoring infrastructure funds for institutional investors

2012 - 2016 statutory director Residex [Achmea]

 

Where: Apeldoorn / Zeist

Responsibilities: managing, restructuring and desinvesting the private equity  portfolio of Achmea, employed by Achmea Asset Management. The portfolio consisted of 2 tail-end funds and included more than 20 investments in health care, automotive, industrial, trade, ICT and real estate sector.

Result: outlined and executed exit strategy. Reduced AUM from €120 mln to €24 mln in 2012. Reorganized team, relocated office and restructured fund structure. Also see the article that I wrote entitled: “Visie op tail-end funds – wie het kleine niet eert is het grote niet weerd”

Gained experience in: M&A, Restructuring, Recovery, Ondernemingsrecht, Due diligence, Vastgoed, Bijzonder Beheer

 

2014 - 2015 - head of real estate department [Achmea]

Where: The Hague

Responsibilities: advising on M&A strategy and refinancing of 17 real estate funds of Staalbankiers. Reorganizing department.

Result: obligo reduced from €117 mln to €94 mln. AUM reduced from €314 mln in 2014 to €260 mln in 2015. Mitigated risk profile of funds by by executing M&A strategy.

Gained experience in: M&A, Restructuring, Recovery, Vastgoed, Financieel recht, bijzondere zorgplicht financiële instellingen, Bijzonder Beheer

2011 - senior project manager [Achmea]
Where: Dublin

Responsibilities: advising and problem solving on variety of legal cases related to real estate investments. Meanwhile continued work on PZU file and Kappa.

Result: provided case management tool for local management. Liquidated Eureko Polska (5FTE).
Gained experience in: Restructuring, Recovery, (internationale) Arbitrages, Bijzonder Beheer
2006 - 2016 - senior legal manager [Achmea]

Where: Warsaw / Zeist

From 1999 onwards, Eureko was in conflict with the Polish state about taking control over PZU, Poland’s largest insurer. I have been highly involved in the multi-billion BIT arbitration, in the settlement negotiations and in Eureko’s exit from Poland through PZU’s IPO which succesfully took place in 2010.

Responsibilities: advising Eureko’s executive board and all other corporate bodies. Managing internal and external professionals, in and outside the Netherlands. Lobbying through political organizations in Warsaw, The Hague Brussels. I was member of several boards of supporting entities.

Result: the settlement and its succesful IPO that resulted from it generated €4.2 bln cash, out of which €2,2 was value created. Harvard Business School wrote a business case about the conflict:  http://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/item.aspx?num=41567

Gained experience in: M&A, Restructuring, Recovery, Ondernemingsrecht, Due diligence, Vastgoed, Financieel recht, (internationale) Arbitrages

2005 - 2006 - legal counsel M&A [Achmea]

Where: Zeist

Responsibilities: advising on multiple M&A related projects.

Result: succesfully managed and closed multiple (des)investments.

Gained experience in: M&A, Restructuring, Ondernemingsrecht, Due diligence, Financieel recht

2002 - 2005 - attorney-at-law [LOYENS&LOEFF]
Where: Amsterdam
Responsibilities: Corporate law with focus on private equity related M&A transactions.
Gained experience in: M&A, Ondernemingsrecht, Due diligence

Legal:

  • Strategic 100%
  • Tactical 100%
  • Operational 100%

Governance:

  • Strategic 100%
  • Tactical 75%
  • Operational 50%

Business:

  • Strategic 100%
  • Tactical 75%
  • Operational 50%

Financial:

  • Strategic 100%
  • Tactical 50%
  • Operational 25%

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Download article (in Dutch) about exit-expertise and tail-end funds

Feel free to download my article entitled “Visie op tail-end funds – wie het kleine niet eert, is het grote niet weerd” as a PDF file.Visie op tail-end funds – wie het kleine niet eertVisie op tail-end funds – wie het kleine niet eert