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Jorrit Willigers to join Kempen Private Markets strategy

23 February 2021

In his previous role as head of Private Equity Portfolio Construction at Generali Group, Jorrit Willigers was responsible for the North American private equity portfolio. Prior to this position, he worked as an investment manager for Gilde Equity Management and as a corporate finance specialist for KPMG and Deloitte.

Sven Smeets, Managing Director of the Kempen Private Markets team, commented on the appointment saying: ‘Over the past fifteen years, Jorrit has gained a wealth of international experience in the private equity sector. We are, therefore, extremely pleased to welcome him to our team. We are convinced that this addition to the team will help us to evolve and refine our private equity proposition to anticipate the needs of our clients even better.’

About Kempen Capital Management

Kempen Capital Management is a specialist asset manager with a focused approach and a clear investment philosophy. We believe in long-term stewardship for our clients and other stakeholders. Kempen provides sustainable returns, fiduciary management services, manager selection, portfolio construction and monitoring, alongside a number of actively-managed investment strategies. As of 30 June 2020, Kempen Capital Management had a total of €79.1 billion in client assets under management.

Kempen Capital Management, part of Van Lanschot Kempen Wealth Management NV, is a specialist and independent wealth manager. Kempen Capital Management NV is licensed as a manager of various UCITS and AIFs and authorised to provide investment services and as such is subject to supervision by the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets. Kempen Capital Management (UK) Ltd is licensed as a manager and subject to supervision by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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