Reineke Davidsz and Roderick van Zuylen to join Kempen Dividend team
Roderick van Zuylen joins Kempen from Laaken Asset Management, where he worked as Portfolio Manager and member of the Investment Committee for 6 years. Prior to Laaken, Roderick worked for Optimix and Chicago Bridge & Iron. He holds a M.Sc. in Sustainable Energy Engineering from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and a M.Sc. in Management for Environment and Energy from the Ecole des Mines de Nantes. He is a CFA Charterholder.
Reineke Davidsz is currently portfolio manager Fundamental Equities at APG Asset Management, where she is primarily focused on the fundamental analysis of the sectors consumer staples and consumer discretionary. Reineke started her career at Phenix Capital in 2015. She holds a M.Sc. in Business Economics (Cum Laude) from the Universiteit van Amsterdam and is a CFA Charterholder.
Dimitri Willems joined Kempen’s Dividend team in 2007 and has since been responsible for the Energy and Utilities sectors. Dimitri has decided to leave Kempen to take up a new challenge with a small Dutch family office. We are thankful to Dimitri for his contribution and dedication over the years. With Roderick’s background in Sustainable Energy Engineering, we believe we have found a strong investment professional to take over the Energy and Utilities sectors.
Jorik van den Bos, head of Dividend team: ‘The Dividend strategy is one of Kempen’s longest standing and most successful strategies. After 14 years with the team we understand that Dimitri has decided to embrace change and accept an opportunity that came unexpectedly. By hiring Roderick and Reineke, Kempen has demonstrated once again its strong commitment towards the team and the strategy. We are confident that both bring in the desired level of investment experience, passion for investing and enthusiasm to allow for a seamless transition. We look forward to continue building on our success.’
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 31 December 2019, Kempen Capital Management had a total of €76.2 billion in client assets under management.
Kempen Capital Management, part of Van Lanschot Kempen, 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.