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Stichting Pensioenfonds Koninklijke Cosun chooses Kempen as its fiduciary manager

30 March 2021

PF Cosun is responsible for the administration of the pension scheme of the affiliated companies within Coöperatie Koninklijke Cosun U.A. (Royal Cosun) and is responsible for more than 3,250 participants with invested capital of approximately € 1.1 billion. In the spring of 2020, PF Cosun launched an extensive tender for the appointment of a new fiduciary manager who best meets the qualitative and quantitative core criteria of the pension fund.    

Wilfert van Veldhoven, Chairman of Stichting Pensioenfonds Koninklijke Cosun, explains: "After an extensive selection process, we chose Kempen as our fiduciary manager. From the first meeting, Kempen has shown in-depth substantive knowledge, a proactive attitude and flexibility. Kempen's risk department is also excellently positioned to support us in being 'in control' with the operational risks of outsourcing. Finally, Kempen is deeply rooted in the Dutch pension market.” 

Robin Schouten, Director of Fiduciary Management at Kempen, adds: "We are very pleased that PF Cosun has chosen Kempen as its fiduciary partner. During the selection process, we were very impressed by the professionalism and substantive involvement of PF Cosun. This substantive drive suits Kempen well. In addition, PF Cosun wants to further develop its sustainability policy. Kempen will support the pension fund in formulating this policy and its implementation."

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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