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Kempen strengthens UK business development team with senior institutional appointment

05 December 2022

The appointment reflects Van Lanschot Kempen’s continued ambition to the UK by strengthening the existing business development team and supporting Van Lanschot Kempen’s intention to expand its product offering and position within the UK market. 

In his new role, Chris will be responsible for the business development of the Van Lanschot Kempen investment expertise to consultants and professional investors in the UK. Chris will join the London office from the 1st of December 2022, reporting to Loes Wingens, Head of Investment Strategies Sales, Wholesale & Institutional Clients.

Chris joins from Cambridge Associates where he was Associate Director, Business Development. He has over sixteen years of experience in financial services, having held positions at companies including BlackRock, Legal & General Investment Management, and AK Jensen Group. He holds a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Nottingham

Andre Keijsers, Managing Director at Kempen UK, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Chris to the team. He brings exceptional experience and expertise which will help us further build our business in the UK, including capitalising on our existing investment strategies. This appointment reflects the firm’s continued commitment to growth and expansion in the UK market.”

About Kempen Capital Management
Kempen Capital Management is a specialist investment 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 2022, Kempen Capital Management had a total of €80.6 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.

About Van Lanschot Kempen 
Van Lanschot Kempen, a wealth manager active in Private Banking, Professional Solutions, Investment Management and Investment Banking, with the aim of preserving and creating wealth, in a sustainable way, for both its clients and the society of which it is part. As a sustainable wealth manager with a long-term focus, Van Lanschot Kempen proactively seeks to prevent negative impact for all stakeholders and to create positive long-term financial and non-financial value. Listed at Euronext Amsterdam, Van Lanschot Kempen is the Netherlands’ oldest independent financial services company, with a history dating back to 1737. To fully leverage the potential of the Van Lanschot Kempen organisation for its clients, it provides solutions that build on the knowledge and expertise across its entire group and on its open architecture platform. Van Lanschot Kempen is convinced that it is able to meet the needs of its clients in a sustainable way by offering them access to the full range of its products and services across all its businesses.

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