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Van Lanschot Kempen strengthens Sustainable Equity team by appointing Herman Kleeven

26 August 2022

Herman Kleeven will take over as Investment Lead from Richard Klijnstra, who is developing his career outside Van Lanschot Kempen by joining a healthcare education programme. Ivo Kuiper, current Co-Head of and Senior Portfolio Manager within the team, will become the team Head. Richard Klijnstra will remain active within the team as Portfolio Manager and Analyst. 

Herman Kleeven has over 30 years of experience in the financial sector and has a proven track record in sustainable investment. He was one of the initiators of the sustainable equity strategy at ING IM. Subsequently, he was responsible for the equity participation portfolio of ING insurance for ten years. In his most recent role at APG, he led the Focus Equities team for nine years and was responsible for a strategy that was characterized by engaged shareholdership and sustainability. 

Erik van Houwelingen, Member of the Management Board of Van Lanschot Kempen, responsible for Investment Strategies & Solutions: “We are very pleased that Herman is joining our team. Our Global and European Sustainable Equity strategies are doing well, with a strong five-year track record and currently €1 billion in assets under management. With his broad knowledge and experience, Herman will help us take this success further and will contribute to the realisation of our international growth ambitions. We wish Herman every success in his new role.” 

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.

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 €77.5 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.

This press release does not constitute an offer or solicitation for the sale, purchase or acquisition in any other way or subscription to any financial instrument and is not a recommendation to perform or refrain from performing any action. 
This press release is a translation of the Dutch language original and is provided as a courtesy only. In the event of any disparities, the Dutch language version will prevail. No rights can be derived from any translation thereof.


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