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Van Lanschot Kempen is aiming to further expand its Investment Management activities in Germany

04 July 2022

This appointment follows last year's appointment of Thomas Poulsen, who is responsible for the Scandinavian region. Van Lanschot Kempen has made these appointments in order to realise its ambition to further expand its investment management activities for institutional investors in Europe.

In his previous role as Regional Director for iM Global Partner, Michael Schlieper was responsible for investment product distribution in Germany as well as Austria. Previously, he worked in various roles at SYZ Asset Management, including as Head of the German and Austrian business development team. Michael has over 20 years of experience as a professional in the financial sector. 

Guido van Aubel, Managing Director Wholesale & Institutional Clients, commented: “We are pleased that Michael Schlieper is joining our team and will further implement our growth ambitions for the German region. Michael is an experienced business professional with an excellent international track record and network. We note growing interest from German investors in the investment strategies that we offer. With Michael’s appointment, we are aiming to further expand our position in the German market, enabling us to service our clients even better. We wish Michael every success in his new role.”

About Van Lanschot Kempen 
Van Lanschot Kempen, a wealth manager active in Private Banking, 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 31 December 2021, Kempen Capital Management had a total of €91.9 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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