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2021, 16 July

Kempen European Private Equity Fund I acquires interest in German heinekingmedia

The Kempen European Private Equity Fund I, a private equity investment fund of Kempen Capital Management (Kempen), today announced the acquisition of a direct interest in heinekingmedia GmbH. heinekingmedia is a German company founded in 2006 offering hardware and software solutions to educational institutions for the purpose of digitalisation and optimisation of the flow of information and communication for the benefit of teachers, students, and parents.

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2021, 13 July

Kempen to introduce second European private equity fund

Kempen Capital Management (Kempen) will launch the Kempen European Private Equity Fund II. The introduction of this new private equity fund represents an important addition to the current range of investment products within private markets offered by Kempen. This fund will focus on small and medium-sized private enterprises in Northern and Western Europe with an enterprise value of up to €100 million.

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2021, 06 July

Van Lanschot Kempen appoints Lars Dijkstra as Chief Sustainability Officer

Van Lanschot Kempen today announced the appointment of Lars Dijkstra as Chief Sustainability Officer. In this newly created capacity, Lars Dijkstra will head up the Sustainability Centre and report directly to the Chairman of the Management Board. The Sustainability Centre brings together and coordinates all sustainability activities at Van Lanschot Kempen.

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2021, 30 June

Carbon risk being underappreciated by markets: modelling indicates a USD75 increase in carbon prices could cause 20% average fall in global equity prices.

New analysis by Kempen Capital Management (Kempen), the EUR86bn asset and fiduciary manager, indicates the extent to which higher carbon prices could lead to a decline in global equity markets. Kempen has modelled the impact of shock increase in carbon prices globally, implemented through either a carbon tax or emissions trading scheme (ETS), as part of research into how responses to climate change can be integrated into investment analysis to protect and enhance the portfolios of long-term investors.

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