Business is about people, building and managing relations. Chemistry. Yes, we are focused on results, but value is an output. We do not like hit and run; we are here to stay. Yes, mathematics is important; but we believe well structured processes and relations managed with care are important as well. We think the right personalities, skills and experience are important. In our team you will find many years of experience.
Ad interim Managing Director of Solveigh Nederland since 2013. International experience in Mergers & Acquisitions at BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking, with positions in the Netherlands, France and Bahrain. Maarten advises clients on corporate finance and strategy as management consultant at JBR. And as ad interim Managing Director of Solveigh Nederland, he works with executives on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, buy-outs, capital raising and refinancing. He graduated in Economics at the University of Amsterdam in 2002.
Member of the supervisory board of Solveigh Nederland, Vice-Chairman Global M&A and Founder of Solveigh in 1998 and CEO of Global M&A China (Solveigh Greater China). Over 27 years of experience in corporate investment banking, private equity and M&A with ING Investment Bank private equity, ING Bank and ABN AMRO. Has been in the supervisory and advisory board of several medium sized companies including Global M&A were he initiated the start in China and has advised many larger multinational companies at board-level. Incorporated Solveigh Greater China in 2004 and has travelled there since then and has relocated to Hong Kong from where he is managing the Solveigh team. Background in marketing and finance. Has managed over 130 M&A transactions over the last years in a variety of industries. Focus on larger and cross-border transactions. Dutch, English, German.
Partner of Solveigh Nederland since 2004 after having been active as an entrepreneurial consultant in predominantly the insurance market for 7 years. Manon earned her Master of Law degree in 1997 and in 2007 she graduated from the Rotterdam School of Management's Business Valuation Program. She is a member of the Dutch Institute of Register Valuators. Manon has been involved in a large number of sale and acquisition processes in different sectors.
Partner at Solveigh since 2010. Liane is result based with a focus on adding value for each client. Specialization in business valuations, with a track record of more than 70 valuations. Until mid 2010 she has been entrepreneur at Value Drivers for two years. Prior active for several years as senior Corporate Finance advisor at Grant Thornton involved in complex (international) valuation assignments and mergers and acquisitions. After her graduation she worked for more than three years as consultant at Conclusion (financial and business analyses and business change-over stages). Graduated in financial economics in 2002 (Corporate Finance) at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. In 2007 Liane graduated from the Rotterdam School of Management's Business Valuation Program. She is a member of the Dutch institute of Register Valuators (NIRV)
Partner at Solveigh since 2009. 35 years of experience in capital equipment industry and top level university research. Karel obtained his PhD at Delft University of Technology, after which he went to Philips (Electron Microscopy Development). Returned in 1983 to Delft where he became professor to lead a particle optics research group. In 1989 he returned to the industry where he occupied several management functions: Technical Management, Marketing, Business Development and General Management. In this period he worked for FEI, Philips, ASML and Applied Materials. Karel has a key role in six acquisitions and a number of strategic processes, both in the industry and in nonprofit organizations. He lived in the Netherlands and the USA. Karel managed two start-up companies.
Partner at Solveigh since 1999. Until 1999, CFO of European Packaging Holding with operations in Holland, Germany, France and Poland. Was engaged in an MBO in 1994. Within EPH responsible for acquisition, divestments, turnaround and financial engineering. The company was successfully sold. Background in economics. Since 1999 involved in a large number of buy outs, sale- and buy processes in the Netherlands and internationally as leading partner and transaction manager.
Associated partner at Solveigh since 1999. Over 20 years of experience in several general management positions in corporate banking and insurance industries for example ABN AMRO and Interpolis. Subsequent for over 10 years as independent M&A consultant and entrepreneur. Also active as coach for entrepreneurs. Background in Economics and Psychology.
Senior associate, joined Solveigh in 2006. Debora is active in the executive parts in M&A processes in divergent branches and also has a focus on cross border projects, and coordinates the communication with over 40 partners of the international network Global M&A. Previously has been involved in a business development project between China and the Netherlands. Background business school, marketing.
Financial analyst, joined Solveigh in 2011. Jim is specialized in financial analysis and valuation in M&A processes in divergent branches. Next to this, Jim teaches accounting, treasury and controlling at the Hogeschool Rotterdam. Jim graduated from the Rotterdam School of Management's Business Valuations Program in 2009.
Analyst, joined Solveigh in 2011. Evelien is responsible for research activities in M&A processes in divergent branches, both for Dutch as for international organisations. Previously Evelien has been involved in support activities for various organisations and has been active as entrepreneur for several years.
Associated partner at Solveigh. Over 30 years of experience in international business and politics. Held senior management positions in banking and trade sector. Extensive experience as member of Supervisory and Advisory Board of various medium sized companies, trade organizations, N.G.O.'s and charity foundations. Has been involved in M&A in the utilities sector. Peter is former member of the European Parliament where he was responsible for economic affairs and specifically logistic markets. Peter is involved in unique PA management at European level. Also a part-time professor at the Rotterdam Business School.
'The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together the club won't be worth a dime.'
Babe Ruth - American Baseball Player
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