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Parcom Capital

Parcom Capital is a leading mid-market private equity firm in the Benelux, supporting management teams in realizing their growth ambitions.

About Parcom Capital

Founded in 1982, Parcom Capital is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in high-quality, leading middle market companies with management and operations based in The Netherlands. Over the past 30 years, Parcom has invested in over 75 companies and was involved in over 25 add-ons across asset classes and economic cycles. Based in the Netherlands, the Parcom Capital investment team is locally-entrenched and comprises of twelve experienced investment professionals.

 

About Private Equity

As one of the leading private equity managers in The Netherlands, Parcom Capital is a member of the Nederlandse Vereniging van Participatiemaatschappijen (“NVP”), the Dutch national private equity association, and the European Venture Capital Association (“EVCA”). More information can be found at their respective website’s:

 

NVP

 

EVCA

Value Creation Philosopy

Parcom Capital invests in companies with a clear potential for value creation, through jointly defined objectives and benefitting from our investment expertise, operating experience and extensive networks:

Hands-By Approach

Close interaction with management through partnership and integrity through a balanced "hands-by" approach.

High-Quality Management

Working closely with the right management talent and resources to professionalise and execute strategic plans.

Formalising Processes

Formalising processes and implementing a comprehensive business improvement plan to drive value creation.

Pursuing Growth Initiatives

Support regional / international sales and expansion exceeding projected revenue growth for portfolio companies.

Margin Improvement

Implementing initiatives to identify margin expansion opportunities, facilitate the flow of information and increase efficiency.

Disciplined Usage of Debt

Using prudent leverage to allow for an appropriate level of operational flexibility and facilitating value creation initiatives.

Investment Team

  • Gijs Vuursteen

    Managing Partner

    Gijs is Managing Partner of Parcom Capital. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of Jan Snel and Advisory Board member of Royal TenCate Advanced Composites. Previously, he was Senior Managing Director at CVC Capital Partners, having worked in Amsterdam, Brussels and New York in management buy-outs, including implementation of value creation programmes, across a variety of industries and geographies. Previously, he worked as a Strategy Consultant for Monitor Group.

    Gijs has an MSc in Mathematics from the University of Groningen.

  • Erik Westerink

    Partner

    Erik is a Partner at Parcom Capital. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of Bakkersland, Frames, GustoMSC, RHMG, RTC and previously Ammeraal-Beltech (sold in 2015) and Nedschroef (2014). Prior to joining Parcom Capital in 2006, Erik was CEO of Business Group Lighting Electronics of Royal Philips and Head of M&A, whom he joined from Morgan Stanley where he was Co-Head of the European Financial Institutions Group.

    Erik has an MSc in Dutch Civil and Commercial Law from Leiden University and an MBA from INSEAD.

  • Piet-Hein de Jager

    Partner

    Piet-Hein is a Partner at Parcom Capital. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of Barge Master, GustoMSC, Royal Huisman, RHMG and previously Hobré Instruments (sold in 2014) and See Tickets (2012). He was an attorney at Loeff Claeys Verbeke (Banking / M&A in New York and in Amsterdam), worked as Investment Director in Venture Capital for three years and he worked as a member of the European staff at ABN AMRO Capital before joining in 2006.

    Piet-Hein has an MSc in (Business) Law & MSc in International Economic Relations from Leiden University and an MBA from RSM followed by a strategy program at Stanford Business School.

  • Bas Becks

    Partner

    Bas is a Partner at Parcom Capital whom he joined in 2016 from CVC Capital Partners where he was Managing Director in the Amsterdam office, adding significant investing and operating experience to the team. Previously, he worked as a Strategy Consultant for McKinsey & Company.

    Bas has an MSc in International Business from Maastricht University and an MBA from INSEAD.

  • Anouar Noudari

    Partner

    Anouar is a Partner at Parcom Capital. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of STAR Group, MAIN Energie, Royal TenCate PF, Jan Snel and previously of Qizini, Bekaert Textiles (sold in 2015), Nedschroef (2014) , ClearEdge (2013), Inalfa Roof Systems (2011). He was Sr. Investment Manager at Fortis Global Equity's Dutch direct investments, and Director in Corporate Finance & Capital Markets at MeesPierson (ABN Amro) before joining in 2006.

    Anouar has an MSc in Business Administration (high honours) from Erasmus University Rotterdam and the University of California, Berkeley and completed executive programs at Harvard Business School and INSEAD.

  • Rogier Bruynzeel

    Finance Partner

    Rogier is a Partner Finance at Parcom Capital. Prior to joining Parcom Capital in 2016, Rogier was Head of Acquisition Leveraged Finance of ABN AMRO Bank. He has 13 years of leveraged finance and restructuring experience across a variety of industries and geographies. He started his career in Investment Banking advising on M&A transactions.

    Rogier has an MSc in Financial Economics from the University of Amsterdam.

  • Maurits Werkhoven

    Managing Director

    Maurits joined Parcom Capital in 2007 from ABN Amro where he worked in Wholesale / Investment Banking focused on private equity transactions.

    Maurits has an MSc in Business Administration (with dinstinction) from the VU University Amsterdam.

  • Willem-Jan Merckel

    Managing Director

    Willem-Jan joined Parcom Capital in 2010 from ABN Amro (subsequently Royal Bank of Schotland) where he worked in Investment Banking advising on M&A transactions.

    Willem-Jan has an MSc in Financial Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam (with honours).

  • Ad Notenboom

    Director

    Ad joined Parcom Capital in 2011 from turnaround fund Value Enhancement Partners, whom he joined from ABN Amro (subsequently Royal Bank of Schotland) where he worked in Investment Banking advising on M&A transactions.

    Ad has an MSc in Business Administration from Maastricht University.

  • Marco van Vliet

    Investment Manager

    Marco joined Parcom Capital in 2016 from McKinsey & Company as a Strategy Consultant after a secondment at Varova Investments.

    Marco has an MSc in Econometrics (Quantitative Finance) from Erasmus University Rotterdam (cum laude) and an MBA from INSEAD (with distinction).

  • Noortje Strack van Schijndel

    Associate

    Noortje joined Parcom Capital in 2016 from McKinsey & Company where she worked as a Strategy Consultant.

    Noortje has an MSc in Business Administration from Erasmus University Rotterdam (cum laude) and an MBA from INSEAD (with distinction).

  • Kimon Baloumis

    Associate

    Kimon joined Parcom Capital in 2016 from H2 Equity Partners where he worked on buy-out and restructuring transactions.

    Kimon has an MSc in Financial Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam (summa cum laude).

  • Lies Goekoop

    Associate

    Lies joined Parcom Capital in 2017 from ABN AMRO Participaties where she worked on buy-outs. Previously, she worked at the Leveraged Finance department of Rabobank.

    Lies has an MSc in Business Administration from the VU University Amsterdam (cum laude).

  • Gert-Jan Evers

    CFO

    Gert-Jan joined Parcom Capital in 2008 from Generali Group where he was Head of Controlling, whom he joined from KPMG Advisory as a consultant for strategy, organisational redesign & improvement and financial management projects, after having worked at a U.S. consultancy boutique.

    Gert-Jan has an MSc in Industrial Engineering & Management from the University of Twente and an EM in Finance & Control from the VU University Amsterdam.

  • Jeroentje van Joolingen

    Assistant

    Jeroentje joined Parcom Capital in 2008.

  • Melanie Schrauwen

    Assistant

    Melanie joined Parcom Capital in 2016.

  • Elvira van Keeken

    Assistant

    Elvira joined Parcom Capital in 2017.