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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

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

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 Frames Group, RH Marine Group, and Royal Ten Cate and previously Bakkersland (sold in 2017), Gusto MSC, Ammeraal-Beltech (sold in 2015) and Nedschroef (sold in 2014). Prior to joining Parcom Capital in 2006, Erik was CEO of Philips Lighting Electronics of Royal Philips and Head of Corporate M&A at Royal Philips, whom he joined from Morgan Stanley in 2001 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.

  • 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.

  • Joost van Rens

    Operating Partner

    Joost is the Operating Partner at Parcom Capital. Prior to joining Parcom Capital in 2019, Joost worked most recently as the CEO for Vesting Finance which was successfully sold to Arrow Global in 2016. Previously, he worked as an Operating Partner at HAL Investments and had various operational roles at HAL’s portfolio companies Floramedia and GrandVision.

    Joost has an MSc in Aerospace Engineering from Delft University of Technology and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management.

  • 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).

  • Allard Jacobs

    Managing Director

    Allard is a Managing Director at Parcom Capital where he is responsible for the investments in Viroclinics, Marvesa and Rotie. Prior to joining Parcom Capital in 2018, Allard was with 3i where he worked in their Amsterdam and New York offices. Previously, he worked at Credit Suisse in London where he was part of the Consumer and Retail Investment Banking team.

    Allard has an MSc in Finance from the University of Groningen.

  • 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

    Investment Manager

    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

    Investment Manager

    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).

  • Jeroen Cohen

    Associate

    Jeroen joined Parcom Capital in 2018 from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he worked in Investment Banking advising on M&A transactions.

    Jeroen has an MSc in Aerospace Engineering (Control & Operations) from Delft University of Technology.

  • Daan Gankema

    Associate

    Daan joined Parcom Capital in 2018 from Morgan Stanley, based in London and New York, where he worked in Investment Banking advising on M&A and capital markets transactions.

    Daan has an MSc in Financial Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam (cum laude) and an LLM in European Law & Economics from the universities of Hamburg, Bologna and Vienna (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.