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The Netherlands

Translink Benelux B.V.
Piet Heinkade 55
1019 GM Amsterdam
Tel: +31 208006460

Email addresses are of the form of “first name’s first letter”+”last name”@translinkcf.com. For example John Doe’s email address is jdoe@translinkcf.com.

People

Maurits Hesseling, Partner

Maurits has broad experience within M&A. He studied at the University of Amsterdam of which he received his degree with specializations on Business Law and Business Administration. After his practice on the section Corporate Recovery & Insolvency within a number five Law firm, he has been involved in advising owners and board of directors of companies on a wide range of Dutch and Flemish cross-border deals, such as disposals, acquisitions and buy-outs. He is a non-executive director on several private companies and foundations. Maurits has participated in various deals within the logistics sector and is member of our logistics industry group.

Steven Spiekhout, Partner

Steven has worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions area for over 25 years and assisted a large number of owners and corporates as well as PE firms in the Netherlands and abroad. Steven is a former lead partner M&A of EY, deeply rooted in the Dutch Mid-market community and has broad experience across sectors with a focus on (agro) food and (sustainable) energy.

Antoine Moser, Partner

Antoine Moser has more than 25 years of experience in corporate development and mergers & acquisitions (M&A). He studied at the University of Delft and complemented his education with an MBA of IMD in Lausanne. In his role after that as business developer and M&A dealmaker within various large international corporates he has built up hands-on experience in managing many cross-border M&A projects in various industry sectors such as Chemistry, ICT, BP Outsourcing and TIC (testing, inspection and certification). With his technology background and several high-tech start-up experiences Antoine specifically has a great affinity with technology driven sectors allowing him to efficiently generate as a “rainmaker” relevant deals from the buying, selling or financing side. He has participated in various deals within the IT sector and is member of our IT industry group.

Dick Kroot, Partner

Dick has a lot of experience as an entrepreneur and executive. He achieved his business studies and MBA degree from Nyenrode Business University and has been active as a CEO and in commercial and general management positions within several firms. His specialties are negotiations, creating self-steering teams, revenue & profit growth and team development primarily for the agriculture, food, feed, additives and trading industry. He also has a strong practical experience in mergers and acquisitions. Dick has participated in various deals within the food sector and is member of our food industry group.

Frank van Antwerpen, Partner

Frank is a chartered accountant and has 40 years’ of work experience. He started his career at KPMG and then joined the internal audit department at Volvo Cars. Later he became responsible for finance at a company within the transport industry. Furthermore, he has been CFO / board member for more than 8 years in the construction and real estate sector. During that period Frank has been managing the investigations for the closure of several M&A activities. Before joining Translink, Frank was a senior level interim manager for more than 10 years.  He is also Supervisory Board member at a care institution.

Michiel Buijs, Consultant

Michiel Buijs studied Business Economics at Tilburg University. He started his career at Witlox van den Boomen Corporate Finance and joined Translink as an analyst in 2016. He is mainly involved with market and business analysis, approaching potential buyers and sellers, attracting risk-bearing capital, restructuring balance sheets and the valuation of companies for the benefit of acquisitions and sale mandates.

Thomas Hesseling, Analyst

Thomas studied SME business school and is active as an Analyst with Translink Benelux where he is mainly involved with market and business analysis.

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