Avedon Capital Partners expands team with appointment of Willem van der Veer

30 September, 2019

Amsterdam/Düsseldorf – Avedon Capital Partners is pleased to announce that Willem van der Veer has joined its investment team in Amsterdam.
Willem will work with Avedon’s team to originate and execute deals in the Benelux and DACH region, with a focus on the Business Services sector. He will also utilize his experience in private equity and management consulting to support Avedon’s portfolio with operational improvement and the implementation of growth strategies.
Willem joins from Volpi Capital, a London-based private equity firm focused on tech-enabled services, where he was involved in several platform and add-on acquisitions across Europe and the US, as well as advising several portfolio companies. Prior to this he spent almost four years at Gupta Strategists, the leading healthcare strategy consultancy, where he worked on corporate strategy, merger integration and commercial due diligence projects. Prior to consulting, he was a medical doctor practicing Surgery in Amsterdam.
Willem holds a medical degree (cum laude) and PhD in Molecular Biology from the VU University Amsterdam, and an MBA (with high distinction) from London Business School.
Avedon Capital Partners’ Michel Verhoog: “We are very pleased to welcome Willem van der Veer on board. Willem is a high caliber private equity professional who fits really well in our team and we look forward working together. Next to Willem, we are hiring more experienced professionals to further build out the team in the Amsterdam and Düsseldorf office.”

About Avedon Capital Partners

Avedon is a leading lower mid-market private equity firm in the Benelux and Germany, providing capital in partnership with strong founder/owners or management teams that have distinctive and ambitious growth plans requiring a step change. The Avedon team is located in Amsterdam (NL) and Düsseldorf (GER) with managed assets of more than €500 million. Through dedicated sector teams, Avedon seeks opportunities in niches within four sectors: i) Software & Technology; ii) Business Services; iii) Industry & Engineering; and iv) Consumer products & Leisure. Throughout the cycles the team has supported 26 growth companies in the fields of strategy, (international) sales growth, human capital, operational improvement and has achieved a strong track record of growth and value creation.

For more information:
Michel Verhoog, Partner
Tel: +31 (0)20 568 2626