• Office opening in Amsterdam marks the next important step of Mutares on its path to become Europe’s leading distressed private equity investor
  • Jurjen Soppe as Head of M&A Benelux will be responsible for the expansion efforts of Mutares into the Benelux region

Munich/Amsterdam, 5 November 2021 – Mutares SE & Co. KGaA expands its global presence and announces the opening of its new office in Amsterdam. The new office serves as an ideal location to further exploit investment opportunities and grow its international M&A business. The Amsterdam presence marks the ninth office in Europe and underlines the successful growth journey of Mutares. In 2020 Mutares has signed its first investment in the Netherlands with the acquisition of Royal de Boer, laying the foundation for expansion into the Benelux region.

Jurjen Soppe as Head of M&A Benelux will take over the management of the Amsterdam office to further expand and accelerate the Company’s activities in the Benelux region. Jurjen Soppe, a former restructuring banker at ABN AMRO and M&A advisor at Deloitte, brings more than 12 years of experience in a wide variety of domestic and international financial restructuring and M&A advisory projects. He is excellently networked in order to exploit the Benelux market and its investment opportunities.

Johannes Laumann, CIO of Mutares SE & Co. KGaA comments: “We are delighted and happy to announce our presence in Amsterdam with Jurjen Soppe. Mutares is already an active investor in Benelux and the opening of our Amsterdam office is another example of how we put our conviction into practice. When it comes to generating attractive transactions in the most important markets, a local presence is essential. I am looking forward to working with Jurjen on expanding our business and I am sure, that this is another step towards reaching our targets for 2023.”

 

Jurjen Soppe – Head of M&A Benelux