Muzinich & Co expands European team with Dutch hire
Corporate Debt specialist Muzinich & Co. has strengthened its European team with the appointment of Sander van de Giesen as sales and marketing director covering the Netherlands, it is the group’s first appointment in the Netherlands.
He joins Muzinich & Co from boutique investment consultancy firm bfinance in Amsterdam. Van de Giesen, who has also worked for F&C, ING, Pioneer Investments and Van Lanschot Bank in the Netherlands, said: “My most recent role was in consultancy, which brings you in touch with many businesses, and Muzinich really stands out. Its outstanding expertise as a bottom-up manager delivers distinctive benefit in the current marketplace.”
Muzinich managing director Joshua Hughesa adds: “Europe has been a significant part of the Muzinich growth story in the past five years, and we only see that continuing. Sander has worked for some of the best-known names in the Netherlands and also has an exceptional technical understanding of the asset class. There is a very significant institutional investment market in the Netherlands and Sander has a key role to play in developing our presence and reach there.”