Derk (1989) joined HC Partners in June 2018 and has a background in M&A and debt advisory after working several years at Benelux investment banking boutique Nielen Schuman. In addition to his time in their Amsterdam office, he was actively involved in setting up and building out the second office of Nielen Schuman in Antwerp as an Associate. Earlier Derk gained M&A experience via internships at Leonardo & Co. (currently Houlihan Lokey) and BNP Paribas.
Derk is originally from Enschede and has a MSc. in Finance from the University of Groningen.
Derk likes to play a wide variety of sports, amongst which field hockey, squash, running, fitness and the occasional couple of weeks skiing per year.