Primevest Capital Partners completes management buy-out of parts of Bouwfonds IM

12 Mar 2018
Utrecht / Berlin, 6 March 2018 – Management and CommonWealth Investments B.V. are pleased to announce  the successful completion of the management buy-out of large parts of the former investment management activities of Bouwfonds Investment Management B.V. The activities will be continued in a new investment boutique under the name: Primevest Capital Partners. Primevest Capital Partners has acquired all activities in parking, the German communication infrastructure activities and two mandates in residential (affordable contemporary living). “With the establishment of Primevest Capital Partners we are able to continue our high quality  investment management services with our dedicated specialized teams that our clients are accustomed to,” says Managing Partner Bart Pierik at Primevest Capital Partners. “In recent years we have strengthened our leading position as car park investment manager, expanded our residential activities for key clients and launched a new fund in communication infrastructure, being the first investment manager to offer German institutional investors the opportunity to invest long-term in passive communication infrastructure assets. We see a growing interest from institutional clients for our innovative real asset investment strategies to further grow our assets under management,” continues Bart Pierik.

Primevest CP will employ 30 professionals who will serve its institutional clients from local offices in Utrecht, the Netherlands and Berlin, Germany. Primevest Capital Partners will be led by former Bouwfonds IM employees Bart Pierik (Managing Partner), Ruud Roosen (Parking), Hans-Peter Renk (Residential), Bas van Dongen (Communication Infrastructure) and former CFO of Foruminvest B.V., Walter Kuppens (Finance & Risk). 

CommonWealth Investments B.V., a Dutch multi-client family office, is the financial sponsor of Primevest Capital Partners. “We believe that there is demand in the market for specialised investment managers with a focus on innovative distinctive investment strategies. The activities of Primevest Capital Partners match this demand and we have confidence that the
management can successfully grow the existing activities of Primevest Capital Partners in the coming years,” explains Leo Derksen, co-founder of CommonWealth Investments B.V.


About Primevest Capital Partners

Primevest Capital Partners (“Primevest CP”)  is a pan-European investment boutique, specializing in innovative real asset investment strategies. With solid industry knowledge and focus on specialist investment sectors, such as parking, telecommunications and affordable contemporary living, Primevest CP has grown into a leading player in these sectors. Primevest CP seeks to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns for its clients, with a focus on sustainable income and capital growth. Primevest Capital Partners  currently has EUR 1.3 billion of assets under management, distributed amongst institutional funds and mandates. Primevest CP employs 30 professionals and operates out of offices in Berlin and Utrecht.