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Van Lanschot Kempen is the best private bank in the Netherlands in 2022

During the annual Global Private Banking Awards, organised by Professional Wealth Management and The Banker (Financial Times), Van Lanschot Kempen received the award for ‘Best private bank in the Netherlands 2022’.

Susan Leerkes appointed as CEO Van Lanschot Kempen Switzerland

Van Lanschot Kempen today announced the appointment of Susan Leerkes as CEO Van Lanschot Kempen Switzerland from 1 January 2023.

BPF Schilders selects Van Lanschot Kempen for fiduciary management

Industry pension fund BPF Schilders will appoint Kempen Capital Management, the investment management arm of Van Lanschot Kempen, as its new fiduciary manager. BPF Schilders manages the pensions for employees and employers in the decorating, painting, building finishing, and glazing industry.

Van Lanschot Kempen appoints Amelia Albert Salgado as Chief Compliance Officer

Van Lanschot Kempen today announced the appointment of Amelia Albert Salgado as Chief Compliance Officer, with effect from 1 October 2022. 

KLM cabin crew pension fund selects Van Lanschot Kempen as fiduciary advisor

Today we announce that the KLM cabin crew pension fund has selected Kempen Capital Management, the asset management arm of Van Lanschot Kempen, as strategic investment advisor for its investment policy and the sustainability enhancement of the pension fund’s portfolio.

Van Lanschot Kempen enters into partnership with EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

Van Lanschot Kempen has entered into a partnership with accountancy and consultancy organisation EY Netherlands for the organisation of the annual Entrepreneur Of The Year award. The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award is the most prestigious award for entrepreneurs in the Netherlands.

Van Lanschot Kempen appoints Freek Verwoert and Maud van Gaal to leadership team

Freek Verwoert will join Van Lanschot Kempen as Director of Strategy, Business Development and Innovation per 1 July 2022. On 15 August 2022, we welcome Maud van Gaal as Director Communication and Reputation Management.

Van Lanschot Kempen wins Lipper Fund Award – Best Fund House Overall (small)

Van Lanschot Kempen Investment Management won the award for Best Fund House Overall (small) at the annual Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards the Netherlands.

Van Lanschot Kempen becomes partner of the Feather Foundation

On 13 April 2022 Van Lanschot Kempen and the Feather Foundation entered into a partnership. This way, we contribute to the connection between current ‘shapers of society’ and future leaders. 

BPFL renews contract for fiduciary services by Van Lanschot Kempen

The Dutch pension fund for the food sector (Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds voor het Levensmiddelenbedrijf, BPFL) has reappointed Van Lanschot Kempen as fiduciary manager.

Kempen European Private Equity Fund II reaches maximum capacity of €245 million at its second closing

Kempen European Private Equity Fund II, the private equity fund managed by Van Lanschot Kempen closed last week with total committed capital of €245 million. This means that the maximum target size of the fund has been reached.

Van Lanschot Kempen signs statement calling on oil and gas companies to accelerate the energy transition

In a joint statement, a group of seven Dutch asset managers, including Van Lanschot Kempen, calls on oil and gas companies to step up their actions to counter climate change. Van Lanschot Kempen has committed itself to the objective of limiting global warming to +1.5% and is urging companies and investors worldwide to do the same.

Van Lanschot Kempen’s Anneka Treon appointed as ambassador of Bloomberg’s EU Women in Finance initiative

The initiative aims to promote greater gender diversity, inspire and empower the next generation of women to pursue and advance careers in finance.

Van Lanschot Kempen launches two new BestSelect equity funds with sustainable thematic investment objectives

The two funds have a distinct objective: to invest in companies that supply products and service that have a significant impact on people and the planet. 

Van Lanschot Kempen update about investments in Russia and Belarus

In recent weeks, Van Lanschot Kempen has developed a framework for exclusion in the event of an armed conflict.

Kempen publishes Annual Stewardship and Sustainable Investment Report 2021

The report details the significant progress made towards embedding sustainable investing across Kempen’s investment strategies.

Van Lanschot Kempen again achieves high ranking in Transparency Benchmark

The annual benchmark measures how transparently the largest companies in the Netherlands report on the economic, environmental and social results of their business operations. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Change. 

Van Lanschot Kempen signs Finance for Biodiversity Pledge

Van Lanschot Kempen is one of the 9 new financial institutions that have signed the Finance for Biodiversity Pledge. In total, 84 institutions have signed the Pledge, which is a commitment to protect and restore biodiversity through finance activities and investments. 

Van Lanschot Kempen wins FD Henri Sijthoff Prize for 2021

The prize is awarded by the country’s main financial newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad (FD) to companies judged to provide the best financial reporting and communication to investors and the public at large.

Concertgebouw Young Talent Award 2020 goes to Nai Barghouti

Palestinian singer and flutist Nai Barghouti was finally allowed to receive the Concertgebouw Young Talent Award on October 11, 2021, after the award ceremony was postponed in 2020 due to Covid-19.

Carbon risk being underappreciated by markets: modelling indicates a USD75 increase in carbon prices could cause 20% average fall in global equity prices

New analysis by Van Lanschot Kempen indicates the extent to which higher carbon prices could lead to a decline in global equity markets.

Van Lanschot Kempen and the National Monuments' Organisation continue partnership

As a Partner within the NMo Network, Van Lanschot Kempen recently indicated that it will continue to support the Dutch National Monuments Organisation.

Van Lanschot Kempen appoints Yaela van Raalte as Head of Asset Research & Communication

Van Lanschot Kempen today announced the appointment of Yaela van Raalte as Head of Asset Research & Communication, with effect from 1 June 2021.

Kempen published Annual Stewardship and Sustainable Investment Report 2020

Kempen Capital Management (Kempen), the €86.2 billion asset and fiduciary manager, today publishes its fully digital annual ESG report 2020, detailing the significant progress made towards embedding Sustainable Investing across its investment strategies.

Van Lanschot introduces biometric voice verification

With this 'voice passport' we are taking a big step forward in secure and personal customer contact.

Roderick Williams, Benjamin Herman, Quirine Viersen and Carel Kraayenhof in new Empty Concertgebouw Sessions

Due to the ongoing closure of the concert hall, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam presents four new editions of the Empty Concertgebouw Sessions with the support of main sponsor Van Lanschot Kempen. A varied line-up will perform.

Van Lanschot Kempen joins Partnership for Biodiversity Accounting Financials (PBAF)

Today, Van Lanschot Kempen signed the agreement of the Partnership for Biodiversity Accounting Financials (PBAF). By doing so, Van Lanschot Kempen and fourteen other financial institutions are showing their commitment to actively pursuing a shared methodology for measuring and reporting the impact of their loans and investments on biodiversity. This allows financial institutions to calculate their biodiversity footprint and take targeted action to restore and protect biodiversity.

2021 kicks off with new Empty Concertgebouw Sessions

Due to corona measures, the Concertgebouw remains closed, but online you can enjoy performances by top artists.