The Beacon team comprises of highly skilled people with specialized experience in distressed debt purchase, factoring, corporate finance, collection and tax structuring throughout Europe.
Bert Iedema (Managing Partner): email@example.com
Expertise: Strategy consulting, Private Equity, Mezzanine, M&A, Distressed situations. Managing Partner of Receivables Investment Fund. Member Advisory Board of German collection company & Dutch factoring company. Previously CEO of Dutch single family office. Engaged in numerous corporate finance transactions on 3 continents. Held 20 boardmemberships in 7 countries. SOX-expert, USA. Lecturer corporate governance at Erasmus University. Business Economist & CPA (Free University of Amsterdam). Also: Life Coach, Emotional Intelligence Coach, NLP Master.
Gijsbert Wassink (Dir. Purchase, Factoring & Coll.): firstname.lastname@example.org Worked 20 years for European market leader Intrum Justitia. “Climbed the ranks” and was, since 2009, as Group Director Financial Services ultimately responsible for all of its European and Russian debt purchasing & other financial services, based in Switzerland. Member Group Management Team, reported directly to Intrum’s Group CEO. Belongs to top 5 industry experts in Europe. Before, worked 5 years for Coopers & Lybrand with focus on International Clients and EDP-audit. Business Economist (Free University of Amsterdam). Dutch national, Swiss resident
Aad Smits, Advisor Business Banking
Structured & leveraged finance, private equity. Insead. 6 years at Ernst &Young followed by 25 years in Business Banking, of which 19 years at ING and 6 years at Van Lanschot Bank (last position: Group Director Business Banking). Held non-executive directorships in various financial entities, including Belgian Private Equity group (Gimven), Dutch single family offices (Egeria), HVEG Investments and insurance company (Oranje). Presently independent advisor. Member supervisory board of local Rabobank, Terra Natura and Global Green Team.
Hans de Jong, International Tax Advisor
Over 25 years experience in International Tax Structuring. Started as Dutch tax inspector and national tax coordinator for Banks & Insurance. Then appointed tax lawyer at Clifford Chance, based in Amsterdam and London. Subsequently tax director at SHV Holdings, TNT and LyondellBasell. Independent tax advisor since 2009. Assignments: fiscal spin off DE Master Blenders from Sara Lee; tax advisor for Mediq and Starbev; strategic advisor to Baker McKenzie’s tax lawyers department. Lecturer tax at Nyenrode University.