Drs. D.M.G. van Vlaardingen RBA RV
Managing Director | Fund manager
Until the end of 2005, Daan was responsible for the Hidden Value Fund of Kempen & Co, a very successful small cap investment fund. The fund had € 250 million assets under management and an average annualised outperformance of 9.9% versus the HSBC European Smaller Companies Index. Daan was also responsible for special situations like financial restructurings, public offerings, de-listings, and non-quoted participations for other investment funds managed by Kempen & Co. In the past 15 years, Daan has built a broad and diverse network of relevant players in this market segment.
Drs. P.A. Scholte RBA
Philip started his carreer as a stock analist in 1999 at Van der Hoop Effektenbank. Subsequently he worked as an analyst for Effectenbank Stroeve, Rabobank Securities and Kempen & Co. Philip has an extensive experience in analyzing various industries and companies in the Netherlands and abroad, especially in small and medium-sized businesses. He also has a profound knowledge of financial markets and an broad network of analysts, IR managers and directors of listed companies. Since 2019 Philip has joined team Monolith.
Drs. R. de Wolf RBA
Managing Director | Chief Operating Officer | Fund management
Until the end of 2005, René was responsible for a wide range of different equity investment funds at Robeco. He was a founding member of the highly successful quantitative investment products of Robeco and was a pioneer in a European Hedge Fund. Subsequently René set up, built and managed the alternative investments for Anthos Asset Management. Besides investment experience, René built a wealth of operational knowledge from setting up innovative investment products and processes to building an asset manager from scratch for a family office.
Mr. G.A. Drijver
After studying Law at Erasmus University, Guus held several management positions with, inter alia, Van Ommeren and ABN Amro. Subsequently, he founded the first peer-to-peer marketplace for consumer loans in the Netherlands. Before joining Monolith in 2014, Guus started the Rotterdam office for Friesland Bank which he then managed for several years. Besides his robust network in Rotterdam, Guus has a firm foothold in Antwerp and Brasschaat. His network aligns its self well with Monolith’s target group of entrepreneurs, family offices and wealth managers.
Drs. F. Tuin
Fokko has worked with smaller listed companies his entire professional life. Initially as an equity analyst at Bank Mees & Hope and later at Kempen & Co. From the early nineties until his retirement in 2002 Fokko was responsible for the daily management of several highly successful small cap portfolios, including the acclaimed Orange Deelnemingen Fund. He is highly experienced with regard to investment processes and has thorough knowledge of many listed small caps. Fokko acts as a sounding board for the fundamental research and selection by Monolith.
Drs. M.H. Wildschut CFA
Maarten managed the European small cap funds and institutional mandates at Robeco until 2005. He is currently co-head of the English RWC European Focus Fund, one of the leading shareholder engagement funds in Europe. RWC took over this fund, including Maarten and his team, from Hermes Asset Management in 2012. Given the fact that the team has a similar strategy as Monolith, he provides a significant contribution in terms of stock selection and ensuring an effective dialogue with the companies in which Monolith invests.
Drs. P.P.J. van de Laar MBA, RBA
Patrick started his career in 1994 at Euronext. Within Kempen Capital Management he was responsible for projects, organization and the midoffice. He was a program manager and established the derivatives desk at Aegon Asset Management. In 2008 he established with his partners two asset management companies Pelargos Capital and Saemor Capital. Currently he is COO / CFO of Saemor Capital. He has an extensive experience in Tax, legal & compliance, finance, IT, risk management and operations. Patrick holds an MSc in Economics, an MBA degree and a CEFA certification, and is registered at DSI.
Drs. H.TH. Luttenberg RBA
Erik is on the Board of Directors of Kempen International Funds (Luxembourg SICAV), Kempen Alternative Investment Fund (Luxembourg SICAV) and the Kempen Alternative Markets Fund (Luxembourg RAIF). He is also a member of the Supervisory Committee of the Dutch Investment funds of Kempen Capital Management and a Board member of Stichting Beleggers Compensatiefonds (investor Compenstaion Scheme). Erik started his career as an investment manager in 1987. Previously he was a statutory director of Kempen Capital Management NV. Erik has a broad knowledge with regards to investing and investment funds. He also has extensive operational management experience in asset management.
Management of Monolith N.V. is conducted by Monolith Investment Management B.V. Please see above for more information with regard to the team of by Monolith Investment Management B.V.
Public Limited Company
Monolith N.V. is a public limited company with an open-end character. For detailed information, please see our Information Memorandum.
Taxation of Monolith
Monolith is subject to corporate tax and, with regard to its 5%-participations, will appeal for the participation exemption. This implies that neither dividends received from such participations nor gains made by disposal of the corresponding shares are taxed. For comprehensive information with regard to the fiscal aspects of Monolith, please see the Information Memorandum.
Monolith N.V. has a Supervisory Board. The role of the Supervisory Board is to supervise policy of the management (Monolith Investment Management B.V.) and the general conduct of business at Monolith N.V.
In its supervising role, the Supervisory Board will also be responsible for periodic monitoring of the application of measures and principles which ensure an ethical and diligent conduct of operations. These measures and principles are primarily intended to protect the interests of the unit holders in Monolith N.V. and to restrict conflicts of interest to the greatest possible extent.