Key People

Wim de Pundert, Managing Partner

Wim de Pundert is the Managing Partner and co-owner of HTP Investments. He started investing in private equity in 1990 and has since acquired numerous businesses across various sectors mainly in Europe. Since 2008, he has partnered with Klaas Meertens to together drive their private equity investments. Outside of HTP Investments, he is also an active investor in real estate, fixed income and equities.

Klaas Meertens, Managing Partner

Klaas Meertens is the Managing Partner and co-owner of HTP Investments. Together with Wim de Pundert, he has led the firm and its investments since 2008. He is also a founding partner of Novum Capital Partners, a multi-family office for UHNW clients. Previously, he was a Managing Director, Head of EMEA TMT and Head of Benelux and Switzerland Investment Banking at JPMorgan and a Partner at McKinsey & Company. He graduated with a BSc in Physics from the University of Utrecht and a Master’s in Management at the University of Delft.

Rene Bours, General Counsel

Rene Bours is the General Counsel of HTP Investments. Previously he was a tax partner with Deloitte in their Amsterdam and Rotterdam offices with a focus on amongst others M&A. Rene holds various board functions with both profit and non-profit organizations. He graduated from Leiden University and holds a Master`s degree as a tax lawyer.

Radim Sevcik, Head of Investments

Radim Sevcik is the Head of Investments at HTP Investments. He joined from VTB Capital, where most recently he was heading Global Banking in Asia, based in Hong Kong. Previously, he was a Vice President in the Investment Banking division of Merrill Lynch and a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group. Radim holds a Master’s degree from the University of Economics in Prague, having studied also at HEC Paris.

Hans Buitenhek, Head of Finance, Tax & Legal

Hans Buitenhek is the Head of Finance, Tax & Legal at HTP Investments. Previously he was a senior manager with Deloitte in their midmarket/M&A tax team and has been the owner of a tax consultancy firm, serving a wide variety of clients. He graduated from Leiden University and holds a Master`s degree in tax law.

Gert-Jan Huigsloot, Finance Manager

Gert-Jan Huigsloot is the Finance Manager of HTP Investments. Previously he was an audit manager at Deloitte and before joining HTP Investments he had several roles on finance positions. He is a Chartered Accountant and graduated with a Master’s in Accounting and Control and a postgraduate degree in Accountancy at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.