A wealth of experience

Experience counts in the world of corporate finance. And RJ Partners’ founders collectively bring over four decades of experience gained in a diverse range of sectors, transactions and clients.

Founding partner Jan ten Kate (47) earned a Master of Economics degree at the University of Rotterdam and went on to become a chartered accountant. Over the decades that have followed, he has gained extensive specialised experience in the field of real estate, with a particular focus on the hospitality sector. He enjoyed a very successful career at PricewaterhouseCoopers spanning over twenty years, including twelve years as a Partner, both being an auditor and member of the Transaction Services Core team of PwC. He has extensive experience in managing and structuring complex structures for major clients in the Netherlands. He has also served as an auditor for a number of leading Dutch and European companies and has conducted a range of prominent transactions in this capacity. Clients served were among others: Rodamco Europe NV, NH Hoteles SA, Golden Tulip International BV, Krasnapolsky Hotels & Restaurants NV, Eden Hotel Group BV, Kon. Ahrend NV, KFN NV, ING Bank NV, Acomo NV, De Ster Group BV, BurgGolf International BV, Bever Zwerfsport BV and parts of multinationals such as Groupe Danone SA, Kverneland AS and Ingersoll Rand Inc. He was notably involved in many acquisitions and mergers.




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