Arjen is a partner at Oaklins Netherlands and leads Oaklins’ business support services team and its testing, inspection & certification (TIC) team. Arjen has more than 15 years of corporate finance and M&A experience, with a particular focus on the TIC sector. He has also advised on deals in technical services, logistic services, facility services, fire safety services, HR services, healthcare, software and cyber security. Recent transactions he has closed include the acquisition of Fire Safety Holding by Unica, the sale of Kalsbeek to Normec, the acquisition of BTL by Idverde, the merger between Troostwijk Auctions and BVA Auctions, the acquisition of Nsecure by Unica, the sale of Unica to Triton, the sale of Marinetrans and BGL to Waterland and the sale of Qbit to Eurofins.
Before joining Oaklins Netherlands in 2008, Arjen worked for five years at another corporate finance firm focused on small-cap advisory services. He has a master’s in business administration from the University of Groningen.