HPE Growth

Our investment strategy

Most importantly, we invest in people

We seek for outstanding management teams with growth ambition and execution focus in companies that have developed leading scaleable technology, have succeeded to bring the technology to market and want to accelerate the growth. We know the path to success is bumpy and are in it for the long run.

We have over EUR 500 million in committed capital across two funds and co-investment vehicles. We focus on scaling digital technology companies from EUR 10 to 100 million turnover. We aim to deploy EUR 10-45 million equity per company in return for a minority or majority stake.

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Our team

Tim van Delden
Partner
Harry Dolman
Partner
Manfred Krikke
Partner
Frederic Huynen
Partner
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Ronald Kemmeren
Principal
Adrian Schwarz
Vice President
Danai Musandu
Senior Investor Relations Associate
Amaury de Buyser
Associate
Wijnand Bekker
Associate
Marijke Scheerder
Head of Business Intelligence and ESG
Stefan Brugman
General Counsel and CCO
Annemarie Tijman
Finance Manager
Nigel Diesveld
CFO and Chief Risk Officer
Ayoni Guda
Operations Manager and Compliance Officer
Marian Hendriks
Office Manager
Imre del Prado
Controller
Hans van Ierland
Chairman of the Advisory Board
Kasper Struve
Senior Advisor and Member of the Advisory Board

HPE Added Value

At HPE we align our interests with the management teams and help where we can add value. Based on the cumulative experience and diverse backgrounds of the HPE team we jointly work on a go to market strategy and help to prepare the company for a high growth phase.

Help run a high growth technology firm:
  • Strategic Planning
  • Sparring partner to management team
  • Share our 200 years of relevant experience
  • Focus on key priorities
  • Manage by numbers
Fine tune the go to market strategy:
  • Internationalization
  • Buy and Build strategies
  • Capital Markets – fully funded plans
  • Expertise in exits
  • Strategic Planning

We care

Our intention is to use our position as a technology investor to do good. We believe in the power of technology to be a big part of the solution for current environmental and social problems

Our ESG Principles

  • Do no harm
  • Implement and adhere to good governance
  • Promote diversity
  • Ensure appropriate data protection for all stakeholders

SDG

HPE Growth aims to support the UN SDGs through technology where possible. It mainly focusses on:

  • Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8)               
  • Industry Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9)          

PRI

To emphasize the importance it places in ESG, HPE has committed itself to be a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), implemented by the United Nations in 2009.

Adherence to these principles should not only lead to better long-term financial returns for our investors but also a closer alignment between the objectives of institutional investors and society at large.

 

Transparency & SFDR

We aim to inform our stakeholders on a regular basis on how ESG matters are developing in our portfolio companies and within our own organization.  This includes the yearly issuance of our impact report, which is shared with our investors and can be requested here.

Information on the SFDR Disclosures can be found here.

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