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  • Financial Assets Executive Search

    23/04/2019 - 13:33PM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Financial Assets Executive Search

    Financial Assets Executive Search expands services 

    Financial Assets Executive Search, niche player in the finance sector, has expanded its services to IT. On this occasion Chris de Groot, founder and managing partner, sounds the gong.

    “The first stock exchange in the world was established in Amsterdam in 1611. The first options exchange in Europe was founded in Amsterdam in 1978. The largest High Frequency Traders in the world in 2019 are in Amsterdam. It is my great pleasure and honour to open this trading day,” says Chris de Groot.

    Brokers in Human Capital Financial Assets Executive Search, established in 1998, is a leading Dutch Executive Search & Interim Management agency. It focuses on board, management and specialist positions in Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Compliance, Treasury, Finance, Actuarial and IT. 

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    23/04/2019 - 13:33PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Secretary Day

    18/04/2019 - 13:34PM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Secretary Day

    In honor of Secretary Day Lizzy Blom, Personal Assistant to Nicolas Béchu (Regional Managing Director Northern Europe & Germany, PageGroup) and Olivier MacPherson (Regional Finance Director, Northern Europe, PageGroup), sounds the gong.

    Page Personnel Page Personnel is a leading professional recruitment consultancy specializing in the recruitment of temporary, temporary-to-permanent, and permanent positions for SMEs and multinationals in diverse sectors.

    As a recruitment agency, Page Personnel has successfully placed many secretaries at various companies over the years. By sounding the gong Page Personnel wants to thank all the secretaries who work at PageGroup, but also the secretaries who have been placed as candidates through Page Personnel or who have been working through Page Personnel, for their efforts!

    “The secretarial profession is rapidly changing. Due to the emergence of new technologies, other requirements apply. For one, the role of coordinator is becoming increasingly important and the level of education of the secretary is becoming higher. Modern secretaries are at the heart of the organization”,   says Martijn Goudswaard Managing Director Page Personnel Netherlands.

    PageGroup Page Personnel, Michael Page and Page Executive are part of PageGroup, one of the largest recruitment agencies in the world. Alongside Michael Page and Page Executive, Page Personnel is part of PageGroup, established over four decades ago in the United Kingdom and currently listed on the London Stock Exchange since April 2001.

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    18/04/2019 - 13:34PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Enactus Netherlands celebrates 15th anniversary

    17/04/2019 - 13:36PM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Enactus Netherlands celebrates 15th anniversary

    Isabelle Verhaegh opens the stock exchange on behalf of Enactus UvA to emphasize the importance of social entrepreneurship, and to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Enactus Netherlands.

    Enactus Uva

    Enactus UvA is part of Enactus. Enactus is the world’s largest experiential learning platform dedicated to creating a better world while developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and social innovators. The Enactus network of global business, academic and student leaders are unified by their vision—to create a better, more sustainable world. Worldwide, more than 72,000 students are active in 36 countries, spread over 1,700 universities. In this way, these entrepreneurial, values-driven students positively impact the lives of 1.3 million people each year. Enactus believes investing in students who take entrepreneurial action for others creates a better world for us all.

    Enactus Netherlands

    Enactus Netherlands encompasses fourteen local teams that are run by students from universities, including Enactus UvA. Each team consists of a board and different project teams. By stimulating social entrepreneurship, Enactus Netherlands has been striving for 15 years to make an impact on lives and to enable a better and more sustainable world.

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    17/04/2019 - 13:36PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Fintech Impact Award 2019

    16/04/2019 - 13:39PM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Fintech Impact Award 2019

    Winner Fintech Impact Award 2019

    Owlin won the NRC Live Fintech Impact Award 2019. On this occasion Sjoerd Leemhuis, Owlin, sounds the gong.

    Owlin Owlin offers risk managers the opportunity to monitor their investment portfolio in near real-time.

    Fintech Impact Award The Fintech Impact Award is an initiative of NRC Live to stimulate the renewal in the finance industry and to challenge innovators.

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    16/04/2019 - 13:39PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Kempen 12th edition Life Sciences Conference

    15/04/2019 - 13:41PM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Kempen 12th edition Life Sciences Conference

    Kempen is proud to host the annual Kempen Life Sciences Conference. On this occasion, Bart Delbaere, Securities Specialist Sales, sounds the gong.

    Kempen Life Sciences Conference The Kempen Life Sciences Conference has become a central meeting place for global institutional investors and European Life Sciences companies. Like previous years, the conference will be attended by executives from a wide range of companies from all around Europe including pharma, biotech, diagnostics, and MedTech.

    As one of the few focused merchant banks in Europe, Kempen is positioned as a specialist in the Life Sciences and Healthcare markets. Kempen provides European companies access to a global network of specialist and generalist investors. Last Summer, Kempen was granted approval by the US regulator FINRA to offer our services as an underwriter in ECM transactions in the US.

    The team has successfully executed over 100 life sciences transactions since its inception in 2005.

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    15/04/2019 - 13:41PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Family business Award 2019

    12/04/2019 - 13:43PM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Family business Award 2019

    Lely won the Family business Award 2019 hosted by Family Enterprises Foundation. Alexander van der Lely, CEO Lely, sounds the gong together with the other finalists Koppert Biolgoical Systems, and Koninklijke Otolift Trapliften.

    About Family Enterprises Foundation

    The Family Enterprises Foundation was founded in 2012 to support Dutch family companies. These enterprises are the backbone of the Dutch economy. Family businesses deserve more attention from both the Dutch government and general public, as they are responsible for 49% of the employment and realize 53% of the gross domestic product. To create this awareness, the foundation yearly awards one family company with the so called ‘Familiebedrijven Award’. The Foundation is supported by KPMG and ABN AMRO, both financially and in the process of the selection of the winner. KPMG does the first selection of potential candidates based on 8 criteria and the prerequisite that the company is a true family company (definition of the European Committee).  The selected companies will be visited by the jury of the Foundation. Afterwards the jury will choose a winner. The Chief Executive Officer of the winning company will join the jury for a period of one year.

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    12/04/2019 - 13:43PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Winners Ondernemersgala Westfriesland

    11/04/2019 - 13:45PM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Winners Ondernemersgala Westfriesland

    Van der Linden van Sprankhuizen is the winner of the “Westfriesland Méér”-award. The highest award in the entrepreneurial West Frisian region. The owner and general manager of Van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen, Pieter van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen, sounds the gong.

    Van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen

    The third generation in the family business. He and his team are responsible for the success of this company. It has been in existence for over 80 years, has 8 branches and more than 200 colleagues. A leading name in the industry and at the forefront when it comes to service and customer focus.    

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    11/04/2019 - 13:45PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Winners Stichting Ondernemersgala Westfriesland

    11/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Winners Stichting Ondernemersgala Westfriesland

    Van der Linden van Sprankhuizen is the winner of the “Westfriesland Méér”-award. The highest award in the entrepreneurial West Frisian region. The owner and general manager of Van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen, Pieter van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen, sounds the gong.

    Van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen

    The third generation in the family business. He and his team are responsible for the success of this company. It has been in existence for over 80 years, has 8 branches and more than 200 colleagues. A leading name in the industry and at the forefront when it comes to service and customer focus.    

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    11/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Global Equity Organization celebrates 20th anniversary

    10/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Global Equity Organization celebrates 20th anniversary

    The Global Equity Organization celebrates its 20th anniversary and welcomes its inaugural class of GEO Fellows. To mark the occasion, Adie Leung, Director - Regional Head of Executive Compensation and Tax, Citi, Hong Kong, sounds the gong.

    About Global Equity Organization
    The Global Equity Organization (GEO), founded in 1999, is a member driven, global organization focused on promoting employee share ownership and innovation and learning within the share plan and executive compensation industry. GEO fosters engagement for a global community of nearly 5,000 individuals representing companies and professional firms in more than 60 countries around the world.

    GEO members are coming together 10-12 April in Amsterdam to attend the organization’s annual conference. Attendees will hear from nearly 200 industry experts to learn, network and collaborate with one another and will celebrate the organization’s 20th anniversary and welcome its inaugural class of GEO Fellows. GEO Fellow status is bestowed only to distinguished senior-level members of the industry that demonstrate superior leadership, integrity and involvement in the global share plan and executive compensation industry.

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    10/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • B&R Beurs Erasmus Investment Society celebrates 7th lustrum

    09/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    B&R Beurs Erasmus Investment Society celebrates 7th lustrum

    Student investment society B&R Beurs from the Erasmus University Rotterdam celebrates her 7th lustrum. Together with main sponsor Flow Traders, the 35th board of B&R Beurs will mark this important milestone. Pim Somerwil, President of the board, sounds the gong.  

    About B&R Beurs Erasmus Investment Society

    With around 1200 members in Rotterdam, B&R Beurs is the largest student investment society of the Netherlands. Members are taught everything about investing and the financial world by organizing weekly lectures about investing that are given by industry professionals and experienced members. This knowledge will be put into practice in the Flow Traders Investment Competition, where groups invest their own money. Furthermore, career events with companies from the financial sector are organized to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Flow Traders enables the organization of a yearly investment competition and encourages members to be active with investing.

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    09/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Amsterdammertje of the Year

    08/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Amsterdammertje of the Year

    Winners Amsterdammertje of the Year open trading day

    Norah van Lottum (13 years old) and Ambrien Moeniralam (16 years old) are the winners of the title 'Amsterdammertje of the Year”.

    About Amsterdammertje of the Year
    'Amsterdammertje' is a nickname for a young inhabitant of Amsterdam. They received the prize last week in the City Hall from the hands of mayor Femke Halsema. Norah herself collected many presents for children in the Emma Children's Hospital.

     Ambrien won the prize for her battle against street harassment. With her Instagram account CatcallsofAMS she makes visible the issue of verbal offensive harassment she and others have to deal with on a regular basis, while walking the streets of Amsterdam.

    The contest 'Amsterdammertje of the Year" aims to show that young people are positive change makers and to influence other young people to do good for others and their environments. 

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    08/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Morning Star Awards

    05/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Morning Star Awards

    The Morningstar Awards are awarded in five categories for Dutch investors.

    Morning Star

     The 2019 Morningstar Awards recognize retail funds and fund groups that have been good stewards of investor capital within the context of their relevant peer group in 2018 and over longer time periods. 

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    05/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • B&S Group S.A.

    04/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    B&S Group S.A.


    B&S Group announced it has reached agreement on the acquisition of a 70% stake in Lagaay Medical Group. To mark the occasion Bert Meulman, CEO of B&S Group, sounds the gong (symbol BSGR).

    Bert Meulman, CEO of B&S Group; “Lagaay and B&S Group have similar strategies and serve identical markets. As a single source supplier of medical and pharmaceutical products to marine, offshore and remote locations, Lagaay has built a strong reputation internationally. Adding their knowledge and specialised product category to our current health & beauty offering in maritime and remote operations, complements our specialty distribution model within the B&S segment of the Group.”

    B&S Group

    B&S Group is a value adding distribution partner for consumer goods in attractive channels and across specialised markets globally. With a well trained and experienced workforce of over 2,000 employees, the Group serves as a trusted and reliable partner in selected channels and markets.

    B&S Group provides essential distribution services, solving supply chain complexities and offering compelling value along the value chain. It operates a flexible, well-invested and highly efficient distribution platform. Powered by high capacity, partly robotised warehouses and delivered with expertise in customs and compliance, the Group offers a wide and relevant assortment to its customers in more than 100 countries worldwide.

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    04/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Rouws & Ceulen 20 years cooperation InsingerGilissen

    03/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Rouws & Ceulen 20 years cooperation InsingerGilissen

    As part of its celebrations to mark 35 years as an independent asset manager, Rouws & Ceulen will open the trading day at the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange. Rob Rouws, co-founder of Rouws & Ceulen, sounds the gong.

    Another reason for celebration is the almost twenty-year-old cooperation with InsingerGilissen as a custodian bank.

    Rouws & Ceulen

    Rouws & Ceulen is an independent asset manager, all shares are owned by Rouws & Ceulen. Rouws & Ceulen is not part of a bank, has no own funds or products and has a completely independent investment policy


    InsingerGilissen Bankiers N.V. is a private bank aimed at wealthy individuals and families, foundations, associations and institutional parties. InsingerGilissen also provides specific services to independent asset managers.

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    03/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • World Autism Day

    02/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    World Autism Day

    Brunel opens the stock exchange on behalf of the Dutch Autism Association (NVA) on World Autism Day. Femke Dijkstra, one of the founders of the Brunel Foundation, sounds the gong.

    World Autism Day

    World Autism Day coincides with the NVA Autism Week 2019. This year, the theme of the Autism Week 2019 is ‘Autism Works’ and the NVA hopes to bridge the gap between employers and people with autism. More than 55 percent of people with autism are unemployed but could be a valuable addition to the work floor. The NVA find this incompatible with the scarcity on the labor market, where there are tens of thousands of unfilled vacancies.

    The NVA will also award the Autism Kindness Award on World Autism Day to one individual and one organization committed to enabling the participation of people with Autism.


    As an employment service provider, Brunel supports this initiative and collaborates with NVA on the WorkWeb-Autism project. This online tool helps people with Autism find suitable employment opportunities. This is just one of the initiatives by the NVA that fits Brunel’s mission: ‘to help create a better future for professionals and a better planet for future professionals’.

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    02/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Triodos Investment Management opens trading day

    01/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Triodos Investment Management opens trading day

    Exactly one year ago Triodos Investment Management insourced the financial asset management of its four listed SRI funds. To celebrate this Erik Breen, Director SRI at Triodos Investment Management, sounds the gong.

    Triodos Investment Management

    The transition has allowed Triodos IM to more holistically integrate the sustainability and financial analysis of public equities and bonds, contributing to a stronger engagement position with companies.

    Erik Breen, Director SRI at Triodos IM: “Since the 1990s, Triodos Investment Management has contributed to the industry-wide adoption of socially responsible investing. Building on our pioneering track record, we now increasingly enable our clients to truly invest with impact through listed equities and bonds, and to strengthen their contribution to a more sustainable society.”

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    01/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Proximus 15th Listing Anniversary

    29/03/2019 - 10:05AM CET  |  Brussels


    Proximus 15th Listing Anniversary

    Proximus 15th Listing Anniversary

    Dominique Leroy, CEO of Proximus opened the day of trading during an Opening Bell Ceremony to celebrate Proximus’ 15th anniversary of listing.

    Proximus Group is a telecommunication & ICT company operating in the Belgian and international markets, providing services to residential, enterprise and public customers. Proximus is the leading provider of telephony, internet, television and network-based ICT services in Belgium.

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    29/03/2019 - 10:05AM CETBrussels
  • DPA Group N.V. celebrates 20th listing anniversary

    29/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    DPA Group N.V. celebrates 20th listing anniversary

    DPA will be listed on Euronext Amsterdam for 20 years (ticker: DPA). To celebrate this special event, CEO Eric Winter sounds the gong to open the trading day at Euronext Amsterdam.

    The scarcity on the labor market makes it especially important that DPA continues to distinguish itself as an attractive employer because of the opportunities we offer our employees for professional development and personal growth. The stock exchange listing contributes to transparent business operations and to our visibility and image. It’s, therefore, a great pleasure for me to perform the traditional gong ceremony”, says Eric Winter.

    About DPA

    DPA connects professionals with assignments and (temporary) jobs at leading organizations. At DPA, professionals have room to discover and grow. This way, they continuously improve their performance and that of DPA’s clients. The power of DPA is its large workforce of highly qualified niche-specialized professionals, supplemented by a high-quality network of self-employed professionals. Plus an availability that always anticipates future needs.

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    29/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam