Smile Invest appoints Joost van Wijk as Investment Manager and opens The Hague office

Smile Invest appoints Joost van Wijk as Investment Manager and opens The Hague office

 

Den Haag, 11 April 2018 – Smile Invest further expands its team with the appointment of Joost van Wijk as Investment Manager based in The Hague. Joost joins Smile Invest from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he was an analyst in the leveraged finance team based in London. Joost will focus on sourcing, executing deals and following up the portfolio.

Ivo Vincente, Managing Partner at Smile Invest: “I am excited to welcome Joost at Smile Invest. Joost started his career in London and brings relevant financing expertise to the team. He hit the ground running at Smile Invest and has shown to be an engaged and enthusiastic colleague. ”

Joost van Wijk, Investment Manager at Smile Invest: “Smile Invest has a unique approach to private equity, with its evergreen structure and focus on growth companies. I am very excited to join the team and support ambitious entrepreneurs in realizing their goals.”

Joost will be operating from Smile Invest’s new offices at Lange Voorhout 59 in The Hague.