Maarten started his Corporate Finance career in 1997 at MeesPierson, followed by 16 years of advisory services in Amsterdam and London. In 2009, he founded Albacore Partners, an independent advisory boutique, together with former colleagues at ABN AMRO. Maarten was a senior vice president at ABN AMRO’s M&A department, after having had similar roles at Rabo Securities and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Throughout his career he was involved in many landmark transactions and gained significant experience in mergers & acquisitons and debt / equity financing. Maarten holds a master’s degree in Business Economics from the University of Amsterdam and a degree in business administration from Nijenrode.