Sustainable Dividends

Team & organization

tEAM & ORGANIzATIon

Simon van Veen

Fund manager

Simon has a broad investment experience. Over the past 20 years, he has fulfilled various roles in the investment world. He started his career in 1997 as an investment advisor at Rabobank, where he managed both fixed-income and equity portfolios. He then went to ABN AMRO Asset Management where, as a trader, he deepened his knowledge of the various financial markets.

From 2004 he worked as a portfolio manager for the High Dividend funds of successively ABN AMRO Asset Management, Fortis Investments and BNP Paribas Asset Management. Since January 2016, he has been responsible for the Sustainable Dividends Value strategy as manager.

Simon holds master degrees in economics and financial analysis from the VU University in Amsterdam. Since 2001 he has been registered as an International Investment Analyst.

Frank Dankers

Risk- & Compliance manager

Frank has worked in the financial sector for over 30 years. He worked for ten years at the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets in the field of international supervisory consultation. As such, he has published several articles in the field of financial regulation.

Before that, he was an investment analyst and head of mid-office at the Dutch branch of AXA investment management. Frank is a Chartered Compliance Professional (CCP) at the NCI (Netherlands Compliance Institute) and a registered investment analyst (RBA) at the CFA-VBA.

Jasper Oeberius Kapteijn

Portfolio manager & Business Development

Jasper has broad experience in relationship management, business development and investing. He has been active in various roles within the financial sector.

He started his career in 1996 as an investment advisor at Robeco, and in later years has held similar positions at the private banks of ABN AMRO and Van Lanschot.

Jasper was also active as a fund manager and in the development of asset manager ForTomorrow. He holds a master's degree in corporate law from the University of Leiden and holds the senior financial advisor degree at NIBE.

fund manager

The fund is managed by Sustainable Dividends BV. The fund manager is responsible for managing the fund in accordance with the guidelines in the fund documentation and applicable laws and regulations.

Sustainable Dividends BV is a company that operates under Dutch law and has offices at Spaarnzichtlaan 8, 2101 ZM in Heemstede.
The fund manager is registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number 69701121.

The fund manager is responsible for identifying investment opportunities and purchasing the investments in the fund.
The fund manager’s management team consists of Simon van Veen, Jasper Oeberius Kapteijn and Frank Dankers.

legal owner

Juridisch Eigenaar Sustainable Dividends Value Fund (legal owner, a foundation) owns all rights and obligations of the fund.

The principal responsibility of the legal owner is to act as legal representative for the account and risk of the fund and the investors in the fund.

In addition, the legal owner is authorized to sign for all agreements concluded on behalf of the fund. The legal owner will only do this upon instructions from the fund manager, and will not act independently. The legal owner will only act in the interests of the investors in the fund. The legal owner is fully committed to the fund and will not engage in any other activities than the aforementioned activities.

The Foundation Legal Owner Sustainable Dividends Value Fund is a foundation under Dutch law and is registered in the trade register of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce.

custodians

The Custodians of the Fund are Interactive Brokers (U.K.) Limited and DeGiro BV. 

The Custodians do not perform any activities for the Manager or the Fund other than acting as custodians for the Fund. 

Interactive Brokers (U.K.) Limited has its registered office in London and is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA register entry number 208159. 

DeGiro BV has its registered office in Amsterdam and is authorized and regulated by the Dutch AFM (Authority Financial Markets). The Custodians are responsible for (i) the safekeeping of the Fund’s assets, and (ii) the oversight and supervision of the Fund and the management of the Fund by the Manager.

administrator

The Fund has engaged AssetCare BV to provide certain financial, accounting, administrative and other services to the Fund. 

The Administrator is responsible for the following matters under the general supervision of the Manager: the general administration of the Fund Assets and Fund Obligations; the periodic calculation of the Net Asset Value of the Fund and the Net Asset Value per Participation and the provision of information to the Manager to enable the Manager to comply with financial and regulatory reporting obligations.