We have considerable experience in assisting companies in managing growth by taking a hands-on role in optimizing processes and procedures, professionalizing organizations and structure enabling the company to absorb growth.

The CapitalChange team combined has executed over 70 transactions in an advisory capacity. The team has owned significant stakes over fifteen (mostly Dutch) SME companies, with revenues ranging from €1 million up to €100 million. During these periods of ownership, the team was involved in developing over €200 millions of profitable revenue growth, resulting significant value for all shareholders combined. In addition, within our team we have experience in successfully bringing a company to Amsterdam stock exchange, as well as board level experience in running internationally listed companies.

Albert Marseille

Albert Marseille holds thirty years of entrepreneurial experience in telecoms, software, insurances and FMCG. After an initial career as strategy consultant for Monitor Company, Albert focused on growing companies in which he was both a manager as well as an investor. In various roles Albert owned and divested in total more than eight SME companies. In addition to a role as investor, Albert has extensive experience as Mergers & Acquisition advisor for small and medium sized companies. In his role Albert successfully completed 68 transactions in the last 20 years.

Hans Scholten

Hans Scholten has a life long passion for Marketing, Innovation and Customer-experience. Today his primary focus is helping companies to achieve market-leading positions and realize maximum value creation. As entrepreneur and advisor he has experience in almost all entrepreneurial stages; start-ups, (international) expansion, recovery, and mergers & acquisitions. As co-founder of Task Ventures he has a long track record as advisor in international strategy and business development. Earlier he was founder/ CEO of Matrix Software; Dutch market leader in civil engineering software. He was also founder/CEO of Matrix CRM, recognized by Gartner as one of the top 5 CRM vendors worldwide and acquired by Baan Company NV.

Martin Adler

Martin Adler has a successful track record in engineering, project execution, construction supervision, asset operations, business development and marketing, in a complex worldwide BTB environment across a variety of industries in the Onshore & Offshore Energy, and infrastructure. He worked in all corners of the globe, with considerable time spend in the USA, Europe, Middle East, China and Asia Pacific. As both an executive and non-executive board member he was, and is actively involved in mergers and acquisitions, strategic outlook, business integration, change management, corporate governance, initial public offering, and sales & execution excellence for stock exchange listed, private equity owned, and family owned companies.

Robert van der Plas

Robert van der Plas has over 30 years of entrepreneurial experience in marketing, software and data management. His primary focus throughout his career has been on marketing and insurance related applications. Early in his career Robert started his first company which evolved into the leading Dutch insurance data-management company, MarketScan. After a successful sale of MarketScan to Solera (Nasdaq listed), Robert took the position of CEO Solera for the Benelux organization. Robert is currently part-time CEO of the 4 insurance group holding AWI software and Differ Solutions and on various economics development boards.

Scott Frandsen

Scott Frandsen has an accomplish career as a sales and marketing executive within the US and European software industry. As co-founder and partner of Task Ventures he was responsible for the US-market and successful in building market positions and exits for several European software companies. He worked with IBM for eight years in both the US and Europe, with substantial experience in European sales and distribution channels. In addition, Scott has guided the expansion of a number of smaller software companies into Europe, has lived and worked in Italy, The Netherlands, and The UK, and has traveled extensively in western and eastern Europe. Mr. Frandsen has a master’s degree in engineering and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg school. Within Capital Change Scott is responsible for the US market.

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