Capital Group makes senior hire for Nordic team

Dutch manager NN IP, which has been acquired by Goldman Sachs, loses person responsible for Nordic investor coverage to one of the world’s largest managers.

Jaap Kraan leaves NN IP for Capital Group | Photo: PR / Linkedin

Jaap Kraan, Dutch asset manager NN IP’s managing director of Netherlands and the Nordics, is leaving to join Los Angeles-based Capital Group, one of the world’s largest asset managers.

He will join the US firm on the country’s independence day, July 4, according to a post he wrote on his Linkedin profile.

In the statement, Kraan writes that he is long-time admirer of Capital Group and is fascinated by its ”distinctive and successful long-term investment approach.”

”In my new role, I will continue to interact with and serve Nordic investors, and I will also pick up the coverage of Dutch investors. Professionally I can’t think of anything better than this. I also look forward to start working together with my new colleagues, and in particular with my new best friends Feike Goudsmit & Thomas van Onna, CFA to continue building the business and servicing Capital Group’s clients.”

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