Klaas de Bruijn | Colliers International | Amsterdam

Klaas de Bruijn

Associate Director Hotels

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Professional Summary

After completing my Bachelor in Business Administration at the Hotel Management School in Maastricht in 2010 I have lived and worked in London for a year. At the time I was responsible for the (pre-)opening of a new catering facility for the Emirares airline. After a year, in 2011 I decided to get back to the university to complete my master studies Finance and Investments at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In 2013 I graduated as a MSc in Finance and Investments  and directly started my career as a M&A consultant at Marktlink Mergers and Acquisitions. At this firm I have worked for 3 years and I've been involved in many transactions most of them in he staffing industry and machine factory industry. In june 2016 I joined the Colliers EMEA hotel team as a Manager Hotel Investments. The last couple of years I was involved in a great number of hotel transactions and consultancy assignments.  


In my time as (Sr.) M&A consultant I was involved in a great number of transactions, among which:

- Partial takeover of Payroll Select Nederland B.V. by ABN Amro Participaties (PE)
- Buy and build in the Payroll industry: acquisition of Zember Payrolling B.V., Prokx Payroll Professionals B.V., Meesterhulp B.V. and Flint Personeelsdiensten B.V.
- Takeover of Flexperfect B.V. by EuroPlanit B.V.
- Takeover of Machinefabriek Bouman B.V. by MKB Fonds (PE)
- Takeover of Dutch Power Company B.V. by ABN Amro Participaties (PE)

In my time  as Manager Hotel Investments at Colliers I was involved many advisory assignment as well as hotel transactions:

- The sale of the Holiday Inn Hotel in Leiden
- The sale of VEN Amsterdam (mix use; 478 key hotel,  50 key extended stay hotel, offices, retail.) 
- The sale of the newly built Yotel in Amsterdam
- The sale of the nr 1 resort in Europe, Castello di Casole
-  The sale of 5 Hampshire Hotels to Fletcher Hotels 
- The sale of a newly build mix-use building (200 key hotel, 66 residential apartments, various retail outlets) to AXA  
-  Operator search and selection for a 200 key hotel at the Rijnhaven in Rotterdam
-  Operator search and selection for a 150 key luxury hotel at de Lage Barakken in Maastricht




BSc Business Administration  at the Hotel Management School in Maastricht
MSc Finance at the VU University in Amsterdam



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Service Lines
Project Management, Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, Capital Markets, Valuations
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