TowerBrook adds three principals to team

TowerBrook Capital Partners has named Walter Weil and Ron van Loo as senior principals and Jeroen Bischops as a principal. Weil has joined the New York office while van Loo and Bischops have joined the London office.

PRESS RELEASE

14 March, 2017 – TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P. (“TowerBrook”), a London and New York-based investment firm, is pleased to announce the appointments of three new principals in its London and New York offices. Walter Weil has joined as a Senior Principal in the New York office, Ron van Loo will join as Senior Principal in the portfolio group in London, whilst Jeroen Bischops has joined as a Principal in the London office.

The appointments follow an active start to the year, with the successful IPO of J.Jill on the New York Stock Exchange earlier this month and three new investments from TowerBrook’s Structured Opportunities fund, bringing to ten the total number of invested deals since the fund’s inception a year ago.

Ramez Sousou, founder and Co-CEO of TowerBrook, said: “We are delighted to welcome our new Principals to the firm. At the heart of TowerBrook’s business model is performance improvement of our portfolio companies and Ron’s experience will be of great value in our portfolio group.”

Neal Moszkowski, founder and Co-CEO of TowerBrook, said: “These are important new hires as we continue to build the strength and depth of our teams. As we continue to identify new growth opportunities, Jeroen and Walter’s extensive experience will benefit us greatly.”

About TowerBrook Capital Partners
TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P. is an investment management firm in excess of $7 billion assets under management and a track record of creating value for investors. The firm is based in Europe and the USA and focuses on making investments in European and North American companies. TowerBrook primarily pursues control-oriented investments in large and middle market companies, partnering with highly capable management teams and seeking situations characterised by complexity.

Walter Weil is a skilled investment professional with over 10 years of experience in the investment banking sector. Most recently, Walter was a Consultant for The Blackstone Group in its Tactical Opportunities Fund and Special Situations Hedge Fund Unit, with a focus on distressed securities. Prior to this role, Walter spent six years at Morgan Stanley Inc., where roles included Head of Consumer ABS Trading and Vice President of Securitized Product Sales

Ron Van Loo has extensive experience in operational improvement and supply chain management. Most recently, Ron was a Director in the Enterprise Improvement team at Alix Partners, delivering operational efficiencies to clients across a range of sectors. Prior to his time at Alix Partners, Ron was an Associate Director in the Operational Transaction Services team at EY. Previously to EY Ron spent 12 years at Michelin in a range of roles including Industrial Projects Manager and Upstream Supply Chain Director.

Jeroen Bischops brings more than 10 years of experience in European financial investments across a range of sub-sectors, particularly European Insurance. Most recently, he was a Long-Short Equity Analyst at Balyasny Asset Management, covering European investment activities in the Global Financial Institutions Portfolio. Prior to joining Balyasny, Jeroen was a Vice-President at Morgan Stanley in New York and London, where he worked on a range of transactions including the $10 billion acquisition of RSA Insurance Group by Zurich Insurance Group.