Amsterdam, 5 March 2020 – With the arrival of Guido van den Brande and Peter Toutenhoofd, the Corporate & Institutional Banking team of BNP Paribas the Netherlands has been further strengthened. Guido van den Brande will become Co-Head Corporate Client Group the Netherlands on the first of April and Peter Toutenhoofd started as Head of Advisory the Netherlands on February the first.
Geert Lippens, CEO BNP Paribas the Netherlands: “Guido and Peter bring a lot of experience, a large network and will strengthen our offering as a major European player with a global platform. This will enable BNP Paribas to serve our clients on increasingly complex issues. In Europe, we have a leading position as a Corporate & Institutional Bank. We now want to actively expand this position. In addition to traditional Corporate Banking, where we are very strong in areas such as Financing, Trade Finance and Cash Management, our objective is to work more often with our clients on the strategic issues surrounding their business. I am looking forward to working with Guido and Peter to take advantage of the growth opportunities that the Dutch market offers.”
Guido van den Brande previously worked as Head of Corporate Clients RBS and in recent years as Managing Director Head of Coverage at HSBC. Peter Toutenhoofd comes over from Rabobank where he was Managing Director within the M&A team for the past 6 years. Both have over 25 years of Investment Banking and Corporate Finance experience.
Peter Toutenhoofd, Head of Advisory Nederland:“BNP Paribas occupies a special position in the Dutch market, with its Dutch roots dating back to 1863. Unlocking BNP Paribas’ global knowledge, expertise and opportunities for our Dutch clients is a challenge that I am happy to take up.”
Guido will lead the Corporate Client Group together with Matijn van Went as Co-Head. Matijn will focus specifically on Flow Banking, while Guido will focus on Strategic Dialogue.
Guido van den Brande, Co-Head Corporate Client Group Nederland: “I am happy to seize the opportunity with Matijn and our clients to realise the specific solutions for the complex assignments our clients are facing. With BNP Paribas’s strength, ambition and quality, we are well positioned to find those solutions and expand our market share in the Netherlands.”