Kempen Capital Management, a Dutch asset management firm, has set up a new office in Paris to strengthen and develop its presence in Europe outside the Netherlands.

The new office will further enhance its foothold in France where it already a strong portfolio of institutional clients including some mandates from the FRR.

The firm said that Vuk Srdanovic, who has been its international business development manager for the French market since 2011, will now be responsible for to further distribute its offering and expand its activities in France.

Commenting on the launch, Srdanovic said: “In the past years French institutional investors have shown a strong interest in our niche investment strategies, such as European small caps including sustainable strategies, high dividend equity, real estate and credits. The opening of the Paris office aims to develop our relationship with existing clients, to attract a broader spectrum of investors as well as to confirm our commitment to the French market.”

Kempen chief investment officer Lars Dijkstra added: “France has been a key market for Kempen for many years. With offices in Amsterdam, London, Edinburgh, and now Paris, we are well-positioned to fulfill the growing needs of our customers in these jurisdictions.”

The newly launched office will be located at 28 Cours Albert 1er, 75008 Paris.