Who we are

Team

We know the game.

Meet our team.

HCF’s team includes broad expertise: business valuers, chartered accountants, experienced M&A advisers, all with entrepreneurial backgrounds.

Arjen Paardekooper

Arjen Paardekooper

founder

Arjen Paardekooper has a background in M&A practice as an attorney and he has a solid track record in advising entrepreneurs in the purchase or sale of their businesses. National and international. Arjen is a born dealmaker and entrepreneur.

Max Ferguson

Partner

Max Ferguson is an experienced M&A professional and Chartered Accountant. Before Hunt Corporate Finance, Max spent two years as an investment associate at a mid-market private equity fund, where he was involved in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, and four years at one of the ‘Big Four’ firms.

Maurice Blank

Maurice Blank

senior associate director

Maurice Blank joins Hunt Corporate Finance as Senior Associate Director. Maurice has solid financial knowledge as a foundation and is an experienced (international) entrepreneur, dealmaker and project manager.

Thomas Butt

Thomas Butt

associate director

Thomas Butt holds the position of Associate Director. He grew up in the United Kingdom and completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Amsterdam. Prior to working at HCF, Thomas worked for one of the “Big Four” firms in Deal Advisory and oversaw numerous acquisitions in the healthcare industry at Mediq.

Tobias Korving

Tobias Korving

Analyst

Tobias Korving is involved at Hunt Corporate Finance as an Analyst. A role that suits him perfectly given his experience in business administration, accountancy and corporate finance. His background combined with his analytical skills makes Tobias an important link within the team.

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Kees Abrahams

Special Adviser

Kees Abrahams has been involved with Hunt Corporate Finance since early 2023. He is a highly experienced executive and entrepreneur in media, technology and telecom and has a wealth of experience in strategy and mergers & acquisitions, including in his role as CEO of 2waytraffic and in his role as President International Production at Sony Pictures.

Arjen Paardekooper

Arjen Paardekooper

founder

Arjen Paardekooper has a background in M&A practice as an attorney and he has a solid track record in advising entrepreneurs in the purchase or sale of their businesses. National and international. A born dealmaker, who intelligently couples his business talent and his knowledge and experience from law practice and his supervisory positions at investment funds with his large network. In addition to this he is an entrepreneur with a number of start-ups to his name. His strength and added value are in the valuation of companies, finding a suitable buyer or acquisition candidate, the buyout of shareholders and the selection of advisors such as accountants and lawyers. In each of the more than 300 transactions in which he has been involved since 2010, he has been able to secure the best terms and price for the client.

Max Ferguson

Max Ferguson

Partner

Max is an experienced M&A professional and Chartered Accountant. Before Hunt Corporate Finance, Max spent two years as an investment associate at a mid-market private equity fund, where he was involved in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, as well as debt financing and portfolio management. Before that, he spent four years at one of the “Big Four” firms where he worked in deal advisory.

Maurice Blank

senior associate director

Maurice Blank is a Senior Associate Director at Hunt Corporate Finance. Maurice has solid financial knowledge as a foundation and is an experienced (international) entrepreneur, dealmaker and project manager. He also earned his degree in business administration. His experience has been with a variety of deals in different industries.

Thomas Butt

associate director

Thomas Butt holds the position of Associate Director. He grew up in the United Kingdom and completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Amsterdam. Prior to working at Hunt Corporate Finance, Thomas worked for one of the “Big Four” firms in Deal Advisory and oversaw numerous acquisitions in the healthcare industry at Mediq.

Tobias Korving

analyst

Tobias Korving is involved with Hunt Corporate Finance as Analyst. A role that fits him perfectly given his experience in business administration, accounting and finance. His background combined with his analytical ability makes Tobias an important link within the team.

Kees Abrahams

Kees Abrahams

SPECIAL ADVISOR​

Kees Abrahams has been involved with Hunt Corporate Finance since early 2023. He is a highly experienced executive and entrepreneur in media, technology and telecom and has a wealth of experience in strategy and mergers & acquisitions, including in his role as CEO of 2waytraffic and in his role as President International Production at Sony Pictures.