Proud sponsors

Sponsoring ‘Family businesses'

RSM is the main sponsor of the Chair in Family Business and Business Transfer.

RSM is the assurance, tax and consulting advisor for medium-sized and large companies and family businesses in the national and international market. A familiar face spread over eight locations with over 650 professionals in the Netherlands.

Laura Bles-Temme, Co-managing partner RSM: 'We are proud to sponsor the chair in Family Business and Business Transfer and of the establishment of the RSM-Nyenrode Institute: it prominently highlights the power of knowledge. This enables RSM to satisfy our clients’ wishes and requirements even better. As well as fulfilling our corporate social responsibility. RSM gives its clients and employees excellent opportunities to reinforce and deepen their knowledge and expertise. This collaboration encourages responsible growth, a focus on people, professionalism and even higher quality.’

Wilfred J.O. Castricum - Assurance Partner at RSM
Wilfred J.O. Castricum is an Assurance Partner and has been with RSM since 1988. Since 2000 he has been responsible for clients in the education and non-profit sectors. Mr. Castricum is also the international contact for RSM in the Netherlands. He specializes in providing guidance to private businesses with an international character and is therefore a true asset for our organization. His strength lies in encouraging organizations to communicate more transparently. His client portfolio includes many great real estate businesses, which is valuable for reference and advice.

Laura Bles-Temme - Co-managing partner at RSM
Laura Bles-Temme is Co-managing partner at RSM. She has been with the organization since 1994. She gained administrative experience at the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers. That is why she has a lot of experience with the Dutch Belastingdienst (tax and customs administration) and in guiding audits. She is responsible for the private client desk at RSM, advising family businesses and directors. Stakeholders that are both director and stockholder in their company, all related to corporate and individual income tax, but also in relation to the broader areas of gift and inheritance tax, VAT and payroll tax. She specializes in guiding her clients in financial and fiscal matters, but also on strategic business activities. As well as advising in Horizontal Supervision.

NPM Capital is co-sponsor of the Chair in Family Business and Business Transfer.

Rutger Ruigrok, managing director of NPM Capital: 'For 70 years NPM Capital has been the investment partner for entrepreneurs and management teams from medium to large businesses in the Benelux. We commit to a company for an indefinite period of time. With a method of working that is consequently aligned with the interests of family businesses and their owners. This is also evident from the many long-term investments we have in family businesses. Sponsoring the Nyenrode Chair in Family Business and Business Transfer is therefore a good fit for us and we are pleased to be able to contribute to generating new knowledge for family business owners.'