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HAL Investments
We are a long-term investment company that is active across the globe from its offices in Rotterdam. Our focus lies on increasing long-term shareholder value for our portfolio companies.35NLRotterdam
  1. About HAL Investments

    We are a long-term investment company that is active across the globe from its offices in Rotterdam. We started our investment activities in 1989, after the sale of the last remaining shipping activities of the Holland Amerika Lijn (previously the Nederlands Amerikaansche Stoomvaart Maatschappij).

    HAL solely invests its own (family) capital, a proposition that allows us to focus on long term value creation without pre-defined exit strategies. Our unique investment strategy has given us the opportunity to add significant long term value to our investments, some of which have been in our portfolio for over 25 years.

    Our commitment to long term value creation has resulted in a versatile portfolio with companies that have leading positions in various industries across the world, including Europe as well as emerging markets such as Latin America, India, Turkey and China. Our portfolio includes large interests in listed companies such as Boskalis, Vopak, SBM Offshore and GrandVision. Furthermore, we have majority interests in leading businesses such as FD Mediagroep (media), Koninklijke Ahrend (office furniture), Atlas (offshore staffing), Coolblue (online retail) and many more.

    All year round we are looking for outstanding academic graduates (top 3%) to strengthen our investment team. HAL Investments offers a challenging and versatile working environment that requires excellent analytical and interpersonal skills. Working at HAL Investments provides you with an unmatched variety in investment opportunities and portfolio companies, a dynamic international context and complex assignments that combine strategy, finance and operations.

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  3. Career Path

    HAL is continuously looking for Associates than can strengthen our investment team. As an Associate you will fulfil a central role in our investment team. You will be involved in the evaluation of investment opportunities, the execution of transactions, monitoring the performance of portfolio companies and assisting portfolio companies on numerous financial and strategic assignments.

    A career as an Associate provides you with an unmatched level of responsibility for starting graduates. Being involved in strategic and financial analysis, working with top management from our portfolio companies, heading due diligence teams and participation in negotiations are only a few examples that illustrate the diversity of our work. Consequently, our Associates experience steep learning curves and significant personal growth that allows them to excel in any field. in addition, we offer our Associates a best-in-class training program that will accelerate your personal growth even further.

    Having worked as an Associate at HAL, you will have excellent career perspectives, either within or outside HAL. Senior Associates and Investment Managers who have continued their careers outside HAL have moved to the management teams of portfolio companies. Others joined leading industry players or continued their career in private equity, strategy consulting of banking.

  4. Recruitment Procedure

    The recruitment procedure at HAL is short but intensive. You will first have an exploratory interview with HR and one of the members of the investment team. This is also a selection interview for participation in one of our exclusive events. After the event participation it is decided whether one gets invited tot the final interviews. Two rounds of case interviews with seniors of our investment team will then follow. In case both rounds are concluded successfully, a job offer is made. In the interviews, we use cases representative for our investment practice, taking both the strategic and financial perspective. We appreciate your thorough preparation and strong motivation.

    Please attach your resume and copies of grade lists of secondary education and university to your application. HAL Investments organizes application days three times a year. For information, please contact Monique Jansen, Recruitment Officer (


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