Based in Amsterdam, Suzanne van der Erve is a member of Spencer Stuart’s Financial Officer, Private Equity and Professional & IT Services practices. She brings 15 years’ experience with an international professional services firm, where she focused on corporate finance and advisory services. Suzanne has advised on numerous mergers, acquisition and private equity transactions across a range of sectors.

Global professional services and M&A experience

  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Suzanne was an associate director at KPMG Corporate Finance in the Netherlands, where she provided merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory services with an emphasis on the technology, media and telecommunications sectors. She also focused on the origination and execution of M&A transactions in the mid-market and owner-managed business segments.
  • Previously, Suzanne worked in the London office at KPMG Corporate Finance, where she advised on UK-based deals, including public-to-private transactions, Rule 3 adviser roles under the Takeover Code and management buy-outs.
  • Suzanne began her career as an associate for KPMG Corporate Finance in Amsterdam, providing M&A advisory services and conducting valuations for a wide array of sectors for both trade players and private equity.

Suzanne received her master's degree in business economics from Maastricht University in the Netherlands after receiving her undergraduate degree with honours from Canisius College. She also studied at Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis in France. A native Dutch speaker, Suzanne speaks fluent English and basic French.

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