Hans Nieuwenhuis, MSc, is a senior consultant, based in the Netherlands. He brings over 25 years of experience in the environmental consulting field with a focus on environmental due diligence, sustainability, and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). He has particular experience in the private equity industry. Hans has been involved with the CAT Alliance since its inception over 15 years ago, and has advised on numerous national and international transactions, managing and working as part of global project teams.


Office: +31 (0) 570 699 829
Mobile: +31 (0) 6 511 43 742
E-mail: hans.nieuwenhuis@tauw.nl

Selected References

Darling Ingredients International (formerly Vion Ingredients): Tauw and its CAT Alliance partners assisted Vion as the environmental due diligence (EDD) provider for 62 locations worldwide, mapping their soil and groundwater situation and the risks involved

Gilde Buout Partners: Involved in environmental due diligence in connection with the acquisition (delisting) Royal TenCate, a multinational company which develops and produces solutions which are sold worldwide for the protection of people and their working and living environment

AAC Capital: Series of environmental due diligences, first in connection with the acquisition, then the refinancing and finally the exit of Inalfa Roof Systems Group, a worldwide producer of sun roofing systems

AgroMerchants: Involved in a range of combined technical/environmental due diligence processes of cold storage facilities in various European countries

Bencis Capital Partners: Since 2002 involved in over 20 acquisitions and exits by Benelux mid market private equity firm Bencis

Stork: Involved in a major vendor due diligence process of one of its key businesses with sites worlwide

M&G Group: Since 2012 providing sustainability/ESG support to this private equity backed firm with production sites in The Netherlands, Italy, Turkey, USA and Canada

Other clients to whom transaction support has been provided: CapVest; Cartesian Capital Group, CVC; EQT; GIMV; Greif; H2 Equity Partners; IK Invest; Macquarie; PGGM; Remondis; Rothschild; Sita; Yazaki.