Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has announced that Wouter Snoeijers has joined the Firm as a Managing Director, responsible for establishing and managing its Netherlands office.

Mr. Snoeijers will lead the firm’s origination and investing efforts in the Netherlands and throughout continental Europe. He will focus on Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Europe, L.P., a newly-established investment fund that is dedicated to continental Europe.

“We are very excited to welcome Wouter to our firm,” said Lauren B. Leichtman, co-founder and CEO of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners.

Ms. Leichtman added, “His relationships and experience throughout Europe will be very valuable as we continue to expand our platform and I have no doubt that he’ll be a critical part of our continued success.”

Mr. Snoeijers joined Levine Leichtman Capital Partners in January, 2015 and is a member of the firm’s deal origination group. He participates in the origination of investment opportunities, investment due diligence and portfolio management, with a focus on continental Europe. 

Prior to joining LLCP, Snoeijers was a director at PGGM, one of Europe’s largest institutional investors. He helped manage a EUR 2bn per-annum private equity investment program and served on the Private Equity Investment Committee. 

Prior to that, Mr. Snoeijers spent seven years at Permira, a European private equity investor, in various roles, including coverage of the Netherlands and Belgium. 

Mr. Snoeijers began his career at J.P. Morgan in London, where he spent four years working in the Benelux M&A team. He is a graduate of Delft University of Technology with a M.Sc. in Applied Physics.

The new LLCP office is located at Anna van Buerenplein 41, 2595 DA Den Haag, The Netherlands.