NETHERLANDS – Diderik van Buuren, the former managing director of UAM Investment Services’ Dutch office before its recent closure, has joined Amsterdam based manager-of-managers firm VermoegensGroep as a partner with responsibility for institutional business development.

The group, which focuses on research driven portfolio management using external managers and funds, recently established a joint venture with US investment manager SEI to ensure implementation of the latest investment processing technologies.

As well as being registered with regulatory authorities including the STE, DNB and DSI, VermoegensGroep is also ISO and GIPS compliant.