Who is Joep van den Nieuwenhuyzen?
He is a Dutch investor. In the 1980’s he bought bankrupt companies and turned them around to profitability. He was married to Carlita van der Valk. He has 2 sons (Bob and Bas).
In 1985 he acquired the Royal Begemann Group. The Begemann group grew within a few years into a company with 140 subsidiaries with a value of 1.35 billion dollars.
Van den Nieuwenhuyzen was accused of insider trading. In 2006 he was convicted of fraud. In 2020 he was ordered by a Dutch court to pay $ 15 million to the Dutch authorities. The prosecutor had claimed $ 110 million.
His net worth was reported at $ 100 million.