NL financial investments

What we do

NLFI’s prime mandate is exercising the shareholder rights in ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and de Volksbank N.V.

The establishment of NLFI was the result of a parliamentary resolution to ensure a commercial, non-political governance of financial institutions, and a transparent separation of interests. The authority of the Minister of Finance has been laid down in the enabling act (Wet stichting administratiekantoor beheer financiële instellingen) and NLFI’s articles of association.

Furthermore administrative conditions and a supervisory arrangement (only in Dutch) have been set.

Privatisation will be decided on by the Minister of Finance. NLFI will submit such divestment proposals and later prepare and execute the transactions.

Previously NLFI was amongst others also shareholder of ASR Nederland N.V. The privatisation of this company has been completed.


As of 26 January 2023, the board of NLFI consists of three members, Wim van den Goorbergh (chairman), Diana van Everdingen and Bernard ter Haar.

Diana van Everdingen

Diana van Everdingen (1957) worked as a solicitor at the law firm Stibbe for 22 years, of which 15 years as partner, specialized in M&A and ECM transactions. Subsequently, she was vice chair of the supervisory board of the AFM for 8 years. Furthermore, she fulfills a number of board and supervisory positions in the cultural sector and postgraduate education.

Wim van den Goorbergh

Wim van den Goorbergh (1948) has an economic background. Until 2002 he was CFO and vice president of the board of Rabobank. After that he held various board positions, amongst others as member of the supervisory board of BNG Bank and NIBC Bank.

Bernard ter Haar

Bernard ter Haar (1955) is physicist and economist. For thirty years he worked at the central government of the Netherlands, amongst others at the Ministry of Finance as Director Financial Markets and at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment as Director-General Social Security and Integration. He still fulfils temporary assignments for the government and holds various board positions.

Managing director

Rens Bröcheler

Rens Bröcheler is heading the daily operations of NLFI. Rens worked with Generale Bank and ABN AMRO before joining the Ministry of Finance in 1999. As Head of Cash Management he was responsible for the successful implementation of new, centralised treasury system. During the financial crisis, when he was Head of Participations (since 2006) and Project Director for Financial Institutions (since 2009), Rens was closely involved with the takeover of Dutch Fortis entities and the recapitalisation of AEGON, SNR Reaal and ING Group. Rens obtained a master’s degree in business economics from Maastricht University and attended a treasury program in Amsterdam.​

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