Koen Gulen

  • Koen Gulen

    Koen Gulen

    Managing Partner

    Koen has over 15 years of experience in international business and finance with a focus on the tech and media space. Prior to joining Park 56, Koen was a member of the executive team at Springer Nature, a leading international professional media company with €1.5bn+ revenue and 9,000+ staff, where he was responsible for financial planning and analysis across the group. In this role, in addition to gaining a wealth of knowledge on the economics of tech and media businesses, Koen managed various private equity exits, prepared a large transformative merger and was involved in many M&A deals. After Springer Nature, Koen worked as Director of M&A and Post-Merger Integration at Brill, a publicly listed science publisher.

    Koen is a highly analytical quick thinker who combines creative strategic thinking with rock-solid financial acumen. Koen has a keen eye for detail and enjoys cutting through financial complexity. In M&A processes, armed with his industry experience and deal expertise, Koen quickly zooms in on the key strategic and financial aspects of the business and remains focused from start to finish to ensure the best result is achieved for the client.

    Koen enjoys skiing, running and a nice dinner with friends and family.

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