Who We Are

Ownership Capital is a fundamental, long-term equity investment manager that combines fundamental company analysis with ESG integration and active engagement to achieve superior returns. The strategy was founded in 2008 by CIO Alex van der Velden as an in-house portfolio within the Dutch pension fund PGGM, and in 2013 spun-out to provide its investment services to other pension funds, foundations, and endowments around the world. The firm’s mission is to invest on a multi-decade time horizon and provide sustainable returns that allow its long-term clients to comfortably meet their long-term obligations.