The Idea-Driven Equities Analyses company (the IDEA!
) is an employee-owned independent research provider with a clear focus on the Netherlands and listed Dutch companies in particular.
The company was founded in the summer of 2007 by Henk Slotboom
and Maarten Verbeek
, who combine almost 50 years of experience in the investment industry in both research and sales. It is based in Cothen, right in the centre of the Netherlands.
The IDEA! differentiates itself from the traditional players by adding value through unique idea-driven and bespoke research instead of focusing on maintenance products.
Its products and services are tailored to the needs of investment professionals looking for independent analyses, local expertise or a credible sparring partner when making their investment decisions. These services are based upon exclusive arrangements with each individual client.
The company offers its clients the flexibility to choose from multiple compensation models (e.g., subscriptions, hourly fees, CSAs, a pay-as-you-go model, etc.).
is not active in corporate finance or any other activities that could potentially interfere with its unbiased views.
For further information we refer to our company presentation
under the downloads