Strategic Manufacturing Group International
is not your typical investment group.

We offer high level, international experienced people
that have passion for manufacturing and making
companies thrive.
We breathe manufacturing.

That is why our biggest advantage for you is not
so much the financial capital, but the intellectual

Most investment groups can bring you ‘a bag of money’.
Almost no group bring high level strategic
intellect specialized in manufacturing.

By understanding the industry and having over
a decade of experience in various sectors our
intellectual capital will enable your company to
thrive and show increased efficiency.

Tom Deurloo

Tom Deurloo


Tom is a very experienced CEO having worked worldwide in manufacturing.
Proven ability and trackrecord in helping to grow and improve both existing  companies as well as starts ups in various parts of the world. Ability to support companies in all aspects of improving organisation, strategy, sales,  profit, internationalization as well as integration of functions, processes and

Degrees in Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering as well as Business Administration and Economics.

Decades at Akzo Nobel provided a very strong base  in management, business development and leadership. The decades there after are filled with experience worldwide (Europe, China, developing regions) in supporting various manufacturing companies in reaching their goals.

Jos van Unen

Jos van Unen

Strategy Director

Jos is known as a passionate visionairy, leader and teambuilder.
Where most companies have technical expertise, Jos ads value
through commercial strategy and action.

Over 20 years of experience in management, sales and
(marketing / M&A) strategy. Both offline & online experience.
Increasing revenue in (non) orthodox ways, as well as account
management and contract (re) negotiation.

Jos oversees the overall strategy, selects companies to be part
of our beautiful group and is always looking for / working on
creating synergies as well as M&A / IPO strategy.

Jos has an enormous drive to build and create great companies that are focused on healthy growth/efficiency, added value and continuity.

Kwee Tjoe Houw

Kwee Tjoe Houw


Tjoe Houw has got both a financial and technical/industrial background
He holds a Master in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering (Metallurgy).

He started of as project leader and production manager within manufacturing.

After 12 years at ABN bank’s department of Industrial Advice, he gained an extensive background in private equity.
Having been Vice President at AlpInvest, brought a wealth of experience in acquisitions, portfolio management, exit strategies and much more.

  • Deputy Manager ABN AMRO: Department Industrial Advice and Special Credits
  • Vice President Alpinvest
  • Member supervisory board Lovink Industries

His specialities include: Financial analysis, financial (re)structuring combined with technical knowledge, budgeting, business development, business valuation, incorporations of companies, (re)structuring of companies and ownership of companies.

Jaap Meelker


Jaap is  an investor, entrepreneur and senior corporate finance & private equity professional. With over 20 years of experience as private banker ( Van Lanschot ) and being involved with investment groups, Jaap knows the ins and outs of healthy investments and creating maximum return.

He has experience in:

  • corporate finance
  • mergers & acquisitions
  • direct investments (private equity & venture capital)
  • capital raising (debt & equity)
  • strategic & financial business planning
Rosalinde Jansen

Rosalinde Jansen

Office Manager