Originally from The Netherlands, Wim has built up a broad range of experience, having owned, run, bought and sold his own profitable businesses, including a hugely successful Small Goods Manufacturing & Retail business, which grew to generate substantial sales revenue and employ over 36 staff in both New Zealand and South Africa.
Over the last 35 years, he has accumulated a wealth of business experience and knowledge, which has secured his position as a top-performing broker in the LINK Australia team, being awarded AU Top Broker of the Year for 2017 and 2022. He is able to support his clients through his ability to understand the pressures – and rewards – of business ownership. He is therefore well qualified to analyse business information and understand the sensitivities of the business, which then allows him to maximise the potential of a business under new ownership. Wim specialises in sales, mergers and acquisitions ranging from $1,000,000 to $20,000,000, particularly in the manufacturing, distribution, engineering, retail and service industries.
Wim’s honesty, integrity and superior negotiation skills have helped many business owners. His vast business knowledge and wide networks bring better results for you the customer.
He is also a keen golfer and family man and loves to cook & entertain.
“Wim and his team were brilliant. They sold my business in an amazing quick period of time, I found LINK great to work with, they were open and honest and their experience in dealing with buyers was excellent. Their long reach in getting my business out there on all their websites contributed to a quick sale.I would not hesitate to recommend LINK Business Brokers. Thanks for the great service !”
Jon – Seller
“Finding the right business broker to trust is a very important step when you've decided to sell your business. I am so grateful to have found Wim at LINK. Wim is extremely knowledgeable and experienced and is with you every step of the way, from marketing to Contract to settlement. Wim was always contactable and available to answer any question or discuss any aspect of the transaction throughout the whole process. Thank you, Wim and the team at LINK for all your assistance in the sale of my business. I highly recommend Wim if you are looking for an honest, reliable, experienced business broker.”
Danielle – Seller
“Wim achieved a result where other brokers said it was a difficult sale and were reluctant to try. Through perseverance, Wim achieved the sale with a good outcome for us the sellers and we believe the buyer also. Very happy with the outcome.”
Robert – Seller
“I am very pleased with the purchase of my business through Wim and his team at LINK Business Brokers Sunshine Coast. They were fast, efficient, professional at all times and great to work with. I would highly recommend them to anyone who is looking to purchase or sell a business.”
Jarrett – Buyer
"Wim and the team were fantastic with helping us find the right buyer for our business."
Amanda – Seller
"Thank you Wim for assisting with the sale of my business. Wim was very professional, honest and prompt from start to finish and made the process very easy for me."
Didi – Seller
“We had LINK Business list and sell our business. Wim and the team were great and achieved an excellent result for us.”
Peter – Seller
"Wim and the LINK team were great, they made the process very easy for both the buyer and seller. I highly recommend their service."
Liam – Buyer