Ivar started his career at Fortis investments in Amsterdam, servicing private client portfolios in bonds and equities. He then switched to Delta Lloyd Bank, to oversee the sales trading business in European equities serving Tier-1 clients from London, New York and Frankfurt. In 1999 he joined Eureffect to become partner and overlooking the professional clients business, with a focus on Tech, Media and Telco. After running this business for 5 years he was made co-responsible for the highly successful hedge fund business within the company. Overlooking up to a 100 mln in assets and growing, he decided to start his own business and founded Tay Capital. The company is running a portfolio in equities and focuses on life science, M&A and deep value investment strategies.
Ivar holds a B.Sc. in Economics and obtained a RBA Title on the Amsterdam University, a post graduate education equivalent to the the American CFA title.