After obtaining a Masters degree in Business Economics at the Free University of Amsterdam, Peter was working as a Phd-student in the department of Finance and Investments of the Tinbergen Institute. Following this, Peter continued his career in various positions in the financial industry. His professional experiences includes positions at Van Meer James Capel (Corporate Finance), Delta Lloyd Bank (Private Banking, Investment Analyst), Banque Paribas Netherlands and Theodoor Gilissen Bankiers (Investment Strategist). Peter then joined as partner/investment strategist at Wealth Management Partners. From this last position he was asked to act as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for a renowned international Single Family Office in Antwerp/Brussels (AtlasInvest). In his capacity of founder of Quant-Capital Partners and Assetgrip – Dedicated Family Office Software, Peter successfully guided a second family in establishing its internal asset management/family office organization.
In Tonko Gast, Peter found a like-minded partner who shared the deeply rooted ambition to demystify assumed financial complexity, using proprietary software to make this complexity transparent.
In addition to his Masters degree in business economics, Peter holds a VBA degree (cum laude).
After obtaining his Masters degree in Economics from the University of Groningen, Tonko started his career in the financial industry as a Quantitative Fixed Income Analyst at SNS Asset Management. Tonko then joined ABN AMRO, where he held the position of senior portfolio manager asset backed securities. In 2003 Tonko founded Dynamic Credit Partners in New York with his former business partner (James Finkel). Tonko served as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and was responsible for the overall investment process. In 2008, Tonko returned to Amsterdam to shape the activities of Dynamic Credit in Europe. Meanwhile Tonko expanded Dynamic Credit into a highly successful investment boutique, specializing in less liquid bonds, structured credit, corporate credits and direct loan pools. In order to make complexity transparent, Tonko used internally developed proprietary software, which is also offered to external parties as a service. In this approach Tonko found in Peter Nethe a natural partner.
Tonko acted as Advisor to the Board of De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF), in a range of topics, including the valuation of the ING’s Alt-A mortgage portfolio.
In addition to his Masters Degree in Economics, Tonko attended various courses, including Financial Engineering at the University of Amsterdam and Credit Risk Modeling at Stanford Business School.