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Our team

Our team is supported by i.a. our inhouse legal department.

Erik Mampaey

Erik Mampaey

Managing Partner - Head Sustainable Cities

Belgium

Erik Mampaey, Managing Partner - Head Sustainable Cities

Erik Mampaey was appointed Head Sustainable Cities as from the start of 2018.

He came to Gimv from ENGIE, where he had the function of Head of Acquisitions, Investments & Financial Advisory (AI&FA) Europe (Business units Benelux, North/East/Central/South Europe, UK/Ireland, Generation). As such, he was responsible for a long range of strategic and financial projects throughout Europe, managing an M&A / financial engineering team focusing on a very broad range of energy and sustainable topics.

Erik Mampaey graduated as Commercial Engineer at the University of Louvain, followed by an Executive Master degree in Corporate Finance at Solvay Brussels School.

Contact

+32 3 290 21 65

Karel Oomsstraat 37
2018 Antwerpen

Belgium

Erik Mampaey
Martijn Bouw

Martijn Bouw

Analyst

the Netherlands

Martijn Bouw, Analyst

Martijn studied Financial Economics and Business Economics at Rotterdam University. After an internship at Gimv and Barclays Investment Bank Martijn joined the Dutch team in January 2018 as Business Analyst.

Contact

+31 70 3 618 614

Berlage-Huis
Groenhovenstraat 2
2596 HT Den Haag

the Netherlands

Martijn Bouw
Nicolas De Bruyne

Nicolas De Bruyne

Analyst

Belgium

Nicolas De Bruyne, Analyst

Nicolas joined Gimv in March 2017 as multiplatform analyst in Antwerp. He previously worked at ING Corporate Finance in Belgium and New York, where he was active on several buy and sell mandates, mainly within retail and IT.

Nicolas studied Business Engineering at University of Ghent and attained a Master in Financial Management at Vlerick Business School. He also passed level 1 and 2 of the CFA curriculum. 

Contact

+32 3 290 21 27

Karel Oomsstraat 37
2018 Antwerpen

Belgium

Nicolas De Bruyne
Els De Cock

Els De Cock

Business Controller

Belgium

Els De Cock, Business Controller

Els De Cock joined Gimv in 2004. Before, she worked as a Financial Analyst, first for Nasdaq Europe, later for Belron International (Carglass).

Els De Cock holds a Master’s degree in Applied Economics from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) and a Master in Finance from the Graduate Business School of Leuven.

 

Contact

+32 3 290 21 21

Karel Oomsstraat 37
2018 Antwerpen

Belgium

Els De Cock
Nicolas de Saint Laon

Nicolas de Saint Laon

Partner

France

Nicolas de Saint Laon, Partner

Nicolas de Saint Laon joined Gimv’s Sustainable Cities team in 2017. Previously, he was Managing Director and Deputy Head of the leveraged finance team at Societe Generale CIB in Paris. He arranged more than 25 deals as Mandated Lead Arranger and Bookrunner for LBO transactions in various industries and sizes since 2005. He also led the monitoring of 15 small and mid-cap portfolio companies.

Prior to joining SG CIB, Nicolas spent 4 years  withing Astorg Partners, a leading mid-market French private equity firm, where he completed transactions in BtC, healthcare and automotive.

Nicolas started his career at Arthur Andersen in Transaction Services, where he executed during 3 years numerous missions in audit, due diligence, business plans development and financial diagnosis of underperforming companies for corporates and private equity firms.

Nicolas graduated from Neoma - formerly ESC Rouen.

Contact

83, rue Lauriston
75116 Paris

France

Nicolas de Saint Laon
Maxence Kasper

Maxence Kasper

Principal

France

Maxence Kasper, Principal

Maxence Kasper joined Gimv in 2017. Maxence was previously Vice President within the Mid & Large Cap division of Bpifrance (formerly known as the Fonds Stratégique d’Investissement), which he joined in 2011. He closed several transactions within the Transport, Building and Chemistry spaces. Before joining Bpifrance, Maxence was an M&A analyst at Lazard in Paris between 2009 and 2011.

He graduated from Sciences Po Paris.

Contact

+ 33 1 58 36 45 92

83, rue Lauriston
75116 Paris

France

Maxence Kasper
Guy Mampaey

Guy Mampaey

Partner

Belgium

Guy Mampaey, Partner

Guy Mampaey has worked at Gimv since 1981. He focuses on larger buyout transactions and on the relations with various European buyout funds in which Gimv is participating.

He is a member of the board of directors of various companies, including VCST and EBT. He is also member of several Advisory Committees of international funds.

Guy Mampaey holds a degree in Applied Economics from the University of Antwerp (Belgium).

 

Contact

+32 3 290 21 10

Karel Oomsstraat 37
2018 Antwerpen

Belgium

Guy Mampaey
Ruben Monballieu

Ruben Monballieu

Principal

Belgium

Ruben Monballieu, Principal

Ruben Monballieu joined the Gimv Sustainable Cities team as a Principal in 2016.

Prior to joining Gimv, Ruben was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company, where he advised multinationals in various industries on strategy, M&A and commercial topics.

Ruben holds a Master in Applied Economics from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) as well as an MBA from INSEAD.

Contact

+32 3 290 21 20

Karel Oomsstraat 37
2018 Antwerpen

Belgium

Ruben Monballieu
Arnaud Persyn

Arnaud Persyn

Associate

Belgium

Arnaud Persyn, Associate

Arnaud Persyn joined Gimv in 2013 as an analyst for the Sustainable Cities and Smart Industries platforms, since 2015 he fully focuses on Sustainable Cities as an associate.

He was involved in the initial and follow-on investments in Acceo Group, Brakel Group, Incendin (EcoChem International) and Sureca (Contraload). Arnaud actively supports these companies in his role as board observer.

Prior to joining Gimv he gained experience in private equity within 3i Group (Amsterdam) and The Riverside Company (Brussels).

Arnaud graduated as Business Engineer from the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, with a specialization in green management.

Contact

+32 3 290 21 40

Karel Oomsstraat 37
2018 Antwerpen

Belgium

Arnaud Persyn
Rombout Poos

Rombout Poos

Principal

the Netherlands

Rombout Poos, Principal

From 1991 through 2000, Rombout Poos worked for the international auditing firm Deloitte. He studied at Royal NIVRA / University Nyenrode (the Netherlands) and graduated as certified public accountant.

Contact

+31 70 3 618 607

Berlage-Huis
Groenhovenstraat 2
2596 HT Den Haag

the Netherlands

Rombout Poos
François-Xavier Rico

François-Xavier Rico

Analyst

France

François-Xavier Rico, Analyst

François-Xavier Rico joined Gimv in 2017 as a multiplatform analyst in Paris. Prior to joining Gimv, he worked as an intern in M&A at Groupe Crédit Agricole and in Private Equity at Qualium Investissement.

François-Xavier graduated with a master in Corporate Finance and Financial Engineering (225) from Paris-Dauphine University.

Contact

+33 1 58 36 45 72

83, rue Lauriston
75116 Paris

France

François-Xavier Rico
Martin Scheffler

Martin Scheffler

Associate

Germany

Martin Scheffler, Associate

Martin joined Gimv in September 2015 and works as a generalist across our four platforms. Since then he was involved in the investment in Breath Therapeutics and the acquisition of WEMAS Absperrtechnik.
During his studies, he gained experience at Adcuram Group, Baader Bank and Premier Marketing Group working in Private Equity, Equity Capital Markets and Project Management.
Martin graduated in Business Administration from Fresenius University in Munich and earned a MSc in Finance and Management from Cranfield School of Management.

Contact

+49 89 4423 275 15

Promenadeplatz 12
80333 München

Germany

Martin Scheffler
Roland Veldhuijzen van Zanten

Roland Veldhuijzen van Zanten

Associate

the Netherlands

Roland Veldhuijzen van Zanten, Associate

Roland Veldhuijzen van Zanten joined Gimv as a multiplatform associate in 2017, based in The Hague.

Prior to joining Gimv, Roland worked at Credit Suisse as a member of the EMEA Consumer & Retail team in London, where he advised on M&A, IPO and financing transactions. Prior to Credit Suisse, Roland completed internships at Heineken (Congo) and Air France KLM (Argentina).

Roland holds a MSc. in Financial Economics from the Erasmus School of Economics (Rotterdam) and a BSc. in International Business Administration from the VU University (Amsterdam) in the Netherlands.

Contact

+31 70 3 618 604

Berlage-Huis
Groenhovenstraat 2
2596 HT Den Haag

the Netherlands

Roland Veldhuijzen van Zanten
Maximilian von den Hoff

Maximilian von den Hoff

Analyst

Germany

Maximilian von den Hoff, Analyst

Maximilian von den Hoff joined Gimv in 2017 as a multiplatform analyst.

Prior to joining Gimv, Maximilian gained experience as an analyst in the investment banking division at Morgan Stanley, where he worked in the German coverage team and was based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. During this time, he was involved in various sell-side and capital market transactions across different sectors.

Maximilian holds a MSc. in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and a BSc. in General Management from EBS University of Business and Law (Oestrich-Winkel) in Germany.

Contact

+49 89 44 23 275 20

Promenadeplatz 12
80333 München

Germany

Maximilian von den Hoff