Jan joined Bregal Private Equity Partners in 2004 from Henderson Private Capital, the private equity division of Henderson Global Investors, where he was the head of the global private equity fund of funds business since 2000.
Prior to joining Henderson, Jan was a private equity specialist for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Washington D.C. and was involved in managing a US $1bn emerging markets private equity fund of funds program. Before IFC, Jan was a senior investment officer for FMO in the Netherlands, where he co-founded the private equity group which was involved in direct and fund investments. Jan began his career as investment manager for Credit Lyonnais in their International Capital Markets Group.
Jan has a Masters in Management Science and Industrial Engineering from the University of Technology in Eindhoven.
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We invest into private equity partnerships worldwide backed by long-term capital, provided by a family of Dutch philanthropic entrepreneurs who have been in business for nearly two centuries.
We are investors, not asset allocators, identifying opportunities that are best positioned to deliver alpha in a crowded market.