Geert is an experienced and respected private equity professional, with an excellent track record in the Belgian market. He started his career in investment banking at BNP Paribas Fortis (then: Generale Bank), as a colleague of Peter Maenhout and Francis Vanderhoydonck. Afterward, he co-founded Buyout Fund (BOF) with Francis. BOF was a closed-end fund focusing on SME buyouts in Belgium, vintage 1999. In 2006, Geert founded Pentahold, an evergreen structure for five families focusing on the same type of investments.
Selected past and current board engagements
Pizza Hut Belgium, Smartphoto group, Kinepolis, O! green, Optimum Sorting