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Hans Vanoorbeek

Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise

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Hans Vanoorbeek is managing partner and co-founder of BV Capital Partners since mid 2003. He is also a Director at Aquasourca SA in Luxembourg where he is responsible for their international investments. He is also a senior adviser of Chequer’s Capital, a French private equity firm. He is currently a major shareholder and chairman of the board of Matco NV, Teconex SA and Skulflex AB.

Prior he was active in London in private equity. He was a partner at BC Partners, one of Europe's leading private equity firms between 2000 and 2003 and an Associate Director at Industri Kapital between 1996 and 2000. He was a board member of Pieters Visbedrijf NV (B), Continental Bakeries BV (NL), Fortex NV (NL), Laho Equipment SA (F) and Polyconcept SA (F).

Hans holds an MBA from Harvard University and he possesses a masters degree in Applied Economics (Universite Catholique de Louvain) (magna cum laude) and a masters degree in Law (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) (cum laude). He also has a bachelor’s in philosophy (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) (cum laude).