Kristof will be responsible for expanding Flexstone’s presence in the secondary market, leveraging the firm’s primary platform and extensive GP relationships, particularly in the global small- and mid-cap market, and building upon the firm’s existing track record. In his role, Kristof will focus on sourcing and executing secondary investment opportunities, conducting due diligence, and managing GP relationships.
David Arcauz, Managing Partner, said: “We’re pleased to add Kristof as a senior investment professional to our expanding team, further reinforcing our secondary capabilities. We continue to see attractive deal flow in the market and the appointment of Kristof will enable us to exploit the opportunities we see in the rapidly evolving secondaries market”.
Prior to joining Flexstone Partners, Kristof had been a member of Adams Street Partners’ secondaries team in London for close to eight years, most recently as a Principal, where he was responsible for sourcing and executing secondary investment opportunities. Kristof started his career in investment banking at Morgan Stanley, advising on M&A and capital market transactions in the Benelux region.
Kristof holds a Master’s in Business Economics (magna cum laude) from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and a Master’s in Financial Management (cum laude) from Vlerick Business School. Kristof is also a CFA Charterholder.
Kristof Van Overloop said: “Flexstone Partners has a great reputation in the mid-cap private equity market and is well-positioned to capitalize on the continued growth of the industry. I am very excited to be joining the team and look forward to executing on Flexstone’s growth ambitions and building out its secondary capabilities globally”.
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Flexstone Partners (“Flexstone”)1, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, is a leading investment solutions provider in private assets with a global reach and local footprints in New York, Paris, Geneva, and Singapore. It specializes in the selection of the best private equity, private debt, real estate, and infrastructure fund managers for investment by Flexstone’s clients. Flexstone manages primary and secondary investments as well as co-investments. Flexstone’s expertise is distinguished by a high flexibility in building customized portfolios that are tailored to the unique needs and constraints of each investor whether institutional or private individual2. Flexstone offers a large range of services, from advising on private assets portfolio construction to the management of fully discretionary separate accounts and funds of funds. Flexstone, with more than 40 professionals, manages $7.6 billion3. It is a majority owned subsidiary of Natixis Investment Managers, one of the largest investment managers worldwide.
Further information: www.flexstonepartners.com
1 Flexstone is the name that collectively identifies Flexstone and its underlying companies.
2 Under certain conditions related to marketing and prospection regulatory requirements specific to each entity.
3 Source: Flexstone Partners at 12/31/2019. Assets under management and advisory made up of commitments for closed-end private placement funds, and sum of Net Asset Value and unfunded commitments otherwise.
Flexstone Partners, SAS – Paris
An affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers
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