The Team

The ClubDeal team: dedicated towards your financial goals

TheClubDeal is an investment holding co-investing into SME’s and real estate projects.

It provides facilitation of governance between non-executive shareholders and entrepreneurs.

Its governance structure, including its chart of avoidance of conflict of interests is therefore paramount to the adequate management of the Company.

The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of the Managing Director, the Executive Partners and the Non-Executive Directors as follows, it gathers at least 4 times a year and is managed in line with the governance process applied to its investments.

Geoffroy Boonen – Chairman

 

Baron Hervé de Radiguès de Chennevière – Non-Executive Director

 

Hubert Bonnet – Non-Executive Director

 

Jean-Marc Heynderickx – Non-Executive Director

 

Stéphane Verbeeck– Non-Executive Director


The Advisory Board

The Board of Directors is also supported by an Advisory Board, whose function is of advising the Board on the private equity market trends, it is today composed of the members of the Board of Directors and completed by two additional distinguished advisors

Alfred Bouckaert - Advisor

1946, Alfred is a long standing executive of the financial industry.

He has held and holds several executive and independent board functions for several multinationals and investment funds, in insurance, finance, real estate businesses essentially

 

Marc Speeckaert - Advisor

Marc is a renown figure in the belgian investment ecosystem. He held a series of key executive positions of which the latest was general manager of SOFINA.  


The Executive Team

The Club Deal is supported by a number of experts in Finance and Specialty sectors

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Jean-Marc Legrand - Founder & Managing Director

1968, Jean-Marc is a lawyer (UCL – 92) and a holder of several diplomas in finance, tax and business management.

Jean-Marc has been corporate and investment banker with Bank Brussels Lambert (Brussels, London, Tokyo), ING Barings (Tokyo) from 1992 until 2002 and Manager of Private Banks (ING in Eastern Belgium and Brussels) and UBS in Belgium, from 2002 until 2012.

He has subsequently co-founded FIDE Capital, a conflict of interest-free asset manager in Brussels from 2012 and remains a stakeholder of the conflict of interest-free investment engine which performs over there. He is a member of the board of several companies.

He masters 6 languages: French, English, Dutch, German, Japanese and Italian.

Jean-Marc is a passionate professional whose background is in developing businesses and achieving turn arounds in strategies given wider influences of markets or evolving stakeholder's environment. He has managed smaller and large teams in various cultural environments.

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Frederic Convent - Senior Investment Manager

1963, Frederic Convent is a seasoned global networker more than 25 y experience as VP (Finance & Legal) in high-tech & start-up companies, in charge of their fund raisings and investor relations.

As entrepreneur he has recent success in setting up a strong network of EU continental mobile publishers (premium news groups & e-radio stations) and creating robust partnerships.

Within the Venture Capital and investment community, Frederic is known for his dedication, his drive, and his outgoing personality. These attitudes, coupled with his extensive international professional and Belgian public network enables him to successfully obtain external financing and public grants. Moreover, Frederic is fluent in Dutch, French, and English.

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Jean-Louis Dubrule - Executive Partner

1966, Jean Louis graduated from the European Business School options Marketing and International Strategies with honors. He has also joined a Management program at INSEAD. His expertise, acquired during more than 20 years with Accor, integrates strategic partnerships, the establishment of teams of communications and key account management, multi coordinating international groups ... He also launched several websites including a platform for international hotel bookings.

As General Secretary of the Accor Executive Committee, he actively participated in the management of a CAC 40 company.

• 1989-2009 : Accor Group

• 2009-2011 : VP Sales & Marketing Belambra Holidays clubs leader in France

• Since 2011 : Founder of Pheulouc, Investment & consulting company in Tourism and new products launch

• Since 2014 : Co-Owner & Co-Managing Director of The Crew communication Jean Louis, native from the industrial region “Les hauts de France » benefits from an extensive network of entrepreneurs and successful businessmen.

He speaks French, English and Spanish and is the lucky father of three daughters.

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Nicolas Roberti de Winghe - Executive Partner

1984, Nicolas is master in Business Science (LLN). He speaks fluently French, Dutch, English, Portuguese.

He has been sales and project manager for UBS Belgium and Puilaetco, where he has contributed to the project management of restructurations and other strategic and organizational projects.

Nicolas’ proven track record is in project management, from idea to results. Having evolved in the best multinationals of their sector, he brings a determined skillset in achieving the highest standards of execution.

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Xavier de Villepin - Business & Investment Manager

1987, Xavier de Villepin holds a bachelor degree in civil engineering (EPL - UCL), a master degree in business engineering (LSM - UCL), and followed a master degree in International Management CEMS (Bocconi - Milan). He speaks French, English, Dutch and Italian.

He has about 10 years of experience in investments & private equity, and an extensive track record in management consulting. During 6 years, Xavier helped family offices and investors selecting private market opportunities (equity, debt, real estate and funds). Prior to this, Xavier held positions at Degroof Petercam, The Financial Times and Igneos, a boutique management consulting firm.

He has built a fine record of bringing innovative thinking to number- and fact-driven analysis. He has a strong drive to create insights that matter, helping understand the many impacts of business decisions, and investments.