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Office Ghent

Congreslaan 21
9000 Ghent

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Avenue du Congo 7
1000 Brussels

T +32 9 245 17 00
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VAT: BE0455.903.463

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Danny Vannevel

Partner

Danny obtained a master’s degree in Financial Management from Vlerick Business School. In 1985 he started his professional career at GIMV as an Investment Analyst, after which he joined Fiduciary Moores Rowland in 1990 as a Consultant. In 1998 he was active at Deloitte, within the Corporate Finance Department, as Director. Danny has been active within VDP since 2000, where he has been active as a Partner since 2002.

Inge Demuynck

Partner

Inge obtained a PhD in law from the Faculty of Law of Ghent University (UGent). She was responsible for various teaching assignments in company law, contract law and consumer law.

Inge has been active within VDP since 1999, combining her part-time academic assignments with a legal advisory position within the office. Inge has been active full-time within VDP as a Partner since 2002

Stijn de Vreeze

Partner

Stijn obtained an MSc in Business Economics - Accountancy & Finance at EHSAL Management School. In 1999 he started his professional career at De Belegger as a Financial Analyst, a subsidiary of De Tijd. He was responsible for analyses of the financial markets with regard to investment decisions.

In 2005 Stijn made the move to EY within the Corporate Finance Department. Here he was involved in several mid-market transactions for both private and public companies with an international scope. Stijn has been active within VDP since 2007, and since 2015 as a Partner.

Laurent Linkens

Partner

Laurent obtained an MSc Business Engineering – Operations and Technology Management from Ghent University (UGent). In between, he already did an internship at the then listed Private Equity fund Mitiska.

In 2007 he started his professional career at Deloitte as a Consultant, after which he later continued his career at VDP. In 2012, he made the move to KBC Securities within the Corporate Finance Department. Here he was involved in several M&A and ECM transactions.

Laurent worked at Blackfin Capital Partners from 2014-2016 as an Investment Manager, a French private equity fund with a focus on continental Europe. Laurent has been active within VDP as a Partner since 2016.

Chris Van hoorde

Partner

Chris obtained an MSc Business Economics - Finance from EHSAL, as well as a PBa Marketing from Hogeschool Gent (HOGENT).

In 1991 he started his professional career at KBC Bank. There he grew, after internal management training, to become Office Director. In 2010 he transferred to Het Accountantskantoor where he worked as a Partner until mid-2015.

Chris worked between 2015-2018 as a Partner at Winx Corporate Finance, today known as Dealmakers. Here he was involved in several mid-market transactions, also with an international scope. In 2018 he founded Retearn Corporate Finance, an M&A house that focuses on family-owned Belgian companies. Chris has been active within VDP as a Partner since 2021, after the merger between VDP and Retearn.

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