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Our Team

Trilantic Europe Founding Partners have worked together on average for over 20 years with an average tenure for all Partners and Principals of over 10 years.

Key pan-European languages spoken by our Investment Professionals


All investment professionals are fully fluent in at least two of our key languages with over 40% fully proficient in three or more languages

Years with the firm of our Investment Professionals


In addition to the investment team and finance professionals, Trilantic Europe’s network is supplemented by 12 Operating Partners and Senior Advisors as well as the Advisory Council, which has been active and chaired by Lord Baker since 2004, bringing together a group of 18 prominent Council members. Trilantic Europe draws upon their collective experience and relationships to help source investments, assist with investment evaluation and due diligence, as well as to provide post acquisition support.

Advisory Council

David Kappler


David Kappler is now largely retired although still a director of several private companies. He embarked on a portfolio career in 2004 when he retired from Cadbury Schweppes Plc, where he had been the CFO for more than nine years. This role was a culmination of a career, which started as a Trainee Accountant at Cadbury in 1965. He served as Deputy Chairman of Shire plc for 12 years until 2016; from 2004, as Chairman of Premier Foods plc for over 6 years; Senior Independent Director at IHG plc (Intercontinental Hotels Group) for 10 years; until 2018 Senior Independent Director at Flybe plc; a non-executive Director and latterly Chairman of HMV Plc until early 2006; and was also a Director of Camelot from 1995 to 2002.


Trilantic Europe


35 Portman Square
London, W1H 6LR
United Kingdom


Trafalgar Court
St Peter Port
Guernsey, GY1 4LY


26 Bd Royal
L-2449 Luxembourg