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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.

Operating Partners & Senior Advisors

Stefaan Vandevelde


Operating Partners Industrials & Energy

Stefaan Vandevelde is member of the Advisory Board of Trilantic Europe’s Portfolio Company Prettl SWH GmbH and serves as an Independent Director at French automotive part manufacturer Delfingen. He has over 35 years of experience in the Automotive, IT and engineering sectors, with a strong focus on management and production processes. He worked for 20 years at Siemens where he held a number of managerial positions and was President of the World Automotive Relays division from 1996 to 1999. He subsequently served as vice president EMEA of Tyco Electronics, where he built a strong network within the Automotive OEM division and supported the M&A activity. Mr. Vandevelde joined Delphi in 2002 and, at the time of his departure in 2013, had reached the position of President of Delphi Electrical / Electronics Architecture activity.  He is fluent in German, Dutch, English and French and holds an Electronic Engineering degree from CIVE, Belgium.


Trilantic Europe


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London, W1H 6LR
United Kingdom


Trafalgar Court
St Peter Port
Guernsey, GY1 4LY


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L-2449 Luxembourg