• Magchiel Groot

Magchiel Groot

Investment Officer

Magchiel is responsible for sourcing, analysing and executing transactions for the Fund’s portfolio. He has 25+ years of experience in corporate banking, project & structured finance as well as private equity. Prior to joining ILX, Magchiel worked at FMO from 1998-2019, including at the Private Equity Department, Capital Markets and seconded to the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund in London. Before FMO, he worked at Deutsche Bank in Amsterdam and London, from 1993-1998. He is also an Investment Committee Member at XSML Capital which targets SMEs in Central and East Africa with USD 120 million assets under management in three funds. While at FMO, Magchiel took an active role in the governance of the funds in his portfolio and held various board seats on behalf of FMO.

Magchiel holds an MA in History from Leiden University.

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